Family Adventure Holiday

Family Holidays

Sunshine & adventureare the key words for this trip.
The whole family getting fitter, healthier with plenty of exciting activities. Finish the day with home-cooked food&
a comfortable base set in nature.

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Dates 2018 At a Glance:
Half Term
26th May - 2nd June
 
Summer Holidays
7th - 14th July (14 spaces left)
14th - 21st July (10 spaces left)
21st - 28th July (14 spaces left)
28th - 4th Aug. (2 spaces left)
4th - 11th Aug. (9 spaces left)
11th - 18th of Aug. (6 spaces left)
18th - 25th Aug. (14 spaces left)
25th Aug. - 1st Sept.
 
Half Term
20th - 278th Oct. (6 spaces left)


Information:
• Duration: 8 Days
• Country: Portugal
• Area: Cape St Vincent, Algarve
• Activities: Multi-activity
• Grade: Moderate
• Closest Airport: Faro 
• Price: 750 Euros Per Adult
• Price: 650 Euros Per Child

What is Included:
• 5 Days Activities
• 7 Nights accommodation
• 7 Breakfast
• 5 Picnic lunches & 1 buffet lunch
• 6 Dinners
• Activity transfers
• Experienced  local guide
• 1 Free day

Trip Highlights
Surfing, the big swing, lake swimming & the zip line...
meeting new people, amazing food, farm animals, learning to be a kayak pirate. Capture the flag in the forest. A shady hammock.


Info and Kit List More Holiday Dates
It is a summer holiday, for the whole family, full of sun, beach, water, evening fires under starlight... Children playing, laughing, parents finding the time to relax and recharge, meeting new friends, having adventures & learning skills. Parents hopefully finding the time to relax and recharge, to have fun, to meet new people. Mobiles are mostly forgotten by the end of the week!

Itinerary at a Glance
• Day 1 : Arrive Faro, arrive to Eco Lodge, short walk.
• Day 2 : Adventure walk to the beach, swimming & games.
• Day 3 : Rock climbing and beach.
• Day 4 : Bike ride to lunch spot and beach.
• Day 5 : Surf lesson.
• Day 6 : Free day, morning T-shirt painting, afternoon optional.
• Day 7 : Kayak day .
• Day 8 : Trip ends after breakfast, transfer to Faro.


Activities
Sea kayaking: Follow the river estuary to the sea. Swim, play and  picnic before we head back to the little village for a piece of delicious cake.

Adventure walk: We do a short walk that takes us to a beach, for a swim or a big lake where we have lunch and then walk back to the start.

Surfing: Head to the beach for a fun day in the water, learn to surf, beach games and sun. This is an activity for the whole family.

Body bording:
the first step to uderstanding waves. enjoy  an afternoon in the waves.

Climbing: An introduction to climbing. Learn some basic climbing instruction including using gear, tying knots, then a chance for every one to have a go...the climbing is easy, you do not have to leave the ground if you don´t want to. Off to Sagres for a visit and the best ice-cream in Portugal.

Coastal bike trip: An easy ride for all, Follow tracks, cross rivers pass through forests, sometimes we tow a small one if needed... End up at a little coastal village for a well deserved ice-cream and swim. Option: Transfer or ride back.

Boat trip: to the most SW tip of Europe: this is a half-day trip and it is possible to sometimes see dolphins. This is an optional trip for the free day.

Archery: since we have a very big field our children have decided we must do archery. Test your skills.

T-Shirt Painting: it was such a success with both adults and children that we added this fun experience. Escape the sun, for a bit of shade and art.
  Other free time activities
Farm experience:
time spent on the farm, collect eggs, pick fruit, collect tomatoes or beans, maybe even plant a tree.

Night walk:
be amazed by the amount of stars and brightness of the night sky. Spend time finding planets, constellations, Galaxies, experience the milky way.
Lake swimming:
enjoy the natural lake, swim, take a kayak, try the zip-line or lie on the deck and enjoy the sun

Trip to "Cabo San Vicente"
to watch the sun go down, with a glass of wine or something nice.

Field game: 
we have various games and challenges. Night walks,archery, marshmallow roasting on the fire.

We choose the activities for the day according to the weather and the condition of the people involved. 

All our guides are based locally. They are all passionate about their surroundings and are committed to sharing their
experiences with you.

Group sizes are small (4-16 people) as we feel it gives the tours a good mix of people whilst giving everyone the opportunity to learn something new.

Single parent, single child families and grandparents are very welcome. This holiday is ideal for children between 6 and 75 years old, although we do eccept younger and older siblings. Contact us if you think your child will manage but is to young. The children are given lots of freedom and the space to be themselves
Our trips tend to sell our quickly with many repeat bookings, so do get in touch. We will try to recommend the best week for your family with children with compatible ages and interests. We look forward to meeting you and your family!

What people say...

Happy customer
Our family had an amazing adventure in southern Portugal. We biked, kayaked, surfed, rock climbed, swam and traveled all over the southwestern part of the Algarve. The food was amazing and the host family was delightful. I highly recommend aqua ventura for an active family who wants to have fun, try new things, and learn about a different part of the world from knowledgeable hosts.
By the end of the week you will feel like part of the family and be
plotting your return.
Susannah Washburn
Happy customer
Jonny and Violeta, thanks so much for a lovely holiday, trying to pretend we are still on holiday back at home :) I loved the quiet, and the relaxed pace of activities, you always seemed to just know what we'd like to do and for how long. Thomas so enjoyed the company of your lovely children and is already asking when we can come back. We will see you again for sure.
The Berries x
Alison Molyneux Berry
Happy Customers
I wasn’t sure quite what to expect when I agreed to go on holiday with my family (incl. 3 younger brothers) at nearly 21 years old but I can 100% say that it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I know that very few 17/18+ year old's would ever consider a holiday with their parents but this place is something else entirely. For the first time in years I was able to entirely forget about exams/university and just relax. The activities, the food, the location… Everything was amazing and the chilled atmosphere allowed me to be a part of both the ‘adult group’ and also to just be a kid again. Jonny, Vio & their team were amazing and I cannot thank them enough for an absolutely fantastic week!
Lydia Fasey
Happy customer
If you want a beach holiday where the most activity you get is turning over on your towel, this is NOT the holiday for you! If you DO like to share laughs & have fun with your family with Jonny, doing stuff like climbing,cycling,kayaking & falling off surfboards, then come back to eat Vio's amazing food & relax in your own lovely cottage, then THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY! Jonny's homemade pizzas aren't
half bad either….!
Claire Pedder
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