Local Attractions and Activities

The local area is full of amazing places to go and visit with activity rolling through the entire year.  We feel privileged to be located in such a beautiful area and not a day goes by that we don’t discover a new wonder located right on our doorstep. This area of Portugal has something for everyone; great surf, fantastic food, delicious wines and amazing culture are just some of the local attractions.


Being located on a Peninsula means we are surrounded by stunning and award winning beaches.  Despite the area becoming ever more attractive to tourists you can still find solitude if you prefer a little privacy.  For those of you that enjoy the beach lifestyle you will be more than satisfied as the area is a Mecca for all types of activity. You really don’t have to go far to find the perfect beach for you.  Adults and children alike can enjoy our beaches.

There really is something for everyone!


The local surf scene is world renowned.  We see many visiting competitions to our shores including some of the biggest in the world, attracting the worlds top surfers.  Here there is a wave with everyone’s name on it.  No matter your ability from beginner to professional alike there is a set just waiting to break.  The local area has numerous surf schools offering everything from basic lessons to advanced techniques based on your abilities.  Within just a few hours you can be surfing safely.

Create memories which will last a life time!

Supertubes Surfing
Day Trips

Finding something to do here is not difficult.  Keeping the children occupied, or off out exploring, there are a multitude of attractions to visit and enjoy.  The coastline here offers great routes for walking and cycling and there are day trips and excursions on offer all across the area.  We would highly recommend a visit to the incredibly beautiful Berlengas, an Island just off the coast.  Or you can visit one of the many surf schools, sailing schools, and learn something new.

No matter what your activity level is, you will find something here to keep you and your camera occupied!

Beautiful Berlenga Islands
Food & Drink

We are surrounded by culinary delights, deep tradition, local wines and produce, stunning restaurants, and being local to various harbours, the freshest seafood available.  For food and drink connoisseurs to those looking for a burger and chips on the beach the local restaurants, cafe’s, and bistros offer a fine range of fast food and gourmet feasts to make most pallets feel as if they have gone on holiday.  Late night meals for two, or a whole family get together, can all be catered for within a short distance of Silvercoast Apartments.

Delicious and delectable treats brought straight to your table!

Portuguese cuisine
History & Culture

Portugal in general is known for its culture and history.  Many famous journeys set sail from our sandy shores.  Therefore the local culture, heritage and history of our surrounding area is on display and easily accessible.  From museums to markets, sea faring folk to the blown on a breeze whispers of Fado music coming from an alley hiding a local Festa (festival),  Culture is all around us.  If you want more just a short drive away are the historic towns of Obidos and Alcobaça, plus many more historic treasures.

Culture is a way of life here.  When in Rome..  Enjoy it, embrace it, and live it!

Baleal Island