Active holidays

For an active holiday or a just a sportive day

The Costa de Prata is sunny, has beautiful historic places and buildings, but also many possibilities for an active day.

The Atlantic Ocean offers great possibilities for activities on or in the water.  But don't worry, also on land or in the aire you can have a great and sporty day out.

New bathhouse offers 19th century wellness

In the 19th century Nazaré was wellknown for its warm seawater baths to help relieve backaches and for slimming.

In the 20th century there were 2 "warm baths", where every year thousands of visitors came to enjoy the therapeutic properties of seawater and sea algae. The climate in Nazaré is affected by a gigantic canyon in the ocean (the Nazaré Canyon,) that causes the oceanwater to be enriched with very rich elements, and gives region pure and healthy air.

The medicinal seawater protects the skin, regulates physiological functions, relaxes tense muscles, activates the metabolism, and stimulates blood circulation. The salty ocean water is beneficial for people with rheumatism, respiratory problems, or allergies of the bronchial tubes, skin problems, obesity, insomnia, stress and depression.

Thalasso Portugal offers not only thalasso therapy, but also various spa treatments such as mud wraps, algae baths, and massages.

You can do a thoroughly enjoy the warm seawater bath with its water jets, fountains, waves and currents. After that you can relax on a lounger and enjoy the panoramic view: the port to your left, the beach and the ocean in front of you, and Sítio of Nazaré and the fort of São Miguel to the right. You'll be walking on air after this experience!

Take a look:


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Exploring the area by horse

For riding lessons or hacks you can contact:

- CEIA (Centro Equestre Internacional de Alfeizerão)

- Centro Hípico de Alcaria, in de Serra de Aire e de Candeeiros

Water fun for the whole family!

At the Costa de Prata you are never far from the sea if you want to swim. But a water park is of course also a great day out, especially for the kids.

There are 'Parques Aquáticos' in Peniche, Vieira de Leiria, and at the exit of the Grutas Mira d'Aire in the Serra de Aire e de Candeeiros.

Lots of cycling possibilities

Although the Portuguese are not very keen cyclists, the number of cycling paths is increasing and the government is working on the promotion of cycling.

If you would like to explore the area by bicycle, you can contact for example Buka Bike, or Bikerent Silvercoast. You can pick up the bikes at their place, but they also deliver the bikes at your holiday rental.

At BikeIberia you can rent a bicycle for the whole of the Iberian peninsula. Please make sure you make your reservation at least 72 hours before rental date.