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.

Exploring the area by horse

For riding lessons or hacks you can contact:

CEIA (Centro Equestre Internacional de Alfeizerão) (website only in Portuguese, but they also speak English).

Centro Hípico de Alcaria, in de Serra de Aire e de Candeeiros. Check their website for all activities, and for contact details.

Centro de BTT

Portugal's first official mountainbike centre, the Centro de BTT, is located in the naturepark Serra d'Aire e Candeeiros.

There are 7 routes in the area, varying in distance and difficulty. The total length of the tracks is 265 kilometer. It's possible to combine several routes, or to switch from one route to another during your track. All routes cross nature and the best places in the area, where you can also have a stop for something to eat or drink.

The mountainbike center is located next to the ecological park Pia do Urso, in the Serra d'Aire e Candeeiros. There are changing rooms with showers available, but there is also room for cleaning your bike or do some small repairs. There is plenty of parking space around the center, and there is a restaurant and cafés at the ecological park.

The center makes sure the tracks are checked maintained throughout the year.

Centro de BTT

The best country to play golf

Although it all started in the Algarve, you can now find golfcourses all over the country. However, the best and most beautiful courses are at the Silver Coast!

Bom Sucesso (18 holes, par 72)
2510-663 Óbidos

Dolce Campo Real (18 holes, par 72)
Estrada Municipal, 619 - 1/Cadriceira
2565 - 779 Turcifal/Torres Vedras

Royal Óbidos (18 holes, par 72)
Cabeço da Serra, Óbidos
2510-665 - Vau

Praia D'El Rey (18 holes, par 73)
Vale de Janelas
2514-999 Óbidos

West Cliffs (18 holes, par 72)
Vau, Óbidos


Looking to book a golfcourse for a reasonable GreenFee?

Enjoy an organised activity

Adventure By You offers all kinds of activities and excursions, like dolphin spotting, horseriding on the beach or inland, bicycle tours, or a wine excursion. You can see all possibilities and make reservations on their website. Tours are in English.

Atlantic Safaris in Nazaré offers a great day in or at the sea. Flyboarding, dolphin spotting, a tour to the Berlengas, scubadiving, and lots more. You can find their complete programme on their website. Tours are in English.

Jinah Trans offers guided tours during low season. Jan and Hilde love to take you to the best places in the Costa de Prata (Silver Coast). Tours are in Dutch, English, French and German. Go to their website for the full programme.

And there's more choice in daytrips: Daytours and Gowestours offer you a wide range of excursions. Tours are in English.