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Municipal Park of the Springs

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Address: Estombar, Lagoa, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 282 380 400

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One of my favourite places in the Algarve!

Beautiful historic canal systems that you can swim in on hot days. The water is so clear but it is extra cold, so perfect for a hot day in the algarve! Can get popular on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 September 2016
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Beautiful historic canal systems that you can swim in on hot days. The water is so clear but it is extra cold, so perfect for a hot day in the algarve! Can get popular on the weekends/holidays with many locals coming with picnics, but there is plenty of room for everyone! Lots of picnic tables, BBQs, children's playground, walking nature... More 

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Bolton, Lancs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were brought to the springs by our tour guide on Jipe safari. A lovely place for a picnic, stroll or just to relax. Playground for small children and walks through the park land. The spring pool was very busy with school children on a trip when we visited but it was lovely to see them enjoying themselves. It Is... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Visited on a Sunday when the area was alive with family parties making use of the picnic area and BBQ. Children were enjoying the fresh water swimming pools and the fitness trail was obviously a pull for young and adults alike. We had a lovely walk along the banks of the river and will look forward to returning to see... More 

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Barreiro, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Visit outside the peak summer season. The place is very nice, a merger between the well-being and nature. Great space to hold a picnic with the kids. In the summer should be more confusion but in the summer is always in this area. Good also for a canoe ride too. A good choice for a different afternoon.

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Alvor, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

A lovely spot for a quiet picnic or a family day out. The fontes mean the springs, here there are salt water low lying water, mixing with fresh water, picnic tables, an old abandoned stone water mill make for lovely photos. F you take any of the trails leading from the fontes you may well see a variety of bird... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

This is just outside Estombar and is used in summer as an educational area for youths. Out of season, it is quiet and scenic. See all the different flora and fauna of the area including a small estuary. For the fitness buffs there are several stations around the pathways to exercise while jogging or riding a bike.

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