Fiesa 2016 as its advertised is more commonly known as Sand City and has been an attraction in the Algarve for many years. Celebrating its 14th year at the site in Areias de Pera it once again has a great selection of sculptures. The rain at the beginning of the season can cause the odd spot of damage but nothing that takes away from the skill and hard work of the artists that make these great pieces.
Over the years there have been many themes: Wonders of the World, Stage & Screen and Music to name just a few. This years theme is is a mixture mainly based around the music and films themes. From the the great classics to current music heroes and even the characters from the 2015 Disney hit Frozen! Its a great trip out for a couple of hours of something other than sea, beaches and water parks. Prices vary depending on age and discounts can be found online.
Our personal recommendation is to go early evening and have a stroll round the sculptures in the day light when its not too hot! Then as the sun goes down you can have a drink from the onsite bar. As the night comes in the lights are turned on and the sculptures take on a completely different look with nice lights and background music, you can easily walk round a second time and see things you may have missed. If your feet ache from all the beach walking of the day you can even choose to hire a golf buggy or a segway to go round the sculptures in style! Prices of these vary on choice and time but are ideal for elderly or people with mobility issues.
If you or your family or even guests staying at your property need transfers from the Algarve to Sand City then please remember to bear Algarve365 in mind.
ADULTS = 9 EUROS
OVER 65’S = 7.50 EUROS
CHILDREN AGED 6-12 YRS = 4.50 EUROS
CHILDREN 0-5 = FREE
Areias de Pêra – Est. Municipal 524
37º 07′ 42″ N
08º 19′ 55″ W