You may engage in canoeing, angling, sailing and windsurfing; and also nature-watching and trekking in the tranquil surroundings.
In the vicinity, you may visit S. Vicente, with its typical chimneys, wander through the charming historical centre of Campo Maior, the town of the Flower Festivities, or visit its famous Mayor Wine Cellars designed by the reputed architect Siza Vieira. The ruins of the Ouguela Fortress are another interesting site.
On a trip to Elvas, you may visit the fortresses, the Cathedral and the museums. Glance through the antique shops of Borba, before having lunch in Estremoz or else go on a spree to Spain and have a drink in Badajoz (only 20mins away).
On the way, taste the rich and varied local cuisine and try some of the best Portuguese wines, produced here, in the Alentejo.