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From Albufeira: 4x4 Off-Road Safari & Vineyard Wine Tasting

1. From Albufeira: 4x4 Off-Road Safari & Vineyard Wine Tasting

Cross picturesque villages, orange groves, and dense forests of cork oak on this off-roading adventure in a comfortable 4×4 vehicle on this day trip from Albufeira. Delight your senses with a tasting experience at a local winery.  Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your doorstep in Albufeira. Expereince the thrill of getting off the-beaten-track as you drive off-road. Explore forests and admire sublime views as you traverse hills and valleys. See native cork trees and learn a bit about the cork process along the way. Learn the region's culture from a local. Pass through rolling vineyards where grapes ripen to perfection in the Portuguese sun.  Stop in a local winery to savor several wines that are prepared with fresh bread, cheese, jams, and smoked ham. Return to your accommodation in Albufeira a the end of your day trip. 

Albufeira: Sightseeing Cruise with Beach BBQ and Open Bar

2. Albufeira: Sightseeing Cruise with Beach BBQ and Open Bar

Explore the beautiful coastline of the Algarve on a sightseeing cruise with a BBQ lunch and open bar. Take a refreshing swim, snorkel in the serene waters, enjoy water activities or sip on your drinks at a secluded beach. Your 6-hour cruise begins in the morning with a departure from the Albufeira marina. Heading to the west, you will hug the Algarve coast as you take in the beautiful scenery of this part of Portugal. You’ll transfer to a dinghy and then disembark at a secluded beach that’s inaccessible by land. Enjoy a variety of recreational activities, sip refreshing drinks, and enjoy a unique meal prepared by the crew. During your time at the beach, you will have water and beach sports equipment available, including stand-up paddle boards, snorkeling equipment, and balls, rackets, and other beach games. After a BBQ lunch, you will have a couple of hours to relax and enjoy the deserted beach and the calm, translucent sea.

From Albufeira: Half-Day Winery Tour and Silves

3. From Albufeira: Half-Day Winery Tour and Silves

Start with pickup from your hotel or resort and travel by a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle through the Algarve countryside. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of cork trees, groves of orange trees, and picturesque villages throughout the journey.  Visit a family-owned winery and take a guided tour of the vineyard and wine cellar. Learn about the history of wine production in the region and the winemaking process. After the tour, enjoy tastings variety of wines produced onsite.  Then, travel to the charming town of Silves. Enjoy a short visit to the town and take a leisurely stroll along the cobblestone streets to the impressive Moorish castle - located at the top of the town. After some time in Silves, return to your hotel in Albufeira.

From Albufeira: Sunset Cruise and Beach BBQ with Open Bar

4. From Albufeira: Sunset Cruise and Beach BBQ with Open Bar

Take a late afternoon cruise from Albufeira to witness a stunning sunset over the bay of Armação de Pêra. Head to a secluded beach to savor a delicious BBQ meal. Enjoy an open bar onboard with live music. Depart from the Albufeira marina and head west along the coast and enjoy a stunning sunset over the bay of Armação de Pêra. Near the caves of São Rafael, transfer to a dinghy that will take you to a secluded beach that’s inaccessible by land. Enjoy listening to live music, indulge in your favorite beverage from the open bar, and savor a delicious meal prepared by the crew. Soak in scenery that has been described as some of the most spectacular in the world. Once dinner is over, return to the main vessel where the fun and festive environment continues on the trip back to Albufeira.

Albufeira: Leãozinho Barbecue Cruise

5. Albufeira: Leãozinho Barbecue Cruise

Your trip will begin at the Albufeira Marina early in the morning, as you board one of the most classical sailing boats in the Algarve. From here you’ll head towards the western part of the region, passing by S. Rafael, Galé, Salgados, and Armação de Pêra. Throughout the tour your crew will help you by providing you with some vital information which regards to this magnificent landscape. On the beach while food is being prepared by one of your guides, you’ll have the opportunity to visit some caves and rock formations in a small dinghy. The highlight of this adventure will be to try it out typical and authentic barbecued food. Every day, fresh ingredients are bought from the local area to indulge your taste buds

From Albufeira: Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour with a Guide

6. From Albufeira: Full-Day Wine Tasting Tour with a Guide

The day begins with pickup from your hotel in Albufeira and heads out into the rolling countryside of the Algarve. Soak up stunning views of the green landscapes that surround you as you make your way to two family-owned wineries. At each winery, learn about the wine making process from grape to glass and taste a selection of fine Portuguese wines. Afterwards, visit the charming town of Silves, boasting picturesque cobblestone streets and an impressive red brick castle. Spend some free time exploring on your own, learn about the rich-history of this Medieval town, and get a sense of Silves' culture as you mingle with the locals. At the end of an unforgettable day, sit back and relax on the return journey to your hotel.

Algarve: Sunset Jeep Safari Tour

7. Algarve: Sunset Jeep Safari Tour

Discover an off the beaten path version of the Algarve countryside aboard a 4WD Jeep. Visit the ancient villages, passing streams and spectacular scenery of Algarve.  You will get to stop at a local river for a swim, visit a small Moorish farm to taste the famous medronho, liqueurs and honey. Learn about the customs such as cork making, and traditions of the rustic villages from a highly knowledgeable guide, who knows all about the local history, nature, lifestyle and landscape you see.  Watch the sunset at one of the highest points in the area and enjoy dinner in a typical restaurant.

Vilamoura: Coastal Cruise on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

8. Vilamoura: Coastal Cruise on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

See the magnificent coastlines of Vilamoura and Albufeira from vantage points as you sail in a luxury sailing yacht. You will pass several beaches including, Falésia beach, Tomatoes beach, Santa Eulalia Beach, and Olhos de Agua beach as you travel to Albufeira. Enjoy a welcome drink, cheese, and Portuguese Chorizo as you admire the views from vantage points where the Algarve coastline divides. See the clay formations of Falésia beach. Soak in the sun, relax, and listen to some music. Stop for a quick swim in the ocean before arriving back in Vilamoura.

Algarve: Silves and Vineyard Tour with Wine Tasting

9. Algarve: Silves and Vineyard Tour with Wine Tasting

Taste the finest wines while exploring the countryside and culture of the Algarve region on this guided day trip that includes hotel transfers. Stop in Silves, the former capital of the Algarve, and admire its Arabic architecture. After a hotel pickup, head to Silves, which was once the capital of the Moorish Kingdom of the Algarve. Get free time to visit Silves Castle and Silves Cathedral, both built with the red sandstone characteristic of the area. You will then have free time to purchase lunch at your expense. Continue to a family-run wine estate, set amid rolling vines, stylish villas, tennis courts, and outdoor pools. Take a guided tour of the vineyards and cellars. Taste the locally produced wines and enjoy the flavors of homemade bread along with olive oil.

Albufeira: Volkswagen T2 Algarve Wine Tour

10. Albufeira: Volkswagen T2 Algarve Wine Tour

Get picked up from your hotel and board a charismatic Volkswagen T2 for a 3-hour wine experience. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed with an explanation of the winery and its special wines. See the Algarve in a unique way and learn about the history of the region, gaining insight into its culture with knowledge from local experts, as you admire the beauty of the region. Choose from a private tour with just your group or a public tour open to others while you visit a local winery. Following that, you will have the opportunity to take part in a wine tasting consisting of red, white, and rosé. Enjoy sipping your wine as you admire tranquil countryside.

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What people are saying about Albufeira

Amazing experience. We were 4 adults and 4 kids btw 4 and 6 years old, we were very late to the activity, but they were kind enough to let us in. Service, hospitality was great.we had snacks, cheese and portugues chorizo wich is always tasty, we had the opportunity to swim, kids love that. It was amazing!!!!!

Great trip. I had 4 large glasses of wine. Informative trip to vineyard. Goats cheese amazing and nice meats. Drivers and wine tasting host were great. Only thing that would have made it better was a little seat during tasting.

I can only highly recommend this tour. We had our safari tour with Georg as our guide and it was very entertaining.

Brilliant trip tour guide had great knowledge about everything to do with wine.

The tour guide (lady), can’t remember her name I’m afraid was excellent!!