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Benagil: Benagil Caves Kayaking Experience

1. Benagil: Benagil Caves Kayaking Experience

Be at one with nature with this environmentally-friendly kayaking experience, and explore along the coast and inside several caves of Benagil.   Begin at Benagil beach, from where you will be run through an introduction on kayaking, and the safe management of your kayak once inside the caves. Afterward, kayak to the Golden Beach of Marinha. On the way, you will enter several small and big caves. On the return journey, take a 20-minute stop at the beach inside the Benagil Cave for some unforgettable pictures. Go inside several big and small caves near the Benagil Cave and learn from your guide about the formation, surrounding nature and natural life.

Algarve: Benagil Beach 2-Hour Double Kayak Rental

2. Algarve: Benagil Beach 2-Hour Double Kayak Rental

Visit the spectacular caves and desert beaches of the Benagil area with a double kayak rental. Spend up to 2 hours exploring the Algarve's main attractions. See breathtaking rock formations, including the famous Benagil Caves. Enter the caves from the comfort of your kayak. During your kayak ride, spot some of the Algarve's local fish and sea birds before returning to Benagil Beach.

Algarve: Benagil Caves 2-Hour Guided Kayaking Tour

3. Algarve: Benagil Caves 2-Hour Guided Kayaking Tour

Visit the spectacular caves and secret beaches near Benagil on a guided kayaking tour. Over the course of this tour, you'll get to explore several caves, watch local fish and birdlife, and see rock formations and corals in the area. Learn how to correctly use the kayak with your guide who will explain the proper techniques and safety precautions that you need to take when you're inside the caves.   The tour starts from Benagil Beach before heading to some of the so-called cathedrals of the sea. You'll also be able to get out of your kayak to do some exploring on foot.  Be sure to take lots of excellent photos during the course of this once-in-a-lifetime experience that will end at Benagil, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Portimão: Benagil Grottoes Boat Cruise

4. Portimão: Benagil Grottoes Boat Cruise

Enjoy a visit to the beautiful grottoes of the Algarve in a comfortable boat. Beautiful cliffs, dramatic grottoes and sandy beaches make this tour a magical experience.  Depart from Portimão, passing the scenic fishing village of Ferragudo and the historic fortress that overlooks the beach. Cruise slowly towards Carvoeiro, passing by secluded beaches. Relax and enjoy the beautiful coastal scenery along the way. You will then head into the different grottoes at Algar Seco and Benagil. Admire the natural rock formations that have been formed by erosion and the power of the sea. On the way back, stop to swim in the clear waters of the Atlantic.

From Benagil: Kayak or SUP Benagil Caves & Coast Line Tour

5. From Benagil: Kayak or SUP Benagil Caves & Coast Line Tour

Meeting point is in front of the restaurant `O Pescador` just 100m from the Benagil beach. After a quick check-in, begin your coastline and cave tour with a visit to the famous Benagil Cave. Kayak or stand up paddleboard and discover hidden gems of the coastline with your expert local guide. Visit the famous Benagil Cave, and discover hidden gems of the coastline with your expert local guide. Enjoy some stops for swimming in the ocean, and to discover secluded beaches.

From Portimão: Catamaran Cruise to Benagil Caves with BBQ

6. From Portimão: Catamaran Cruise to Benagil Caves with BBQ

Depart from Portimão and pass by the pretty fishing village of Ferragudo and the historic castle that overlooks the beach. Cruise at ease towards the east and don’t forget your camera to capture the beautiful coastal scenery along the way. Head towards the grottoes at Benagil, where on small boats the tour will take you into different grottoes. Marvel at the natural rock formations and be transported to the beach, where you can soak in the sun. In the meantime, the crew prepares a delicious BBQ for you on the beach with bread, salad, mixed grill, complete with an open bar with red or white wine, water, orangeade.  Travel back while passing by some of the beautiful, secluded cove beaches around Carvoeiro. Enjoy the beautiful views and create a holiday memory that you won’t forget.

Benagil: GUIDED TOUR TO THE ALGAR kayaking/Paddleboarding

7. Benagil: GUIDED TOUR TO THE ALGAR kayaking/Paddleboarding

The experience will start in Benagil with our team of SUP/KAYAK instructors; We are the best private group tours company, you can check on our instagram page: @xplorebenagil; There you will visit the most beautiful corners of the Algarve coast in the Benagil-Marinha region, where you can dive and float in the most beautiful waters of the Algarve; It will allow you to enter the most stunning and unique caves in the region, such as the “Algar de Benagil” which is the best known natural monument in the Algarve, considered the 15th most beautiful cave in the world; During the tour we will also pass by the most beautiful wild beaches in the region feeling the dimension of the cliffs and view the figures that were sculpted by the waves of the sea. I will also give a brief explanation of how caves and algars are formed. The duration of the Tour or even the day can be changed depending on the Sea conditions. About us: Passion for water sports and Nature. Tourist guide from 2016, loves to meet and host people. I have a twin brother and we are both your guides/instructors. Profissional SUP instructor. Registered at IPDJ/ASUPP, FEPONS, FPS. Proficient in 3 languages. ENG - PT- ES

From Portimão: 2-Hour Catamaran Tour to Benagil Caves

8. From Portimão: 2-Hour Catamaran Tour to Benagil Caves

Enjoy a relaxing family-friendly tour that will take you through the caves in Benagil and Marinha Beach and allow you to marvel at the beautiful Algarve coastline. From the Portimão Marina, your local Captain will take you to the east coast of Portimão and show you the amazing caves located along the Algarve coastline, including the very well known Benagil Cave. Marvel at the Algar of Benagil, the lighthouse, the Love Cave, and the cathedral. To finish off your tour, take the opportunity to dive in these crystalline waters nearby the famous Marinha Beach.

Benagil Beach: Standup Paddle Board and Kayak Rental

9. Benagil Beach: Standup Paddle Board and Kayak Rental

Discover the Algarve coast like a local, with a rented standup paddle board or a kayak. Take your time and enjoy a full day out at sea or keep it short and sweet and head out with a specific agenda — the choice is yours. See the caves, cliffs, and hidden beaches the Algarve is famous for. Paddle into coves and up to beaches, deciding to spend as much or as little time at each location. Jump into the clear turquoise waters for a cooling dip whenever you feel like it, before continuing on your active journey. Learn a new skill or hone your previous knowledge, either way prior knowledge of how to use a standup paddle board or kayak is not necessary as they're very stable and safe. Feel the waves beneath you and marvel at the colorful fish swimming underwater. This activity is the perfect day out to enjoy the Algarve's pristine nature.

Faro: Guided Benagil Cave and Marinha Beach Tour

10. Faro: Guided Benagil Cave and Marinha Beach Tour

After gathering at the tour meeting point, your van will depart from Faro for the approximately hour-long journey after which you will arrive to Benagil Beach. It will be from this location, together with your instructor, that you will enter the cave. It will take between 5 and 10 minutes to enter the cave, after which you will have 40 minutes inside to enjoy its unique environment. You can choose to spend your time taking photos, swimming, and just generally relaxing. It will soon be time to head to Marinha Beach, which is considered the most beautiful beach in Portugal. At this location you will have an hour to discover the amazing cliffs and views, following which you will head back to Faro.

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What people are saying about Benagil beach

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,274 reviews

Oh this was the absolute best fun experience. We are an older couple in our late 60s and felt safe and cared for . Diogo our guide was excellent, very knowledgeable, fun and super lovely man . This is an experience not to be missed! Thomas the tour organiser ensures all conditions are safe. If you have any back issues let him know and he can organise a seat for the Kayak , this made my time in the kayak so easy .

It was an amazing life time experience. The guides were super friendly and in fact helped us capture great pictures during our time in kayaking. Incredible two hours they were. Both my friend and I dint know swimming yet the kayaking was not scary. Life Jacket and offcourse the guide with us took real good care of us.

We had a great time exploring the caves and kayaking. Our instructors were excellent.

Excellent tour!! Guides were amazing!! Thoroughly recommend

Absolutely amazing experience. Our guide Miguel was great.