Water activity

From Portimão: Algar de Benagil and Sea Caves Boat Tour

Activity provider: Royal Nautic

From Portimão: Algar de Benagil and Sea Caves Boat Tour

Activity provider: Royal Nautic
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From US$ 37.84 per person

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Visit the stunning rocky cliffs of the Algarve coastline and its most spectacular cave on a boat ride that will take you to unique hidden beaches and to the famous Benagil Cave.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish, French

Experience

Highlights
  • Take in panoramic views of Portimão city, Benagil Caves, and beaches
  • Enjoy a boat tour accompanied by a guide
  • Visit the famous beach of Praia da Marinha
Full description

Sail along the Algarve coast on a boat trip from Portimão. Admire highlights, including the Benagil Cave and the Fort of São João do Arade. Swim in the crystal waters and learn about the area from your guide.

Boarding at the Marina of Portimão, you will see the Castel of S.João do Arade and the fort of Stª Catarina from the Arade River, a unique perspective from the river to the city of Portimão. 

See beautiful beaches and caves, from Portimão through to Carvoeiro, passing Benagil all the way to the famous beach of Praia da Marinha. During the boat tour, your guide will talk and explain all about the caves and the coastline, fauna, flora, and the geology of the region with the stunning caves formations. On the way back to the marina your skipper will navigate the boat away from the cliffs giving you a broader perspective of the coastline.

Includes
  • Guide
  • Boat tour
  • Swimming stop
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with back problems
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Check-in at the "Royal Nautic" kiosk at Portimão Marina.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Towel
    • Sunscreen
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

    Not allowed

    • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 434 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.6/5
    • Value for money
      4.7/5
    • Safety
      4.8/5

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    Our group of 6 adults really enjoyed the trip along the coast. The guide had a lot of useful and fun information for us. The scenery was lovely and the caves we visited were interesting. We have s much more detailed view of the area than we did before the boat trip.

    October 31, 2022

    We have done this tour twice. The captain shows a lot of dexterity with his boat, he navigates perfectly well and adapts to the passengers on board. No unnecessary and uncomfortable accelerations. The guy who comments speaks French and puts humor in his comments. They are both very caring and competent.

    October 21, 2022

    The tour was good, but the boat was too big to enter some of the caves that other smaller and colorful boats did. Also the location was very far, for people coming first time in Pontimao is very difficult to find the way to the marina and the buses do not come as per the posted schedule. Lot of tours started from the naval club, very close to village center. This info must be added in the description that the location of the activity is 1 hour walk from city center and public transport sucks

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    October 19, 2022

    Product ID: 228793