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Afternoon Sailing and Caves Tour from Portimao

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    What to Expect
    The trip starts in the historical harbor of Portimão, towards South-East Coast. We follow the Arade River, passing the fishing villages of Ferragudo and two medieval forts entering the Atlantic Ocean. We pass the lighthouse of Ferragudo and set our sails. We will pass the beach of Caneiros, the Roman Tower and smugglers cave, Benagil and Carvoeiro and its beautifull rock formations of Algar Seco, Vale Centianes, Praia da Marinha and Armação de Pêra.

    Along the trip will be visited the most beautifull caves such as Benagil and Alfanzina, done with traditional cave boats and we will explore the fascinating caves. We anchor in calm sea and it is time for a swim in the clear waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The way back to Portimão is by engine power.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Pier Cais Vasco da Gama
    Old harbour, next to Clube Naval Portimão
    Departure Time
    2pm. Boarding is 30 minutes before departure
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Local taxes
    • Boat tour
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We boarded the caravelle in Portimao, a beautiful timber sail and engine powered ship. the crew were laid back but very friendly and took great care of everyone. The Santa bernarda Pirate ship sailed east along the stunning coastline and we had informative snippets of...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    1  Thank nomadCork
    Reviewed August 25, 2019

    This trip on Santa Bernarda would stand out for a long long time for its unique experience it offers. Spent a good amount of time with the Captain and possibly owner Bernardo too to understand the genesis of this ship, tour and experience they offer...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    2  Thank karan06011955
    Reviewed June 19, 2019

    The boat is amazing, very impressive to look at and is the genuine pirate ship! Myself and my partner chose this trip to experience sailing past the beautiful Portuguese coastline, we were very disappointed when they raised one sail but it was just for show,...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Glenda Q
    Reviewed May 7, 2019

    Caves are a must see in Portugal and the small power boats used by this tour allowed access to the smaller caves that other tours could not enter. This was the highlight but if you are expecting to sail you will be disappointed. The crew...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Jon N
    Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

    In good weather this boat trip would be brilliant but on the day we had booked for, it was very windy with heavy rain showers. We couldn't cancel without losing our money so we turned up, expecting the staff to tell us if the conditions...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    2  Thank Roam364999
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    May 28, 2018|
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    The tour takes from 2:30 hours to 3 hours. Yes, there's shade for the little people, but just to be sure about it, be on time to be one of the first ones. The families with children always enter first anyway.
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