Are you ready for a half day sailing in Portimão?Looking for the best things to do in Portimão? If you’re on holidays in Portimão, one of the best ways to enjoy the region is by boat. Portimão has strong historical ties with boating and you can feel that yourself while on one of our beautiful sailing sailing ships on the Atlantic. Let’s go sailing in Portimão!
Get aboard on one of our luxurious yachts and enjoy Portimão from a different perspective. This excursion with sailing in Portimão takes about four hours. The departure of this sailing tour in is at our Dolphin Watching Center in Ferragudo. On the opposite bench of the Arade river than the Marina of Portimão.
Leaving behind the Arade estuary, where the Arade River meets the Atlantic, we will sail along the south coast. Depending on the ocean and weather conditions, we will set sail east or west along the coast. On west we’ll go sailing along Praia da Rocha and Praia dos Três Irmãos, reaching Alvor. The Lagoon of Alvor, also known as Ria de Alvor is beautiful! To the East, we’ll come by the fishermen’s town of Carvoeiro. We’ll be heading towards the famous caves of Benagil. Either West or East, you’ll always have stunning landscapes, beaches and sheltered bays.
We’ll take a break in a sheltered bay. Here you will have the opportunity to relax. If you wish, feel free to refresh yourself with a nice swim. For those that would like to explore the underwater world, snorkelling equipment will be provided. The vessel that will take you sailing from Portimão is called “Oceanus”. “Oceanus” is a 44 ft fast sailing catamaran. We promise that moments of adrenaline and joy are part of this sailing experience! And of course, we won’t let you get hungry or thirsty; we’ll serve some snacks and non-alcoholic beverages.
The skipper of “Oceanus” is an experienced Marine Biologist and sailor. In fact, he already did two Atlantic crossings and has several years experience as a sailing and dolphin watching guide. He will be happy to share all the details of the local marine wildlife and all the secrets of sailing on a catamaran.
Sailing in Portimão is an experience to be remembered and repeated!
Enjoy the view over the amazing coastline from a unique perspective;
Modern and luxurious boat with space in the shade and the sun;
The experienced skipper knows all the secrets and history of the region, and will happily tell you all about it;
This experience will give you access exclusive areas far from the busy touristic areas;
We provide some snorkeling equipment so you can discover the underwater world if you want;
Detailed tour operator information, including local phone number and exact address, is included in your confirmation email;
Please check-in 20 minutes before the start of the experience;
Something warm may be smart too on the colder evenings;
To place your booking request, a full upfront payment is required.
We recommend bringing sunscreen, swimming gear, a hat and a towel;
A safety briefing by a multilingual guide, insurance and life-jackets are included;
We’ll serve some drinks and snacks;