Water activity

Faro: Ria Formosa Faro Islands Catamaran Tour

Activity provider: Islands 4 you

Faro: Ria Formosa Faro Islands Catamaran Tour

Activity provider: Islands 4 you

From US$ 36.42 per person

Visit the Ria Formosa Natural Park on a catamaran that will take you on a route among the most magical islands in the region. You’ll make stops at some of the islands and the experienced guide onboard.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Portuguese

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a pleasant and comfortable journey on a modern catamaran
  • Sail through the channels in Ria Formosa Natural Park
  • Stop to see the beautiful islands of Farol and Deserta
Full description

Sail to the beautiful Ria Formosa Natural Park by catamaran, with regular departures scheduled from Faro. The journey follows the Ria Formosa channels and includes stops at the magical islands of Farol and Deserta.

See the imposing Santa Maria Lighthouse in Farol and enjoy time to explore and try island cuisine. In Deserta, admire the rolling dunes and unique landscapes. Look out for unique flora and fauna, including the chameleon.

Enjoy plenty of swimming opportunities on both islands, with secluded beaches and pristine shores. On board, learn about the islands and the park with insightful commentary from your guide in various languages.

Includes
  • Boat tour
  • Local guide
  • Safety briefing
  • Life jackets
  • Pick-up service
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Date

Meeting point

Islands 4 you, approximately 10-meters in front Eva Senses Hotel. The tour operator will be wearing a red T-shirt or jacket.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • The roof of the boat might not be accessible during bad weather conditions
  • From April to October, the tour is 4 hours in the morning (with a break for lunch, at your own expense, on Farol Island); the afternoon tour is 3.5 hours. From November to March, the morning and afternoon tours are both 3 hours
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 1149 reviews

Review summary

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

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The only thing that bothered me was the finding the meeting point. On the other hand, the tour guide was great. Knowing so much to talk about nature. The whole tour went in calm rhythm without rushing, there was plenty of free time to enjoy the great weather and the powerful ocean. Worth to visit.

October 15, 2022

The trip was ever so nice.. we got to see so many native birds and were lucky to see flamingos too !! Our guide was very knowledgeable and explained things to us.. I would recommend a light jacket for the sunset trip as it gets quite breezy on the way back.

October 4, 2022

The boat essentially takes you to two beautiful and unforgettable beaches. So more than a tour it is a way to reach the islands to go to the sea and sunbathe. There is a stop of an hour on the first and 1 hour and a half on the second. Umbrella for the beach is recommended

August 29, 2022

Product ID: 64208