Water activity

Ponta da Piedade: 2-Hour Boat Cruise

Ponta da Piedade: 2-Hour Boat Cruise

From US$ 28.29 per person

Enjoy a round trip cruise between Lagos and Praia da Porto de Mos, stopping at Ponta de Piedade to marvel at the stunning caves and famous rock formations. Snorkel and swim in the glorious Atlantic salt water.

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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Have fun on the round trip cruise between Lagos and Praia da Porto de Mos
  • Relax aboard a Mananita boat
  • Admire the views of the caves and rock formations of Ponta da Piedade and the Algarve coast
Full description
After boarding 'Mananita', a traditional Portuguese boat with a rich history, you can admire the breathtaking views of the outstanding coast of Lagos and 'Ponta da Piedade'. The tour includes visiting a rock formation that dates back thousands of years, where the eye captures each unique feature of the rocks that has been sculptured throughout time by waves and marine life. The Mananita permits you to relax whilst navigating the crystal waters close to the cost line. After anchoring, you will hop onto a smaller boat which better enables you to view the caves and wildlife in greater detail. For the braver and more adventurous visitors, you may go for a swim or explore the outstanding marine life, with the option to snorkel also available.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Toilet on board
  • Commentary from the skipper
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    Meeting point

    Replica of Caravela Boa Esperanca, Ribeira de, 8600-722 Bensafrim, Portugal.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat

    Know before you go

    • This activity can be subject to weather and sea conditions
    • The local tour operator can, in case of bad weather or uncomfortable sea, suspend the journey, advising in advance
    • Please advise in advance if you have any health or food allergy problems that may be relevant to your own safety and that of all other participants
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 209 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.6/5
    • Transportation
      4.5/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Safety
      4.8/5

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    A pequena traineira tem charme. Boa a opção da limitação a 8 passageiros. Excelente a organização da viagem com a partição de dois grupos de 4 - um faz a viagem às grutas num pequeno bote e o outro fica na traineira para dar mergulhos e tomar banho naquelas águas límpidas e depois trocam. O condutor do pequeno bote que mostra as grutas é experiente e dá segurança.

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    September 6, 2021

    Lovely guides and only 9 of us on main boat, so half could swim and half were taken in around the caves, absolutely stunning, and great guide telling us the names for each place. Had a fabulous morning and half the price of my benagil boat yesterday. There was 60 of us on that boat, so photo opportunities were limited. P

    August 16, 2021

    The unforgettable experience was totally worth it. I just missed diving and seeing some fish, I thought I would do it in a cave or another area and that I would be guided. The only thing they offered us was to jump into the sea to swim (in the middle of the ocean) and they would give you a diving scale if you wanted, but I didn't see anything really.

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    October 7, 2019

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