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Armação de Pêra

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Albufeira: Coastline and Benagil Caves Tour by Catamaran

1. Albufeira: Coastline and Benagil Caves Tour by Catamaran

Start your tour from Albufeira Marina, where you'll set off on the spacious and comfortable catamaran. From here you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the views of the beautiful rock formations and deserted beaches. The team will tell you more about our fantastic coastline and all its hidden secrets. Relax to some nice music and enjoy a cool drink. Visit the beautiful caves and rock formations as far as Benagil (Cathedral Cave). Head back east towards the marina before stopping off for a swim in the sea.

From Armação de Pêra: Benagil Caves and Beaches Boat Tour

2. From Armação de Pêra: Benagil Caves and Beaches Boat Tour

Discover the breathtaking scenery of the Algarve region on this boat tour departing from Armação de Pêra. Travel in the company of an expert team and experienced captain for a safe and comfortable journey. Along the way, visit 10 caves and 15 deserted beaches which are only accessible from the sea. Admire Praia da Marinha, the Albandeira Arch, and much more. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the rugged coastline between Armação de Pêra and Benagil. Make sure to bring your camera to capture the unique landscape of this region before arriving at the highlight of the trip, the world-famous Benagil Cave. On the way back, simply sit back, relax and enjoy the boat trip.

Algarve: Jet Ski Rental in Armação de Pêra

3. Algarve: Jet Ski Rental in Armação de Pêra

Get an adrenaline rush at the controls of a jet ski and set sail from the lovely village of Armação de Pêra, one of the last places in the Algarve where fishing boats are launched from and return to the beach. Have fun cresting the waves as you open up the throttle and reach fast speeds off the coast. Receive a safety briefing upon arrival and then depart alone or accompanied. Each jet ski can accommodate 1 or 2 people. Learn about all the features so that you can have fun out on the water in safety. Access areas along the coast, including some of the secret sea caves. Embrace the freedom of the sea and get extreme emotions in the crystal clear waters of Armacao de Pera bay.

Algarve: Benagil Caves and Wild Beaches Boat Tour

4. Algarve: Benagil Caves and Wild Beaches Boat Tour

Discover the breathtaking scenery of the Algarve region on a private or public boat tour departing from Armação de Pêra. Travel in the company of an expert team and experienced captain for a safe and comfortable journey visiting 10 caves and 15 wild beaches that are only accessible from the sea. The boat has space for up to 10 people, so you can bring all your friends and family on the private tour option. Admire the Captains' Cave, Praia da Marinha beach, the Natural arch of Albandeira, and much more. Explore the rugged coastline between Armação de Pêra and Benagil and make sure to bring your camera to capture the unique landscape of this region before arriving at the highlight of the trip, the world-famous Benagil Cave. On the way back, simply sit back, relax, and enjoy the boat trip.

Armação de Pêra: Benagil and 10 Best Caves Guided Boat Tour

5. Armação de Pêra: Benagil and 10 Best Caves Guided Boat Tour

Sail away from the typical fisherman's beach of Armacao de Pera, on a captivating and memorable boat trip to the 10 best caves between Armacao de Pera and Benagil. Discover wild beaches and incredible rock formations. Travel aboard a boat that is small enough to enter most caves, unlike other vessels. On this guided tour you'll get to know the most beautiful secluded beaches in the municipality of Lagoa and marvelous rock formations such as the Rock Lady Chapel and the Praia Nova Tunnel. Discover iconic places such as Praia da Cova Redonda and Praia da Marinha. Stop to admire the Marinha Arches, the Yellow Submarine, and the Albandeira Arch. Enter 10 caves, including Captains Cave and the popular Benagil Cave.

Vilamoura: Full-Day Algarve Cruise with BBQ Lunch on Beach

6. Vilamoura: Full-Day Algarve Cruise with BBQ Lunch on Beach

Sail the Argarve for the day and cruise the western coast near the Benagil area. Catch sight of nearby gems and explore the caves and rock formations along the way. Eat lunch on the beach and take some time to swim and bask in the sun. Depart from Vilamoura onboard a classic sailboat and ride the open water. Admire Olhos d'Agua, Praia da Oura, Albufeira, Armacao de Pera, and discover the natural formations along the way. Drop anchor on a secluded beach and delight in a lunch of grilled fresh fish, pork steaks, chicken, 2 types of salad, bread, seasonal fruit, wine, juice, and cold water. Swim in the turquoise waters, lay on the beach, and when the sea permits, take a dinghy to the local caves. Feel the wave of relaxation as you sail back to Vilamoura.

Albufeira: MiniGolf Adventure Park Entry Ticket

7. Albufeira: MiniGolf Adventure Park Entry Ticket

Located in the heart of Albufeira, MiniGolf Adventure Park promises fun and entertainment to all who visit. With unique facilities, the conditions are perfect for you to perfect your game. Work your way around the 20-hole course, with magnificent waterfalls in the background. If you have never played mini-golf before, now is your chance to learn. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings while relaxing and having fun with family and friends.

Albufeira: Paragliding and Paratrike Tandem Flights

8. Albufeira: Paragliding and Paratrike Tandem Flights

Experience the ultimate sensation of flying on the iconic Algarve coast, forging Mediterranean memories of the vast color palettes. Fly over the hot springs and enjoy the diverse landscape of southern Portugal whilst acquainting yourself with the coast of Albufeira through this panoramic paragliding flight. Get to soar through the air during this incredible experience whilst sunrise or sunset, witnessing the spectacular landscape and beach at this particularly beautiful time of the day. This is a trip you will certainly not forget. Depending on weather conditions, guests may fly on a paratrike (motor aided paraglide). This type of flight allows you to take a 10 km ride along the Algarve coast and over the beach, taking in spectacular views along the way.

Armação de Pêra: Benagil Caves Guided Boat Tour

9. Armação de Pêra: Benagil Caves Guided Boat Tour

Explore Benagil from the deck of a boat on a cruise with a guide. See the Rock Lady Chapel and the Paria Nova Tunnel, and learn where the Echo Cave got its name. Board at the typical fisherman's beach of Armação de Pêra and begin your cave exploration. Sail with your captains and guides to the 15 top caves between Armação de Pêra and Alfanzina lighthouse. Sail by the beaches of Lagoa and looming rock formations. Visit the Rock Lady Chapel and marvel at the Praia Nova Tunnel. Next, head to the Praia da Cova Redonda and Praia da Marinha. Stop to admire the Marinha Arches, the Yellow Submarine, and the Albandeira Arch. Continue to the iconic Captain's Cave, the famous Benagil Cave, the sonorous Echo Cave, and the calming Paradise Cave.

Eastern Portugal: Day Trip to Faro, Olhão, Tavira, & more

10. Eastern Portugal: Day Trip to Faro, Olhão, Tavira, & more

Take a full-day trip around the best of the east of Portugal. Benefit from pickup from your hotel, transportation around the historic sights, and take time to immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere. Begin your day with convenient pickup before heading to Faro. Admire the capital of the Algarve as you tour the historic 13th-century city center. Next, move on to the Moorish fishing town of Olhão. Stroll around its bustling streets or shop for local products in its traditional markets. Continue your tour to Tavirna. Explore a town of cobbled streets, picturesque churches, and visit its Roman Bridge. Climb up to its castle and photograph the views from its observation point. Take advantage of some free time for lunch in one of its many restaurants (own expense). Conclude your tour with stops at Villa Real de Sto- Antonio and Cacel Velha. Discover a village where the Ria Formosa meets the Atlantic Ocean. Finally, head back on the bus for the return journey and drop-off at your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Armação de Pêra

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,151 reviews

It was a super way to see all of the Algarve The buses were Superb very comfortable and air-conditioned The guide spoke four different languages so she was amazing! It was a long day we started in Lagos at 7:15 am and did not get home until 815 pm

Had a lovely day out visiting some amazing places with shopping cafes etc would highly recommend

We had a great time with these guys! I even got my phone recharged by one of the guy!

Really great tour, small group, friendly tour guide and driver, would recommend

Lovely guide, good amount of time in each place, worth the money