Carvoeiro
Tours

White-washed buildings, golden beaches, and blue skies await in this laid-back resort in the Algarve.

Our most recommended things to do in Carvoeiro

Albufeira: 2.5-Hour Benagil Caves & Dolphin Watching

Albufeira: 2.5-Hour Benagil Caves & Dolphin Watching

Look for dolphins and hidden caves on a half-day dolphin watching cruise of the Algarve from Albufeira. Bring your swimsuit and towel, as the activity includes a stop for a swim. Marvel at the rock formations, and access areas that other vessels can’t reach. A marine biologist will be on board to provide all necessary information about these wonderful creatures. Be aware that as dolphins are wild animals, sightings can not be guaranteed.

Lagoa: Slide & Splash Water Park Entrance Ticket

Lagoa: Slide & Splash Water Park Entrance Ticket

Enjoy a day at Slide and Splash in Lagoa with its more 25 attractions. Relax in the cabanas, unwind with a massage, visit the fish spa center, and more. Experience the newest area of the park, home to the "Big Fall" a full-speed shuttle, the "Boomerang" a float trip with light effects, and 6 lane "Race". Discover pools and water slides suitable for guests of all ages. For younger guests, enjoy the fantasy water world of Tropical Paradise and the children's Foam Slides. Thrill-seekers can ride the gravity-defying Big Wave or the new Big Fall, the fastest "trip-capsule" in the park – only for the bravest. Enjoy the Disco River, the Black Hole, the Banzai, the massage and fish spa, 6 dining locations, and more. Relax in the leisure area with its 15 cabanas. It's an extra charge to experience these new areas reserved for groups of 4, 6, or 10 people. Enjoy perks such as fridge use, safes, and discounts at the restaurant and shop.

Albufeira: Dolphin Watching and Benagil Cave

Albufeira: Dolphin Watching and Benagil Cave

Look for dolphins and other marine life off the coast of the Algarve on a 2.5-hour cruise by boat. Explore sea caves, including the Benagil Sea Cave, enjoy close ocean animal encounters, and swim next to beautiful beaches. Depart from the Marina de Albufeira and head towards Carvoeiro Beach enjoying the breathtaking landscapes, pleasant weather, and crystal-clear waters of Portugal's southern shore along the way. Marvel at the contrast of colors between the rocky cliffs and caves, the blue of the sea and the indigenous flora and fauna. Get a safety briefing to ensure you are comfortable once on board the boat, and enjoy the services of an experienced captain throughout the journey. Benefit from life jackets and raincoats to keep you safe and dry on the trip. Explore a selection of sea caves along the coast of the Algarve, looking for dolphins and other animals on your adventure. Enter the caves for up-close encounters, and swim next to beautiful beaches to make this an experience to remember for a lifetime.

Portimão: Benagil Sea Caves Speedboat Adventure Tour

Portimão: Benagil Sea Caves Speedboat Adventure Tour

Travel along the Algarve coastline and explore its beautiful caves on this speedboat adventure. Discover the beauty of the coast on a high-speed boat tour. Meet next to the ruins of the San Francisco Convent. Feel confident and prepared after a quick safety briefing with the crew members and grab your life jacket. Step onboard the brand new speedboat and get ready to explore the Algarve coastline. Admire breathtaking cliffs and discover the secret sandy beaches only accessible by boat as you zip across the water. Admire the natural beauty of the Benagil Sea Caves. This essential Algarve site was formed by natural erosion creating a huge sunlit cavern. Allocation of reserves is automatic. If you make individual reservations but are part of a group, let us know which reservations belong to your group

Albufeira: Benagil Caves & Dolphin Watching Speed Boat Tour

Albufeira: Benagil Caves & Dolphin Watching Speed Boat Tour

Enjoy a guided boat trip between Albufeira and Benagil Caves on a tour that combines nature and adventure. Discover the Algarve coastline's most iconic landscapes and keep your eyes open for playful dolphins on the way. Start your journey at the meeting point, where you will be welcomed by the crew. Skip the line at the check-in kiosk and benefit from a special welcome package. Have a coffee or some water at the coffee lounge while you wait to board the boat. After priority boarding, start your tour by cruising along the beautiful, 18km-long Algarve coastline. Listen to your knowledgeable guide and learn all about the sights you pass by. Feel the relaxing sea breeze and be amazed by the coastal view. Head inside the famous Benagil caves to admire this rock formation. Take amazing pictures of the caves and capture the light entering them. Spot São Rafael and Marinha beaches, among the most emblematic beaches in Portugal, famous for their cliffs and fine golden sand. Make a short swimming stop and immerse yourself in the crystal clear waters of the Algarve coast. During the tour, look for the dolphins on the way. If they are spotted, see them playing in their natural environment and take photos of them jumping in and out of the water.

Portimão: Sunset Cruise to Benagil Cave

Portimão: Sunset Cruise to Benagil Cave

At the chosen time we'll meet at the San Francisco de Portimão dock and board a boat to sail off on our sunset cruise. We'll spend 1 hour and half sailing the Atlantic Ocean as we head towards the famous Benagil Cave, one of the most fascinating places in this part of southern Portugal. Get your cameras ready! As night begins to fall, we'll marvel at a breathtaking sunset over the magnificent landscape. We'll also get to admire the Alfanzina Lighthouse as we approach Benagil Beach, one of the most special places on the Algarve coast. Allocation of reserves is automatic. If you make individual reservations but are part of a group, let us know which reservations belong to your group.

Benagil: Benagil Caves and Secret Spots Guided Kayaking Tour

Benagil: Benagil Caves and Secret Spots Guided Kayaking Tour

Visit the spectacular caves and secret beaches near Benagil on a guided kayaking tour. Over the course of this tour, you'll get to explore several caves, watch local fish and birdlife, and see rock formations and corals in the area. Learn how to correctly use the kayak with your guide who will explain the proper techniques and safety precautions that you need to take when you're inside the caves.   The tour starts from Benagil Beach before heading to some of the so-called cathedrals of the sea. You'll also be able to get out of your kayak to do some exploring on foot.  Be sure to take lots of excellent photos during the course of this once-in-a-lifetime experience that will end at Benagil, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Benagil: Guided Kayaking Tour to the Beach in Benagil Cave

Benagil: Guided Kayaking Tour to the Beach in Benagil Cave

Be at one with nature with this environmentally-friendly kayaking experience, and explore along the coast and inside several caves of Benagil.   Begin at Benagil beach, where you'll run through an introduction on kayaking, and the safe management of your kayak once inside the caves. Then, set out to visit several small and large caves along the coastline. Take in views of the caves from the water and learn from your guide about the formation, surrounding nature, and natural life that exists here.

Albufeira: Dolphin Watching and Benagil Cave Boat Cruise

Albufeira: Dolphin Watching and Benagil Cave Boat Cruise

Climb aboard a small boat in Albufeira marina and journey along the coastline of the Algarve for 18 kilometers. Enjoy watching dolphins in their natural habitat with commentary from a guide and marine biologist. See the Alfanzina Lighthouse and the seaside Benagil Cave. Journey with a captain with expert knowledge of this part of the coastline. Sail to the Alfanzina Lighthouse and be amazed by the beaches and rock formations along the way. Marvel at the stunning sea caves, including the famous rock formations of Benagil Cave. Cool down with a swim in the sea, if conditions permit, and then look for the lovable dolphins as they frolic in the water. Feel the sea breeze on your face as you take in the scenic views. Learn about the surrounding marine life from the local marine biologist onboard. Please Note :As part of the review of the Algarve Coastal Program, access to the Benagil Caves may be subject to restrictions at any time, and Seacret-Tours will not be responsible if the Portuguese Maritime authorities decide within a short space of time to close access to them.

From Faro: Benagil Cave, Marinha Beach, Algar Seco & More

From Faro: Benagil Cave, Marinha Beach, Algar Seco & More

Prepare for an unforgettable coastal journey from Faro to the awe-inspiring Benagil Cave, a hidden treasure along the Algarve coastline. This isn't your ordinary tour; it's an adventure that promises excitement, unparalleled discovery, and incredible vistas, offering you a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with the Algarve's coastal splendour. On top of that we'll if you're feeling up for some excitement, we'll take you to some secret caves and grottos. Itinerary: 1.Start: Your adventure kicks off at Faro Marina, where our spirited local instructor will be eagerly waiting for you. Step aboard our comfortable mini bus as we embark on an exhilarating coastal expedition. 2: Algar Seco & Boneca a Coastal Adventure: Our first destination is the breathtaking Algar Seco, where the adventure truly begins. You will have the chance to adventure a long coastal trails and pathways that wind their way through this picturesque landscape. You'll also get to see Boneca cave often referred to as "The Doll's Cave," is a captivating sea cave situated within the Algar Seco area. 3: Benagil Cave Tour From Above: Delve into the extraordinary as we unveil the wondrous Benagil Cave. While venturing inside is no longer possible, we've uncovered an exhilarating way to witness its grandeur. We'll lead you to a jaw-dropping viewpoint from which you can gaze in awe at the colossal sea cavern, a moment that will send shivers down your spine. 4: Marinha Beach Paradise: The thrill continues as we make our way to Marinha Beach, a place of unparalleled beauty with its dramatic cliffs and crystal-clear waters. Dive into the Seven Hanging Valleys, a paradise for adventure seekers. Whether you're swimming, exploring, or just basking in the tranquillity, this is a piece of heaven on Earth. If you're feeling brave, we've even prepared a few sorties to secret caves and grottos that are still accessible. 5: Cliffside Spectacular: Throughout this escapade, you'll be treated to spectacular cliffside panoramas that are nothing short of mesmerising. Each viewpoint is a photo opportunity, a memory etched in time. 6: Return to Faro in Comfort: As the day winds down, our trusty mini bus will pick you up from Marinha Beach, ensuring a seamless return to Faro Marina. You'll find yourself back at the heart of Faro, where you can further extend your adventure or easily make your way back to your accommodations. This is more than a cave tour, a hop on and off or walking tour; it's an incredible voyage into the Algarve's coastal paradise. Don't miss this opportunity to create unforgettable memories. Book your spot now and embark on the adventure of a lifetime!

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Our most recommended things to do in Carvoeiro

Albufeira: 2.5-Hour Benagil Caves & Dolphin Watching

Albufeira: 2.5-Hour Benagil Caves & Dolphin Watching

Look for dolphins and hidden caves on a half-day dolphin watching cruise of the Algarve from Albufeira. Bring your swimsuit and towel, as the activity includes a stop for a swim. Marvel at the rock formations, and access areas that other vessels can’t reach. A marine biologist will be on board to provide all necessary information about these wonderful creatures. Be aware that as dolphins are wild animals, sightings can not be guaranteed.

Lagoa: Slide & Splash Water Park Entrance Ticket

Lagoa: Slide & Splash Water Park Entrance Ticket

Enjoy a day at Slide and Splash in Lagoa with its more 25 attractions. Relax in the cabanas, unwind with a massage, visit the fish spa center, and more. Experience the newest area of the park, home to the "Big Fall" a full-speed shuttle, the "Boomerang" a float trip with light effects, and 6 lane "Race". Discover pools and water slides suitable for guests of all ages. For younger guests, enjoy the fantasy water world of Tropical Paradise and the children's Foam Slides. Thrill-seekers can ride the gravity-defying Big Wave or the new Big Fall, the fastest "trip-capsule" in the park – only for the bravest. Enjoy the Disco River, the Black Hole, the Banzai, the massage and fish spa, 6 dining locations, and more. Relax in the leisure area with its 15 cabanas. It's an extra charge to experience these new areas reserved for groups of 4, 6, or 10 people. Enjoy perks such as fridge use, safes, and discounts at the restaurant and shop.

Albufeira: Dolphin Watching and Benagil Cave

Albufeira: Dolphin Watching and Benagil Cave

Look for dolphins and other marine life off the coast of the Algarve on a 2.5-hour cruise by boat. Explore sea caves, including the Benagil Sea Cave, enjoy close ocean animal encounters, and swim next to beautiful beaches. Depart from the Marina de Albufeira and head towards Carvoeiro Beach enjoying the breathtaking landscapes, pleasant weather, and crystal-clear waters of Portugal's southern shore along the way. Marvel at the contrast of colors between the rocky cliffs and caves, the blue of the sea and the indigenous flora and fauna. Get a safety briefing to ensure you are comfortable once on board the boat, and enjoy the services of an experienced captain throughout the journey. Benefit from life jackets and raincoats to keep you safe and dry on the trip. Explore a selection of sea caves along the coast of the Algarve, looking for dolphins and other animals on your adventure. Enter the caves for up-close encounters, and swim next to beautiful beaches to make this an experience to remember for a lifetime.

Portimão: Benagil Sea Caves Speedboat Adventure Tour

Portimão: Benagil Sea Caves Speedboat Adventure Tour

Travel along the Algarve coastline and explore its beautiful caves on this speedboat adventure. Discover the beauty of the coast on a high-speed boat tour. Meet next to the ruins of the San Francisco Convent. Feel confident and prepared after a quick safety briefing with the crew members and grab your life jacket. Step onboard the brand new speedboat and get ready to explore the Algarve coastline. Admire breathtaking cliffs and discover the secret sandy beaches only accessible by boat as you zip across the water. Admire the natural beauty of the Benagil Sea Caves. This essential Algarve site was formed by natural erosion creating a huge sunlit cavern. Allocation of reserves is automatic. If you make individual reservations but are part of a group, let us know which reservations belong to your group

Albufeira: Benagil Caves & Dolphin Watching Speed Boat Tour

Albufeira: Benagil Caves & Dolphin Watching Speed Boat Tour

Enjoy a guided boat trip between Albufeira and Benagil Caves on a tour that combines nature and adventure. Discover the Algarve coastline's most iconic landscapes and keep your eyes open for playful dolphins on the way. Start your journey at the meeting point, where you will be welcomed by the crew. Skip the line at the check-in kiosk and benefit from a special welcome package. Have a coffee or some water at the coffee lounge while you wait to board the boat. After priority boarding, start your tour by cruising along the beautiful, 18km-long Algarve coastline. Listen to your knowledgeable guide and learn all about the sights you pass by. Feel the relaxing sea breeze and be amazed by the coastal view. Head inside the famous Benagil caves to admire this rock formation. Take amazing pictures of the caves and capture the light entering them. Spot São Rafael and Marinha beaches, among the most emblematic beaches in Portugal, famous for their cliffs and fine golden sand. Make a short swimming stop and immerse yourself in the crystal clear waters of the Algarve coast. During the tour, look for the dolphins on the way. If they are spotted, see them playing in their natural environment and take photos of them jumping in and out of the water.

Portimão: Sunset Cruise to Benagil Cave

Portimão: Sunset Cruise to Benagil Cave

At the chosen time we'll meet at the San Francisco de Portimão dock and board a boat to sail off on our sunset cruise. We'll spend 1 hour and half sailing the Atlantic Ocean as we head towards the famous Benagil Cave, one of the most fascinating places in this part of southern Portugal. Get your cameras ready! As night begins to fall, we'll marvel at a breathtaking sunset over the magnificent landscape. We'll also get to admire the Alfanzina Lighthouse as we approach Benagil Beach, one of the most special places on the Algarve coast. Allocation of reserves is automatic. If you make individual reservations but are part of a group, let us know which reservations belong to your group.

Benagil: Benagil Caves and Secret Spots Guided Kayaking Tour

Benagil: Benagil Caves and Secret Spots Guided Kayaking Tour

Visit the spectacular caves and secret beaches near Benagil on a guided kayaking tour. Over the course of this tour, you'll get to explore several caves, watch local fish and birdlife, and see rock formations and corals in the area. Learn how to correctly use the kayak with your guide who will explain the proper techniques and safety precautions that you need to take when you're inside the caves.   The tour starts from Benagil Beach before heading to some of the so-called cathedrals of the sea. You'll also be able to get out of your kayak to do some exploring on foot.  Be sure to take lots of excellent photos during the course of this once-in-a-lifetime experience that will end at Benagil, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Benagil: Guided Kayaking Tour to the Beach in Benagil Cave

Benagil: Guided Kayaking Tour to the Beach in Benagil Cave

Be at one with nature with this environmentally-friendly kayaking experience, and explore along the coast and inside several caves of Benagil.   Begin at Benagil beach, where you'll run through an introduction on kayaking, and the safe management of your kayak once inside the caves. Then, set out to visit several small and large caves along the coastline. Take in views of the caves from the water and learn from your guide about the formation, surrounding nature, and natural life that exists here.

Albufeira: Dolphin Watching and Benagil Cave Boat Cruise

Albufeira: Dolphin Watching and Benagil Cave Boat Cruise

Climb aboard a small boat in Albufeira marina and journey along the coastline of the Algarve for 18 kilometers. Enjoy watching dolphins in their natural habitat with commentary from a guide and marine biologist. See the Alfanzina Lighthouse and the seaside Benagil Cave. Journey with a captain with expert knowledge of this part of the coastline. Sail to the Alfanzina Lighthouse and be amazed by the beaches and rock formations along the way. Marvel at the stunning sea caves, including the famous rock formations of Benagil Cave. Cool down with a swim in the sea, if conditions permit, and then look for the lovable dolphins as they frolic in the water. Feel the sea breeze on your face as you take in the scenic views. Learn about the surrounding marine life from the local marine biologist onboard. Please Note :As part of the review of the Algarve Coastal Program, access to the Benagil Caves may be subject to restrictions at any time, and Seacret-Tours will not be responsible if the Portuguese Maritime authorities decide within a short space of time to close access to them.

From Faro: Benagil Cave, Marinha Beach, Algar Seco & More

From Faro: Benagil Cave, Marinha Beach, Algar Seco & More

Prepare for an unforgettable coastal journey from Faro to the awe-inspiring Benagil Cave, a hidden treasure along the Algarve coastline. This isn't your ordinary tour; it's an adventure that promises excitement, unparalleled discovery, and incredible vistas, offering you a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with the Algarve's coastal splendour. On top of that we'll if you're feeling up for some excitement, we'll take you to some secret caves and grottos. Itinerary: 1.Start: Your adventure kicks off at Faro Marina, where our spirited local instructor will be eagerly waiting for you. Step aboard our comfortable mini bus as we embark on an exhilarating coastal expedition. 2: Algar Seco & Boneca a Coastal Adventure: Our first destination is the breathtaking Algar Seco, where the adventure truly begins. You will have the chance to adventure a long coastal trails and pathways that wind their way through this picturesque landscape. You'll also get to see Boneca cave often referred to as "The Doll's Cave," is a captivating sea cave situated within the Algar Seco area. 3: Benagil Cave Tour From Above: Delve into the extraordinary as we unveil the wondrous Benagil Cave. While venturing inside is no longer possible, we've uncovered an exhilarating way to witness its grandeur. We'll lead you to a jaw-dropping viewpoint from which you can gaze in awe at the colossal sea cavern, a moment that will send shivers down your spine. 4: Marinha Beach Paradise: The thrill continues as we make our way to Marinha Beach, a place of unparalleled beauty with its dramatic cliffs and crystal-clear waters. Dive into the Seven Hanging Valleys, a paradise for adventure seekers. Whether you're swimming, exploring, or just basking in the tranquillity, this is a piece of heaven on Earth. If you're feeling brave, we've even prepared a few sorties to secret caves and grottos that are still accessible. 5: Cliffside Spectacular: Throughout this escapade, you'll be treated to spectacular cliffside panoramas that are nothing short of mesmerising. Each viewpoint is a photo opportunity, a memory etched in time. 6: Return to Faro in Comfort: As the day winds down, our trusty mini bus will pick you up from Marinha Beach, ensuring a seamless return to Faro Marina. You'll find yourself back at the heart of Faro, where you can further extend your adventure or easily make your way back to your accommodations. This is more than a cave tour, a hop on and off or walking tour; it's an incredible voyage into the Algarve's coastal paradise. Don't miss this opportunity to create unforgettable memories. Book your spot now and embark on the adventure of a lifetime!

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