Water activity

Algarve: Open Water Swimming

Algarve: Open Water Swimming

Activity provider: SwimTogether

From US$ 64.42 per person

Experience the thrill of open water swimming on this guided tour of the most beautiful beaches in Algarve. Enjoy calm seas, perfect water temperatures, and an incredible sunrise.

About this activity

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Discover breathing, swimming, and anxiety management techniques
  • Learn how to check the weather and understand currents for optimal swims
  • Improve your technique with the help of a professional guide
Full description

Experience the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure on this open-water swimming tour in the Algarve. With an experienced tour guide, witness breathtaking views of stunning beaches on the south coast of Portugal.

Meet your tour guide in the parking lot and head down to the beach for a quick safety briefing and introduction. Enjoy a brief warm-up and acclimatization swim nearby before your adventure along the Algarve coast. Enjoy up to 1 hour of swimming time. Listen to feedback from your guide and look at photos and video footage to help improve your technique. At the end of the tour, warm up with a hot mug of tea.

  • Personal Accidents Insurance
  • Guide
  • Photos by guide
  • Wetsuit rental (30€ extra fee - if the reservation is made a few days in advance)
  • SwimTogether swim cap
  • Wet Suit
  • Swimming gear
  • Tips

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in the public car park at Praia de Faro, next to the beach access.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Goggles

Know before you go

  • Open waters contain marine life such as jellyfish, sea urchins, and seaweed
  • Daily itineraries are an example of the swims that may take place. Actual swim locations and distances will vary according to local weather and sea conditions, and can include: Lagos, Portimão, Alvor, Ferragudo, Carvoeiro, Lagoa, Almancil, Quarteira, Vilamoura, Armação de Pêra, Albufeira and Tavira
  • Your guide will swim alongside you the whole time

Product ID: 405789