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Ponta da Piedade Sunset Cruise from Lagos

1. Ponta da Piedade Sunset Cruise from Lagos

Discover one of the most beautiful spots on the coast of the Algarve on a romantic boat cruise to Ponta da Piedade. Climb aboard at Lagos Harbor and set sail to see amazing rock formations, sea caves and golden beaches from the water. Drop anchor at the idyllic rock formations of Ponta da Piedade, and marvel at the contrast between the brown-red rocks and the green-blues waters of the Atlantic Ocean. At your request, stop for a swim break. Complete your evening in paradise as you watch the sun set over the horizon.

Algarve: Horse Riding Beach Tour at Sunset or Morning

2. Algarve: Horse Riding Beach Tour at Sunset or Morning

After being picked up from your hotel with the pickup option, or after meeting your guide at the meeting point with the standard option, you’ll begin your unique horseback adventure by entering a hidden pathway leading to lush pine forests, a place of great beauty and a typical landscape of the region. You’ll continue along some winding paths that take you through the countryside, providing ample opportunity for contemplating the gorgeous surrounding flora of the natural park and its distinctive wild fruits. As you ride, you’ll overlook the sea along the coast until you finally move out onto the beach itself, where you’ll feel the strength and vitality of your horse as you gallop beside the sea. Here you’ll witness a stunning sunset in this pristine location, leaving an impression that’s sure to last a lifetime. As the dusk continues to fall, you’ll make your way back to your original meeting point. On the morning schedule you will also enjoy all of this but after sunrise.

Sagres: Sunset Tour

3. Sagres: Sunset Tour

After being picked up from your hotel in Lagos, venture towards Sagres. Here, visit the picturesque Algarve village, as well as the St. Vicente Cape, the most southwestern point of Europe. See the Cape Lighthouse and gain a truly unique view of the sunset which is considered by many to be the most beautiful in the world. Whilst enjoying the sunset indulge in a glass of port wine and a Pastel de Nata, before the tour wraps up with drop off back to your Lagos accommodation.

Lagos: Sailboat Trip to Ponta da Piedade

4. Lagos: Sailboat Trip to Ponta da Piedade

Marvel at the beautiful Algarve Coast rock formations and visit some of the most picturesque and interesting caves of the region on this sailing trip from Lagos to Ponta da Piedade. Departing from Lagos Marina on a Portuguese traditional sailing boat, head to Ponta da Piedade. Sail in the bay of Lagos for breathtaking views of the rock formations along the coastline. Upon arrival to Ponta da Piedade, you will anchor and change to a smaller boat. Then, visit the famous caves (grottos) and rock formations with the possibility to sunbathe or swim in the crystal-clear waters nearby.

Algarve Coast: Paragliding Experience

5. Algarve Coast: Paragliding Experience

Take part in a truly unique experience as you paraglide over the waters of Meditteranean sea and the iconic Algarve coastline, experiencing a short aerial flight. With the help of an experienced pilot, you don't need any previous training or experience to fly over and enjoy the spectacular views off the Portuguese coast. If you depart from the West Coast, fly over the dramatic Costa Vincentina, one of the most beautiful places in the world.  If you depart from the South, fly over white sand beaches, light water, and red clifts, using the  Algarve ‘s south breeze with its fantastic ocean smell to help guide your flight. Feel an immense feeling of euphoria when you return to back solid earth and be able to share this special memory with friends and family with complimentary photos and videos from your flight. The interaction with nature is immense, but the ecological footprint is minimal as the take-off zones are in natural areas clear of rocks and trees for safety, and nothing is changed or altered to accommodate this activity.

Lagos: Guided Ponta da Piedade Sunset Tour

6. Lagos: Guided Ponta da Piedade Sunset Tour

You will begin by meeting your skipper and local guide at the Marina de Lagos. From there the adventure begins. You will enjoy a fantastic experience cruising along the beautiful coastline of Ponta da Piedade in Lagos and visiting the emblematic rock formations, fantastic beaches, little coves, and sea caves recognized for their unique features. Visit wonderful beaches such as "Potato Beach", "Student Beach", "Pinhão Beach", "Dona Ana Beach", "Camilo Beach", "Nudist Beach", "Praia Grande Beach", as well as the wonderful cove of Ponta da Piedade and the breathtaking beaches of "Barranco Martinho", "Canavial" and "Porto de Mós". Enjoy the curious and funny rock formations that resemble animals and objects, such as "The Elephant", "The Camel", "The Gorilla (King Kong)", "The Titanic", and "The Scale". You will also discover the most beautiful coastline of the Algarve (Ponta da Piedade in Lagos), cruising through narrow passages such as "The Siamese Twins", "The Arch of Triumph", and "The Corridor (Hallway)". You will visit the interiors of fantastic caves, including the famous “Cathedral”, “The Kitchen”, “The Living Room” and "The Skull". Towards the end of your tour, you will pass by the lighthouse of Ponta da Piedade, which was built in 1912 on old church grounds. You can then relax and marvel at the sunset and its mystical colors, with your experience ending after sundown at which point you will return to Marina de Lagos.

From Lagos: Cruise to the Caves of Ponta da Piedade

7. From Lagos: Cruise to the Caves of Ponta da Piedade

Discover the beauty of the Portuguese coastline on this cruise from Lagos to Ponta da Piedade point. Capture pictures of stunning rock formations and small beaches that are only accessible by boat.  Board the ship in Lagos and embark on your adventure. Snap pictures of sweeping city views as you sail away from the shore. Travel in a comfortable and well-maintained vessel to the Ponta da Piedade point.  Get some sun on deck as you sail. Compare the fantastical rock formations to things like an elephant or camel. Peer into sea-carved grottos and watch the blue waves beat against the sandstone rocks.  Sail into a turquoise lagoon surrounded by imposing cliffs. Let the natural beauty of this popular natural attraction take your breath away. Return to your starting point in Lagos at the end of your tour. 

Algarve: The Best of the West Full Day Tour

8. Algarve: The Best of the West Full Day Tour

Visit the old Moorish capital of the Algarve, the city of Silves, with its picturesque Castle. Stop to visit the small village of Caldas de Monchique with its famous spa, recognized since Roman times for its healing properties. Arrive at Foia, the highest point of the Algarve, with its 902m altitude and with a breathtaking view, and taste the typical liqueurs of the region while admiring the landscape. Make a stop for lunch at a typical restaurant in the Serra de Monchique, where a traditional Algarve meal will be served. Visit Lagos, a city that has always been linked to the sea, where the epic of the Portuguese Discoveries began in the 15th century. Travel to the most "Southwest point in Europe", after leaving Lagos, and make a stop at Ponta da Piedade, known for its rock formations and panoramic views. Finish the tour in Sagres, also known as the "End of the World", where the sun goes down behind the endless ocean, and observe the most amazing and breathing sunset from the top of cliffs. Be returned to the pickup location at the end of the tour.

Lagos: 2-Hour Evening Champagne Cruise

9. Lagos: 2-Hour Evening Champagne Cruise

Let the wind whip your hair back and forth as you gaze out across the clear azure waters of Algarve on a 2-hour yacht charter cruise. With a maximum of 8 guests, accompanied by the captain and crew member, you will have plenty of space on board a luxury yacht to see the beauty of nature along the coastline and in the water. Enjoy a cruise along Praia da Batata, located in the shadow of the charming Bandeira Fort, Praia da Dona Ana, often cited as the best beach on the Algarve and Praia do Camilo, one of Algarve's most iconic beach. You can relax on the comfortable chairs and enjoy the sunset with your favorite drink.

Lagos: Sunset Boat Trip

10. Lagos: Sunset Boat Trip

Enjoy a sunset cruise to Ponta da Piedade where you can take in the views as the sun sets over the water. Start your trip at Marina de Lagos where you will board the boat. Sail out to sea and admire the coastal beaches and interesting rock formations from the boat. Relax and enjoy the views as the sun goes down.

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What people are saying about Lagos

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 86 reviews

First it was parawaiting through fog and no wind. But Nelson is a real heart person and stayed confident and patient. In the time he explained us a lot about the Portuguese culture and landscape. At the end of the day we got the experience of our trip. Finally free to fly like a bird. Inside gladly again

Great!!! Super great ride! Beautiful horses; wonderful leader of the horseback ride, very professional. area fantastic; an absolute pleasure. One of the best activities we have ever booked.

We had a fantastic evening. The horses are very well behaved and follow every word. You can tell he loves and cares for his horses. We can only recommend it 100%

Absolute must see/attend guide in the Algarve region, incredibly friendly and hospitable host and stunning sites to see in Sagres area. Highly recommended!

Nice boat, nice crew.. We had a good time on the boat and in the caves