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From Lagos: Private Guided Hike along the Vicentina Coast

1. From Lagos: Private Guided Hike along the Vicentina Coast

Explore the picturesque Algarve coastline on a private guided hike. Start with a convenient pickup from Lagos and the surrounding areas before making your way to Amado Beach. From here, you'll wander along the coast toward Murração beach. Begin your trekking adventure with a pickup directly from your accommodation and travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle as you make your way towards the well-known Praia do Amado in Aljezur. Here your guided hike begins. Wander along narrow paths created by local fishermen to access hidden fishing spots. As you walk, marvel at the diverse fauna and flora that characterize this protected area. Walk with a local nature guide and learn about the ancient geological formations, the storm-battered cliffs, and the unique species of plants that grow here, including the colorful springtime blooms. After a few kilometers of hiking, reach Murração beach. Marvel at the natural beauty of this quiet beach. Take a short break here, soaking in the view and refueling with the snacks you brought along before you get ready to head back to the starting point. Your outdoor experience comes to an end with a return transfer to your accommodation in Lisbon. 

Algarve: Full-Day Coastal Tour by SUV

2. Algarve: Full-Day Coastal Tour by SUV

Here, along the Costa Vicentina, you can feast your eyes on the wild beauty of the pristine beaches pounded by the turbulent Atlantic and backed by majestic cliffs. The Southwest Alentejo Natural Park and Vicentine Coast extends from Vila Nova de Milfontes to Burgau, encompassing about 80 km of coastline. Leaving the bustle of the southern coast of the Algarve behind at Lagos we head northwards through unspoilt countryside and along the coast to our first stop – the beaches of Amado and Carrapateira which offer stunning views of the vast horizon and the unforgiving cliffs. Here you can fill your lungs with the purest air imaginable. We journey on to the ancient town of Aljezur which is marked by the brooding presence of the Moorish castle which sits atop a hill, affording spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

From Lagos: Private West Coast Tour

3. From Lagos: Private West Coast Tour

In the comfort of your minivan with air conditioning, visit the village of Aljezur, and take the chance to visit its castle with a fantastic view. Head past the beach of Monte Clérigo and also Carrapateira Beach. In this area, see some of the most beautiful sights over the ocean and the cliffs. Stop in a small village where you can have some lunch. During the afternoon, go to Sagres to see the acclaimed Fortaleza and visit the church inside, the sundial, and the fantastic cliffs - over 100 meters high. Finish the day in the Cape of St. Vincent. On your way back, you will be dropped off at your hotel.

Algarve : Aljezur and the Costa Vicentina on a private tour

4. Algarve : Aljezur and the Costa Vicentina on a private tour

Your local guides invite you for a private excursion to the region of Aljezur, in the heart of the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, one of the most preserved coasts in Europe. We will pick you up at your hotel and drive to Aljezur, a village with typical houses on a hill dominated by the ruins of a castle that was the scene of many battles during the Moorish occupation in the 12th century. After a stop at the castle, which offers beautiful views of the Serra Da Monchique, we will take a walk through its charming streets. We continue with the discovery of Arrifana, a peaceful fishermen's hamlet with the ruins of its fortress on the cliffside and its magnificent beach, much appreciated by surfers. This trip will take us to Monte Clérigo with its colourful houses nestled on the edge of a huge sandy beach and to the mouth of the Aljezur River which winds through the dunes and rocks, this beautiful site is home to a wide variety of fauna such as the sea otter. In the late afternoon, head to the Ponta Da Atalaia, an outpost on the ocean that houses the remains of an ancient Moorish village and offers thrill-seeking travellers numerous viewpoints. After an oxygenating walk on cliffside paths, you will enjoy a moment of sharing over an aperitif while admiring the view of the ocean and the beauty of this wild coast. Return to your hotel or to your place of stay.

From Faro Airport: Private 1-Way Transfer to Aljezur

5. From Faro Airport: Private 1-Way Transfer to Aljezur

Enjoy a safe and a comfortable private airport transfer between Faro Airport and your destination. Choose from a 1-way service to or from the airport. Be greeted by your driver who will be waiting for you at the arrival hall with a sign displaying your name. Your driver will track your flight so you won't have to worry in case of a flight delay. Save time and do not worry about having to carry your luggage and take any transportation outside your arrival. Feel comfortable with our vehicles which are maintained with the highest quality standards.

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A perfect day

Antonio was wonderful - the tour was exactly what we expected, he was also ready to cater for whatever wishes we had. We saw all the best views available. Super trip!