Things to do in Melides

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Melides: Horse Riding on the Beach with Wine Tasting

1. Melides: Horse Riding on the Beach with Wine Tasting

Enjoy a horseback ride that will connect you with nature. Breathe in the fresh sea air under an immense sky. Explore the woods of Grândola near the coast and discover the local wildlife. Pass through dunes and pine forest of the protected area of Melides. Ride along a beach that stretches out for over 60 kilometers with the ocean at your side. After the beach, you will ride close to the Melides freshwater lagoon, where you will be able to spot a variety of bird species. If selected, at the end of your activity, enjoy a wine tasting session of three different types of wine produced in the region or a barbecue lunch. You can also opt to book a private instructor and enjoy a memorable day with a group of your friends or family.

From Lisbon: Remote South-West Coast Full-Day Private Tour

2. From Lisbon: Remote South-West Coast Full-Day Private Tour

Your tour will begin around 08:30, when you will be picked up from your accommodation or ship. As this is a private tour, your itinerary is flexible and you can choose which places you would most like to see, in discussion with your driver. You will start by heading south by the Iron Bridge towards Comporta beach, in the Troia region (a one-hour drive). Next, head further south to Melides, Santo André, Sines (the birthplace of Vasco da Gama), Porto Covo, Milfontes and Zambujeira do Mar. In between these points, depending on your preferences, you’ll have lunch at one of the many restaurants of the region that is known for its fresh fish and exquisite seafood. Along the way, proceed through the protected area of the southwest coast to Odiceixe, also a beautiful beach and one of the last points before reaching Algarve. On the return journey, there may be time for a short visit to São Teotónio, a traditional village in Alentejo, before returning to Lisbon by 6.30 PM.

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What people are saying about Melides

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 30 reviews

Muy linda experiencia, caballos muy mansos y el paseo es muy lindo. No dejan llevar nada con uno por lo que no se pueden sacar fotos, pero ellos hacen fotos mas profesionales que obviamente son optativas si quieres comprarlas (es un poco caro). Nosotros teniamos el servicio con tasting de vinos, y la verdad que me imagine que seria en la playa; pero es a la vuelta de la ronda, en la recepcion del lugar y te sirven una botella de vino con un plato de salami y queso, no es “propiamente” una degustacion de vinos pero los productos eran muy ricos y de igual forma lo disfrutamos .

I loved it, the people are very friendly, the instructor laura is excellent, the tour was very good and with a very good view of the beach, the wearing down of the wines was also good and I will do it again at the end of August

Had a great experience. Our guide was knowledgeable, accommodating and kind. Highly recommend!

Impressive activity! Like a movie you will ride a horse on paradise landscape.

It was a very top experience, beautiful place, very docile horses, top, top