Water activity

Portimão: Benagil Caves and Praia de Marinha Boat Tour

Activity provider: Algarve Discovery
Water activity

Portimão: Benagil Caves and Praia de Marinha Boat Tour

Activity provider: Algarve Discovery
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From US$ 32.50 per person

Likely to sell out

Discover one of the most exotic beaches in the world and marvel at the spectacular Benagil Sea Cave, on a boat tour from Portimão. From the water you’ll see a fort, a castle, and a fishing village along this magical stretch of the Algarve coast.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

What customers loved


  • Admire the beautiful landscapes of the Algarve coastline
  • Visit the Benagil Sea Cave, one of the most spectacular in the Algarve
  • See the Fort of Santa Catarina, the Ferragudo Castle, and more along the way
  • Go swimming at Praia da Marinha, one of the world's most beautiful beaches
  • Enjoy the intimacy of small groups on new diesel-free boats
Full description

Hop onboard the boat and immerse yourself in the picturesque landscapes of the Algarve coastline. On this boat trip, you’ll discover more than 20 caves and a number of deserted beaches along the way. Start the adventure at Cais Vasco da Gama in Portimão. Along the way, you’ll see the Fort of Santa Catarina, the Ferragudo Castle, and the small fishing village of Ferragudo. From the sea, you’ll be able to admire the beaches of Pintadinho, Paradise, and Carvoeiro. Visit one of the world's most exotic beaches, Praia da Marinha, where you can go swimming. Finally, on your perfectly-sized boat, visit the interior of the visually striking Benagil Sea Cave.

  • Live guide
  • Boat tour
  • Swimming stop at Praia da Marinha
  • Benagil Cave
  • Views of 20 caves and several deserted beaches
  • Life jackets
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with back problems

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Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Clube Naval de Portimão.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Smoking
  • Glass objects

Know before you go

  • The tour takes place in new boats which are better for the environment and are safe and comfortable
  • The tour requires a minimum amount of participants to run
  • This is a small-group tour, so you will have the full attention of your guide who can point out places to visit later in your trip
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 2061 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

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What a fantastic way to see the Algarve! The whole family agreed this was a highlight for the entire week we spent in the area. Our tour was on time and guides were helpful and funny. Definitely dress accordingly as the waters are rough. I will never forget entering caves and seeing the beauty of the Algarve up close. This tour is a must!

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March 24, 2023

It was a great experience and such a fantastic trip! We got a chance to see so many caves an beaches. This small boat tour is the perfect boat tour to see the caves up close. Our guide and his colleague were great guides with nice sense of humor. The boats are also very comfortable and we never got wet. I absolutely 100% recommend this trip.

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March 24, 2023

Wonderful tour, but boat driver only gave access of the views to the people in the front of the boat. this was my 4th boat tour in Portugal this trip, & other drivers were sure to turn the boat for all passengers to have access to views. I believe everyone paid the same price for their seats, but the passengers in the front clearly had preferential treatment.

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March 24, 2023

Product ID: 62326