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Benagil: Guided Caves Tour by Boat

1. Benagil: Guided Caves Tour by Boat

Make the most of your local guide's knowledge of the region and follow them on an adventure of the Benagil Coast. Discover up to 38 caves and enter 12 cave structures especially selected for your tour. Start your day at Vasco da Gama Peer. Meet your guide and make a trip along the Arade River. Along this route you can explore the city of Portimão, the village of Ferragudo, the castle, and the fortress of Ferragudo. Continue on your journey and arrive via boat to the coast of Benagil. Take the opportunity to discover the famous caves, beaches, diving cliffs, and rock formations. Discover 38 caves, 12 of which you will have to opportunity to enter. Finish your day of adventure with a brief swim stop before returning back along dolphin route to the original meeting point.

From Portimao: Benagil Cave and Marinha Beach Boat Tour

2. From Portimao: Benagil Cave and Marinha Beach Boat Tour

Discover the beautiful coastline of the Algarve on a boat cruise from Portimao. Admire the views of rock formations as well as the beaches of Marinha, La Rocha, and Carvalho, with a stop for swimming during the tour. Start the tour from Clube Naval de Portimao located by the Arade River. Pass by the quaint fishing village of Ferragudo, St John´s Fortress situated by the river, the Marina of Portimao, and La Rocha Beach. Next, sail by the various rock formations, hidden beaches, and mysterious caves that dot the coastline between the city of Portimao and beautiful Praia da Marinha. Admire the sights of Carvalho Beach, Canairos Beach, Paradise Beach, and Carvoeiro village. Spot the rock formations of Algar Seco such as the Cathedral Cave, Cave of the Smugglers, Monster Cave, Cave of the Heart, Turtle Cave, and many more. Arrive at the famous Benagil Cave which you can snap photos from different perspectives from the boat. Afterwards head to Praia da Marinha (Navy Beach) and make a stop for swimming in the bay. Afterwards, speed along the coastline back to Portimao.

Portimão: Private Boat Trip to Benagil Cave

3. Portimão: Private Boat Trip to Benagil Cave

This fun and fantastic adventure will fully immerse you in the natural beauty of Portugal. From the pier of Clube Naval de Portimão, start your boat trip along the coast, admiring its churches, castles, and beautiful caves. As you glide over the waters, your guide will tell you ancient, sometimes spooky stories and teach you about the history of the Arade River. All boats are equipped with VHF radios synchronized with dolphin watching vessels. If these breathtaking animals are spotted within a 3-mile radius, the boat will go to their location. Enjoy the unbelievable beauty of Benagil Cave, with its naturally formed hole at the top that allows sunlight to filter down to the sandy beach below. Listen to the echoes of the wind and let yourself be soothed by the surroundings.

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5.0 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Easy to buy, friendly and experienced guides and also found dolphins, only good emotions

Amazing coastline, best viewed by boat. Very friendly and helpful crew