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Double flight of paratrike or paragliding.
We begin with a brief explanation of the flight equipment and safety standards, then we took off and have a breathtaking view of the beaches and cliffs of the Algarve. During the flight you will be given information about the landscape that we fly over, hotels and points of interest. Return to the initial landing site. Other things to note This activity depends very much on the weather, it is not always possible to fly due to the strong wind. But when we decide to fly it is because it is 100% safe to fly. The choice of paragliding or paramotor flight will depend on the weather for the day of booking.
Paddleboard in Albufeira - Caves & Cliffs
The tour starts at the beach with a quick lesson for everyone and once we're all geared up we'll hit the water and start practicing on our paddling skills. It doesnt matter if you're standing up, kneeling or sitting down, but as long as everybody's having fun and paddling comfortably, we'll start the tour and we'll explore the coast, its secret beaches and some awesome caves we have around here.
Kayak Lagos Adventure
We reviewed safety procedures and internal hygiene protocols, as a result of this work, Turismo de Portugal recognized Lagos Adventure, as a Travel and Tourism Agency, as a company that is complying with and respecting the recommendations of the Directorate-General for Health to avoid contamination caused by SARS-CoV-2 (new coronavirus). The kayaking activity it's really amazing. Check-in: Our meeting point to Kayak Tour is in the Gate "ABCD" at Marina de Lagos - in front of Pizza Hut. Tour: We start in Marina de Lagos, on board of a big boat - a catamaran. We leave the Harbour of Lagos (Marina de Lagos), and along the way we do a little briefing to teach/remind how to manoeuvre the kayak, explain all the instructions about how to behave on the water, and what you can expect during the sightseeing. You leave the boat with your kayak and the catamaran will always be by your side to support everybody in case you want to come back for any reason. In the kayak tour, the guide will provide detailed information about the beaches, caves and curious shapes in the rock formations. At the end of the tour, we come back to the catamaran with the kayaks to relax a few minutes, jump on the water and swim around the boat. All the Tour have a duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes - from leaving the harbour till coming back again. Other things to note This activity of the weather and Sea Conditions. If all the safe can cancel the Tour. Don't bring your Mobile or Camera to the Kayak activity except you think they are safe on the water. The Kayaks are double, you can share the effort.
Exclusive horseriding in Algarve
*** WEIGHT LIMIT 90KG *** Me and my wife are the only ones in Algarve taking the horses directly to the place of the trail ride instead of just riding around the stables. The ride we provide in this experience takes place through the woods and along the coastline of João Darens, called by many "the last green spot where the woods kiss the ocean". Two easy steps to enjoy this experience : we will send you the coordenates when you book the experience and we will meet you there with the horses, ready to go! Other things to note: I am a horse lover therefore I have an animal friendly policy, my horses don't use any metal bits on their mouths, unless they are still in training, only work two hours a day five days a week and my guests must be under 90kg. No experience with horses is required as no trots or canters are involved in this scenic ride.
SURF Albufeira
Albufeira has beaches with amazing conditions for Surf Lessons and even for experienced surfers. We can adjust our lessons according to the students skills, so they can choose between a private lesson or a group lesson. GROUP LESSONS This kind of lesson is a really nice way of learning how to Surf. Join us in a group with other students or bring your friends! We'll provide you with a lot of fun!

Dive into local beach life

Benagil visit Caves and Wild Beaches
Get ready to explore the natural treasures of the Benagil Caves, hidden along the beautiful Algarve coast. Your 1-hour guided tour to Benagil will start in Armação de Pêra. Climb aboard a new and comfortable boat, where my friendly team and I will take you to discover the Algarve coast. Along the way to the Benagil Cave, we will pass another 10 caves and about 15 wild beaches, many accessible only by the sea! The coast between Armação de Pêra and Benagil is simply beautiful and definitely worth the trip! Take your camera to capture the unique landscape of the Algarve region. The highlight of this tour will definitely be the incredible Benagil Cave. Make sure you don't miss out on this experience! Other things to note: - You can take all your belongings with you on the boat (as long as you do not disturb other guests). - When entering the boat you can get your feet wet. - Pet-friendly
Kayak tour to caves and beaches
Get ready to discover and explore some of our region'smost beautiful natural treasures. For 2 hours we will enjoy a kayak tour where you will discover and explore some caves. The tours are held in the morning, so there isn't a big movement of other activities in the area, making the most of the experience. Our experience begins at Marinha's beach, in Lagoa, considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, ending at the most famous cave in Europe, the algar of Benagil. Along the way, we will stop to enjoy the scenery, take pictures, access beaches only accessible by sea and relax. When we get to the Benagil Cave, we will disembark, taking photos, relaxing and swimming if you wish. Our tour is made with few people, in order to enjoy the most this experience. The tour ends at the same place where it began, at Marinha's beach, where you can enjoy and spend the rest of the day on the beach, enjoying the sandy and crystal clear waters there. Get ready for an amazing experience! Other things to note The experience is neither dangerous or complex, as we will only take the ride when the weather is favorable. Just come with some spirit of adventure and desire to know the beauty of kayaking nature.
Seven Beaches, Seven Dives
Since a young boy, I've been swimming on these beaches and now I want to take our guests to visit and swim on 7 of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal. We start our 4x4 jeep tour on the cozy little beach of Arrifes, also known by locals as 3 Penecos. Next, we headed to the secret beach of Ninho da Andorinha, it's a short walk through the cliffs until we find the small hidden bay where you can swim under the cliffs. Next to this, we will find the most beautiful beach of Albufeira, São Rafael. From this point, we headed for the beach of Senhora da Rocha where we will visit the chapel of Nossa Senhora da Rocha on the cliff above with an amazing view of the coast. Underneath the chapel, you will go through a tunnel embedded in the rock to another beach. The next one is the cozy little beach of Albandeira, here, after diving in the water we headed to the Arch of Albandeira, a rock formation near the beach. Then we will visit the famous beach of Marinha and her 2 archers, another incredible rock formation considered one of the 10 most beautiful in the world. Finally, Benagil, where will visit the Algar de Benagil, one of the most beautiful caves in the world with access through a small walk on the cliffs. Other notes: We provide the pick-up and the drop-off in Albufeira. Other locations have a transport fee and have to be approved.
E-bike Tour Albufeira Love this experience
Junte-se a mim nesta experiência, de forma sustentável, ecológica e tão pratica na companhia de bicicletas elétricas (E-bikes). Cada experiência será acompanhada por um guia para que possa tirar o melhor partido de cada momento. O passeio privilegia a natureza, vista para praias paradisíacas desde um dos pontos mais altos da cidade de Albufeira (o farol), passando por trilhos com paisagens deslumbrantes como a praia dos Arrifes, São Rafael, Ninho das Andorinhas (grutas), praia da Coelha, o extenso passadiço junto à praia da Galé e passando pelo Centro Hípico da Quinta da Saudade contemplando os belíssimos cavalos e póneis. Passagem junto à Lagoa dos Salgados, observando várias espécies de animais protegidos e em vias de extinção. Tudo isto, será percorrido em cerca de 12 km. Este trilho é fácil e divertido para iniciantes e aventureiros. Durante a experiência teremos uma paragem obrigatória que terá lugar a um verdadeiro refresco. Serão diversas as vezes em que poderá registar os melhores momentos nesta aventura que não vai querer perder! Termina esta experiência no ponto de partida, na Marina de Albufeira.
Surf lesson Albufeira - beginners and intermedium
I will teach you how to catch and ride waves like a true surfer... get ready to experience the unique feeling of freedom in the ocean we start at Gale Beach and do the check in at Albufeira Surf Sup then ill take you to get the equipment, wet suit and surf board you can leave your suff and the bus I have on the right side of gale beach we will do the lesson we start with a 5min warm up then we will teach you how to catch waves after practicing in the water for 30min we take you out of the water then we will teach you the right tecnique on how to stand up on the board. in the end we put all the equipment on our storage place and if you want there is a shower on the beach restaurant After all this we go for a nice drink, refreshing to recover from the surf at Zimzala cafe surf culture

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Dolphins and Caves Albufeira Marina
Departing from Albufeira Marina, we will visit 18 km of coastline, we will visit many caves including Benagil, we will stop to take pictures but do not go out of the boat. After discovering the coast, get ready for the quest to search for dolphins, they are wild and we do not guarantee their sight since they are on their own habitat. Our goal regarding the watching is that the dolphins come to see you, always respecting the animals and all the norms related to the observation of cetaceans. You will enjoy a scenic view of the coast and have the opportunity to contemplate wildlife, such as various species of birds, flying fish and maybe even sharks. The adventure lasts 2h30, in semi-rigid fast boats that take up to 12 or 18 passengers for 2 crew members. (Please note that the dolphins are wild animals in their natural habitat we can not guarantee their sitting 1 Other things to note: (Check in 30m prior to departure (Albufeira Marina , Seacret Tours Office ) No show until departure time not refunded. No changes do bookings with less 24h and no refund. We do not admit children under 5 years old and pregnant.Bring warm clothes can be cold on the sea.
Passeio de caiaque gruta de Benagil e seus tesouros naturais
Fornecer aos clientes um agradável passeio de kayak/caiaque pelas mais belas grutas e paisagens da costa algarvia, apreciando algumas grutas e praias selvagens, bem como a vida marinha e aspetos geológicos desta região. o hóspede será sempre acompanhado por um guía turistico local com vários anos de experiência e formação especializada para garantir assim toda a segurança. Está prometido que serão momentos mágicos inesquecíveis...
Kayak Tour in Albufeira - Caves & Cliffs
The experience starts at the beach with a quick lesson for everyone and once we're all geared up we'll hit the water and start practicing on our paddling skills. As soon as everybody's paddling comfortably, we'll start the tour and explore the coast, its secret beaches and some awesome caves we have around here. Other things to note You should be here 15 minutes before the tour start in order to get everything ready and don't miss the experience.
From Vilamoura Benagil Caves and dolphins
We depart from Vilamoura Marina to the most famous cave of the moment, the Benagil algarve. On this tour we will cover the whole of the Algarve coast, making it possible to glimpse the most varied and stunning beaches, the most well-known and the most secret caves, with emphasis on Benagil, the red cliffs that are unique in the country and some more surprises and curiosities from our coast. . On the return trip you can prepare to feel the sea breeze and the vivid blue landscape of the ocean as we go looking for dolphins. It will be possible to enjoy stunning views of the coast and the surrounding marine life. Our adventure lasts about 2h30 in a semi-rigid, our Ayla I, a vessel built from scratch and in my view. There are a maximum of 12 passengers on board Ayla I with a crew of 2 people. Captain and skipper both experienced and dedicated to the best of your experience. The trip will always be guided and you will have the opportunity to enjoy a unique and personalized trip, but also educational, since we will explain the entire coast from the start to the arrival, from the stories, curiosities, nooks and crannies. You will thus have the opportunity to enjoy a unique and personalized and also educational trip, since I will explain the entire coast from start to finish, in the hope that it will be a unique and enriching experience. Other things to note -Check in 30 minutes before departure; -This tour is not recommended for pregnant women or people with back problems; -Nauticdrive is not responsible for changes due to the time / size of the group; - Dolphin watching cannot be guaranteed, as these are wild animals.
Surf Albufeira
At the metting point I will welcome the guest and head to the beach, where I will describe step by step what we will do throughout the experience, once everyone has understood we will then start the activity.

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Kayak tour to caves and beaches
Get ready to discover and explore some of our region'smost beautiful natural treasures. For 2 hours we will enjoy a kayak tour where you will discover and explore some caves. The tours are held in the morning, so there isn't a big movement of other activities in the area, making the most of the experience. Our experience begins at Marinha's beach, in Lagoa, considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, ending at the most famous cave in Europe, the algar of Benagil. Along the way, we will stop to enjoy the scenery, take pictures, access beaches only accessible by sea and relax. When we get to the Benagil Cave, we will disembark, taking photos, relaxing and swimming if you wish. Our tour is made with few people, in order to enjoy the most this experience. The tour ends at the same place where it began, at Marinha's beach, where you can enjoy and spend the rest of the day on the beach, enjoying the sandy and crystal clear waters there. Get ready for an amazing experience! Other things to note The experience is neither dangerous or complex, as we will only take the ride when the weather is favorable. Just come with some spirit of adventure and desire to know the beauty of kayaking nature.
Seven Beaches, Seven Dives
Since a young boy, I've been swimming on these beaches and now I want to take our guests to visit and swim on 7 of the most beautiful beaches in Portugal. We start our 4x4 jeep tour on the cozy little beach of Arrifes, also known by locals as 3 Penecos. Next, we headed to the secret beach of Ninho da Andorinha, it's a short walk through the cliffs until we find the small hidden bay where you can swim under the cliffs. Next to this, we will find the most beautiful beach of Albufeira, São Rafael. From this point, we headed for the beach of Senhora da Rocha where we will visit the chapel of Nossa Senhora da Rocha on the cliff above with an amazing view of the coast. Underneath the chapel, you will go through a tunnel embedded in the rock to another beach. The next one is the cozy little beach of Albandeira, here, after diving in the water we headed to the Arch of Albandeira, a rock formation near the beach. Then we will visit the famous beach of Marinha and her 2 archers, another incredible rock formation considered one of the 10 most beautiful in the world. Finally, Benagil, where will visit the Algar de Benagil, one of the most beautiful caves in the world with access through a small walk on the cliffs. Other notes: We provide the pick-up and the drop-off in Albufeira. Other locations have a transport fee and have to be approved.
E-bike Tour Albufeira Love this experience
Junte-se a mim nesta experiência, de forma sustentável, ecológica e tão pratica na companhia de bicicletas elétricas (E-bikes). Cada experiência será acompanhada por um guia para que possa tirar o melhor partido de cada momento. O passeio privilegia a natureza, vista para praias paradisíacas desde um dos pontos mais altos da cidade de Albufeira (o farol), passando por trilhos com paisagens deslumbrantes como a praia dos Arrifes, São Rafael, Ninho das Andorinhas (grutas), praia da Coelha, o extenso passadiço junto à praia da Galé e passando pelo Centro Hípico da Quinta da Saudade contemplando os belíssimos cavalos e póneis. Passagem junto à Lagoa dos Salgados, observando várias espécies de animais protegidos e em vias de extinção. Tudo isto, será percorrido em cerca de 12 km. Este trilho é fácil e divertido para iniciantes e aventureiros. Durante a experiência teremos uma paragem obrigatória que terá lugar a um verdadeiro refresco. Serão diversas as vezes em que poderá registar os melhores momentos nesta aventura que não vai querer perder! Termina esta experiência no ponto de partida, na Marina de Albufeira.
Surf lesson Albufeira - beginners and intermedium
I will teach you how to catch and ride waves like a true surfer... get ready to experience the unique feeling of freedom in the ocean we start at Gale Beach and do the check in at Albufeira Surf Sup then ill take you to get the equipment, wet suit and surf board you can leave your suff and the bus I have on the right side of gale beach we will do the lesson we start with a 5min warm up then we will teach you how to catch waves after practicing in the water for 30min we take you out of the water then we will teach you the right tecnique on how to stand up on the board. in the end we put all the equipment on our storage place and if you want there is a shower on the beach restaurant After all this we go for a nice drink, refreshing to recover from the surf at Zimzala cafe surf culture
Dolphins and Caves Albufeira Marina
Departing from Albufeira Marina, we will visit 18 km of coastline, we will visit many caves including Benagil, we will stop to take pictures but do not go out of the boat. After discovering the coast, get ready for the quest to search for dolphins, they are wild and we do not guarantee their sight since they are on their own habitat. Our goal regarding the watching is that the dolphins come to see you, always respecting the animals and all the norms related to the observation of cetaceans. You will enjoy a scenic view of the coast and have the opportunity to contemplate wildlife, such as various species of birds, flying fish and maybe even sharks. The adventure lasts 2h30, in semi-rigid fast boats that take up to 12 or 18 passengers for 2 crew members. (Please note that the dolphins are wild animals in their natural habitat we can not guarantee their sitting 1 Other things to note: (Check in 30m prior to departure (Albufeira Marina , Seacret Tours Office ) No show until departure time not refunded. No changes do bookings with less 24h and no refund. We do not admit children under 5 years old and pregnant.Bring warm clothes can be cold on the sea.
Double flight of paratrike or paragliding.
We begin with a brief explanation of the flight equipment and safety standards, then we took off and have a breathtaking view of the beaches and cliffs of the Algarve. During the flight you will be given information about the landscape that we fly over, hotels and points of interest. Return to the initial landing site. Other things to note This activity depends very much on the weather, it is not always possible to fly due to the strong wind. But when we decide to fly it is because it is 100% safe to fly. The choice of paragliding or paramotor flight will depend on the weather for the day of booking.
Paddleboard in Albufeira - Caves & Cliffs
The tour starts at the beach with a quick lesson for everyone and once we're all geared up we'll hit the water and start practicing on our paddling skills. It doesnt matter if you're standing up, kneeling or sitting down, but as long as everybody's having fun and paddling comfortably, we'll start the tour and we'll explore the coast, its secret beaches and some awesome caves we have around here.
Kayak Lagos Adventure
We reviewed safety procedures and internal hygiene protocols, as a result of this work, Turismo de Portugal recognized Lagos Adventure, as a Travel and Tourism Agency, as a company that is complying with and respecting the recommendations of the Directorate-General for Health to avoid contamination caused by SARS-CoV-2 (new coronavirus). The kayaking activity it's really amazing. Check-in: Our meeting point to Kayak Tour is in the Gate "ABCD" at Marina de Lagos - in front of Pizza Hut. Tour: We start in Marina de Lagos, on board of a big boat - a catamaran. We leave the Harbour of Lagos (Marina de Lagos), and along the way we do a little briefing to teach/remind how to manoeuvre the kayak, explain all the instructions about how to behave on the water, and what you can expect during the sightseeing. You leave the boat with your kayak and the catamaran will always be by your side to support everybody in case you want to come back for any reason. In the kayak tour, the guide will provide detailed information about the beaches, caves and curious shapes in the rock formations. At the end of the tour, we come back to the catamaran with the kayaks to relax a few minutes, jump on the water and swim around the boat. All the Tour have a duration of 2 hours and 30 minutes - from leaving the harbour till coming back again. Other things to note This activity of the weather and Sea Conditions. If all the safe can cancel the Tour. Don't bring your Mobile or Camera to the Kayak activity except you think they are safe on the water. The Kayaks are double, you can share the effort.
Surf Albufeira
At the metting point I will welcome the guest and head to the beach, where I will describe step by step what we will do throughout the experience, once everyone has understood we will then start the activity.
Exclusive horseriding in Algarve
*** WEIGHT LIMIT 90KG *** Me and my wife are the only ones in Algarve taking the horses directly to the place of the trail ride instead of just riding around the stables. The ride we provide in this experience takes place through the woods and along the coastline of João Darens, called by many "the last green spot where the woods kiss the ocean". Two easy steps to enjoy this experience : we will send you the coordenates when you book the experience and we will meet you there with the horses, ready to go! Other things to note: I am a horse lover therefore I have an animal friendly policy, my horses don't use any metal bits on their mouths, unless they are still in training, only work two hours a day five days a week and my guests must be under 90kg. No experience with horses is required as no trots or canters are involved in this scenic ride.
Full Caves Circuit and Coast Sightseeing
Prices with 25% discount Tour provided by a “ Clean and Safe “ certified company. Certificate issued by “Turismo de Portugal” We will start this magnificent journey in Portimão. Our team will be waiting for you at the pier of São Francisco, near Clube Naval de Portimão. After a warm welcome, our staff will explain some security procedures. Then, we will start our journey towards the famous Benagil Cave. Along the way, we will see churches, castles, beautiful caves, scary caves and hear old stories. Hopefully, we get to see our great friends, the “dolphins” – All our vessels are equipped with VHF Radio and will be operating in the same channel as the dolphin watching boats so if they are spotted, which is very frequent in our coast, and if they are within 2 nautical miles we will take you to see them. It will be a fantastic, funny and interesting trip, which is much more than a boat trip. Your blood will be running faster, you will hear the echo of "woooh" in the caves and you will have happiness in your heart! Please check out our combined experiences video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h50JNCzmyLg&t= Other things to note: We kindly ask that you are there and ready to go 20 minutes before the tour starts.
Benagil Caves from Albufeira Marina
The best way to visit Benagil caves , with plenty of time to enjoy the coastline and beautiful caves . Starting from Albufeira the aim is to give you the best Benagil tour from a boat , besides the most famous sea cave in Europe be prepared to see a number of other caves , some small , some big , some colorful . Due to the size of the boat we manage to go right inside of the cave for pictures ( no one allowed out of the boat for safety reasons) The tour will be done on a fast boat . Winter time bring warm clothes. Summer time stop for swimming. Other things to note: (Check in 30m prior to departure (Albufeira Marina , Seacret Tours Office ) No show until departure time not refunded. No changes do bookings with less 24h and no refund. We do not admit children under 5 years old and pregnant. Bring warm clothes its cold on the sea.
Passeio de caiaque gruta de Benagil e seus tesouros naturais
Fornecer aos clientes um agradável passeio de kayak/caiaque pelas mais belas grutas e paisagens da costa algarvia, apreciando algumas grutas e praias selvagens, bem como a vida marinha e aspetos geológicos desta região. o hóspede será sempre acompanhado por um guía turistico local com vários anos de experiência e formação especializada para garantir assim toda a segurança. Está prometido que serão momentos mágicos inesquecíveis...
Kayak Tour in Albufeira - Caves & Cliffs
The experience starts at the beach with a quick lesson for everyone and once we're all geared up we'll hit the water and start practicing on our paddling skills. As soon as everybody's paddling comfortably, we'll start the tour and explore the coast, its secret beaches and some awesome caves we have around here. Other things to note You should be here 15 minutes before the tour start in order to get everything ready and don't miss the experience.
SURF Albufeira
Albufeira has beaches with amazing conditions for Surf Lessons and even for experienced surfers. We can adjust our lessons according to the students skills, so they can choose between a private lesson or a group lesson. GROUP LESSONS This kind of lesson is a really nice way of learning how to Surf. Join us in a group with other students or bring your friends! We'll provide you with a lot of fun!
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