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Boat to secret beaches of Arrábida

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 10 reviews.Sesimbra, Portugal

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Experience hosted by Rui

3 hours
Includes food, drinks, transport, equipment
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

The starting point of this adventure is at the Sesimbra harbor, next to the Clube Naval de Sesimbra, where you will embark on a relaxing boat trip along the fantastic coast of Luiz Saldanha Marine Park filled with coves, deserted beaches, the already famous beaches of Ribeiro do Cavalo and the various "Covas" where the fishermen's stayed overnight during their fishing trips to the swordfish until reaching the impressive Cape Espichel.

Hardly accessible by pedestrian and extremely difficult by waterway without a motor boat these little secrets await our visit. Along the way, you will be presented with our stories and tales passed to us for generations and generations.

With us on the Boat will go some Stand Up Paddleboards and snorkeling masks so that you can enjoy the ocean when we stop at one of these amazing beach areas of the Arrábida Natural Park.

We will include on the tour the famous pastry of Sesimbra called "Farinha Torrada" as well as water, fresh fruits and juices and for the older ones a taste of traditional Moscatel of Azeitão.

Do not forget to bring swimwear as you will not want to miss the opportunity to swim in paradise.

We are also the host to this Kayak and SUP experiences in the same region:

Kayak -> https://www.airbnb.pt/experiences/122920
SUP -> https://www.airbnb.pt/experiences/103136
The starting point of this adventure is at the Sesimbra harbor, next to the Clube Naval de Sesimbra, where you will embark on a relaxing boat trip along the fantastic coast of Luiz Saldanha Marine Park filled with coves, deserted beaches, the already famous beaches of Ribeiro do Cavalo and the various "Covas" where the fishermen's stayed overnight during their fishing trips to the swordfish until reaching the impressive Cape Espichel.

Rui's commitment to safety

This host has committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines – including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practising good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Food
    Local pastry, the fruit of the season
  • Drinks
    A mix of beverages for you to enjoy on a hot or colder day.
  • Transport
    Hard fiber boat with seats on the side and a cover for the sun. Fits up to...
  • Equipment
    Stand Up Paddle boards and snorkeling masks available.
From ₹4,489
/ person

Meet your host, Rui

Host on Airbnb since 2017
  • 10 Reviews
  • Identity verified
My name is Rui and like my father and brother Pedro, we are watermen! I grew up surrounded by all the toys you can imagine in the shape of boards so naturally, I followed my family's footsteps and became an international Kitesurf athlete ranked top 5 in the World and winner of multi-international and national events just like my father did years before while Windsurfing.

For me, the ocean and the mountain are my home and where I feel at ease. I have spent all my life exploring the cliffs and beaches that I will guide you to. Kayaking and Stand Up Paddle are our "no wind" sports activities and you can find more about those experiences by visiting my profile.

Join me and my family for an amazing day trip at our home and by the end of the journey, we hope that you can imagine yourself being our neighbor.
My name is Rui and like my father and brother Pedro, we are watermen! I grew up surrounded by all the toys you can imagine in the shape of boards so naturally, I followed my family's footsteps and became an international Kitesurf athlete ranked top 5 in the World and winner of multi-international and national events just like my father did years before while Windsurfing.

For me, the ocean and the mountain are my home and where I feel at ease. I have spent all my life exploring the cli…
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Where you'll be

The Sesimbra area presents you with the highest limestone cliffs in Europe, incredible rock formations that existed 18 million years ago and gave way to small paradisiacal beaches located along its banks.

This is the best way to see most of the Arrábida Park coastline and at the same time enjoy a swim on a private beach. A day on the water that you will not forget and will for sure enjoy.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 10 reviews.

Rae
September 2020
This was a really great experience along the Arrábida coast. We even got to follow a few dolphins right at the end! Would highly recommend.
Sara
September 2020
Experiência incrível. Praias lindas, passeio agradável e a repetir. Além do tempo que ajudou, ficámos bastante à vontade com ambos os guias pois simpatia e hospitalidade não lhes falta. Adorámos!
Salomé
August 2020
A experiência foi fantástica! Gostámos imenso, os anfitriões foram muito simpáticos e acessíveis. Partilharam histórias e descobrimos locais magníficos de uma forma muito mais acessível e interessante. Ainda nos forneceram um mega lanche o que foi óptimo após a experiência de stand up paddle. Recomendamos esta experiência com toda a certeza ;) Obrigada ^^
A experiência foi fantástica! Gostámos imenso, os anfitriões foram muito simpáticos e acessíveis. Partilharam histórias e descobrimos locais magníficos de uma forma muito mais aces…
Alexandre
August 2020
Vale muito o passeio, os tripulantes são amáveis e atenciosos, fazem questão de explicar a história de cada sitio que são lindos e sem igual. Nos foram oferecidos água, frutas, bolos e um belo mergulho na costa. Podem fazer o passeio sem hesitar.
Vale muito o passeio, os tripulantes são amáveis e atenciosos, fazem questão de explicar a história de cada sitio que são lindos e sem igual. Nos foram oferecidos água, frutas, bol…
Eugenie
September 2019
Très bon moment partagé sur le bateau, beaucoup d'explications sur les endroits visités et leur histoire. Nous avons également apprécié la liberté de nager, petite bronzette, faire du paddle ou du snorkeling ! Découvertes de petits mets typiques de la région. Encore merci, une équipe au top !
Très bon moment partagé sur le bateau, beaucoup d'explications sur les endroits visités et leur histoire. Nous avons également apprécié la liberté de nager, petite bronzette, faire…
Vera
August 2019
C’était top... on avait la sensation d’être entre amis... d’avoir plaisir de découvrir entre amis... une sensation très agréable... Martelo et Afonso sont des hôtes de grandes qualités , fières et heureux de leur ville... Un vrai partage... Plus les petites attentions Merci encore pour ce bon moment entre « pote »
C’était top... on avait la sensation d’être entre amis... d’avoir plaisir de découvrir entre amis... une sensation très agréable... Martelo et Afonso sont des hôtes de grandes qual…

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    Things to know

    Cancellation policy

    Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

    Guest requirements

    Up to 8 guests ages 5 and up can attend.

    More tips

    We will in the ocean for a duration of 3 hours so prepare yourself. Bring a sweater because the ocean can always be a cold place. Sunscreen and bathing suit is a must.

    What to bring

    Happiness and that's pretty much it but seriously don't forget a wind breaker and loads of sunscreen