ENJOY AN AMAZING CATAMARAN BOAT TRIP FROM ALBUFEIRA TO VISIT BENAGIL CAVES!
Albufeira Caves and Coastline Boat Trip – The Algarve is known for having some of the most stunning coastline in Europe and the best way to discover the hidden caves and coves is to take part in a boat trip.
A half day caves and coastline boat trip from Albufeira takes around three hours and heads west from Albufeira Marina towards the rocky coastline around Carvoeiro and Benagil.
If you are looking to discover new beaches or places to visit while in the Algarve this is a great way to get an idea of just what is out there while enjoying the stunning scenery.
Boat trips are a fantastic way to see an entirely new side of the Algarve and there are a variety of excellent, safe, informative and fun trips leaving directly from the beautiful Albufeira Marina.
Albufeira Marina is located just to the west of the main area of Albufeira but is easy to get to wither by public transport, car or on foot if you are not too far away! Some of the very best Algarve boat trips leave from here and this is a great spot to come for a drink, some shopping or something to eat while you wait to get on or off your caves and coastline boat trip.
The Algarve is known for having some of the most stunning coastline in Europe and while in certain areas, such as in Vilamoura or Faro, you will find long sandy beaches extending as far as the eye can see, in other areas there are unique cliff formations, hidden caves and beaches only accessible by boat.
A half day caves and coastline boat trip from Albufeira takes around three hours and heads west from Albufeira Marina towards the rocky coastline around Carvoeiro.
If you are looking to discover new beaches or places to visit while in the Algarve this is a great way to get an idea of just what is out there as the knowledgeable guides are on hand to point out landmarks, fishing villages and towns and to help you to get your bearings.
It is a must to take your camera on this trip because the scenery is truly stunning, with something new around every corner both above water and below! The boat used on the caves and coastline tour has a glass bottom area allowing you to see some of the sea life of the Algarve up close – without having to get too close of course!
One of the highlights of the caves and coastline boat trip has to be seeing for yourself the amazing caves at Benagil, one of which is lit from above by a hole in the top of the cave creating a magical atmosphere. Also seeing the stacks and rock formations by Marinha beach is stunning and it is easy to see why this beach has been voted one of the best in the entire world.
When the weather is good on one of the Albufeira boat trips then those on board are given the opportunity to dive in to the sea to cool off along the tour, however if you prefer to stay on board then this is a great opportunity to take a break from all the sight-seeing and relax with friends and family.
No trip to the Algarve would be complete without a boat trip and to see some of the best that the Algarve has to offer, then be sure to climb aboard an Albufeira boat trip to discover the hidden caves and glorious coastline of this amazing region.
Prices for Bookings (X023A):
Off Peak Season:
Child (3-10 years) €17
Peak Season (19th July to 8th Sept):
Child (3-10 years) €19
Best thing about this trip: You can visit the coast, beaches and caves in a relaxed way.
Departure Point: Albufeira Marina.
Route: West part of the coast from Albufeira until Benagil.
Duration: 3 hours.
Drinks included: Welcome drink – wine.
Food included: No.
Visits inside caves: Yes.
Visits Benagil (including going inside the cave): Yes, if sea conditions are good.
Swim stop: Yes, (subject to the sea conditions).
Best thing about this boat: Lots of spaces to relax, stable top-deck, big salon, you can stay seated or even laying down on a towel while the guide explains the trip.
Motor or Sailing: Motor (2 motors).
Maximum capacity: Approximately 100 people.
Toilet: Yes, separate for ladies and men.
Indoor space: Yes.
Outdoor shade: Yes, but only in the back part of the boat.