Armação Traditional Caves Boat Trip

Sail along the Algarve coast from the sandy beaches of Armação de Pêra for a tour of the local caves and coves on a traditional Portuguese fishing boat.

These brightly painted boats are one of the iconic symbols of the Algarve and can been seen on beaches across the region, so take the chance to hop on board yourself for a unique and authentic Algarve experience.
The experienced local captain will take passengers along the coast towards Carvoeiro during the trip which last approximately one and a half hours, allowing plenty of time to take in the scenery and to visit some of the most stunning caves of the Algarve.

A perfect trip for anyone coming to the Algarve and looking for the best way to explore the coast – the traditional way!

For bookings & availability please Contact Us today. Please quote reference x211 (or x155)

Ticket TypePrice
Child (Aged 2-12)12.50€
Infant (Aged 0-1)Free

Trip Summary:

Best thing about this trip: Because it’s a smaller and traditional boat, it goes right inside the caves, and people are able to see everything in more detail with 10 – 12 caves visited on every trip. Plenty of time to take lots of photos. If you are wanting to  see the caves and really explore them in detail, this is the boat for you!

Departure Point: Praia dos Pescadores (Fisherman’s beach) in Armação de Pêra

Route: Armação de Pêra >> Senhora da Rocha >> Albandeira >> Praia da Marinha >> Benagil

Duration: It takes around 15 min to reach the caves, the trip is around 1h – 1h15m in total

Visits inside caves: Yes, in detail. Boat goes slower than other types of boats, so people appreciate that because they’re able to take better quality pictures, not rushing. Also when stopping at the end, boat goes directly into the sand so people don’t even need to get their feet wet.

Visits Benagil (including going inside the cave): Yes, people love this cave the most, and are able to take good pictures and observe the cave in detail.

Boat Summary:

Best thing about this boat: Comfort and stability, Unlike the bigger boats, some people find they are less like to get sea sick

Type: Traditional, fibre boat. Has good conditions for people with special needs according to the captain, due to a rear door where people with special needs can go through. This boat is different than boats at the marina, since it operates right from the beach.

Motor or Sailing: Motor;

Maximum Capacity: 11 people;

Toilet: No

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