Water activity

From Portimão: Algar de Benagil and Sea Caves Boat Tour

Activity provider: Royal Nautic
Water activity

From Portimão: Algar de Benagil and Sea Caves Boat Tour

Activity provider: Royal Nautic

From US$ 37.66 per person

Visit the stunning rocky cliffs of the Algarve coastline and its most spectacular cave on a boat ride that will take you to unique hidden beaches and to the famous Benagil Cave.

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Duration 2 hours
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English, Portuguese, Spanish, French


  • Take in panoramic views of Portimão city, Benagil Caves, and beaches
  • Enjoy a boat tour accompanied by a guide
  • Visit the famous beach of Praia da Marinha
Full description

Sail along the Algarve coast on a boat trip from Portimão. Admire highlights, including the Benagil Cave and the Fort of São João do Arade. Swim in the crystal waters and learn about the area from your guide.

Boarding at the Marina of Portimão, you will see the Castel of S.João do Arade and the fort of Stª Catarina from the Arade River, a unique perspective from the river to the city of Portimão. 

See beautiful beaches and caves, from Portimão through to Carvoeiro, passing Benagil all the way to the famous beach of Praia da Marinha. During the boat tour, your guide will talk and explain all about the caves and the coastline, fauna, flora, and the geology of the region with the stunning caves formations. On the way back to the marina your skipper will navigate the boat away from the cliffs giving you a broader perspective of the coastline.

  • Guide
  • Boat tour
  • Swimming stop
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with back problems
    • Wheelchair users

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    Meeting point

    Check-in at the "Royal Nautic" kiosk at Portimão Marina.

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Sunglasses
    • Sun hat
    • Towel
    • Sunscreen
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

    Not allowed

    • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 437 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
    • Transportation
    • Service
    • Organization

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    I was really impressed with the boat captain. I’ve been around boats my whole life and don’t know many that could back it into a cave with waves like that. I felt very safe the whole time and our guide was funny and informative. I would definitely recommend!

    March 24, 2023

    Our group of 6 adults really enjoyed the trip along the coast. The guide had a lot of useful and fun information for us. The scenery was lovely and the caves we visited were interesting. We have s much more detailed view of the area than we did before the boat trip.

    March 24, 2023

    The tour was good, but the boat was too big to enter some of the caves that other smaller and colorful boats did. Also the location was very far, for people coming first time in Pontimao is very difficult to find the way to the marina and the buses do not come as per the posted schedule. Lot of tours started from the naval club, very close to village center. This info must be added in the description that the location of the activity is 1 hour walk from city center and public transport sucks

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    March 24, 2023

    Product ID: 228793