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Portimão Jeep & 4WD tours

Our most recommended Portimão Jeep & 4WD tours

Half-Day Jeep Safari of the Algarve

1. Half-Day Jeep Safari of the Algarve

Escape the hustle and bustle of the Central Algarve on an exhilarating half-day safari by 4WD vehicle through the regions beautiful landscapes. Following a pickup from your hotel (available for accommodations between Praia da Luz and Quinta do Lago), enjoy a short briefing about the adventure to come. Continue with a short drive along narrow roads, towards the Algarve mountains and through typical villages. Venture along off-road trails that take in breathtaking landscapes and viewpoints. Hear explanations about the local culture and regional products. Stop for a tasting of some local foods, such as fruit jams and liquor. Continue along off-the-beaten track paths for some adrenaline thrills and more adventure. Explore the deepest heart of the Algarve, where traditional villages are refreshed by streams, and old settlements remain the same as they have for decades.

Algarve: Silves Farmers Market and Orchard Private Day Tour

2. Algarve: Silves Farmers Market and Orchard Private Day Tour

Oranges and the Algarve are a match made in heaven. The region produces what are considered to be the best oranges in the world. The Silves area in particular is known for its sweet, fine-skinned, aromatic and incredibly juicy oranges. The tour starts in the town of Silves, the heart of orange country in the Algarve. Visit the farmers market and take time to wander by the Arade river and enjoy pretty views of the Roman bridge and the red-hued town. Next, enjoy a guided tour to one of the largest orange orchards in the region, where you can learn about the whole process and the different species that are grown so that oranges can be enjoyed all year round. You even get to pluck an orange straight from the tree and savour it right there in the open air. The tour ends as you are served a delicious, naturally sweet, vitamin-C-packed glass of just-squeezed orange juice.

Algarve : Aljezur and the Costa Vicentina on a private tour

3. Algarve : Aljezur and the Costa Vicentina on a private tour

Your local guides invite you for a private excursion to the region of Aljezur, in the heart of the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, one of the most preserved coasts in Europe. We will pick you up at your hotel and drive to Aljezur, a village with typical houses on a hill dominated by the ruins of a castle that was the scene of many battles during the Moorish occupation in the 12th century. After a stop at the castle, which offers beautiful views of the Serra Da Monchique, we will take a walk through its charming streets. We continue with the discovery of Arrifana, a peaceful fishermen's hamlet with the ruins of its fortress on the cliffside and its magnificent beach, much appreciated by surfers. This trip will take us to Monte Clérigo with its colourful houses nestled on the edge of a huge sandy beach and to the mouth of the Aljezur River which winds through the dunes and rocks, this beautiful site is home to a wide variety of fauna such as the sea otter. In the late afternoon, head to the Ponta Da Atalaia, an outpost on the ocean that houses the remains of an ancient Moorish village and offers thrill-seeking travellers numerous viewpoints. After an oxygenating walk on cliffside paths, you will enjoy a moment of sharing over an aperitif while admiring the view of the ocean and the beauty of this wild coast. Return to your hotel or to your place of stay.

Algarve: Costa Vicentina Private Off-Road Trip by Volvo 4x4

4. Algarve: Costa Vicentina Private Off-Road Trip by Volvo 4x4

Enjoy an exclusive experience along the wildest coast of Portugal. We pick you up at your accommodation (see pick-up area), then head to the west coast, on the way discovering an old windmill and the Ponta Da Piedade in Lagos, an emblematic natural monument of the Algarve that offers "postcard" views with its inventively shaped rocks. We continue with a walk through a charming fishermen's village with white houses along a long sandy beach, a real paradise for cats who are eagerly awaiting the arrival of fish! At the end of the morning, we visit Cape St Vincent and its legendary lighthouse before a free lunch in Sagres (packed lunch or restaurant) where the atmosphere is like the end of the world, a real VIP spot for surfers who brave the powerful waves. In the afternoon, we stop at the fishing port with its colourful boats and take a track that leads us along the spectacular "fishermen's path". Photo stops at the most beautiful viewpoints of the Natural Park and a walk on the side of a cliff that is more than 80 mètres high will be an unforgettable moment synonymous with letting go and unique shots for photo lovers. We will then reach the highest natural belvedere of the Costa Vicentina, 154 mètres above the tumult of the ocean, which offers a breathtaking view of the rocky coast. This escape in the heart of this wild setting will lead us to one of the most isolated beaches of the coast, only accessible by a track that winds through the heart of nature. This moment of sharing in this confidential place will be the occasion to savour the present moment, to walk to contemplate the rocks with the hot colours, to swim (according to the season) and to appreciate in all user-friendliness an aperitif on the fine sand with the Atlantic Ocean as far as the eye can see. Your private tour comes to an end and you return to your place of stay.

Algarve : Carrapateira and Costa Vicentina in a Volvo 4X4

5. Algarve : Carrapateira and Costa Vicentina in a Volvo 4X4

Enjoy an exclusive experience with your two local guides in the heart of the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, especially in the vicinity of Carrapateira, a popular village for surfers who like to visit its beaches. We will pick you up at your hotel and drive to the authentic fishing village of Salema, which you will discover during a walk through its narrow streets and along its beach to admire its colourful boats. We'll take a lovely track through the countryside before stopping in the typical hamlet of Pedralva with its whitewashed houses, which welcomes travellers who like unusual places off the beaten track. The next stop is Pontal Da Carrapateira, which we will discover after an escape through a track that winds between wild hills and fields of crops that let us see some small agricultural farms. A change of scenery guaranteed! During this immersion along this part of the natural park, we will drive along the Pontal Da Carrapateira in a 4X4, which offers a multitude of viewpoints on the cliffs of the coast. We will make several stops with free time to enjoy the diversity of this coastline, which will delight photo enthusiasts. You will be able to immortalize panoramas of the immense Praia Da Bordeira and Praia Do Amado, Sitio Do Forno with the remains of an old Moorish village and Zimbreirinha with its cozy fishermen's huts clinging to the cliffs. We will take advantage of this unique setting to share a moment of conviviality around a Portuguese aperitif before returning quietly to your place of stay.

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What people are saying about Portimão

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 77 reviews

Nunu was such a great guide and, despite te bad weather, we had a cinder duo time mostly because of him The landscapes you’ll get to see are absolutely stunning and the local tasting is a great experience (you don’t feel forced to buy ANYTHING like in other tours…) You’ll get to experience the real algarve in a jeep that just feels like home in couple of hours

This is really recommended. We were on the road with Nuno. It was very educational and also very fun. Nuno takes the time and explains a lot about the area. We had a super fun afternoon with lots of humor.

A great partly off-road experience with a local guide/driver. A great experience to learn more about the local lifestyles of Portugal. Highly recommended!

George was a very funny and nice guide. He speaks several languages so was able to connect with everyone. Very nice.

Thanks to Pablo for sharing his love of the Algarve. A great time.