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Ponta da Piedade

Ponta da Piedade: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Lagos: Boat Cruise to Ponta da Piedade

1. From Lagos: Boat Cruise to Ponta da Piedade

Witness the dramatic beauty of the Algarve on a cruise from Lagos. Hear coastal secrets from your guide, admire the towering rocks of Ponta da Piedade, and see idyllic beaches, including Camilo Beach. Choose between a small-group experience or a private experience. Set sail in comfort with cushioned seats as you depart Marina de Lagos. Make your way along the coast, passing pristine beaches, such as D. Ana Beach and Camilo Beach. Listen to insightful explanations about the sights from your guide. Take in the breathtaking views of the Barlavento region as you sail across the turquoise waters. Pass the beaches of Batata, Pinhão, and a nudist beach as you draw closer to the rock formations of Ponta da Piedade. Marvel at the towering arches and golden cliffs of Ponta da Piedade and discover the interesting meanings behind their given names, such as the "Kitchen" and "Living Room" from your guide. Then, head towards the small semi-circular beach of Barranco Martinho, between Canavial Beach and the Ponta da Piedade Lighthouse, characterized by a tall rock near the waterline. Finally, enjoy the scenic ride back to Marina de Lagos, where you will disembark at the end of the tour.

Lagos: Guided Kayak Tour

2. Lagos: Guided Kayak Tour

See Lagos from a different angle on this guided kayaking tour. Take off from Praia de Batata, paddle into dark caves, and relax on a sunny beach. Begin your tour at Batata Beach. Meet your guide and get into your safety gear before hopping into one of the double kayaks. Start paddling through the clear waters with your kayak partner and head towards Ponta de Piedade. As you paddle, enjoy the peace of mind brought to you by the support boat, which cruises alongside. Follow your guide's kayak into several caves, discovering fascinating rock formations. Take a rest halfway through your 2.5-hour tour on a sunny beach to sunbathe or enjoy a refreshing swim.

Lagos: Dolphin Watching & Benagil Cave Tour w/ Marine Guide

3. Lagos: Dolphin Watching & Benagil Cave Tour w/ Marine Guide

One trip, two Magic Experiences! Dolphin Watching & Benagil Cave trip with Marine Biologits! You will experience the best Lagos has to offer in 1 go with the best team and on board the safest vessel! Leaving from the Marina de Lagos, this 2h30 tour will take you onto the Atlantic Ocean, to explore and search for one of six different species of wild Dolphins, living in their natural habitat, in the Algarvian coast. Our Marine Biologists are there to guide you through this amazing experience with these majestic animals! From there, you'll continue on to visit the most famous maritime cave of all of Portugal - "Algar de Benagil" - and all of the dramatic coastline from Benagil all the way back to the Marina de Lagos. All of this on board our speedboat "Hurricane", the most safe, fast, modern and adaptable cruise boat you'll find! Hurricane is proved to be "Dolphin friendly" has it is run with 2 Hydrojet Propulsion Systems, which avoid any harmful contact with these majestic creatures we all aim to protect! On board this cruise, you are helping to spread the word of Conservation and Protection for Ocean Wildlife! Creating memories that will last you a lifetime! Note: the search for wild dolphins is exactçly that, a search. Our experience team wild guide you through the main feeding areas and hotsppot around Lagos and, with that in mind, our success rate is ~98%.

Lagos: Ponta da Piedade Rock Formations Guided Boat Tour

4. Lagos: Ponta da Piedade Rock Formations Guided Boat Tour

Stop At: Ponta da Piedade, Lagos Portugal Join us in our one-hour long trip, where you´ll get to visit Lagos mesmerizing grottos sculpture by the wind and the sea , also the famous beaches Dona Ana and Camilo. Experience the peaceful surroundings, perfect for living unforgettable moments. make your time a Happy Time . Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes.

From Lagos: Algarve Cruise by Catamaran

5. From Lagos: Algarve Cruise by Catamaran

Climb aboard a catamaran cruise from Lagos to Praia da Luz and back. Depart Lagos and see the mesmerizing beaches and rock formations of the western Algarve's golden coast. Sail towards the stunning cliffs and grottoes of Ponta da Piedade and continue to Praia da Luz, known for its volcanic landscape and palm tree-lined promenade. While the boat is anchored in a secluded bay, dive into the inviting waters and make use of available paddle boards, snorkeling goggles, and inflatable balance track, and more. After your swim stop, it's time to relax and soak up the sun on the sunbathing net as the boat calmly cruises through the peaceful waters back to Lagos.

From Lagos Marina: Ponta da Piedade Kayak Tour

6. From Lagos Marina: Ponta da Piedade Kayak Tour

Discover the beautiful Ponta da Piedade on a kayaking trip with a guide. Enjoy panoramic views of the Algarve Coast, explore Algarve's cliffs, and kayak into the many caves and grottoes along the coast. Climb aboard the catamaran at Lagos Marina and set sail to Ponta da Piedade for a 2-hour guided kayak tour along the Algarve Coast. After leaving the Marina, the boat heads to Ponta Da Piedade, where you will discover Algarve's famous grottoes and cliffs by kayak during the 1-hour journey accompanied by a guide who will comment throughout your adventure. Spend 15 minutes relaxing and swimming in the grottoes, unknown bays and quiet beaches before heading back to Lagos Marina. Please note that throughout your tour, the catamaran will escort the group for safety and comfort reasons.

Lagos: Boat Cruise to Ponta da Piedade

7. Lagos: Boat Cruise to Ponta da Piedade

Sail the seas of the Algarve in true Portuguese style on a boat cruise in a traditional Portuguese boat. Visit to the rugged sea caves and get up close to the dramatic Ponta da Piedade rock formation. Learn more about the area from your local skipper. For an unforgettable experience, you will board your unique vessel complete with a traditional Portuguese design. These special boats are designed to get you to sail to the smallest grotto. This boat will take you on a memorable journey along the breathtaking coastline, entering two amazing caves briefly and revealing the hidden grottos from the inside. Located around the rock formation of Ponta da Piedade, get an amazing perspective of famous beaches such as Dona Ana Beach, Camila Beach, and Nudist Beach, as well as sandstone cliffs. Every journey will be different and a true adventure depending on the tides and sea conditions. This is a must-do trip and is enjoyable for the whole family.

From Lagos: Kayaking and Boat Cave Explorer Tour

8. From Lagos: Kayaking and Boat Cave Explorer Tour

Hop aboard and explore the sea caves and beaches of Ponta da Piedade on a tour by kayak and boat from Lagos. Admire the beautiful golden sand beaches created over millions of years, and listen to your guide as they explain the rules of navigation and how to use your kayak gear for your safety. Once at Ponta da Piedade, board your kayak and follow the guide through the beautiful caves and small beaches the area is famous for. After your kayak adventure, get the chance to go for a swim in the crystal clear waters. Then, jump back on board and relax on the way back to the city.

From Lagos: Algarve Golden Coast Cruise

9. From Lagos: Algarve Golden Coast Cruise

Explore southwestern Algarve on a round-trip cruise from Lagos to Cabanas Velhas with an onboard meal. See pristine beaches, towering cliffs, the caves of Ponta da Piedade and the black rock of Praia da Luz. Observe marine life with the snorkeling gear provided, and ride the waves with a SUP board. Drop anchor in a secluded bay near the fishing village of Burgau. Enjoy a complimentary meal. Jump into the water for a swim and snorkel among the marine life, sip a cocktail on the deck or grab a paddleboard for a little adventure. Work off some energy on the inflatable balance track. Laze in the sun on the way back to Lagos but keep an eye open to spot dolphins in their natural environment.

Lagos: Boat Cruise to Ponta da Piedade

10. Lagos: Boat Cruise to Ponta da Piedade

Meet at the Marina de Lagos 15 minutes prior to your chosen time. Board your vessel, designed and built in Portugal, to visit the amazing grottoes, caves, sandstone cliffs and secluded beaches at Ponta Da Piedade. These special boats are designed to get you into the smallest grotto.  Every adventure is different depending upon tide height and sea conditions, that govern which caves and areas you can visit on each trip. This is a must do trip and enjoyable for the whole family while visiting Lagos. 

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What people are saying about Ponta da Piedade

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4.7 / 5

based on 5,626 reviews

The Dolphin Watching and Benagil Cave Tour was an incredible experience. We saw dolphins in their natural habitat, and the Benagil Cave was a breathtaking sight with its stunning rock formations. The guide was knowledgeable, and the crew ensured our safety and comfort. Highly recommended for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

Outstanding. Have travelled to over 30 countries and the Ponta da Piedade boat tour ranks high on our favourite experiences ever! The natural beauty left us speechless. Our entire tour educational and interesting. Our guide Diago was informative, kind and engaging. Everything excellent. Highly recommended.

I loved both the dolphins and the caves tours. They guides were excellent and the tours were well worth the money. I will recommend it to my friends!

We enjoyed the fun ride as a family! Highly recommended for first time visitors.

Super interesting tour! Guides told a lot of interesting information 😊