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From Vilamoura: Sunset Tour on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

1. From Vilamoura: Sunset Tour on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

Take a romantic 2.5-hour sunset sailing cruise along the coastline of Vilamoura and Albufeira as you sail on a luxury sailing yacht. See beaches such as Falésia Beach and Tomato Beach from a different perspective. Enjoy a welcome drink with aperitifs as you sail along the coast watching the sunset over the horizon. Stop for a swim or snorkel in the crystal-clear waters, or if you're feeling laidback, soak in the sun, relax, and listen to some music before heading back to Vilamoura.

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Lagos: Lagos Zoo Entrance Ticket

2. Lagos: Lagos Zoo Entrance Ticket

Enjoy a day of fun for all the family with an entrance ticket to Lagos Zoo. See animals from more than 350 species, including monkeys, crocodiles and snakes. Stroll around the enclosures of the small but beautiful venue, where 200 botanical species from 5 continents are a feast for the eyes. Get up close to tame animals at the children's petting farm, where you can feed the goats and pigs for a small fee. Let your children let off steam at the playground and avail of the on-site snack bar and souvenir shop. Relax with a picnic lunch on one of the zoo's many seats and watch the animals as you eat. Go to Restaurante O Cangalho at the entrance for a more substantial meal, and sit in the beautiful outside area to enjoy a wide variety of traditional dishes.

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Vilamoura: Coastal Cruise on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

3. Vilamoura: Coastal Cruise on a Luxury Sailing Yacht

See the magnificent coastlines of Vilamoura and Albufeira from vantage points as you sail in a luxury sailing yacht. You will pass several beaches including, Falésia beach, Tomatoes beach, Santa Eulalia Beach, and Olhos de Agua beach as you travel to Albufeira. Enjoy a welcome drink, cheese, and Portuguese Chorizo as you admire the views from vantage points where the Algarve coastline divides. See the clay formations of Falésia beach. Soak in the sun, relax, and listen to some music. Stop for a quick swim in the ocean before arriving back in Vilamoura.

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From Vilamoura: 2.5-Hour Benagil Cave and Dolphins Boat Tour

4. From Vilamoura: 2.5-Hour Benagil Cave and Dolphins Boat Tour

Meet your friendly crew at Vilamoura Marina and be welcomed aboard for your 2.5-hour tour to the Benagil Caves. Listen to your guide as they explain the highlights of your tour.  As you cruise along, see natural rock formations of the Algarve coastline. Pass by gorgeous beaches and impressive caves. If you're lucky you might even have the chance to see some wild dolphins. Once you arrive at the Benagil Caves, be amazed by their natural beauty. Don’t forget to bring your cameras, as the famous caves and grottos along the Algarve coast are the perfect motifs to take some amazing photos.

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Faro Airport: Private Transfer To/From Vilamoura & Quarteira

5. Faro Airport: Private Transfer To/From Vilamoura & Quarteira

Enjoy a safe and reliable private airport transfer between Faro Airport and your accommodation in Vilamoura or Quarteira. Choose from a 1-way service to or from the airport. Be greeted by your driver who will be waiting for you at the arrival hall with a sign displaying your name. Your driver will track your flight so you won't have to worry in case of a flight delay. Save yourself having to carry heavy bags and navigating the public transportation system and take comfort knowing that all vehicles are regularly maintained to high-quality standards.

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Vilamoura: Algarve Private Luxury Yacht Charter

6. Vilamoura: Algarve Private Luxury Yacht Charter

Climb aboard a luxury yacht, the São Lourenço II, and receive a glass of Champagne as you are welcomed aboard. The yacht is the perfect size for comfort and exploring, making it the best choice for chartering.  Begin a panoramic cruise along the Algarve coastline and admire the breathtaking views. The stunning yacht will take up to 10 passengers and has ample sunbathing areas. Get your adrenaline pumping by trying your hand at wakeboarding, waterskiing, or the wild ringo ride.  Tailor this champagne cruise to your needs. Choose your group size and preferred duration, whether 3 hours or a full day. The trip includes all drinks champagne, wine, beer, and soft drinks.

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From Albufeira: Quarteira Market & Vilamoura Marina Tour

7. From Albufeira: Quarteira Market & Vilamoura Marina Tour

Discover the Roma market of Quarteira and the marina of Vilamoura on a half-day guided tour from Albufeira with your own driver who will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel. Leaving Albufeira, pass through Quarteira, a quaint fishing town. Visit the largest and oldest Roma market of the region, where you can find a great variety of products (clothes, accessories, toys, etc.) and speak to some of the Roma merchants. Then visit Vilamoura, the biggest destination for golf in the Algarve. Stop at the marina, the largest in Portugal, and admire panoramic views of the sea. When you are finished in Vilamoura, your driver will take you back to your accommodation in Albufeira.

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Vilamoura and Quarteira Seaside Segway Tour

8. Vilamoura and Quarteira Seaside Segway Tour

Enjoy a leisurely 1.5-hour Segway ride during your visit to the Algarve. Located by the sea, Quarteira and Vilamoura offer an ideal climate year round, with internationally renowned culinary delights and plenty of entertainment options. Along the route, enjoy views of the ocean and a number of excellent beaches separated by piers. If you like you can take some time out to visit the local shops. If you're hungry, try some of the excellent Algarve cuisine at one of the many restaurants located along the Quarteira walkway and Vilamoura marina. Take the family along for a fun activity that’s sure to appeal to the children as well.

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Vilamoura: Family Golf Park Game

9. Vilamoura: Family Golf Park Game

Enjoy a fun mini-golf game with your friends and family at Family Golf Park. Play the entertaining, Roman themed courses set in a beatiful garden. Family Golf Park is a leisure and entertainment space designed for the whole family, where adults and children can experience the thrills of a Super Mini-golf course. The park is located in an area surrounded by green spaces where you will find two hundred species of trees and plants in a setting containing replicas of Roman monuments. Suitable for all ages, the Family Golf Park combines healthy competition, learning and outdoor activity, where you are invited to overcome the challenges along the two 18-hole courses: the Via Appia, devoted to the history of the Roman Empire, and the Via Lusitânia, devoted to the Roman Empire’s occupation of the Iberian Peninsula. And to make the experience even more exciting, at every hole, you will find important facts about the Roman period in the Iberian Peninsula.

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Quarteira: Atlantis Yacht Charter & Algarve Coast Tour

10. Quarteira: Atlantis Yacht Charter & Algarve Coast Tour

Travel in style along the Algarve Coastline on board an Elite Luxury Yacht and enjoy a day of taking in the stunning Algarvian coastline. The Atlantis is a luxury yacht 47 foot in length, high-end power with high performance and is practically dressed in a tasteful, yet exciting, Italian design. The exterior offers lean and sleek lines and is designed to allow maximum deck space for entertainment. Make the most of the double sun berth and relax amongst the cushions on top as you open the cockpit and look out over the stunning views. Sunbathelike never before, relax with a glass of champagne, watch the stunning yacht, and dance the night away to your favorite music.  A wine and dine options can be arranged for you, alternatively, if you would prefer to eat out, your friendly skipper can point you in the direction of one of the lovely beach restaurants that are only accessible by boat. This tour is perfect for romantic trips for two, or for bigger groups of friends and family. 

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Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 815 reviews

Absolutely amazing experience. The boat ride was so much fun. The caves were absolutely beautiful and we saw absolutely loads of dolphins. They spotted them again on our way home and did a detour so we could see them again. It took an extra 35 mins of their time and we were so grateful. Such an amazing day, thank you

Great experience! Between the wine and tapas and the blankets when the wind came up, the focus of the crew was customer satisfaction. The sunset was beautiful as well with no clouds. Would recommend the tour to others.

Andre was amazing, very accommodating. Tour was totally worth the price. You will not get a better view than on the boat. It was very bit and the staff were brilliant. Highly recommend!! 5* service

What a WONDERFUL experience! Entering the Benagil caves gave me goosebumps! Enjoyed this trip with my parents and husband, we all agreed it was one of the best parts of our vacation

Very nice small zoo. Lots to see and all looks natural for animals. We had a great day there.*****