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From Vilamoura: Algarve Coast 3-Hour Sailing Cruise

1. From Vilamoura: Algarve Coast 3-Hour Sailing Cruise

Sail for 3 hours around the Algarve Coast aboard an impressive schooner sailing boat and discover picturesque villages, beautiful beaches, and impressive rocky cliffs.   Depart from the Marina of Vilamoura and head west where you can see the extensive beach of Falésia, followed by the fishing village of Olhos d'Agua (eyes of the water). Continuing your journey, the boat slips through the water past all the tiny beaches with their red sand cliffs. Sail past Albufeira, which was a fishing village but now is a vibrant tourist location. Admire the steep cliffs of São Rafael and stunning rock formations. In good sea conditions there is a stop for a swim in the ocean and a visit to one of the sea caves. Feel the splash of the waves and the wind in the sails as the ship start turning around near Galé. Get a chance to help with the hoisting of the sails or assist the captain at the helm. With luck, spot dolphins swimming alongside the boat.

Vilamoura: Full-Day Algarve Cruise with BBQ Lunch on Beach

2. Vilamoura: Full-Day Algarve Cruise with BBQ Lunch on Beach

Full day Cruise – (10a.m. to 5p.m.) Leave Vilamoura Marina heading west along the coast to the Benagil area. You can see Olhos d’Agua, Praia da Oura, Albufeira, Armação de Pêra and view the caves and rock formations on the way. The Condor then anchors close to a secluded beach and lunch is served on the beach. Lunch consists of grilled fresh fish, pork steaks, chicken, 2 types of salad, bread, seasonal fruit, wine, juice, and water. You also have time for swimming or just relaxing on the beach. When the sea permits we will show you the caves with a trip in the dinghy. Return to Vilamoura.

Algarve: Half-Day Off-Road Buggy Tour from Albufeira

3. Algarve: Half-Day Off-Road Buggy Tour from Albufeira

Discover the natural wonders and unbeatable scenery of the Algarve on this guided buggy trip from Olhos de Agua in Albufeira. Pass by Paderne's local farms and orange fields, stop to see the castle, and visit a cafe. Drive solo or with a passenger. Your buggy adventure starts at the tour headquarters in Albufeira, where you’ll gear up on a 1- or 2-person buggy, depending on what you chose. If riding in a pair, you’ll have the option to switch drivers in between the journey. For optimal safety during our adventure, you’ll ride alongside a licensed guide and each vehicle must have at least one adult with a Class B driver's license. Taking off from the headquarters, enjoy a safe, low-speed ride along streets and dirt tracks where only off-road vehicles can go. Arrive at the Castle of Paderne and snap photos of 360-degree views (entry not included). As you explore, learn about the region’s history from your guide. From there, continue to high hilltops to take breathtaking pictures. After descending back down, visit the village of Paderne to enjoy a short break at a characteristic café to try a local pastry (costs not included). At the end of the tour, return round-trip to Albufeira.

From Algarve: Full-Day Trip to Seville

4. From Algarve: Full-Day Trip to Seville

Explore the charming city of Seville with a guide on this sightseeing day tour. See some of its majestic monuments, such as La Giralda and the Real Alcazar. Start your tour with a convenient pickup from several centrally located meeting points in the Algarve, including Olhos de Água, Vilamoura, Quarteira, Portimão, Albufeira, and Armação de Pêra. Enjoy a ride to your first destination in an air-conditioned vehicle. Visit the Giralda Tower, once the minaret of a local mosque. Take in spectacular views of the city from its viewpoint. See the grand Seville Cathedral, the largest Gothic church in Europe up close. Check out the stately Real Alcazar, a great palace built in the 14th century. Spend a day gazing at magnificent architecture and charming courtyards filled with orange trees. Get dropped off back in the Algarve at the end of your tour.

Albufeira: Tuk Tuk Ride with Old Town and Beaches

5. Albufeira: Tuk Tuk Ride with Old Town and Beaches

See panoramic cliff views, incredible beaches and the historic sites of Albufeira's old town. Enjoy a relaxing and fun trip by tuk tuk. Meet your driver and journey first to see the marina and some boat views. Travel to the top of the cliffs at Baleeira. Witness its charming lighthouse and panoramic sightlines of up to 50 kilometers. Next, travel down a scenic coastal road to the beautiful beach of São Rafael. Then its time to journey to the east side and see the monuments and narrow streets of the old town. After a visiting the charming beach at Santa Eulália, finish your tour at the village of Olhos de Água, enjoying a view of the beach from a secret spot.

Albufeira: Sunset Paragliding Flight

6. Albufeira: Sunset Paragliding Flight

Fly high and view the city of Albufeira from the clouds on this sunset paragliding flight. Admire the city's skyline and natural landscape as you bask in the stunning colors of the setting sun. Meet your pilot at your flight location located next to Rua do Pinhal in Albufeira. Your pilot will then run you through an explanation of your day's itinerary and teach you about your equipment and safety practices. Your first flight will be over the Vilamoura golf courses, passing over the spectacular marina of Vilamoura to see the beautiful boats that are moored there. Then, fly over the magnificent Falésia Beach, Rocha Baixinha Beach, and Olhos de Água Beach. As sunset hits, be dazzled by a magnificent and unforgettable view of the cityscape. Following this serene and calm moment, you will resume with some more adrenaline before you return to your starting point, finishing your experience.

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What people are saying about Olhos de Água

The staff is really super friendly! One of them speaks French and explains all along what we see offshore. You have the right to bring your own drinks and food, but be aware that the drinks on board are really not expensive (10€ for a bottle of wine, 2.50€ for a glass of wine). The experience is great, the sailboat is clean and big! If you really want to swim check the sea conditions before or call it because if the sea is rough it's not possible but even without swimming it was really great (anyway the water is a bit cold haha ). I also repeat in case this boat does not go into the caves it is a sailboat it is too big I recommend 100%

Very nice excursion, some technical passages and other rapids but overall without any risk. The buggies are a bit old but the guide is great. Attention for less than 1m70 the driving position is unsuitable because the seats are not adjustable so the steering wheel is too far.

great ride! the buggies are not new, it's true, but Adriano is very nice. it's not a comfortable ride but I loved it and it makes memories. Thank you Adriano

Very good value, the boat was excellent, spotless and well looked after and the crew were very professional and friendly, would definitely recommend.

Excellent, traditional sailing Yacht / Schooner. This is the real deal. Impressive state of repair, as well.