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Olhos de Agua

Day Trips

Our most recommended Olhos de Agua Day Trips

Faro: Guided Benagil Cave and Marinha Beach Tour

1. Faro: Guided Benagil Cave and Marinha Beach Tour

After gathering at the tour meeting point, your van will depart from Faro for the approximately hour-long journey after which you will arrive to Benagil Beach. It will be from this location, together with your instructor, that you will enter the cave. It will take between 5 and 10 minutes to enter the cave, after which you will have 40 minutes inside to enjoy its unique environment. You can choose to spend your time taking photos, swimming, and just generally relaxing. It will soon be time to head to Marinha Beach, which is considered the most beautiful beach in Portugal. At this location you will have an hour to discover the amazing cliffs and views, following which you will head back to Faro.

From Lagos: Benagil Sea Caves Speedboat Tour

2. From Lagos: Benagil Sea Caves Speedboat Tour

Hop onboard one of our specifically designed speed-boats for unique adventure to Benagil. Despite the distance of 12 nautical miles from Lagos,to the coast of Carvoeiro and Benagil. This way we are able to enter the various caves in the area that are not accessible from larger vessels.On your way, the guide will tell you stories about the Algarve region. Visiting amazing caves and hidden grottos from the inside. Keep a lookout, as dolphins can often be seen navigating the waters here. If they are spotted and are less than 3 miles away, the boat will head in their direction so you can get a closer look at these playful animals. Every adventure is different, depending upon the tide and sea conditions, which will determine which caves and areas you can visit.At the end of your tour, you will return to Lagos.

From Albufeira: Catamaran BBQ Trip to Benagil Caves & Beach

3. From Albufeira: Catamaran BBQ Trip to Benagil Caves & Beach

Come join this BBQ cruise on the catamaran MARA for a perfect full-day trip!   Departing from the Albufeira Marina, you’ll start by cruising westward along the coastline of the south of Portugal. The skipper and crew will give you information about the places and sights that you pass by – in particular, you’ll get a great view of the rock formations and caves of the areas of Benagil, Galé and Carvoeiro.   As you sail, your BBQ will be prepared by the crew on board with the freshest food. Served on a beach, savor your choice of fresh fish, meat, sausages, Algarvian salad, chips, bread, and seasonal fruit. Spend some time on the beach for a swim and other beach activities before getting back on the boat to head back. Before you return to the marina, you’ll be served a delicious glass of champagne to toast the end of a full, relaxing day on the water!

Portimão: Tandem Skydive from 10,000 or 15,000 Feet

4. Portimão: Tandem Skydive from 10,000 or 15,000 Feet

Get an exciting introduction to the world of skydiving and free fall from 10,000 or 15,000 feet for the ultimate adrenaline rush! Ideal for first timers and those with little prior experience, the dive will be completed in safety with professional instructors who have thousands of dives worth of experience. Jump with an instructor and large parachute specifically designed for the activity. Experience the thrill and excitement of a free fall for up to 70 seconds and get breathtaking views of the coastline of the Algarve. Start with a short flight aboard a fabulous aircraft before you take your exhilarating leap. Your instructor will open the tandem parachute after 20 or 70 seconds of free fall. You will be offered an optional video and photo package taken by your tandem instructor during the experience for a unique souvenir to show to all your friends and family.

Albufeira: Paragliding and Paratrike Tandem Flights

5. Albufeira: Paragliding and Paratrike Tandem Flights

Experience the ultimate sensation of flying on the iconic Algarve coast, forging Mediterranean memories of the vast color palettes. Fly over the hot springs and enjoy the diverse landscape of southern Portugal whilst acquainting yourself with the coast of Albufeira through this panoramic paragliding flight. Get to soar through the air during this incredible experience whilst sunrise or sunset, witnessing the spectacular landscape and beach at this particularly beautiful time of the day. This is a trip you will certainly not forget. Depending on weather conditions, guests may fly on a paratrike (motor aided paraglide). This type of flight allows you to take a 10 km ride along the Algarve coast and over the beach, taking in spectacular views along the way.

Benagil: Sunrise Standup Paddleboard Tour Alone Benagil Cave

6. Benagil: Sunrise Standup Paddleboard Tour Alone Benagil Cave

Make the best of your stay in Algarve by having an ECO friendly SUP tour with us! Start this adventure at the magical Carvalho beach, from where we will guide you for 2 hours along the breathtaking coastline of Benagil. The guides, a team of young locals, will make your experience entertaining and smooth even if it’s your first time on a paddle board. Salty water and good vibes defines who we are. The journey will start at the magnificent Carvalho beach. A small beach totally surrounded and protected by its limestone cliffs where the access is through a tunnel carved by the older generations of the area. From there, you will get your stand up paddle board and depart on an unforgettable ride. The guide will show you the most breathtaking caves, “algars” and natural formations always with one of our guides taking the lead, making sure that everybody is safe and having the most fun. The duration of our expedition is aprox. 2 hours and 30 minutes, where we gonna have time to rest/photos at the most famous cave of Portugal, the “Algar” of Benagil. There, you’re gonna have the chance to feel its mighty energy and relax. The policy of the company is to take small groups on our tours (maximum 10 people), so we can develop a closer relation with you and make sure that everyone has the attention that is needed. Additionally, we will get away from the typical confusion of the high season by doing a route that is way calmer and most of the people don’t know about. One of our main goals is to give you a calm, fun and relaxing experience so you won’t forget Algarve and the BrotheRootz spirit and way of living. The end of the journey, once again, is Carvalho beach where you can spend the rest of your day taking sunbaths or swimming. The beach is part of one the most famous trails of Europe the “Seven Hanging Valleys” where you can enjoy an outstanding hike and explore the rest of the coastline by foot. We will take pictures during the tour that we will gladly offer to you, so you have your memories recorded to show to your loved ones!

Monchique and Fóia: Half Day Tour

7. Monchique and Fóia: Half Day Tour

A tour up the mountain to Monchique, rich with evergreen vegetation and allowing you to have fantastic views. Following hotel collection, you will be whisked up the mountain in an air-conditioned mini van. After navigating and exploring Monchique's small streets, you will continue on to Fóia, the highest point in the Algarve and one of the largest in Portugal. With 902 meters of height, you will be able to have a 360º view of the entire region, including he ocean, the lakes and other cities around.

From Albufeira: Seven Hanging Valleys Private Tour

8. From Albufeira: Seven Hanging Valleys Private Tour

Discover a unique natural marvel in Portugal on a guided tour. For thousands of years, the wind and the waves nibbled away at the sheer rock faces. Besides, the shoreline was also sliced by seven seasonal streams which, over time, originated the appropriately named Hanging Valleys. Depart from Albufeira towards Porches to visit Senhora da Rocha, a little church on the top of the cliffs with beautiful panoramic views over the coastline. From there, discover Albandeira beach where you can enjoy a stunning arch from the top of the bay. Next, explore Marinha Beach, widely considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. Take a walk to explore a rich array of outstanding landforms such as grottoes, stone arches, and natural bridges. Then, continue towards the famous Algar de Benagil where you will see the cave from the top. From there, visit the village of Carvoeiro to enjoy its views before returning to Albufeira

From Albufeira and Vilamoura: Lagos Private Tour

9. From Albufeira and Vilamoura: Lagos Private Tour

Visit one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Algarve, the city Lagos located in the southern Portugal. A charming town surounded with beautiful beaches and impressif cliffs over the coastline. Once we arrive to Lagos we start visiting the famous rocks formations of Ponta da Piedade a real nature wonder sculpted along millions of years of constant erosion of the wind and the waves of the ocean. From there we go towards to Camilo beach from where you can enjoy panoramic views over the western Algarve coast. Then we go to Dona Ana, considered one of the best beaches in Europe. Lastly, before returning visit the vibrant centre of Lagos, where you can freely explore the old town streets.

Lagos: Ponta Da Piedade and Lagos Tour with Wine Tasting

10. Lagos: Ponta Da Piedade and Lagos Tour with Wine Tasting

Come discover the Algarve and enjoy the boat ride, (optional, additional cost) wonderful rock formations at Ponta da Piedade in Lagos. Then we visit the center of Lagos, with a super relaxed atmosphere and unlike any other city in the Algarve, full of shops and traditional restaurants, where we will have the opportunity to have lunch. (not included in costs of tour) have the opportunity to visit Rocha Beach and Maina of Porimao Enjoying the wonderful view over the Santa Catarina Fort We also passed through the old part of the city, towards the winery. Afterwards, head to the 44-hectare property of vineyards of different varieties which is now considered one of the best wineries in the Algarve, with several awards of international recognition. Explore the natural beauty of the place, And even enjoy a wine tasting before returning to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Olhos de Agua

Incredible experience and highly recommend booking with the local BrotheRootz! Our guide, Caio, was phenomenal - he’s friendly, knowledgeable and fun! And as BrotheRootz keeps their group sizes relatively small, the experience felt personalized and extra safe relative to alternative larger group settings. Also, the SUP was a great way to explore and all skill-levels can participate (we had a SUP first-timer in our group who loved the experience)! Thank you BrotheRootz for an awesome memory!

Superb day with a dynamic and attentive crew making great efforts to communicate with all passengers regardless of their nationality Bravo to all Sophie and Éric

Brilliant experience, best feeling ever, and it’s an experience to cherish for life. The instructors were professional and were very helpful in calming nerves.

Magnificent cruise, splendid landscapes. You can really see the caves up close Excellent barbecue on a small dream beach The crew is adorable To do...

Superb boat tour the caves are beautiful we recommend this excursion