Lagos Sailing trips & boat tours

Our most recommended Lagos Sailing trips & boat tours

From Lagos Marina: Ponta da Piedade Kayak Tour

1. 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: Dolphin Watching with Marine Biologists

2. Lagos: Dolphin Watching with Marine Biologists

Leaving from the Marine de Lagos, you’ll be taken on a thrilling 1.5-hour ride into the Atlantic Ocean in search of wild dolphins. The high success rate and professional crew make this a must-do tour while in Lagos.   Hop on board the boat and then relax on the bench seating. Take advantage of the extra viewing room, and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife. The marine biologist on board will help identify the dolphins and interpret their behavior. They’ll be collecting data while on board for the purpose of preservation and conservation of these beautiful animals, as well as passing their knowledge on to you. Every trip is a meaningful excursion that provides great memories and education, as well as supplying scientific data to help future conservation projects.

Lagos: Sailboat Trip to Ponta da Piedade

3. Lagos: Sailboat Trip to Ponta da Piedade

Marvel at the beautiful Algarve Coast rock formations and visit some of the most picturesque and interesting caves of the region on this sailing trip from Lagos to Ponta da Piedade. Departing from Lagos Marina on a Portuguese traditional sailing boat, head to Ponta da Piedade. Sail in the bay of Lagos for breathtaking views of the rock formations along the coastline. Upon arrival to Ponta da Piedade, you will anchor and change to a smaller boat. Then, visit the famous caves (grottos) and rock formations with the possibility to sunbathe or swim in the crystal-clear waters nearby.

Lagos: Dolphin Watching Half-Day Cruise & Water Activities

4. Lagos: Dolphin Watching Half-Day Cruise & Water Activities

Experience an amazing encounter with dolphins in their natural habitat and take the unique opportunity to see them socializing, frolicking, and feeding up close. You'll learn from your experienced and friendly crew about the unique habits of these gentle and highly intelligent sea creatures. Make sure you keep an eye out for other amazing cetaceans such as orcas and fin whales as well. After the dolphin watching, you'll have the chance to enjoy water activities on a peaceful and secluded bay. Go for a swim, sunbathe, and jump on the water slide. Have fun with your family and friends as you enjoy the modern brand-new catamaran as well as a complimentary healthy snack.

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: Algarve Golden Coast Cruise

6. 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.

Ponta da Piedade: Half-Day Cruise with Lunch from Lagos

7. Ponta da Piedade: Half-Day Cruise with Lunch from Lagos

Start your journey in Lagos marina by boarding the comfortable catamaran Freddie. Head to the Ponta da Piedade coast, where your captain will find the best spot possible to drop the anchor. Before lunch, jump into the water and taste the clear refreshing waters of the Atlantic ocean. Enjoy a complimentary lunch, including cheese and chorizo starters, followed by roasted chicken, salad and chips with drinks of your choice, including wine, beer, juice, water, and others. Savor a dessert of fresh fruit, cake or pastel de nata. Vegetarians can choose from vegetarian pizza or a salad. Drinks are free during lunchtime. Finally, return to the original boat and discover more secrets of this outstanding coast.

Lagos: Dolphin-Watching Boat Tour

8. Lagos: Dolphin-Watching Boat Tour

Embark on an unforgettable catamaran trip where you can watch dolphins off the coast of Lagos. See common and bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat and admire the Algarve coast from a unique perspective.  Board the catamaran at the Marina of Lagos and set sail for the Algarve coast. Take in the breathtaking scenery of the coast, composed of towering cliffs, hidden coves, and vast expanses of pristine sands on your way out to sea. Marvel at the rock formations, and access areas that are inaccessible by land.  With the help of your guide, spot common dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and maybe even minke whales. Learn more about the dolphins' habits from your guide before returning to Lagos.

Lagos Kayak Adventure

9. Lagos Kayak Adventure

Meet your guide at the Marina de Lagos and start your kayaking adventure. Leave the Harbour to your kayaking start point - along the way your instructor will provide you with all the information you need regarding water safety, kayak use and what you can expect to see during the day.   Arrive at your location and be met by the main boat (catamaran) which will be close by for assistance throughout the tour. During the kayak tour your experienced guide will give you information about the beaches, caves and curious rock formations.  At the end of the tour return back to the catamaran with the kayaks to relax for a few minutes before jumping into the crystal clear waters for a swim. At the end of the tour you will be conveniently transported back to your starting location. 

From Lagos: Ponta Da Piedade Coastal Boat Tour

10. From Lagos: Ponta Da Piedade Coastal Boat Tour

Experience a catamaran adventure from Lagos to the Ponto da Piedade caves, which boast some of the most exquisite landscapes of the Algarve. Your water journey to the Ponta da Piedade caves begins at Marina de Lagos and takes places at one of the most stunning locations on the continent. Relax and let the crew take over as you enjoy state of the art nautical equipment and captivating natural scenery. Gaze at golden-yellow cliffs looming above the coastline as you go crazy with your smart-phone cameras. Enjoy one of the most beloved regions of the Portuguese section of the Algarve and one of the most famous rock formations on Earth.

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Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 1,210 reviews

We went on a relaxing ride along the coast of lagos and our guide pointed out various things. She was excellent and discussed history and fun facts. They took us to a nearby bay for lunch as the water was a bit rocky and they didn’t want us to get seasick. There we went swimming and paddle boarding.

Our guide was fabulous, provided us with lots of interesting information about dolphins in the Algarve. Our captain was fabulous, too, getting us to a place where we saw a pod of about 20 bottlenose dolphins. And what a show they put on! It was a wonderful experience and I highly recommend it.

great outfit, professional, fun and helpful. they load up the boat take you to a spot and go into the caves on one direction pick you up at the end, reload the boat and you have some swim time. definitely worth it.

Very quick ride out to the ocean, where our guide immediately found a pod of dolphins. The dolphins came right up to the boat!

Beautiful scenery and the staff was so much fun. Had a blast!