Things to do in Armação de Pêra

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From Armação de Pêra: Benagil Caves and Beaches Boat Tour

1. From Armação de Pêra: Benagil Caves and Beaches Boat Tour

Discover the breathtaking scenery of the Algarve region on this boat tour departing from Armação de Pêra. Travel in the company of an expert team and experienced captain for a safe and comfortable journey. Along the way, visit 10 caves and 15 deserted beaches which are only accessible from the sea. Admire Praia da Marinha, the Albandeira Arch, and much more. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the rugged coastline between Armação de Pêra and Benagil. Make sure to bring your camera to capture the unique landscape of this region before arriving at the highlight of the trip, the world-famous Benagil Cave. On the way back, simply sit back, relax and enjoy the boat trip.

Albufeira: Coastline and Benagil Caves Tour by Catamaran

2. Albufeira: Coastline and Benagil Caves Tour by Catamaran

Soak up the views of the Algarve coastline on a guided catamaran cruise from Albufeira. Enter the Benagil Sea Cave and take in secluded beaches, rugged rock formations, and hidden swim stops. Start your tour from Albufeira Marina, where you'll set off on the spacious and comfortable catamaran. From here you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the views of the beautiful rock formations and deserted beaches. The team will tell you more about our fantastic coastline and all its hidden secrets. Relax to some nice music and enjoy a cool drink. Visit the beautiful caves and rock formations as far as Benagil (Cathedral Cave). Head back east towards the marina before stopping off for a swim in the sea.

Albufeira: MiniGolf Adventure Park Entry Ticket

3. Albufeira: MiniGolf Adventure Park Entry Ticket

Located in the heart of Albufeira, MiniGolf Adventure Park promises fun and entertainment to all who visit. With unique facilities, the conditions are perfect for you to perfect your game. Work your way around the 20-hole course, with magnificent waterfalls in the background. If you have never played mini-golf before, now is your chance to learn. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings while relaxing and having fun with family and friends.

Albufeira: Paragliding and Paratrike Tandem Flights

4. 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.

Lagoa: Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

5. Lagoa: Vineyard Tour and Wine Tasting

Your experience begins as you are welcomed to Morgado do Quintão for a walk around the estate to observe the vineyards. This will also include a brief introduction to the local grape varieties. Following that, enjoy a tour of the grounds throughout a wine-tasting experience that explores the history of the estate, as well as the terroir-driven wines. You will also learn of the estate's plans for the future as they continue to create Algarve’s landmark wines. Your guides will also tell you all about Algarve’s local grape varieties as you enjoy a tasting 3-4 of their wines. As you sample the wines you can learn about how they're made, as well as how to best pair them with food.

Eastern Portugal: Day Trip to Faro, Olhão, Tavira, & more

6. Eastern Portugal: Day Trip to Faro, Olhão, Tavira, & more

Take a full-day trip around the best of the east of Portugal. Benefit from pickup from your hotel, transportation around the historic sights, and take time to immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere. Begin your day with convenient pickup before heading to Faro. Admire the capital of the Algarve as you tour the historic 13th-century city center. Next, move on to the Moorish fishing town of Olhão. Stroll around its bustling streets or shop for local products in its traditional markets. Continue your tour to Tavirna. Explore a town of cobbled streets, picturesque churches, and visit its Roman Bridge. Climb up to its castle and photograph the views from its observation point. Take advantage of some free time for lunch in one of its many restaurants (own expense). Conclude your tour with stops at Villa Real de Sto- Antonio and Cacel Velha. Discover a village where the Ria Formosa meets the Atlantic Ocean. Finally, head back on the bus for the return journey and drop-off at your accommodation.

Lagoa: Morgado do Quintão Estate Lunch and Wine Tasting

7. Lagoa: Morgado do Quintão Estate Lunch and Wine Tasting

Located between Silves, Monchique, and Lagoa, take your seat at on the estate of a family-owned property with some of the oldest vineyards in the Algarve. Join in a tasting experience that explores the history of the estate, its unique terroir, and its exciting wines while you savor a simple, hearty Algarvian farmers' table lunch.  Gather under a 2,000 year-old tree overlooking old negra mole vines, inside a vintage olive press, or inside the main house and share a simple but tasty multi-course menu paired with 3-4 wines.  After the casual lunch, delight in fascinating stories of Algarve’s landmark vineyard estate over coffee or as you stroll the property in the presence of the resident vineyard manager.

Algarve: Jet Ski Rental in Armação de Pêra

8. Algarve: Jet Ski Rental in Armação de Pêra

Get an adrenaline rush at the controls of a jet ski and set sail from the lovely village of Armação de Pêra, one of the last places in the Algarve where fishing boats are launched from and return to the beach. Have fun cresting the waves as you open up the throttle and reach fast speeds off the coast. Receive a safety briefing upon arrival and then depart alone or accompanied. Each jet ski can accommodate 1 or 2 people. Learn about all the features so that you can have fun out on the water in safety. Access areas along the coast, including some of the secret sea caves. Embrace the freedom of the sea and get extreme emotions in the crystal clear waters of Armacao de Pera bay.

Algarve: Benagil Caves and Wild Beaches Boat Tour

9. Algarve: Benagil Caves and Wild Beaches Boat Tour

Discover the breathtaking scenery of the Algarve region on a private or public boat tour departing from Armação de Pêra. Travel in the company of an expert team and experienced captain for a safe and comfortable journey visiting 10 caves and 15 wild beaches that are only accessible from the sea. The boat has space for up to 10 people, so you can bring all your friends and family on the private tour option. Admire the Captains' Cave, Praia da Marinha beach, the Natural arch of Albandeira, and much more. Explore the rugged coastline between Armação de Pêra and Benagil and make sure to bring your camera to capture the unique landscape of this region before arriving at the highlight of the trip, the world-famous Benagil Cave. On the way back, simply sit back, relax, and enjoy the boat trip.

From Algarve: Full-Day Trip to Seville

10. 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.

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What people are saying about Armação de Pêra

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,151 reviews

The catamaran was great. The experienced captain took us on a great journey. The host made an effort to speak in the language of his customers. Kudos for that. Plus he had a great sense of humor. Even though it was the last outing of the day and there were few of us, he showed all his enthusiasm! Thanks! Only great souvenirs.

It was a super way to see all of the Algarve The buses were Superb very comfortable and air-conditioned The guide spoke four different languages so she was amazing! It was a long day we started in Lagos at 7:15 am and did not get home until 815 pm

Beautiful day, experienced captain, very professional and pleasant. Very funny and caring host. He makes an effort to speak in all the languages of his passengers. Do not hesitate. This activity is definitely worth it. 10/10 Thanks!

A great cruise with a very attentive crew. They kept us informed about the rock formations and caves in a very entertaining way. Could recommend this cruise to others.

Was an amazing day , we met a lady very kind called Ana who explained very well and clear . Top