Fort of Santa Catarina

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From Portimão: Algar de Benagil and Sea Caves Boat Tour

1. From Portimão: Algar de Benagil and Sea Caves Boat Tour

Sail along the Algarve coast on a boat trip from Portimão. Admire highlights, including the Benagil Cave and the Fort of São João do Arade. Swim in the crystal waters and learn about the area from your guide. Boarding at the Marina of Portimão, you will see the Castel of S.João do Arade and the fort of Stª Catarina from the Arade River, a unique perspective from the river to the city of Portimão.  See beautiful beaches and caves, from Portimão through to Carvoeiro, passing Benagil all the way to the famous beach of Praia da Marinha. During the boat tour, your guide will talk and explain all about the caves and the coastline, fauna, flora, and the geology of the region with the stunning caves formations. On the way back to the marina your skipper will navigate the boat away from the cliffs giving you a broader perspective of the coastline.

Portimão: 1.25-Hour Segway Tour

2. Portimão: 1.25-Hour Segway Tour

Immerse yourself in the vibrant and colorful atmosphere of Portimão, one of the most breathtaking cities of the Algarve, on a scenic Segway ride along the coastline. After picking up your segway, glide along the marina, admiring privileged views of the River Arade as you go. Witness sites such as the beach promenade in Praia da Rocha, where you can enjoy stunning views of the Algarve sea. Later, ride past the lighthouse, the pier, and the imposing Santa Catarina Fortress. Along the route, learn more about the area's best attractions and scenery from your passionate guide.

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What people are saying about Fort of Santa Catarina

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 165 reviews

We had a really enjoyable and informative boat tour from Portimão marina with Deano and Gonzalo. We were a group of 8 people, with ages ranging from 74 to 6 years old and we would all highly recommend this tour!

Very convenient and the booking was ready in no time. Was very successful and so beautiful to see those caves, fantastic. And he explained everything well that guide and the Kids were sweet. Highly recommended

Great experience with Captain Iglo and the bonus of seeing dolphins. Stop for diving and a lot of patience with the sailors who go swimming inside the Algar de Benagil and close to the boat.

Muy buena experiencia. Muy agradables, graciosos los guías comentándonos y explicándonos todo lo que encontrábamos en el viaje.

Kids and us loved it! Beautiful coastline with a funny guide and a funny boat driver.