From Olhão: Ria Formosa Sunset Tour

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From Olhão: Ria Formosa Sunset Tour

From $29.54 per person

Explore a little of the islands of Armona and Praia Deserta on this boat tour of Ria Formosa. Spend some time snorkelling or relaxing on the beach, and admire a beautiful sunset on the trip home.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, Spanish, French
Small group
Limited to 11 participants


  • Admire beautiful views of the sunset over the Atlantic Ocean
  • Learn about the history and culture of the local region
  • Discover some of the birds and wildlife of the region
  • Enjoy some time on pristine beaches without crowds of other tourists
Full description
After boarding your boat, head out into the sheltered waters of Ria Formosa. Your first stop will be at on Praia Deserta at one of the most pristine beaches in the Algarve. From the beach, head to the village of Ilha da Armona and enjoy a refreshing drink while you contemplate the amazing views. The final stop on your tour is at a deserted beach where you can relax and, in summer, enjoy some swimming or snorkelling. From the beach, you can also enjoy beautiful views of the sunset over the ocean at the end of the day when your group will almost certainly have the beach to yourselves. After about 30 minutes to enjoy the beach and the sunset, you'll board your boat for the return trip Olhão.
  • Experienced skipper
  • Water
  • Umbrellas (if needed)
  • Snorkelling gear
  • Beach activities and games
  • Binocular use
  • Blankets
  • Comfortable life jacket 150N
  • Islands and Ria Formosa information booklet
  • Local map
  • Birds of Ria Formosa booklet
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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      Meeting point

      The meeting point is at the local partner's ticket stand near the beginning of the dock.

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      • The tour is over calm, sheltered waters so nausea should not be a problem unless you are very sensitive to motion sickness.
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      4.7 / 5

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      The sunset tour was awesome. We have been supervised in advance very individually and with detailed information. After the start of the tour we drove to a lonely and beautiful beach where we could relax and swim. We approached a second island of the beautiful bay before we went back towards the sun. Carlos, the captain and guide, was very polite and explained us many exciting facts about the environment, the animals and the nature reserve. We definitely would do this tour again

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      May 21, 2021

      Very nice trip during sunset with amazing views, friendly stuff. Recommended

      May 21, 2021

      June 6, 2021

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