From Portimão: Catamaran Cruise to Benagil Caves with BBQ

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From Portimão: Catamaran Cruise to Benagil Caves with BBQ

From $65.11 per person

Join aboard the Ophelia Catamaran Cruise for an unforgettable experience and enjoy a full-day cruise. Enjoy a BBQ at the beach and take in the stunning views offered by one of Europe’s most impressive coastlines at the Algarve.

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Duration 6 hours
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English, Portuguese, German, Dutch, French, Spanish


  • Relax and enjoy a day of fun and relaxation along the beautiful Algarve Coast
  • Marvel at the stunning and worldwide famous Benagil caves
  • Enjoy a delicious BBQ at the beach
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Depart from Portimão and pass by the pretty fishing village of Ferragudo and the historic castle that overlooks the beach. Cruise at ease towards the east and don’t forget your camera to capture the beautiful coastal scenery along the way. Head towards the grottoes at Benagil, where on small boats the tour will take you into different grottoes. Marvel at the natural rock formations and be transported to the beach, where you can soak in the sun. In the meantime, the crew prepares a delicious BBQ for you on the beach with bread, salad, mixed grill, red or white wine, water, orangeade.  Travel back while passing by some of the beautiful, secluded cove beaches around Carvoeiro. Enjoy the beautiful views and create a holiday memory that you won’t forget.
  • 6-hour cruise
  • BBQ
  • Professional Skippers that speak English, Portuguese, German, French and Spanish
  • Use of life jackets
  • Wi-Fi on board
  • Open bar on the beach including water, orange drink, white & red wine
  • Use of paddleboards
  • Transfer from and to the meeting point
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
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  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Check-in must be done between 15 and 30 minutes before departure time at the meeting point at Cais Vasco da Gama, Portimão.

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    What to bring

    • Swimwear
    • Sunscreen
    • Comfortable clothes
    • Sunglasses

    Not allowed

    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • Program may be subject to change without notice depending on weather and sea conditions
    • Check-in must be done between 15 - 30 minutes before departure time at the meeting point
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    Overall rating

    4.3 /5

    based on 12 reviews

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    It has been spectacular! You start with 2 hours discovering the entire coast of the Algarve, then you get off in boats to see all the caves. We were very lucky to be able to see the dolphins by our side while we were sailing, the attention of 10 workers, specifically Moses. After seeing the caves they leave you on a virgin beach with umbrellas so you can relax for approximately two hours and they give you a barbecue of sausages, chicken, sardines and bacon accompanied by salad, fruit and a drink of your choice; glass of red wine, white or water. Finally, before reaching the port, you are invited to jump from the boat into the sea to take one last bath. It has been an amazing experience.

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    July 7, 2021

    Very nice day. Very welcoming team. The atmosphere is guaranteed on board. Real visit to the caves. It was very good.

    September 23, 2020

    We booked the excursion mainly to see the most famous cave inside, and to our surprise we could not get off the boat. In the description of the excursion it said that from the catamaran you went to small boats to see the caves but it did not say anything that you could not get off, so we were quite disappointed. We also lacked some information during the tour (we were very lost about the day's schedule) and once on the beach at the time of the barbecue, since there were 2 paddle surf boards available to the group and they did not tell us, we find out because we ask.

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    September 9, 2020

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