Guided tour

Swimming Tour to the Caves of Sesimbra

Swimming Tour to the Caves of Sesimbra

From US$ 89.93 per person

Walk through gorges and along cliff-top trails to reach remote spots to swim in the idyllic coves, bays, and beaches of the fishing village of Sesimbra.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Walk along the most spectacular trails between the swims
  • Access little-visited areas that are only accessible from the water or on foot
  • Swim in the best-kept spots in the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Atlantic in the Arrábida Natural Park
Full description

Experience a beautiful open water swimming tour to Ribeira do Cavalo Beach. Start at Marina de Sesimbra, in front of the Clube Naval de Sesimbra. Warm-up with a 30-minute walk to this paradisiacal beach, considered by many to be one of the most beautiful in Europe. Arriving at the beach, put on the wetsuit and start the adventure. Swim between 1500m and 2500 meters, passing through the most impressive rock formations in the region, caves, grottos, and sea arches. Spot a variety of marine life, fish and keep a lookout for dolphins. Observe the spectacular scenery that surrounds you with several stops along the way. Be accompanied by your guide, who will also capture pictures and videos of the entire adventure. After the swim, enjoy a cake typical of the region, before returning to the starting point.

  • Typical cake of the region
  • Bottle of water
  • Equipment
  • Personal Accidents Insurance
  • Guide
  • Swim buoy (if needed)
  • Photos and videos
  • Wetsuit rental (if needed)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Sesimbra
  • Wetsuit rental
  • Tips (optional)

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Meeting point

At Marina de Sesimbra, in front of the Clube Naval de Sesimbra. Arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts. Your guide will be wearing a SwimTogether T-Shirt.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • You should be aware of marine life such as jellyfish, sea urchins, and seaweed.
  • Please note that the daily itineraries are an example of the swims that may take place during the course of your activity, however, actual swim locations and distances will vary according to local weather and sea conditions.
  • Starting at Marina de Sesimbra, in front of the Clube Naval de Sesimbra.
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