Embarking on an enchanting journey from Marina de Portimão, the Algarve Cave Captain offers a captivating 2 hours and 30-minute tour that promises to be a highlight of your visit to Portugal. This expedition, suitable for all ages, takes you on a remarkable voyage along the picturesque Algarve coast, where you'll discover the hidden gems of the region's rugged coastline.
The tour begins at the well-known Marina de Portimão, a bustling hub of maritime activity. From here, the journey sails towards the stunning Marinha Beach, renowned for its breathtaking scenery and crystal-clear waters. Along the route, you'll have the privilege of exploring approximately 20 unique caves, each offering its own natural beauty and charm. Among these caves, the famed Grotto of Benagil stands out as a highlight, acclaimed as one of the top ten natural wonders in the world.
Algarve Cave Captain's Coastal Tour: A 2.5-Hour Adventure
- Starting Point: The journey begins at Marina de Portimão, a vibrant hub for sea voyagers.
- Destination: The tour sails towards the spectacular Marinha Beach, offering stunning coastal views.
Discover the Caves:
- Main Attraction: The tour features the renowned Grotto of Benagil, a natural wonder ranking among the world's top ten.
- Cave Exploration: Approximately 20 unique caves along the coast await exploration, each with its distinct charm.
Activities & Amenities:
- Snorkeling Stop: Dive into an underwater adventure with provided snorkeling gear.
- Onboard Toast: Celebrate the experience with a choice of champagne or soda, adding a touch of elegance to the journey.
- Benagil Caves: Marvel at the famous caves known for their natural beauty.
- Marinha Beach: Enjoy the serene beauty and photographic opportunities at this idyllic beach.
- Suitability: The tour is open to all ages but is not wheelchair accessible.
- Safety Note: Not recommended for travelers with back problems, pregnant travelers, or those with serious medical conditions.
- Child Policy: Children must be supervised by an adult (one adult per two children).
Preparation & Requirements:
- Essentials to Bring: Sunscreen, a towel, and a hat/cap are advised for sun protection.
- Occupancy: Minimum of 4 adults required, with a maximum capacity of 9 adults.
- Pricing: Special rates for adults, children, and free for infants (up to 23 months).
- Memories to Keep: Photos and videos of the tour available on a pre-paid digital support.
- Check-In Information: Guests must check in at Marina de Portimão, Gate J6, 20 minutes before departure.
This tour by Algarve Cave Captain is not just a journey along the coast; it's an immersive experience into the natural wonders of the Algarve, promising adventure, relaxation, and unforgettable memories.