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Kayak Lagos Adventure
We reviewed safety procedures and internal hygiene protocols, and as a result of this work, Turismo de Portugal recognized Lagos Adventure, a safe Travel and Tourism Agency. The kayaking activity it's really amazing. Check-in: Our meeting point for Kayak Tour is at the Gate "ABCD" at Marina de Lagos - in front of (Pizza Hut restaurant). Tour: We start in Marina de Lagos, on board a catamaran. We leave the Harbor of Lagos (Marina de Lagos), and along the way we do a little briefing to teach/remind you how to maneuver the kayak, explain all the instructions about how to behave on the water, and what you can expect during the sightseeing. You leave the boat already seat on the kayak and the catamaran will be by your side to support everybody in case you want to come back for any reason. In the kayak tour, the guide will provide detailed information about the beaches, caves, and curious shapes in the rock formations. At the end of the tour, we come back to the catamaran with the kayaks to relax a few minutes, jump on the water and swim around the boat. For the Tour, we need 2 hours and 30 minutes - from leaving the harbor to coming back again. This activity depends on the weather and Sea Conditions. If is not safe I can cancel the Tour. You can leave your mobile or camera on the support boat if you think is not safe on the kayak. The Kayaks are double, you can share the effort.
Dolphin Watching with Marine Biologists
Your Dolphin Watching Experience will begin at the Marina de Lagos. Firstly checking in at the BomDia Boat Trip office opposite the Pontoon entrance. A member of our crew will then take you down to the boat that you will be travelling on and arrange the life jackets. A safety briefing and also a trip description will be given by one of the crew as you set off down the river. This boat trip is one and a half hours round trip in search of wild dolphins and any other wild animals that we may be lucky enough to see. Once out of the river we will then speed up on the ocean and commence our search, we do have hot spots and feeding areas that we check but these beautiful wild animals can be anywhere. Once we find the Dolphins our professional crew will respectfully allow the Dolphins to approach and also answer any questions that you may have regarding the particular species you are seeing or any other species you may have questions about. You are free to leave your seats and move around the boat, taking pictures and soaking up the beautiful experience. When it is time to leave back to land, everyone will be seated again for the journey back to the Marina. Our crew will be very happy to talk more once back in the river about any questions you have or ways you can help retain the environment for these beautiful animals. Other things to note In high season please ensure you wear sunscreen and allow plenty of time to reach the meeting point. In the low season please ensure you wear appropriate clothing (jacket or extra jumper) as it can be a bit chilly. Sun screen is recommended in low season too.
Sunrise Sup Tour in Ponta da Piedade Caves, Lagos
Our SUP tours will take you to enjoy the beautiful coastline of Lagos in one of the most impressive and stunning locations to experience stand up paddleboarding. We will provide you a introduction lesson/briefing before entering in the water. After that we wil take you on a tour where you will discover all the secret hidden caves, grotto's and lagoons with crystal clear water. We will take you to hidden secret beaches just accessible by sea where you will be able to rest and swim in clear crystal waters just surrounded by cliffs and enjoying the marvelous view! An experience that you will never forget! Other things to note SUPinLagos is licensed by Turismo de Portugal - RNAAT 282/2014. Certified SUP Instructors. All customers covered by Insurance. Bookings subject to change depending weather conditions.
Exclusive horseriding in Algarve
*** WEIGHT LIMIT 90KG *** Me and my wife are the only ones in Algarve taking the horses directly to the place of the trail ride instead of just riding around the stables. The ride we provide in this experience takes place through the woods and along the coastline of João Darens, called by many "the last green spot where the woods kiss the ocean". Two easy steps to enjoy this experience : we will send you the coordenates when you book the experience and we will meet you there with the horses, ready to go! Other things to note: I am a horse lover therefore I have an animal friendly policy, my horses don't use any metal bits on their mouths, unless they are still in training, only work two hours a day five days a week and my guests must be under 90kg. No experience with horses is required as no trots or canters are involved in this scenic ride.
7 Hanging Valleys Hike & Sunset
Stunning Views, caves and a sunset awaits you on the Algarves southern coast. The Seven Hanging Valleys Trail is arguably the most stunning stretch of the southern Algarves coastline and following it allows us to see unique views of this awesome coastal landscape. We'll take our time, walking the trail one way from Vale Centianes Beach to a sunset tapas style dinner at Praia da Marinha. Along the way you'll see some of the most amazing natural sea stacks, sinkholes, complex limestone caves and a mix of turquoise ocean and warm-coloured cliffs. We'll have the opportunity to stop off and explore more areas in more detail depending on conditions. We have experience in this area and can show you spots you'd likewise miss out on seeing! Our last destination, and the spot for our sunset (homemade) dinner will be at Praia da Marinha. Marinha is considered one of the most iconic beaches in the Algarve. It's considered by the Michelin Guide as one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in Europe and as one of the 100 most beautiful beaches in the world.​ Feel free to swim while we prepare the dinner! From here we will drive you back to Lagos. Other things to note Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements, any injuries etc. We will be able to cater to your needs, we just need to know in advance to make the necessary changes.

Dive into local beach life

Yoga on the Beach
From one of many beachside or seafront locations in Lagos, we will begin our experience with some calming breathing and meditation practices, followed by a hatha yoga routine catered to your current state of health and fitness. Your entire experience will last 1.5 hours and will top off with some fresh green juice! My intention is to offer you an experience that will leave you feeling refreshed, renewed and revived as we take in and tap into all the beauty that mother nature has to offer us here for free. The experiment ends with a deep relaxation practice and a gentle shoulder massage. It’s a fabulous way to start your day!
Dogs. Wine. Beach.
We'll drive out to Aljezur on the West Coast of the Algarve to the AEZA Dog Shelter. The aim of the shelter is to re-home the dogs that come into their care. In order to do this the dogs need as much interaction and love from people as possible...this is where we come in. Aljezur is rich in history and has a great scenic walk up to the Aljezur Castle. We'll take a group of dogs up to the Aljezur castle and enjoy the breeze and views of Aljezur. In total the walk will take around 1.5 hours. From here we will drive over to a beautiful west coast beach just 15 minutes from the shelter. Where I will serve you a homemade tapas style lunch and three different types of Portuguese wine at a local picnic spot or right on the beach (wind permitting). After lunch your free to relax on the beach, go for a swim and soak up all the wonderful Portuguese sunshine. Other things to note Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements, any injuries etc.
Surf Lesson in Arrifana
Lesson Structure: Part 1-Land Lesson: Lessons start on the beach with thirty minutes of instruction and practice. Students learn techniques for paddling, standing, falling, dodging and selecting waves along with surfer's etiquette, stretching and much more. Part 2-Water Surf Lesson: After students have learned the techniques on land, we move into the ocean!! During this time the instructor will push and coach students into waves, tell students what they are doing right, or wrong so they are surfing on their own by the end of the lesson. Other things to note We recommend you apply sunscreen to your face at least 30 minutes before the start of the class. Bringing something warm to put on after the class is also advised on cooler days.
Snorkelling with Marine Biologists
Can you keep a secret? The cave that I’m about to show you is so special because only a few locals know it. It feels like you are entering a natural cathedral through where the sun shines. Hiding inside the big cliff, there’s a 20 meter wide beach where you can be in exclusive contact with nature. Ah, and the way to get there couldn’t be better! I’ll teach you how to snorkel and float easily with comfortable wetsuits. Side by side we’ll swim above the most beautiful underwater gardens, looking for colourful starfish and other species that are common in this area. In the end there’ll be a tasty picnic awaiting at the beach. Believe me, this will be one of the most magical experiences of your life!
Yin yoga and Qigong by the fire with the singing bowls
Welcome to our cozy Yin yoga and Qigong class by the fire! In this class, we will be focusing on slow and mindful stretches to help release tension in the body and mind. The warm glow of the fire and soothing sounds of the singing bowls will create a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere for you to unwind and let go. You will be guided you through a series of poses that are held for longer periods of time to target the connective tissues and improve flexibility. Props such as blankets and will be provided to help you find comfort and support in each pose. This class is suitable for all levels, and modifications and adjustments will be offered to suit your individual needs and abilities. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle to stay hydrated during class. We look forward to practicing with you and helping you find a sense of calm and balance in this yin yoga class by the fire. Namaste!

All activities near Lagos

Kayak Lagos Adventure
We reviewed safety procedures and internal hygiene protocols, and as a result of this work, Turismo de Portugal recognized Lagos Adventure, a safe Travel and Tourism Agency. The kayaking activity it's really amazing. Check-in: Our meeting point for Kayak Tour is at the Gate "ABCD" at Marina de Lagos - in front of (Pizza Hut restaurant). Tour: We start in Marina de Lagos, on board a catamaran. We leave the Harbor of Lagos (Marina de Lagos), and along the way we do a little briefing to teach/remind you how to maneuver the kayak, explain all the instructions about how to behave on the water, and what you can expect during the sightseeing. You leave the boat already seat on the kayak and the catamaran will be by your side to support everybody in case you want to come back for any reason. In the kayak tour, the guide will provide detailed information about the beaches, caves, and curious shapes in the rock formations. At the end of the tour, we come back to the catamaran with the kayaks to relax a few minutes, jump on the water and swim around the boat. For the Tour, we need 2 hours and 30 minutes - from leaving the harbor to coming back again. This activity depends on the weather and Sea Conditions. If is not safe I can cancel the Tour. You can leave your mobile or camera on the support boat if you think is not safe on the kayak. The Kayaks are double, you can share the effort.
Dolphin Watching with Marine Biologists
Your Dolphin Watching Experience will begin at the Marina de Lagos. Firstly checking in at the BomDia Boat Trip office opposite the Pontoon entrance. A member of our crew will then take you down to the boat that you will be travelling on and arrange the life jackets. A safety briefing and also a trip description will be given by one of the crew as you set off down the river. This boat trip is one and a half hours round trip in search of wild dolphins and any other wild animals that we may be lucky enough to see. Once out of the river we will then speed up on the ocean and commence our search, we do have hot spots and feeding areas that we check but these beautiful wild animals can be anywhere. Once we find the Dolphins our professional crew will respectfully allow the Dolphins to approach and also answer any questions that you may have regarding the particular species you are seeing or any other species you may have questions about. You are free to leave your seats and move around the boat, taking pictures and soaking up the beautiful experience. When it is time to leave back to land, everyone will be seated again for the journey back to the Marina. Our crew will be very happy to talk more once back in the river about any questions you have or ways you can help retain the environment for these beautiful animals. Other things to note In high season please ensure you wear sunscreen and allow plenty of time to reach the meeting point. In the low season please ensure you wear appropriate clothing (jacket or extra jumper) as it can be a bit chilly. Sun screen is recommended in low season too.
Sunrise Sup Tour in Ponta da Piedade Caves, Lagos
Our SUP tours will take you to enjoy the beautiful coastline of Lagos in one of the most impressive and stunning locations to experience stand up paddleboarding. We will provide you a introduction lesson/briefing before entering in the water. After that we wil take you on a tour where you will discover all the secret hidden caves, grotto's and lagoons with crystal clear water. We will take you to hidden secret beaches just accessible by sea where you will be able to rest and swim in clear crystal waters just surrounded by cliffs and enjoying the marvelous view! An experience that you will never forget! Other things to note SUPinLagos is licensed by Turismo de Portugal - RNAAT 282/2014. Certified SUP Instructors. All customers covered by Insurance. Bookings subject to change depending weather conditions.
Lagos Kayak Cave Excursion
Explore the sea caves of Ponta da Piedade from the water on a 2-hour guided kayak tour from Lagos. Marvel at the ancient rock formations of the Algarve and more. Also if there is time we will also go for a dip. Other things to note Be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure. This experience is subject to sea and weather conditions.
Exclusive horseriding in Algarve
*** WEIGHT LIMIT 90KG *** Me and my wife are the only ones in Algarve taking the horses directly to the place of the trail ride instead of just riding around the stables. The ride we provide in this experience takes place through the woods and along the coastline of João Darens, called by many "the last green spot where the woods kiss the ocean". Two easy steps to enjoy this experience : we will send you the coordenates when you book the experience and we will meet you there with the horses, ready to go! Other things to note: I am a horse lover therefore I have an animal friendly policy, my horses don't use any metal bits on their mouths, unless they are still in training, only work two hours a day five days a week and my guests must be under 90kg. No experience with horses is required as no trots or canters are involved in this scenic ride.
7 Hanging Valleys Hike & Sunset
Stunning Views, caves and a sunset awaits you on the Algarves southern coast. The Seven Hanging Valleys Trail is arguably the most stunning stretch of the southern Algarves coastline and following it allows us to see unique views of this awesome coastal landscape. We'll take our time, walking the trail one way from Vale Centianes Beach to a sunset tapas style dinner at Praia da Marinha. Along the way you'll see some of the most amazing natural sea stacks, sinkholes, complex limestone caves and a mix of turquoise ocean and warm-coloured cliffs. We'll have the opportunity to stop off and explore more areas in more detail depending on conditions. We have experience in this area and can show you spots you'd likewise miss out on seeing! Our last destination, and the spot for our sunset (homemade) dinner will be at Praia da Marinha. Marinha is considered one of the most iconic beaches in the Algarve. It's considered by the Michelin Guide as one of the 10 most beautiful beaches in Europe and as one of the 100 most beautiful beaches in the world.​ Feel free to swim while we prepare the dinner! From here we will drive you back to Lagos. Other things to note Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements, any injuries etc. We will be able to cater to your needs, we just need to know in advance to make the necessary changes.
Yoga on the Beach
From one of many beachside or seafront locations in Lagos, we will begin our experience with some calming breathing and meditation practices, followed by a hatha yoga routine catered to your current state of health and fitness. Your entire experience will last 1.5 hours and will top off with some fresh green juice! My intention is to offer you an experience that will leave you feeling refreshed, renewed and revived as we take in and tap into all the beauty that mother nature has to offer us here for free. The experiment ends with a deep relaxation practice and a gentle shoulder massage. It’s a fabulous way to start your day!
Full Caves Circuit and Coast Sightseeing
Prices with 25% discount Tour provided by a “ Clean and Safe “ certified company. Certificate issued by “Turismo de Portugal” We will start this magnificent journey in Portimão. Our team will be waiting for you at the pier of São Francisco, near Clube Naval de Portimão. After a warm welcome, our staff will explain some security procedures. Then, we will start our journey towards the famous Benagil Cave. Along the way, we will see churches, castles, beautiful caves, scary caves and hear old stories. Hopefully, we get to see our great friends, the “dolphins” – All our vessels are equipped with VHF Radio and will be operating in the same channel as the dolphin watching boats so if they are spotted, which is very frequent in our coast, and if they are within 2 nautical miles we will take you to see them. It will be a fantastic, funny and interesting trip, which is much more than a boat trip. Your blood will be running faster, you will hear the echo of "woooh" in the caves and you will have happiness in your heart! Please check out our combined experiences video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h50JNCzmyLg&t= Other things to note: We kindly ask that you are there and ready to go 20 minutes before the tour starts.
Snorkelling with Marine Biologists
Can you keep a secret? The cave that I’m about to show you is so special because only a few locals know it. It feels like you are entering a natural cathedral through where the sun shines. Hiding inside the big cliff, there’s a 20 meter wide beach where you can be in exclusive contact with nature. Ah, and the way to get there couldn’t be better! I’ll teach you how to snorkel and float easily with comfortable wetsuits. Side by side we’ll swim above the most beautiful underwater gardens, looking for colourful starfish and other species that are common in this area. In the end there’ll be a tasty picnic awaiting at the beach. Believe me, this will be one of the most magical experiences of your life!
Amazing Dolfin-Watching Tour - Lagos
Best Price! over 25% Discount! We drive a few miles out of Lagos and look for signs of dolphins It is an unforgettable experience to see these wonderful creatures in their natural habitat. They often swim and jump nearby and you won’t find another dolphin watching trip as up close and personal as mine. Since we only take a few passengers on our boat you can enjoy the wonderful sea creatures without large crowds in front of you. Our certified guides will give you lots of information about the species seen, the sea and all the interesting places along the way. We'll return with new friends and a deeper understanding of the marine life along some of the world's most beautiful coastline. What is included: - unforgettable lifetime experience - lots of Fun - certified guides - good vibes Tour provided by a “ Clean and Safe “ certified company. Certificate issued by “Turismo de Portugal”
Benagil Tour Visit from Portimão
Tour provided by a “ Clean and Safe “ certified company. Certificate issued by “Turismo de Portugal” This is not just a Boat Trip, this will be the best experience during your holidays, a moment to create the most amazing memories to bring home with you. Starting off from Portimão, up to Corredoura Beach, you will be in an adventure told by our unique, funny, and expert Tour Guides, visiting the most amazing and breathtaking cliffs, hidden beaches and scary caves, some of them with a story to tell. But this is not everything. Our Boats are equipped with VHF Radio, and we operate on the same channel as the Dolphin Watching Boats, this means that we might have a friendly visit that will warm everyone's hearts, having the unique opportunity to see Dolphins in their Natural Habitat and take some amazing photos that will make your friends jealous. Our guests will have the possibility to realise that the beauty of the Algarve is much more than just our sandy beaches and will learn about our past and historic culture and traditions. The photos, views, stories and experience you will get from this encounter will be the highlight of your holidays. Please check below the video of our fantastic experience: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h50JNCzmyLg&t=
Pinte um azulejo português
In the workshop you will learn a brief history of Azulejo in Portugal, some curiosities about it, and after you will have the chance to paint 2 tiles, a unique experience! You can create your own drawing, or you can use one from the studio - the typical portuguese tiles. Specific skills in drawing and painting are not required, I will be there to help you on getting an amazing tile! Be aware that after painted, tiles will be in the kiln for 2 days, so depending on the kiln capacity, it will be ready to pick in 3 to 5 days. So I suggest you to book this experience in the beginning of your staying in Algarve, so you can pick up your tiles at the Studio. I also can ship it to you, charging an additional fee. Shipping prices depends on the weight and destination (for most of the European Countries the shipping of 2 tiles it’s 15€). Send me a message to know the exact price. To know availability on different dates from the ones which are schedule on the calendar, please send me a message. For private groups larger than 8 people, the workshop can be held in a location to be indicated (namely in tourist establishments and retreat places suggested by the guests), ask previously for logistic price and availability. To see my lookbook please visit my website: https://www.arti-arte-azulejar.pt
Algarve Coastline Sightseeing
Tour provided by a “Clean and Safe“ certified company. Certificate issued by “Turismo de Portugal” Join us on this 2-hours Live Guided journey, from Portimão to Corredoura Beach, alongside the Breathtaking Algarve Coastline, and passing through the Worldwide known Benagil Cave, also known as the Cathedral . Much more than just a simple boat trip, this fun and fantastic adventure will immerse you into the natural beauty of Portugal like you’ve never experienced before.   Our team will be waiting for you at the Pier next to the Convent of Saint Francisco. After a warm welcome, our staff will explain some security procedures and put the lifejackets. Then, we will start our journey towards the famous Benagil Cave. Along the way, we will see some of the most amazing and breathtaking caves, isolated beaches, hear old stories and legends. Along the way, our Experient Skippers will take you on an unforgatable journey, through places you would be unable to visit, and our local and expert Tour Guides, with Live Commentaries, will share with you all their knowladge, about the places you will go through. Before we start our journey back to Portimão. we will stop next to the Corredoura Beach, where you will have the opportunity to dive and swim, in the Crystal Clear Water from the Algarve, so make sure you bring your swimsuites with you! Other things to note We kindly ask that you are there and ready to go 20 minutes before the tour starts.
Dogs. Wine. Beach.
We'll drive out to Aljezur on the West Coast of the Algarve to the AEZA Dog Shelter. The aim of the shelter is to re-home the dogs that come into their care. In order to do this the dogs need as much interaction and love from people as possible...this is where we come in. Aljezur is rich in history and has a great scenic walk up to the Aljezur Castle. We'll take a group of dogs up to the Aljezur castle and enjoy the breeze and views of Aljezur. In total the walk will take around 1.5 hours. From here we will drive over to a beautiful west coast beach just 15 minutes from the shelter. Where I will serve you a homemade tapas style lunch and three different types of Portuguese wine at a local picnic spot or right on the beach (wind permitting). After lunch your free to relax on the beach, go for a swim and soak up all the wonderful Portuguese sunshine. Other things to note Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements, any injuries etc.
Ponta da Piedade Grotto Tour
We start the experience at the BlueFleet Office within Lagos train station 15 minutes before departure. You'll be accompanied to the boat in Lagos Marina (2 minutes' walk). Then we set off for the rock formations and caves of Ponta da Piedade. Sailing along the coast we'll show you all the nooks and beautiful beaches like Camilo Beach and D. Ana Beach. Arriving at Ponta da Piedade we will enter inside beautiful formations and caves such as "The kitchen", "Living room" and " The Cathedral ". After exploring Ponta da Piedade and contextualizing everything we saw we return to the Marina de Lagos where our experience ends.
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