Algarve

Find out everything you need to know about the best sea experiences in the Algarve. Enjoy your holidays in the Algarve!

  • Eco tours in the Algarve
    Algarve,  Blog,  Portugal

    Discover the best eco tours in the Algarve

    Are you planning to go on holidays in the Algarve and searching for a way to minimize your footprint while adventuring abroad? Look no further – Lianne, customer support and content/translations at SeaBookings, listed the best eco tours in the Algarve! Our favorite eco tours in the Algarve 1. Coasteering Coasteering is a very original, exciting and sustainable way to explore the Algarve. And that’s why this experience is on our list of eco tours in the Algarve. If you are looking for some adventure, then this sustainable tour to explore the Algarve coastline is the perfect activity to do. Coasteering involves swimming, walking and jumping from cliffs, so you can imagine it is…

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    48 hours in the Algarve – Sunset, waves and culture

    This is a guest post by Peter Jenkins, Owner and Luxury Villa Specialist, Sun-hat Villas and Resorts. There’s something magical about The Algarve. From the instant you step off the plane, you are transported to a holiday haven and can feel an indescribable buzz; not just from the delightful climate, but also from the friendly locals, and let’s not forget the cuisine. The region has become a hot spot amongst jetsetters who like a touch of elegance with their evening cocktails when overlooking the stunning beaches and enjoying the tranquility of the peaceful fishing villages. The area is also a firm favourite of chilled out surfers, hoping to catch some wonderful waves on Portugal’s widest…

  • grotto trips in Lagos
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    Grotto trips in Lagos can be done all year round

    Bo, co-founder of SeaBookings, went on a grotto boat tour in Lagos and shares her experience: It was late February when we went to Lagos, Algarve, to visit my parents who live there. As my boyfriend had never seen the famous rock formations of Ponta da Piedade, we decided to join a grotto trip. The grotto trips in Lagos run all year round. In fact, each time has a year is special and unique as the light varies along the seasons. Departure point of grotto trips in Lagos Most grotto trips in Lagos depart from the modern Marina de Lagos. There are also grotto trips departing from Ponta da Piedade…

  • Vilamoura Portugal
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    Tips for the best holidays in Vilamoura

    If you’re planning your trip to the Algarve, the South of Portugal, holidays in Vilamoura can be a good choice. In our point of view, Vilamoura is one of the Algarve’s finest resort towns. If you go for holidays in Vilamoura, you’ll get so much more than just amazing beaches and a pleasant climate. In the 80’s, Vilamoura was envisaged as an exclusive beach resort and elite golfing center. Today you can still feel this “exclusivity” as the town has matured into a modern and stylish holiday destination known for glorious golf courses, a trendy marina and outstanding tourist facilities. Where to stay during your holidays in Vilamoura We recommend…

  • Things to do in the Algarve in the Winter
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    Things to do in the Algarve in the Winter

    What do you think when you hear “Algarve”? Probably sun, summer, sea and lots of fun in the warm weather right? But did you know that there are also some very good reasons to visit the Algarve during winter? In this post, we’ll show you the best things to do in the Algarve in the winter! The Algarve is a quite decent destination for everybody who wishes to escape the cold and wet winters in Northern Europe and enjoy some sunshine and rather mild temperatures! The average days with rainfall from December to March are around 10-15 per month, which isn’t so bad right? The average temperature in these months…

  • grotto tours lagos, things to do in lagos,
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    Discover Ponta da Piedade, Lagos, Portugal

    5 ways to discover Ponta da Piedade – Lagos If you’ve heard about Lagos, Portugal, before, you’ve probably also heard about Ponta da Piedade and it’s famous golden coastline. When visiting Lagos, you should go to Ponta da Piedade. This is not actually a beach in the sense that there’s no sand to lay on. It’s a place where the high cliffs tops– 20m – almost touch the blue, blue sky, while reaching out the blue, blue ocean. Ponta de Piedade is an idyllic setting of brown shaded rock formations that meet the greenish blue waters of the Atlantic below, being one of the main attractions of Lagos. Here there are lots of…

  • dolphins in Lagos
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    We went searching for wild dolphins in Lagos

    Nathalie, content and translations at SeaBookings, shares her unforgettable experience searching for wild dolphins in Lagos: Even though I live close to Lagos and have seen a couple of wild dolphins from the coast, I still wanted to try out the tours to search for dolphins in Lagos! And when my mum came to visit me in the beautiful Algarve, it was the perfect opportunity to take her out and go on this adventure in the search of wild dolphins in Lagos. The day we wanted to do it started not very promising – early in the morning the sky was very grey and it didn’t look like it was…

  • Wave is the Algarve. By João Coelho
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    What to do when there are waves in the Algarve

    The Algarve is one of our favourite destinations in Portugal, and also one where we have a lot of different awesome boat tours for you! The caves and grottos around Ponta da Piedade in Lagos are very impressive and definitely worth a visit, as well as the most famous and beautiful caves of Benagil. However, every now and then all these amazing tours become the victim of a higher force – the sea! Usually, the Algarvian coast in the South of Portugal is blessed with calm waters, allowing all our amazing boat tours to take you along for a relaxed and calm ride. But from time to time we get…

  • Dolphin watching tour in Portimão
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    We went on a dolphin watching tour in Portimão

    By Lianne, responsible for the Spanish market and content/translations at SeaBookings. During our stay in Lagos in the Algarve, we wanted to do something fun. That’s why we decided to visit another place and go on a dolphin watching tour in Portimão. At the marina of Portimão, you see many different boats departing and arriving (sailing boats, motor boats, catamarans, etc.). The dolphin watching in Portimão is done on a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) and this was my first experience on a boat like this. Because we were going to search for dolphins in the wild, we needed to go far into the sea. With a boat like this, you can…

  • Coasteering in the Algarve!
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    We went Coasteering in the Algarve!

    SeaBookings’s team is fully distributed, which means that we all work remotely, from wherever we want. At the moment, we’re basically in between Portugal (from North to South) and the Netherlands. For the first time, we had our whole team together for what we call a “SeaBookings Summit”. The goal of these summits is simply to spend time together and also to brainstorm about the future of SeaBookings. Team building is very important to have a close team, especially for remote teams. We thought coasteering in the Algarve would be a great thing to do as a team building event. Our partner who provides coasteering in the Algarve was very…