Algarve

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

  • Top 7 Algarve BBQ Cruises
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    Top 7 Algarve BBQ cruises

    What pops up on your mind when you think about summer holidays? Sea, sun and BBQ, right? Good news, we’ll share our favorite Algarve BBQ cruises. We’ve selected a top 7 of Algarve BBQ cruises. These BBQ boat trips are a true “must” when you’re on holidays in the Algarve, the southern region of Portugal. The Algarve BBQ cruises we selected range from 3,5 to 7 hours in duration and 49€ to 55€ in price. Our top 7 Algarve BBQ cruises (from West to Eastern Algarve): BBQ cruise in Lagos on a sailing boat Duration: 04:30 Location: Marina de Lagos, Algarve Available Seat: 30 Price: 55 € This relaxing BBQ…

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    5 Places to Spend a Beach Vacation in the Algarve

    This is a guest post by Emily, an inquisitive explorer and connoisseur writing about her passion for travel. Dreaming about a beach vacation in the Algarve? Beach vacations are probably the best type of travelling getaways that everyone should pamper themselves with once in a lifetime. Tanning on a sunny day at a beautifully quaint beach just takes all your work blues away and gives you a refreshing time to enjoy! Portugal has idyllically serene and stunning beaches for an unforgettable Beach Vacation in the Algarve. The beaches are situated all around this holiday destination and are one of the best ones if you are looking for beach vacation internationally. Hence, let’s explore…

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    Whales in the Algarve: minke-whale in the Ria Formosa

    Every year, we spot several species of whales in the Algarve. In 2016 we found 8 species of dolphins and whales in the Algarve. Dream Wave, a tour operator based in the Marina of Albufeira, revealed that in the course of 2016 they spotted 8 species of dolphins and whales in the Algarve. This February we had a nice visit of a minke-whale in the Ria Formosa in Faro. Normally, whales in the Algarve are often sighted further offshore, along the entire coast. In this case, the animal decided to explore the Ria Formosa, a natural park in the Algarve. The whale was swimming around the Ria Formosa for the…

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    In 2016 we sighted 8 species of cetaceans in the Algarve

    We chatted with our partner tour operator, Dream Wave, about the sightings of cetaceans in the Algarve. This tour operator, based in the Marina of Albufeira, specializes in dolphin watching tours in the Algarve (among other boat trips). The operator revealed that in the course of 2016, they spotted eight species of cetaceans in the Algarve. The most observed species of cetaceans in the Algarve: Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) – very dynamic and fun species. Bottlenose dolphins are the most famous and known species of cetacean in the world. These dolphins can be sighted anywhere in the globe except the polar seas. In addition, it is the most common species…

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    Parasailing in Lagos: adrenaline-boost and unforgettable views

    We’ve been trying out the most amazing watersports and boat tours of Portugal. We’ve been “testing” some of the activities that we sell on SeaBookings.com. By experiencing these activities ourselves, we’re able to give a better idea of what they consist of to our customers: you. In this post, We’ll share the most adrenaline-boosting activity we’ve done so far: parasailing in Lagos. Parasailing basically consists of being pulled behind a boat, in the air, with a specially designed parachute. Parasailing in Lagos is one of the most popular activities we sell in Lagos for adrenaline lovers. It can be done by all ages and does not require any previous experience. View…

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    The best party boat in the Algarve

    The Algarve, beside being a popular holiday destination for ocean and beach lovers, is also an attraction for party people. Cities like Vilamoura and Lagos are known for their bubbly nightlife. These cities attract party people from all around the world, all year round. There are several party boat tours in the Algarve and we found the best ones: the party boat in the Algarve that departs from Vilamoura and Lagos. These boat parties depart from the modern Marinas of Vilamoura and Lagos. These Marinas is very easily accessible and you can park easily. Of course, we had reserved our spots via SeaBookings, so once we arrived at the check-in spot…

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    The best activities in the Algarve for groups – sporty

    If you’re traveling to the Algarve with a group, you’ll have to plan a bit ahead. Going to a restaurant with a group of 10 may require previous reservations. The same applies to watersports and boat tours in the Algarve. Today we’ll share our top 5 best activities in the Algarve for groups. The segment we aim for today is the sporty and young segment. Later this month, we’ll share another 5 best activities in the Algarve for groups that prefer less sporty nautic activities.  There are a lot of nautical activities in the Algarve. We tried to pick the top 5 most popular activities in the Algarve for groups based…

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    Jet boat Algarve: 100% adrenaline, wet and fun!

    As we did with some other activities and boat tours that we have available on SeaBookings, we had to try the jet boat Algarve. We’ve had a lot of great feedback about the jet boat Algarve and now it was our turn to try it out! The Marina of Albufeira The jet boat Algarve departs from the Marina of Albufeira. Albufeira is located only 45 minutes away from Faro airport, the main airport of the Algarve. Albufeira is a major holiday destination in the sunny south of Portugal. Albufeira is known for its sunny stunning beaches, good food, fun nightlife and a lot of ocean activities. The jet boat Algarve…

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    We went kayaking in Benagil

    Kayaking in Benagil is a must! We love to try out the experiences that are available on our platform. Femke and a group of friends went to try out the kayaking in Benagil. This kayak tour in Benagil takes you to one of the biggest marine caves of Portugal and even Europe. Kayaking in Benagil is a lot of fun. You’ll depart from Ferragudo on a boat. Ferragudo is a cute fisherman town, next to Portimão, in the South of Portugal, Algarve. Parking facilities next to the departure point are great and free. The kayak tour in Benagil The kayak tour in Benagil takes about 3 hours. On the boat, you’ll get…

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    Tips on getting around in the Algarve

    The founding team of SeaBookings grew up in the Algarve and as some of our customers have been asking some tips on getting around in the Algarve, we decided to share some personal tips. We hope these tips help you planning your holidays in the Algarve. The Algarve is the most sought for region of Portugal by tourists, especially during the summer season. The big influx of tourists is noticeable on hotel and restaurant occupations but also on traffic. The Algarve counts with two major roads: the national road N125 and the highway A22, also known as the Via Infante de Sagres. If you’re travelling by car in the Algarve,…