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Albufeira Canoe & kayak tours

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From Albufeira: Benagil Hidden Caves Tour by Kayak or SUP

1. From Albufeira: Benagil Hidden Caves Tour by Kayak or SUP

Uncover the treasures of Benagil's coast on a stand-up paddle and kayak tour from Albufeira. Follow your guide to hidden caves and secluded beaches, and enjoy a drink on your boat ride back to the marina. Start your Benagil tour and depart from Albufeira Marina on a specially-built boat. Enjoy the stunning views of the coastline as you sail in the boat for 40 minutes, before stopping and transferring to the Kayak or SUPs. Paddle into the caves and caverns and stop to take pictures of the rock formations. You can choose to paddleboard and embrace the freedom to move around. You can reposition yourself to wherever you feel comfortable, standing up or on your knees. Have a safe and rewarding experience regardless of age or skill level. Alternatively, you can ride in a single kayak or double kayak. Gain confidence even as a beginner with a water safety briefing from your guide before starting the tour. Take a dive in the ocean before returning to the marina by boat, where you can enjoy a cool drink on board.

Albufeira: Kayak Tour of Hidden Caves and Secluded Beaches

2. Albufeira: Kayak Tour of Hidden Caves and Secluded Beaches

Take a beginner-friendly kayaking tour leaving from Albufeira. Scout out hidden caves and beautiful secluded beaches on the Algarve Coast. Cruise along the coast with an instructor and admire beautiful views on this tour suitable for all skill levels. Begin the tour from the white sand of São Rafael Beach in Algarve. Venture through the calm and clear ocean near the shore, exploring the beautiful Albufeira coastline and caves. Store your belongings on the beach and receive a briefing on kayaking techniques and be fitted with a life vest. Get in the water with the instructors and learn the basic skills of how to turn and maneuver the kayak. Explore the caves near Sao Rafael Beach, and explore different caves according to the tide conditions. Paddle for 45 minutes, and stop on a desert beach to relax and explore the land if the sea conditions are good exit the kayak and explore. Follow the tour guide as they lead the way and assist if you are too tired to continue paddling. Return back to Sao Rafael Beach and finish the tour where we started. Exit the kayaks safely at the beach at the end of the tour and collect your belongings before heading home.

Albufeira: Algarve Kayak and Coastline Tour

3. Albufeira: Algarve Kayak and Coastline Tour

Board a catamaran at Albufeira marina for the short sail to Castelo Beach and the start of this 2.5-hour tour. Head out by kayak with your guide to see the bays, beaches and caves along the coastline. If the waters are calm enough, you’ll stop at a small deserted beach to enjoy a refreshing dip in the sea. After the guided portion of the tour, board the catamaran again and take another swim before returning to the marina. This kayak tour is meant to be relaxing but does require some physical effort. If at any time you wish to return to the catamaran, it will always be nearby.

Albufeira: 2-Hour Caves and Cliffs Kayaking Experience

4. Albufeira: 2-Hour Caves and Cliffs Kayaking Experience

After getting equipped with a lifejacket, kayak, and paddle, receive a brief introduction to kayaking 101. Then, it's time to get in the water with the instructors and start your kayaking adventure. The first moments will be spent to get familiarized with the newly learned paddling techniques. Once everyone in the group feels comfortable, set off to discover the magical landscapes and cliffs of Albufeira. Get up close to the cliffs and pass through stunning caves. Discover some hidden beaches around the area. Take a break at one of the hidden beaches and enjoy some free time to explore the area. Then, it's time to paddle back to the starting point in Coelha Beach where your kayaking experience ends.

From Albufeira: Algarve Coastline by Kayak or SUP

5. From Albufeira: Algarve Coastline by Kayak or SUP

Depart from Albufeira Marina and enjoy a quick 10-minute boat ride along the picturesque coast to Praia da Coelha. Receive a water safety briefing and learn proper sea kayaking techniques from your knowledgeable guide.  Then, hop in the kayak or on the SUP (stand-up paddle board) and start the tour along the mesmerizing coastline, passing by the beaches and rock formations of Albufeira. Paddle through hidden caves and stop at a small beach. Then, take the chance and jump off the boat, swim in the open sea, or just relax before returning to the marina by boat. SUP gives you the freedom to move around and reposition yourself to however you feel comfortable, standing up or on your knees. If kayaking is more to your liking, you can choose between single or doubles kayaks. No experience is necessary for either of the activities.

From Albufeira Marina: Benagil Caves Kayaking

6. From Albufeira Marina: Benagil Caves Kayaking

Experience the beauty of the caves of Benagil with an expert guide while kayaking with this small group tour of no more than ten people. Choose from a mono-lingual tour and a multilingual tour. Travel towards the most emblematic spot in the Algarve while snapping pictures of the coast from the catamaran. Disembark at the Grutas de Benagil to discover secret places in this magical area. Combine a pleasant boat trip and have the opportunity to explore the Benagil caves in a different way.

Albufeira: Kayak Rental

7. Albufeira: Kayak Rental

Rent a kayak and explore the Albufeira coastline. See the beach of Rocha Baixinha from the water on an activity that's perfect for the whole family. Take your time, stop at the ocean, and get some sun along the way. For the first-time kayakers in the group, don't be nervous: kayaks are stable and easy to maneuver and you're guaranteed to create some adventurous memories. No previous experience is needed.

From Albufeira: Benagil Sunset Kayak and SUP

8. From Albufeira: Benagil Sunset Kayak and SUP

Our sunset Benagil cave tour is the perfect way to end the day. It gives you the opportunity to kayak/paddle while enjoying the stunning caves and coastline in the beautiful, rich evening colours. At this time of day it is usually less busy at the Benagil cave, which makes for a more serene and relaxing experience. The tour departs from Albufeira Marina on our specially built catamarans zen Mar or zen Mar II. The first part of the tour is around 40 minutes, after which we stop and transfer to the kayak or Stand up paddle. Paddle into caves and hidden caverns (if the weather/sea conditions permit.) Stop to take pictures of the amazing rock formations, secluded beaches, caves, and be one with nature. Take a dive in the ocean to cool off and relax to nice music while enjoying a cool drink on board (not included) before heading back to the marina. No experience is necessary! Beginners are welcome on all SeaAlgarve kayak and Stand up paddle tours. The guides will also give a water safety briefing and sea kayaking techniques before starting the tour. The techniques are easy to grasp and our expert guides are always available throughout the adventure to lend a hand and give you pointers to improve your skills

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What people are saying about Albufeira

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 101 reviews

It was an amazing experience with such wonderful views! The tour guide was lovely and always happy to help, telling you all about the surroundings! I would 100% recommend this tour it’s not one to sleep on! You’ll definitely enjoy it.

Friendly staff, amazing experience, would recommend. If you haven't paddle boarded before I recommend a kayak as it is hard work to stand up or be on your knees for about an hour

The leaders were very knowledgable and friendly, was our first time and made us feel very comfortable and safe, would definitely recommend and return

Absolutely brilliant activity. Collected at the pier. All the lads wer lovely. Felt really safe at all times. Amazing experience

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