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Costa da Caparica: Surf Experience

1. Costa da Caparica: Surf Experience

Experience the incredible waves of the Atlantic Ocean on surf adventure just outside Lisbon. Discover beautiful white sand beaches and surf spots that are just 10 to 30 minutes’ drive from Lisbon city center. Find waves that are suitable for your skill level, from beginner to advanced. Get to surf some of the coolest hidden spots with a local surfer. The Costa da Caparica is where the Tejo River flows into the ocean. The coastline receives swells of all kinds. Surf with different sized boards, depending on your skillset and experience. Try different shapes, and discover the most suitable board for you as an expert instructor gives you tips. Full surf equipment and wetsuits are provided. Choose the option that includes video footage if you’d like to check out your technique and make any adjustments.

Lisbon: Sailing Tour on the Tagus River

2. Lisbon: Sailing Tour on the Tagus River

Discover Lisbon from a boat as you set sail on the Tagus river. See the most famous landmarks of the city and enjoy a relaxing time on the water. Board your sailboat at the Doca do Bom Sucesso Marina. Sail down the Tagus river and pass by the Monument of Discoveries underneath the 25 de Abril Bridge. Continue onto the river Tejo and admire Lisbon's many different architectural styles. On the journey back to the marina you’ll pass by the Christ the King statue on the south bank, as well as the Belem Tower monument. If you’ve selected the sunset option you’ll have the chance to witness the sunset over the Lisbon skyline – a romantic view perfect for couples. You can choose to help the crew sail the boat (no experience necessary), or simply relax on deck.

Lisbon Cultural Boat Tour on a Speedboat

3. Lisbon Cultural Boat Tour on a Speedboat

Start under the 25th of April bridge and go straight to Commerce Square and Cais das Colunas. Discover Alfama form the river for a fresh perspective; admire the castle above the hill, the Convent of St. Vincent, and the National Pantheon. Cross to the southbank and visit the Sanctuary of Cristo Rei directly above you. Enjoy exploring the river mouth before you get to the Atlantic Ocean, right in front of the Tower of Belem, one of the most iconic monuments in Lisbon. Then, admire the Discoveries Monument with all it's iconic figures. Then experience a sense of adventure on the speedboat.

Sesimbra: Lagoon by the Ocean Kayak Trip

4. Sesimbra: Lagoon by the Ocean Kayak Trip

Your adventure will start on the south side of the Lagoon with a meeting point at Meira Pro Center (Escola Rui Meira) where you will be able to change into a wetsuit or swimsuit before the start of our trip on the Kayaks. Don't rush, relax and enjoy a coffee while we present you the beautiful "Lagoa de Albufeira" where kings of Portugal used to spend time relaxing while fishing on these same waters. You will receive a briefing on safety and how to use the Kayak equipment (life vest is mandatory) and its technics and off we go into the water. These water are super calm and the majority of the Lagoon is shallow making this location ideal for beginners and families with younger children. The tour will be circular following the shoreline of the beach towards the north side of the Lagoon which is hard to access and therefor almost empty even during the summer months. There will be time to stop on beach once we are on the north side of the Lagoon where snacks will be provided along with a relaxed time on the beach. This Lagoon is connect to the Atlantic ocean making it very unique and clean so a visit here is a must. The ones that love colder water will be able to enjoy a swim in the ocean as a stop will be made on the ocean beach for you to enjoy the point of view of our great bay stretching from Cabo Espichel on the south, all the way to Costa da Caparica on the north. Our trip will take around 3 hours in total with an easy pace and breaks in between. Fruits, water and a typical fisherman cake are included and well as beach towels and water resistant bags for you to transport any additional belongings.

Costa da Caparica: Bodyboard Experience

5. Costa da Caparica: Bodyboard Experience

Experience the incredible waves of the Atlantic Ocean on bodyboard adventure just outside Lisbon. Discover beautiful white sand beaches and surf spots that are just a 10 to 30-minute drive from Lisbon city center. Find waves that are suitable for all skill levels, from beginner to advanced. Enjoy bodyboarding at some of the coolest hidden spots with a local surfer. Discover the beautiful Costa da Caparica where the Tejo River flows into the ocean, with a coastline that receives swells of all kinds. Use all required bodyboard equipment and wetsuits provided. Choose the option that includes video footage if you’d like to check out your technique and make any adjustments.

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What people are saying about Almada

Super crew. Informative, fun, and great communication as to what we were seeing. Easy to book and very enjoyable from the start.

It was really very nice. Very nice skipper with great service. Can be recommended to everyone, young or old.

Too good, magnificent view of the Tagus. The guides were super nice and a beautiful sunset

Wonderful relaxed trip. With drinks and friendly staff! Recommended!

Brutal experience. Manuel and Bruno were very friendly. Thanks