From Portimão to Paradise 60 min Tour

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Embark on a maritime adventure from Portimão to the iconic destination of Paradise Cave, considered by many as the new Benagil.


  • Admire views of the Algarve coast
  • Visit the magical Paradise Cave considered by many to be the new Benagil Cave
  • Discover fascinating stories about the history of Portimão


Embark on an exciting journey of discovery along Portimão's stunning coastline, starting your trip at Clube Naval de Portimão. As the boat sets off, you'll be welcomed by the sea breeze and the promise of unforgettable adventures. The first stop is the imposing Torre da Lapa, a historic monument that was part of the defensive structure of the Algarve coast. As we admire the architecture and hear fascinating stories about its past, we are enveloped by the unique atmosphere of this place steeped in history. The journey continues towards the Gruta do Contrabando, where the magic of the ocean reveals hidden secrets. Navigating the crystal-clear waters, the cave reveals intriguing rock formations, while the guide shares stories of the smugglers and sailors who brought these waters to life. The highlight of the excursion is the stunning Paradise Cave, hailed as the new jewel of the region and compared to the famous Benagil Cave. Its vibrant colours, unique rock formations and the sunlight dancing through the openings give this natural spectacle a heavenly character. Photograph spectacular moments and soak up the beauty of this extraordinary cave. On the way back, the tour reveals another important facet of the region: the fishing harbour. The importance of this activity for the Algarve is highlighted, as is the relevance of the canning industry. The guide shares insights into the lives of the local fishermen, their traditions and the economic vitality that the harbour brings to the community. Along the route back to the Clube Naval, it is also possible to catch a glimpse of the Portimão Museum, which highlights the region's rich industrial heritage. This captivating museum offers a detailed insight into the canning industry, providing a deeper understanding of local history. This sightseeing tour not only offers spectacular views, but also provides a more comprehensive understanding of the history, traditions and economic importance of this unique region of the Algarve. When you disembark, take with you not only photographic memories, but also a lasting connection with Portimão's unique charm and its rich maritime and industrial heritage.


1 skipper and 1 guide Safety briefing Life jacket Live guided tour

Important Information

  • -Purposely and improperly bursting lifejackets will incur an additional cost of €70 per life jacket, paid at the boarding point -It is forbidden to swim at the Caves -Participants are not allowed to get out of the boat within the caves -Showcasing the wonders of our coast is a mission that we take very seriously. The state of the sea may not allow boats to enter the caves safely. This is an assessment that is up to our experienced skippers and maritime authorities. Whenever this is not possible, our tour will maintain its charm, with an increased effort from our guides to uncover the secrets of the Algarve coast. -Sightings of dolphins cannot be guaranteed -French and English tours will be monolingual whilst Spanish and Portuguese tours will be bilingual -Reservations are allocated automatically. If you make individual reservations but are part of a group, please let us know which reserve

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