Sailing and Cruises in Portugal
Find sailing schools and cruises in Portugal
The sea has always played a fundamental part in Portugal's history, culture and cuisine and now it is the nation's playground!
Portugal has a beautiful and very diverse coastline and the sailing conditions here are so good that they have attracted the ISAF world sailing championships.
There's no better way to spend a sunny day than on the water and there are sailing centres throughout the country offering:
yacht charters and cruises
sightseeing boat trips on state-of-the-art yachts, RIBs, traditional fishing boats and even historic sailing ships
sailing baptisms (an introduction to sailing)
intensive sailing courses for beginners and experienced sailors
and corporate hospitality and team building
To find out more about sailing and cruises in Portugal visit our main sailing page
or contact us about the centres below.
Sailing Centres and Cruises in Portugal
|Come sailing in Lisbon
Our sailing school offers everyone the opportunity to experience life on the ocean wave. We organize sailing baptisms, cruises from a romantic afternoon's sailing to one and two day cruises, courses for beginners and experienced sailors and team building activities for companies.
|Motor and Sailing Boat Trips in Lisbon|
We offer a wide variety of boat trips designed to show you the best of the city. Choose between sunrise or sunset cruises, tours of the old and new city, the flamingo trail, fishing trips and much more. A fun, relaxing and affordable way to spend your holidays. We also have boats available to charter.
Sailing in the Algarve
Come sailing in the Algarve and leave the cares of the world behind! On board our modern sailing yachts you can just relax and enjoy the sunshine and sights or learn more about sailing and take your turn at the helm- it's up to you!
Sailing Cruises and Charters, Albufeira|
Sailing yachts and catamaran for public trips and private charters in Albufeira for day, half day or sunset cruises. Depending on the boat chosen, you can have sailing lessons, catering or beach barbecues, drinks, visit to the caves or water sports or you can just relax and enjoy the sunshine and sights.
Ria Formosa Boat Tours
Our Eastern Algarve and Ria Formosa boat tours are a wonderful way to explore this astonishingly beautiful and diverse coastline.
The Ria Formosa natural park is comprised of sand dune islands, marshland, saltpans and freshwater lakes and is a haven for an astonishing variety of flora and fauna. Beach picnics and island dinners available.
Dolphins and Caves Boat Trip
Come on the Albufeira dolphins and caves boat trip and explore the intriguing grottoes and rock formation of the Algarve coast and head out to sea in search of dolphins- a fun trip for the whole family.
Vilamoura Sailing Courses and Charters
Vilamoura sailing centre offer cruises, skippered and bareboat charters and RYA acredited sailing courses on fabulous, modern sailing and motor yachts. Tuition on your own boat also available.
Albufeira Boat Tours
Join us on one of our relaxing boats trips in Albufeira aboard our historical 'pirate' ship. Sailing to the some of the most beautiful spots along the Algarvian Coast, with time to anchor for a swim on hot days and a bar onboard this is a fantastic, affordable day out for the whole family.
|Cruises Along the River Douro
Sail to the heart of wine country and discover the beauties of the Douro river onboard a luxurious modern yacht. Day cruises and holidays available. The most relaxing, romantic and comfortable way to explore this spectacular region.
|Explore Madeira by sea
Get closer to wild Madeira. Our trips offer you the chance to appreciate the natural beauty of the islands in different seasons and times of the day and watch the wild dolphins, whales, turtles, seals and marine birds go about their daily lives.
|Dolphin and Whale Watching in Madeira
For an unforgettable experience join our marine biologists on a specialist whale and dolphin watching trip. We guarantee you'll see them or you get a free second trip. If you have always dreamt of swimming with wild dolphins we can also make that dream come true!
| Scuba diving and whale and dolphin watching.
We offer you the opportunity to observe some of the world's most beautiful creatures in their natural habitat. From your base on the spectacularly scenic Pico Island you can swim with dolphins, go dolphin and whale watching, scuba diving or explore the countryside. We can also arrange accommodation, car rental and baby-sitting.
Please visit our other pages if you are interested in fishing
, dolphin and whale watching
sailing in Lisbon photo copyright: Bernardo Amaral