Best thing about this trip: It’s a nice way to visit the coast and caves in a unique pirate boat, very spacious and comfortable. The passengers can explore beautiful Ponta da Piedade in Lagos. Sometimes it’s possible to see dolphins.
Departure Point: Cais Vasco da Gama (Portimão).
Route: Cais Vasco da Gama > Ferragudo > Praia da Rocha > Praia do Vau > Ria de Alvor > Lagos.
Drinks Included: No, but the passengers may take their own if they wish, or buy at the bar.
Food Included: No, but passengers may take snacks if they want, or buy at the bar.
Visits inside caves: Yes (depending on weather).
Swim stop: Yes (if the sea conditions permit).
Best thing about this boat: It’s a unique boat, a pirate boat, very spacious and comfortable. Gives the passengers a unique experience while sailing the beautiful coast of Algarve. There are also smaller boats which are used to go right inside the caves.
Type: Pirate Boat.
Motor or Sailing: Motor (every time that the weather allows, they sail).
Maximum Capacity: 60 people.
Indoor space: Yes.
Outdoor shade: Yes
Explore The Caves Of Lagos in The Santa Bernarda Pirate Ship.
The coastline between Portimão and Lagos is one of the most stunning in the Algarve and the best way to explore this unique area is on a boat trip.
The Santa Bernarda, is no ordinary ship though, this boat is the well known pirate ship of the Algarve and stepping on board is like being transported back in time!
Sail out on the boat past Praia da Rocha, Praia do Vau, Alvor and Meia Praia along to Lagos to where the legendary explorer Vasco de Gama began his adventures centuries ago and enjoy the clear Atlantic waters with a dip in the sea on warm days.
Get into the well equipped small traditional cave boats to head deep into the caves and marvel at the unique rock formations of Ponta da Piedade before heading back along a well-known dolphin route.