Top 10 Portimão Boat Trips

In Portimão you can look forward to choosing from catamarans, sailing boats, motor boats, river boats, high speed RIBs and even a pirate ship. You won’t be disappointed with the variety of types of Portimão boat trips as well with coastal cruises, caves trips, dolphin safaris and beach BBQs all available.

The central Algarve location means you’re within easy reach of some of the most famous caves including Benagil and Algar Seco, and beaches including Praia da Marinha.

The departure points for Portimão boat tours, which are the Marina or Zona Ribeirinha (Riverside Zone) both have a plenty of nice restaurants, bars, cafes and ice-cream parlours so you won’t be left hungry or thirsty if you want to stay nearby after your trip.

The marina is located right next to Praia da Rocha and while does have significantly less bars and restaurants than for example Vilamoura marina there are still some nice restaurants and bars to enjoy both here and on Praia da Rocha. In particular the NoSoloAgua beach bar is famous as a place to enjoy a nice cold drink during the day and at night for it’s summer beach parties.

Zona Ribeirinha as the name suggests is the area which extends along the banks for the River Arade which separates Portimão from Ferragudo. Its centered around the ‘old bridge’ (as oppose to the ‘new’ suspension bridge in the north of the town) and offers a large range of restaurants and bars. In the summer it also hosts the popular Sardine Festival which of course has lots of sardines, but also live music and other events.

If you need assistance with getting to the boat, just let us know when booking your boat trip and we’ll be able to help arrange transport.

Please note to avoid disappointment advance booking is essential for all Portimão boat trips.

In the unlikely event we need to cancel your trip, for example due to bad weather or mechanical problems, you can choose either a full refund or an alternative date to re-book. Guaranteed!

If you need help choosing just Contact Us and we'll be happy to help!

You should also look at our Alvor boat trips and Ferragudo boat trips as both of these towns are within just a few minutes of Portimão and offer some great trips. Alternatively, to see boat trips in ALL our great locations in the Algarve click here.