Portugal - Algarve coast

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Cruise prices range between €18 to €39, Algarve (Portugal) fishing tours are priced between €32 to €52 per person.

Portugal - Algarve coast

Whether you are an angler who is bored and tired of fishing from the drab and static spans of land or a tourist looking for your next escapade to create extraordinary memories which will remain pinned inside the hearts of you and your loved ones for the rest of your life! The fishing cruise tours offered by Algarve Seafaris are here to make you believe that dreams do come true and paradise does exist on our little blue planet.

Located alongside the southernmost sector of the continent of Portugal, Algarve is a region which is ripe with natural picturesque beauty ready to make you gasp for your breath alongside the serenity of the locale. All throughout the year this region upholds a very soothing temperature which bounces around 70° Fahrenheit giving its visitors the opportunity to experience the relaxing warmth of the sunbeams glimmering through the crystal clear water of the sea as well as the subtle yet touching breeze of the open ocean.

If you are feeling a little adventurous at heart, then some of the most exotic rock formations on this planet and the largest cave tunnels of Europe are scattered throughout the Algarve region, waiting to be explored!

So, are you ready to jump into the open ocean holding the hands of Algarve Seafaris cruises? Here’s all that you need to know before taking your leap of faith!

What makes Algarve Seafaris Special?

At his point of the reading, you are obviously thinking why should you choose Algarve Seafaris Cruises over the rest of the competitors out there right?

Well, for starters Algarve boat trips have been helping tourists and anglers to create outstanding memories at the sea since the golden years of 1970s. Originating their operations from the Marina de Vilamoura, Algarve Seafaris are standing as the frontline pioneers of magnificent fishing cruises and Big Game fishing activities throughout the Algarvian coastlines. The Algarve Seafaris is not just another creation of random entrepreneurship; rather it is the brainchild of Manuel Aires and Adelina Santos who has worked hard to bring their vision to life following their undying passion and deep experience on both Fishing Cruises and Big Game Fishing.

They are always thriving and innovating to sustain a very high standards and unsurpassed quality to cater the needs of their customer.

Let me take a moment of your precious time now to walk you through the programs which they are offering.

The boats – Your vessels to dreamland

Algarve cruise package

The cruise packages which are offered by Algarve Seafaris take you on maiden voyages by carrying you upon either of the three kind of boats which they holding at their docks.

  • The Catamaran Liana-Rodman 59: Architected throughout the fine craftsmanship of the highly reputed Spanish Shipyard ‘Rodman’, The Catamaran is a double decked ship mostly used for the day long cruises offered by Algarve Seafaris. The interior of this ship designed with full grace and beauty to give you a huge space to stretch your legs along with a very high comfort value. The lower deck is there to protect you from the sun while the upper deck is for the lovers of vista, which offers a wide panoramic view of the long lost horizons. The upper deck has 60 seats for lunch while the lower deck is capable of servicing 80 people at once and it comes with 2 water closets.
  • Yacht Moena – Vosper 58: Created with high proficiency by the humble builders at the Vosper Shipyard, United Kingdom. Yacht Moena is purposely built for the long cruises throughout the grottoes. This marginal sized speed boat comes packed with an interior hall with well protected outside and open decks with seating facilities for those who want to get in touch with the environment. But perhaps the biggest attraction of this yacht is the inclusion of an auxiliary 6m glass bottom which gives you seamless transparency to gaze into the bottom of the ocean and get the adrenaline rush which you were looking for. The total seating capacity of this boat is 61 people and it is built with 2 water closets as well.
  • Yacht Sant’Anna: If you are looking for a more personalized experience with only just a few of your dear ones, then this is the boat which you should be keeping an eye out for. The Yacht Sant’Anna is specially built for private charters housing a small number of people. If you are looking to hold any form of official group meeting, workshops, Business meeting or anything of that sort, this yacht is always ready at your disposal. It comes with a capacity of 20 people along with 1 water closet.

*All three boats comes with their own personalized bar service, so you will never run out of something to drink!

That covers up the structures of the available boats (or your dream vessel if you will), next come the cruise packages

The Cruise packages presented by Algarve Seafaris come in two flavors which are primarily divided into two categories:

  • Full Day/ Half Day Cruises
  • Fishing Cruises

Full Day/Half Day Cruises – Life at the sea

The half and full day cruise packages are tailored for those individuals who are looking for a long and adventurous outing, floating on top of the foamy oceans of Algarve. These cruises are subdivided into four categories, each with their own merits and appreciative aspects.

Sea Cave Tours – 1

Choice of Boat: Liana or Moena

Duration: 6 Hours

Price: 39 € (0-3 Year Children Free; Children 4-12 Old -50% Price Cut)

Followed Route: 

  • 09:30 – Departure from Vilamoura Marina cruise to the Barlavento coast.
  • 11:00- Down to beautiful beach, where you can spend some relaxing time.
  • 12:00- Lunch included at the beach.
  • 13:00- Dinghy ride inside the caves and other attractions.
  • 14:30- Return by the Dolphin Route.
  • 15:30- Arrive at Vilamoura Marina.

Ride along the spacious and comfortable vessel The Catamaran Liana or the Yacht Moena and let yourself go in this 40 mile long cruise along the mesmerizing coastlines of Algarve following the scenic routes through beautiful beaches, fishermen villages, the world famous rock formations, cliffs and caves of these mysterious European regions.

You are not going to bound to your boat however, no Sir! There is a considerable break at the Paradise beach where you can either choose to let yourself go like a leaf in the ocean, or get yourself a nice pretty tan sure to impress the boy/girl next door!

Beach Lunch Includes- BBQ, Chips, Salad, Bread, White Wines, Orange Juice, Water and Fruit.

algave sea cave tour

Sea Cave Tour-2

Choice of Boat: Catamaran Liana

Duration: 4 and a half hour

Price: 34 € (0-3 Year Children Free; Children 4-12 Old -50% Price Cut)

Followed Route:

       Morning/Afternoon 

  • 09:30 / 14:30– Departure from Vilamoura Marina cruise to the Algarve Barlavento.
  • 10:45 / 15:45- Break to swim and dive.
  • 11:00 / 16:00- Glass bottom ride inside the Xorino Caves and other attractions.
  • 12:45 / 17:45 – Lunch included aboard.
  • 13:15 / 18:15 – Return by the dolphin Route.
  • 14:00 / 19:00 – Arrive at Vilamoura Marina.

This cruise is comprised of a 23 mile long journey throughout the delightful Algarvian coastlines which follows through some of the most gorgeous beaches and rock formations of Europe, Albufeira city and quaint Fishermen villages. Boat rides which allow you to wander throughout the misty caverns along an absolutely translucent bottom glass panel that gives you a peak into the seamy underbelly of the uncharted waters are sure to give you the bursting sense of excitement which you are looking for. And if you are looking for a more soothing experience, then the beach will always be there for you to go out for a swim or a dive. But wait! That’s not all, Dolphins inhabit the waters of the Algarvian ocean and the boat takes a thorough turn while returning back home through the charming route where you will surely be greeted by at least one lovely and chirping group of Dolphins!

Beach Lunch Includes: BBQ, Salad, Bread, White Wines, Orange Juice, Water and Fruit.

Sea Cave Tour-3

Choice of Boat: Catamaran Liana/ Yacht Moena

Duration: 3 and a half hour

Price: 27 € (0-3 Year Children Free; Children 4-12 Old -50% Price Cut)

Followed Route: 

        Morning/Afternoon

  • 09:30 / 14:30– Departure from Vilamoura Marina cruise to the Algarve Barlavento.
  • 10:30 / 15:30- Break to swim and dive.
  • 10:45 / 15:45- Glass bottom ride inside the Xorino Caves and other attractions.
  • 12:30 / 17:30 – Return by the dolphin Route.
  • 13:00 / 18:00 – Arrive at Vilamoura Marina.

This cruise is very much similar to that of the package offered at Sea Cave Tour 3 with a major difference being that here; you have the option to choose either from Catamaran Liana or Yacht Moena. Both of these boats offer a huge space inside if you want to lurk beneath the shadows, but if you are thinking otherwise! Then the panoramic upper decks are screaming for you to dance and jump above it in exhilaration and thrill!

This is yet again a 23 mile long cruise throughout the spectacular Algarvian coastlines and beautiful beaches, fishermen villages, Cities and of course the glamorous rock formations and cavers for which Algarve is known for!

The beach break is also a part of this package which gives a nice little break to unwind from all the elation and just sit back on a recliner to rest your back and chill with your buddies. Cavern trips and the visual extravaganza of looking at the aquatic life throughout the glass floor will help you to break the ease and catapult you into a feat of unbinding optical uncertainty of which sea creature might just pop up next! It might be a friendly twittering Dolphin, or even a hungry and raging shark! The mystery will engulf you!

Rock Formation Tour

rock formation tour algarve cruise

Choice of Boat: Catamaran Liana/ Yacht Moena

Duration: 3 hours

Price: 18 € (0-3 Year Children Free; Children 4-12 Old -50% Price Cut)

Followed Route:

  • 14:30– Departure from Vilamoura Marina cruise to the Algarve Barlavento.
  • 15:30- Passing by the city of Albufeira.
  • 15:45- Cruise along beautiful cliffs and Rock formations until the Xorino Cave, break at the beach to dive and swim.
  • 17:30 – Return to Vilamoura Marina.

This trip also gives you the opportunity to choose either form the Catamaran Liana or Yacht Moena to be your vessel, both of which provides the luxurious comfort which you deserve. This trip will take you along the fantastic Algarvian coastlines where the delicacy of the beautiful cliffs meets with the monstrous yet eye popping creations of nature, the dazzling rock formations of Europe. In between you will also get the chance to take a deep dive in the warm waters of the ocean while taking a break at one of the serene sea beaches.

Sunset Cruise

sunset algarve portugal

Choice of Boat: Yacht Moena

Duration: 2 hours (0-3 Year Children Free; Children 4-12 Old -50% Price Cut)

Price: 20 €

Followed Route:

  • 18:00– Departure from Vilamoura Marina cruise to Albufeira.
  • 19:00- Arrive at Albufeira.
  • 20:00 – Return to Vilamoura Marina.

Sometimes you just want to escape from the high rise buildings of the bustling metropolis and seek out a place of tranquility yes? This cruise is specifically designed to flare up the old spark between the hearts of you and you’re beloved. The Sunset Cruise is a 16 mile long trip which floats you through the Algarvian coastlines and Albufeira city, while giving you the opportunity to stand on top of the Yacht Moena to conceptualize the alluring aura of the orange and ember streaks running throughout the sky as the sun begins to set over the long overstretching horizon.

You don’t have to worry even if you are single bachelor! Some of the greatest love stories start at the sea no? The atmosphere might just bring the girl of your dreams right next to you!

 

Full day/Half day Fishing Cruises- The Anglers Dream

If you are an enthusiastic angler and are reading this article, then you are definitely thinking by now, “where are the fishes!?” Well, I am here to inform you good Sir/Madame that you will not feel left out while travelling with Algarve Seafaris either, as they have carved out some tremendous fishing packages just to satisfy your fishing pleasure!

Common species of Big Game Fishes:

  • Blue Shark
  • Hammerhead Shark
  • Mako
  • Blue Marlin
  • White Marlin
  • Swordfish
  • Tuna
  • Dorados
  • Bonitos

Common Fish Species for Family/Reef Fishing:

  • Sea Bream
  • Groupers
  • Horse Mackerel
  • Red Sea Bream
  • Mackerel
  • Small Conger
  • Sole Moray Eel

 Algarve Deep Sea Fishing (Big Game Fishing)

Choice of Boat: Sant’Anna

Duration: 6 hours

Price: 52 € as Fisherman / 32 € as spectator

Included: All fishing equipment/baits and light meal.

Excluded: Daily fishing license (Available for purchase at 5 €)

Departure- 09:30 > Return 15:30

Portugal’s Algarve is considered as one of the prime time destination for anglers who dream big and pave their successful career with only the Biggest Games. The climate of Algarve created by the warm currents of the Mediterranean Sea mixed with the Temperature breaks duet to the amalgam of warm and cool water mixtures tends to attract a huge number of big fishes making Algarve an ideal fishing location.

Family Day Fishing

Choice of Boat: Sant’Anna

Duration: 6 hours

Price: 52 € as Fisherman / 37 € as spectator

Included: All fishing equipment/baits and light meal.

Excluded: Daily fishing license (Available for purchase at 5 €)

Departure- 10:00 > Return 16:00

The family day fishing program is crafted for the more easy going people who tend to enjoy a day out at the sea and share some sweet moments with their family and friends. The cruise starts with a 1 and a half hour Reef fishing in the morning which follows an unhanging stroll through the coastlines drenched with sun beams, impressive rock formation and beautiful beaches. There will be a small break at the beach to give you the opportunity to go out for a small swim and have lunch. Afterwards you will be able to go out for Dinghy rides throughout the famous European Caverns. And last but not the least; the return trip will almost certainly make you smile as Dolphins will appear to bring about a wonderful end to your trip.

Reef Fishing Pack-1

reef fishing algarve portugal

Choice of Boat: Sant’Anna

Duration: 6 hours

Price: 40 € as Fisherman / 27 € as spectator

Included: All fishing equipment/baits and light meal.

Excluded: Daily fishing license (Available for purchase at 5 €)

Departure- Morning Fishing: 09:30 > Return 12:30

  • Afternoon Fishing: 14:30> Return 17:30

Reef Fishing Pack-2

Choice of Boat: Sant’Anna

Duration: 4 hours

Price: 32 € as Fisherman / 22 € as spectator

Included: All fishing equipment/baits and light meal.

Excluded: Daily fishing license (Available for purchase at 5 €)

The reef fishing programs are guided by highly trained and specialized skippers who are well adept with an abundance of experience who are there for the only purpose of making your Reef fishing trip as enjoyable and rewarding as possible, regardless if you are a beginner or a veteran!

To summarize all the teeny tiny details, here is a chart of all of the programs which are available for your easy viewing.

algarve sefaris boat cruises and fishing tours

Conclusion

The topsy-turvy waves of the ocean always has been a very romantic element which touches the hearts of millions with its essence of enigmatic placidity which always blisters with amazing aquatic life forms and composure to the perplexing depths of unfathomable beauty of the ocean. Whether you are an angler or a tourist, Algarve Seafaris provides the perfect compilation of affordable packages to take you the sea, and let you create your dream amidst the ocean.

If you would like to book a fishing holiday in Portugal, please fill in this form.

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