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Ria Formosa Natural Park is one of the most impressive natural wonders along Portugal’s Algarve coast and the best way to explore is by boat. Hop aboard a catamaran on this small-group tour from Faro; cruise around the islands of Culatra, Farol, and Deserta; and spot wild flamingos and egrets swooping over the lagoon.
Algarve Beauties is the only service in Faro that does a guided tour from Faro to the Marinha beach and the cave of Benagil . We are unique because we offer excitement and some adventure to the mix . You will do some bodyboard and see the most amazing places in the Algarve . If you come to the Algarve book one day with us for a day you will remember forever !
We were the first BuggySafari company in the Country, our main goal it is always too provide the best quality service possible, for that reason we only work with small groups, we offer you a tour in the Algarve countryside but never the feeling off a sports driving, all roads are public and our clients safe is our biggest concern at all times.
Get ready to leave the sea and beach and embrace on an unforgettable ride through “rough” but filled with adventure and emotions though out this amazing experience, travel to the most exquisite and hidden places, be dazzled by our breathtaking landscapes of sunny capital of Portugal…!
Bring the whole family and discover the real Algarvian countryside on a confortable and safe trip our goal is for you yo visit some of the typical inland areas of our untouched countryside in a unique experience.
We show the true country and not the usual tourist spots
Our guide will ride a off-road vehicle and you will follow in a two seater buggy.
Our main goal is to connect science and tourism by providing wildlife watching boat tours while we collect data for scientific research.
During this tour you will have the chance to learn more about our local fauna and get to know how we are studying these animals.
Explore the Algarve’s lesser-known inland region on this adventurous buggy tour. Embark on a quick road trip with a local guide who will lead you to the Algarve’s many charming under-the-radar spots. Enjoy a relaxing ride as you escape the coast and cruise through bucolic countryside villages, vineyards, and farmland. Plus, get your adrenaline going with a little off-road river experience.
Cruise from Faro to Ria Formosa Natural Park on an outing by catamaran that explores the remote islands of Faro and Deserta. This cruise is the perfect way to experience the Ria Formosa estuary, where you’ll find a maze of wetlands split by canals and hidden islands. Watch for the coastal birds of the Algarve as you relax on the 12-person catamaran, then enjoy some beach time on each island before returning to Faro. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of Ria Formosa Natural Park on a 90-minute catamaran cruise to Deserta Island from Faro. While you listen to informative commentary from your guide, you’ll see fascinating flora and fauna and disembark at Deserta Island to stroll along the beautiful beach. Enjoy the flexibility of choosing your own departure time and opt to explore hiking trails and nature walks before you return to Faro by catamaran.
Explore the rugged ‘Deserted Island’ located just off the Algarve coast. Take the ferry to the island and observe the various bird species that inhabit the area such as herons, plovers, and black-winged stilts. Soak up the sun on the white sandy beaches or go for a walk and admire the beautiful scenery before taking the ferry back to Faro.
When visiting Portugal you have to listen to the Portuguese Guitar and the instrumental Fado and feel the emotions that are related with this musical instrument, one of the symbols of this nation.
This is a unique and original cultural experience that can not be found anywhere in the world. The best show in Faro (trip advisor classification) with more than 30000 visitors for 7 years.
Explore the highlights of Talvira without getting lost on this tuk tuk tour, a great choice for first-time visitors. Enjoy easy transportation in a three-wheeled motor vehicle and learn about Talvira’s cultural heritage from your guide. Visit historical attractions, a nature reserve, and a locally owned wine bottlery. Plus, choose from multiple departure times to easily fit this tour into your schedule.
Cruise the glittering waters of Ria Formosa Natural Park on a 3-hour sailing trip from Faro. After you climb aboard a luxurious catamaran, sail to natural landmarks like Deserta Island and Farol Island and scour the scenery for sightings of exotic birds. Observe the lives of locals as you listen to history and culture-rich commentary from your guide. Receive personalized attention on this small-group tour, limited to 10 passengers.
Make the most of your time exploring Ria Formosa Natural Park by traveling with a guide on this half-day excursion. While you move through the canals of Olhao, the Barrier Islands, and the bay of Armona, learn about the area’s ecosystem and history through guided commentary. Make a stop for lunch (own expense) in the tiny fishing village of Cultura, where you can get a restaurant recommendation or picnic on the beach.
Experience nature up close and personal on a Segway, during this 1.5-hour birdwatching tour in Ria Formosa Natural Park, departing from Faro. The beauty of the Algarve is in its iconic landscapes and untouched marshes. During this tour, explore Ria Formosa Natural Park and spot native and migratory birds feeding in freshwater lagoons, tidal flats and other ecosystems. Catch glimpses of flamingos, the rare purple swamphen, and other bird species as you learn about their natural habitat from your expert guide. This nature and wildlife tour also offers an optional pickup and drop-off from your Algarve hotel.
Explore the pristine coastal towns of Quarteira and Vilamoura during this small-group guided 1.5-hour seaside Segway tour in the Algarve. Glide along the halcyon Falésia and Quarteira beaches and admire pale sands positioned next to the Atlantic’s emerald waters. This tour explores the Vilamoura marina’s scintillating farmer’s markets where you can observe stalls of local fish and fresh produce. While you zip along palm-lined promenades, enjoy an in depth experience as your expert guide highlights the Algarve’s interesting culture and history.
Enjoy a hassle-free arrival or departure in Albufeira with this private transfer service to and from the Faro Airport. Meet your English-speaking driver at either the Faro Airport or your hotel, and relax on the reverse bound journey to your hotel, private residence or the airport. These private vehicles can accommodate up to eight passengers.
Journey to Ria Formosa Natural Park on this 2.5-hour small-group tour led by a professional guide. Covering more than 60 kilometers of beautiful, rugged coastline, the Ria Formosa Natural Park is not a place to miss. Admire a stunning array of birds as well as unique flora and fauna, all while learning about the park’s history and its significance from your guide. This is a great alternative to a low-key beach holiday, for people who want to immerse themselves in Portugal’s natural beauty.
Experience Ria Formosa vibrant shoreline from the water on an exciting small-group speedboat tour!
Speed up through the Inspiring Natural Channels of the Ria Formosa Natural Park on this Boat Tour from Faro.
You will slide through the astonishing canals in a modern, fast and comfortable boat and you will see why Ria Formosa Natural Park is named one of the Portuguese “Seven Natural Wonders”.
Along the tour you will be able to admire some of most magnificent exquisite birds and other wildlife that live all year long at the Natural Park.
• Small Groups Tours
• 1 or 2 Hours Tours
• 1 Hour Tour visit 1 Island
• 2 Hour Tour visit 2 Islands
• Choose a morning or afternoon tour
• Experience a comfortable Speed Boat Ride
• Driven by a local professional guide
More than a tour, we offer you a unique experience.
You are fully protected with us!
We have the TWO mandatory Portuguese licenses for tours, trips and transfers: RNAAT 743/2016 and RNAVT 6326
Lagos (Old Town)
Ponta da Piedade
Cape St. Vincent
We will know the history of Faro, its origins and influences. We will walk the streets of the old city with its stories and history, divulge some secrets of the city and the Portuguese around the world.
Immerse yourself in the world of cork on this guided tour. First, visit the Cork Room at the Algarve Costume Museum to see a film and learn about the process from tree to finished product. Then, visit a traditional cork factory to see the process up close, a cork shop to see unique finds made from the material, and take a walk amongst cork trees at a Cork Oak Plantation.
We offer those who want to visit us the experience of authentic Algarvian flavors. We are an original family business from the Algarve. We seek to make known to those who visit us the flavors and traditions we are so proud of. Our wines make a difference in quality and different alcohol content (17%) - come see why !. You can just come visit us and enjoy a glass of wine by the pool while being dazzled by the view of the vineyards.
Choose from Classic tasting for more classic wines, Tasting Bravíssima that includes our special 17% alcohol wine, or Tasting Madeirinha that includes wines that aged in wooden barrels.
VISITS AT 10:30 AND 14:30 Monday to Saturday!
If you’re a nature lover in The Algarve, Ria Formosa National Park should be at the top of your itinerary. During this 2-hour tour from Faro, you’ll explore the natural landscape on a ‘saveiro’ (a traditional painted boat) while learning about the myriad of bird species that inhabit the area. With luck, you’ll spot birds such as white storks, little egrets, spoonbills, and grey plover. This small-group tour is limited to 10 people to guarantee an intimate atmosphere.
Cork Tour Programe:
• Visit to a traditional cork factory: Learn more about the processes involved in preparing and packing the cork.
• Visit to a cork shop: Here you can see some of the latest uses of cork in fashion accessories made of cork fabric.
Discover highlights along West Algarve’s coast during this half-day guided tour of Lagos and Sagres from the Algarve. See historic artifacts, monuments, and churches, and drive through traditional fishing villages lining the coast. Top it off with a picture-perfect viewpoint atop a Sagres cliffside.