Catamaran Holidays in Algarve
Lose yourself on the water
For some people there is nothing more relaxing than spending days on the water. There is something about the salt air, the sound of gentle waves against the hull that relaxes the mind and soothes the soul.
Portugal's south coast, the Golden Triangle offers days on the water filled with relaxation or adventure. For holiday travelers with no nautical skills the Algarve gives the best in sailing day cruises.
Let your captain take the helm and enjoy the majestic cliffs and serene beaches. Sailing along the coast take in the beauty of the small villages with their narrow streets dotting the coastline.
Drop anchor and swim in the warm waters or dive and explore the enchanting sea caves. For lunch enjoy a sardine barbeque.
Touring the Southern coastline on a chartered catamaran during your holiday in Portugal will be one of the most relaxing experiences on the water you can dream of.
Once settled in your villa in the Algarve you may well decide that you would like to explore the beautifull Algarve coastline in your own boat, for information on train,ing courses and obtaining a licence to skipper your own boat go to www.theiberianseaschool.com
Lay back and let the sun work on your tan as you take in the world famous vistas that make up the Algarve's dreamy coastline.
The Algarve also offers sailing school opportunities so you can brush up on your sailing skills or learn new! The gentle swells give the new captain a great place to stretch those sea legs for the first time.
For a more personal on the water experience consider ocean kayaking along the coast. Follow the beaches down to the Ria Formosa and explore the natural lagoons and canals. Kayaking in this natural park it's not uncommon for flocks of pink flamingos to fly past or land near your group.
Paddle down to the end of the Ilha Deserta, a sandy lagoon at the end and have a picnic lunch while you enjoy the natural scenery and wildlife.
For birders the Ria Formosa offers unparalleled opportunities to see rare birds.
As you start on your way back, take the time to explore some of the seaside villages which are so robust with history and culture. The Portuguese people are renowned for their friendliness, and they live up to their reputation!
If you are taking an extended holiday making a two or three day trip kayaking will give you a chance to see the charm of the villages and the luxury of the resort areas seaside.
Stopping in at any of the marinas presents a great opportunity to play a round of golf, or sample the cuisine from some of the Golden Triangle's most famous restaurants, and take in the festive Algarve night life! Dance to your heart's content at your choice of the Golden Triangles best night clubs, or take in local music.
The Algarve has so much to offer and so many different activities; you'll see why we have never wanted to leave.