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BENAGIL
CAVES &
Golden Coast

Come aboard for an incredible boat tour to discover the secrets of the stunning Benagil Caves and the marvelous Golden Coast of the Algarve - all from the comfortable cushions of our stylish Eco-friendly Catamaran powered by electro-solar energy!

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SunCat

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2:30H

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March / November

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Portimão Marina

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All ages

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Benagil Caves

Adults: 39€

Children (4/12): 25€

Infants (-4): Free

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Who says saving the planet can't be outrageously luxurious? Let's sail and solar-power our way to an adventure you'll be bragging about for ages!

Step aboard our luxurious and eco-friendly Catamaran for the ultimate Benagil Caves experience! 

 

Sail in style with zero emissions, reveling in a serene atmosphere, free from ocean-harming pollutants. Our boat boasts top-notch amenities – from a bar to lounge seating, a deck, and even a restroom – ensuring your comfort and enjoyment. 

 

Come on a 2:30 hour journey from Portimão Marina, soaking in the golden coastline views, passing by Carvoeiro, and exploring the famed Benagil Cave and Smugglers Caves. As you cruise, relish the upbeat vibes of our onboard music and make a splash during our refreshing swim stop – just pack your towel and swimsuit! 

 

Being a sustainable tourist has never been this entertaining. Wave goodbye to pollution worries while immersing yourself in the captivating beauty of Algarve's beaches, rock formations, and the world-renowned Benagil Cave. 

 

Join us for an unforgettable, fun, and eco-conscious nautical escapade!

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Lena H | Google Maps

"Super boat trip! Everything was perfect, the tour, the weather, the crew, the seating options and the amount of other people were excellent. I'd recommend this firm to everyone!"

Important Info

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Boarding 15 minutes before

Be sure to check in at the pier at least 15 minutes before the tour starts. We want you on board and ready for the adventure!

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Don't forget:

Don't forget the sunscreen, a jacket or windbreaker, and comfortable footwear. If the weather is good and you wish to have a swim, remember to bring your swim suit and towel. However, please be advised that swimming is recommended for good swimmers only. Dive in and enjoy the refreshing moments!

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Check the Boarding Place location

The boarding location is at the end of Simão Correia Street. Please be especially careful if you're taking a taxi or Uber and don't ask to be dropped off directly at Portimão Marina. You could end up a 10 to 15-minute walk away from the boat. Check out our link for the boarding location.

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Unique amenities

Our boat isn't just eco-friendly; it's a luxurious haven on the water.

With amenities like a toilet, bar, and lounge seating, we've crafted an experience that's truly one-of-a-kind.

Enjoy the spaciousness, where passengers can walk freely, adding an extra touch of comfort to your journey.

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Live Local Guide

Our crew members, fluent in both Portuguese and English, will serve as your live guides, narrating interesting tidbits about the caves and the surroundings. It's like having your personal storyteller—educational and entertaining!

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Prevent Sea Sickness

To ensure your special day goes smoothly, don't take any chances with potential sea sickness. Take a prevention pill (such as Vomidrine) at least 30 minutes before boarding. This way, you can enjoy the journey without any worries.

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Cancellations by Sun Boat

If the weather or ocean conditions aren't safe, or if we don't reach a minimum of 6 persons, we'll have to cancel the tour, but worry not! If the original plan needs a change, we'll sprinkle it with a dash of rescheduling magic, possibly on the same day or in the days that follow. And if all else fails, we'll whip out the refund solution faster than you can say "sea breeze.

Make sure to keep an eye on your email and phone, just in case we drop you a message or call.

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Private Boat Tour Available

Our boat tour is available for private rental, exclusively for your group. If you're ready to make a splash and have a fantastic day exploring the Benagil Caves & Algarve Golden Coast with friends and family, contact us for a quote. Let's set sail on a personalized adventure that even the seagulls will envy!

FAQs

Where can I park my car?

There's usually enough parking space close to Pier M, at the end of Rua Simão Correia. If you preffer, you can also park at Portimão Marina, with about a 10 minute walking distance until the pier entrance.

Can I bring my own drinks/food?

Feel free to bring your own water and light snacks on board. Just a heads up, kindly avoid bringing alcoholic drinks or large bags of food. But hey, don't worry – our on-board bar has got you covered with a selection of soft drinks, wine, beer, water, and snacks, including Pringles and other packaged delights. Enjoy the journey with a treat or two!

What should I bring to this tour?

Pack these essentials for an awesome time: sunscreen, swimsuit, towel, hat, sunglasses, a warm layer, comfortable clothes and shoes, and don't forget your phone or camera to capture amazing pics! Ready for an unforgettable adventure!

Why can't I make a booking with children or infants for a certain date/time?

There's a maximum number of 5 children and 2 infants per tour. When there are already other bookings that have reached the maximum number of children and infants you won't be able to book. Please choose another date or time.

Can I swim and go inside the Benagil Cave Beach?

During our Benagil Cave tour, you'll have the fantastic opportunity to take a refreshing swim near the cave. Going inside the cave itself, for obvious safety reasons is only permited inside the boat. But don't worry,  you'll get up close and personal to admire its beauty and take amazing pictures. So, get ready to make a splash and enjoy the stunning caves and golden coast!

What languages are spoken by the tour guide?

Our tour guides are fluent in both Portuguese and English, providing a bilingual experience to ensure everyone can enjoy the journey.

Is the SunCat eco-friendly?

Absolutely! Our boat is designed with sustainability in mind, ensuring a low environmental impact. We use solar and electric power to enhance your cruising experience.

Can I bring children on the Benagil Caves & Golden Coast Tour?

Yes, this tour is family-friendly! Children of all ages are welcome. For safety reasons there's a maximum os 2 infants and 5 children per tour. It's possible to have more children onboard on private tours.

Calling all super-parents! Here's the scoop: no running allowed on our safety ship - we've declared it a no-sprint zone! And for those tiny adventurers, their best move is to stay seated, especially when the sea decides to groove with some waves. While on the tour, remind your tiny explorers to: no touching buttons, ropes or any boat gadgets! And of course, make sure they're not wandering off unsupervised next to the water. So, superhero guardians, let's keep it safe and seated for a smooth sailing experience!

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