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13
Feb

Best Things to Do in Faro as Recommended by Locals

Make sure you find the best things to do in Faro during your upcoming trip. Read Formosamar’s tips for must-do activities in the Algarve.
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24
Jun

Schools

In partnership with CP – Comboios de Portugal and Lands – Turismo na Natureza, Lda, we have developed special programs with educational activities for school trips. These are special programs for groups about environmental education integrating multidisciplinary educational content.Now, schools across the Algarve can come and visit the cities of Faro and Olhão on the regional train and bring their...
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25
Aug

What to do in Algarve: Ecotourism activities in Tavira

If you are on holidays in the Algarve and you have chosen Tavira or its surroundings to stay and you’re looking for things to do on your free time, check our ecotourism activities in the Ria Formosa.  We have several options available both in water and on land.  We have available in the Algarve a boat...
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21
Sep

What to do in Algarve: Ecotourism activities in Olhão

If you are on holiday in the Algarve and have chosen to stay in Olhão or its surroundings and are looking for something to do in your free time, check our tours and activities in the Algarve. We have at your disposal several ecotourism activities and always with the Ria Formosa as main scenario. You can opt...
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13
Apr

The Dolphins Return to the Coastal Waters of the Algarve

Here in the Algarve as Spring arrives and the days and waters get warmer, the sardines are also more abundant in the coastal waters. Following this pattern, the dolphins also approach the coast in search of this tasty meal.In our dolphin watching and marine wildlife boat trips the most sighted species of dolphins are: Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis) Atlantic...
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08
Feb

The Bottlenose Dolphin

The Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) is a species of cetaceans that can be spotted in our Marine Life Watching Tours. This specie has a big range of sizes, shapes, and colors depending on its habitat. It can weigh from 150 to 600 kg and it can measure from 2 to 4 meters length. Its longevity is about 30 to...
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15
Nov

The Short-beaked Common Dolphin

The Short-Beaked Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis) is one of the most frequent observed cetaceans in our dolphin watching Tours. In this specie we can find individuals with lengths varying from 1,6 to 2,4 m and can reach 100 to 200 kg in weight, in which the females are slightly smaller than the males. The short-beaked common dolphin feeds...
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16
Jun

Dolphin Watching in the Algarve

The sun is shining and our dear friends are asking for the return of our RIB boat Albacora III to their natural environment. Soon we will kick off with the season of dolphin watching tours and marine wildlife observation.
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13
Mar

Nómadas in the Algarve

People say that the extreme south of Portugal is “the Europe’s most famous secret”.‘Nomads’ of the Spanish National Radio explored the most remarkable places in the Algarve and among many discovered the Natural Park of Ria Formosa on board a typical fishing boat. Selected one of the “Seven Natural Wonders” of Portugal, the Ria Formosa...
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24
Oct

Greater Flamingo

It is one of the most emblematic occurring wild birds in Portugal, and can be observed in the Ria Formosa. The Greater Flamingo is a wading bird curved beak, which measures between 90 and 150 cm. Its plumage can be quite colorful in bright pink tones. They are animals that feed on algae and small...
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