Kayak Rental in Faro, Algarve

  • From 2.5 Hours
  • Min Guests: 1
  • Doca De Faro

Explore RIa Formosa with Our Faro Kayak Rental

Do you want to explore Portugal’s stunning Ria Formosa Natural Park from the water? Formosamar is here to help!

Our kayak rental in Faro allows you to independently explore the beautiful waters and islands of Ria Formosa at your own pace — and all from a seated position barely above the waterline.

On your adventure, you can have a rest on one of the pristine white sand beaches, take a walk along the shore, sunbathe, swim in crystalline waters, or marvel at the variety of shells that decorate the dune.

Paddling around one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal is truly one of the best ways to make cherished memories with family and friends.

When you come to us for Faro kayak rental, you can choose from multiple kayak models.

We have single and double kayaks available for full-day, half-day, or 2.5-hour rental periods.

Our kayaks are manufactured by Rotomod and are sit-on-top, easy-glider style. These kayaks are safe, comfortable, and a joy to use. 

You don’t need any previous experience to enjoy renting a kayak with us.

To make your adventure even more comfortable, we also have the following kayaking accessories available for hire:

  • Backrests — For added comfort — Additional €8,00
  • Waterproof barrels — To keep belongings dry — Additional €10,00

If you have any pre-booking questions about kayak rental in Faro, please feel free to contact us.

Do you want to get even closer to the water? Consider our stand-up paddleboard rentals in Faro!

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Price Includes

  • Full-day, half-day, or 2.5-hour SUP hire (depending on option selected)
  • Paddles
  • Life vests

Price Excludes

  • Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (Optional)
  • All other extras

Important Information

  • Bring plenty of water to drink to avoid dehydration.
  • A rucksack or backpack is recommended to carry a small snack, sunglasses, hat, a good sun cream and a camera.
  • Bring casual clothes and comfortable shoes suitable for kayaking. We recommend the use of water shoes or similar with slip-resistant properties that can get wet. During Autumn and Winter, a Windstopper and a waterproof coat are useful if not essential.A bathing suit and beach towel are excellent ideas, especially during Spring and Summer.
  • A change of clothing can make a difference at the end of your kayak rental.


  • Not suitable for non-swimmers.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Not suitable for children under 5 years of age.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Safety comes first, always wear your safety vest while you’re kayaking.
  • To make the most of your experience, before the start of your kayak rental ask our team for a map and information about the weather forecast, the itineraries and recommended routes according to the weather conditions, navigation, tides, winds, and currents.
  • Rentals are subject to its own terms conditions.
  • The customer must present an identification (e.g. passport or driving license) and leave it on the office as a safety rental warranty. You will need to leave an ID with us for each kayak that is rented.
  • The pick-up and delivery of the rented equipment should be performed in the same location.
  • All equipment available for hire is subject to regular maintenance and cleaning.
  • Technique assistance (or other) to problems that may come forth during the period of rental is not included on the amount paid.
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Safety comes first, please follow the instructions and recommendations of your instructor, especially those relating to safety issues.
  • Trips may be amended due to weather conditions or the physical condition of the participants should our skippers deem this advisable.
  • The schedules of departures and arrivals, the duration and itineraries of the activities are subject to change without previous notice due to security determined by the weather conditions, tides and/or other circumstances beyond our control.



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