Traditional Boat Rental in Algarve from Faro

  • Minimum 1h Maximum 4h
  • Min Guests: 1Max Guests: 10
  • Doca De Faro

Take Your Own Adventure with Our Algarve Boat Charter

Our traditional boat rental in Faro, Algarve, is a wonderful way to take control of your own adventure in the Ria Formosa Natural Park.

With departures available from the city of Faro, you can rent a boat with your family and friends and discover Ria Formosa’s stunning channels, beaches, and islands.

Exploring one of the 7 Natural Wonders of Portugal in a traditional boat is a truly unique experience and one that brings you closer to this beautiful part of the world.

We have several traditional Algarve boat charter options available, all of which are ideal for group trips, business meetings, birthday parties, or celebrating special occasions.

If you would like a tailor-made traditional boat trip through the heart of the Ria Formosa lagoon, our expert local team can organise a bespoke outing designed to suit your needs.

If you have any questions for us about traditional boat rental in Faro, Algarve, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

And for even more travel inspiration in the area, browse our full range of activities and boat tours in Faro.

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Price Includes

  • Private boat trip on a traditional boat
  • Life vests
  • Gasoline
  • Liability insurances
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board

Price Excludes

  • 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.
  • Comfortable clothing and flat shoes recommended. A wind-stopper and a waterproof coat are useful, specially during the coldest period of the year.

Traditional Boat Rental in Algarve — Boat Details

  • Traditional fishing boats typical of the Algarve
  • Length: from 5.50 m to 7.00 m
  • Power: 8 to 15 Hp
  • Capacity: 8 to 10 people
  • These boats are only allowed to navigate the waters of the Ria Formosa lagoon


  • A minimum of 1 hour per booking is required.
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • 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 skipper, 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.
  • This is an activity subject to weather conditions. The decision to leave or return earlier than expected, due to unexpected weather conditions, is solely to the skipper.
  • 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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