Ria Formosa Private Eco Boat Trip From Faro, Algarve

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  • Max People: 10
  • Marina of Faro

An Unforgettable Private Boat Tour from Faro

Here at Lands, we want to show off the very best of Ria Formosa — the stunning lagoon and the nature park that surrounds it. This private boat trip from Faro to Ria Formosa is perhaps the best way to see the lagoon, both in terms of the experience itself and the impact (or lack thereof) you’ll have on this delicate ecosystem.

Read more About Us to learn how we apply sustainability to everything we do at Lands.

One of the Best Things to do from Faro

If you’re looking for something incredible to do in or from Faro, rent one of our solar-powered electric boats and enjoy Ria Formosa on a private eco-boat tour with your family and friends.

Explore the Ria Formosa lagoon around Faro, enjoying nature on a private and beautifully quiet boat trip on a solar powered boat, while practising responsible tourism. Ria Formosa is one of the most beautiful areas in the Algarve and our solar-powered boats are perfect for exploring it. Enjoy the natural beauty and tranquillity of Ria Formosa on an private eco-friendly boat tour.

Why Choose Our Boat Trip from Faro

This tailor-made boat trip from Faro is the perfect family outing in the Algarve. Explore and enjoy the sounds of nature with your local guide.

A private eco-boat tour is arguably the most sustainable way to experience the beautiful Ria Formosa lagoon — one of Portugal’s most impressive natural areas. In fact, by choosing an eco-boat tour, your visit will not leave any negative impact on the environment:

  • Our solar boats don’t spill oils or produce pollutant gases
  • Our boats are designed to not damage the flora and fauna that lives on the lagoon
  • Our trained guides know how to travel through this beautiful area without leaving any trace whatsoever.

Choose Your Private Boat Tour from Faro Duration

Select the right trip length for you. You can choose from a 1-hour private boat trip, 2-hours, or more. For even more options, browse our entire range of Ria Formosa Boat Trips Near Faro.

1-Hour Private Faro Boat Tour

The 1-hour private boat trip will give you time to explore the Ria Formosa lagoon with a knowledgeable local guide. This shorter private boat trip is also our recommended option for families with younger children.

2-Hour Private Faro Boat Tour

If you choose the 2-hour private boat tour, you will have more time to enjoy the birdlife and the nature of this beautiful lagoon in the Algarve. Visit the lagoon of Ria Formosa and its marshlands and islands with a friendly local guide, approaching many bird species and learning more about the wildlife of this protected area without disturbing it.

Ria Formosa is a paradise for nature lovers, and as your guide is a trained and qualified biologist, they will help you understand and appreciate the enormous diversity in this beautiful area. For more on this, please take a look at our range of travel guides on Ria Formosa!

Half-day Private Faro Boat Tour

If you take a half-day private boat trip you will have time to explore the lagoon and visit one or two of the islands of Ria Formosa with a friendly local guide. The itineraries will be planned according to the tides of the day so you can make the most of the beautiful lagoon in the Algarve.

You can enjoy beautiful beaches on the islands of Ria Formosa and have a swim in the crystalline waters of one of Portugal’s sunniest regions.

Private Sunset Faro Boat Trip

You can also choose a private sunset boat trip of Ria Formosa. This is the perfect way to take the stunning natural surroundings to the next level as you experience a beautiful sunset and make memories that will last forever.

Our private boat tours are a unique experience and the perfect eco-friendly way to explore Ria Formosa! You can book your private boat trip, but if you have any questions ahead of time, please feel free to reach out. You might also like to check out our range of other Experiences in Faro.

Boat Characteristics

  • SunSailer 7.0
  • Length: 6,90 m
  • Cruise speed up to 5 – 6 knots, obtained from two 6Hp electric motors and with energy supplied by batteries that are powered by solar panels
  • Capacity: 10 guests
  • Safety equipment
  • Back ladder
  • Sunbrella
  • These boats are only allowed to navigate in the Ria Formosa lagoon

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Price Includes

  • Private boat trip on a solar-powered electric boat
  • Life vests
  • Liability insurances
  • Local Guide
  • Live commentary on board

Price Excludes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • 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, a hat, a good sun cream, swimming suit and a camera.
  • Comfortable clothing and flat shoes recommended. A wind-stopper and a waterproof coat are useful, especially during the coldest period of the year.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.

Boat Tour from Faro Conditions

  • A minimum of 1 hour per booking is required.
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 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 sole 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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