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From our general blogs to specialized Ria Formosa travel guides, we want you to be as informed as possible before your trip! Check this page out regularly for the latest news! Or, if you’re ready to book your Faro activities, we have a range of eco experiences for you.

Explore and enjoy birdlife and nature on this eco-tour of Ria Formosa and make your visit around Faro a sustainable tourism choice.

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Kayaking In The Algarve

Guests engaging in a guided sunset tour from Faro, admiring the changing colors of the sky over Ria Formosa.

Boating & Eco Boat Tours

Ria Formosa viewed from above. A series of verdant lank networks in a blue ocean studded with boats.

Ria Formosa Travel Guide

A Traveller’s Guide to the Algarve

Ria Formosa lagoon in the Algarve

Birdwatching in the Algarve: All You Need to Know

Are you ready to experience one of the best bird-watching areas in Europe? Join the Lands team to learn more about the incredible birdlife found in The Algarve....
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Solar Boats in Ria Formosa islands - Faro Algarve

Explore the Ria Formosa Natural Park, Algarve’s Best Kept Secret

Ria Formosa is a stunning natural wetland of international importance, and it’s a true wonder to behold. Made up of a large network of barrier islands and inlets...
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Guide to Kayaking in Ria Formosa

An Eco-friendly Way to Adventure in the Algarve As we discussed recently on our blog about how we practice eco-friendly, sustainable tourism in the Algarve, we are committed...
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How We Practice Eco-Friendly, Sustainable Travel in the Algarve

Here at Lands, we go to great lengths to ensure our boat tours are sustainable with the lowest possible carbon footprint. If you care about travelling sustainably and...
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White Storks around Faro, Algarve. Common sightings on our birdwatching tours of Ria Formosa.

Faro & Ria Formosa Birdwatching Guide – The Eastern Algarve Birding Paradise

Chosen by the Portuguese people as one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal, the Ria Formosa has had a protected status as a Natural Park since 1987 and...
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You’re in Safe Hands at Lands

If you’re coming to Portugal for a holiday, you can rest assured that you’re in safe hands with Lands. Our Faro activities and our Faro boat trips are...
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5 Reasons to Take a Day Trip to Ria Formosa Nature Park

If you’ve been thinking of taking a holiday to the Algarve, this is your sign to go for it! As one of Portugal’s Seven Natural Wonders, this southernmost...
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What To Bring On A Kayak Tour In The Algarve

Kayaking in the Algarve — What to Bring

Recommendations to make the most of your kayaking experience in the Algarve's Ria Formosa from the town of Faro.
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