Sailing area: Portugal
Portugal is the westernmost country in Europe lined by the Atlantic Ocean. Its surface area covers 92, 212 km² with 1,230 km of coastline. The climate of Portugal is temperate and is characterised by hot and dry summers and mild winters. The hottest months are July and August with average temperatures exceeding 20 °C.
From Lisbon, make your way to Setubal, then Sines, Lagos and, finally Albufeira. The best time for sailing with your boat rental in Portugal is between July and August when the climate is temperate and the Atlantic Ocean brings cooler temperatures to the coast.
Lisbon is a very beautiful city where you will find many things to see, including Belem Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage site, built in 1521 in order to guard the port. The working-class neighbourhood of Alfama is a must because it is typical of Portuguese culture. Located in the heart of the capital, it is a treasure waiting to be discovered. Among the many Portuguese specialities that you will enjoy, you will have the chance to taste the Pastel Nata, a small flan that is eaten warm with cinnamon and icing sugar. You will also be able to visit the Jerónimos Monastery and the 25 de Abril Bridge, inspired by the Golden Gate Bridge. You will also find the "Cristo Rei", a sanctuary and a religious monument, it depicts the sacred heart of Jesus and is inspired by the Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro. Football fans will be happy to visit the Stade de Luz that offers a capacity of 6,500 seats and constitutes a major sporting centre for the inhabitants of Lisbon. Another place not to miss, the Bairro Ato neighbourhood that offers two sides, a working class neighbourhood by day and a festive and fashionable area by night with its many bars, restaurants and nightclubs.
Next, stop off in Setubal, a very beautiful town with a fishing port that will delight enthusiasts and the superb beach of Praia do Figueirinha, which offers beautiful cliffs, translucent waters and golden sand. This beach lies in the Arrabida National Park, a wonderful area of hills, stunning beaches and huge cliffs. When you walk in the Serra Arrabida, you will discover the region's magnificent landscapes and charming footpaths. Do not miss the 15th century church and its magnificent stained glass windows. In the Sado estuary nature reserve, swim with dolphins and discover the magnificent turquoise lagoons.
Stop off in Sines where you will find the statue of the famous sailor Vasco de Gama on the port, as well as very beautiful golden sand beaches and turquoise waters, and a charming bay where you can admire the sunset.
Another magnificent town to visit is Lagos, which is full of life and located on the shores of the Algarve. This town is very popular for its dynamism, magnificent beaches and nightlife. It has a charming historic centre which has managed to preserve its traditional and unique side. Spend an afternoon there walking along the coast to the magnificent Ponta da Peidade sandstone rocks.
Albufeira is a magical town which holds many treasures that make it unique of its kind. There, you will find a radiant sun, a stunning sea and hot and festive nights where parties go on until dawn. You will be able to take advantage of these beaches to enjoy some water-skiing and wakeboarding. In Algarve, this small town is considered to be the town of happiness, where all the ingredients have been brought together to ensure that you have a great time.
Among the regional dishes to savour, try coriander soup, sardines and mackerel, and seafood cooked in the cataplana. Everything is there to ensure you an enjoyable holiday with your boat rental.
For your cruise in Portugal, we rent boats from catamarans to luxury yachts. You can rent your boat with or without a skipper. We also offer cruises with a crew so that you can enjoy every minute of your holiday. Wait no more to rent your boat, our team is there to help you throughout the booking process.
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