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Salt & Sea Ria Formosa offers stylish boat tours around the Ria Formosa natural park. Explore the islands and discover the amazing natural beauty of the area, made up of barrier islands, sandbanks and lagoons of clear, clear water.
The Ria Formosa is a unique and stunningly beautiful stretch of the Algarve coastline. To really appreciate it’s magnificence, it’s best to explore by comfortable boat and with a local guide. That’s what you get with Salt & Sea Tours – and then some.
A family run business, with team members who spent their childhood summers on the islands of Farol, Armona and Culatra and sailing these waters, Salt & Sea offers all the local insights you could want, allied with style and quality of a modern fleet of boats and top notch service. Their catamaran “Feel Good” will do just that - make you feel good. It’s a sleek and modern boat with a capacity for 18 people – perfect for family groups and celebrations. The speedy RIB is ideal for island hopping and Salt & Sea Ria Formosa offers a great hop-on hop-off service. The RIB is also used for heading out to sea to search for dolphins in the wild. Their trips round the Ria Formosa waters are among the best boat tours in the Algarve.
The Ria Formosa is a magical place for many people. Salt & Sea add to the enchantment by adding that extra level of service. The “Feel Good” has wi-fi on board, music system, a bar and kitchenette, as well as 3 cabins for overnight stays. Fresh oysters, harvested from the local oyster beds, can be served on board, washed down with some Laurent Perrier champagne. A private lunch at a secluded beach restaurant can be arranged on one of the islands or a private chef can come aboard.
Salt & Sea Ria Formosa tours depart from Olhão (see the map) and from Faro at the Clube Naval.
Salt & Sea Ria Formosa Boat Tours Catamaran Feel Good - Private charter – departs from Olhão
Half day, full day and overnight programmes.
Enjoy the privacy and tranquility of this modern boat, gliding along the waters of the Ria Formosa. The itinerary can be tailored to your wishes, with stops along the way to swim or explore the islands, or out at sea, cruising along the coast. Opt for catering on board (see the menu by clicking on the More Info tab bove) or for delicious fresh seafood at a beach restaurant. Use the Enquiry Button above for details, suggestions and price.
Hop-on Hop off Island Express – departs from Faro and Olhão
Explore the islands of Farol and Culatra as well as Ponta da Culatra at your own pace. Hop on the speedy RIB from either Olhão or Faro, hop off and explore or relax on the beach. Minimum stay of 1h30mins on each Island.
Price €30 pp departing from Faro; €25 pp departing from Olhão.
Sunset Tour - departs from Faro and Olhão.
The perfect ending to the day. A tranquil boat trip along the calm waters of the Ria Formosa to watch the sun sink into the ocean. Enjoy the play of light on the water and the wondeful colours of the sky. Make it a romantic evening to remember with a private dinner on board and some Laurent Perrier champagne to sip.
Price on request.
There are also sunset tours available as well as Birdwatching tours and Beach Packs on Farol Island including sunbeds and shade for two, 30m kayak or SUP and Hop-on Hop-off boat transfer.