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Sea Kayaking in Lagos

Sea kayaking tours off the coast of Lagos on the Algarve has become a popular part of any holiday to this lovely part of Portugal.

Sea Kayaking in Lagos, Algarve, Portugal.

Sea kayaking tours generally last about 3 hours and head south from Lagos town around the spectacular promontory at Ponta da Piedade, where participants can marvel close-up at the picturesque limestone and sandstone cliffs, islets, grottos, caves and coves.

Sea Kayaking in Lagos, Algarve, Portugal.

Tours also take in the beautiful Praia do Camilo (Camilo Beach) usually on the way to Ponta da Piedade.

After a rest on shore, the tour companies will tow you back by motor boat which is with you to insure safety.

Kayak tour packages generally are limited to about 15 people, include a guide, insurance, a life-jacket, water-proof bag and often snokelling equipment. It is usually cheaper to book the tours down on the sea front in Lagos rather than up in town with travel agents.

Sea Kayaking in Lagos, Algarve, Portugal.

Prices are presently about 25-30 Euros with the morning tour slightly more than the afternoon tour, though some companies may charge less at the end and beginning of the high season in August.

There are a number of sea kayak companies to choose from. One we have tried is:

Ezride (
Cais da Solaria
Tel: 351 913 066 468

Sea Kayaking in Lagos, Algarve, Portugal.

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