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Carcavelos was, until 2013, a civil parish in the Portuguese municipality of Cascais, about 12 kilometres west of Lisbon. In 2013, the parish merged into the new parish Carcavelos e Parede. The parish was known for the Carcavelos wine. With the decline of the winemaking industry in the region, the attractiveness of its beaches have made the parish a destination for surfing, due to the waves here.At the mouth of the Tagus River and east of the main beach is the fortification of Fort of São Julião da Barra. Wikipedia


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Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise from Albufeira

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Your Caves and Dolphin Watching Cruise begins at the new marina of Albufeira where you will board the boat "Insonia". Cruise along the Algarve coastline between to the Beach of Carvoeiro passing spectacular rock formations on the way. Also visit the Benagil sea cave.

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Benagil Caves - SUP Tour

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There are many existing caves in the Algarve coast, but Benagil have the most famous caves in the Algarve, and probably in Portugal. The famous "Algar de Benagil" is a hole created at the top of the rock, is probably the most photographed spot and shared images through out the world. The only way to access the Benagil caves is by water, there is no walking access so, do it on a Stand Up Paddle board is one of the best options to visit them, because with the board, you can go inside of the caves, walk and access the beaches that are within their own caves, which otherwise is not possible! Join us in this 2 hours adventure, starting at the Benagil Beach and we make sure it will be a unique experience that will remember forever!

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Small group tour - The Beautiful Cascais

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The tour will go through the highlights of Cascais, walk tour in Cascais old town, small villages of Cascais, Peninha Sanctuary, Cabo da Roca, Coastal road through Guincho, Cresmina and Cabo Raso. We will start by driving along the small villages in the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, heading to Peninha Sanctuary, an unforgettable place, with a legend back to the XVI century. We will continue to the westernmost point of the European Continent, Cabo da Roca, with its 140 m height cliffs over the deep blue Atlantic Ocean. Taking coastal road to Cascais, we will go through the amazing Guincho Beach, the Cresmina Dunes and Boca do Inferno. Stops will be done for small walks and for photos. Reaching Cascais, the well known royal summer resort since end of the19th Century, we will do a walk tour through the old town and major sights. The tour include some walk, a total of around 3km. We will provide historical and local information. Pick-up and drop-off in Cascais Train Station

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Kayak Tour to Ribeira do Cavalo Beach Beaches and Caves

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Experience of a lifetime. We started the kayak tour at Praia da Califórnia, crossing the beautiful bay of Sesimbra passing through the Fort of Santiago, overlooking the Castle of Sesimbra, towards the Forte do Cavalo lighthouse. Along the way you will find crystal clear waters and a lot of marine life surrounded by a breathtaking landscape! Huge cliffs, caves and nooks up to Praia Ribeira do Cavalo, Gruta do Tamboril and other bays with sea access only. We stopped at Ribeira do Cavalo Beach to relax, take pictures and enjoy the surroundings. This route is more than just a walk, it is an experience and contact with nature! Enjoy these unique idyllic landscapes! Guaranteed to return with memories for life and a rejuvenated soul!

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