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Sesimbra and Arrabida's Secret Beaches and Bays

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    Stop At: Ribeira do Cavalo Beach, Rua Baia de Sesimbra, Sesimbra 2970-620 Portugal

    This Sesimbra beach is selected by several publications as Portugal most beautiful beach. It lies 1 nautical mile away from Sesimbra and its turquoise water make it a holidaymaker delight in the summer months. Its name comes from a rocky outcrop to the west that resembles to a horse’s neck - Cavalo; and a watercourse - Ribeiro that flows along the hillside, making its way until reaching the beach.

    Available activites in this stop: Snorkeling and Stand up Paddle.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cabo Espichel, Oeste de Sesimbra, Sesimbra 2970-738 Portugal

    Sesimbra most western beach is located near Espichel Cape. Amid large rock formations that shelter it from the wind and the rippling waters Baleeira - Whalers beach was a centenary sheltering harbor for typical Sesimbra´s fishing activities like Tuna fishing. This protected bay makes Baleeira one of the main diving spots and snorkel choices. With crystal clear water is rich in marine life, such as octopuses, wrasses, and several kinds of algae that provide shelter for several juvenile fish species.

    Available activites in this stop: Snorkeling and Stand up Paddle.

    Duration: 1 hour
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    Departure Point
    Avenida dos Náufragos, Av. dos Náufragos, 2970, Portugal
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Local guide
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Stand Up Paddle
    • Alcoholic Beverages - Typical regional Moscat Wine (Moscatel)
    • Entry/Admission - Ribeira do Cavalo Beach
    • Entry/Admission - Cabo Espichel
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 3 paying adults
    • A minimum of 4 people per booking is required
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Private tour available
    • Hotel Pick-up and drop-off available under pricing request
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
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    Reviewed 16 May 2019

    Had a great boat trip of the island. Was taken to many secret beaches and beautiful swimming spots. Great day out while in Sesimbra! The guide was lovely and the location was easily accessible from town. Very reasonably priced and worth it.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Grainsford
    Trip813679, Manager at Bolhas Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2019

    Hello, Thanks for your lovely words. Hope to see you once you back to Sesimbra. Best regards, Andreia Freitas Bolhas Tours

    Reviewed 23 October 2018

    Bolhas Tours absolutely flipped my experience of coming to Portugal specially in Sesimbra, never planned for an advenute trip in Sesimbra this was just the last destination of my Portugal trip where I had just planned to stretch my legs and relax on the beautiful...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Schubert D
    Jpccg74, Gestor at Bolhas Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2019

    Thanks for your words Schubert! It was a pleasure for us. Hope to see you once you came back to Sesimbra Andreia Freitas Bolhas Tours

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