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Rua Judice Fialho 4, Portimao 8500-702, Portugal
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+351 282 422 791
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A very nice an authentic pirate ship. We were only approx 20 passengers on board and 6 crew members...so it was plenty of space. It was clean and comfortable and the crew was very nice and kind. All the other people on the other boats...More

Thank paullamar69
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

€70 pp best trip ever! Staff really freindly and informative, funny as well 👍 beach BBQ was amazing, loads of food and alcohol included in the price. I would highly recommend this trip over any other that's available from portimào. The caves are amazing and...More

Thank paul w w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The German dreamer who switched careers to start this business runs a tight pirate ship! After a relaxed welcome in four languages, you get a narrated tour from the moment you leave the Portimao harbour. All the crew wear hokey pirate outfits. The sails are...More

1  Thank Ken K
Reviewed 16 August 2018

My family and I had an enjoyable trip onboard the Pirate Ship which included a lunch in a beach area and a trip around the caves (breathtaking). The only negative issue that we had was that once we were dropped off on the beach to...More

3  Thank Maria G
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

From being welcomed aboard to being dropped off it was a truly enjoyable trip. We had a full day i would recommend taking sunscreen water towels flip flops and swimming mask and snorkle to get the most from it! The trip on the pirate boat...More

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Greeted by rude and moody captain and unfortunately found staff to be generally disengaged and “just wanting to get their jobs over with”. Very hard to get a smile out of any of them with the exception of one pirate who made an effort to...More

7  Thank trine_m_u23
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

if you're staying in portimao i highly recommend to take this cruise. you get to go on a real pirate ship. it'a a 3 hour tour along the coastline of the algarve. it includes getting on smaller boats to visit the inside of the caves....More

Thank rita a
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time on the Santa bernarda. Our son was so excited getting on a real pirate ship and meeting all the "pirates". It was amazing to see all the caves up close. Would highly recommend this trip.

1  Thank KaylaTroy
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We had a pleasant day with Santa Bernarda crew today. We had the full day trip with BBQ. We highly recommend

2  Thank Alexandre G
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We went on this trip during high winds, and the captain told everyone that we wouldn't be visiting the caves, and that people were welcome to rebook when the wind had died down. We decided to stay, and had some money taken from our ticket...More

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patricia1118
10 April 2017|
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Response from Santa Bernarda ... P | Property representative |
Hello, sorry for the delayed answer. Yes, of course we still operate. We are located in Portimao: SANTA BERNARDA CRUZEIROS, LDA. Rua Judice Fialho, 2-4 P-8500-702 Portimão Tel./Fax.: +351 282 422 791... More
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patricia1118
20 March 2017|
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Response from Tom D |
go to the harbour of Portimao, only one pirate ship is out there!
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Anthony_S550
26 April 2016|
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pay extra
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