Sailing in the Algarve is the best way to enjoy the beautiful coastline of the Algarve, escape life on shore, and become part of the impressive, deep blue Atlantic Ocean Portugal. When you sail in the Algarve, close to the coast you will have a perfect, undisturbed view of impressive rocks, caves, cliffs and beaches. When you sail South, further into the Atlantic Ocean, you have a good change to meet various types of dolphins and even whales.
The western part of the Algarve, offers excellent wind conditions for sailing in the Algarve. During the summer there's a steady pattern: light wind in the morning, a northwesterly wind of 4-5 knots, during the afternoon. The winds in the Eastern part of the Algarve are generally lighter, but can be effected by strong Easterly winds, originating from the Gibraltar straight.
An holiday in the Algarve is nice to combine with sailing in the Algarve. There are a few harbors from where you can hire a sailing boat with skipper. Whether you are an experienced sailor, or never have done one step on a sailing boat, the Algarve offers a variety of possibilities. Sailing in the Algarve is an different experience. It gives you a feeling of freedom, a perfect way to see the beautiful coastline of the Algarve from the Atlantic Ocean Portugal. You can choose to have an active sailing in the Algarve experience, or just relax on the sailing boat with a drink, enjoy the sun, and let the skipper do the hard work. You can choose between a short experience of 2 hours up to a whole day sailing in the Algarve. Sun set trips, or even 2 or 3 days trips. The Algarve also offers sailing courses, to teach you sailing in the Algarve. The choice is yours!
Marina's (harbors) where you can arrange sailing in the Algarve Portugal:
West Algarve: Lagos Marina
Central Algarve: Portimao, Vilamoura and Albufeira Marina's.
Algarve Housing offering a wide range of accommodations from West to East. The luxury villas Algarve, are all located not more then 30 minutes drive from the coast, where you can find the harbors Algarve, to arrange your sailing in the Algarve Portugal. Please ask your contact person for more details about sailing in the Algarve.