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Lagos Boat Tours: Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: At what time of the year does your company offer boat tours to Ponta da Piedade in Lagos, Portugal?

A1: Lagos Boat Tours makes boat trips to Ponta da Piedade throughout the year.

Q2: Is your company Lagos Boat Tours a local business?

A2: Yes, our company Lagos Boat Tours is a small, local, family owned boat tour business based in Lagos, Algarve, Portugal. Our company is certified and registered with the Portuguese Bureau of Tourism (Turismo de Portugal, I.P.), with the RNAAT Registration No. 449/2019.

Our boats comply with safety standards and have all the safety equipment required by Portuguese legislation. We are inspected annually and all of our boat tours includes full personal insurance.

Q3: What kind of boat trips does your company offer?

A3: Our company Lagos Boat Tours provides quality boat tours in Lagos and we are specialized in grotto tours, coastal tours and sunset boat tours to the famous Ponta da Piedade in Lagos, Algarve, Portugal.

We also offer private boat tours and boat rental service with skipper.

Q4: Will your boat tours show us the famous beaches of Lagos, Portugal?

A4: Yes, with our company Lagos Boat Tours you will see all the famous and iconic beaches and small coves of Lagos coastline such as Praia da Batata, Praia dos Estudantes, Praia do Pinhão, Praia da Dona Ana, Praia do Camilo, Praia do Barranco Martinho, Praia do Canavial and Praia do Porto de Mós.

Q5: What else do your company Lagos Boat Tours show us?

A5: We will also show you all the curious rock formations, beautiful caves and grottos of the amazing Ponta da Piedade. And depending of which tour you have booked, we will also have the opportunity to stop for a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters of Ponta da Piedade.

Q6: Why would I choose your company over so many other boat tour agencies in Lagos?

A6: Our main goal is always to have satisfied clients and with the feeling that the boat tour was worth it. To achieve this goal, we are in no hurry, so you have plenty of time to take pictures. We also provide our boat trips with local multilingual guides/skippers and all are certified professionals.

So, come along with Lagos Boat Tours. Have some quality time!

Q7: In what languages are your boat tours offered? What languages do your captains/local guides speak?

A7: All of our local captains/guides are certified, multilingual professionals. We provide our boat trips with live multilingual commentary on board in the following languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese.

Q8: Where is your Meeting Point?

A8: Our current Meeting Point is located at Marina de Lagos, Gate ABCD (in front of Pizza Hut & Lazy Jacks). Lagos Boat Tours recommends you to be there 15 minutes before the activity starts.

In a few months the Meeting Point will move to the Gate MT, which is yet to be completed.

Q9: Does your company offer a pick-up service?

A9: No, at the moment, our company Lagos Boat Tours does not offer a Pick-Up or Drop-Off service.

Q10: I am running late. What should I do?

A10: If you are running late, please head straight to your designated meeting point and contact Lagos Boat Tours team by Phone or Whatsapp at +351 936 658 736.

Q11: What should I wear or bring to your boat tours?

A11: For most of our activities we recommend the dress code to be smart casual. In addition, we recommend you bringing sunglasses, hat or cap. During the afternoon, sometimes the wind can be a bit cold, so bring a wind jacket or a jumper.

Don't forget to bring a camera or smartphone with a fully charged battery, as you're sure to take lots of pictures of the amazing Ponta da Piedade caves, beaches and rock formations!

Also, bring your ticket/voucher (printed or digital format).

Q12: Do you have toilettes on board?

A12: No, we do not have toilettes on board because at this moment all our activities are carried out with small boats specially built to enter caves and to pass through very narrow spaces and arches in the rock formations of Ponta da Piedade.

Q13: Can infants and pregnant women join your boat tours to Ponta da Piedade?

A13: Yes, our Grotto Boat Tours, Sunset Boat Tours and Coastal Boat Tours are suitable for all ages and for pregnant women as well.

Q14: Are your boat tours wheelchair accessible?

A14: At this moment, sadly, our activities aren’t wheelchair accessible.

Q15: Are pets allowed in your boat tours?

A15: Depends... If it's a private tour with a private group, then yes, pets are allowed!

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Lagos Boat Tours - Rui Pedro dos Reis - NIF: 199841500
RNAAT: 449/2019 - Turismo de Portugal, I.P.