Vilamoura Yacht Charters

Private Boat Trips from Vilamoura Marina

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Why is Vilamoura the best place to start your Yacht Charter?

Vilamoura Marina is the largest marina in Portugal, and given its location right at the centre of the Algarve coastline, it´s simply the best place to start your trip!
Over 800 yachts are docked in Vilamoura, and the Marina is surrounded by many shops, bars, restaurants, and hotels. It has a lively atmosphere and is a great place to visit on its own.

Why is Vilamoura best for yacht charters and boat trips?

From Vilamoura heading west, we have the rugged coastline, cliffs, caves, and secluded beaches that feature on screensavers globally.
Alternatively, if we head east, we will find flat, calm long stretches of beach as well as the Ria Formosa Natural Park's islands and sandbanks.
A great day can be spent visiting Vilamoura Marina, enjoying breakfast, and then jumping onboard a yacht charter from Vilamoura to spend the day along the coast. 

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We specialise in boat hire from Vilamoura, and while we offer rentals of motor yachts in all categories in Vilamoura, we can also help you with hiring a boat in other areas of the Algarve or wider Portugal. Renting a boat with a crew is always the best option because you benefit from a professional and experienced crew who know the coastline and can guide you to the best spots. You simply hire the yacht, sit back, relax, and enjoy the most amazing day of your holiday! 

Boat hire options from Vilamoura are mostly motor yachts, but we can also help with sailing yacht hire from Vilamoura. Motor yacht hire is more popular due to the ability to do more in a shorter period of time, as well as the fact that sailing boats have deeper keels and cannot get as close to the coastline as motor yachts. Due to this, visiting Benagil Cave on a sailing yacht involves anchoring offshore and using a smaller RIB to enter the cave, which is more time-consuming. 

In all cases, feel free to talk to us for our local recommendations.

Discover the Algarve beaches and caves by boat on a private yacht charter!

Benagil Cave

The Most Famous Cave on the Algarve

Benagil Cave is one of the most iconic attractions on the Algarve coastline and can only be entered from the ocean. Benagil Cave is on most yacht charter itineraries of 5 hours or more.

Nossa Senhora da Rocha

The Famous Cliff-Top Church

Nossa Senhora da Rocha is an area on the Algarve coast with a stunning beach alongside beautiful cliffs on which is perched a small pretty church. It is one of the most photographed places in the Algarve.

Praia da Marinha

Stunning colours and soft sands

Praia da Marinha is the scene for many of the picture postcard images you associate with the Algarve, so many of those pictures in the travel agencies come from this stretch of coastline and you can visit on 5 hour cruises or more.

Praia da Falesia

Red cliffs meet golden sands and azure ocean

Praia da Falesia is a beach beginning in Vilamoura and stretching through some dramatic and colourful beach and cliff landscapes. The red rocks and golden sands offer some wonderful contrasts.

Ria Formosa

Natural Park

The Ria Formosa Natural Park is such a tranquil and beautiful area of islands, sandbanks, wildlife and beaches that it provides a great alternative the the caves and rock formations.


Portimão and Ferragudo

Ferragudo is a traditional fishing town located on the Arade Estuary on the opposite side of Portimão. The small town offers some great waterfront fish restaurants and is a stopping point on some eight-hour cruises.

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We cover some common points here, but please feel free to drop us an email if you have more questions, and we will be happy to help.

This is a matter of duration and preference.
We would say that 90% of private yacht charters from Vilamoura Marina head in a westerly direction. (essentially we depart Vilamoura and turn right!)
The reason is that to the west of Vilamoura we have the rock formations, cliffs, secret beaches, and sea caves that make the Algarve so attractive and photogenic.

Vilamoura is located in the very centre of the Algarve and is ideally based to explore to the east or the west.
If you are staying in any of the towns along the Algarve coast, you are never more than an hour away from Vilamoura.
We do offer an upgrade option whereby we can organise a transfer service for you. This is always based on the number of people and the location you are staying at, so please do contact us for more information and we will happily take care of the details.

Typically, prices on this website include fuel, taxes, crew, and the boat for the duration arranged. Onboard, we have a selection of house drinks included, such as beers, wines, soft drinks, and a welcome bottle of bubbles. We also provide fresh fruits, light tapas such as cold meats, cheeses etc. (on 3 hour cruises or above)
It's essential to think about the sun and sun-protection. We highly recommend lots of sun cream and apply regularly throughout the day. Its also advisable to bring sun hats and long sleeve loose shirts to cover up if needed.

Please always bring towels with you on the day.

The Yachts are a "no-shoe" zone and we ask you to remove your shoes when boarding. This is for safety and also to prevent damages.

We don't permit the following items onboard:

Red Wine, Port Wine or "red" drinks.

Greasy food, fried chicken, potato fries, or crisps

Flares, fireworks, and cigars (cigarettes are permitted only in certain areas which the crew will advise)

Illegal articles or substances

Animals and pets

Yes, we are fine with that, but please see the section above, "What is not allowed onboard?"
Red drinks and greasy food are not permitted. 

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