Take advantage of your holiday in Portugal to go on a sea excursion to Comporta. Protected for their exceptional fauna and flora, the Sado estuary nature reserve and the Arrábida nature park are a must to discover. You will be amazed by the breathtaking scenery and unspoilt nature surrounding the beautiful city of Comporta. With the mountains as a backdrop, set off on an adventure like true explorers. The treasure of the region is of course the sedentary dolphin colony, but you can indulge in many other activities during a sea excursion in Comporta.
What are the activities during a sea excursion in Comporta?
Embark on a boat in Comporta for a trip on the ocean full of surprises. Whether it’s summer or autumn in Portugal, this activity will surprise you. Varied, the activities will delight young and old alike. At the foot of the mountains, you will discover magnificent coves of white sand hemmed by the waves, as well as many animals in their natural habitat. More than 250 species of birds come to nest between sandbanks and reeds. You can observe the choreography of the pink flamingos, which dive with their heads into the marshes in search of food.
The highlight of the show? The encounter with the dolphin Corazon Roazes, which has taken up residence at the mouth of the river. From your boat in Comporta, scan the ocean for the fins that pierce the surface. Once spotted, the catamaran stops to let you contemplate the ballet of some 30 individuals that reside in the estuary year round. Acrobatics are guaranteed!
How to organize a sea excursion in Comporta?
Several quality companies provide sea excursions in Comporta, in groups or private tours. Dolphin watching is offered by all operators and you will enjoy a trip of about 3 hours on board a catamaran.
Vertigem Azul is one of the pioneers of boat tours in Comporta. In addition to meeting dolphins, she offers wine tasting at sunset or a walk inside the estuary in search of rare birds and flamingos.
SadoArrabida is the specialist for special events on a boat in Comporta. Contact them to organize a birthday, wedding or bachelor or bachelorette party in an unusual environment. The delicious seafood meals on board are one of their strong points.
With Captain Arrábida, you can explore the deserted beaches and islands of the Arrábida coast. You’ll eat your meal with your feet in the sand, then put on masks and snorkels to dive underwater among the multicoloured corals and fish. For these reasons this activity is considered one of the 10 top things to do in comporta.
Where to stay for a sea excursion in Comporta?
To enjoy your stay and go on sea excursions in Comporta in the best conditions, choose a house rental. Our modern villas are built in the pure style of the «Comporta casas», using traditional materials such as bamboo, thatch and wicker. With an architecture reminiscent of the fishermen’s huts of the region, these houses are an invitation to relax for a successful holiday between luxury and tradition. The top-of-the-range services, such as terraces with sea view or rice fields and infinity pools guarantee you an unforgettable stay.