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Exploring Portugal's Stunning Coastline with a Sea Kayak

Updated: Jun 14, 2023

Kayakers paddling round the southwesternmost point of mainland Europe
Paddling round the most southwestern point of mainland Europe is on the bucket list of many experienced sea kayakers.

Portugal is a country blessed with a diverse coastline, perfect for sea kayaking enthusiasts. From the stunning cliffs and caves of the Algarve to the rugged coastline of the west, there is something for every type of kayaker.

One of the most popular areas for sea kayaking in Portugal is the Algarve. Here, the clear waters and sandy beaches provide the perfect setting for a day out on the water. There are also plenty of hidden coves and caves to explore, making it a great option for those seeking a bit of adventure.

Further north, the Costa Vicentina offers a wilder experience for sea kayakers. The coastline is more rugged here, with towering cliffs and crashing waves. It's not for the faint-hearted, but for those seeking a challenge and a chance to test their skills, it's the perfect destination.

Another popular spot for sea kayaking in Portugal is the area around Sagres. Here, you can paddle out to the famous Cape St. Vincent lighthouse, which marks the southwestern tip of Europe. The views from the water are truly breathtaking, and it's an experience you won't forget.

Whether you're a seasoned kayaker or a beginner, there are plenty of opportunities for sea kayaking in Portugal. With its stunning coastline and warm weather, it's the perfect destination for a day out on the water. So why not give it a try and discover the beauty of Portugal's coastline from a different perspective?

Sea Kayaking Sagres runs daily kayaking trips that are suitable for paddlers of all levels. See our offers.


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