Marinas in the Algarve

The local Portiate crew would like to introduce you to some of the main Marinas in the Algarve.

Marina de Lagos

Marina de Lagos is a modern marina located in the Bay of Lagos (Latitude: 08º 40• N – Longitude: 37º 06• W), next to the Historic Center of the city of Lagos (West Algarve).

It was inaugurated in 1994 and receives leisure boats that visit this region of Portugal or that are passing through, by sea, to other stops. It has 460 moorings for vessels and respective support facilities (toilets/showers, laundry, etc.); It has shopping and dining areas, a hotel (Marina Club), residential areas, green and leisure areas, offering activities such as deep sea fishing and boat trips for visitors who want to discover the Algarve from the sea.

The initial buildings (administration/reception; housing; commerce) were designed by Gonçalo Byrne. Outdoor spaces designed by João Nunes and Carlos Ribas.

Website of the Marina de Lagos

Marina de Portimão

This is where Portiate Charters office is located. From here we rent motor boats and sailing yachts and brief our clients. 

Surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches of Europe, the Marina de Portimão, has assumed the leading position in Portugal as a preferential super-yacht destination up to 50 meters.

Marina de Portimão is framed by the historical forts of Santa Catarina and São João, and affords excellent back-up facilities. The water in the marina is deep, so the vessels can come and go at any time of the tide. Located within a luxury condominium that includes its Exclusive Beach, Restaurants, Shops, Bars and fabulous Oceanic Swimming-pool all facing the sea. 

Marina de Portimão has been the stage for a number of important international events. Continuing the tradition of nautical sports and an initiative with great social impact, we continue to support the Solidarity sailing Project, that also includes disabled sailing, an area that has had been gaining participants.

With 620 moorings available for rental for short and long stays, the Marina de Portimão can receive boats up to 50m long, drawing a maximum of 4 meters. This Marina provides a variety of sea related tourist activities.

Website of Marina de Portimão

Marina de Albufeira

The Marina de Albufeira is part of a high-quality tourist complex which includes in its development hotels, restaurants, bars, a nautical club, shops, swimming-pools, apartments, villas and a recreational and leisure centre. 

The most sophisticated support services are available to all sailors and their boats, in addition to a permanent, friendly and highly professional service.Marina de Albufeira enjoys an ideal geographical location, in the Algarve, right at the end of the motorway from Lisbon and 40 kilometres from Faro airport, providing all the necessary conditions to keep even the most demanding seafarers happy.

The environmental impact of the marina was one of our top priorities right from the beginning. On this matter, in 2020 the marina, was once again awarded with the European Blue Flag and has been distinguish with the 5 Gold Anchors Award of The Yacht Harbour Association and British Marine Federation.

Website of Marina de Albufeira

Marina de Vilamoura

With its 825 berths, the Marina at Vilamoura is the largest in the country.

The harbour is divided into two separate areas for boats with different draughts and is navigable by boats with draughts of up to 4 metres and up to 50 metres in length.

There are all kinds of shops around the marina (including a chemist’s and banks), as well as restaurants, hotels and a yacht club, all of which help to make the visitor’s stay even more pleasant.

Situated in the heart of the Algarve coast, the Vilamoura Marina is surrounded by magnificent beaches and prestigious tourist developments, with several golf courses close at hand.

Website of Marina de Vilamoura

When booking one of our day trips in Portimão, you can expect many more tips about some of the Marinas you should visit in the Algarve.

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