Private Sunset Sailing Trip

Sunset 3 hours
From €440


April / May 5.30PM
June / July / August 6:30PM
September / October 5.30PM


Max 2 - € 440 | Max 4 - € 440 | Max 6 - € 570 | Max 8 - € 620 | Max 10 - € 670

Sailing Sunset Trip

This private sailing sunset trip from Portimão takes approximately 3 hours. Our modern sailing yachts can take up to 10 guests and are always chartered for private groups only.

Enjoy the sunset on our sailing boat with only yourselves and a personal captain and host to attend to your needs.

While your skipper navigates the Algarvian coastline, your host will serve you bottled water, sparkling wine and dessert to welcome the evening.

You are invited to bring your own drinks and snacks and can make full use of our kitchen and icebox, or request our half catering option Half catering includes; a charcuterie board with local cheese, Portuguese cured meats accompanied by fresh bread, white and rose wines as well as local beer.

Sunset is the most magical time of the day. Especially in the Algarve, where the skies can turn into authentic pieces of art while the sun sets at the horizon.

Given the different times the sun sets around the year, we have three different departure times.

In the early spring we depart at 5:30. The sun sets earlier and lower in the sky so you see the entire ocean reflect the light of the sun as it disappears in the horizon.

In the summer, set sail at 6pm to enjoy the longer evenings and go home later after watching the sun hide behind the cliffs of Ponta João D’Arens, or Ponta Da Piedade. As you sail towards home on your private yacht, the sun will seemingly rise and fall again as we make our way back to Portimão Marina and out of the shadow of the cliffs.

In fall, we embark at 5:30 to watch the sun set further south and meandres more slowly down the sky as it sets over the Atlantic.  Watching the sunset while floating on the ocean on a private sailboat is one of the most romantic and awe inspiring experiences you can have.

During your 3 hours out at sea, your captain will hoist the sails in front of Praia da Rocha and head westward to let the evening land breeze propel you onward. Your skipper will find the best spot to drop anchor near Ponta João D’Arens or Praia do Alemão. You can take a dive off the boat and have a short swim, or sit back and relax with our complimentary chilled wine and traditional Portuguese pastries fresh out of the oven.

Lagos and Benagil are some of the most popular destinations on our day trips, but on this sunset trip that would be too far. If you’d like some more time to explore the coastline, check out our full-day private boat trips. Or maybe you prefer a sailing catamaran or motorboat instead of a sailing yacht? We’ve got these options too! Have a look at all our day trips in the Algarve.


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The trip


Departing from Marina de Portimão, we first will see the beautiful castle of Ferragudo. As soon as the winds are right, we hoist our sails in front of Praia da Rocha towards Ponta João D’Arens, here we anchor by the beautiful cliffs just in front of Praia do Alemão, A bottle of sparkling wine is included in the cost of the trip.

Guests are encoraged to take part in sailing the boat or just sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery.

On our way back we tour the cliffs of Ponta João D’Arens, a beautiful cape worthy of a few great photo opportunities. We are now sailing back to Portimão with the wind behind us as the sun sinks slowly into the horizon, making this last stretch a very enjoyable one with soothing music in the background or just enjoying the natural silence that only a sail yacht can provide.


Prices Per Group Size

MAX 4 MAX 6 MAX 8 MAX 10
€ 440
€ 570
€ 620
€ 670

Prices incl. VAT

What to bring

Swimming apparel
Sun glasses
Sun protection cream
Wind breaker jacket/ thick jacket.
Sandals or white soled
No high heeled shoes.


Can we bring our own drinks and food?

Are there any stops along the way?
We stop at Ponta Joaõ D’Arens before sunset in a beautiful, cliff-side anchorage.

Our trips/ Itinerary are always dependant on weather and sea conditions. Although it is very rare, trips may have to be changed to a different date or canceled due to rough weather. This decision is made by Portiate. We will always take into account our clients best interest. If an agreement cannot be reached for a different date, a full refund of the booking fee will be returned to the customer.

How do we book

Booking Fee: A booking fee referring to 50% of your trips total will be sent to you via a Paypal invoic, or though our book now button.

Final Payment: The remaining balance of your total can be paid onboard in cash, credit or debit card on the day of your trip

Meeting point

Check-in for this sailing charter in the Algarve is usually done at the Portiate Charters office at Marina de Portimão. However, we can also meet you at other Marinas in the area, like Vilamoura or Lagos, at your convenience.


If you have a medical condition that may require immediate urgent care, this motorboat trip is not recommended.

Our boats are not adapted for wheelchairs.

If you have young children, please inform us before so we can prepare a child’s life jacket.

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