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Algarve SUN BOAT Trips

Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
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Amazing Eco Friendly Solar Boat Trip on the Arade River Mouth
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US$45.09*
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Go Up and Down the Arade River and visit Silves on an Eco Friendly Solar Boat
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Imagine yourself in a boat so silent that you can only hear the laughter of the passing water and the waves on the shore. A boat that does not travel on a cloud of exhaust gases. A boat that harvests its own fuel from the Sun, while traveling and swaying at its mooring. A boat that honors the traditions, watches over the future and has no pollution impact on nature... WELCOME ABOARD WITH Algarve SUN BOAT Trips! ABOUT US: We're a passionate team that will be delighted to take you aboard on a comfortable and unforgettable solar boat trip through the Arade River! The company owners are a couple of entrepreneurs, both skippers and with a vast experience in tourism. From our experience and passion for boating, we came up with the idea of creating Algarve SUN BOAT Trips, an environment friendly maritime tourist company, with a fleet of solar boats for tours in the Algarve. With our solar boats, produced also by an algarvian company, the clients have a very pleasant and relaxing experience, has the boats are quiet, sail at a constant speed and don’t cause any damage to the local flora and fauna. We contribute to a more ecological form of tourism, reducing pollution in water beds and producing zero carbon emissions. At the moment we have only one boat that tours the Arade River, but we will soon increase our fleet and diversity of tours. OUR SOLAR BOAT: NOISELESS | SUSTAINABLE | ECOLOGIC THE SUN IS THE ONLY SOURCE OF ENERGY. Our boat is 100% environmentally friendly. It doesn’t consume fossil fuels and doesn’t produce greenhouse gases (GHG). The solar electric motor doesn’t spill oils and exhaust fumes. IT HAS ZERO IMPACT ON NATURE. Its 7m hull with a 40cm draft was specially designed to respect sensitive ecosystems and the riverside fauna. IT'S NOISELESS AND QUIET. You will only hear the murmur of the propellers. It allows you to enjoy nature while having a conversation on board. The waves are heard more than the boat sailing. IT IS VERY SAFE AND COMFORTABLE. The whole boat is certified with the CE mark and designed from the perspective of greater safety, comfort and ease of use. IT WAS MANUFACTURED IN PORTUGAL… …By a shipyard in Algarve, who would say? This way, we also help local economy and promote an innovative Portuguese product. Online Booking at our website or phone. Contact us!
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Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying in Silves, so took the bus (only 3 euros) down to Portimao (we were charged a little less for the one way trip back to Silves). They picked us up in a car Portimao and took us to the marina. The trip...More

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Ana B, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Algarve SUN BOAT Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Harry, Thanks for sharing your experience with us on TripAdvisor! We’re very glad to know that you enjoyed your boat tour on the Arade River and was a pleasure to meet you and have you onboard. You’re always welcome again! Our best regards and...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This trip is nice break from ordinary holiday routines! Ana and Pedro host a friendly, professional and relaxing trip up the Arade river to Silves. They provide you with local anecdotes and historic details with enthuiasme and are enjoyful company as the solar boat brings...More

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Ana B, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Algarve SUN BOAT Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear Paul, Thanks for taking time to rate us and for your kind words. We’re very happy to know that you had a nice time and it was a pleasure to take your enchanting family and friends aboard! You’re always welcome again! Our best regards...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Thank you Anna and Pedro for a superb afternoon on the Rio Arade. The solar powered trip from Portimão to Silves and back was enthralling and completely relaxing. Abundant wildlife, great hospitality and the best frango assado in the Algarve. Tom, Gill, Kathleen & Reinhart

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Ana B, Gestor de Relações com o Cliente at Algarve SUN BOAT Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Hi Tom, Gill, Kathleen & Reinhart. Thanks sharing your experience. It was a pleasure to take you aboard and we’re very glad to know that you a had a good time. Our best regards and wishes, Ana and Pedro Algarve SUN BOAT Trips

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much Algarve Sun boat. My daughter and I had the most fun experience on our boat ride. From the onset we were impressed with the quick response from confirming our booking and providing further instructions on how to locate the boat at...More

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Ana B, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Algarve SUN BOAT Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi Genny, We're very glad that you had a good time and enjoyed your boat trip with us. Thanks for sharing your experience! We appreciate it very much. You're always welcome again! Our best regards and wishes, Ana and Pedro

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended! Fantastic views, very interesting and relaxing trip. Competent and friendly crew. To repeat!

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Ana B, Gerente de relações públicas at Algarve SUN BOAT Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thanks FilAfonso! It was a pleasure to take you on our solar boat. Our best regards and wishes, Algarve SUN BOAT Trips

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Hello, Thanks for your interest in our boat trips! We will be working on those dates and the tides are great to explore the Arade River and visit Silves. You’re very welcome to join us on an eco friendly solar boat trip. Our... More
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