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Various dates available

Guadiana smugglers route

From £865 per person

Deposit 50% balance due 12wks before departure
Sail your way down 700km of stunning river as we explore the Guadiana on this fantastic sailing adventure.
Clear
Pay a 50% deposit per item
Suited to
Solo, Couples, Groups
Difficulty
Easy - no previous experience required
Nights onboard
4
Vessel type
41 ft Modern Classic
Vessel length
41ft
Skipper
Yes
Berth Style
Double Cabins (max 4 crew)
Insurance Required
Yes

Explore the stunning Guadiana River as you discover incredible history,  local food and learn old stories about the village, fisheries

4 Nights: Various dates November 2020 & March 2021

950 / £865 per person

Sail the east coast of the Algarve towards Vila Real de Santo Antonio (30 miles) and came to enter into the Guadiana river with high water.

The 745km river empties into the Gulf of Cadiz between Ayamonte and Vila Real de Santo António, the two highly touristic regions of the Algarve and the sea-side of Andalusia. This adventure is the perfect combination of sailing and historic and cultural discovery. As you glide down the river enjoying the gorgeous views you'll have the opportunity to learn about the traditional trade of fabrics, ceramics, wines and much more.

You'll get to see the early day fishing ports such as Vila Real de Santo António, and learn how the are has developed over time, whilst enjoying the fantastic local food as we go.

Day 1

  • Check-in/safety briefing
  • Sail inside Ria Formosa

Day 2

  • Passage to Vila Real de Santo António
  • Sail upon the Guadiana river

Day 3

  • Explore the river and gastronomy

Day 4

  • Sail back to Faro
  • Life jackets.
  • All on-board food and snacks.
  • Your travel to and from the start and endpoints.
  • Travel insurance
  • Any alcohol – but feel free to bring your own or buy some along the route
  • Any meals you eat ashore
  • Open to novice sailors

Fly to Faro Airport, Portugal

Fly from Faro Airport, Portugal

Day 1

  • Check-in/safety briefing
  • Sail inside Ria Formosa

Day 2

  • Passage to Vila Real de Santo António
  • Sail upon the Guadiana river

Day 3

  • Explore the river and gastronomy

Day 4

  • Sail back to Faro

Sailing boots

Trainers/ deck shoes (no black soled shoes please – they mark the deck)

Waterproof sailing kit

Hat

Sailing gloves

Clothes for on-board and on shore

A small backpack for trips on-shore (30-40 litres)

A water bottle

Sun glasses (polarized)

Sun cream – SPF50+

Small quick dry towel

Swimming kit

USB cord to charge your phone

Cash

Sleeping bag

Head torch

Sailing knife

Passport

Printed out Insurance details

Any medication you require

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