Activities in the Ria Formosa National Park

Day & 1/2 day activities 



All our tours are available in English, Portuguese and French.


All inclusive day trip



Do you want to spend an entire day as a VIP discovering the Ria Formosa National Park ? Join our guides Arnaud & Alexandra and you'll know everything about this wonderful landscape and its wildlife. Park your car here in Pirate Deluxe, and start your journey into the Ria.


Choose 2 activities, one for the morning, one for the afternoon, and enjoy a delicious home made lunch with local products on the terrace, with the view on the laguna and on the horses. 


- Kayak tour in the Ria Formosa

- Hiking & birdwatching with a pack horse

- Horse trekking in the Ria Formosa (for experienced riders only)

- Outdoor aerial yoga workshop (for beginners or advanced yogis)



Pricing : 160 Euros/pers. (2 to 4 people) - 140 Euros/pers. (4 to 8 people).

2 activities and lunch in Pirate Deluxe included.


NB : The entire group needs to have the same choice of activities.


This is a VIP experience so you won't be mixed with any other group.

All inclusive day trip in the Ria Formosa from 10h to 17h. Other schedule on demand.

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1/2 day activities

Discover Aerial Yoga Workshop


A 1h30 experience to practice aerial yoga for the first time.

You'll be gently and safely introduce to the use of this new and fun tool.

You'll learn how to use the hammock to do traditionnal yoga poses, until you'll manage to do head down poses.

This masterclass will end with breathing exercises and a guided meditation laying into your flying cocoon.


Pricing : 30 Euros/pers. Mini 2 people / Max 8 people.

Private group on demand.

Horseriding in the Ria Formosa


Let's go for a 2h horseriding tour in the national park !

Starting from Pirate Deluxe, we will walk along the laguna, and maybe on the beach if you're lucky enough to come at low tide. 

You will discover quietly this precious landscape and its nhabitants : flamingos, storcks and many other wading birds.

We can guarantee we'll have you and only you and your group in this guided tour. This trip is for experienced riders only as we may trot and canter.


Pricing : 65 Euros/pers.

Kayaking in the Ria Formosa


A great experience to discover the national park from the sea side.

The laguna is a very safe environment to paddle as there is no waves and no big current.

We will navigate for 2 to 2 1/2 hours within the Ria Formosa in front of Tavira island, discovering the wildlife, birdwatching, and stopping on desert beaches to swim a bit in the turquoise water.


Pricing : 40 Euros/pers.

Flying Sound Bath


1h30 of pure relaxation !

You'll enjoy a 30mn aerial yin yoga practice to gently stretch before sound bathing into the hammock for 1 hour.

This magical experience is accessible to everyone.


Pricing : 40 Euros/pers.

Maximum 8 people

Private group on demand.


Where ?

A Luxury retreat in front of the sea

Luxury facilties

Pirate Deluxe is a brand new Quinta built on the ruins of a traditional portuguese farm.

You'll find here a pool, bathrooms, a parking, an outdoor dining room, a pool bar, an aerial yoga structure an a lot of terraces with a crazy view on the laguna.

In a wildlife sanctuary

Pirate Deluxe is located in the Ria Formosa, on 7 hectares of unspoiled landscape. We've created here a sanctuary for birds and rescued horses.

You'll enjoy the view on the Ria Formosa surrounded by horses, herons, storks...

A 5 senses experience

In Pirate Deluxe, all you can hear is the sounds of the waves and the breeze.

It's the perfect place to have a break, relax and reconnect to nature.

In front of the sea

In front of the sea, but yet easily accessible by train (Livramento Station, 5mn walking distance) and by bus.

We also have a private parking if you decide to come by car.

Infos & Bookings


Any questions, we will be happy to answer you; We speak English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.

Phone: +351 925 477 997

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