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Santa Bernarda

Rua Judice Fialho 4, Portimao 8500-702, Portugal
+351 282 422 791
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Husband had a lovely time :-)

Beautiful boat, fantastic staff, on time and very professional. The captain's knowledge of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Helena R
via mobile
Such a fun thing to do.

We saw this trip advertised and were intrigued so we booked the morning trip to the caves. I wish I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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“sea sickness” (11 reviews)
“pirate ship” (20 reviews)
“small boat” (9 reviews)
Rua Judice Fialho 4, Portimao 8500-702, Portugal
+351 282 422 791

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful boat, fantastic staff, on time and very professional. The captain's knowledge of languages was really impressive. At 5 months pregnant this may not have been one of my better choices. Got sick pretty quickly still decided to try and do the cave tour... Not...More

Thank Helena R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this trip advertised and were intrigued so we booked the morning trip to the caves. I wish I had booked the whole day. The staff were great and the story of the ship was amazing. Very authentic and such fun. To top it...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The team is very friendly and stylish. You can walk on boat, discover and feel that you are a king of the sea during almost 3 hours wonderful caves, sightseeing with little boats (annex). It's very safe and for people that can be ill on...More

Thank Stephane L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all thoroughly enjoyed the trip on the Santa Bernarda. We were a group of 4 adults and toddler under 2. I have mobility problems so wondered if I would manage but the crew were very helpful and I had no difficulty getting on and...More

Thank Parkview2013
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The santa bernarda is a pirate ship that takes you into the caves using smaller motorised boats with experienced skippers handling the boats expertly. Boarding the ship is done strictly by who is first on the list, first to go on board. While one set...More

Thank Gera M
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We did the Saturday Pirate trip 9.45am - 6pm. Really fun day! Staff were friendly and funny. The scenery is gorgeous. Sad that we didn't get out at the main cave beach, but we had a lovely beach cove all to ourselves. The BBQ lunch...More

Thank ToriaSScott
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I can't heap enough praise on this experience of a lifetime. Everything was perfect from the moment we boarded until getting off this truly authentic ship. The crew were top notch (complete with one remarkably real salty ol' deck hand). I can't recommend Santa Bernarda...More

Thank Bernadette K
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Although this boat tour looks like it would be a lot of fun and covers has a lot of features, I am going to be truthful and honest that it was not worth the money. We were traveling with four adults and one child. I...More

Thank Trevor_stone
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The cruise was organized perfectly, the staff was nice, the safety instructions and explanations were in five or more languages. Of course the landscape was breathtaking- the ocean and caves. When the boat reached the point of caves people were taken there by small boats...More

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We spend a lovely afternoon on this nice ship. Although the sea was a bit rough we managed to visit the wonderful caves using the smaller boats that traveled with us. And the swim in the ocean was both refreshing and very nice. All in...More

Thank Bart T
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9 April 2017|
Response from Santa Bernarda ... P | Property representative |
Hello, sorry for the delayed answer. Yes, of course we still operate. We are located in Portimao: SANTA BERNARDA CRUZEIROS, LDA. Rua Judice Fialho, 2-4 P-8500-702 Portimão Tel./Fax.: +351 282 422 791... More
Google Translation
19 March 2017|
Response from Tom D |
go to the harbour of Portimao, only one pirate ship is out there!
25 April 2016|
Response from Tom D |
pay extra