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Campervan Adventures in Spain & Portugal: Benagil Cave tour & Marinha Beach





Today was a Benagil Caves boat tour day from Albufeira!

The buildings looked like the 80's





First up we drove along the coast looking at all the fun rocks and caves

All the fun color!




























The famous Benagil Cave from outside 

And in. The only way to get here is through the water (boat, kayak, etc)

This cave was a background photo on Windows 95!








Then we went out to the open water to look for dolphins & we found them!! We were super lucky as we were the only boat on the morning tour to do so!


After watching the dolphins for a while it was time to head back to shore




We had spied on the restaurants at the dock when we first got there since we had time until the boat left and one, Fat Cats on the Marina, had a vegan burger. Since we got back just before lunchtime we decided to head down there and have a drink and a burger for lunch. This was...okay. Not great. The burger didn't really have any flavor. 

Then it was off to explore one of the most popular beaches - Marinha Beach. Before coming on this trip I had read that Portugal does not like campers and today I really understood that. There were so many parking spots close to things that we could not park in (people with campers still did, but we did not want a few hundred Euro ticket for doing so) so we had to park a few km away and walk in. 



This beach was gorgeous! And really all of this rocky coastline was why I wanted to plan this trip in the first place! 






We had a swim since it was a hot day



Then back to the car to head to camp. It was such a nice day and so beautiful naturewise! 

12.55km/19 flights

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