Yacht Charter Portugal

Portugal, Spain’s neighbor on the Iberian Peninsula, is perfect for your next sailing holiday, with destinations such as lively Lisbon, sunny Algarve and the exotic Azores. Chartering a yacht in Portugal means exploring a still undiscovered, but surprisingly affordable sailing destination.


You can start your journey in Portugal’s coastal capital Lisbon, whose entrance to the harbor is guarded by the iconic Belem Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There you can also enjoy in the local egg tarts and the ubiquitous bacalhau (salted cod).

With SailingEurope you can charter any boat of your choosing, from sailing yachts and catamarans to sleek motorboats, at various marinas spread throughout the Portuguese coast, including the sunny southern region of Algarve and the distant Azores.
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If you are up for more adventurous sailing, you can take a plane to the distant Azores Archipelago composed of 9 volcanic islands in the middle of the Atlantic. Motorboats and sailing yachts are waiting for you in the marinas of Angra and Horta, located on same-name islands, known for their untouched scenery and friendly locals.

Why sailing in Portugal?

  • Portugal offers over 300 days of sunshine and endless miles of coastline. Portugal is the hottest place for surfing in Europe, with its quality beaches and massive waves coming from the mighty Atlantic, offering very consistent surf conditions.
  • Portugal’s national drink, the famous Port wine (porto), is a must-try, and can be found no matter where you decide to sail.
  • Portugal is the second best value destination for a European getaway (after Bulgaria), according to the Post Office Travel Money’s annual report.