Portugal: The affluent yachting escape you’ve been dreaming of

Sapphire seas, white sands, and Insta-perfect hotspots, Portugal is the underrated Mediterranean paradise that has it all. Skip the crowd and experience the best of Portugal on a private sailing yacht. Whether you want to island hop sumptuous shores while making new friends, savor some of the best seafood on the coast, or host the most exclusive bash with your crew, plunge into your getaway in style with a flotillas-style sailing yacht escape.

  • Where
    Atlantic Ocean
  • When
    July — August
  • Pace
    Adventure, Relax, Party
  • Food
    Cataplana, Fresh Fish, Seafood
  • Location Highlights
    Cliffs, Caves, Sandy Beaches
  • Currency
  • AVG Prices
    Glass of Beer: 3€
  • Day Temperature
  • Night Temperature
  • Daily Sunshine
    12 Hours


  • Departing Marina
    Portimão Marina
  • Fly to
    Faro / Lisbon
  • Accomodation
    7 days
  • Moorings
    4 days in Marinas and 4 days on Anchor
  • Group Size
    24 – 80

Experienced By The Best

  • Absolutely amazing experience

    Absolutely amazing experience and can highly recommend!! Communication was outstanding and the staff was lovely and so helpful.
    Vania Silva
  • Best summer plan ever!

    The perfect chance to collect memories with your friends while sailing the beautiful Algarve coast.
    Carlota Cruz
  • Amazing!

    Ocean week was a great experience. I met a ton of wonderful people who were guests and also the organizers made us feel like family!
    Rachel Spriet
  • I super recommend it!

    The best sunsets, great parties, and a lot of new friends and stories to remember.
    Alan Popovsky
  • Pure Magic!

    The Ocean Week experience was pure magic. I would do it a thousand times
    John Pitta

Day by Day
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Start your escape in the bay of Portimão by relishing the local food and atmosphere before hopping aboard our yacht, meeting new faces, and getting ready to celebrate your first night.

  • Checkin
  • Boarding
  • Welcome Dinner and Party


Drop anchor into Lagos and explore all that the historical town has to offer – walk or rent scooters, that’s up to you. Lagos is also filled with scenic beaches and slinky bars, aka plenty to do to make your trip memorable.

  • Historical town of Lagos
  • Secluded beaches and caves
  • Scooter rentals
  • Stand-up paddle board and snorkeling
  • Dinner and Party


The Portuguese answer to Ibiza. Filled with trendy bars and dazzling beaches, Vilamoura is a socialite’s paradise. You and your new posse can start your day slow quad biking on the town’s hills or pop the champagne for mimosas and lazy sunbathing.

  • Visit Vilamoura
  • Secluded beaches and caves (Benagil Caves)
  • Inland quad bike
  • Cocktail and relax


Private culinary experience? Yes please. Culatra is a private island with boat-only access off the coast of Portugal. Spend the day snorkeling the sparkling water and sunbathing on pristine beaches because well, why not?

  • Sailing to Culatra Island
  • Floating Party
  • Sunset Party
  • Water Sports
  • Beach Games
  • Full moon Themed Party


Sumptuous small fishing village where you’ll have the chance to taste the best lobsters on the Mediterranean coast. Once satiated, chill in the water or explore the rest of the island before prepping for another extravagant night.

  • Farol Island
  • Culinary experience
  • Sun-soaked beach
  • Beach bars
  • Themed Dinner and Party


Couldn’t get enough of Vilamoura? Well, you’ll have one more chance to plunge into everything this fabulous hotspot has to offer.

  • Vilamoura
  • Secluded beaches and caves
  • Inland quad bike
  • Sunset Party at QLUB beach club


Looking to experience a once-in-a-lifetime sailing regatta? Today is the day. Regatta to scenic Ferragudo before spending your last day soaking the Portuguese sun.

  • Sailing to Ferragudo
  • Racing Regatta
  • Chillout at the bay
  • Explore Ferragudo
  • Chillout at the beach
  • Goodbye Dinner

Experience Highlights

    Quad Rides

    An amazing Experience! Explore the most amazing wild places like a boss in our hot wheels!

    Dancing Regattas

    Inspired in the movie Water Wold, this regatta remember us about the Global warming and the polar ice cap melt. Express your self with your best post appocalyptic custom.

    Xclusive Parties

    Meet the most exclusive parties you will ever be! Featuring international Dj's that you can easily ask for you favorite song!

    Family Dinners

    Long Dinner tables on family style with local food and drinks will refill your bag of energies and start your night with the best tastes.

    Hundreds of Caves

    No matter the size, no matter the light, no matter what is in side, what matter is that you should found as much as you can! Algarve coastline is plenty of strange rock formations, no one similar to the other.

    Sunset Beach Parties

    Our favorite place, where the sunsets are magical, the beach is desert and the water is crystal. Under the bay, house of a few yachts, the sound goes down and it is an authentic show of light colors. Add good music and soft drinks to that and you will have the perfect celebration.

    Epic Sunset Parties

    Welcome to Vilamoura, where there are Epic sunset parties at the legendary NoSoloAgua. Enjoy the flavors of the cocktails while dancing until the sun goes down.

    The Secret Spots

    There are many hidden spots for that epic shot! Why not find your own?

    Full Moon Party

    Party on a sandy wild beach with nobody around? Party until the sunrise, with the hits that saved the 90's? OMG this must be unreal

    Raft Party

    Dance, Jump, Smile, Make Friends, these are our floating parties!

A Luxury Escape, A Breeze To Organize

  • Choose your
    Discover your dream getaway.
  • Choose your
    Set sail on the adventure of a lifetime - pick your perfect week.
  • Choose your
    Sail with a group or join a shared yacht
  • Choose How You
    Want to Pay
    Flexible payment options to make your sailing dreams a reality.


  • Security Deposit

    Upon arrival, The Ocean Week will require a deposit to cover additional cleaning, loss, or damage caused to the boat or the equipment (SUP, Board, Snorkling …). This will be refunded (less any sums deducted for damages) at the end of your trip. Payment can usually be made by credit, debit card or cash. We strongly advise for the whole crew, or if not the whole crew at least the Crew Leader, to be present at check out in order to contest any deductions. If you or the Crew Leader is not present, the skipper will be forced to sign off on deductions not attributable to him, which could risk the partial/whole loss of your deposit. You are responsible for the whole yacht and not just your proportion or cabin.

  • Skipper and Hostesses

    Skipper is mandatory on your reservation, for your extra comfort and safety. The price is shown in the check-out bookings area.
    Hostess extra does not include food. You should do a briefing with your hostess before boarding and agree on the menus and products that they need to cook for you. If you don’t hire a Hostess the shopping must be made by your crew, if you hire a Hostess he/she can take care of that for you.
    For Skipper or Hostess, the price does not include food costs, so you should provide at least 3 meals a day to your new friends.

  • Payments

    You can pay the entire booking amount in one Lump Sum. By using Credit Card, PayPal or BitPay.


    Payments can be made in installments — Available soon

    1. the first payment of 10% of the total cost must be paid within 24 hours of booking;
    2. the second payment of 40% of the total cost must be paid no later than 35 days after the booking date;
    3. the third payment of 50% of the total cost must be paid no later than 60 days before the week start; In any case 60 days before the event all the payment must be done and confirmed.
    4. If the booking is made in the period of 60 days before the event beggings (check your booking to see the exact date), a payment of 100% of the cost must be paid upon booking.


  • Passport and Visas

    It is your responsibility to have valid travel documents. You must ensure that you have a valid passport and any necessary visas to enter any country you are visiting, including transit stops, prior to your departure. We do not accept any responsibility if you cannot travel because you have not complied with these requirements.

  • Flights / Transfer

    As we cannot provide compensation or reimbursement for lost flights, guests are advised to book flights to and from the relevant destination well outside check in and check out times in order to accommodate for any unforeseeable or unpreventable circumstances.
    We can help you find the best way to arrive to the Marina. We can arrange a transfer for you. Just let us know.

  • Cancellations

    If you choose to cancel your booking, we must be informed by your Crew Leader, by email to Welcome@theoceanweek.com. Any payment received from you triggers our obligations with suppliers, so any cancellation by you will incur a cancellation charge plus a 5% administration fee. The minimum charge will depend on the time of cancellation:

    1. From booking date to 91 days before event date (check your booking to see the exact date) – 50%
    2. From 90 to 60 days before event date (check your booking to see the exact date) – 80%
    3. Within 60 days of event date (check your booking to see the exact date) – 100%