Nestled along the mouth of the Tagus river with excellent sailing routes through to the Tagus Estuary and the Atlantic coast, Lisbon is an ideal place to charter a boat with a skipper for a week or even just a few hours. Watch the glistening lights of the Portuguese capital from the comfort of your boat deck at night, or head out to the Atlantic sea by day, hugging the coast for spectacular views of the sixteenth-century Belém Tower. Whichever route you choose departing Lisbon's picturesque marina, prepare for a holiday to remember.
Whether you choose to charter a boat for a few hours or a week, the Portuguese has much to offer. For short term boat charters, sailing down the Tagus river is a must, offering excellent unobstructed views of Lisbon that are best experienced at sunset. You'll find a treasure trove of monuments like the Monument to the Discoveries and the Jeronimos Monastery whose architecture comes to life from the river. For longer trips, Arrábida Natural Park's soaring cliffs, caves and secluded beaches along the Setúbal Peninsula is a perfect destination.
Settled beneath picture-postcard hillsides and an enthralling marina, Lisbon is the perfect anchorage on your next boat charter. Consisting of a number of ancient, winding alleyways with dazzling cathedrals and churches, Lisbon is a vibrant cultural centre. This includes everything from museums and galleries through drinking spots and culinary treasures. Sticking to fresh seafood, expect bountiful octopus, monkfish, shrimp and sardines. No visit to Lisbon is complete without a visit to the city's best scenic viewpoints, found in the seven hills which spread across the city, with gorgeous views over the river and harbour below.