Comporta is a place that increasingly arouses the curiosity of tourists, especially Europeans.
It is an authentic retreat where peace and harmony are predominant and living a few days of vacation surrounded by exuberant nature is something that makes many repeat this experience.
Besides beaches, activities, fairs and the diverse gastronomy that can be found in the region, we leave you with our opinion top things to do in comporta.
Boat ride on the Sado river
The sea activities in Comporta are one of the most sought after activities. Having the opportunity to go boating with your family and friends is priceless. The river Sado, one of the biggest in the country rises 230m high, in Serra da Vigia and runs for 180 kilometers until it flows into the Atlantic Ocean near Setúbal.
The landscapes are breathtaking. It is also in this river that we can find the only three sedentary communities of dolphins in all Europe, which makes this tour even more special.
From Troia there is the possibility to tour the Sado River and consequently stop at the Atlantic Ocean if the goal is to take a swim and also go to Sesimbra. Another place with beaches of crystal clear water (but colder) but that will make your day unforgettable.
Exploring and relaxing on the beaches with style
Those who know comporta region, know how important it is to have a car to explore everything it has to offer. Nothing better than a car that crosses dunes and makes your days more adventurous. It is quite common to see this type of vehicle in comporta and it is very sought after by those who love an adrenaline rush on four wheels.
There are now other means such as buggies or quads. The fun is certain! The countless beaches of the coast are for all tastes. Get to know some beaches in Comporta, the most beautiful places for your vacation days.
Horse riding on the beach
Internationally known figures have made this activity one of the most requested with their publicity on social networks.
It is indeed an activity that can be done at any time of the year. If you like horseback riding, imagine doing it on a beach or in the middle of rice paddies or in any other idyllic scenery that Comporta and the region offer. For that reason this is one of the 10 top things to do in Comporta.
Cycling in the rice fields
This might be the simplest activity on the list because of its ease and believe me: it is unique.
Just as it is possible to do on horseback, the bicycle is an excellent option.
It is possible to do this tour all year round and depending on the time we may come across flamingos. Yes, flamingos!
The rice paddies are scattered all over the region and some of them are bush cutters to reach the top of magnificent views to the beach.
The waves are not very big and only a few beaches have surf schools – which becomes a great reason to try it for the first time or for those who like to practice this activity modernly. For kids and for adults. The schools also rent equipment for those who want to be more autonomous. Take advantage and spend a day of your vacation at the beach practicing one of the most famous sports in the world with the crystalline waters the region presents.
Sunset in Comporta
This activity is mandatory. Not least because you don’t need to organize or schedule anything. You simply need to enjoy nature’s daily gift. In the summer the orange sky is a real painting.
Besides the beaches, be sure to visit the palafitico pier of carrasqueira for one of the most beautiful sunsets.
Have a good vacation!