Algarve Hike & Walks Uncategorized Salt Tour

Salt Tour

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Salt Tour to let you know the salt production in Algarve and float in the salty water as you would do in the ‘Dead Sea’

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  • Do you know what was the important role of Portuguese salt in World War II?
  • Would you like to know how and from where the salt gets to your table?
  • And do you know what makes flamingos pink?
  • Are you interested in the process of harvesting salt?
  • Have you ever wanted to float on salty water like in the Dead Sea?
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    On this Salt Tour, which is a part of the Ria Formosa Natural Reserve, you can learn all of these about salt which is very important in our life.
    And after a guided tour of the salt pan, if you wish, you can enjoy a unique bath in the salty water as you would float in the Dead Sea, for 3 hours (optional!).


    Benefits of bathing in salty water:
  • Muscle relaxation and stress reduction
  • Activation of blood circulation
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    About this activity
  • Tour duration: +/- 2,5 hours (in case of bathing: +/- 4,5 hours)
  • Language: English
  • The ‘Dead Sea’ bathing is available only from 2nd May to 31st October!
  • Private tour for up to 4 people (each from at least 10 years old)
  • The transfer is totally private, but it is possible to be mixed with other groups in the salt pan!
  • Your guide has the right to cancel the tour in case of bad weather conditions!
  • Drop-off at the pick-up location
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    Price: € 45 /person

    A minimum of 2 guests is required!
  • If you want to have a bath in the ‘Dead Sea’, you must pay an extra € 20 /person!
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  • Transfer from Faro, Olhão or Tavira, by a 5-seat, air-conditioned car
  • All the insurance required by Turismo de Portugal
  • Certified, licensed tour guide
  • Entrance ticket to the salt tour
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    Not included
  • Transfer from a different location as mentioned above
  • Transfer for more than 4 people
  • Salt bathing
  • Personal expenses
  • Your any purchases
  • Tips
  • Other complementary services not mentioned above
  • Baby seats and child boosters
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    Recommendations for bathing:
  • For bathing, neck cushions, changing rooms, toilets and exterior showers are provided. Towels and any other beach necessities (hat, flip flops) you should bring with you.
  • Not recommended for children under 5 years of age.
  • Do not do any hair removal (such as shaving, epilation or depilation) the day before or the day you want to come.
  • For those who want to apply mud on their bodies, avoid bringing white or other light color swimsuits.
  • Do not use any body cream or protection lotion.
  • If you have wounds, you may feel a burning sensation when in contact with salty water.
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    Not suitable for
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Under 10 years old
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