Alvor Fishing Donzela

Alvor Fishing Donzela offers first-rate fishing trips from the historic town of Alvor, near Portimão in the Algarve region of Portugal. With a variety of fishing trips available ranging from short family fishing trips to full-length big game excursions, they have packages for anglers of all shapes and sizes.

“Donzela” is a very comfortable 32’ Rodman 900 boat that is powered by twin Volvo engines. The boat features a full range of navigational electronics and safety gear, and it also has a kitchen and a small bedroom for your relaxation on the way to the fishing grounds. Donzela has plenty of room to relax both inside and out, and it is also fully furnished with a fighting chair for the very best in big game fishing.

Explore the rich local fishery to the fullest and target some of the most prized species in the world. Whether you want your Portuguese fishing experience to involve trolling the deep seas for Marlin, Tuna, and Dorado (Mahi Mahi) or fishing the reefs and wrecks for Snapper, Dentex, and Bream, Alvor Fishing Donzela has you covered.

They will supply you with everything you need for a great day on the water.
This includes top-notch fishing gear as well as water, beer, and iced tea, all included in the price. Fishing licenses can be obtained for you by the crew at the cost of 5 euros. You will need to have a form of ID with you.

Now all that’s up to you is to find a trip to your liking, book a day that works for you and get ready for your next adventure on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Algarve Jigging
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,461
    price breakdown
    $1,461
    This trip will allow the whole group to experience some great action as you jig for the delicious Red Snapper. At the conclusion of your trip, you'll be able to take your trip home and enjoy a tasty dinner to finish the day right. You can expect to cover the waters between 6 and 14 miles offshore and try out special artificial lures provided by the captain.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,217
    price breakdown
    $1,217
    If you're an angler that will stop at nothing to land the catch of your dreams this is the trip for you. On this ultimate fishing adventure, you'll be targeting Marlin, Tuna, and Dorado (Mahi Mahi) offshore. This trip includes lunch - big game fishing makes you work up an appetite!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $682
    price breakdown
    $682
    This is the trip you're looking for if you're after an adrenaline-fueled experience! Get close and personal with these mighty predators and test your skills to the fullest. Please keep in mind that the charter advocates for the catch and release of Shark and asks that all are returned to their natural habitat after you have taken a photo. Since this experience will surely make you hungry, the captain will provide all anglers with snacks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $439
    price breakdown
    $439
    Experience the excitement of local deep sea fishing and compete with your friends for the biggest catch of the day! Choose from a variety of targets including Seabass, Stone Bass, Garfish, Bream, Squid, Cuttle Fish, and Mackerel. Regardless of the outcome of the competition, there will still be a tasty dinner for everyone to look forward to.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $439
    price breakdown
    $439
    If you're an angler new to the sport of someone simply looking to get familiar with the local fishery this is the trip for you. This half day excursion will allow you to catch a variety of fish, including Stone Bass, Garfish, Seabass, Bream, Cuttle Fish, and Mackerel. The catch is always yours to keep so after you're done fishing there's still a tasty dinner you can look forward to!
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $244
    price breakdown
    $244
    Perfect for families and groups with kids, this short trip will allow you the chance to get a nice taste of local fishing without keeping the young ones on the waves for too long. You'll visit rich fishing spots on the nearby reefs where species such as Seabass, Stone Bass, Garfish, Bream, Squid, Cuttle Fish and Mackerel will all be possible targets.
  • Shared trip
    6 Hour Trip – Algarve Jigging
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $366
    price breakdown
    $366
    Jig for the delicious Red Snapper on this exciting trip! Take your catch home for dinner at the end of the day. The trip will take place between 6 and 14 miles offshore, and involves jigging with special artificial lures. Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and Shark are all possible targets on this trip.
  • Shared trip
    6 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $171
    price breakdown
    $171
    Get the ultimate adrenaline rush and come close and personal with Jaws! Alvor Fishing Donzela advocates catch and release of sharks and asks that all Sharks are returned to their natural habitat after you have taken a photo. This trip includes a snack - Shark fishing makes you hungry!
  • Shared trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $110
    price breakdown
    $110
    Have the captain take you to the rich local bottom fishing spot and target some brutes of the depths. This trip will give you the opportunity to target a variety of species such as Seabass, Stone Bass, Cuttle Fish, Mackarel, Garfish, Bream, and Squid. After your trip, finish your day right with a fresh dinner you caught yourself!
  • Shared trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $110
    price breakdown
    $110
    See who in your group will hook the biggest fish! You could catch a variety of species, including Seabass, Stone Bass, Garfish, Bream, Squid, Cuttle Fish, and Mackerel. Round off your day with a delicious dinner from your catch – it is yours to keep!
  • Shared trip
    2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $61
    price breakdown
    $61
    This short fishing trip is specially designed for families with children. Fish the nearby reefs for species such as Sea Bass, Stone Bass, Garfish, Bream, Squid, Cuttle Fish, and Mackerel. In the end, take your catch home and enjoy a tasty dinner. The perfect introduction to fishing and a great addition to your Portuguese vacation.
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About the Charter Operator

Alvor Fishing Donzela
Alvor, Faro District, Portugal
15 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since September 2016
Captain Miguel Alexandre comes from a fisherman's family, so you could say that fishing is in his blood. With a lifetime of experience on the water, this experienced fisherman loves sharing his passion for the sea with his guests. Children are especially welcome aboard his boat.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dentex Dentex
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Gilt-head (Seabream) Gilt-head (Seabream)
John Dory John Dory

Mackerel (Atlantic) Mackerel (Atlantic)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White) Marlin (White)
Seabass (European) Seabass (European)

Shark (Blue) Shark (Blue)
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)
Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)

Boat Specs

Rodman 900 (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 285HP Volvo engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 27 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
8 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.07
out of 5 stars from 15 reviews
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Morning fishing trip with captain Miguel Alexandre
All day trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
71%
Friendly captain
87%
Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
87%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Marta I.
Faro, Faro
 5.00
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All day trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing on July 14, 2020
Thank you Miguel and a crew!! It was great time spending on your boat. We cached a lot of fish!! Kids was so excited:) thank...
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Roger D.
Quarteira, 08
 5.00
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Morning fishing trip with captain Miguel Alexandre

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) on August 3, 2020
After an easy reservation with followup by mail, we were off to a wonderful fishing trip just a mile in front of Meia Praia....
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Alan C.
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Alvor Fishing Donzela is a must

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM) on August 7, 2018
Everything was perfect, and the memories will last a life time.  The girls learned things and did things that they never...
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Craig P.
Kilmany, VIC
 5.00
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Morning fish in Alvor

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) on October 18, 2019
we had a great time fishing the waters off Alvor - really professional and hospital crew - very knowledgeable - highly recommend!
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Rob D.
Lisbon, Lisbon
 5.00
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Good half days entertainment

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) on July 28, 2017
Miguel our skipper was very helpful if not stern at the beginning which certainly kept the 3 kids inline. Good precise instructions...
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