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
    $1,357
    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
    $1,131
    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
    $633
    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
    $407
    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
    $407
    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
    $226
    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
    $339
    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
    $158
    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
    $102
    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
    $102
    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
    $57
    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
21 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) Atlantic Mackerel
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Marlin (White) White Marlin
Seabass (European) European Seabass

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

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

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, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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

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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
79%
Friendly captain
90%
Recommend this charter
86%
Appropriate for children
79%
Satisfied with the boat
90%
Catch intended fish
84%
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Andre A.
Lagos, Faro
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A great introductory fishing boat trip

VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing on September 17, 2021
I’d definitely recommend this trip to everyone who wants to go fishing with his / her family. The duration of this short...
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Cordula W.
Viseu, Viseu
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Half day bottom fishing touri

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM) on November 6, 2021
Very friendly staff, respektive Miguel, helped and explained us all because we were fishing the First Time in life.
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Andy L.
Braunstone Town, England
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Half day morning trip.

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM) on October 22, 2021
4 of us had a great morning with pleasant and helpful crew. We will definitely go again.
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Ida M. W.
Los Angeles, CA
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4 hour bottom fishing

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM) on August 12, 2021
Professional crew and captain. We will book next year again.
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James M.
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Fishing with Miguel

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) on September 16, 2021
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FAQs about Alvor Fishing Donzela

Alvor Fishing Donzela offers the following trips to customers:
  • €25 per person - 2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing (2 hours)
  • €45 per person - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • €45 per person - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • €70 per person - 6 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing (6 hours)
  • €150 per person - 6 Hour Trip – Algarve Jigging (6 hours)
  • €200 per group - 2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing (2 hours)
  • €360 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • €360 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • €560 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing (6 hours)
  • €1,000 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Big Game Fishing (8 hours)
  • €1,200 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Algarve Jigging (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Alvor Fishing Donzela, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Alvor Fishing Donzela include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • First Mate

Alvor Fishing Donzela offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Alvor Fishing Donzela offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Alvor Fishing Donzela include:
  • Dentex
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Gilt-head (Seabream)
  • John Dory
  • Mackerel (Atlantic)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (White)
  • Seabass (European)
  • Shark (Blue)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)