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:

  • Shared trip
    2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $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.
  • 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
    6 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $163
    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
    6 Hour – Algarve Jigging (5 Max)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $305
    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. This trip is limited to 5 anglers max.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $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.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing 4PM
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    $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.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    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
    6 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $651
    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
    6 Hour – Algarve Jigging (5 Max)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $763
    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. To keep everyone comfortable, this trip is limited to 5 anglers max.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour – Big Game Fishing (5 Max)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,221
    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 target Marlin, Tuna, and Dorado (Mahi Mahi) offshore. This trip doesn´t include lunch - big game fishing makes you work up an appetite, please bring your own food and drinks! To keep everyone comfortable, this trip is limited to 5 anglers max.
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About the Charter Operator

Alvor Fishing Donzela
Alvor, Faro District, Portugal
ID & License verified
49 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

Boat specs

Rodman 900 (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2019. 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

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
First Mate

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
On bottom fishing trips
Crew Keeps Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
To take a photo of Blue Marlins.
Catch and Release Mandatory
Sharks and Marlins.

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.5 / 5
out of 5 stars from 49 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.4 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (51)
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Two hour trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
85%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
86%
Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
93%
Catch intended fish
77%
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Ray D.
United Kingdom
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Fun day

VERIFIED   8 Hour – Big Game Fishing (5 Max) on July 27, 2022
We had great day with a very happy and helpful crew Would recommend to anyone looking for fun and adventure, it’s...
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Charlie B.
Dublin, Ireland
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Fishing with Miguel

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM) on August 24, 2022
An absolutely amazing fishing trip The best we’ve ever done The crew were very professional and friendly
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Denis L.
Calixa-Lavallee, Quebec
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Activité de pêche en famille

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) on July 26, 2022
Activité de pêche en famille en formule Privé (4h). Équipage relax, sympathique et accommodant. Plusieurs poissons pêcher....
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Moritz L.
Lagos, Portugal
Excellent
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Perfect trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour – Algarve Jigging (5 Max) on September 24, 2022
Captain and crew was really helpful. We had a nice trip with a little catch of a octopus - That’s nature and fishing! We...
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Chris B.
Castro Daire, Portugal
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2hr trip

VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing on August 18, 2022
Really friendly crew, caught a few with some to bring home for supper. Weather was beautiful and great to see the coastline...
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FAQs about Alvor Fishing Donzela

Alvor Fishing Donzela offers the following trips to customers:
  • €30 per person - 2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing (2 hours)
  • €50 per person - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • €50 per person - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • €80 per person - 6 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing (6 hours)
  • €150 per person - 6 Hour – Algarve Jigging (5 Max) (6 hours)
  • €240 per group - 2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing (2 hours)
  • €240 per group - 2 Hour Trip – Family Fishing 4PM (2 hours)
  • €400 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • €400 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • €640 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing (6 hours)
  • €750 per group - 6 Hour – Algarve Jigging (5 Max) (6 hours)
  • €1,200 per group - 8 Hour – Big Game Fishing (5 Max) (8 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
  • Radar

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)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)