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My wife, 19 year old son and I had a fabulous 5 days / 4 nights chartering a motor yacht on the Dourou river. The scenery was stunning, the boat was small but clean, comfortable and well equipped.
Sleeping on board was much more comfortable than any of us had expected and we slept well. Our time on the yacht actually turned out to be the highlight of our two weeks in Portugal. I thoroughly recommend the experience.
If you are interested in birds, as we are, then you will especially love this trip. Every day we saw Black Kites – they fish in the river here - Bee-easters and, best of all, Golden Orioles which seemed to be everywhere. During the trip we also saw hoopoe, Egyptian and Griffon Vultures, Short-toed and Booted Eagles and more.
Whilst breakfasting at Ferradosa one day we even saw an otter a few feet away trotting across the quay. Wonderful! Our skipper was with us each day but not at night. She (Michelle) was delightful company and she gave us lots of useful information as well as managing the boat and our itinerary, including finding us excellent places to eat well and cheaply each lunchtime and evening. We therefore had no stress and could concentrate on enjoying the views, swimming in the clean, safe and warm river and the occasional onshore excursion.
Reviewed 2 Aug 2017 on Tripadvisor 5/5*