Algarve Balloons, Lagos

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Balloon Ride · Outdoor Activity
Sem entraves, sem destino e sem limitações de tempo, Algarve Balloons tem o prazer de partilhar esta liberdade consigo. Voando nos ventos dos Vales do Barrocal no Algarve ou nas brisas amenas dos montes alentejanos do Baixo Alentejo , os nossos balões coloridos flutuam sobre vistas deslumbrantes. Viajando à mesma velocidade do vento, desfrute duma sensação única e privilegiada no mundo de silêncio absoluto antes de regressar aos braços da Terra Mãe.

Seja um aniversário, ocasião especial ou uma experiência inesquecível … prometemos a todos os nossos passageiros umas horas divertidas.

Voando passageiros em Portugal desde 2001. *rimeiro como Voyager Balloons .... Barlavento Balloons .... ALGARVE BALLOONS. Licença de Operador Aereo BL234 (UK CAA/INAC),

With no ties, no destination and no time limitations Algarve Balloons has the pleasure in sharing this freedom. By riding the winds of the barrocal valleys in the western Algarve or the warmer breezes of the rolling hills of the Baixo Alentejo , our colourful balloons will float over breathtaking views. Travelling at the same speed as the spirits of the wind you will enjoy a sensation of unique privilege and experience absolute silence before returning back into the loving arms of mother earth. Whether a birthday, anniversary, important occasion or even a “must do” … we promise all our passengers a wonderful time! We also have gift voucher for that ultimate experience.

Flying passengers in Portugal since 2001. First as Voyager Balloons .... Barlavento Balloons .... ALGARVE BALLOONS. Air Operators Certificate BL234 (UK CAA / INAC)
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  • I contact Algarve Balloons trip after seeing them each morning while working in the Algarve! It was our 25th wedding anniversary and I wanted to surprise my husband with something a little bit...  more »
  • Amazing 4 hours setting up the balloon, taking off, flying and then putting it all back into a bag! No need to worry about flying as it's so totally smooth, windless and amazingly quiet! The views...  more »
  • Helena is fantastic! we did a private flight and highly recommend no better way to see the Algarve Countryside  more »
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  • Excellent. Great people. Everyone is always welcome. Great runway and Malcolm is a great instructor. Thanks again.
  • One of the most fabulous experiences of my life!
  • Riding a balloon once in a lifetime, Was one of my wife Sabine's life dreams. On this subject, it got mulky again and again. We always plan stays in Lagos at regular intervals, but have never noticed that these dreams of life will be fulfilled in this place. I only now discovered Algarve Balloons on the internet and didn't know if I should tell Sabine. I was not comfortable with that thought. Eventually I jumped over my shadow and we inquired about a ride in the balloon. Then on September 19, the time had come. The meeting point was at 6.30am of the Aerodromo de Lagos. It was still pitch dark and when I saw the little "basket" of the balloon, the heart slipped down my pants and I told Sabine she had to fulfill her lifelong dream on her own. Then came Helena, the pilot, and greeted us. When I told her about my anxiety, she spoke calmly to me. She made me understand she would land immediately if I wasn't to feel comfortable. That helped me. After a short drive into the hinterland, we were able to help fill the balloon with air by keeping the lower opening open. When he was filled and had set up the basket, the big moment came. "Get in ..." We climbed into the basket and got a stool to sit on. Then it went up very slowly. Helena asked me again and again how I was doing. I haven't been scared at all since getting in. It went higher and higher ... The view was terrific. We hovered higher and higher in the rising sun and a never heard silence surrounded us. We heard some dogs barking from below and could admire the Serra de Monchique from above. When Helena said that we were now 3,000 meters high, you could look up to Aljezur. It was just indescribable. Our journey went for just over an hour. Helena showed us some destinations from above, some of which we should visit. On the sinking flight we flew over a villa district. People below stopped their cars, took pictures of us and waved at us. Eventually we landed in the middle of the "Pampa" and the dream was over. Not quite....... To our surprise, there was a champagne breakfast in the "Pampa" with various sausages and cheeses, ham and fresh fruit. Verdict: Anything that was a dream was REALLY!!!! A big thank you to the crew who had all the work with the balloon. And "muito, muito Obrrigado" HELENA!!! Thank you for being so reassuring and taking away my fear. Without you, we would never have experienced something so much "beautiful" together. Many greetings from Sabine & Frank
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  • Helena is really great! She puts people at ease, reassures them by explaining that the goal to fly in a balloon is to have fun and not to be afraid. Here at 6 a.m. we arrive on site and already she has the smile. She is caring for us. A group of 6 people for whom it is the baptism of the air as well. She is an experienced and serious driver. A beautiful experience with champagne and spades picnic and graduation of the first flight. Thank you.
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