GO BEYOND THE BEACH

One-of-a-kind hiking adventure tours to the Algarve's wild West Coast and historic End of the World.

Launching from Lagos, Portugal.

journeys of discovery for body, mind, soul & stomach

Somewhere out there... beyond the crowded beaches, past the last paved road, to the very edge of the map... you'll find hiding a wild & undiscovered Algarve. 

 

Journey there with me for an active, educational, unconventional outdoor adventure you won't soon forget, promise.

Catch ya on the West side!

-- T.J.

Launching from Lagos, Portugal

One-of-a-kind hiking adventure tours to the Algarve's wild West Coast and historic End of the World

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first of all, this is not a sightseeing tour.

Forget everything you think you know about guided tours: This is something surprisingly, refreshingly different.

 

I create small-group, off-the-map hiking adventure experiences blend movement, action, and discovery with space for wonder, reflection, education, and appreciation. Then, I sprinkle it all with laughter, stories, music, food, and wine... lots of food and wine :)

I hope to share with you not just a fun time, but a valuable time; not a social-media moment, but a memory for life.

 

So, join me for a rewarding, full-sensory outdoor experience that will leave you sweaty, satisfied, inspired... and your belly full. 

Did I mention the food and wine?

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made with love  and utterly unique

Since 2013, I've put my whole heart into crafting, refining, and sharing this tour experience, one small batch at a time.

My approach is unconventional: I choose wilderness & remoteness over guidebook tourist destinations; intentional, mindful travel over superficial sightseeing; discovery & learning opportunities over photo opportunities; rustic, physical experiences over easy, mass-market ones.

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a journey to a land far, far away

This is not the Algarve you expected...

 

This is her magical, mysterious, mesmerizing West Coast, one of Europe's best preserved and last remaining coastal wildernesses.
 
This is a place thought for millennia to be the actual End of the World, and a place that still today feels like it just might be.
This is the Algarve's wondrous, wild West Coast.
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extra-or that challenge & inspire

I get it: You don't want just another ordinary vacation. Sitting on the beach just isn't enough. This trip, you want something meaningful, something memorable, something more.

So, let's remember together that sense of accomplishment that comes after some good  hard work; that deep appreciation that comes by slowing down; that joy that comes by disconnecting and reconnecting with our senses, our companions, our surroundings, and ourselves.

but don't just take my word for it...

"A beautifully curated experience. From the locations and hike, to the food and wonderful company, every aspect has been so carefully considered... I’ve been traveling to Portugal for over ten years and this is hands down the best experience I have had there! I highly, highly recommend!"

Joanna T. | July 2019 | TripAdvisor

@izzyfbaby

Bucket list-worthy hike with @westcoastlagos to stunning Cape St Vincent. A truly unforgettable day.

@stephweiland

Today, I traveled to the end of the world. My heart is so full it's bursting. It has been the most incredible experience. 

@sunsetsandcoconuts

What a special experience. It was far from just a hike. It was a learning experience, both intellectually and spiritually. Trust me. Do it.

@matt.ryall

Was really surprised how a shared experience of nature can make a group of strangers feel as though they've known each other forever.

@sunnycbunny

An awe-inspiring day on the west coast of Portugal with the best tour guide

@westcoastlagos

@samgoldk

Today I chased a sunset to the end of the world. It was beyond amazing.

#grateful #westcoastlagos

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