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Algarve: Stand-Up Paddleboard Adventure from Sagres

Product ID: 38499
Learn to stand-up paddleboard off the southwest coast of the Algarve and explore secret grottoes, hidden beaches, and huge cliffs. Watch the abundant marine life off the cliffs of Sagres on a 3-hour tour that reaches places boats can't get to.
About this activity
Duration: 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Between Sagres and Lagos at specific pick up points for 3 or more people. If the pickup is just for 1 or 2 people there is an additional charge of €15.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn to stand-up paddleboard off the coast of Sagres in the southwest Algarve
  • Get tips on safety techniques and learn the basics of paddling
  • Explore hidden caves and grottoes
  • Jump off cliff tops for an adrenaline thrill
  • Swim among fish and Atlantic sea birds
Full description
Explore the hidden coastline of southwest Algarve from the unique perspective of a stand-up paddleboard, and discover places you would never see on a boat tour. Pick-up and drop-off are provided (please ask for meeting points) between Lagos and Sagres and you will be transferred through the Natural Park to a paradise beach.
If you've never tried stand-up paddleboarding before, then you are in for a treat! Guides will show you the basics and all safety techniques. All paddleboard equipment is provided, including wetsuits and buoyancy aids. All you need to bring is a towel and swimming costume. A lot easier than surfing, you'll soon be standing on boards that are big and stable.

Then, it’s time to hit the coast, starting at a slow pace, stopping to enjoy magnificent grottoes and rock formations. Visit hidden beaches, and venture inside dark caves. Look out for birds above you, and fish below. You will even get the opportunity to try some cliff jumping for an adrenaline kick, or splash around and swim for those who prefer to take things gently.

Paddle back to the beach, or catch the shuttle, depending on weather conditions and each individual group’s desire.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off are provided (please ask for meeting points)
  • Transfers
  • Insurance
  • Stand-up paddleboard equipment, including board, paddle, wetsuit, and buoyancy aid
  • Pictures of your tour
  • ASI Certified SUP Instructors

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

EM1257, N 6, 8650-310 Raposeira.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Towel
  • Water
Know before you go
• Please bring water, sunscreen, a towel, bathing suit or board shorts, and a hat
• Please bring dry clothes so not to wet van seats on way back
• You are strongly advised not to take valuables to the beach
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 9 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.8 / 5
  • Value for money
    5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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Une activité fantastique - des falaises et grottes époustouflantes.

The provider was easy to reach, very responsive even though we were booking at the last minute, trying to accommodate our needs. The equipment was fine, coaching ok, and guide friendly. The group of people was of course loads of fun. Being on the ocean on a SUP is a very cool experience, paddling around cliffs, rocks, into caves, swimming in little inlets and jumping off rocks, also cool. Waiting on the pictures now but overall unforgettable!

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August 20, 2019

Considering the conditions (waves/tide) Nelson suggested to change the location as well as the daytime (break of dawn instead of middle of the day). We‘ve been a small group of 4 which I personally prefer over the normal size of 10+. He also took pictures of us and the different sceneries which he sent a week after the tour. Nelson is polite and knowledgeable as he grew up in that area.

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November 17, 2019

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Excellent intro to stand up paddleboarding.

Excellent morning. Nelson really knows his stuff and safety was always paramount. Nelson and his assistant were very attentive and packed so much into a short time. i really enjoyed it!

August 29, 2014

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Coastline Algarve

Product ID: 38499