The Algarve is known for its warm climate and its beaches. The region is considered one of the best summer destinations in Europe for water sports, located in the extreme south of Portugal, 280 km from the capital Lisbon about 2 to 3 hours from the major European capitals.
Our centre is situated in Meia Praia next to the hotels a quiet area with several restaurants around just a 10 to 15 minute walk from the center of Lagos.
The conditions are different for each level depending on what you want to learn. Kitesurfing in Lagos is different from Windsurfing; the same for wingfoiling, surfing and stand up paddle, they are all practiced in different spots.
The area is perfect for foil courses (Hidrofoil) due to the depth of the place. We have available kitesurfing lessons, windsurfing lessons, stand up paddle lessons and surfing lessons.
We also offer wingfoil classes, the new sport that is already quite popular. Learn it in just a few steps even if you are a beginner in water sports.
The thermal winds of the northwest blow from April until the end of October which makes the windward algarvio one of the best destinations in Europe for windsurfing, wingfoil and kitesurfing in Lagos.
Meia Praia, Lagos is a magnificent spot with offshore wind where you can sail along the beach in an extension of about 5 km in a flat plane of smooth water with several wind areas. This spot offers excellent conditions for the practice of all modalities whether beginner windsurfer or experienced wingfoiler or kitesurfer will always find a place that suits your need.
The Ria de Alvor is a shallow and flat lagoon ideal for starting kitesurfing in Lagos in a calm and safe way, we almost always schedule our classes during the middle and low tide.
For surfers and stand up paddlers we have the Vincentian coast situated on the west coast has magnificent beaches always with waves for all levels here you can learn the sport in a short time or if you are already an experienced surfer you will certainly find a spot with waves to your liking.
KITESURF CENTER LAGOON
Our Kite center is located in Lagoon of Alvor on Vale da Lama, natural reserve with excellent conditions for kitesurfing, located next to Ostras Select we offer lessons and rental service, equipment storage, surveillance and rescue and round boat trip ride to island located in the middle of the lagoon at low tide you have water from the knee or waist perfect for beginners or riders who want grow on sport, at high tide you don’t need to worry our experienced skippers take care of your safety and bring you back to the center at the end of the session.
It has never been so easy to kitesurf in the lagoon.
If you have any further questions, please contact us at any time.
Plain – about 2 hours from any european capital
Airport – 60 minutes
Transfer – 70 Euro one way from airport to our center
SEASON AND OPENING HOURS
We look forward to welcoming you to our kitesurf, windsurf, wingfoil, surf and sup school, open all year (7 days a week) from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Best season from April to October.
Our accommodation recommendation
Vila Galé Lagos
The Vila Galé Lagos hotel is located right over the sands of Meia Praia beach, in Algarve, with a sweeping view of the sea.
Dedicated to fashion, this hotel in Lagos could not be more stylish. Its decor had the participation of renowned Portuguese designers such as Ana Salazar, José António Tenente, Miguel Vieira and Katty Xiomara, who offered original design pieces and pictures of their runway shows to “dress up” the Vila Galé Lagos hotel.
Offering free wi-fi in all areas, this hotel in Lagos offers spacious and comfortable rooms of several types, from family rooms to rooms with a view and suites. Furthermore, it’s its 1,200 m² enormous pool that makes it popular as well.
Vila Galé Lagos also has a Satsanga spa with an indoor panoramic pool, three restaurants featuring a typical regional cuisine, an equipped convention center with a 550 people capacity, children’s club, tennis courts, multi-sports field and a putting green.
The proximity to the beach is ideal for practicing nautical sports and diving.
Golf lovers have at their disposal the renowned Palmares golf course, designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.
Nearby, make sure you visit the historic center of Lagos, with its typical narrow streets, bars and restaurants, the marina and the beaches Praia da Dona Ana or Praia do Camilo.
From April to October, an “all-inclusive” basis is available as well.
Did you know that many sailors dreamed of crossing the Atlantic to America from the beaches of the Algarve? Iberostar allows you to gaze at the very same sunset that fascinated those adventurers in a 5-star family hotel located on the endless Meia Praia beach, just 4 minutes from the historic city of Lagos.
Iberostar Selection Lagos Algarve is an impressive ocean lookout with luxury services. Enjoy its 4 swimming pools – one heated – or relax in its complete spa, with its futuristic and intimate environment. The All inclusive service introduces you to the renowned Portuguese gastronomy based on excellent ingredients taken straight from the sea. Two things you simply can’t miss: seeing how salted cod is prepared in our Show cooking Buffet and travelling to Lagos on the train that leaves from the hotel’s entrance.
OUR TEAM ABOUT ALGARVE
There is no equal place in all of europe where the weather the wind the waves we have everything so close to everyone come enjoy our natural conditions in this wonderful place.
If you are looking for a spot to have fun and practice kite, windsurf, wingfoil, Stand-up-paddle or surf with perfect conditions come visit us.