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SUP Aljezur River - Amoreira Beach
Ideal for everyone!
- Adult Ages 17+
- Child Ages 8 to 16
- Infant Ages 4 -7 • Go on the same board with an adult
Explore the most beautiful and quiet place on the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, the Aljezur River, and Amoreira Beach!
A serene and captivating activity that takes place in the pristine and tranquil Costa Vicentina Natural Park of the Algarve. This adventure allows participants to explore the natural beauty of the Aljezur River and Amoreira Beach, immersing themselves in the peaceful surroundings of this remarkable coastal region.
The tour begins at the picturesque Aljezur River, where participants receive a warm welcome from knowledgeable guides. After a brief introduction to stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) techniques and safety procedures, adventurers set off on their boards, gliding along the gentle flow of the river.
As participants paddle upstream, they are treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes, characterized by lush greenery, rolling hills, and an abundance of wildlife. The tranquil ambiance and untouched nature make for a truly immersive experience, allowing participants to connect with the natural world around them.
Upon reaching the mouth of the river, participants are rewarded with the sight of Amoreira Beach, a stunning stretch of golden sand nestled between towering cliffs. Here, they can take a break, relax on the beach, or even enjoy a refreshing swim in the Atlantic Ocean.
The SUP Aljezur River – Amoreira Beach activity offers a unique perspective of the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, combining the peacefulness of the river with the beauty of the beach. It is an ideal choice for nature lovers, providing an opportunity to appreciate the unspoiled landscapes and immerse oneself in the tranquility of this breathtaking coastal region.
Meeting Point & Time / Pick Ups / Drop Offs
Meeting point is in the parking lot near Taberna do Gabriel II, south entrance to Amoreira beach.
Starting time depends on tides.
Google Maps link: https://maps.app.goo.gl/Ev74yECF9iKDnnot7
Arriving by car at the meeting point. There’s free parking on the street and down at the beach, where we’ll go.
If you don’t have a car we can provide Pick up & Drop off in Lagos at the Central Bus Station for 15€ extra per booking/group. Pick up also possible in Luz, Espiche, Burgau, Budens, Salema, Figueira, Raposeira, Vila do Bispo, Sagres, Carrapateira and Aljezur. Please advise us with address and town name.
Staying in Alvor, Portimão, Carvoeiro, Armação de Pera, Albufeira, Quarteira, Vilamoura, Faro or any other town in central Algarve? You can take a morning Train or Bus to Lagos where we can pick you up. Feel free to ask us for travel tips, we’ve been helping our clients get to us successfully by public transport. You should also consider renting a car for a couple of days, really cheap deals can be found at www.kayak.com/cars
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What you'll be doing
- If you like the outdoors, being surrounded by Nature and watersports then come to try Stand-up Paddle Boarding in western Algarve.
- This tour is ideal for all ages and will take you, your family or friends down the Ribeira de Aljezur River until the Ocean beach of Praia da Amoreira.
- This River tour is quite peaceful and relaxing, yet it’s a fun, invigorating paddle, perfect to learn the sport of SUP.
- We will take you to one of the most beautiful, silent places on the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, the Aljezur river and Amoreira Beach.
- After getting all the equipment sorted, we do a Standup Paddleboarding lesson explaining how to paddle, stand up and balance and how to turn and manoeuvre the board.
- Then its time to begin our river trip starting on a narrow stream deep in the valley surrounded by trees and bushes, moving towards a wider area with fields where cattle come to feed.
- The surrounding is constantly changing as we paddle towards the Ocean: there are areas with wild berry bushes and then salt marshes with mud banks where loads of shellfish grow and birds come to feed and rest.
- The entire river is full of fish, that will jump out of the water as we paddleboard forward silently.
- The area then changes one more time when we approach the river beach surrounded by tall dunes 500m behind Amoreira beach.
- A paradise place with super inviting crystal clear water! As we near the beach on our SUP boards the sound of the breaking waves becomes loader and the smell of salt water intensifies letting you know that you are arriving at your destination!
- Minimum age is 8 years old
- Children can go on the same board with an adult
- Experience Standup Paddleboarding in sunny Algarve
- Perfect safe conditions – easy to learn
- Enjoy peaceful Nature at Costa Vicentina Natural Park
- Different surroundings: River, Estuary, Ocean Beach.
- Great for birdwatching and seeing fish all around
- Ideal for all ages
- SUP lesson and guided tour
- Equipment: Standup Board, Paddle, wetsuit, buoyancy aid
- Pictures of your session
- ASI certified SUP instructors
What to bring
- Swim suit to wear under wetsuit
- Dry change of clothes