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Escola de Vela da Lagoa

Rua do Penedo Furado, Foz do Arelho 2500-517, Portugal
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This is an exceptional spot with a great atmosphere. Good food, full range of water sports, high... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Pete W
,
East Malling, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great learn to sail course

We booked in for the 5 days x 3 hours catamaran course. Our instructors were great - Pedro and... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
scottmordue
,
Harrogate, England
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“water sports” (6 reviews)
“kite surfing” (4 reviews)
“sail” (2 reviews)
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Rua do Penedo Furado, Foz do Arelho 2500-517, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is an exceptional spot with a great atmosphere. Good food, full range of water sports, high quality instruction and the warmest of welcomes. Superb for cat sailing and kite surfing. Highly recommended. We love it!!

1  Thank Pete W
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We booked in for the 5 days x 3 hours catamaran course. Our instructors were great - Pedro and Diego. We really enjoyed it and learned a lot. If you're interested in any way to learn they'll have you navigating the lagoon in no time.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Good service. Great for all sorts of water sports. Might rent a canoe next time.i know they do lessons but a quick refresher would have been appreciated. overall great price

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This family run sailing school is great for all types of water based activities. We have been using it for many years - you won't be disappointed. We also love it as a spot to have a late breakfast or lunch. It's beautifully relaxed and...More

1  Thank simonfea
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We hired kayaks for a couple of hours and had a great time. The staff were friendly, efficient and gave great instructions. The kit itself was in good condition. The lagoon itself was ideal for kayaking and we also saw paddle boards, windsurfers and kite...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This water sports school offers a variety of courses for either individuals or groups. There is a relaxed style and instructors are informative and pleasant. A cafe offers food and drink either to those waiting for returning novices or after a session. The waters are...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I tried the wind surf and also the wind catamaran, and was perfect! If you are looking for a good team building inside your company or department try this The staff and the teachers were great!

1  Thank Carlos B
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time here over a few days having lunch, kayaking and trying sailing for the first time (€60 for 2 hrs 1-2-1). Good value all around. Really safe and quiet at the beginning of June. Good, patient instructors. Might even try some sailing...More

1  Thank Thejimmy_jewel
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Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Ended up here in the winter to do some kitesurfing. It was great! The school opened especially for us to give some lessons. We were the only ones on the lagoon which made the learning really easy. The lessons were very professional. Definitely worth coming...More

1  Thank Marloes v
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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Had a brilliant morning of fun with a large group doing the paddle boarding lesson in the lagoon. Excellent value and great lesson from our very attentive coach. No problem for the younger and fitter but harder for the couple of slow coaches in our...More

3  Thank KieranKPK1963
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macandler
22 October 2017|
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Response from Nazandkate | Reviewed this property |
I don't. but they do training sessions there aswell.
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DSLAW
17 September 2016|
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Response from isabel d |
Hi, yes, everything is working in November ; we close from the 23rd December until the end of january for staff holiday. Otherwise our closing days October to March are tuesdays, wednesdays and thursdays !! Best... More
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