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ZEN SUP

Only By Booking | Praia Trafal, Quarteira 8125-171, Portugal
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Stand up paddle boarding

Absolutely great experience, would definitely do it again next time i visit Portugal! Very good... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Jamie H
Great experience

Had an excellent afternoon with John today! It was my first time on a SUP and after today... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Meg C
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Stand Up Paddle is the fastest growing water sport in the world today. It´s easy and fun to learn and can be done by almost anyone, from 5-6 years of age upwards. ZEN SUP is based in the Central Algarve in Portugal and offers a fantastic way to enjoy the region´s waterways on your next holiday break or for local residents also. SUP offers freedom, fitness and fun on the water and from once you master some basics you can do it anywhere. There is no better time or place to learn than right here and right now in Portugal´s sunny Algarve.
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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Only By Booking | Praia Trafal, Quarteira 8125-171, Portugal

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Absolutely great experience, would definitely do it again next time i visit Portugal! Very good teacher, got great patience! 100% worth doing, great value for money!

Thank Jamie H
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John H, Owner at ZEN SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thanks very much Jamie and great to meet yourself and Dylan, hope to see you again, Warmest Regards, John

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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent afternoon with John today! It was my first time on a SUP and after today definetly will not be the last. John was great at explaining the techniques and ensuring I was safe at all times. Saw a beautiful sunset at the...More

Thank Meg C
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John H, Owner at ZEN SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Hi Meg, Great to read your review here on TA and your wonderful supportive words. Thanks a million, glad you enjoyed so much and hope you enjoy the photos. See you soon, Warmest Regards, John

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Husband and daughter went paddle boarding with John today. They had a great time, john was a very good instructor and very patient. Really made a nice fuss of my daughter as it was her birthdayMore

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John H, Owner at ZEN SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Hi Sheena, Alex and Maddy, Thanks for your kind words of appreciation but thank you even more for celebrating your B/Day with us at ZEN SUP. I enjoyed it very much to open the world of Stand Up Paddle to you. And net time for...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great first time SUP teacher! John was very nice and got us a lesson even if we only called a couple of hours in advance. Loved it! Definitely would recommend to go paddle boarding with John!

Thank Isabel V
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John H, Owner at ZEN SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Ola Isabel, Thank you so much for your kind words and it was great that you found us at ZEN SUP and we would be very happy to see you again in the not too distant future. Warmest Regards, John

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We were recommended this activity by our Airbnb host & what a great recommendation it was. This was booked for a company trip/activity which was well received by my colleagues. John & Heike are great team and could not have been more helpful with out...More

Thank Katie S
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John H, Owner at ZEN SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Katie, Great to have met you and all the gang, super morning had by all. Continued success with what you guys are doing, sounds great and please come back and see us again soon. Warmest Regards to all, John & Heike

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

After much young and froing on email with the ever accomodating and friendly John we booked for four of us to do a 2 hour tour starting on Faro Island. John first gave us a bit of instruction and within no time we were up...More

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John H, Owner at ZEN SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Neil, Thanks so much for your wonderful words of encouragement here and I had a super time on the water with you & the gang. Looking very much forward to having you visit us again next year or whenever your back in Algarve, Warmest...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

My first time ever paddle boarding - and I absolutely loved it! During my 6 days in the area, I ended up doing two sessions with Heike and John and the rest of the ZEN SUP team. The second one in the early evening was...More

Thank fionaldn2017
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John H, Owner at ZEN SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Fiona, Thanks vey much for your great review here, it is greatly appreciated and very helpful. Was great to meet you also and we hope it won't be too long before we see you again. Warmest Regards, John & Heike

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Booked for four of us to do a 1.5 hr paddle along the lagoon at faro beach. It was a brilliant trip and John the instructor (along with his helper Jamie) was really friendly, helpful and knowledgable. Really good value for money as it also...More

Thank DaniellaGundry
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John H, Owner at ZEN SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Daniella, Great that you took the time to review your experience, happy to hear you enjoyed so much. Appreciate your time and look forward to meeting you again sometime soon, Warmest Regards, John & Heike

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This was our first time paddle boarding, John was very helpful in getting us to our feet on the boards, we had a lovely afternoon paddle boarding. Would recommend John and ZENSUP for anyone looking to have a good time paddle boarding whether you've done...More

Thank Arron M
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John H, Owner at ZEN SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hi Arron, Thanks for the review and the wonderful words of confidence in ZEN SUP. WE are very happy you found us and would be very pleased to have you back again in the not too distant future, Warmest Regards, John & Heike

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We booked a 1.5 hour group lesson for 30 euro each. We first thought the lesson was unnecessary but when we went on the sea. The lessons learned appeared to be very valuable and teached in an easy and understandable way. Our teacher really knew...More

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John H, Owner at ZEN SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Ola Plagerberg, Thank you for find ZEN SUP and for your very kind & helpful words here in this review. Look forward to seeing you back again sometime soon, Warmest Regards, John & Heike

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