Paddleboarding Algarve

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Index

  1. Praia de Faro
  2. Praia dos Arrifes
  3. Praia da Albandeira
  4. Benagil Cave
  5. Alvor
  6. Ponta da Piedade
  7. Vila Nova de Milfontes
  8. Lake Barragem do Arade
  9. Lake Barragem do Funcho
  10. Lake Barragem de Santa Clara
  11. Safety Tips

The Algarve coast is a dream place for stand-up-paddling (SUP)

Paddleboarding Algarve: We offer stand-up paddleboards. Ask us for a quote for renting a SUP for your trip. The boards are:

i) inflatable, so you can store it in the campervan or car
ii) one board can be used for up to 2 persons

Well-known beaches for SuP

1. Praia de Faro

Ria Formosa Estuary is located in the north of Faro Beach and is good for SuP when is a mid and high tideMap here

ria formosa sup

2. Praia dos Arrifes

Albufeira Caves (Start in the beach of Arrifes and paddle to the right side until Praia da Coelha passing through caves on the way; Map here)

praia da albandeira sup

3. Praia da Albandeira

The famous Arc of Albandeiraand caves nearby; Map here

4. Benagil Cave

The most famous cave in Europe. Start in Benagil beach, and paddle to the left side to Benagil cave, and further on find another cave “Arco Natural”; Map here

praia do alemão

5. Alvor

Start in Praia do Alemão, and paddle to the right side to reach beaches inaccessible by foot; Map here

ponta da piedade sup

6. Ponta da Piedade

Lagos has plenty of beaches to make SUP; Map here

vila nova milfontes sup

7. Vila Nova de Milfontes

It is a village on the West Coast with a calm big river aside; Map here

algarve lakes sup

8. Lake Barragem do Arade

Inland, very isolated place, with only nature, no people, no houses;  Map here

9. Lake Barragem do Funcho

Inland, very isolated place, with only nature, no people, no house; Map here

10. Lake Barragem de Santa Clara

Inland, quite isolated place, Map here

Safety Tips

-In the ocean: do not SUP when there are big waves or strong winds.

-In rivers: never paddle inside/around/in direction to a place where the river meets the ocean. The currents there are very strong, and it is very dangerous!

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