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About this Activity

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If you love the ocean, this corner of Portugal is a huge adventure playground and a great place to improve your Kite surfing skills or even just to have your first lesson!

Feel the adrenaline running through your body and the wind on your skin with experienced instructors (international VDWS and IKO certificates) and brand new equipment.

The lagoon in Alvor, is one of the best kitesurf spots to learn and to progress, with consistent north-west winds during the summer months from June to September.

We can provide you with different courses, based on your experience:

3 hours course: Introduces you to the fundamentals of flying a kite and basic safety, including: Short theory, safety systems and equipment set up, how to launch and land your kite, piloting a small kite on the beach after practicing with a real kite in the water, body dragging and understanding and practising a deep water self-rescues and pack down.

7 hours course: Designed to get you on the board and moving and will introduce you to the main underlying principles of kitesurfing: An overview of Waterstart theory, getting to grips with loading and launching, practise getting up and riding, self rescue, knowledge of kitesurfing etiquette and understanding and practice edging and riding upwind.

10 hours course: The goal of the 10 hour course is for you to have a comfortable knowledge of how to get out on the water yourself and practice safely and independently. Aims to get you out on the water practicing as well as fill in any knowledge gaps you have to get you to the point where you are ready to get out there kitesurfing on your own.

Additional Details

What is included?
  • TChosen lesson time with a BKSA or IKO qualified kite surf coach
  • All equipment needed
  • Full safety briefing
  • Step by step program to build confidence with the equipment and environment depending on level
  • Free pickups from the Jah Shaka Shop to the Alvor lagoon
  • 10% discount on any products at the Jah Shaka Surf shop (Offer not available on selected technical products, rentals and other activities)
What shall I bring?
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Water

What else do I have to keep in mind?
  • Minimum age 14 years old and 40KG
  • Ideal conditions for beginners are days with winds between 10-15 knots
  • Please be aware that all the activities are not recommended if you have health issues or if you are pregnant

When is this Activity happening?
  • Most of the lessons are in the afternoon

How do I schedule?

To schedule, simply book your desired activity or surf lesson online, contact our team or visit our shop in Lagos. We will assist you in finding a suitable time slot. Please note that bookings should be done at least 24h before the day you want to go, in our shop or online. Surf Lessons are available all year round except on 25th of December and 1rst of January.

Are other activities available?

In addition to surf lessons, we also offer activities like mountainbiking, boat tours, stand-up paddleboarding, horse riding and so on. Check out our Activites page.


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