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Kitesurfing in Portugal, Kiteboarding Course, 7 Days, Portugal

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Kitesurfing in Portugal. Learn to kitesurf on this 7-day kitesurfing course in Portugal. It’s perfect to learn a new sport while having a great time with great people.

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    All about the Kitesurfing in Portugal, Kiteboarding Course, 7 Days, Portugal.

    Kitesurfing in Portugal

    Away from the tourist masses, you can concentrate on kitesurfing in Portugal & enjoying the dunes of the Ofir nature park.

    All our kiteboarding packages include accommodation, kitesurfing courses & equipment as well as intensive supervision on land, in the water & in the air.

    Kitesurfing Course Content: Beginners

    We’ll ensure you feel comfortable in our kitesurfing courses for beginners, even if you don’t know the first thing about kitesurfing. Our courses are also perfect for experienced hang-gliders, wakeboarders and windsurfers who have no experience with a kite – and we’ll make sure you still feel challenged.

    Learn the basics of kitesurfing in our kitesurfing camps for beginners, as well as how to master the board and kite.

    • Get practice in the water from the very first lesson
    • Kitesurfing theory
    • Safety training covering the equipment and the surroundings
    • Kite-flying practice on the beach and in the water
    • One and two-handed body drags on all available courses
    • Getting the board to lift then take off
    • Relaunch (getting your kite out of the water and beginning again without any outside help)
    • Riding the wind direction
    • Manoeuvres and riding in various wind directions
    • Gaining and maintaining height
    • Basic turns

    We can award (or renew) internationally recognised VDWS kitesurfing licences upon request We only use new, high-quality soft and fibre boards on our training courses. We select the surfing spot and surfboards according to your ability and the current conditions

    Kitesurfing Course Content: Advanced

    For more experienced kitesurfers, we adjust the course to your respective kitesurfing level. We set meaningful goals and structure our training methods to achieve these. So there’s no pressure to perform.

    • Assessing conditions (accurately analyse the tide & wind charts for your location)
    • Getting started on the board
    • Riding and keeping the kite up
    • Switch to toe side / first turn
    • First jumps & grabs
    • Raileys
    • Rotation jumps, back-roll, front-roll
    • Transition jumps
    • Rescuing yourself / retrieving escaped kites
    • Video analysis to improve technique

    Your kitesurfing instructor will give you individual tips to improve your technique. We also advise you on choosing the right kite and board.

    A week in our Kitecamp

    A typical week’s kitesurfing camp at the Kitecamp looks like this:
    Saturday
    Arrival and check-in from 2pm to midnight / 8pm big welcome BBQ
    Sunday
    10am Breakfast / Welcome and briefing / SUP tour / Trial yoga session / 6pm Excursion & sunset dinner
    Mon – Fri
    8 am Yoga / 9.30 am breakfast / from 11 am – kitesurfing course – approx. 3.30 pm / free surfing & SUP / 6 pm Yoga / 8 pm dinner
    Wednesday
    7 pm To the best fish restaurant in Portugal: the Cabana! / Party afterwards at our FishBar
    Thursday
    10 pm Movie night in the lounge
    Friday
    8 pm Cook your own pizza in the brick oven / Photos and videos of the week / Final evening at our FishBar

    Our Camp

    Our kitecamp is ideally situated in the middle of the Ofir peninsula nature park – with a direct view of our shallow water spot, the Ofir lagoon. The wave spot is directly behind the dunes. Both spots are accessible on foot or by boat shuttle. Our beach house is a relaxed place where you can enjoy a well-earned holiday, meet great people and instantly bond with like-minded individuals. There is always a member of the crew available, whether you’re out on the beach with your kite or relaxing with a beer in hand at the camp BBQ.

    The Rooms

    • 4x twin rooms (shared bath/WC for each two twin rooms)
    • 1x 4-bed room (with bath/WC)
    • 1x 6-bed room (with bath/WC)
    • extra bed possible on request

    The Camp

    • Fantastic location directly between the surfing beach and the kitesurfing lagoon
    • All surf, kite and SUP spots within walking distance
    • Free use of surfboards and neoprene wetsuits 24/7
    • Swimming pool
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Bright, pleasant double and multi-bed rooms
    • Delicious breakfasts
    • Large terrace with BBQ and pizza oven
    • Table tennis table and table football
    • 2,500 m2 garden with views over the Ofir lagoon
    • Our FishBar serves both hot & cold drinks as well as the finest Portuguese wine

    Kitesurf camp packages

    Our Kitecamp packages include accommodation in our beach villa at the kitespot itself as well as 5 days of intensive kitesurfing lessons (equipment included of course).

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    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • The camp takes place directly at the kite spot (spots with both shallow water and waves)
    • 7 nights in a multi-bed room (double room available with a surcharge)
    • 20 hours VDWS-accredited intensive kitesurfing course, spread over 5 days (Mon – Fri)
    • Small groups (maximum of 4 students per instructor)
    • Full kitesurfing equipment is provided for the kitesurfing course
    • The kitesurfing course follows training standards and is dependent on appropriate weather conditions
    • Evaluation evening with video analysis at the camp to improve kiting technique
    • We can issue (or renew) internationally recognised VDWS kitesurfing licences upon request
    • Rescue speedboat on hand for your safety
    • VDWS kitesurfing centre / repair centre in the camp
    • The week’s photos to take home with you
    • 1 free yoga session (on Sunday)
    • 1 free SUP session (on Sunday)
    • Free pick-up from the Esposende bus station (24/7 airport transfer possible subject to a surcharge)
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    The following extras are not included in the kitesurfing camp package price, but can be booked directly on site:
    • Twin room
      €80 per person per week
    • Airport transfer
      €45 per person (return trip)
    • Yoga session
      10€ per person
    • Breakfast
      8€ per person per day
    • Packed lunch
      3€ per person per day
    • Evening meal
      €12 per person per day
    • Accompanying persons
      we are happy to offer a special price for any accompanying persons not taking a kitesurfing course
    1. Saturday Saturday

      Arrival and check-in from 2pm to midnight / 8pm big welcome BBQ

    2. Sunday Sunday

      10am Breakfast / Welcome and briefing / SUP tour / Trial yoga session / 6pm Excursion & sunset dinner

    3. Monday - Friday Monday - Friday

      8 am Yoga / 9.30 am breakfast / from 11 am – kitesurfing course – approx. 3.30 pm / free surfing & SUP / 6 pm Yoga / 8 pm dinner

    4. Wednesday Evenings Wednesday Evenings

      7 pm To the best fish restaurant in Portugal: the Cabana! / Party afterwards at the FishBar

    5. Thursday Evenings Thursday Evenings

      10 pm Movie night in the lounge

    6. Friday Evenings Friday Evenings

      8 pm Cook your own pizza in the brick oven / Photos and videos of the week / Final evening at the FishBar

    Surf Camp Pool Surf Camp Surf Camp Bar Surf Camp Rooms Surf Camp Rooms Surf Camp Gear

    Activity Level: Relaxed

    Yes, this one is fine for anybody who can swim and would like to either learn to kitesurf or improve their kitesurfing. You are free to kitesurf as much or as little as you like and you are always supervised by qualified instructors during the courses.

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