Group Kitesurfing lessons in Obidos Lagoon near Peniche
Group Kitesurfing lessons in Obidos Lagoon near Peniche

Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
  • Spoken languages
    Dutch, English, French, Spanish, German, European Portuguese
  • Duration
    from 3 hrs to 5 days
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

If you want to have a first taster kitesurf experience on a stunning landscape like the Obidos Lagoon, these group courses are perfect for you!

The Obidos lagoon is the biggest saltwater lagoon of Europe and therefore the safest kitesurf spot to teach and learn kitesurfing. Just an hour and a half drive from Lisbon and 30 min. from Peniche, the lagoon has shallow water and from time to time some choppy waves.

Because of the shallow water, there is no danger of being dragged out while you’re off the board. But when you’ve got the hang of staying on the board you’ll find this kitesurf spot has perfect conditions to start practicing your first jumps.

The wind is most of the time cross onshore which makes this lagoon very safe for inexperienced kitesurfers. There is no channel that will drag you out into open water and wind conditions are quite stable if you compare them with other kitesurf spots across Portugal and southern Europe. When the wind is coming from the North-West, it’s immediately from the ocean so it has the minimum amount of gusts.

With four people per group, this type of activity is ideal for those who want to have a first trial with the kitesurf. No doubt you will repeat as soon as you try it!

Cancellation policy: 
1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made


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Meeting point
The Kitesurf Lodge Get directions
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