SUP lessons in Northern Sardinia
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    from Beginner to Intermediate
  • Spoken languages
    English, Italian
  • Duration
    2 hrs
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Whether you want to chase waves or sunsets, learn a new skill with SUP lessons along the north Sardinian coastline.

A shore divided by flat placid bays and 2m break breaks, learn how to stand up paddle on Sardinia’s northern coast– focusing on scenic touring or wave riding. A sport that combines core balance, technical paddle strokes and advanced riding techniques,  explore the Mediterranean with SUP lessons from 3 key locations across Platamona, Sintino & Alghero.

Available at 3 key bases in northern Sardinia, lessons take place in either Platamona, Alghero or Sintino - an area renowned for its shallow protected bays and shore breaks. Close to the popular port of Porto Torres, the northwesterly coast also has two national parks that make it great for open water touring, too.

Meet your instructor at the activity base in either Platamona, Alghero or Sintino for SUP lessons. Organised according to age and ability, choose to focus on the basics of flat water touring – or for anyone with previous surfing experience, lessons can be organised for wave riding, too. If you’re a beginner, you will start on the sand with a kit breakdown and safety briefing – explaining the knee to standing series that will help you get to your feet when you’re on the water. After learning a few paddle and balance techniques in the shallows, you will follow your instructor out along the coastline – spending your two-hour group or private lesson exploring the secret bays and beaches of northern Sardinia like Asinara National Park near Sintino or Porto Conte near Alghero. For more experienced riders, beaches like Platamona are a great place to try wave riding – using the central mini-break to practise your take off and board control. All kit rental is included in the price, so you can demo the latest kit, too!

Lessons are organised for flat water tuition or wave riding lessons. The bay is protected from wind and waves with a shallow with a sandy bottom near the national parks, whilst the local beach break in Platamona is renowned for its soft shore breaks suitable for beginners Private lessons are recommended for intermediate/advanced riders.

Cancellation policy: 
1) Cancellation 30 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 30 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 10 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, are considered last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made


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Meeting point
Main Meeting Point: Spiaggia Di Platamona, 07037 Platamona, Province of Sassari, Italy Get directions
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