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Peniche is a fishing town and a seaside resort in Portugal. Its fishing industry dates back to ancient times and the city contains a large number of monuments, making it a great historical centre that can be enjoyed by tourists and locals alike.

Peniche is popular for its long sandy beaches that are ideal for extreme sports like surfing, windsurfingand body-boarding. The beaches are exposed to excellent winds – perfect for kitesurfing.

Kitesurfing is indeed very popular in Peniche. Kitesurfing camps are the best way to learn quickly all the techniques that are necessary to practice this adventure sport. Kite Control is a kitesurfing camp located in the small village of Baleal, only 6km from Peniche. The passionate and experimented instructors will give you all the tricks you need to know to become a professional kitesurfer! They will provide you with a real kitesurfer gear in order to ride safely on the water. And not only will you learn from having a kitesurfing instructor making sure you don’t go over the same lessons again and again, but you will become familiar with the conditions at the spot you are learning in. 

Peniche is also renowned around the world for being one of the number one surfing spots in Europe. And the beauty of surfing at Peniche? You can do it all year round! No matter what your level, there are waves here for beginners, experts and everyone in between. The area has even been likened to the Banzai Pipeline in Hawaii by being dubbed the European Pipeline. Pencihe has beaches and breaks facing 3 distinctly different directions making it a varied and consistent destination for seasoned surfers.

Don't forget to explore the submarine fauna of the Atlantic ocean by going on guided adventure dives near the charming Berlangas archipelago. It is a wonderful biosphere reserve which is home to many aquatic species... a truly magical experience!

Peniche is a real haven for sliding water sports lovers!

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            About

            Peniche is a fishing town and a seaside resort in Portugal. Its fishing industry dates back to ancient times and the city contains a large number of monuments, making it a great historical centre that can be enjoyed by tourists and locals alike.

            Peniche is popular for its long sandy beaches that are ideal for extreme sports like surfing, windsurfingand body-boarding. The beaches are exposed to excellent winds – perfect for kitesurfing.

            Kitesurfing is indeed very popular in Peniche. Kitesurfing camps are the best way to learn quickly all the techniques that are necessary to practice this adventure sport. Kite Control is a kitesurfing camp located in the small village of Baleal, only 6km from Peniche. The passionate and experimented instructors will give you all the tricks you need to know to become a professional kitesurfer! They will provide you with a real kitesurfer gear in order to ride safely on the water. And not only will you learn from having a kitesurfing instructor making sure you don’t go over the same lessons again and again, but you will become familiar with the conditions at the spot you are learning in. 

            Peniche is also renowned around the world for being one of the number one surfing spots in Europe. And the beauty of surfing at Peniche? You can do it all year round! No matter what your level, there are waves here for beginners, experts and everyone in between. The area has even been likened to the Banzai Pipeline in Hawaii by being dubbed the European Pipeline. Pencihe has beaches and breaks facing 3 distinctly different directions making it a varied and consistent destination for seasoned surfers.

            Don't forget to explore the submarine fauna of the Atlantic ocean by going on guided adventure dives near the charming Berlangas archipelago. It is a wonderful biosphere reserve which is home to many aquatic species... a truly magical experience!

            Peniche is a real haven for sliding water sports lovers!

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