Artur Watersports Academy, located in the picturesque setting of Quinta do Lago and the Ria Formosa Natural Park, has been creating memorable experiences through a variety of water sports for over 23 years. The academy is nestled in an area recognized as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Portugal, providing a perfect backdrop for water-based activities.
The academy offers an array of lake-based, non-motorized sports and classes at Quinta do Lago, including sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, stand-up paddling, and pedalos. For those seeking more adrenaline-fueled activities, the Quinta do Lago beach, known for its international acclaim, presents opportunities for motorized sports such as jet skiing, water skiing, wakeboarding, and thrilling sofa and banana boat rides. These beach activities embrace the natural beauty and excitement of the Algarve region.
In addition to water sports, the academy provides educational eco-tours. These tours are designed to help participants discover and appreciate the ecological significance of the Ria Formosa Natural Park. These experiences include activities like cycling, canoeing, and walking, guided by experts who share insights into the local fauna, flora, and the ecosystem's ecological importance.
Moreover, Artur Watersports Academy's boat tours offer a unique perspective on the Park's protected habitats. These tours explore areas shielded by dunes and barrier islands, revealing a rich variety of plant and animal species and showcasing some of Portugal's most stunning landscapes.
Whether for beginners or seasoned enthusiasts, the academy caters to all levels and ages with its comprehensive range of top-quality equipment and skilled instructors, ensuring a safe, enjoyable, and educational experience
Activities offered by Artur Watersports Academy:
- Stand Up Paddling
- Jet Ski
- Water Ski
- Wake Board
- Sofa and Banana Boat Rides
- Kayak and Paddle Surf
- Eco Tours: This includes cycling, canoeing, or walking to explore the Ria Formosa Natural Park, guided by specialised instructors.
- Boat Tours: Offers a unique view of the habitats within the Ria Formosa Natural Park, showcasing the area's rich variety of plant and animal species