The strong thermal winds in Murtosa make it one of the best kitesurfing spots close to Porto. There is wind almost the whole year between 20-30 knots, though the best months by far are from May until September. A shorty wetsuit is needed in the summer months, and a full 3/2 wetsuit is necessary over the winter. The water is flat/choppy depending on the wind strength. You can either have flat water inside the lagoon or ride some waves on the coast line. It is up to you and perfectly suitable for riders that want to explore different kitesurf conditions. It is also suitable for groups and couples with different kite levels. In Murtosa, close to Porto, you will have all the conditions within a few hundred meters.
The town of Murtosa is a small fishing village 16km from Aveiro and 50km from Porto. The accommodations are located in the heart of the nature reserve where you can see a variety of wild birds from the front porch and beautiful, scenic views- this destination is a photographers dream. About 10km away is Torreira, a charming town which embraces both the Atlantic Ocean and the Aveiro Lagoon where you can enjoy nice waves, beautiful sandy beaches and nice bars and restaurants scattered along the waterfront. This is the perfect location for nature lovers and water sport enthusiasts. It is also perfect for a few days in the busy city of Porto while relaxing afterwards in our nature paradise.
Step outside your accommodation just 10 meters from the magnificent flat water lagoon surrounded by exquisite nature. Enjoy 10,000m2 of private beach and uncrowded waters perfect for kitesurfing not even an hour away from Porto. Venture off a few kilometres to the coast and you find beautiful beaches with amazing waves to practice wave riding. Enjoy an amazing holiday with your friends and family with relaxed evenings watching the sunset or a bike ride along the coast.
Lessons and Coaching
Lessons and coaching are available for all levels of riders. The shallow, flat water lagoon is perfect for beginners as well as learning new freestyle tricks. It is one of the closest kitesurfing spots from Porto. Head to the coast to practice wave riding or join in on our amazing 10 km downwinder through the channels. Hydrofoil lessons are also available.
WIndsurf, surf, SUP, wakeboard, walking and trekking are some of the best ways to enjoy the unspoiled natural beauty and fascinating wildlife Portugal has to offer. Head to Serra da Freita mountains, just 20kms away to discover some of the best trekking routes in Portugal. Other activities include: archery, paintball, windsurfing, paddle boarding, sailing, biking and geocaching.
Explore the stunning channels through the lagoon on SUP or kayak.
Choose between three different independent accommodation options, each with a private entrance, free wifi, kitchen, dining area, TV, Free parking and other facilities. The accommodations are located in a nature reserve area in the village of Murtosa on the edge of the quiet waters of the Aveiro Lagoon.
Your Host: Adriano
Adriano is your host for this camps and will take care of everything during your trip. Furthermore the host knows everything about this trip and will provide you will all information needed.