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Algarve SUP

Rua Comunidade Lusiada, Faro 8000-541, Portugal
+351 916 634 007
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Instructor is the best teacher. Really nice person and made my first ever SUP- ing very pleasant... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Mairit L
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Cork, Ireland
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Thoroughly recommended!

Had a great couple of hours with Nick on the River Formosa, beautiful surroundings with a great... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
viksta66
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London, United Kingdom
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Run by our WSA certified instructors we offer 2 hour tours throughout the year. Stand up paddle boarding is fairly easy to master and especially so in Faro's glassy, calm and protected marina. After a few minutes of expert instruction, you'll be chomping at the bit to get out into the rich water life of the Ria Formosa. This 60km long natural park and wetland stretches from Faro eastwards (almost to Spain). We also offer tours to the spectacular cliffs,caves and coves near Armacao de Pera at 11h15 every day. Additionally we run an 08h30 stand up paddle tour into the majestic Benagil Sea Cave.
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Rua Comunidade Lusiada, Faro 8000-541, Portugal
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Instructor is the best teacher. Really nice person and made my first ever SUP- ing very pleasant and comfortable. Highly recommend.

Thank Mairit L
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Nick R, Owner at Algarve SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

It was great fun meeting you, Mairit. Good luck with your new sport! Hopefully we'll see you again in the summer.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We did the coastal tour, and ended up snagging both guides for the morning, which was so much fun. We started with a quick lesson on land, and then we were in the ocean. The trip was so fun - the guides are great and...More

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Nick R, Owner at Algarve SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks Sydney, it was good fun paddling with you guys!

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

totally recommend this. i went with my girlfriend, we were wellcomed by Nick who taught us the basic rules and went straight in. we stopped half way in a secret beach where we had some snacks & juice that Nick arranged for us and went...More

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Nick R, Owner at Algarve SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thanks Tomas, great to meet you guys!

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

What an unforgettable experience! This was on my first day visiting Faro as a solo traveler. Mauro was very knowledgable and patient in guiding me through the whole activity. I also learned about the sea and water movement. And of course the view is an...More

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Mauro E, Owner at Algarve SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thank you Laerta! I'm glad you enjoyed. It was fun paddling with you and getting to know you. All the best, Mauro

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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Great 2 hour trip around the coast and caves near Porches. Best to contact guides through WhatsApp. Would highly recommend.

Thank Craig J
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Mauro E, Owner at Algarve SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks Craig! I'm glad you enjoyed! See you next time! All the best, Mauro

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great morning SUP with our guide Mauro, he provided a thorough induction before we started and gave continuous advice on our technique throughout. We both extremely enjoyed ourselves and Mauro was very knowledgable about the area and wildlife. I would highly recommend!

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Mauro E, Owner at Algarve SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you! It was a pleasure having you "on board"! See you next time! All the best, Mauro

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Such a great experience. I was looking for SUP activity and i m totally delighted after 2 hours paddling in the "estuary"! Mauro is a great guide and will teach you a lot about the sea, the birds and is taking care of your health...More

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Mauro E, Owner at Algarve SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks Jo! I'm glad you had a good time! See you next time! All the best, Mauro

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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Perfect for everyone regardless of experience. Easy to pick up with the introduction beforehand and coaching when out on the water. Would highly recommend!

Thank Matt L
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Mauro E, Owner at Algarve SUP, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi Matt, Thanks for the review. See you on the water! All the best, Algarve SUP Team

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Shubhangi D
2 December 2017|
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Response from Mauro E | Property representative |
Hi Shubhangi, We do not recommend doing our SUP tours without being able to swim, or at least to keep yourself above water for a few minutes. Seen that we are mostly in water too deep to stand and falling of the board is... More
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missmcdonagh2015
12 May 2017|
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Response from Nick R | Property representative |
Hi there, it's best to get in touch with them through their site.
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missmcdonagh2015
20 April 2017|
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Response from Nick R | Property representative |
Hi there, You can book as many sessions as you like. It costs €40 per person per session and if you could pay online on our site at AlgarveSUP it would secure your place. I'd suggest starting at Faro if you've never... More
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