January

Algarve

Faro, Portugal
4.35/5
Beginner friendly
About this spot:
Algarve is an European mecca for all kitesurfers. Despite the amazing rocky scenery, beautiful sandy beaches, authentic villages nearby and a diverse nightlife, this spot is not packed with tourists. You can enjoy kitesurfing here on the picturesque secluded beaches. Stable wind and flat water make this spot beginner friendly. It is also suitable for more experienced kitesurfers. This place is great for freestyle. If you just want to learn kitesurfing or improve your skills, the Rio de Alvor Lagoon will be perfect for you. This is a safe spot with excellent conditions. Other great spots are Meia Praia and Cabanas de Tavira. Do not worry if there is no wind on some days. Algarve has so many activities to offer you: golfing, kayaking, hiking… You can visit the beautiful Natural Park of Costa Vicentina or go to party in Lagos. Enjoy Portuguese South Coast - Algarve!
Departure from:
Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local, and health advisories for this destination before booking. Latest UK government travel advice to Faro, Portugal
Windy days
72%
Wind time
12AM - 6PM
Water condition
Flat
Nightlife
Busy
Air temperature
15°C
Water temperature
16°C
Hazards
Tides
No kiting activities
Surfing
Partying
About this spot:
Algarve is an European mecca for all kitesurfers. Despite the amazing rocky scenery, beautiful sandy beaches, authentic villages nearby and a diverse nightlife, this spot is not packed with tourists. You can enjoy kitesurfing here on the picturesque secluded beaches. Stable wind and flat water make this spot beginner friendly. It is also suitable for more experienced kitesurfers. This place is great for freestyle. If you just want to learn kitesurfing or improve your skills, the Rio de Alvor Lagoon will be perfect for you. This is a safe spot with excellent conditions. Other great spots are Meia Praia and Cabanas de Tavira. Do not worry if there is no wind on some days. Algarve has so many activities to offer you: golfing, kayaking, hiking… You can visit the beautiful Natural Park of Costa Vicentina or go to party in Lagos. Enjoy Portuguese South Coast - Algarve!
Windy days
Wind time
12AM - 6PM
Water condition
Flat
Nightlife
Busy
Air temperature
15°C
Water temperature
16°C
Hazards
Tides
No kiting activities
Surfing
Partying
Logistics
Airport to kite-beach time: Under 1h
Minimum duration: Long weekend - 3 days
Flight availability: Great
Flight fares: Expensive
Comfort
Comfort between sessions:
Kite schools and shops: Plenty
Rentals: Good choice
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Kitesurf season:
Average one week trip price: £121
£121
£121
Round trip flights
Hotel
£0
Hotel room