Some facts about Artur Watersports Academy

With more than 23 years experience in organizing a wide range of events at a sportive and environmental level, Artur Watersports Academy offers a vast amount of water activities, as well as educational programs, playing an important role in the promotion of national and regional tourism.

At the Quinta do Lago lake, Artur Watersports Academy manages a non-motorized water sports center: sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, pedalos, stand up paddling and electric boats. Sailing classes and courses are also available at the center with specialized instructors.
For the children we created different programs according to the age range.

Group activities are specially designed according to our client’s requirements and may include a combination of water sports and eco tours.

At the surrounding Natural Park of Ria Formosa, kayaking and stand up paddling expeditions are part of our special experiences as well as boat tours and fishing tours such as clam picking.

At Quinta do Lago beach, Artur Watersports Academy owns a 1500 square meter area concession, intended for motor sports activities, water skiing, parasailing, banana and ringo ride, as well as a shade area, sun loungers and a lifeguard post.
Artur Watersports Academy is responsible for the neatness, vigilance and management of all the authorized areas and other adjacent spaces.

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MEET THE TEAM

Rafa

Rafa

Sailing and windsurf Instructor

Pimenta

Pimenta

Sailing and windsurf Instructor

Florent

Florent

Sailing and windsurf Instructor

Carlos

Carlos

Kids Club Supervisor

Eliza

Eliza

MARINE BIOLOGIST / Nature guide

Susana

Susana

MARINE BIOLOGIST / Nature guide

Gonçalo

Gonçalo

Sailing / Lifeguard

Rita

Rita

Front desk

Inês

Inês

Front desk

The Knowledge and Company Experience you can always trust

Ria Formosa is considered one of the seven natural wonders of Portugal
The Ria Formosa is also a designated Natural Park of over 170 km² and a stopping place for hundreds of different birds during the spring and autumn migratory periods.

Benefiting of the proximity of the Natural Park of Ria Formosa, Artur Watersports Academy tour and programs enables clients to enjoy the natural beauties of the park, and to learn about the local fauna, flora and its ecologic importance.

Testimonials

Great fun for everyone
Located on the lake between The Shack and Casa Do Lago. Arturs has a great range of water sports for all the family. The most popular is the inflatable assault course which kids and adults love. They have all types boats on the lake. Everything from Kayaks, paddle boards, swans, sailing boats and lots of other family friendly boating activities. Life jackets available for everyone with lots of staff who are very helpful and friendly. Highly recommend.
DarrensTA, Dublin, Ireland
Helpful
A big thank you to all the staff at the lake today who helped my father after he had an unfortunate fall.
Everyone was amazing and I cannot thank you enough!!!!
Special thanks to Pedro who also dived, searched and found my father’s glasses in the lake which was very much appreciated…. My father is ok so thank you again.
Deborah Elizabeth Brice, Almancil, Loulé