Lagoa de Albufeira

Continent
Europe
Country
Portugal
Next Big City
Lisbon
Next Town
Costa Caparica
 
Type:
Ocean, Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Shop, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Flat, Chop, Small wave
Hazards:
Swimmers, Fishernets
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Lagoon separated from sea bye 50m sand block. Flat water, waves in the outside (sea) 1m. Water (in summer) chest high, but can also be dry, in winter much higher on the lagoon.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Normal sand. Kite spot near the sea, windsurfing spot in the middle.

Wind

Best Months:
May, June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
NW
Main Direction:
NW

Summer: NW from 10-25 knots, more often 18/20 knots (Portuguese Nortada). Winter: from E, NE, N, NW, W - not as good as in summer.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Enter A2 to the South, exit: Sesimbra. Follow that road for approx. 15 min, then exit Lagoa de Albufeira, then 10 min, then exit Lagoa Albufeira, then look for the water! Go by car!

Extra information

Rules
None

Careful with swimmers in summer.

Nightlife

No information