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Seven hotspots of Kitesurf

Seven hotspots of Kitesurf

If you like Kitesurf , Portugal Dream Coast is your destination in Portugal for your next Summer Holidays, autumn holidays,winter holidays and spring holidays.

This surface water sport uses wind to pull through water on small kiteboard. Alcochete (Tejo River, North of Portugal Dream Coast) , Costa da Caparica (Ocean), Troia (River/Ocean), Comporta (Ocean) Carvalhal (Ocean), Melides (Ocean)  and Sines (Ocean) are the seven main hotspots to practice kitesurf.

There is several schools with courses during 2 days where you can have some introduction to the sport. Teaching the future riders on the beach with an amazing sun.

Rob Douglas, in October 2010 became the outright record holder for speed powered by the wind with 55.65 knots, according Wikipedia. Travel to Portugal Dream Coast and discover this amazing sport, where humans mix water and air with amazing views and landscapes.

Who knows if you have dolphins company, special in Troia.

You should try to fly with the wind!

We invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills. We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit  Portugal.

Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations,hotel , choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Travel Portugal and travel Setubal.

Pedra da Anixa (Anixa rock)

Pedra da Anixa (Anixa rock)

Some 250 metres off the beautiful Portinho da Arrabida beach is a 40 metre long rocky island known as Pedra da Anixa, which is part of the Arrabida natural reserve in Setubal.

Important for its sub-aquatic vegetation and even more so for its extremely varied marine life; to date more than 70 species have been recorded as well as scores of marine invertebrates.

Such great biological diversity is attributable to the rich composition of its rocky depths, surrounded by a relatively barren sandy sea-bed.

The complex structure of its underwater cracks, cavities and platforms, provide shelter and serve as an ideal breeding ground.

Pedra da Anixa is a very popular place amongst diving enthusiasts.

We invite you spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills.

We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit  Portugal.

Contact us if you wish to know more about Pedra da Anixa.

Meco Beach Sesimbra

With an extensive sand flat, Bicas Beach is one of the most  desired beaches of Sesimbra’s west coast.

Located to the south of Moinho de Baixo or Meco Beach, it is surrounded by the great natural beauty of the fossil dunes’ cliffs.

It is the place to be for the extreme-sport lovers to practice surf and body boarding and to relax and take some sun, walking on the beach and listen the nature.

The beach is famous by the waves that are great for Surfing nevertheless dangerous for children or unprepared swimmers. Sservices: Lifeguard, restaurant, cafeteria, campsite, car parking

GPS » N 38º 27′ 47.82” ,W 9º 11′ 35”
We invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills and Troia.
We invite you to visit Sesimbra, visit Setubal and  visit Portugal.
Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations, hotel, choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Galapos Beach – Setubal

Galapos Beach – Setubal

Galapos Beach is on Arrábida Hills, Setubal Portugal. Galapos beach is very calm and sheltered.

The waters are calm and clear which favours the observation of marine species. It is ideal for diving.

Location and access: Access via the stairs. Easy Parking: Has a parking area.

Support services available: Windsurf, Competitive Fishing,swimming, Bar, Restaurant, Sanitary installations, Beach under surveillance, Diving, Small boats without motor

We invite you to spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills and Troia.

We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit Portugal.

Just take your flight to Faro airport or Lisbon Airport, reserve accommodations, hotel, choose a restaurant and activities and welcome to Portugal Dream Coast.

Golf

Golf

The region of Setubal is the perfect place in Portugal for some Golf holidays.

We have 7 excellent golf courses.  Know a bit more about one in Troia:

Troia Golf Course

Considered to be Portugal’s most difficult golf course, Troia is a major challenge to any golfer.

It is one of the links designed by the famous Robert Trent Jones and opened in 1982.

Its principal obstacle is sand which borders the whole course, where pine trees and wild plants are also found in abundance.

Naturally Jones has utilised his trademark bold hunkering, raised greens and some dongles, which sweep between pine trees.

The 368-metre par for 3rd is one of the finest sea holes in Portugal and there are numerous other outstanding holes on this lovely course.

Wedged between the Atlantic Ocean, the Sado Estuary and the  Arrabida  Hills the setting of this Golf course is a truly magical inspiration for any golfer that appreciates the surroundings while playing Golf.

Curiosity: When the Portuguese Open came to Troia in 1983, Sam Torrance was the only player to better par for the championship, which is a testament to Troia’s challenge. In 2010 Troia will host the Troia International Golf Cup in August.


DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO FIND THE COURSE:
Drive south on the A2 (IC3) to Setubal. When in Setubal follow the direction signs to the Troia Ferry. After crossing on the Ferry drive south on the EN 253 in the direction of Comporta. You will see on this road directional signs for the course.

COURSE FACILITIES:
Driving Range · Putting Green(2) · Pro Shop · Short Game Practice Area · Restaurant & Bar

REVIEWS:

“I played the course in June 2009 as part of our annual Golf trip and we all thoroughly enjoyed the day. This course is one of the best I have played in Portugal so far. We will certainly be back!”

Scott Londsdale, UK

We invite you spend some of your vacations and holidays time visiting Arrábida Hills. We invite you to visit Setubal and to visit  Portugal

Contact us if you wish to know more or to do a booking.

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO FIND THE COURSE
Drive south on the A2 (IC3) to Setúbal. When in Setúbal follow the direction signs to the Troia Ferry. After crossing on the Ferry drive south on the EN 253 in the direction of Comporta. You will see on this road directional signs for the course.

COURSE FACILITIES
Driving Range · Putting Green(2) · Pro Shop · Short Game Practice Area · Restaurant & Bar