Surfing, surf lessons, diving, sailing, kitesurf, paragliding in the Algarve
Surfing is a very popular sport in the Algarve.
During your stay at Monte Rosa you can experience this fascinating sport.
We organise day trips with lessons on the west coast, which is famous for its great surfbeaches.
For a one day excursion the price is 45 euros, including wetsuit, surfboard, lessons, and transport. It is also possible to do a 3 or 5 day intensive for a special price.
For 1 day the price is 45 euros, for 3 days 120 euros and for 5 days 180 euros.
Many other sport activities can be organised by Monte Rosa and include: windsurf, paragliding, sailing, dolphin spotting, diving, canoeing, jeep safaris, fishing, snorkeling, scuba-diving or a helicoptertour.
Breakfast time is perfect to tell your wishes and Monte Rosa staff will explain you the many options, help you make a booking or explain you where to go.
This course provides a short introduction to sail cruising for novices. By the end
of the course, participants will have experienced steering a yacht, sail handling,
rope work and be aware of safety on board.
Holders of a Start Yachting certificate can obtain a Competent Crew certificate by completing a further three days or two weekends of the Competent Crew course.
There is no minimum age.
- The yacht
Basic knowledge of sea terms, parts of a boat her rigging and sails
- Rope work
Ability to tie the following knots:
Figure of eight
Two half hitches
Securing a rope to a cleat
Use of winches and jamming cleats
Has experienced sailing a yacht on all points of sail
Can steer a yacht under sail or power
- Rules of the road
Can keep an efficient lookout at sea
Knows where to obtain a weather forecast
- Man Overboard recovery
Understands the action to be taken to recover a man overboard
- Clothing and equipment
Understands and complies with the rules for the wearing of
The price is 250 euros for a two day course, lunch included
the Algarve ocean is home to spectacular flora and fauna. To discover this world of wildlife you can give scuba diving a try.
It´s possible to leave the younger members of the family in capable hands for a whole day of watersport fun. They learn from new experiences. Kids from the age of 8 to 16 years can take part and lunch is included.