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Come to Escola de Vela da Lagoa, relax and leave all the worries behind.

Around 50km north of Lisbon – Portugal you’ll find Escola de Vela da Lagoa. In a wonderful lagoon – Lagoa de Óbidos – this is the right place to practise water sports. At your disposal there is gear for rental so that you can sail all by yourself in the calm waters of the lagoon and also a group of certificated professionals that will help your initiation on any of our activities: windsurf, kitesurf, catamaran, optimist, stand-up-paddle,canoeing, wakeboard and water ski.
Wind, water and lovely landscapes. In Lagoa de Óbidos – Portugal you’ll find great conditions to practice different water sports. Escola de Vela da Lagoa takes advantage on the best that the lagoon has to offer and provides you a diverse set of activities. You can learn comfortably with one of our monitors or in case you have experience rent the gear and sail all by yourself. Take a chance, you won’t possibility regret it!
On the north shore of Lagoa de óbidos nearby Foz do Arelho in Portugal, Escola de Vela da Lagoa is constructed on wood and is graced with a wonderful view over the lagoon. It also has a snack-bar, a shop, a storage and repair room. Always escorted with the purest sounds of nature and warm people to welcome you, this is the place to visit!

Come on, bring your family and friends, we are waiting for you!


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  • Courses
  • Groups Lessons
  • Private Lessons
  • Renting
  • Team Building



A taste of happiness

In summertime a cold beverage on the porch. During winter a hot chocolate by the fireplace. Cosy and a with a diverse menu, the Escola de Vela da Lagoa bar is ideal to relax after a day filled with activities. Light meals, fruits milkshakes and juices are great escorts to a great day. Catch up with your friends and share the experiences of the day or read a book always with your eyes set on the wonderful landscapes of Lagoa de Óbidos. When the sun starts to set the red tones light up the sky and you’ll feel the urge to come back.

“For isn’t the mark of true happiness the desire to do it all again?”.


Mi casa és su casa

If you are visiting the region and haven’t decided yet where to stay Escola de Vela da Lagoa is glad to help with that task. We have partnerships with several hotel units and houses for rent. Well accommodated you’ll take advantage of our activities and of all the greatness of the region.

It’s a pleasure having you with us!

Gear storage and repair

Escola de Vela da Lagoa has repair facilities so that your gear is always in its top conditions. And because there is no need to always carry it around you can leave your boat, board, sails and all the material with us, we assure you that it will always be in the best conditions.

Second Hand Material

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We have a suggestion for you.
Give a friend or a relative a gift certificate from Escola de Vela da Lagoa and you’ll see that there will be no complaints. This certificate is valid both for classes and gear rental. Unforgettable moments are assured to the receiver of this gift. To purchase or for more informations about this service please contact us via e-mail or telephone.
Telephone: 00351 262 978 592 / 00351 962 568 005



  • All Year
  • mr_Phillipe

    Philippe Dabadie

    B.E.V.C.H (Brevet d'Etat de Voile et Croisiere Habitable), IKO, FPV

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  • Miguel-Hipolito

    Miguel Hipólito

    Instrutor de kitesurf, windsurf, optimist, catamaran, ski e wakeboard

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  • Escola de Vela da Lagoa de Óbidos - Paulo Estrela


    A alimentar o mundo com um sorriso na boca :)

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  • mrs_Isabel

    Isabel Dabadie

    ...and the rest :)

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  • Summer Time
  • EVL-PB



    Instrutor de windsurf, optimist e catamaran

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  • evl_martin

    Martin Bayryamov

    Instrutor de Windsurf

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  • diogo

    Diogo Dabadie

    Instrutor de kitesurf, windsurf, optimist e catamaran

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  • evl_juliana_oliveira

    Juliana Oliveira

    Instrutor de SUP e Canoa

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  • Escola de Vela da Lagoa de Óbidos - João Virgilio, instrutor de kite surf

    João Virgilio

    Instrutor de kitesurf, windsurf, SUP e canoa

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