Stand Up Paddle

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Living the Dream – Sharing the Love. It’s a new world of nature, adventure, and enjoyment that’s waiting for you right here on the waters of the Algarve, Portugal. You will embark on a journey that will last a lifetime. Let this journey begin with Zen Sup.

Sunrise Tour

Sunrise Tour

Make the most of this once in a lifetime opportunity to discover one of the worlds most breathtaking  sea caves.

Beginner Tour

Beginner Tour

Have you been thinking of learning Stand Up Paddle? Now is the perfect time and the Algarve is the perfect place.

Sunset Tour

Sunset Tour

The day is done and it’s time for the softness of the day to give way to the wonders of the night. Don’t miss this chance!

SUNRISE TOUR BENAGIL

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Make the most of this once in a lifetime opportunity to discover one of the worlds most breathtaking  sea caves, Benagil. At day break, while the surrounding nature and landscape spring to life you can be SUPing your way through some of the Algarve’s most hidden treasures. It’s towering coastline, it’s magnificent sea caves, it’s hidden beaches are waiting for you. Not only will you be truly amazed by these natural wonders but you will also create precious memories, and photographs, that will last a lifetime.

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Meeting: Starting at 6:45 at Praia de Benagil (outside O Pescador Restaurant) and paddling along the limestone coastline in the direction Praia da Marinha and back.

 

What’s included

– 2h water time

– short safety briefing and if necessary an introduction to SUP techniques

– guidance and accompaniment by a SUP instructor at all times on the beach and on the water

– highest standard of NAISH SUP equipment

– life jacket and rash vest

– photos of experience

– fresh fruit juice & cereal snack bar

– wetsuit in XS-XL – if required or necessary

 

What’s not included

– beachwear

– head wear

– water

– suncream

 

Price of tour

– €60 p.p

 

Extras

– Pick-up and return to your residence if requested for €5 p.p/way up to 15 km each way

Note: This tour is best suited to persons with some previous SUP Experience.

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BEGINNER TOUR RIA FORMOSA

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Have you been thinking of learning Stand Up paddle now for a while? Now is the perfect time and the Ria Formosa in the Algarve is the perfect place. Protected from the ocean by seven barriers islands the Ria is a salt water lagoon that is a paradise for SUP. Combining small beaches, marina access and a vast expanse of gentle waterways for you to discover as you master the art of Stand Up Paddle Boarding. The local community and marine life that surrounds the Ria adds a fascinating dimension to this SUP learning environment.

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What’s included

– 2h water time

– briefing on safety, location, equipment and SUP technique

– guidance and accompaniment by a SUP instructor at all times on the beach and on the water

– highest standard of NAISH SUP equipment

– life jacket and rash vest

– fresh fruit juice & cereal snack bar

– wetsuit in XS-XL – if required or necessary (€5 extra)

– transport back to departure point, if necessary due to wind or current

 

What’s not included

– beachwear

– head wear

– water

– suncream

 

Price for what you get

– Single         €55 p.p.

– Couple       €45 p.p.

– Groups 3+ €40 p.p.

– Children    €30 p.p.

 

Extras

– Photo service for €5 per person/couple

– Pick-up and return to your residence if requested for €5 p.p./way up to 15 km each way

SUNSET TOUR RIA FORMOSA

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The day is done and it’s time for the softness of the day to give way to the wonders of the night. And there is nothing quite like taking to the waters of the Ria Formosa on a Stand Up Paddle Board to witness the Sun silently sinking below the western horizon. Imagine you are there at Sunset as this vast bird sanctuary and natural reserve slip gently off into the stillness of the night. Don’t miss the chance to experience first hand the hypnotic colours of an Algarvian Sunset.

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What’s included

– 2h water time

– short briefing on safety, location, equipment and if necessary the SUP technique

– guidance and accompaniment by a SUP instructor at all times on the beach and on the water

– highest standard of NAISH SUP equipment

– life jacket and rash vest

– wetsuit in XS-XL – if required or necessary (€5 extra)

– Transport back to departure point, if necessary due to wind or current

 

What’s not included

– beachwear

– head wear

– water

– suncream

 

Price for what you get

– Single         €55

– Couple       €45 p.p.

– Groups 3+ €40 p.p.

– Children    €30 p.p.

 

Extras

– Photo service for €5 per person/couple

– Pick-up and return to your residence if requested for € 5 p.p. / way up to 15 km each way

Note: This tour is best suited to persons with some previous SUP Experience.

MEET THE TEAM

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Heike

A qualified SUP instructor, a friend of the environment and bonafide adventurer. She loves ZEN SUP and embodies its essence. Heike says: “To be on the waters so blue, with beautiful people, really brings you a feeling of peace and serenity. That’s really living the dream”.

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John

Also a qualified SUP instructor and a friend of the environment. Seeker of excellence and founder of ZEN SUP he drives his enterprise with dedication and passion. “People want quality, in terms of teaching, equipment, and experience”. John says: “At ZEN SUP we deliver all of the above”.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

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  • "Enjoyed a fantastic ZEN SUP Tour along the glorious Algarve coastline, both at sunrise and at sunset, unforgettable. Using top quality equipment, the most professional and friendly instruction gives you the most memorable experience imaginable."

    Roger L.
    Roger L.
  • "Learning to SUP with ZEN SUP was an amazing experience. With passion and dedication, Heike and John make it so easy to do, teaching you how, taking you out on the water and in no time you enjoy paddling on the most beautiful spots like the Ria Formosa. What stands out most with them is professionalism, passion, and fun. Great teachers that know what they do."

    Ellen S.
    Ellen S.
  • "Looking forward to spending time again with John, Heike, and Luna. If you fancy learning to SUP or just want to spend some great time on the water with lovely people, then ZEN SUP are the people for you."

    Jon L.
    Jon L.

Living the Dream

Sharing the Love

Rua 25 de Abril
8125-264 Quarteira, Portugal

John Hogan: +351 936 735 778