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Since the beginning of 2020, we have been facing the health crisis of covid-19. Following the various confinements, curfews, health restrictions, professionals in particular in tourism have been strongly impacted. Despite everything, Portugal remains one of the favorite European destinations for the French.

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Portugal is the perfect destination for fans and enthusiasts of water sports and activities. Indeed, the west coast of the country is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and has more beautiful beaches than the others. Whether you are passionate about wakeboarding, surfing, kitesurfing or water skiing, this is the perfect country. For the ideal destination, book by the sea.

Heading to Portugal!

The azure water and sunny paradise beaches are the perfect places to enjoy a successful getaway and outdoor activities.

If you are Surf fan or Wakeboard lover go check the best Surf spots in Portugal and the best Wakeboard spots in Portugal !

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Covid-19 – Measures for traveling to Portugal

Updated February 9, 2022

1) Arrival in Portugal by plane


Countries of the European Union or of a State associated with the Schengen Area (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland)
Brazil, United States and United Kingdom;
Countries whose flights for non-essential travel are permitted subject to mutual confirmation: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Chile, Colombia, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Kuwait, New Zealand, Peru , Qatar, People’s Republic of China, Rwanda and Uruguay, as well as the administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao and Taiwan.

Flights from countries not mentioned are authorized exclusively for “essential travel”, i.e. to allow the entry into Portugal of citizens traveling for professional purposes, studies and family reunification, and for health or humanitarian reasons.

2) Arrival in Portugal by land

It is mandatory to present the EU COVID digital certificate. Citizens who do not hold the Digital Covid EU certificate in the modalities of vaccination, test or recovery, will have to present proof of a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test, carried out within the last 72 hours, or a rapid antigen test (TRAg), performed within the last 24 hours.

In the case of travel by land, each traveler must find out about the measures and restrictions existing in each of the transit countries, directly from their authorities.

3) Arrival in Portugal by sea

The rules are the same as for air travel.
All passengers must complete the Passenger Locator Form (individual), available electronically at< /a>, 96 hours before the scheduled time of arrival in mainland Portugal.

Activities and flights to Portugal

The airlines to Portugal are gradually reopening from various European countries, it is increasingly easy to spend your holidays in Portugal. In addition, activities have resumed and hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, places of cultural visits and others are open at the usual times. Nautical equipment rentals have also resumed, so book at SPOTYRIDE. Thanks to the respect of the sanitary rules put in place to fight against the pandemic, the activities and water sports have also reopened and welcome the practitioners in complete safety.

Whether you are looking for a sporting or relaxing holiday, this is the perfect place. Summer holidays on the fine sandy beaches have never been so good. With Spotyride, you can find your vacation rental, whether it’s a vacation home, a campsite, a residence, a chalet, a bungalow, a villa… thanks to our partner Stay22. We offer you accommodation close to the spots via AirBnb and Booking, good deals and accommodation for everyone.

For the whole family, you can book the perfect activities that everyone will enjoy. Sports activities, walks, nautical excursions, and many others await you.

In addition, the Clean & Safe was created and now brings together more than 17,000 tourism stakeholders who update the relevant information daily to assess the progress of health conditions. Thanks to the creation of this label, you will all be quickly informed of developments in the situation in the country.

For more info: Label Clean and safe

So, for anyone who hasn’t planned anything yet for this summer, or who would like to organize a little trip, SPOTYRIDE offers you its good tips and suggests a trip to Portugal. To go on vacation or for the weekend, the country’s seaside resorts are top notch. Note, the areas around Lisbon are still confined but the rest of the country is free to access.

On SPOTYRIDE you can find all the activities to do with family or friends around the world: Spots in Portugal

Holidays by the sea in summer are a source of energy and well-being! So come and discover the beautiful Portuguese beaches and create unforgettable memories by participating in many activities.

Which sport to do on which spot in Portugal?

To be more precise, we advise fans of kayaking, canoeing, rafting and snorkeling to go to the Algarve region in southern Portugal or to the Tâmega river in Porto .

For fans of wakeboarding, water skiing, kite surfing we recommend Praia da Luz, Praia da Rocha, Sagres, Lagos, Faro or Albufeira.

Finally, for surf fans Sarges, Arrifana and Praia do Amado are must-see spots.


So now don’t hesitate any longer, during the holidays go to Portugal, spend holidays in the sun by the lakes and seas, discover breathtaking landscapes, stroll through the picturesque little streets, taste the Portuguese gastronomy and live unforgettable vacation, so don’t wait any longer to spend your next vacation in Portugal.

No matter your budget, with the variety of accommodations on SPOTYRIDE, you’ll find something for you.

Just head over to our site or download ourSPOTYRIDE mobile app to plan your next vacation and getaway!

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