Our Team

Becca, CEO Algarve Watersport BECCA - Camp Manager

The AWS princess, she is in charge of the camp in Daniel’s absence. Charming and hard-working like no other, this power woman is trilingual in German, Hungarian and English. She has a passion for surfing and snowboarding. Don’t be surprised to hear her welcoming laugh 24/7 as she never leaves the house without it. She is the caring mother of the AWS family!

Daniel, Owner and Founder of Algarve WatersportDANIEL - Owner and Founder

The owner and founder of AWS, obsessed with all board sports since 30 years. Daniel used to be a team rider in snowboarding, but he can literally ride any kind of board. 10 years ago he made his dream come true: ‘‘A place where you can get into the water at any conditions.’‘ AWS provides all water sports in our well known and wonderful Algarve Watersport camp.

Kitesurf head instructorLUGA - Head Kite Instructor

Luga is the head instructor of our AWSome kite crew. You can recognise him by his dreadlocks, he is our freestyle master and a fantastic instructor. Luga’s pizza is as great as his handle passes and blind judges. He is still a bit Italian deep inside but spend most of his life in Tenerife or the Portuguese Algarve. He is team rider for Shinn Boards and Switch Kiteboarding.

Surf Camp house keeper and dogTRICK - Mechanic, Maintenance, Creative Corner

Almost everything you see in and around the camp has been made by Trick’s magic hands and brain. The Estonian-Tirolian super-handy-man made our camp (and also the sister camp in the mountains) a beautiful and cozy place to be for the past years. A true soul hippy spreading a great vibe, does what he wants and believes in the right things.

windsurf instructor marcin shakaMARCIN - Kite Instructor

Marcin has literally all board sports on the water as a hobby and is good at all of them. He is smooth on the SUP, a surfboard, wakeboard, under a kite even with a hydrofoil! Marcin has his own surfboard brand “Polvo”. As a professional physiotherapist you can tell by the way he moves over the water that he knows exactly what he is doing. He is always on the move, just like his dog Hela.

Holidays in surf camp, Lagos, PortugalJAKOB - Kite Instructor

Jakob has the brightest and widest smile of AWS, if not in the Algarve! He teaches kitesurfing to anyone, anywhere. As a geography student, he is one of the guys who actually really understands the wind. Besides his addiction for kitesurfing is he also know for being crazy about chocolat and sweets. His latest passion is hydrofoiling!

Windsurfing instructor in Lagos, Portugal, Algarve WatersportNIKO - Windsurf, Kite & SUP Instructor

Nico is one of the most all-around talented person we know. He can teach you windsurfing, kitesurfing, SUP and many interesting facts about life. He can even take you for a mountain bike tour. In his time off he will fix your car or helps you out to repair your bike and after that, he could cook you an AWSome dinner.

Bence Kite instructorBENCE - Kite Instructor

Bence is one of our passionated kite instructors and teaches wakeboarding and SUP. He is always there for a laugh and with his sense of humour guaranteed makes you laugh as well. His afro hair and smooth moves make you happy to look at, at all times. He is an entertainer without even knowing, ripping all kind of boards.

Surfer in Ariffana, AlgarveANDRAS - Surf Instructor

Andras, our chilled surf instructor illustrates everything what surfing has to offer. This shows in his love for nature and relaxed lifestyle. His remarkable endurance and great excitement for waves can keep him in the ocean for literally the whole day. Patient like a coral he will get you up on the board surfing in no time.

Sabinki with surf boardSABINKI - Office

Sabinki is our charismatic and hyperactive Eastern European receptionist. Very expressive, always happy and loads of fun. Spending the past years surfing around the world Sabinki could never go back to her previous job in rainy London. She only needs the ocean, somebody to talk to and a good laugh to stay happy.

Jenci, Chef in the kitchen, Algarve WatersportJENCI - Chef

The German “Gordon Ramsey”, a.k.a. master chef. Michelin wouldn’t have enough stars to rate his marvellous cooking skills! Jenci loves food and good rock music. If you hear screaming vocals and electric guitar solo, he is definitely in the house. Jenci is great fun, he is the big boss in the kitchen and a well appreciated friend outside of work!

Surf camp housekeeper girlMERCI -Kitchen Fairy

Merci, our incredible breakfast fairy, a beautiful soul inside and out. Bence’s girl is a cool chick, who is always up for some fun. She makes you feel warm welcomed and will ensure every morning that you have enough energy for an exhausting watersport day with her magnificent breakfast.

About us

We offer top quality courses, day trips and rentals for Surfing, Kiteboarding, SUP-ing, Windsurfing and Wakeboarding. If you stay somewhere at the Algarve between Lagos and Albufeira and would like to be picked up for a surf trip to the West coast, catch big air with a wakeboard in front of Meia Praia or would like to get into kitesurfing, the fastest growing watersport of the millennium… we are specialised in boardsport on water and we even might be able to pick you up anywhere from Albufeira to Sagres.
Lagos Camp

The New Camp House Lagos is the perfect place for people who like to go surfing, kiteboarding, wakeboarding or windsurfing.
It is located in a quiet area of Lagos above famous Meia Praia Beach. From the top terrasse, you can see the ocean.
The beach, the town, the windsurf centre and the wakeboarding boat in the Marina can be reached by a short walk (5-10 min.).
We have daily transport to the surf and kite spots. From the camp, we reach about 20 different surf spots within 30 min. drive.
The accommodation offers to all the campers a pool, barbeque area, a big garden with a trampoline and an outside multi-sport court.

In the Baraka Bar, you can have a cold beer or cocktail while checking the Wifi-Internet, watching TV or play, pool or backgammon.
Lagos is an old fisher town about 70 km from Airport Faro and 30 km to Sagres, the south-west of Europe. It is the ideal base for the watersport activities. Great waves on the west and south coast, only minutes away from the best kite spot of the Algarve, the Ria do Alvor.
The new Kite House is not a wild party house anymore, but we are still only minutes away from the night action in the centre of Lagos with all the pubs, clubs, restaurants and street life.

Lagos is the party capital of the Algarve, the young and crazy scene comes from all over the world. Aussies, Kiwis, Canadians and Euros party until dawn.

No matter if you are a customer of our Surf, Kite, Wake Camp or if you stay in a hotel or resort between Albufeira and Sagres, you can always join our trips and lessons. We might be able to offer a transfer service which will pick you up and bring you to the right spot for a great surf, kite or wake adventure.

No hassle, no worries, just fun!

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