Óbidos Lagoon: Visit us!
Óbidos Lagoon When distances are short
In addition to being a picturesque village and full of extraordinary places to be discovered or rediscovered, Óbidos offers a fantastic landscape that will allow you to enjoy the best of the Portuguese west.
Óbidos Lagoon and its charms are linked to the practice of Golf, Wellness, Extreme Sports, Hiking along its banks, Bird Watching to Btt anything is possible.
If you prefer, you can always choose the beach and its extensive sand, the sea and its view or a terrace and breathe the fresh air in front of a cup of tea, hot chocolate, wine or a cold beer - always according to what you like or the time you chose.
Óbidos Lagoon System
The Óbidos Lagoon is the most extensive lagoon system in the country, a privileged habitat for an intense fauna and flora.
Several aquatic and migratory birds can be observed in the Lagoon, which is also rich in fish and bivalve molluscs.
In the middle ages, according to ancient records, Lagoa extended to the foot of the village of Óbidos, which lends its name.
Changing ecological system over the centuries, as with all nature, the importance of the Óbidos Lagoon for the Region was realized early on and many preservation efforts have been made, so that it can be enjoyed by those who visit it in full its splendor.
Óbidos Lagoon Sports and Leisure
Lagoa de Óbidos offers visitors a wide range of sports activities throughout the year, which have water in common, whether on the beach or in the lagoon - Sailing, Windsurfing, Canoeing, Rowing, Kiteboarding, Jetski, Waterskiing, Stand Up Paddleboarding and Surf, just choose.
If you don't know where to start, we suggest some of our Fantastic Experiences, where you will find the best there is to offer in this area, such as the Lagoa Sailing School, which is an ideal place to relax and leave behind everyday concerns and where you can learn and practice various activities, such as Kitesurfing. Promise!
If Surf is more your thing, then Surfoz Surfschool is right for you, as Foz do Arelho is a “classroom” par excellence of this modality, where you can find great conditions to practice, whether for beginners or Pros. .
For fishing lovers, the Foz do Arelho open, where the waters of the Lagoon join those of the Atlantic, is referred to as one of the best fishing grounds in Portugal.
Species such as sea bass, sole, plaice, brill, bream, aspen, mullet, and other species such as clams, cockles, mussels, shrimp, octopus, eel, and green crab, are many of which you can feast on if the fishing day goes well.
And after all these nautical activities, there is nothing like relaxing with a beautiful walk through the fantastic views of the Lagoon, which have several walking routes that once again stand out for their variety - be it by the Lagoon, where you can enjoy the most diverse species and contact with the Nature in a special and unique way.