Frequently Asked Questions
Provela Academy is based in Mar de Cristal, at the Marina Mar De Cristal and can easily be found by road or by foot.
Contact Address: Provela, Puerto Deportivo s/n, 30384, Mar de Cristal, Murcia
By Car: Using the address above, your Sat Nav will bring you to the Mar De Cristal Marina.
By Plane: Murcia International Airport is our nearest airport and is a short 35 minute’s drive from us and approximately €40 in a taxi. Alicante Airport is 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minute’s drive.
You can either hire a car or grab a taxi; we recommend car hire as there is much to see and do in the area.
Here are a few different accommodation options:
El Secreto del Agua – This hotel offers a well equipped accommodation as well as a restaurant, cafe and bar. This is all situated just meters away from Provela Academy.
Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe – The 5* hotel is in the heart of La Manga club surrounded by the golf resorts and just around a 10 minute drive to Provela Academy.
Airbnb – There are many lovely places to stay here in Mar De Cristal all in walking distance to Provela Academy.
There is on-site free parking.
Provela Academy does not offer food and drink however we are lucky to be situated next to the Marina Cafe which serves a variety of Spanish and English dishes and drinks. A perfect location to sit back and enjoy the sunshine.
We offer Royal Yachting Association (RYA) courses in Sailing and Powerboating. Private tuition is also available in both.
For other watersports activities we have: Stand Up Paddleboarding, Youth Club and Powerboat Trips.
When you book a course with us you will receive an email confirming the specifics of what you need to bring.
What you will need:
Suitable clothing for on and off the water
- Wetsuit – Provela Academy has a limited range available
- Wetsuit boots or similar – Provela Academy has a limited range available
- Hat and sunscreen (weather dependent)
- Packed lunch or alternatively you can take advantage of the cafe on-site.
What you will receive:
- Any relevant certification required at the end of the course
- Life Jacket or Buoyancy Aid
Provela Academy has an office, club room and training room with access to the marinas changing rooms and toliets.