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Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons
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Since 1996 we've grown into what we hope is the best Surf School in the Algarve, with the top hostels in both Sagres & Lagos, and Surf Shop with a wide range of products. The Surf School still remains at the heart of the company. Learning to surf is...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Praia do Amado, Carrapateira 8650, Portugal
+351 962 846 771
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

I would truly like to thank the whole crew of the Algarve Surf School. These guys know what they are doing and when you are ready for the next step. it may sometimes feel frustrating to repeat the basics, however eventually it is for your...More

Thank soton405
Alessandro R, Manager at Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thanks Mate! that's great to hear, hope to see you again soon! Alex

Reviewed August 1, 2018

As a guesthouse we have a great relationship with the Algarve surf school. Our guest always come home excited and rapport usually a lovely day. The communication and service between guesthouse and surfschool is good

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

We would like to thank teacher Antoine for an funny and helpfull lesson. Our son, 12 years old, was able to stand up on board and ride the first wawes after one hour :-)

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Alessandro R, Manager at Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thank you guys I’ll definitely pass the message to Antoine!!

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We've just finished a week with the Algarve surf school. We had beginners lessons for our girls (8 and 10) and an intermediate course. The instructors were excellent with a really professional attitude and coordinated teaching style. The groups were small and the whole experience...More

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Alessandro R, Manager at Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Thank you guys, it’s nice to hear that! See you next year hopefully!

Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I reviewed our day lesson with Algarve Surf School 2 years ago. We were back yesterday and again had an excellent experience. On our previous visit 2 of our group had managed to stand on the boards but not myself. I had told anton our...More

Thank andy s
Alessandro R, Manager at Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Thank you Andy, great to have you again with us! I'll let Antoine and Miriam know for sure, they'll be glad to hear that regards Alex

Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Great day had by 3 boys, well worth extra €15 for full day session, beautiful beach and spectacular situation

Thank daraog
Reviewed May 18, 2018

Took a 5days package (hostel + surf) and it was just awesome! Teachers were really professional, explicit, dynamic, fun and positive. They pay great attention to your technic, are full of advice and you leave the 5 days feeling like you have good basics. Would...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

With terrible weather and lack of surf conditions we were not expecting much but we had a great day. Pete (the instructor) was really approachable and taught us really well. The group was good with a combination of people on day lessons and longer courses....More

Thank NCBlaker
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Fantastic people from the Algarve Surf School. Last week I stayed at the hostel in Lagos and had the best time there. Almost everyday surfing at Amado Beach. The instructors were awesome and really paid attention to everybody in the lessons and help you to...More

Thank Marcel W
Reviewed September 21, 2017

I have had the fortune to try a couple other surf camp locations over the years and at the Algarve Surf School hostel and at Praia Amado (where the surf lessons took place) I had the best damn time. I made a lot of progress...More

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Alessandro R, Manager at Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2017

Thanks so much Michael! So glad to hear it! Spread the love! See you next time!

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Juliette P
June 4, 2018|
Response from Alessandro R | Property representative |
Hi there, Unfortunately we only offer surfing lessons. Best regards