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Address: Fanore Beach, Fanore, Ireland
Phone Number: 00353872133996
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Aloha Surf School are situated in the heart of the Burren at beautiful...

Aloha Surf School are situated in the heart of the Burren at beautiful Fanore Beach in Co. Clare. They run surfing lessons and Sea kayaking tours for all ages and abilities, from beginners to improvers, adults, families and kids. They also rent all the equipment you need to get in the water. They are recommended and approved by the Irish Surfing Association.

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Great fun!

A small group of us went for surfing lessons with Tom from Aloha Surf School, an extra activity during a yoga retreat in the Burren. I have never surfed before but love the sea... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
jkdavies2013
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small group of us went for surfing lessons with Tom from Aloha Surf School, an extra activity during a yoga retreat in the Burren. I have never surfed before but love the sea; they were very helpful about finding a wetsuit that fitted my figure. Once on the amazing Fanore beach, we had lessons on the sand about how... More 

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Ali H, Manager at Aloha Surf School, responded to this review

We're delighted that you enjoyed your time surfing with us! What we do is not about becoming a professional surfer, it's about having a great, adventure experience. There's an old surf saying that the best surfer in the water is the one having the most fun! Hopefully we will see you again at some stage. Thanks for surfing with us. More 

Galway, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Great experience with a great instructor. Not sure any of our group will ever become pro-surfers but it was definitely a very fun morning! I'll be going back for sure

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Ali H, Manager at Aloha Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for coming surfing with us and taking the time to review. There is an old surf saying that 'the best surfer in the water is the one having the most fun'! More 

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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

On a whim and after reading some good reviews I contacted Aloha Surf School and spoke with Pete. I asked if there was any chance my wife, two kids and I could get a two day lesson later in the week as we were thinking about heading to the west of Ireland, he said no prob leave it with me.... More 

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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Found this lovely villages and beach and to top it off the surf school - did not go for lessons hired body boards and the staff are great, friendly, informative and knowledgeable - nothing was an issue Highly recommend a visit -less commercialised than Lahinch and better surf the day we went

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Myself and my friend thought we'd give surfing a try and chose Aloha Surf School. We were not disappointed! There was only four of us in the whole group so it was great for getting individual attention for learning. Pete was our instructor was really friendly and supportive, and helped us to gain confidence in the water. The facilities are... More 

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Peter H, Owner at Aloha Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review Jessica. It was a pleasure taking you guys surfing and we had such lovely conditions! Keep up the pop up practice and hopefully see you again!! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

We booked for a family of five to do kayaking. Our three children are from 10 to 18. Pete looked after us very well. We had a great evening. He put us all at ease and gave us all confidence to have a go. I would highly recommend this.

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Thank Charles K
Peter H, Owner at Aloha Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're delighted that you guys had a nice time kayaking with us. Well done to the whole family for giving it a go. I hope the rest of your holiday went well. Hopefully see you next time you're back in Clare More 

Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Always friendly manner, excellent advice and tips. Fanore is such a beautiful part of West Clare and therefore the perfect place for a surf :-)

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Thank Noelle O
Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Had an excellent afternoon out in the sea. Aloha Surf School is excellent--lovely staff and facilities. Enthusiastic staff and nice to chat to. Five of us were looking for something different to do on a Saturday so we decided to book a surf lesson. I hadn't surfed in 12 years so I was very rusty. The wetsuits provided were very... More 

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Thank Lainey C
Peter H, Owner at Aloha Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely review. We're delighted you had a good time surfing with us. Hopefully you'll be back again over the Summer! Thanks for surfing with us. The Aloha Crew More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Looking for something to do with my 3 children (13, 11 and 8) while staying in County Clare this summer we decided to try surfing with the Aloha Surf School. They surfed everyday and had a fantastic time. It made our holiday! The instructors made the first lessons of surfing very fun and now hopefully they will have a lifetime... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

My early teen kids surfed with this surf school 4 days last week in Co Clare. The daily rate goes down the more you use the school which was a great incentive. We didn't, however, need this incentive as we had such a good experience. Booking was easy flexible and the person running the school, Peter, was very helpful and... More 

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