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Address: 8 Cameron Place, Swansea SA4 4PD, Wales
Phone Number: 01792 550019

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The Rookery at St Ives

We had a lovely 3 night stay at The Rookery, B&B, St Ives in Cornwall. Ron & Barbara were the perfect host's along with Sue who was so friendly. Excellent choice of breakfasts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2016
Jayne B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely 3 night stay at The Rookery, B&B, St Ives in Cornwall. Ron & Barbara were the perfect host's along with Sue who was so friendly. Excellent choice of breakfasts, very comfortable nest, spottlesly clean, perched overlooking the harbour, 3 minute walk from the centre of St Ives. Shame we had to migrate back up North. We... More 

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Thank Jayne B
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We brought our two teenage kids along to Wales for the summer holidays and were looking for a surf school that would give us the basics and a fun experince together. Progress was fantastic and surpassed all our expectations! Dan and our intructor were really attentive and encouraging us to throw ourselves into it. They were friendly and particularly supportive... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

If you haven't surfed before (a) do it now and (b) do it with progress surf academy, the guys were amazing, relaxed, fun and unbelieveably enthusiastic. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would defo return to catch a few more waves, thanks guys!!

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progresssurf, Owner at Progress Surf Academy & Swansea Surf School, responded to this review

We were blessed again with great conditions for your surfing lessons and although the waves were not too big they were perfect for learning on. Llangennith has waves all year round and the 3 miles of sand make it perfect to teach on. It was great teaching you and we would be pleased to see you again soon. Dan @... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The instructors made this a fun and relaxed afternoon, they make it feel like you were getting one on one tuition even when you in a group. I'm over 50 and they got me standing up and surfing, brilliant thanks boys. Cheers Mark

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Thank Mark H
progresssurf, Owner at Progress Surf Academy & Swansea Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words Mark. I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us. We enjoy teaching surfing lessons and I hope this was the impression you got from your surf lesson with us at Progress Surf. Please get in touch to book further lessons with us. Regards, Dan @ Progress Surf School. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Amazing time! Was sceptical when bruv advised he wanted to surf on his stag. Instructors are brilliant, great banter, all round good craic! Fully recommended! Cheers Dan

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Thank Rafe S
progresssurf, Owner at Progress Surf Academy & Swansea Surf School, responded to this review

I'm glad you had a great time with us. It was great seeing you at the beach and the Baywatch 'babe' outfit for the stag was absolutely perfect for the occasion. I hope you get to surf with us again in the future but even if you don't at least you have lasting memories to take away with you from... More 

Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Amazing experience!! Teaching was well supportive and so worth the money they are asking for. Also, not only did I manage to stand up on the board during the first teaching lesson but also realised how much fun surfing is!! I am already planning when to get my next surfing lesson with them...

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progresssurf, Owner at Progress Surf Academy & Swansea Surf School, responded to this review

It is not an unusual thing for people to stand in their first lesson with us. Actually most people that learn to surf with us stand during their 1st lesson. Any future surfing lessons are aimed at getting customers more consistent but we do this in a fun and friendly manner to make sure you get the most from our... More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

Great lesson, equipment, and instructors! Instruction was well suited for my entire family from age 12 up to me. Although the waves were small the experience was huge!

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progresssurf, Owner at Progress Surf Academy & Swansea Surf School, responded to this review

I am really glad you enjoyed your surfing lesson with us at Progress Surf School in Swansea. Even though the waves were small on the day of your lesson we strive to ensure everyone has a great time learning to surf with us by giving extra tuition during the lulls between sets of waves. I hope we will see you... More 

Swansea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Have used Progress for the past two years with a group of 20 children, excellent instructors, friendly, fun the children had a great experience even when the waves were flat.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

I fancied having ago at surfing at this surf school was recommended by a friend. 1st lesson & I was up on the board and have never looked back since. Now I love surfing :) Fun day out with cool instructors. Highly recommend :)

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progresssurf, Owner at Progress Surf Academy & Swansea Surf School, responded to this review

Hi thanks for your kind remarks. We try to make all of our surfing lessons fun and exciting whilst placing an emphasis on safety in and out of the water. We hope to see you in the water again soon having a great time learning to surf with us here at Progress Surf School in Swansea. Please remember any future... More 

Caerphilly, Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

The Surf school was recommended to me by some friends. I went there for a bit of refresher training from the guys before a surfing holiday to Morocco and I wasn’t disappointed I was back up on the board in no time. With their expert tuition and friendly patient approach to teaching you to surf, you can’t help but succeed... More 

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progresssurf, Owner at Progress Surf Academy & Swansea Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review my surf school and for providing such positive remarks. We strive to ensure our customer receive the best possible service and we take great pride in getting our surf school students to improve quickly so their money is well spent. If you would like to book again the future we will be happy... More 

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