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Raven Surf School - 1 Day Lessons

Lagos, Portugal
+351 963 256 697
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Highly recommended

The review statistics sure speak for themselves! Decided to take a beginner lesson while traveling... read more

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Robert G
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Fantastic Experience

We were absolute beginners before we went on the course, but due to Mike's great teaching, we were... read more

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SFoerster489
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Learn to Surf with Mike Raven Former English ,British and European Surfing Champion, Level 4 ASI/SGB surf Instructor, surf Instructor/Lifeguard trainer. In the Beautiful Algarve Beaches. SMALL GROUP - PERSONAL ATTENTION - FUN - SAFE
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“great teacher” (17 reviews)
“small group” (15 reviews)
“thanks mike” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Lagos, Portugal
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+351 963 256 697
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The review statistics sure speak for themselves! Decided to take a beginner lesson while traveling in Algarve with my girlfriend. I’ve been to multiple surfing lessons, this was probably the best in my experience. Mike and his family joined for the day, picked us up...More

Thank Robert G
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Reviewed yesterday

We were absolute beginners before we went on the course, but due to Mike's great teaching, we were able to stand up on the board already after half a day. As the group size of the surf class is small, the teaching by Mike was...More

Thank SFoerster489
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really fun classes on a beautiful beach. Mike is a great and patient instructor, the classes were small and everyone was very welcoming and friendly. I had a great time and definitely recommend the lessons if you want to learn to surf!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and daughter went on the trip. They absolutely loved it. Mike was a fantastic teacher and they learned so much in just one day. My daughter would definitely do the 2 or 3 day course next time. Not sure about the husband though,...More

Thank sheno2
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lesson went really well! Mike chose a great spot for us, his explanations were spot on! All the questions I had were expertly covered and there were always tips from Mike on ways to improve things as the lesson progressed. I went with my...More

Thank Evgene D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I were first-time surfers and took one lesson with Mike. We were amazed by his patience with us and the other students in and out of the water. He was quick to answer any questions, gave tips for safety, but most of...More

Thank thelinx38
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife booked surfing lessons for me as a birthday present as it was something I always wanted to try. Mike was a brilliant instructor gave great tips, was very patient & very encouraging. Nicky took pictures that made me look good(thanks Nicky) Pick up...More

Thank n0eleen0hare
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my younger brother (15) took group surfing lessons with Mike for two days. We really enjoyed are time and learnt the basics of surfing. The maxim of the people in one group is 8, which was great, because we had company and at...More

Thank lllaurengr
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I booked a one-day surfing lesson after reading all the good reviews, and we we're not disappointed! None of us had ever surfed, and we were both standing after only a coupe of tries due to the great tips from Mike. We...More

Thank Jenny B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a beginners surf lesson whilst on holiday in Lagos for me and and my boyfriend. We both really enjoyed it and Mike was really good in instructing us and helping out with techniques. The day was really well organised and booking was easy. Would...More

Thank karowbo
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Faith H
June 18, 2018|
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Hi Faith!:) I am not sure why our contact details have disappeared from our page, I will look into it! Please just put Raven Surf School Portugal into google! I am not allowed to put links or contact details here! sorry for... More
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