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About International Surf School
Surf lessons with licenced instructors. Group and private lessons. Surf equipement rentals and beach transfers. Beautiful surfcamp with great atmosphere close to the center, supermarket and 2 beaches.
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Bryan wrote a review Apr 2021
Zurich, Switzerland1 contribution
If you are down for surfing in the Algarve, these guys at International Surf School are the real McCoy! You can feel their passion and enthusiasm in every grain of sand, and occasionally in an after-session beer or coffee :) as locals, their knowledge of the beaches and conditions, together with an accurate teaching style (nowadays even with videotraining) will definitely improve your surfing skills or ‘ll make you come back for more fun in the waves… Thank you Rafa, Carlos, Gordo, Rui, Xana, and everybody back in the camp, you guys are the reason I keep coming back! Cu back in summer!
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Olivia-Bernadette wrote a review Apr 2021
Nürnberg2 contributions
Eigentlich sollte man seine Lieblingsspots ja nicht teilen, sonst werden sie bloß überrannt aber sharing is caring!✌️🌊 Von allen Surfschulen die ich weltweit ausprobiert habe, ist diese die Beste! Hier gibt es keine „Saison-Teenie-Lehrer“ die lieber selbst surfen statt dir was beizubringen, sondern Lehrer die gestandene, erfahrene Surfer sind und dessen Leidenschaft und Passion es ist, anderen das Surfen beizubringen! Glaubt mir die feiern euch mehr als ihr euch selbst, wenn ihr auf dem Brett zum ersten Mal stehen bleibt! Und für jeden Unterrichtsgeschmack ist was dabei. Wer richtig surfen lernen will ist hier Gold richtig! Actually, you shouldn't share your favourite spots, otherwise they'll just get overrun, but sharing is caring!✌️🌊 Of all the surf schools I've tried around the world, this one is the best! They don't have "seasonal teen instructors" who would rather surf themselves than teach you, but instructors who are seasoned, experienced surfers and whose passion is to teach others to surf! Believe me, they celebrate you more than you celebrate yourself when you stop on the board for the first time! And there is something for every teaching taste. If you want to learn to surf properly, you've come to the right place!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Daniel wrote a review Apr 2021
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Well where do I start, if you want to learn to surf, then look no further... these guys are pros and they celebrate your improvements surfing second to none !!! Local boys that know the conditions and what they re talking about.... has become my second home. From the bottom of my heart guys , thanx a mil, Rafa, Carlos, David , Mel , Joao, Rui, Xana and last but not least Gordo ... luv you guys ❤️🤙
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Date of experience: March 2021
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alex j wrote a review Oct 2020
sxm3 contributions2 helpful votes
how to start?was a month ago and i am still chocked,i was surfing with few people and few waves but it was all fun; a good set shows,i start paddling and the surf teacher was yelling at her student to catch my wave ; i had priority who s an "international" rule around the world then some places where there are some pseudo gang choose to not respect this basic fundamental rule; basically the teacher of international surf school sagres was telling her student to dropped on me,she could not even stand up i saw her before;so he let her destroyed the only good wave i could have this morning, i fell underwater;told him and he starts paddling to me screaming swearing at me with a germanic accent ;i was convinced this surf teacher was going to beat me; so avoid that schooll were teacher tell you to have zero respect; my girlfriend understood immediately who he was when i start telling her the story,she says o yeah the guy who s catching all the waves ; wathever is his issue you can not learn with a guy swearing non stop and catching all the waves and trying to impressed people;we went to the local police as we leave in lisbon and in case something else will happened.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Esbjorn1 wrote a review Nov 2019
Waterloo, Belgium8 contributions3 helpful votes
We signed up for a beginners course. Office staff was very friendly and helpful. The lesson started with us visiting 5 beaches during 2.5 hours, teacher looking for the perfect conditions. Time mostly spent looking for colorshifts in the sea. After lunchtime we were told it wasn’t going to be possible for us to surf this day. The more advance surfers went out while we were offered a full refund and had to return back. It was a beautiful day and the scenery was spectacular but if the teacher really wanted us to try surfing there was definitely opportunity but ambition slightly above reasonable. For advanced classes I assume this school no what they are doing but for us it wasn’t a good fit.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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