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“Surfin huumaa!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Extreme Algarve

Extreme Algarve
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Owner description: Extreme Algarve is Lagos´premier Surf school and Kitesurf school offering surf lessons and kitesurf lessons. We have accommodation at Casa Offshore but we also provide surf and kitesurf trips and lessons to anyone who would like to book with us whilst staying in Lagos and the Algarve. Please call or email to arrange pick up times.
Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Surfin huumaa!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2013

I found surfing very fun with Extreme Surf Algarve. The quality of teaching was super. Instructions and comments were constructive. I always got info in which part/action to concentrate on. I had enough time to surf by myself to grasp the knowledge and try it out. The balance between teaching and rehearsing was good. I had really good time – thank you!

And here in Finnish as well:

Tässä koulussa saa rahalleen vastinetta. Olen harjoitellut surfia aiemminkin Algarvessa, mutta tässä koulussa homma toimii paremmin. Opetus on laadukasta ja kommentit rakentavia. Opettaja Sebastian on ihan loistava tyyppi ja surfirannat luonnollisesti mahtavia! Jos surfi ei ole ennestään tuttua, kannattaa kokeilla - opetuksessa saa edetä omaan tahtiin. Varoituksen sana, surfikuume voi iskeä!

Visited February 2013
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Portimao, Portugal
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5 reviews
“Improve your surfing and smile all day.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

I've been surfing for years and just was not improving Seb really helped me take my surfing to the next level. We had a right giggle along the way.
Thank you so much for that.

Visited March 2013
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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8 reviews
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“surfing in march in Algarve”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

We just used the brilliant teaching of the owner of the place. We are beginers, it was cold but it was awesome!
Sebasstian is a really good teacher and verry friendly. He gave us also good advice for dinner. We had really graet days with the band staying at this place.
I recomande it...

Visited March 2013
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Edmonton, Canada
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“Hooks you for repeat visits”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013

We wanted to surf at the beginning of the year and we decided on Algarvean town of Lagos and this surf school as the connection from Faro is easy and the weather is great all year round. Although we came at the beginning of February (around 16 degrees), full body wetsuits kept us warm in the sea.
We were the first clients of the year and so we had the boss himself, Sebastian, all to ourselves!!! Now all the coaches we have seen so far elsewhere don't come anywhere near this guy. He knows a great deal about surfing and is an excellent teacher. He does not force you to do the "pop" when standing up on the board and instead offers helpful alternatives based on your personal abilities and fitness.
Thanks to their surfari approach, you are always at the spot where the waves are. Also, Sebastian took photos of our surfing progress, so that is a very nice bonus.
The school offers other outdoor adventures throughout Algarve, you can stay in their "casa" and they are also interested in making a positive impact on the whole area with their association.
Thank you Sebastian!

Visited February 2013
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Sebastian W, Owner at Extreme Algarve, responded to this review, February 26, 2013
Radek and Barbra, what a pleasure having you guys.
Glad you loved the lessons and glad you chose the Algarve and us of course :)

Hey and now you know that the chat at surf school can be interesting and instructive beyond just surfing ;)

See you guys soonX
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London
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“'hug the ocean with extreme algarve'”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2012

We had a look at many surf camps across europe and ended up booking here. Extremely happy with the decision, great value for money, great accomodation, great location - close to town and 2 beautiful beaches and the weather was pleasent even at the end of September.

Surf lessons were perfect, one session in morning and one in the afternoon. Great, knowledgable instructors providing great tips and techniques.

Beautiful beach house with everthing you could ask for.

Truly was a magical surfing holiday.

Thank you x

Visited September 2012
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