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“As good as ever”

7 Island Surf School
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Owner description: Professional Surf Coaching and Holidays in Fuerteventura.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Geneva, Switzerland
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“As good as ever”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

Tom is consistently the best at making the effort to identify where and when the best conditions for beginners or infrequent surfers will be. So it's a different time every day, according to the swell, tides, wind etc. He's a nice guy too.

Visited October 2012
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7IslandSurfschool, Owner at 7 Island Surf School, responded to this review, November 12, 2012
Thanks for joining us again this year during your Surf Holiday on the island here. Glad to read you still enjoy it and that you are able to get a lot from our Surf Sessions. Keep in touch :-) Regards, The 7 Island Surf Team.
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“Once again, simply brilliant!”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

Well, I've just returned from surfing with Tom for the third time in 12 months and I'm already booked in for a few days at New Years. Tom and new recruit Lou, are both so enthusiastic and really seem to get a buzz out of seeing you improve. Tom's knowledge of the island and where is best to surf is second to none which is not an easy task as the swell and the tides very much dictate where is suitable - many other schools do not appear to take this much care with selecting where to take students. Tom's approach really does pay dividends, even though it sometimes means visiting 2 or 3 spots before deciding on the most appropriate and we even got one place all to ourselves with some amazing waves.

Both Tom and Lou get into the water and are hands on in helping you improve and in selecting waves. I lost count of the amount of waves Lou helped me onto by giving me a hard push at the critical time! I think that my wave selection has improved immeasurably over the fortnight (thanks to Lou and Tom) and I now feel braver and able to have a go at catching bigger waves.

Sara, as ever, is brilliant and so welcoming and hospitable and you can tell in many ways that they (7 island) care about their guests and want to make sure that they are ok - whether that relates to in or out of the water.

Thanks guys and will see you on 30th December. Tell Lou I will be practicing the pop ups and I expect to hear about how he has mastered "The Box"!!

Visited October 2012
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7IslandSurfschool, Owner at 7 Island Surf School, responded to this review, November 2, 2012
Wow, thank you soo much for another brilliant review !!! It is always a pleasure having you in our group. Good times and laughs guaranteed ! Thanks again and we are already looking forward to seeing you again in December... got the rental board waiting for you already :-) Thanks again (also for the mags !) and see you soon, The 7 Island Surf Team.
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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“Absolutely brilliant time”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Brilliant time with Tom and Sara and new recruit Lou. Whether you're a complete beginner or more experienced looking for tips to "up your game" this is the school. Can't wait to get back with them for more, Tom let me use one of his own boards so I could get to grips with a smaller "proper" board (6ft fish) instead of the easier foamy option.. I really want to go back and take the surfari next time. Top marks. Ash

Visited October 2012
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7IslandSurfschool, Owner at 7 Island Surf School, responded to this review, November 2, 2012
What a brilliant review ! Many many thanks for that and also for the trust you have shown to join us again :-) You know when the Surfari's are on next, and we'ld love to have you join us with the other Surfers looking for waves on the Northshore. Thanks again and hopefully see you sometime soon. The 7 Island Surf Team.
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Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
“Best Holidays ever”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

We just came back from our unforgettable 10 days surf holidays on Fuerteventura with 7 Island Surf School ! We took a package (7 days surf course and accommodation at Bristol Playa) and we were more that happy with our choice ! The hotel is situated right on the seaside with a beautiful view on the windmills and just a few minutes walk from the city center. One of the best in the city restaurants is located just round the corner. We received with the package a list of restaurants and bars to visit (very useful for someone new on the island), and we loved every place we went from that list (thank you Sara for this nice choice!). The organization of our lessons was perfect (pick up always on time right from the hotel). Tom was always looking for the best spot depending on weather conditions and we had lessons on three different spots during our stay. Tom is a very good teacher who understands very well your needs and gives you advice whenever you need it. He is also a very nice and easygoing person who just makes you feel comfortable all the time. He also structures his lessons in a very smart way. I personally adored our little break in the middle of the session, when you already got exhausted, during which he gave us some useful theory about surfing (including info about surfboards,waves, high /low tide etc.). Thank you both, Tom and Sara, for this wonderful holidays ! You made me become absolute surfing fan and I will definitely continue to do it and will for sure come back to Fuerteventura !

Visited October 2012
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7IslandSurfschool, Owner at 7 Island Surf School, responded to this review, November 2, 2012
Thank you so much for the fabulous review ! We are really pleased that you both really enjoyed your time with us. If we can ever help you with anything else again, please don't hesitate to let us know. Greetings from sunny Fuerte, The 7 Island Surf Team.
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“Fab holiday”
Reviewed October 11, 2012

We had 5 days of surf instruction with Tom. It was a great holiday and Tom was a very good teacher who is also very patient! He provides lots of feedback so you can really focus on your technique and we went to some amazing surf spots! It was so well organised and Sarah and Tom are really friendly and helpful. My boyfriend surfs so Tom was able to drop him off at the bigger waves and show him where to go which was ideal while the rest of us went off to more suitable (smaller) waves. Brilliant holiday all round and fab food in Corralejo!

Visited September 2012
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7IslandSurfschool, Owner at 7 Island Surf School, responded to this review, October 23, 2012
Muchas gracias for the wonderfull review ! It is really great to hear you all enjoyed your time with us and no one felt left out :-) If we can ever help with anything else, please don't hesitate to let us know. Saludos desde Fuerteventura, The 7 Island Surf Team.
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