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Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons
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Since 1996 we've grown into what we hope is the best Surf School in the Algarve, with the top hostels in both Sagres & Lagos, and Surf Shop with a wide range of products. The Surf School still remains at the heart of the company. Learning to surf is...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Praia do Amado, Carrapateira 8650, Portugal
+351 962 846 771
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

I would truly like to thank the whole crew of the Algarve Surf School. These guys know what they are doing and when you are ready for the next step. it may sometimes feel frustrating to repeat the basics, however eventually it is for your...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank soton405
Alessandro R, Manager at Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks Mate! that's great to hear, hope to see you again soon! Alex

Reviewed 1 August 2018

As a guesthouse we have a great relationship with the Algarve surf school. Our guest always come home excited and rapport usually a lovely day. The communication and service between guesthouse and surfschool is good

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

We would like to thank teacher Antoine for an funny and helpfull lesson. Our son, 12 years old, was able to stand up on board and ride the first wawes after one hour :-)

Date of experience: July 2018
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Alessandro R, Manager at Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you guys I’ll definitely pass the message to Antoine!!

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

We've just finished a week with the Algarve surf school. We had beginners lessons for our girls (8 and 10) and an intermediate course. The instructors were excellent with a really professional attitude and coordinated teaching style. The groups were small and the whole experience...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Alessandro R, Manager at Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thank you guys, it’s nice to hear that! See you next year hopefully!

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

I reviewed our day lesson with Algarve Surf School 2 years ago. We were back yesterday and again had an excellent experience. On our previous visit 2 of our group had managed to stand on the boards but not myself. I had told anton our...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank andy s
Alessandro R, Manager at Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you Andy, great to have you again with us! I'll let Antoine and Miriam know for sure, they'll be glad to hear that regards Alex

Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Great day had by 3 boys, well worth extra €15 for full day session, beautiful beach and spectacular situation

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank daraog
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Took a 5days package (hostel + surf) and it was just awesome! Teachers were really professional, explicit, dynamic, fun and positive. They pay great attention to your technic, are full of advice and you leave the 5 days feeling like you have good basics. Would...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

With terrible weather and lack of surf conditions we were not expecting much but we had a great day. Pete (the instructor) was really approachable and taught us really well. The group was good with a combination of people on day lessons and longer courses....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Fantastic people from the Algarve Surf School. Last week I stayed at the hostel in Lagos and had the best time there. Almost everyday surfing at Amado Beach. The instructors were awesome and really paid attention to everybody in the lessons and help you to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Marcel W
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I have had the fortune to try a couple other surf camp locations over the years and at the Algarve Surf School hostel and at Praia Amado (where the surf lessons took place) I had the best damn time. I made a lot of progress...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Alessandro R, Manager at Algarve Surf School - Day Lessons, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thanks so much Michael! So glad to hear it! Spread the love! See you next time!

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Juliette P
4 June 2018|
Response from Alessandro R | Property representative |
Hi there, Unfortunately we only offer surfing lessons. Best regards