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“Surfing with a cool vibe”
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Yellow-Van Tours & Activities
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Owner description: We are cool, and relaxed local guides, always happy to welcome and help you on whatever you need. We have the pleasure to show you the best we have on our history and culture, from sightseeing tours, city guided tours to all different type of activities we can do here in Lisbon - Portugal. Our main goal is to make your trip and holidays something unforgettable, and making you to be in love for our Country. We offer you a wide range of daly activities for you to explore Lisbon and Portugal in a different way. Don't lost more time and join us on our daily adventures around Lisbon and Portugal. With love your Yellow Van Team!
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Carlos and Pedro were super cool - we thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. Being two complete novices to surfing, we were a little concerned about what the day may hold for us, however, the relaxed mood of both instructors as well as their general vibe to make it feel as if you're surfing with a few friends, made it all enjoyable. These classes are delivered by folks who are passionate about what they do and it's not just a job - this is very evident in the way the day is scheduled. We were taken to a beautiful beach - with waves suitable for beginners - taught the principles and mentored us throughout the day. Personally, the morning was frustrating, not due to any fault of the lesson, but simply because we couldn't stand up on the boards. By the afternoon, it was a different case - energised after the lovely lunch and chill out, we were ready to hit the waves again - this time, SUCCESS - standing up and cruising the waves! It is quite simply impossible to describe in words how it feels the first time you do this - take a WOOOOOOH and multiply it by a 100! This would not have been possible without the determination of both instructors to help us learn the basics of surfing. The lesson is very hands-on and you hardly spend much time on the beach itself - which is great - but prepare to be exhausted by the end of the day - a nice bottle of Lisbon's red wine and an early night might be the only things you do for the rest of the evening!

Thank Pragash S
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

My sister and I were both totally newbies on a surf board before we visited Lisbon. Therefore we booked two full days surf with Yellow Van Tours - and it was an absolute amazing experience! They picked us up in the city, toke us to the beach with the best waves and brought all equipment and lunch - furthermore Carlos and his partner were really nice company! We can't recommend them enough :)

Thank SHulvej
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Reviewed 25 August 2014

We had an awesome experience with Yellow Van Tours, half day of surf experience.
Very friendly "surf-guide", great service and flexibility and a very safe, fun and perfect experience in the waves.

Worth all the money and would recommend it to everyone who loves splashing around in the water !

Thank AureliusLive
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

These guys are really cool they looked after me amazingly mainly because I had a massive hangover but I powered through and had a great session!! Thanks a lot you two hopefully see you again!

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Reviewed 12 August 2014

They were really fast on responding on every query we had and the communication and payment was seamless. We booked a half day surf tour and got picked up by Carlos. Him and his colleague were both super friendly and provided us with great input on how to improve our surfing. Many thanks to both of them for making our Lisbon trip even better! Highly recommend Yellow-Van Surf.

Thank Johan W
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