Teaching people to surf since 2004!

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Surfing Lessons in the Algarve Portugal

Safety and fun are paramount in our surfing lessons in the Algarve Mike is an I.P.D.J Treinador De Desport Surf Grad 2 (I.P.D.J Trainer Of Sport! Surf Level 2 Portuguese qualification) A.S.I (Academy of Surfing Instructors) Level 4 Master Surfing Coach and surf Instructor trainer. And also a qualified SLSGB (Surf life Saving Great Britain) lifeguard and trainer. Top quality Surf tuition is very important to us and we will endeavour to make your surf lessons with us fun and rewarding!

Blessed with all year round sunshine and quality Surf.

The Algarve beaches are the perfect place to learn to surf and holiday. Its is the least developed region in Portugal, the western Algarve is a naturally protected nature reserve. Pristine sun drenched beaches with wild jagged coastlines and Europe's southwestern most point, Cabo de São Vicente (Cape St Vincent). The perfect place to chill out and learn to surf or fine tune your surfing technique

picture of perfect blue waves in Portugal

Brilliant. Would highly Recommend!
Excellent family based Surf coach, Mike works in small Groups so that each person gets detailed feedback on how to improve. so me and my grilfreind really felt the progress by the end of the three hours, highly Knowledgeable and Fun, the family came along too and brought snacks and took photos, very nice atmosphere! Many other schools are solely business orientated and basically throw you all in a group of 15 to 20, with mininal advice or interaction so you are essentially just hiring the equipment and getting frustrated. Would highly recommend Raven Surf Lessons for a quality experience.
Amazing experience ! 100% approved !
My girlfriend and I were in holidays in Lagos for a few days. I had a low surfing experience and my gf had none. We decided to go for Raven’s day lesson after taking a look at the great reviews. The least we can say is that we were not disappointed ! We had an amazing experience ! They accepted to take us two on a one day notice which was a nice gesture. Mike was very nice throughout the entire session, gave us great advices and managed to easily handle our different levels. Mike’s wife took care of us, which was super pleasant. My gf ended up standing on the board several times and I know I have progressed a lot as well. I know I will call them as soon as I come back to Lagos and I would recommend them to any friend going there. Thank you again Mike for this experience !!
Fantastic experience for first time surfers!
We were a group of 4 none of which has ever surfed before and we loved Mike's class. He is very cool and professional. We went to Bordeira beach and we had the group class just for the 4 of us, so almost the same as a private class. Mike would teach us and give us feedback as the class went through and would adapt new techniques tailored for each of us individually. Highly recommended! Mike and Nicky are very nice and easy going people and they even have the cutest dog ever that makes the whole experience even better. Thank you very much for this class Mike and Nicky!
Amazing first time surf experience
Could not be happier with our choice! Mike and Nikki were super friendly and really knowledgeable. They quickly made us feel comfortable with the board and had us catching a wave standing before our first break! Highly recommend it, seeing all the other groups I really felt like we got a lot more out of it based on the coaching we got. Thanks again for a great day!

"The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun."

Phil Edwards
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Surfing experience in Portugal

High quality surf lessons in the Algarve! Lagos and Bordeira beach on the west coast! Small groups Check out our youtube channel

Which beaches do we surf on?

We run surf lessons from these beaches depending on the surfing conditions of the day

Odeceixe, Monte Clerigo, Vale Figueiras, Bordeira, Castelejo, Ponta Ruiva, Beliche, Tonel, Mareta, Barranco, Zavail, Cabanas Velhas, Burgua, Luz, Porto de Moz, Meia Praia.

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Surfing lesson, Bordeira beach.

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