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    Learn to surf in the sunny Algarve

    With Mike Raven former European Champion

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    Beautiful Coastline

    Costa Vincentina National Park

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    Awesome Beaches

    Bordeira beach

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    Great Waves

    For all levels

Surfing Lessons in the Algarve Portugal

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Surfing lessons for beginner to advanced surfers, Learn to surf with Mike Raven former British, English and European surfing champion.
Safety and fun are paramount in our surfing lessons in the Algarve Mike is an ASI (Academy of Surfing Instructors) Level 4 Master Surfing Coach and surf coach 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!

Portugal - the perfect place to learn to surf!

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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

Video of the surfing experience in Portugal!

High quality surf lessons in the Algarve! Lagos and Bordeira beach on the west coast! Small groups

About Lessons

Which beaches do we surf on?

Bordeira Beach
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.

Tayors' Blog (NEW) …..Taylor's Adventure

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Taylor riding a fast wave at Bordeira, finally a offshore day on the West Coast!!…….

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“WOW!!!!! Couldn't have had a more perfect day!”
Daniela D
Nicky and Mike made this surf trip the highlight of my trip! They were perfect hosts in every way! Mike was patient, knowledgeable and funny as our instructor. Nicky was warm, gracious and welcoming as our host and coordinator...……
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“What a great day!”
We had the most amazing day learning to surf with Mike and Nikki in Portugal. Really professional, lovely people, amazing teaching (in a small group) and a wonderful packed lunch. Couldn't recommend Raven Surf School more highly.…….
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“What a fantastic day!”
Ingeborg G
Mike and his family took us - a group of 3 adults and 3 teenagers, all beginners to surfing - out to a breathtaking beach on the west coast of Portugal...
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