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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 beginner surf Lesson

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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Check out 8 year old Taylor Ravens' adventures in the Algarve and how skateboarding can improve your surfing in the Algarve Portugal…….

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“Best surfing teacher in Lagos”
improved with Mike Raven more in a single day than during 3 days taking lessons in a (great) surf camp. The advantages of taking his lessons, which I highly recommend to any aspiring surfers, are:
- He knows his stuff better than almost anyone.
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“great and motivating instructor - awesome atmosphere”
Johannes H
Since we both never surfed before we were a little bit worried on how it goes but it quickly disappeared after we met Mike and his lovely family.
Mike is a really motivating teacher and we were standing on the boards on the first day before lunch.
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“Highlight of our Holiday in Lagos”
We wanted to go surfing for the first time and could not have chosen a better school. Mike was a great instructor and an overall fun guy to learn from. We were the first class to arrive on the beach and the last to leave.
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