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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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“Surf Lessons!!!”
Had to write a review following my recent trip to the Algarve where I took some great surf lessons with Mike. I had an absolute ball and Mike was a fantastic, knowledgeable and patient instructor who was happy to tailor the lessons to suit me to a tee.……
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“Such awesome surf lessons - exceeded all expectations”
Matt H
Having had a lesson or two with Raven surf school in Bude, Cornwall it was the obvious and only choice to get to learn with Mike in Portugal and it didn't disappoint. Mike's got a wealth of knowledge and experience to pass…….
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“Awesome next level surf lesson”
Bart P
I knew how to surf, a bit. But Mike taught me a lot about what to do on a wave. Had a great experience and will definitely go back to learn some more. Great teacher for beginners as well, my friend learned a lot in 2 sessions.…….
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