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Activity Surf Center

Surf School in Ericeira, Portugal

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About

We aim to provide a fun, safe and easy surfing
experience every time.

Lessons:

Adults

Kids

Level:
  • Kids Surf
  • Beginner Surf
  • Intermediate Surf
  • Private Surf
  • SUP
Main Surf Beach:
Matadouro
Meet at:

Central point

     
Reviews (3)
5 out of 5
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  • Due to changing tides exact surf lesson start times are not decided until the week of your lesson.
  • After you book we will contact you the week of your lesson to tell you your lessons start time.

Kids Surf

We offer lesson for kids aged 8-12. Each lesson is up to 2 hours per day and includes all the necessary equipment. The parents can be close by to watch the lesson if they want. We can pick the children form our surf center or you can take them your self to the class location. Safety and fun are our main priorities

Beginner Surf

Our beginner's lessons are 2 hours per day and includes all the necessary material. We can pick you up form our surf center and take you to the beach.The students ratio is 1:7. The beginner's lessons are taught in waist deep water. Here you will learn everything from paddling, standing up techniques to turning and make an evolution to paddle outside and learning to catch unbroken waves.

Intermediate Surf

We can pick you up every morning or we can arrange a meeting point from where we go to the selected spot. Each day includes 2 hours surf per day, all the equipment necessary is included. You will be given the step by step guidance that will have ridding the waves in the fastest time. In this level we have a student ratio 1:6 for better surfing experience and a more focus lesson.

Private Surf

For the ones that prefer to learn even more fast we also provide private lessons with one teacher for one student. This service must be planned in advanced to find the best location to a private lesson.

Surf Guide

We can offer a surf guide to take you to best spots for surfing according to your level of surfing. To note that there are some big waves in certain spots that requires a very experienced surfer. Our surf guide will see your level of surfing and decide to where is safe for you to go and have some fun. This is service that must be planned with some time in advanced.

SUP

This experience allows the practice of Stand Up Paddle in the ocean, the experience happens inside the harbor on the fisherman beach that on summer time have amazing flat water days and it´s perfect for beginners, intermediate and advanced levels, they can enjoy very much the bay with a beautiful view of the village.

Prices from 01 January to 31 December


Group Rates

Prices per person 1 Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days 5 Days
Kids Surf Lessons €30 €60 €75 €100 €125
Beginner Surf Lessons €30 €60 €75 €100 €125
Intermediate Surf Lessons €30 €60 €75 €100 €125
Surf Guide €75 €140 €200 €250 €315
SUP Lessons €35 €60 €90 €115 €140

Private Rates

Private Surf Lessons
Prices per person
1 Day 2 Days 3 Days
1 Person €60 €110 €150
2 People €50 €100 €125
  • We pick you up from a central meeting point and take you to the beach

3 REVIEWS
     

Panos V

How were the surf lessons?

     

I came to this Shop after a recommendation from a friend and after reading some of the comments of TA. I think the surf lessons begin at the moment that i step into the Shop and ends after stepping out from the Bus that carry y back to the City. In the water there was no moment where I felt alone or where I did not know what to do.
I was surprised when one of the teachers invited me and my girlfriend to a wine tasting Place outside of Ericeira in a wineyard, that was a realy good alternativ to get to know the countryside.

Jennelie M

How were the surf lessons?

     

When you are searching for surflessons in Ericeira you get lost in al the different surfschools. Choose Activity Surf Center because it is for a reason you find them on the first place when you search at Tripadvisor. We experienced that they searched for the right wave conditions that matched with your surexperience and give quality, good feedback and the right stoke.
Also the materials (wetsuit, boards) they use are from a good quality and tuned on your surfexperience and your physique.

Tine N

How were the surf lessons?

     

De surflessen bij het Activity Surf Center zijn ons heel goed bevallen. De lessen zijn gevarieerd en toegespitst op verschillende niveaus. Goede instructeurs: motiverend, positief en aardig. Een must om te doen als je in Ericeira bent!

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Season

Best time to go depends on your level above. July, August & September are the peak tourist months.


This is where you surf Europe's best coast line and let the fun begin.There are over 12 surf breaks along the Ericeira coast, with different options for all standards. With so much choice you'll feel like a kid in a sweet shop! The area was introduced in the Stormriders Surf Guide to Europe with the heading "Enter the Heartland".

World Surf Reserve
In 2011 it was awarded the title of 'World Surf Reserve', there are only 2 other places in the world that share the title: Santa Cruz, US and Manly, Australia.

If it is your first surfing holiday to Ericeira then head straight to Foz do Lizandro and Sao Juliao beaches south of town, they are perfect beginner and intermediate surf spots. Closer to town is Praia do Sul. Another great beginner beach breaks. All best at mid tide but surfable at high and low tide also.

For Intermediates you have the reliable and safe reef break Ribeira d'Ilhas, which host the WSL World qualifying series surf championships every year. And for the more adventurous you have the world class Coxos. That's just naming a few, there are too many surf breaks to mention here!

Don't forget to explore further up the coast - 25 minutes away is Santa Cruz and an hour away is Peniche, home to the World renowned Supertubos and host of the Rip Curl Pro since 2009. 30 minutes south of Lisbon is the Cascais coast with the famous Praia do Guincho surf beach. And when north winds are blowing you can venture further south towards Carcevelos beach and the other surf spots along the Lisbon coast.

Come Surf Ericeira with us…

Payment

  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due 7 days prior to arrival.

Cancelling

  • To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
  • Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
  • If you contact us 48 hours before your lesson you will not be charged. We will not refund if you pay the lessons and miss the lessons, except for health situations.

What happens if the surf school cancel the Surf Lessons?

In the rare occasion that conditions do not allow for the surf lesson to go ahead you will be given a full refund.

Debit/Credit cards are not accepted on site – cash only.

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