Surfaventura Schoool is in business since 2003. Our instructors are trained professionals with years of experience as a surfers and surf teachers. They were formed by the Portuguese Surf Federation (FPS) or International Surfing Association ( ISA) and they may hold the lessons in multiple languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish and some of them in French.
- Kids Surf
- Beginner Surf
- Intermediate Surf
- Advanced Surf
- Private Surf
- Getting There
- 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.
We offer lessons to children as young as seven years old. Wetsuit, Surfboard and insurance are included. On request, we make the transfer from your accommodation to the our Surf School on the beach. Price of this service upon request. Contact us in advance.
We offer beginner lessons for all ages. Wetsuit, Surfboard and insurance included. On request, we make the transfer from your accommodation to the our Surf School on the beach. Price of this service upon request. Contact us in advance.
We offer intermediate lessons and get you riding green waves. Wetsuit, Surfboard and insurance included. On request, we make the transfer from your accommodation to the our Surf School on the beach. Price of this service upon request. Contact us in advance.
We offer lessons to advanced students and monitor progress. Wetsuit, Surfboard and insurance included. On request, we make the transfer from your accommodation to the our Surf School on the beach. Price of this service upon request. Contact us in advance.
We offer private lessons for 1, 2 or 3 students. Wetsuit, Surfboard and insurance included.
On request, the school organize surf trips, nearby, to take surfers to the best spots. Price of this service upon request. Contact us in advance.
The School has Starboard Stand-Up-Paddle boards, sizes 9' and 10' suitable for beginners classes in flat water and classes for initiation to use SUP in waves.
Prices from 01 March to 31 October
|Prices per person||1 Day||2 Days||3 Days||4 Days||5 Days|
|Kids Surf Lessons||€20||€40||€60||€80||€100|
|Beginner Surf Lessons||€20||€40||€60||€80||€100|
|Intermediate Surf Lessons||€20||€40||€60||€80||€100|
|Advanced Surf Lessons||€20||€40||€60||€80||€100|
|Private Surf Lessons
Prices per person
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- We meet you at the beach
Travelled with family
How were the surf lessons?
Very friendly and helpful instructors
How were the surf lessons?
Yeah the surf lessons were top notch, good instructions and feedback. All the beaches they took us to were pretty neat.
Travelled as a couple
How were the surf lessons?
Surf lessons were great, excellent teacher! We are beginners so needed a lot of help but Rui was fantastic and lots of fun. My husband managed to catch a big wave on his second day with the great instructor!
The beach we went to was in a pine forest, it was so clean and fragrant and we could surf without a care in the world.
Level: All Levels
The beach where are the facilities of the Surfaventura School is located is Matosinhos Beach. It is usually on this beach that we give Surf lessons. This beach is a wide bay with sandy bottom, with waves suitable for beginners, intermediate and in some points and in some conditions, for advanced students. On request we also organize trips to other nearby beaches where there are sometimes excellent conditions for intermediate and advanced surfers.
Surf conditions in Porto:
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The best time to surf Porto is between Spring through to Autumn. It's main surf beach is Matosinhos beach, the best surf spot in Porto for beginner and intermediates. Its a long 1km sandy beach with a few different points on it. The set up is a mix of beach break and reef break and parts of it are sheltered so it handles larger swell. Easy to get to and consistent.
Next to Matosinhos is International Beach. A lovely spot that begins where the city park ends. Its also a great learner spot, and a great place to hang out both during day and at night. Further north is Leca, a very consistent beach break protected by the harbour.
In and around the city there are small little beaches all worth exploring, particularly for the more advanced surfers wanting to discover the best Porto surf breaks.
There are more surf breaks further south including Barra do Porto and Miramar and then 20km south of Porto are the towns of Esphino and Esmoriz. Its arguably the North's most famous surf area and the beaches have a real nice surf culture. The area's 3 main beaches are Silvade, beach, Blue beach and Baia beach. A mix of sandy beach breaks and reef spots that suit beginner and advanced. Hang around and score some long barreling right & left handers all to yourself.
Come Surf Porto with us...
- A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
- Your balance is due when you arrive at the beach.
- 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 24 hours before your lesson you will not be charged.
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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