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After greeting your instructor at the Carcavelos Surf School on Praia de Cacavelos, you’ll receive a modern surfboard and wetsuit. Listen to a short safety briefing and then plunge into learning the basic techniques of surfing.

On the sand, you’ll master pushing yourself up off of your board and will perfect your surfing stance. Throughout the lesson, feel free to ask your Portuguese Surfing Federation-accredited instructor for helpful tips.

Then, once you feel confident, take to the water and attempt to ride the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Throughout your 2-hour lesson, feel free to revitalize on shaded sun loungers before returning to the water.

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Praia de Carcavelos
Carcavelos Surf School

Master the basic techniques of surfing during a 2-hour surf lesson on Praia de Cacavelos in Lisbon. After receiving a safety orientation from your instructor, you’ll don your wetsuit and learn techniques integral to surfing. Practice pushing yourself off the board and find your balance on the beach before you take to the water alongside your accredited instructor. During this small-group lesson — limited to 15 participants — you’ll receive personalized attention from your instructor.

  • 2-hour surfing lesson on Praia de Cacavelos in Lisbon

  • Master the basic techniques of surfing under the guidance of an instructor

  • Learn to push yourself off your board and find balance in the water

  • Use a provided surfboard and wetsuit free of charge

  • Receive personalized attention from an instructor during this small-group lesson

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fun experience

Great instructor that was very motivating and helpful. Not so many/high waves in August, but this was out first time surfing, so it work perfectly for us. I would recommend it to anyone who would like to try surfing! PS: remember to call the school...More

Thank Malin E
Reviewed 10 July 2018
Great time and friendly instructors

We did the surf day in late June 2018. We were picked up in Lisbon at a very central location and taken out to the beach. The instructor and Pedro were very friendly and provided great instructions. I'm not very flexible and am not in...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile
Wonderful experience

The staff was super helpful and nice. The surf lesson took aprox. 2 h ( 15min warm up 15min we practiced paddling and how to get up on the board and 1h 30min in water ) There were 2 instructors each with 3 "students". The...More

Thank Claudiu R
Reviewed 27 June 2018
A great day!

Cannot thank Pedro and the guys enough! Picked us up near our hotel, took us to the amazing beach, looked after everyone, even booked us in for the restaurant on the beach. From the moment I booked (way back in January) Pedro ensured we were...More

Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile
Best Team Building Trip ever!

The best two hours ever. Don’t hesitate, just go and see these guys and you won’t regret it. 14 of us had a ball with Pedro, Miguel and Ivan. Top blokes, top choice, just do it!

Thank michael l
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