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Great surf lessons

Our teenagers (14 and 17) surfed every day of our holidays with Josie, Ricardo and mostly... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Kathie O
Excellent surf center!

My sister and I took two lessons with Azores Surf Center during our stay on Sao Miguel. Josie... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
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The Azores Surf Center is a surf school located on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores. We provide surf lessons, surf equipment hire, surf house accommodation and are here to help with any of your surfing needs!
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En1-1a, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-501, Portugal
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are two beginners who started surfing at Santa Barbara and we visited once the Acores Surf Center. We got boards that were way too small for us and it was too expensive. 20€ for a board and a wetsuit for two hours when you...More

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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are sorry if you felt the boards you rented were not suitable, we always try our best to make sure everyone gets the right board for their needs, ultimately it is up to the client to decide if the board is suitable for them...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

Our teenagers (14 and 17) surfed every day of our holidays with Josie, Ricardo and mostly Francisco. The groups were small and the instructors made sure that they chose the beach with the best waves for that day's group. Everyone was very helpful no matter...More

Thank Kathie O
Josephine S, Gestor at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Thanks Kathie, it was a pleasure meeting you and your family and it is great to hear that they enjoyed the lessons. Best regards from all of the team here!

Reviewed 11 June 2018

My sister and I took two lessons with Azores Surf Center during our stay on Sao Miguel. Josie, Ricardo, and Francisco were all so friendly, professional, and fun! We took s lesson each with Josie and Francisco and they were both incredible teachers. We also...More

Thank decorusluna
Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you so much for the review. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay on the island. Best wishes from us all!

Reviewed 5 June 2018

I only took two surfing lessons but i learned more from these two than all the ones i did anywhere else! Great surfing teachers !!! Shame i didnt have the time to take more lessons. Thank you!

Thank Cedric V
Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2018

Glad you enjoyed our teaching so much! You´ll just have to come back again ;-)

Reviewed 15 May 2018

We took only one lesson with Josie and Francisco in Sao Roque, where they teach the beginners and loved our time with them an their group. They are really enthusiastic and incredibly friendly, so if you don't already love surfing, theirs is the way to...More

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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Glad that you enjoyed your lesson with us. Keep up the surfing!

Reviewed 25 April 2018

I took 5 lessons in April with Josie, Ricardo and Cisco and it has been the best time so far I’ve had in a surf school. The coaching was perfect. Every instructor was very friendly and motivating and all really focussed on your individual level...More

Thank Robert H
Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

We are waiting for your return! Thank you for the great feedback :-)

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Booked 5 lessons to improve on surfing and we did, thanks to Josi, Ricardo and Dan. Good wetsuits and boards and good lessons on improving techniques. Always concerned about wave conditions for our level and looking for the right spot. We had a great time...More

Thank Frank M
Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you for reviewing us, we are glad you all enjoyed your lessons, you were a lovely family and great fun to teach!

Reviewed 12 April 2018

The Azores Surf School run by Riccardo and Josie has got to be one of the best finds in the world. The two friendliest people you could hope to find, in one of the most laid back islands on the planet. The coaching in the...More

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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thanks for the great review Ben, hope to see you again soon :-)

Reviewed 9 April 2018

We stayed on Sao Miguel for 8 days and went surfing with Josephine & Ricardo from the Azores Surf Center every day we could. Straight from the beginning, it was an easy and smooth experience. Booking the classes was super easy. I send them a...More

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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thanks for the amazing review! It was great to meet you both and hopefully we will see you again soon :-) Keep surfing!

Reviewed 8 April 2018

I was only on Sao Miguel for a few days, so I wanted to rent a board and wetsuit for a short surf on the weekend. Emailed the Azores Surf Center about the details and Josie got back to me right away with recommendations on...More

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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thanks for reviewing us and we are super happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us!

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