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Madeira Calhau Surf School
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Madeira Calhau Surf School has its own facilities with changing room and lockers, located on Alagoa black sandy beach in Porto da Cruz and you can take a fresh water shower in the end of the session. The classes last 2 hours and includes all the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Rua da Praia 23 | Sítio das Casas Próximas, Porto da Cruz, Madeira 9225-050, Portugal
+351 926 189 894
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Best surf school I have seen in Portugal and Spain. If you want to learn surfing this is best place to do it. Rodolfo and all his instructors are great and take care of you very well. There is also nice accomodation and good restaurant...More

Thank Vladaxy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice guys of Calhau Surf School... Rodolfo has the lead and he takes care of your approach. The instructions gettin me to the next level... best for beginners like us. Gettin in touch over the website before your stay.

Thank Johannes K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a total beginner I enjoyed lessons a lot and had a fun in the water. Recommended for everyone, Good waves!

Thank k0bi91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Calhau Surf School is by far the best activity i experiment in my life. First, surf was an old teenage dream, then, the team here is just perfect. pro but relax, simple but efficient. Maybe calhau surf school is not the cheapest surf school you...More

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very positive and friendly team giving us our first surfing lesson. Thank you Rodolfo and team for good instructions and guidance in the water! Next time we'll reserve time also for analysing the pics after the lesson.

Thank HeliS153
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The team of Calhau Surf School is made of such great, passionnate, professional instructors! I started learning how to surf a long time ago, but reached a limit and ceased improving due to lazy and business-oriented surf schools, despite taking many lessons... At Calhau, the...More

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rodolpho and all his team, especially Dan for us, are really attentive and offer us a great time ! We have taken one lesson and it was amazing and really helpfull to learn the correct way to surf. Thanks to their advices we succeed to...More

Thank enzo273
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

First ever surf lesson for my teenage boys. They received good tuition and really enjoyed it ! Wetsuit and board included in the price. We also were able to download photos of the lesson at no extra cost.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Booked in advance 3 consecutive lessons for myself and my son. Was not sure I would manage to go thru it, however would never regret it after all. It was a superb experience of day by day lessons from the very first beginners' step, which...More

Thank boguszr
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great time with Rodolfo and the crew. My girlfriend tried the first time and enjoyed. I had been surfing some years ago and learned and improved a lot. Well recommended.

Thank nicola_malacarne
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