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TSE The Surf Experience
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Our surf schools are a must for anyone who wants to experience the surfing thrill in a safe and supportive environment on Algarve's beautiful and unique beaches. Our experienced coaches will help everyone to get up on the board and ride their first...more
Vila Catarina | Funchal, Lagos 8600-310, Portugal
+351 282 760 964
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Stayed at one of the villas, really easy-going atmosphere! Instructors really helpful and friendly, transport to and from surf site well coordinated.

2  Thank Max B
TSEthesurfexperience, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at TSE The Surf Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Thanks, Max! Hope to see you again soon :)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 August 2015

My wife and I did one day course with TSE wich was booked through Jah Shaka in Lagos. First, from the 09h00 pick up time, you only start being in the water by 11h30 (drive to camp, get material, get to surf spot,...). As we...More

4  Thank HypnotherapyTenerife
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As always a great stay, great surf lessons. I´ve been here the 5th time and I will come back. The staff is great and friendly. Surf lessons are for every level. The beaches at south and westcoast are the most beautiful in the world. Thank...More

Thank Don N
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I really enjoyed surfing there, the beaches they choose are great to do Whitewater and/or Greenwater - Surfing. Coaches are great fun with a good (dry ;-) ) sense of humor. Sometimes even the drive to the spots is a part of adventurous, especially in...More

Thank markusereiter
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Stayed with TSE in the Vila Bela Luz for a week and went surfing with the team for 6 days. The booking process was a bit confusing, which can be handled easier when just sending an email and talk to Tina. Thank you Tina :)...More

Thank Sitnikoa
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We were with my friend and serfing was something that we long for a lot of time. Guys from this school made our dream come true in a very professional and easy manner: theory always comes first, only then you can go to a water,...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Everything was very good organized👍🏼 We enjoyed our trip a lot, because of the nice surf lessons. We‘ll come again

Thank thomasreicheneder
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The surf-Teachers are very nice and calm. The hole lesson is with a lot of structure and you‘ll have a lot of fun

Thank reicheneder2018
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Really good school for all levels. The staff is well organized and serious, they show you the best sports and give you personalized advices I defintly have improved my surf level thanks to ania, pedro, alex and the other member of the team. A big...More

Thank Jaylane T
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My two best friends and me booked one week at TSE and stayed in Vila Catarina close to Lagos. We enjoyed our trip so much that I decided to stayed 3 more days on my own. The staff was just fun and nice and sweet,...More

Thank Naomi P
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We booked one week at TSE and stayed at Villa Catarina. It was such a nice week! We had soooo much fun and learned a lot at TSE! The whole week was well planned, we went to different beautiful beaches, had surfing theory and they...More

Thank 580alexaw
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome surfcamp with good vibes, fantastic food, great surf coaching, and friendly staff! Not to forget all the fun people visiting! Had a great vacation and would recommend the camp to anyone, and I have visited a lot of camps all over!

Thank Maria S
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