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Surf like a Raven

Regardless if you just wish to give surfing a go or you are serious about learning to surf,go for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Great Day

We booked our two teenage children for a day of surfing with Mike and Nicky and weren't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Crickhowell, United Kingdom
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Learn to Surf with Mike Raven Former English ,British and European Surfing Champion, Level 4 ASI/SGB surf Instructor, surf Instructor/Lifeguard trainer. In the Beautiful Algarve Beaches. SMALL GROUP - PERSONAL ATTENTION - FUN - SAFE
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Lagos, Portugal
+351 963 256 697
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Regardless if you just wish to give surfing a go or you are serious about learning to surf,go for it with Raven Surf school. As a complete beginners to the sport, picking a school was not an easy task. Lagos has plenty of surfing schools...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked our two teenage children for a day of surfing with Mike and Nicky and weren't disappointed. The children had an amazing day, being really well looked after but learning a huge amount. They took great pleasure in achieving so much progress although tired!...More

Thank djones1133
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 16 year old son had five lessons with Mike on our recent holiday and he really learnt a lot. The beach at Bordiera is stunning and they go early to get a good spot on the beach. It is a real family affair with...More

Thank Sarahinwilmslow
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took a surf lesson with Raven Surf School and had an amazing time! Mike was patient, helpful and efficient. We enjoyed spending the day with Mike and his family. Highly recommended for anyone who hasn’t surfed before!

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a family of beginners (mum,dad and 12 yr old daughter) we were looking for a safe, friendly and fun way to try surfing. Mike and Nikki delivered brilliantly - thank you guys (& to Taylor). From collecting us from our apartment and getting us...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall the best service you can ask for. Right from the start, our e-mails were answered promptly and everything was arranged. Mike is a superb instructor - very pedagogical and easy to understand even for kids. Our teenagers were standing on the surf-board on the...More

Thank Tanja K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Learning to surf is just like learning to play the guitar. In the beginning you put your fingers down step by step, but the goal is to play the chord just at once. The only difference with surfing is that when you make a mistake,...More

Thank woutergul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of joining a lesson with Mike on my trip to Portugal. The instruction was personalized and helpful, despite being in a group of 8. Having never surfed before, I was up and turning (attempting to) by the end of the lesson!...More

Thank pw5564
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a one day surfing lesson with Mike. It was the first time I ever surfed but it was sooo nice. We went to Bordeira. This day the weather was not really hot (21°C) but with the wet suit it was not nearly cold....More

Thank Lukas V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The review statistics sure speak for themselves! Decided to take a beginner lesson while traveling in Algarve with my girlfriend. I’ve been to multiple surfing lessons, this was probably the best in my experience. Mike and his family joined for the day, picked us up...More

Thank Robert G
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Faith H
19 June 2018|
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Hi Faith!:) I am not sure why our contact details have disappeared from our page, I will look into it! Please just put Raven Surf School Portugal into google! I am not allowed to put links or contact details here! sorry for... More
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