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5 Sep 2018
“Best surfing lessons”
18 Aug 2018
“Great private surfing lesson!”
Surf School & Water Based Activities Provider Learn to Surf in St Ives Bay & West Cornwall. We provide Surfing and Stand up Paddle Boarding lessons, off the beaten track. Hosting much smaller group ratios and teaching at quieter locations allows us...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Gwithian Towans Long Stay Car Park | St Ives Bay, Hayle TR27 5BT, England
+44 7597 968500
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The lessons with these guys took me to a new level in my surfing much sooner than I thought I would be. Clear and concise advise, excellent techniques and practical application. Couldn't recommend highly enough!

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We really loved our surfing lesson. Elena was very patient, adapted very well to our level and needs, and we really learned a lot in our lesson! Both of us standing up and catching waves at the end. Ben made great photo's and we got...More

Thank Jorien V
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We try to come surfing every year but after a 2year break we both needed a lesson! Elena was fantastic, she was by far the best instructor we have ever had, she was so patient, enthusiastic and genuine. When we hired boards out ourselves a...More

Thank rosemglazebrook
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic lesson with Elena today. We basically had personal tuition for two hours! Result: the 14 year was surfing in his first lesson and the 52 year old was buzzing to be close to standing up. Thanks, Elena and Ben. Good luck as Eskinzo continues...More

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Ben B, Owner at Eskinzo Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Joe and Arlo, Thank you for choosing to come with us and all your lovely feedback. it was very nice to meet you guys. All the best in your new surfing life and hopefully we will see you again! Ben & Elena

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We loved our family paddle board session on the Copperhouse Pool in Hayle. Elena and Ben are both so friendly and clearly love what they do which makes the session relaxed and fun. We were lucky to be their first customer on the pool and...More

1  Thank Allyson M
Ben B, Owner at Eskinzo Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi guys, Thank you for your feedback. You were all incredible, we really hope our paths cross again here or in Spain. Muchísimas gracias por elegirnos y esperamos que hayáis pasado unas buenas vacaciones. Un placer el haberos conocido! Ben & Elena

Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Thanks to Ben and Elena for a wonderful morning learning to surf! I was thrilled to find a lesson available near Hayle instead of going all the way to Newquay. Elena was a fantastic instructor! She explained and demonstrated everything very clearly, then let me...More

1  Thank Heidi S
Ben B, Owner at Eskinzo Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi Heidi, Thank you for your feedback, we really appreciate it. It was a really pleasure to meet you and we wish all the best in your new life in America! thank you for booking with us, Ben & Elena

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Elena was amazing with all of us, young and old. She catered for all our different abilities like a pro, and made the session fun. Both Ben & Elena instantly made us feel welcome and at ease. Thank you Eskinzo! Highly recommended!!

1  Thank yasecneleh
Ben B, Owner at Eskinzo Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Thanks for your review guys was a real pleasure meeting you all and we hope to see you again soon 😊

Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Had my first ever surfing lesson yesterday with Ben and Elena and it was amazing! They were very friendly and made me feel at ease from the start and had we had a good laugh! As it was my first time surfing I was nervous...More

1  Thank Abbey R
Ben B, Owner at Eskinzo Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Hi Paul, It was great to meet you guys. Thank you for your review & website feedback it was very much appreciated. We hope you both have a fantastic adventure in Aus & keep up the surfing :-) Ben & Elena.

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