BOARDCULTURE SURF SCHOOL
Founded in 2012 the BOARDCULTURE SURF CENTER is a premium Surf Center in Ericeira, Portugal, located right next to the main entrance of the Ericeira Camping at the very beginning of the 2nd World Surfing Reserve.
Open all year around, we’re specialized not only in surf rentals and surf classes but also in making your stay with us much more enjoyable by offering a wide selection of other services like bike rental, scooter/moped rental, transfers, tours and many other activities.
- Kids Surf
- Beginner Surf
- Intermediate Surf
- Private Surf
- Getting There
- Due to changing tides exact surf lesson start times are not decided until the week of your lesson.
- After you book we will contact you the week of your lesson to tell you your lessons start time.
We offer lessons for kids aged 6-12. Each lesson is up to 2 hours with all the gear necessary included and also a personal injury insurance. And because the safety and wellbeing of your children is our main concern the class ratio is always kept 1 intsructor for 4 students.
The beginners lessons last for 2 hours per session and include surfboard, wetsuit and a personal injury insurance. You'll be part of a small group, 1 instructor for 6 participants, and these lessons are your first introduction to surfing, even though it will look too complicated the main objective it's about learning and having fun at the same time.
The intermediate lessons last for 2 hours per session and include surfboard, wetsuit and a personal injury insurance. These classes are bit more demanding than the beginner's ones and we'll be able to take to the outside (beyond de surf break) and you'll be able to continue to improve your surfing skills.
Our private classes are a different type of service that we also offer. For the beginner, intermediate or seasoned surfer the private classes provide you with a 1 on 1 type of learning with the bonus that we'll find the best break for your skill level. These lessons last for 2 hours per session and include surfboard, wetsuit, personal injury insurance a pickup a drop off from your accommodation.
We offer SUP classes on the river and open sea, which are packed with lots of fun on a less demanding envoirment, making it a more calm and contemplative experience. All the gear is included as a personal injury insurance and they last for 2 hours.
Prices from 01 January to 31 December
|Prices per person||1 Day||2 Days||3 Days||4 Days||5 Days|
|Kids Surf Lessons||€30||€60||€80||€110||€130|
|Beginner Surf Lessons||€30||€60||€80||€110||€130|
|Intermediate Surf Lessons||€30||€60||€80||€110||€130|
|Private Surf Lessons
Prices per person
|1 Day||2 Days||3 Days||4 Days||5 Days|
- We pick you up from a central meeting point and take you to the beach
Surf conditions in Ericeira:
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Best time to go depends on your level above. July, August & September are the peak tourist months.
This is where you surf Europe's best coast line and let the fun begin.There are over 12 surf breaks along the Ericeira coast, with different options for all standards. With so much choice you'll feel like a kid in a sweet shop! The area was introduced in the Stormriders Surf Guide to Europe with the heading "Enter the Heartland".
World Surf Reserve
In 2011 it was awarded the title of 'World Surf Reserve', there are only 2 other places in the world that share the title: Santa Cruz, US and Manly, Australia.
If it is your first surfing holiday to Ericeira then head straight to Foz do Lizandro and Sao Juliao beaches south of town, they are perfect beginner and intermediate surf spots. Closer to town is Praia do Sul. Another great beginner beach breaks. All best at mid tide but surfable at high and low tide also.
For Intermediates you have the reliable and safe reef break Ribeira d'Ilhas, which host the WSL World qualifying series surf championships every year. And for the more adventurous you have the world class Coxos. That's just naming a few, there are too many surf breaks to mention here!
Don't forget to explore further up the coast - 25 minutes away is Santa Cruz and an hour away is Peniche, home to the World renowned Supertubos and host of the Rip Curl Pro since 2009. 30 minutes south of Lisbon is the Cascais coast with the famous Praia do Guincho surf beach. And when north winds are blowing you can venture further south towards Carcevelos beach and the other surf spots along the Lisbon coast.
Come Surf Ericeira with us…
- A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
- Your balance is due when you arrive at the beach.
- To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
- Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
What happens if the surf school cancel the Surf Lessons?
In the rare occasion that conditions do not allow for the surf lesson to go ahead you will be given a full refund.
Debit/Credit cards are not accepted on site – cash only.
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