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Areia Branca Surf School

Surf School in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruz, Portugal

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About

As local surfers, teach how to surf and host our students is the continuation of our lifestyle.
We are not a big company where people are numbers and the big goal is profit.
By definition we are what is called a "family business", for us hang with our students after the surf lessons, luaus on the beach, share the surf values ​​and the beach lifestyle, such as friendship, the ecological concerns and others, are an integral part of the surf lessons and surf courses.

Lessons:

Adults

Kids

Level:
  • Kids Surf
  • Beginner Surf
  • Intermediate Surf
  • Advanced Surf
  • Private Surf
Main Surf Beach:
Praia da Areia Branca
Meet at:

Your accommodation

  • Lessons
  • Prices
  • Getting There
  • Waves
  • Terms
  • 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.

Kids Surf

We offer safety and fun surf classes to kids since 12 years old.We pick and delivery them from their accommodation and the fathers are welcome if they want to join us.

Beginner Surf

As a beginner, our surf classes will teach you the basics of surf. You will learn how to handle the board in the water, where you should position yourself at sea, how to lie on the board, how to paddle to catch your waves, and how to stand

Intermediate Surf

You’re going to paddle and catch green waves that shouldn´t exceed three foots ( one metre) or chest hight. You will learn how to make the take-off (drop) before the wave breaks and to turn at the base of the wave -Maximum of 5 persons per lesson -Sports Insurance -Transport to another beach (when local conditions are not good) -Video Analysis -Surfboard and Wetsuits

Advanced Surf

Now you are ready to learn how to preform manoeuvres, as off-the-lips,cutbacks floaters and others, at the green waves You´ll learn how to pick the adequated board (concerning your weight and height) to surf the different kind of waves and surf spots. Maximum of 5 persons per lesson -Sports Insurance -Transport to another beach -Video Analysis -Surfboard and Wetsuits

Private Surf

For one,two or 3 persons or families

Surf Guide

The Surf guiding trips are led for our experienced Instructors /Surfers that know the area and the best surf spots. More than 30 spots, close from each other, guarantee surf of quality regardless of the direction of swell and wind there are always several spots “working”, allowing us to choose the type of wave that we want to surf.

Yoga

Hatha yoga,vinyasa and yoga for surfers are available in our yoga shala (studio)

Prices from 01 January to 31 December


Group Rates

Prices per person 1 Day 2 Days 3 Days 4 Days 5 Days
Kids Surf Lessons €30 €60 €90 €120 €140
Beginner Surf Lessons €30 €60 €90 €120 €140
Intermediate Surf Lessons €30 €60 €90 €120 €140
Advanced Surf Lessons €30 €60 €90 €120 €140
Surf Guide €35 €70 €105 €140 €150
Yoga €20 €40 €60 €80 €100

Private Rates

Private Surf Lessons
Prices per person
1 Day
1 Person €100
2 People €150
3 People €190
  • We pick you up from your accommodation

Surf conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruz:

Beginners:

Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JAN for BEG level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon FEB for BEG level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon MAR for BEG level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon APR for BEG level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon MAY for BEG level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JUN for BEG level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JUL for BEG level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon AUG for BEG level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon SEP for BEG level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon OCT for BEG level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon NOV for BEG level
NOV
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon DEC for BEG level
DEC

Intermediates:

Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JAN for INT level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon FEB for INT level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon MAR for INT level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon APR for INT level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon MAY for INT level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JUN for INT level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JUL for INT level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon AUG for INT level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon SEP for INT level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon OCT for INT level
OCT
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon NOV for INT level
NOV
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon DEC for INT level
DEC

Advanced:

Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JAN for ADV level
JAN
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon FEB for ADV level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon MAR for ADV level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon APR for ADV level
APR
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon MAY for ADV level
MAY
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JUN for ADV level
JUN
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JUL for ADV level
JUL
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon AUG for ADV level
AUG
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon SEP for ADV level
SEP
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon OCT for ADV level
OCT
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon NOV for ADV level
NOV
Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon DEC for ADV level
DEC

Rain

Wetsuits

JAN/FEB

MAR/APR

MAY/JUN

JUL/AUG

SEP/OCT

NOV/DEC

Air Temp (°C)

JAN/FEB

16°

MAR/APR

20°

MAY/JUN

25°

JUL/AUG

30°

SEP/OCT

25°

NOV/DEC

18°

This amazing uncrowded coastline between Santa Cruz to Praia da Areia Branca offers many beach breaks and reefs. With beach breaks in each town suitable for learning and many off the beaten track waves along the coastline it is a great place to explore without the concern for large crowds.

Santa Cruz beach break gets good swell and waves are great on small to medium west swells. It can get crowded in the summer months but you only have to walk five minutes to find a peak that is quieter.

Praia da Areia Branca gets consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds and best around low tide when the tide is falling. Even when there are waves, it's not likely to be crowded. Take care of urchins and rocks.

Don't forget to explore the towns of Peniche and Ericeira

Come Surf Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruz with us…

Payment

  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due when you arrive at the beach.

Cancelling

  • 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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