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Atlantic Coast Surfschool

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

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About

Our objective is to offer the best surf lessons available for all abilities.
We provide high to quality equipment, and you’ll have a licensed surf instructor and lifeguard.
Our surfing lesson group sizes are small and we offer excellent student to instructor ratio.
We treat surfers of all levels individually, giving them the best support and help to advance fast.
You will have the opportunity to be on the best spot to surf, regardless of the size of the waves or wind.
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Lessons:

Adults

Kids

Level:
  • Kids Surf
  • Beginner Surf
  • Intermediate Surf
  • Advanced Surf
  • Private Surf
Main Surf Beach:
Praia Azul - Santa Cruz
Meet at:

Central point

  • 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 surf lessons from six to sixty nine year old. Small student ratio. Lessons are taught in hips to waist deep water. Kids wetsuit and adapted soft surfboards are included. We give our students the best support and help to advance fast.The goal of the lessons is to familiarize you with the sea and waves to make you feel comfortable in the water and have the feeling of riding a wave.

Beginner Surf

One day of surf lessons you will have two sessions of 1.5 hours each. There is also the option of 1/2 day which is 1 session of 1.5 hours. In the BEGINNER surf courses we teach you the right take-off technique to make you stand on the board. The goal of the lessons is to familiarize you with the sea and waves to make you feel comfortable in the water and have the feeling of riding a wave.

Intermediate Surf

The INTERMEDIATE surf courses are for surfers who are already familiar with surfing the whitewater. We want to surf the first unbroken waves with you and try to teach you the first turns. We will give you good tips to get your surfing to the next level. In our lessons we treat surfers of all levels individually, to give them the best support and help to advance fast.

Advanced Surf

So you are able to surf green waves and you feel comfortable in waves up to 1.50 m? Then you will be taught in our ADVANCED surf courses. Your surf coach will go surfing with you and try to spot and correct your mistakes. You will get valuable tips so you get the chance to optimize your surfing and improve your abilities on the board during the time of your stay.

Private Surf

Furthermore, it is very important where the lessons take place. Surfing in Peniche or Surfing in Santa Cruz, we take you to carefully chosen spots where the conditions are best for you. Above all we want you to enjoy your holiday, come and have fun, give surfing a try! It’s good for the mind, body and soul!:) Boost your skills with our experienced, certified coache

Surf Guide

It is very important where the surf sessions take place. Surfing in Lisbon region, Ericeira, Peniche or in Santa Cruz, we take you to carefully chosen spots where the conditions are best for you.

Prices from 01 January to 31 December


Group Rates

Prices per person 1 Day
Kids Surf Lessons €30
Beginner Surf Lessons €30
Intermediate Surf Lessons €30
Advanced Surf Lessons €35
Surf Guide €35

Private Rates

Private Surf Lessons
Prices per person
1 Day
1 Person €60
2 People €50
  • We pick you up from a central meeting point and take you to the beach

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 MAY 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
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon DEC for BEG level
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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 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
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon NOV for INT level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon DEC for INT level
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Advanced:

Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JAN for ADV level
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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
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon MAY for ADV level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JUN for ADV level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon JUL for ADV level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon AUG for ADV level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon SEP for ADV level
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Surf Conditions in Praia da Areia Branca & Santa Cruzon OCT for ADV level
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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.


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