Surf Lesson Porto


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Surf Lesson Porto

Surf Lesson Porto: Riding the Waves of Portugal’s Atlantic Coast

Porto, Portugal, renowned for its historic charm, vibrant culture, and world-famous port wine, is also a hidden gem for surf enthusiasts seeking thrilling adventures along the Atlantic coast. Nestled between the Douro River and the Atlantic Ocean, Porto offers an ideal setting for both novice and experienced surfers to catch some of the best waves in Europe.

Surf lesson Porto are not just about mastering the art of riding waves; they’re an immersive experience into the coastal lifestyle and culture. As the sun casts its golden hues upon the azure waters, surf schools in Porto welcome eager participants of all ages and backgrounds to embark on an unforgettable journey.
The city boasts a variety of surf schools and instructors, each with its unique approach to teaching.

Whether you’re a beginner eager to stand up on your board for the first time or a seasoned pro looking to refine your skills, there’s a surf lesson in Porto that suits your needs. Most surf schools provide equipment rental, from soft-top boards for beginners to high-performance shortboards for the more experienced. Wetsuits are readily available, ensuring comfort even in the brisk Atlantic waters.

The beaches around Porto cater to surfers of all levels. Matosinhos Beach, often dubbed the “surf Mecca” of the region, features consistent waves and a vibrant surf culture. Nearby beaches like Espinho and Esmoriz offer different wave conditions, making them perfect for diversifying your surf experience.

A surf lesson in Porto is not just about catching waves; it’s a chance to immerse yourself in Portugal’s laid-back coastal lifestyle, discover breathtaking beaches, and create lasting memories on the sun-kissed shores of the Atlantic. Whether you’re a seasoned surfer or a first-timer, Porto invites you to ride the waves and savor the unique blend of surf, culture, and adventure that this enchanting city has to offer.

What’s Included?

Surf board & wetsuit
Certified teachers
English/Portuguese/ French /German Speakers

Duration Of The Surf Lesson Porto

90 Mins

Beach Facilities

Ramps to the beach for disability access
Life guards available from May to September
Beach beds available to hire


We recommend beach wear, change of clothes.
Sunblock and towel.

Arrival Time

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of your activity.


Qualified teachers that are certified by the Portuguese Surf Federation
Emergency medical help available from May to September

About Porto

Porto, Portugal, is renowned for its captivating beaches, which offer a unique blend of natural beauty, relaxation, and vibrant coastal culture. One of the most famous is Matosinhos Beach, a surfer’s paradise with consistent waves and a lively atmosphere. It’s the go-to spot for those seeking to ride the Atlantic waves or simply soak up the sun while watching the action.

Praia da Luz is another gem, located just a short drive from Porto’s city center. This serene beach boasts stunning cliffs, golden sands, and tranquil waters, making it an ideal escape from the city’s hustle and bustle. Its peaceful ambiance is perfect for a leisurely beach day.

For a taste of both natural beauty and historical significance, Foz do Douro Beach offers a breathtaking setting where the Douro River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Stroll along the picturesque promenade lined with palm trees, enjoy the view of charming old villas, and bask in the soothing sounds of the waves.

While these beaches offer relaxation and natural beauty, they also serve as a backdrop to Porto’s vibrant beach culture. Beachfront cafes and seafood restaurants invite you to savor local delicacies like grilled sardines and seafood rice. As the sun sets, the beachfront comes alive with music, making it a popular spot for evening gatherings.

Porto’s beaches, with their diverse offerings, provide an enchanting escape for both locals and tourists alike, adding to the city’s allure as a destination that seamlessly combines culture, history, and coastal charm.

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What will I learn on the beginners surfing course?

Get to know the materials and equipment Safety rules Understand the sea conditions Basic surfing techniques

What will I learn on the intermediate surfing course?

Safety rules and priority rules How to get out beyond the surf zone Different types of waves and how to choose the best one Several different manoeuvres – Duck Dive, Take off, drop, bottom, cut off

What will I learn on the advanced surfing course?

Competition rules and format Advanced manoeuvres

Specification: Surf Lesson Porto


Price Per Person

Min Group Size

4 Guests

Max Group Size

30 Guests


90 Minutes



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9, Cancellations are subject to our cancellation terms, please view them here

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