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Fistral Beach Surf School

Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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We are the only surf school located on the famous Fistral Beach, offering 2 hours for all abilities. Whether you are a beginner who wants to give surfing a go for the first time, or someone who wants to improve their surfing ability, we will have a...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
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+44 1637 850737
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All reviews surf school fistral beach private lesson hour lesson group lesson changing facilities great instructor mixed abilities these guys board hire a lot of fun great fun two hours explained everything amazing experience children aged great value for money
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came down from Scotland so far, It was rather cramped in the car. The first thing we did, Was spend a few quid, And signed up to a lesson with Sam. We first headed down to the beach, And we realised how well he...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us had a private lesson back in August (sorry about the late review!)with Dani. He was a super good instructor relaxed and entertaining, we all learnt a lot and had a lot of fun. 100% recommended.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my wife to Newquay for a surprise weekend of surfing. I chose Fistral Beach for our lessons because of its location right on the beach. I booked 2 private lessons for the pair of us, on the Sat & Sun. Our instructor, Yel,...More

Thank Chris W
FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Afternoon Chris, I will be sure to pass this on to Yella, he is relatively new to instructing but he is already showing incredible passion and has plenty of knowledge. Glad to hear you got lots out of your lesson in less than ideal conditions!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing fantastic laid back teachers beach was stunning sea was lovely helpful coaches would 100% go again the expence was amazing and laid back wasn’t pushed into anything you did not want to do ! 🤗 Heads up to the coaches that had me and...More

Thank georgetedbw
FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Afternoon, Stoked that you and your partner had a good time! Will see you again soon, FBSS Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing few days on Fistral beach, where we learnt to surf. Danny and Coco our amazing instructors had us on our feet in no time. Fistral beach surf schools staff are very friendly and we had fantastic instructors during our lesson. We had...More

Thank Ninamellor
FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey! We cannot thank you enough for your kind words, they really mean a lot. I am so glad that you guys managed to get surfing with us and had a good time doing so, now you gotta keep it up and you'll be shredding...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had two 1 on 1 lessons with Jen with the objectives of catching green waves more consistently and improving turns along the face of the wave. Jen was an absolutely fantastic coach and as a competitive surfer taught me so much about wave selection and...More

Thank Marcopolo780
FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Afternoon! You absolutely killed it on your lessons, surfed and progressed so well. Really excited to see where you go with your surfing and hope to see you at Fistral again soon. Best, FBSS Team

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

He was a friendly and encouraging instructor who explained things very well, we had never stepped onto a board before and by the end we were standing up! We'd definitely recommend him & this lesson :) thank you again Dani!!

Thank srilanks2k15
FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Massive congratulations for standing up and riding your waves on your first lesson! Hopefully we will see you again for some more surfing. Best, FBSS Team

Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Did a 2-hour lesson in the morning, which was really good and held in small groups. Really nice staff and surf guides. They also rent out all the equipment next door, which is useful for some sessions on your own.

Thank GiniB25
FBSurfSchool, Public Relations Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Hello Gini, Stoked to hear you had a good time! Keep up the stoke and we will see you soon Best, FBSS Team

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We all arrived as absolute beginners to surfing. Coco was our instructor and he did a great job at getting us kitted out and in the water in no time. The two biggest surprises were that after an hour of the two hour lesson we...More

Thank Robert M
FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Hello Robert, Thankfully the wetsuits we provide are top of the range and field tested by our instructors, if your'e not comfortable then we're not. Fantastic work on getting to your feet within the hour though, that is very impressive. Really glad to hear you...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Went for a 2 hour lesson with my 9 year old daughter, first time surfing. The instructors JJ and Misha were really great and spent lots of time with the kids and they had a great time. Can't recommend it enough.

Thank A B
FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Hello! JJ and Misha are fantastic with children, so I am not surprised to hear they had a great time. Glad that you all had such a good time, be great to see you again soon! Best, FBSS Team

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