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Fistral Beach Surf School

Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
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Excellent experience and service

I booked a lesson for me and a friend and it went very well, the teacher was constantly correcting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roberto V
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Madrid, Spain
I had two group lessons with this surf school and I cannot recommend it more highly!

I had two 2hr group lessons on consecutive days, both in the morning, and then continued to surf... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christian O
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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 variety of lessons from group to individual courses. With a pay and display car park and no walking to and from the beach, Fistral Beach Surf School is the perfect choice.
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a lesson for me and a friend and it went very well, the teacher was constantly correcting us and his indications helped me a lot to improve! The people working there are friendly and will help with any question or request.

Thank Roberto V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had two 2hr group lessons on consecutive days, both in the morning, and then continued to surf all afternoon for practice. Both instructors, Laura and Dani, were fantastic tutors and helped me get standing, and then confidently turning after the two lessons. Very conveniently...More

Thank Christian O
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great surf school, very friendly & knowledgeable staff. I had a private lesson with Dani who was very attentive, considerate and greatly improved my abilities within a very short space of time (2 hours) to the point I was able to ride green face waves...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a 1-to-1 lesson, as have never even been on a board before. I was pretty nervous, as my fitness levels are average and had no idea if i would be an embarrassment to myself ! Well, I need not have worried. My instructor, Dani,...More

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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey! So stoked to hear you had a good time with us on your first surf lesson! Hopefully we see you again soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried surfing first time in our lives! Received amazing support and had a lot of fun! Special thanks to our instructor Daniel!

Thank Ruslan K
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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey! Glad you had lots of fun! Hopefully we see you again soon.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a brilliant time with them big thanks to Dani and Coco for their help learnt some new things and some good advice

Thank Ben C
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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Ben, I will pass this on to Dani & Coco they will be stoked to hear you had a good time surfing with them.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today me and my girlfriend had a private lesson with Laura. We thoroughly enjoyed it, she was very patient with us seeing as it was both of our first time ever surfing. We both were standing by the end of it. Would definitely recommend Laura...More

Thank D654359
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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey! Laura is such a good coach (a little biased we know) So glad that you stood up during your lesson, I bet you are so happy! Be good to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I recently had a one-on-one private surfing lesson with Dani at Fistral Beach Surf school. It was both of our first times trying surfing and Dani was a fantastic instructor. He was fun, friendly, encouraging and extremely knowledgeable. We both managed to...More

Thank Hannah B
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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Hannah, Thanks for surfing with us and thank you for your kind words. So great to hear you managed to stand up on your first ever attempt at surfing! Hopefully we will see you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a private lesson for our group of 6 women who’d never surfed before and were celebrating 50th birthdays. Can’t tell you how scared we were! We had nothing to worry about though. Dani and Misha were brilliant teachers- patient, encouraging and they took...More

Thank Radders2018
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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Afternoon! Glad you managed to surf the nerves away. Thank you so much for your kind words they mean a lot! Hopefully see you again soon.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a private surf lesson for myself and my two children (aged 13 & 11). Tom our surfing instructor was excellent and made the whole experience fun and entertaining. Would definitely recommended a private lesson at Fistral Beach Surf school and in particular Tom,...More

Thank Nathompson7
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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey! Glad your kids felt safe and comfortable with Tom, he's a great instructor. Looking forward to when you are next down.

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