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Awesome! Wonderful! Best;)) Filipe is great instructor of surfing:) Great knowledge, leniency - and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
oksydaza c
via mobile
Great firstimer surfing experience and excellent service

We received excellent service: booking one day advance by e-mail and got quick replies from... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
mikosonen
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Espoo, Finland
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Whether you are a complete newbie or an experienced surfer, our surf lessons and camps are perfect for you!The FilSurf School is one of the fastest growing surf schools the in Algarve. Established in 2008, it has an international reputation for offering the finest services, facilities and consistently perfect learning conditions. Surfing is a lifestyle, a way of life and a great recreational activity that promotes physical fitness, great health, alleviates and relieves stress, and allows you to be in touch with nature!The FilSurf School offers the total surfing experience. With our qualified multilingual coaches fully accredited and trained in all disciplines of surfing and water safety, we offer the best surfing adventures in the Algarve. We aim to be a vibrant and intellectually challenging place of learning, introducing students to a community of surfers who share a passion for discovery and respect for the ocean.Surf lessons cover everything from beginner basic skills in paddling and turning, to reef surfing and advanced maneuvers. Extreme tuition levels include preparations for competition level surfing.SO PACK YOUR BIKINI & BOARDSHORTS AND MAKE YOUR HOLIDAYS AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE!The FilSurf Team
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Lagos, Portugal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! Wonderful! Best;)) Filipe is great instructor of surfing:) Great knowledge, leniency - and he’s very friendly person! Beautiful trip to Arrifana, Amado and Cordoama Beach 🌊🌊

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FilSurf, Filipe at FilSurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much, guys! Was a big pleasure to teach you! Hope to see you again! Keep surfing!

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We received excellent service: booking one day advance by e-mail and got quick replies from customer service (even out of office hours). Pick-up from our hotel on agreed time. All was very well organized, small snack at the beach and very professional surfteachers! We warmly...More

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FilSurf, Manager at FilSurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Dear Mikosonen! Thank you very much for your warm words! Your opinion is very important for us and make us feel happy! You are very welcome any time you wish to surf with us! Hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Only booked a day with Filsurf but wish we had time for a longer trip! Filipe and Mereno were great instructors and such happy friendly guys. Wetsuit, equipment, transport and lunch were all included which is great. The Portuguese weather is perfect for surfing and...More

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FilSurf, Manager at FilSurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Dear Morven! Thank you very much for your kind words!!! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our lessons! Hope next time you will have more time and will surf with us longer! Was a big pleasure to teach you guys! Thank you...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I really wanted to try surfing and convinced my partner to spend one day with filsurf (beginner course). Really glad we went. This trip included: - surf board - wet suit - instructor - lunch - transport They picked us up from a central location...More

1  Thank Joey S
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Fil is a professionist and the people working with him are amazing, we had the best time, really! We booked one day for our first lesson ever and then we just couldt live without surf and kept booking day by day for the whole week...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I reserved two days surfing at the school of Fil. They picked me up from my place und drove us to a beautiful place for surfers. We got a very good Introducion, dry-practice and warming- up. Than we went into the water. The whole time...More

Thank Anetta N
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FilSurf, Manager at FilSurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Dear Anetta! Thank you very much for your review! It was a big pleasure for our instructors to teach you! Keep surfing and come to us again! You are always welcome!

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Thank you for the professional instructors, great times and amazing people! Unforgettable memories! 🤗🏄🏼‍♀️🌊☀️

Thank renatagalantai
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FilSurf, Manager at FilSurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you very much for warm words! Would be a pleasure to surf with you again! Keep surfing! ))

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had a brilliant time with Mereno and co. He even had our youngest up on his shoulders whilst surfing! Kids loved it (ages 11,9&6) We were all well looked after and I would highly recommend FilSurf school if you want a days activity with/...More

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FilSurf, Manager at FilSurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Dear, Ted! Thank you very much for your review! Moreno had a great time with your family! Keep surfing and come to us again, you are always welcome!

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We wanted a fun and safe surfing experience for our two teenage boys. Filsurf delivered on every level. The picked the boys up from our apartment in Lagos and drove to the beach with the best waves that day. Expert and friendly instructors had our...More

Thank VineetaRay
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FilSurf, Manager at FilSurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Dear Vineeta! Thank you very much for your warm words! It was a great time with Lucas and Joseph! They are great surfers!) Hope to see them next year!

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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

My third time taking lessons with a surf school, second time with Filsurf. I can tell that these guys are amazing. unfortunately I have some sad experience to compare(( At Filsurf they are really encouraging, friendly and fun. You have a feeling like you're getting...More

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FilSurf, Manager at FilSurf Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Dear, Sonya! Thank you very much for your kind review! We are happy to see you every time you come to us and get more and more experienced surfer! Keep surfing, come to us more often, come with your sister and father, next time your...More

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