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Drop Surf Center

Avenida do Mar, Baleal, Peniche 2520-050, Portugal
+351 969 519 515
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First surfing holiday

This was our first surfing holiday and we only had one lesson before we arrived, on man-made waves... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wigan, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great classes and great atmosphere

I was a complete newbie of surfing and I had group lessons at Drop Surf Center. Nelson, Anka and... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Nina B
Paris, France
via mobile
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A well established surf school offering 2 classes everyday (10h30 & 16h00) with qualified instructors. Classes are small and focused providing tuition for beginner, intermediate and advanced level surfers. Equipment rental and accommodation is also available.
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Avenida do Mar, Baleal, Peniche 2520-050, Portugal
+351 969 519 515
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first surfing holiday and we only had one lesson before we arrived, on man-made waves and couldn't even stand on our boards. We had two excellent coaches in Archy and Joao who were very patient, explained things extremely well but also knew...More

Thank Kazlper1
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I was a complete newbie of surfing and I had group lessons at Drop Surf Center. Nelson, Anka and Joao were great, patient and really professional. After a few minutes of theory at the center or on the beach, we were already in the ocean...More

Thank Nina B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

If you are an "intermediate" surfer it can be hard to find the right place to go to get classes you really benefit from. In contrast to the other plentiful surf schools in the Peniche region -which mostly resemble factory farming- the atmosphere at the...More

Thank Antonia S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I love Drop Surf Center! Nelson, Anka and Joao teaching with a huge amount of good vibes and knowledge. I definitely improved my surfing skills the last weeks and I got a lot of personal tips and tricks. I feel that I make bigger steps...More

Thank anouk v
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I had a great time at Drop Surf Center, the instructors are real professionals and really patient explaining :) Looking forward to get back there soon to take some more lessons :)

Thank Glory B
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Really impressed with the team at Drop. Really interesting class covering the safety basics very well as well as our first go on the waves. Didn't manage to get up first time but more to do with age and fitness than instruction. Lots more practice...More

Thank Dan_ManofSteel
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Great setup, quality equipment, focused teaching and a friendly atmosphere. Thank you all for a great surfing experience!

Thank Nathalie G
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I had so much fun...always felt good and safe at Drop Surf.Nelson is a really good and patient teacher,I learned a lot. The Staff is also really kind...Go there :-)

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This surf camp was such a great experience! I love all the people working there and had a blast! The surf instructor/owner there, Nelson, is the best surf instructor I have ever had (and I have had many). He taught me skills that have improved...More

Thank Passion4Travl
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We (Dad + two kids) stayed in Peniche-Baleal for a few days while travelling along the coast. We stopped at Drop Surf Centre to rent boards and give the kids (12 and 14) a chance to take some lessons to improve their beginner skills (yet...More

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