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Azores Surf Center

En1-1a, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-501, Portugal
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Great surf school with an amazing atmosphere

I took 5 lessons in April with Josie, Ricardo and Cisco and it has been the best time so far I’ve... read more

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Robert H
Great surf, with great people

Booked 5 lessons to improve on surfing and we did, thanks to Josi, Ricardo and Dan. Good wetsuits... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Frank M
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The Azores Surf Center is a surf school located on the island of Sao Miguel in the Azores. We provide surf lessons, surf equipment hire, surf house accommodation and are here to help with any of your surfing needs!
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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En1-1a, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-501, Portugal
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Reviewed today

I took 5 lessons in April with Josie, Ricardo and Cisco and it has been the best time so far I’ve had in a surf school. The coaching was perfect. Every instructor was very friendly and motivating and all really focussed on your individual level...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked 5 lessons to improve on surfing and we did, thanks to Josi, Ricardo and Dan. Good wetsuits and boards and good lessons on improving techniques. Always concerned about wave conditions for our level and looking for the right spot. We had a great time...More

Thank Frank M
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for reviewing us, we are glad you all enjoyed your lessons, you were a lovely family and great fun to teach!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Azores Surf School run by Riccardo and Josie has got to be one of the best finds in the world. The two friendliest people you could hope to find, in one of the most laid back islands on the planet. The coaching in the...More

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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great review Ben, hope to see you again soon :-)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on Sao Miguel for 8 days and went surfing with Josephine & Ricardo from the Azores Surf Center every day we could. Straight from the beginning, it was an easy and smooth experience. Booking the classes was super easy. I send them a...More

Thank Zino W
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the amazing review! It was great to meet you both and hopefully we will see you again soon :-) Keep surfing!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was only on Sao Miguel for a few days, so I wanted to rent a board and wetsuit for a short surf on the weekend. Emailed the Azores Surf Center about the details and Josie got back to me right away with recommendations on...More

Thank Jon S
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for reviewing us and we are super happy to hear you enjoyed your experience with us!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came to the island having never surfed before and booked a lesson to try something new. The instructors were very friendly, interesting people, and really helpful. To my surprise I was able to catch a few waves by the end of the day! An...More

Thank Travis M
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Travis, we are glad you enjoyed it and hope that you give it another go again soon!

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We rented 2 surfboards from the center and both boards were top quality. Service was excellent. Friendly, easy going, clear agreements and we received tips where to go and when. Highly recommended!

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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Obrigada pela boa critica. Até a próxima!

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We went surfing as a family of 5 including teens ages 14-17, Ricardo the instructor met us at Milicias beach as the conditions were perfect on this day for beginners. The group was six in total. Parking was easy and the beach had a sandy...More

Thank Kevin F
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Thanks for reviewing us and we are happy to enjoyed your experience surfing. Looking forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Winter months are a great time to surf here - the water is still warm, great waves and less people. Josie and Ricardo are lovely, calm, spirited people are were really adaptable. I had a short amount of time and we made the best of...More

Thank MJ K
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Thanks for the lovely review. It was great to meet you and let you recover from your stormy camp out! Hopefully we´ll see you for longer next time. Merry Christmas!

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We live in a place where we can't surf, so we love to do it on our vacations. We learned more than on our other surf vacations combined! Ricardo and Josie are both super nice and have a good eye for all the small mistakes...More

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AzoresSurfCenter, Owner at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks for reviewing us. Looking forward to your next visit :-)

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