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Azores Surf Center

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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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+351 915 970 726
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All reviews great instructor santa barbara beach rent boards green waves recommend this place lots of fun sao miguel great waves ricardo classes francisco wetsuits techniques josephine beginners improving equipment
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had such a good trip and Azores surf house is a beautiful place with very nice people! Looking forward to hopefully come back again.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Josephine S, Gestor at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the review. It was great to meet you both and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We had really great surf lessons at the nice black beach Milicias. We learned a lot from the enthousiastic awesome surf instructors Ricardo and Francisco, both really different style, but very helpful and great teaching! Everyday we to improved our surfing and got new techniques...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Josephine S, Gestor at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your time with us :-) Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

It's a tiny office right on the beach (if you may hesitate if you are on the right road following google - as we did) it's a hidden pearl of the ocean with nice owners and great instructors! We took only 2 days of surf...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Josephine S, Gestor at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thanks so much. Great to meet you and we´re glad you enjoyed your experience with us!

Reviewed September 23, 2018

What a great way to finish our vacation? The Azores Surf Centre at Santa Barbara beach is a great little company with fantastic, pleasant and professional instructors! We showed up for our lesson at low tide (having NEVER surfed before). Josee and her time quickly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thanks for the review Graham, you were great fun to teach :-)

Reviewed September 16, 2018

I totally can recommend this place. Santa Barbara Beach with the black sand still has quite places and the sea is not so crowed with surfers. So it is also perfect for beginners. Furthermore you have a quite nice place the Tuka Tula Bar near...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2018

Thanks for the great review. We agree, it´s a beautiful beach :-)

Reviewed September 9, 2018

I can't recommend enough Azores Surf Center. I arrived with an eager, novice, family of five, and we left surfing fanatics. Ricardo and Josie were thoughtful, communicative, and organized. Francisco combined serious onshore instruction with in-the-water "just do it" coaching. He cared about the result...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thanks for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your experiance with us and hope you keep up the surfing!

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We are two beginners who started surfing at Santa Barbara and we visited once the Acores Surf Center. We got boards that were way too small for us and it was too expensive. 20€ for a board and a wetsuit for two hours when you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

We are sorry if you felt the boards you rented were not suitable, we always try our best to make sure everyone gets the right board for their needs, ultimately it is up to the client to decide if the board is suitable for them...More

Reviewed June 27, 2018

Our teenagers (14 and 17) surfed every day of our holidays with Josie, Ricardo and mostly Francisco. The groups were small and the instructors made sure that they chose the beach with the best waves for that day's group. Everyone was very helpful no matter...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Josephine S, Gestor at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Thanks Kathie, it was a pleasure meeting you and your family and it is great to hear that they enjoyed the lessons. Best regards from all of the team here!

Reviewed June 10, 2018

My sister and I took two lessons with Azores Surf Center during our stay on Sao Miguel. Josie, Ricardo, and Francisco were all so friendly, professional, and fun! We took s lesson each with Josie and Francisco and they were both incredible teachers. We also...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Thank you so much for the review. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay on the island. Best wishes from us all!

Reviewed June 5, 2018

I only took two surfing lessons but i learned more from these two than all the ones i did anywhere else! Great surfing teachers !!! Shame i didnt have the time to take more lessons. Thank you!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Josephine S, Proprietário at Azores Surf Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Glad you enjoyed our teaching so much! You´ll just have to come back again ;-)

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