Filsurf school: surf lessons in Lagos, Algarve, Portugal
Welcome to our surf school!
Welcome to one of the most experienced surf schools in the stunning Algarve region, based in Lagos, Portugal. Our story began in 2008, when Filipe a passionate surfer from Porto established FilSurf school, bringing with him extensive experience in surfing around the world, participating in surfing competitions, and coaching.
For us, surfing goes beyond being merely a sport—it's a way of life. Participating in this exciting recreational activity not only improves physical fitness but also boosts mental well-being, alleviates stress, and builds a profound connection with nature. Begin your adventure with us and create memories that will stay with you forever!
Your surf adventure
We offer both group and private lessons
All our classes include:
✓ Transfer to the beach and back
✓ 3 hours class (theory and practice)
✓ Board, wetsuit, leash, rash guard
✓ Sports insurance
We give you the best surf equipment, with famous brands like "Ocean & Earth", "Rip Curl", and "Mick Fanning". Our Rip Curl wetsuits are always clean and sanitized for your comfort. The cars we use for surfing are kept clean and safe, making sure you have a friendly and secure environment to learn and improve your surfing skills.
Professional surf instructors/real surfers
Our certified surf instructors have more than 15 years of teaching experience and more than 30 years of surfing experience all over the world. With rich experience in teaching, they manage to teach different levels and ages and even prepare athlets for surfing competitions.
Our surf lessons go beyond simply learning how to stand up on a surfboard. We teach you to surf correctly, read weather conditions, understand wave dynamics, and develop respect for the ocean and other surfers. Become a skilled and responsible surfer!
For all levels
Whether you're a beginner taking your first steps into surfing, an intermediate looking to refine your technique, or an advanced surfer gearing up for competitions, we welcome you to join our surfing adventure! Alternatively, if you simply wish to enjoy a surf session with professional surfers at local surf spots, the waves are waiting for you.
We have a special accommodation offer for the students of our surf school in a stunning brand-new villa, located in a beautiful chill area, just 15 minutes walking from Praia da Luz beach and 10 minutes driving from Lagos.
We pick you up
We are situated near Lagos, Algarve, Portugal. We surf on both the South and West coasts, depending on the conditions. While we don't operate from a fixed physical address, we reserve lessons for you through phone, email, and WhatsApp so you don‘t need to waste your time coming to our place. We facilitate convenient pick-ups for students in Lagos, Praia da Luz and Burgau driving to a surf spot that we decide on the day of a lesson. Alternatively, for those who prefer to drive independently, we can meet them directly on the beach.
Where we surf
Waves all year long
Situated between the West and the South coasts, FilSurf surf school enjoys the unique advantage of being able to follow the best waves throughout the year. With access to a variety of surf spots, we can offer the opportunity to surf almost every day, providing an exciting and dynamic surfing experience.
Check out our 5-star reviews on Google and TripAdvisor to see why our surf school is the top choice for beginner and intermediate surfers. Join us for an unforgettable experience in surfing!