FilSurf School is a licensed and authorised surf school. We maintain the operation requirements of the Portuguese Surf Federation, Turismo de Portugal, I.P. (Portugal Tourism), The Instituto da Conservação da Natureza e da Biodiversidade, I.P. – ICNB (Institute for Nature Conservation and Biodiversity) and Capitania do Porto de Lagos (Captaincy of the Port of Lagos).
Group lessons are for groups up to eight people. Bring your friends and start your own group or meet new surfers in one of our group lessons. Our instructors have big experience of teaching mixed groups of people, knowing well how to distribute attention in a group making everybody surfing.
Private lessons are for 1-3 people. If you prefer a personal training and wish to have all the attention of instructor just for you, choose private lessons. Our instructor will design lessons for you according to your level and skills, will teach you to surf properly from the begin, help you to avoid common mistakes, push you to surf more and better, share a lot of knowledge about surfing and makes you understand surfing better.
INCLUDED IN A GROUP/PRIVATE LESSON
- Max 8 students (Group)/ Max 3 students (Private) per session per instructor;
- Transfer to the beach and back;
- 3 hour of surfing including beach surf instruction (i.e. theory, stretching, getting familiar with your board, safety rules) and instruction in the water;
- Soft top board, wetsuit, leash, rash guard;
- Sport insurance;
- Snack (sandwich). Please inform us in advance if you are vegetarian or vegan. Most of the beaches have a beach bar;
- Professional tips and the exciting trip.
LOW SEASON PRICES
(October - May)
HIGH SEASON PRICES
(June - September)
SURF DAY SCHEDULE
We start to pick up students around 9-10 am. We drive to the surf spot from 15 to 40 minutes (depends on the beach we go).
We arrive around 11 am to the beach, observe the conditions, give you an equipment, prepare for lessons.
We start our lessons with theoretical part, safety rules and warm up and then we surf!
We surf in total 3 hours. The sessions can last equal or different time. As we adjust to the conditions and always choose the best time for you to surf, be ready to have small or big break in between the sessions or even surf straight 2 lessons.
We finish around 13-15pm.
While we are packing and organising the cars and equipment you can relax and enjoy some drinks in local beach cafes.
We are back to Lagos around 14-16pm.
IMPORTANT TO BRING
Come already wearing your swimsuit and bring a towel, sunglasses and hat. We recommend sunscreen of SPF 30-50.
The consumption of food or drink in the van is strictly forbidden. We wish to keep the vans clean for all our students. It is forbidden to enter the van with wet wetsuits or boots
The students should leave their personal belongings tidily and safely within the van. Please check that you have all your personal belongings with you when you leave the van.
Passengers must wear seatbelts.
We start to pick up our students around 9-10 am. (The time can be changed because of tide and swell conditions). We arrange pick ups from your accommodation, but if there is a difficulty to enter the street or park there we ask you to come to the nearest to your place meeting point (maximum 700m) where we can pick you up.
Our pick up area is Lagos and Praia da Luz, if you stay in other places we always can arrange a meeting point where you can leave your car and go with us or we can meet directly on the beach.
WHEN BOOKING GROUP/PRIVATE LESSONS PLEASE CONTACT US 24 HRS PRIOR TO THE DAY OF YOUR LESSON TO ENSURE THAT GROUP/PRIVATE REQUIREMENTS ARE MET.