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Albufeira: 2-Hour Falesia Beach Surf Lesson

1. Albufeira: 2-Hour Falesia Beach Surf Lesson

After stepping out of the van, you will be able to see the waves on the beach underneath you. How they conceal the sand, only to reveal it again a second afterward. You can breathe in the salty air and feel the sun on your skin as you slip into your wetsuit. When your feet touch the sand of the beach, your adventure is just one step ahead of you. In the hands of this surfing and snorkeling school based in Albufeira, you will have the opportunity to start from the ground up and learn how to surf. You will be brought closer to the ocean to experience memorable moments underwater and on your surfboard. You can try something new that you will broaden your horizons, it’s all about the experience.  Your lesson will be adjusted according to your skills, meaning that you can start on the sand or hit the water straight away to further your skills. Enjoy a hands-on, personal learning experience, as each instructor looks after around nine participants.

Albufeira: Surfing Lesson at Galé Beach

2. Albufeira: Surfing Lesson at Galé Beach

Discover the joy of surfing with this surf lesson at Galé Beach in Albufeira. Pick up practical skills and knowledge to help you advance your skills swiftly. Enjoy the use of a high-quality wetsuit and surf board during your lesson with a certified instructor. Meet your guide at the supplier's shop at the pier in Albufeira. Get fitted with a neoprene wetsuit and a surfboard. Start your lesson with a brief warm-up that includes safety instructions. Hop into the water and find out how to catch a wave. Practice for a while before being taught how to climb on the board while catching the waves. Work on fine tuning this skill for the rest of the lesson, with instructors at your side to help you and give you actionable feedback.

Albufeira: 2-Hour Surfing Lesson

3. Albufeira: 2-Hour Surfing Lesson

Meet at the local partner's kiosk, located near the car park at Galé Beach. You'll be provided with a wetsuit and surfboard and, after that, it's time time to get started. The lesson starts with a short warm-up and safety briefing right before you get in the water. The first part of the lesson consists of learning how to get to the waves. After practising that for a while, you'll get out of the water and learn how to stand up on your board while catching the waves. You'll work on that for the rest of the lesson as well, with the instructors by your side helping you and giving you direct feedback while you're in the water.

Funchal: Madeira Island Group Surf Lesson

4. Funchal: Madeira Island Group Surf Lesson

Join a surf lesson in the clear Atlantic waters off Madeira Island, and learn the fun sport for the first time or hone your surfing skills with an expert instructor. Enjoy the ease of a hotel pickup from Funchal, and be directly dropped off at the best surfing spots on the island. Kick-start your lesson with a warm up and a technical demonstration on the beach before hitting the water to catch some waves. Feel the cool waters beneath your gliding board, and the adrenaline course through you after catching your first wave. Enjoy the top surfing spots for beginners on Madeira Island, including Praia do Seixal, Praia de Machico, and Porto da Cruz, where your instructor will bring you to make sure you get the best experience possible.

Albufeira: Jet Ski Rental

5. Albufeira: Jet Ski Rental

Rent a Jet Ski alone or with friends and family for an unforgettable experience in the Algarve filled with heart-pumping adrenaline. If you've never ridden on a Jet Ski before, never fear — friendly and professional staff is on hand to provide everything you need for a great experience, including training and safety equipment - and you will never be pressured to go out to sea until you feel totally comfortable. Accelerate on your 110hp Jet Ski (Yamaha VX Sport 1100) and enter a perfect world of speed. These jet skis have a capacity for 2 people and are prepared with high security systems in remote control mode. They're stable and can adapt to the taste of each client. Those who like adrenaline can accelerate and jump, or you can choose to enjoy a slower, calmer ride as a family outing.

Albufeira: Surfing at Galé Beach

6. Albufeira: Surfing at Galé Beach

Meet your instructors at Galé Beach beach, store your belongings and get your wetsuit and surfboard together for some time in the sun and surf. Learn the basics of surfing once on the beach. Let your instructors guide you step by step on how to catch and ride the waves. Have plenty of time to be in the water and practice your skills.

Carrapateira: Surf Lesson

7. Carrapateira: Surf Lesson

Based in Carrapateira Village, we are a touristic company which provides qualified and personal tours for small groups or private, for different kind of activities to show you the secrets of the area and around. We want to offer different activities for tourists, so they can also get to know more about this area and fall in love with it as we do. It is also about creating moments, experiences and memories to take back home with you! With this surf lesson, you will introduce yourself to an amazing sport, or improve your skills at it, in one of the most beautiful beaches around, exercising your body and mind, while having a perfect beach day! Our instructor will make it so easy for you, that for sure, this will be the beginning of a new hobby and a perfect activity during you holidays!

Lisbon: Nazaré Waves and Village Private Half-Day Tour

8. Lisbon: Nazaré Waves and Village Private Half-Day Tour

Follow in the footsteps of legendary surfers, such as Garrett McNamara, on a half-day private tour dedicated to the big waves of Nazaré.  Following a pick-up from your hotel at 8:30 AM or 1:30 AM (note that these times can be adjusted due to the tides schedule, to provide you with the best experience), proceed directly to Nazaré in an air-conditioned vehicle. Although the main purpose of this tour is to see and experience the big wave surfer's paradise in Nazaré, this is a private tour so the program can always be changed or adapted to best suit your preferences. Admire the views during the 1.25 hour drive to Nazaré. After a quick tour of the traditional fishing village, go to the wave watching site where the wonderful waves can be enjoyed for as long as you wish. Take a break from watching the surfers, and go to Forte S. Miguel Arcanjo, the closest you can get to the sea without having to suit up and swim. Depending on your time and availability, you may still choose to have a meal in Nazaré, home of some of the world's best fish and seafood. Finally, relax and enjoy the ride back to your hotel in Lisbon.

Madeira Island Bodyboard Experience

9. Madeira Island Bodyboard Experience

The half-day Madeira Island Bodyboard experience gives you the opportunity to discover, or rediscover, this island from the sea, and experience the thrills that this extreme sport has to offer. Combine sport, nature, relaxation and the company of friends on this activity. On your way from the hotel to the beach take in the amazing scenery and landscapes of Madeira. The beach selected depends on the weather, and sea and wind conditions on the day. The best spot will be selected to ensure the best bodyboarding experience possible. Choose from 1, 3 and 5-lesson options. There’s no need to worry about equipment as rental is included.

Surfing and Yoga in Lisbon

10. Surfing and Yoga in Lisbon

Head to the Costa da Caparica, where the Tejo River flows into the sea. A place of unique natural heritage, the fossil cliffs of Caparica are listed as a Protected Landscape. Book this 5-hour program and treat your body and mind to a special day on the Portuguese coast. Your day begins with a one-hour yoga workshop with a certified instructor who will guide in order to experience deep relaxation through simple movements and repetitions. After stretching and relaxing the body and mind, receive a two-hour surf lesson with all the equipment provided along with video footage so you can check out your technique and make any adjustments as needed. This active tour offers the perfect opportunity to see a beautiful part of Portugal while learning or practicing two healthy and fun activities.

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What people are saying about Atlantic Ocean

I highly recommend this activity. Time flies and it's super fun! We went with our 12 and 10 year olds and they had a great time and were very good at it! The instructor was very attentive for us to catch waves and teach us how to ride the board.

Super Service! The teachers have tried very hard. We are absolute beginners and felt that we were in good hands. After an extensive warm-up session and instructions, we went into the water. Great fun and absolutely recommendable! Keep it up!

It was the first time for us to try surfing and yet was an amazing experience thanks to our instructor! We really recommend it!

Very nice beach with very nice and experienced trainers. The trainers speak very good and clear English. Price|performance top

It was a very enjoyable experience and all the staff were very friendly and helpful and great craic!