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Fistral Beach Surf School

Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
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Very friendly and professional from instructors who surf all over the world.My son had a morning... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
katieguay
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Worthing, United Kingdom
Great people

Thanks for a great day. Toby is a great teacher and very patient. Lovely people very friendly. I... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
DAM113N
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Cornwall
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We are the only surf school located on the famous Fistral Beach, offering 2 hours for all abilities. Whether you are a beginner who wants to give surfing a go for the first time, or someone who wants to improve their surfing ability, we will have a variety of lessons from group to individual courses. With a pay and display car park and no walking to and from the beach, Fistral Beach Surf School is the perfect choice.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Very friendly and professional from instructors who surf all over the world.My son had a morning session and was surfing on his own by the afternoon.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Thanks for a great day. Toby is a great teacher and very patient. Lovely people very friendly. I would recommend these guys to anyone.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We booked a lesson for 3 children aged 11 and 12. Bea was excellent and the children loved her. Watching from the beach we were confident that she was looking after them all - very important at Fistral. The children are desperate for another lesson...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Had a great family lesson with Dani. There was 5 of us and he managed to give everybody some quality time. I've had 2 previous surf lessons but this one actually took me to another level. Would definitely recommend the surf school and if you...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I'd never surfed before and it was difficult to know which surf school in the area to try. Tried Fistral out and it was great. Really friendly staff and a great lesson. Will be back!

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

My wife and I took a surfing class at the beautiful Fistral Beach through the Fistral Beach Surf School. Had a fantastic instructor with Dani - super friendly, super helpful guy who helped us out a lot and was in general just a lot of...More

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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hey Nathan, Thank you so much for your kind words! We are stoked to hear that you had a good time with us, Dani really is a fantastic instructor. I have had the pleasure of trying Dani's cooking and can say it is utterly splendid,...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Second lesson with these guys and it was very enjoyable. Booked on a group session but received tailored 1:1 tuition from Sam. Managed to get up on several waves and Sam immediately started to suggest ways to enhance my skill and told me about the...More

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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hey! Glad to hear you had a good time with us, remember the steps and you'll be shredding in no time! See you soon, FBSS Staff

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

On our first trip to Newquay we decided last minute (the night before) to book onto a surf lesson on our last day. We weren't sure who to book with as there are many companies offering surf lessons in the area, but we really wanted...More

Thank Liz89Read
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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hey Liz, Surfing is so much fun right?! Glad you and your boyfriend had a good time with us and hopefully we'll see you again soon. Best, FBSS Staff

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I attended the surf school for a lesson as an anniversary present to each other. The staff were great - very friendly and relaxed. Our instructor, Sam, was great. Unfortunately, due to a red flag the lesson was cut short but we...More

Thank MattatMountPleasant
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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hey! So gutting when mother nature works against you huh?! Hopefully when you rebook we have some epic surf and calm winds. Best, FBSS Staff

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Fantastic first experience surfing, a friend and myself had a private 2 hour lesson. Dani was a brilliant instructor, really informative and gave us both great confidence out on the waves. We also had the option to hire the wetsuits and boards at a discounted...More

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FBSurfSchool, Front Office Manager at Fistral Beach Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Glad your first surfing experiance was a good one! Hopefully you'll venture back into the ocean soon. Best, FBSS Staff

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