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Fistral Beach Surf School

Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
+44 1637 850737
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Second time here, won't be the last!

I have created a Trip Advisor account (with a ridiculous user name naturally) purely to write this... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
PickleThePixie
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Amazing experience for 1st time surfers with Dani

My girlfriend and I went to Cornwall for a weekend and couldn´t resist to try surfing in Newquay... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
Jose Miguel P
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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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Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I have created a Trip Advisor account (with a ridiculous user name naturally) purely to write this review. Myself and my chap visited here today for a lesson. I had visited the surf school two years previously and had excellent tutelage from the lovely Dan,...More

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

Hey PickleThePixie (great name) Glad to hear that your second experience with us was still just as good! I'm sure Dan will hold you to that pint. Best, FBSS Staff

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

My girlfriend and I went to Cornwall for a weekend and couldn´t resist to try surfing in Newquay. We got the beginners lessons with Dani who was incredibly helpful and patience with us and the other people in the lesson. By the end of the...More

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

Hey Jose, Looks like you excelled in our beginner lesson, maybe we'll have to upgrade you to an intermediate lesson for your next session! Best, FBSS Staff

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Took the wife surfing for the first time. Had a private lesson with Coco, very patient and explains everything very well. Both my wife and I ended up surfing more than we expected. Will definitely be returning.

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

Hey Pete, Coco has the patience of a saint! Can't wait to see you again. Best, FBSS Staff

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my mate had never been surfing before and came to Newquay on a whim to learn to surf. Typically for us, we turned up quite late to the session but were well looked after, plied with equipment and packed off down to the...More

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

Hey Harriet, Stoked to hear you had a good time with us! Maybe next year we'll see you competing in the Boardmasters Surf Competition ;) Best, FBSS Staff

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Had a our first surfing lesson for 2 on 6th Sept which was such fun. It was throwing it down with rain when we arrived and we expected to be very cold during the lesson but by the time we started it had stopped raining...More

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

Hey! Sounds like all the elements came together for you during this lesson, that is great news! Can't wait to see you again soon! Best, FBSS Staff

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Had a really good lesson today with our instructor Dani at fistral Beach. He gave very helpful tips on how to improve our surfing and managed to handle a mixed group of complete beginners and improvers easily. We had loads of fun and would always...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time in our two hour individual surfing lesson, Bea was a fab instructor with very clear instructions and made it fun, great laugh, great surfing. We will be back!!

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Being from East Devon we don't see waves very often and it has therefore been a while since me and my family have even seen a surfboard, let alone actually gone out and had a go ourselves. We had some instruction in a 2 hour...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Kids loved the surf, and the staff here are friendly and professional throughout, well organised and informative. Changing rooms are ample for your requirements and the hot showers are an added bonus. Great first lesson and kids looking forward to coming back for their second...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Easy access to the beach, you get your wet suit on and off you go! The instructor Liam is friendly and very positive. He goes through all the basics and you get plenty of time to practise! We went when It was sunny and also...More

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