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Address: Avenida do Mar, Baleal, Peniche 2520-050, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 969 519 515
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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A well established surf school offering 2 classes everyday (10h30 &...

A well established surf school offering 2 classes everyday (10h30 & 16h00) with qualified instructors. Classes are small and focused providing tuition for beginner, intermediate and advanced level surfers. Equipment rental and accommodation is also available.

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Excellent surfing esperience

We (Dad + two kids) stayed in Peniche-Baleal for a few days while travelling along the coast. We stopped at Drop Surf Centre to rent boards and give the kids (12 and 14) a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Massimo G
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (Dad + two kids) stayed in Peniche-Baleal for a few days while travelling along the coast. We stopped at Drop Surf Centre to rent boards and give the kids (12 and 14) a chance to take some lessons to improve their beginner skills (yet not fresh starter). The method and approach from Nelson and Pedro were possibly the most... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I took one lesson with Them and it was perfect. The teacher was super nice and gave me some very good tips. It's a really good place for beginners!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Drop Surf Centre was a perfect place to surf for the week - talented, professional and fun team ensured we developed our surf skills and had a great time doing it. We were 2 people, both complete beginners and received plenty of individual guidance, instruction and encouragement as the class sizes were typically ~5 people (smaller than most others we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I waited to review Drop Surf Center until I had the chance to get surf instruction from other instructors. Well I'm glad I did because it made me appreciate the attention and the quality of the instruction that I received here. I had lessons with all of the instructors working here over the course of a week and I can... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I heard about drop surf center threw friends in Canada! I had the best time. I have to say the surf lessons were the best, the groups were always small like five to six people, with two or three instructors. The instructors really take there time with you, explaining the base points and giving lodes of pointers 😄 They were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

The team at Drop Surf Center really focuses on the individual student and give you the chance to really maximize you learning curve. Good step by step instructions, small groups with a great teacher - student ratio and Nelson, Pedro and Craig are great people to be around. After spending surf classes at various schools in different countries I am... More 

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Ikast, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

We stayed in Baleal for surfing for 10 days and tried 4 different surf schools, all of them were good, but none of them could stand close to the approach and professionalism of Drop Surf Center! Me together with my wife had 5 private classes with Craig and all of them were just out of this world good!! We had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Linda, Craig, Nelson, Pedro are just great. They know how to teach and support in the process, they are flexible, but best of all they are all genuinely nice bunch of people! Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough praise for Linda and Nelson. I purchased the week package for surfing as a birthday present to myself. I was a lone traveller but met incredible people, had delicious food and an amazing time in the water. Nelson and Craig were second to none. Such a good time and I will be back :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

I had three lessons at the surfschool and rented a board for the week. During the lessons the corrections were very good and I received incredibly useful tips. Video analysis was used to show more points for improvement afterwards. This is a surfschool where fun, safety and improvement are important pointers and they definitely give the best lessons I have... More 

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