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Future Surfing School

Marina Portimao | Fortaleza de Santa Catarina, Praia da Rocha, Portimão, Portimao 8500, Portugal
+351 918 755 823
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An Experience to Remember!

I chose this surf-school at random, and could not be more happy with my choice. The instructors are... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
orangenoah9
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sup tour

We had a great experience today. We booked a SUP tour at Future Surfing School. The submarine tour... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Katrijn H
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Tessenderlo, Belgium
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As our name suggests we are focused in the future, in preparing our students for the future, especially on their sports training level but also in their social and environmental training.With us you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to surf or how to use your bodyboard with qualified surf instructors. In a small group we surf every day at various beaches (surf spots) on both coasts. Our teachers are qualified and locals. They are certified by the Portuguese Surfing Federation (FPS).We teach Having fun (Surf Lesson)in small groups with a maximum of 8 students per teacher. Each surf lesson has a duration of at least 90 minutes in the water and 30 minutes warm up and theory. Surf Day trips include always two surf lessons, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. The surf spots are chosen depending on the tide, swell and wind conditions and of course depending your surf skills. Our certified instructors have local knowledge, they drive safely and give you a professional surf briefing on the spot. The surf instructors are always with you in the water, giving you tips and hone your surfing technique.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“west coast” (8 reviews)
“amado beach” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Marina Portimao | Fortaleza de Santa Catarina, Praia da Rocha, Portimão, Portimao 8500, Portugal

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

I chose this surf-school at random, and could not be more happy with my choice. The instructors are so kind and encouraging, and know exactly how to help you and your specific needs. Everything was so smooth with them, and they are extremely knowledgeable. They...More

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Ricardo g, Owner at Future Surfing School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi Noah, thanks for your kind words it's always good to have a nice review but yours attending the wave conditions that were quite unfavorable ( definitely not usual for us in the Algarve) makes us even happier as it's kind of easy to please...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We had a great experience today. We booked a SUP tour at Future Surfing School. The submarine tour. It was very beautiful. We had a great guide, who helped everyone if they were struggeling. We had some waves, so the water was not very clear...More

Thank Katrijn H
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I've been with Future Surf several times, and am sorry that I haven't written a review before now. I'm a complete novice. I've tried surfing a few times, but I'm just awkward. I still enjoy it; it's fun and it's exercise. The guys are great...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We booked a one day surfing lesson with my friend. We were begginers, so never tried surfing before. First they picked us up at our hotel and take us to Praia da Rocha, where the equipment was. They gave us a surfing suit and a...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

My 11 year old son had his first surf lesson today with Future Surfing School. We were collected from the hotel and driven to the beach. All the instructors were so kind and encouraging. They work so well as a team, and clearly love what...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went on 2-days surfing classes with Future Surfing School and it was awesome!! We drove to the westcoast and tried 2 differens beaches. Really nice waves to different levels and helpful, talented and cool instructors. It is for sure not the...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

SUP lessons given poorly, very unprofessional, put my wifes life in danger. My wife and i went for stand up paddle (sup) lesson for 2 hours. We told the manager that this is our first time and we are not good swimmers, so the manager...More

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Future S, Owner at Future Surfing School, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Hello Mr. Parikshit, Thanks a lot for your feedback, First of all we are really sad that you and your wife didin´t had a great time... Stand Up Paddle is a great outdoor activity but it doesn´t fit all participants because: Participants are not comfortable...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

First, you don't have to stay in Portimao to surf with this school. In the morning, the instructors collect people from all hotels to bring them to the west coast for surfing. We stayed in Lagos. Travelling time to the beach - about 40-50 minutes,...More

Thank Anna K
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We booked a full day lesson on the west coast. Never gone surfing before, but this school and the team are the ones to try out. Great instructors! Especially Bruno, he really pushes you and motivate you to be better but also have some fun...More

Thank Norah N
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I went with a friend to this school (via Jho'la Surf Camp), and it was really great! I have never surfed before, and now I feel confident to get in the water on my own and continue practicing, they really motivated my interest to learn...More

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Shirley B
14 February 2017|
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Response from Future S | Property representative |
Hello Shirley B, We'd suggest Villa Joaninha (if you're looking for a budget place) or Tivoli Marina Portimão. All the best
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