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Address: Avenida do Mar, Baleal, Peniche 2520-050, Portugal
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+351 969 519 515
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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I had so much fun...always felt good and safe at Drop Surf.Nelson is a really good and patient teacher,I learned a lot. The Staff is also really kind...Go there :-)

Reviewed 4 April 2017
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I had so much fun...always felt good and safe at Drop Surf.Nelson is a really good and patient teacher,I learned a lot. The Staff is also really kind...Go there :-)

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Toronto, Ontario
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This surf camp was such a great experience! I love all the people working there and had a blast! The surf instructor/owner there, Nelson, is the best surf instructor I have ever had (and I have had many). He taught me skills that have improved my surfing abilities greatly! I am so grateful to him because now I have gone... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

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 

1 Thank Massimo G
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4 reviews
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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!

Thank Liat H
London, United Kingdom
1 review
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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 

1 Thank Martin M
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank D_R_C_99000
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3 reviews
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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 

Thank Andrea F
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21 reviews
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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 

Thank ali-olio-aloha
Ikast, Denmark
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21 reviews
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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 

Thank Евгений Щ
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Reviewed 20 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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