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Address: Fistral Beach, Newquay TR7 1HY, England
Phone Number:
+44 1637 850737
09:00 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

We are the only surf school located on the famous Fistral Beach, offering 2...

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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Fantastic surf school, excellent instructors and couldn't do enough to help!

Booked a private lesson with them, very helpful from enquiry to booking! Instructor ready and waiting when I arrived. Very knowledgeable and supportive during lesson and advised... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 June 2016
Chris A
Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Booked a private lesson with them, very helpful from enquiry to booking! Instructor ready and waiting when I arrived. Very knowledgeable and supportive during lesson and advised of best time time practice after the lesson. Good changing facilities where I was able to leave big all day, they even locked my car key away safe for me during the day!... More 

Thank Chris A
Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Had a great time learning to surf. A 2 hour lesson with Ceci who did a great job in explaining how to surf. Well organised and great value for money. Plus you get a discount on further hire of wetsuits and boards. Well worth a visit.

Thank AndyBaker65
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

spend a couple of hours doing something you thought you couldn't. the coaches explained how to ride the surf boards and then let you out to try, but were always close by to help. the whole beach complex was self contained and reasonably priced, with the town close by for a little more retail therapy. This is good for a... More 

Thank Scott B
Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Me and my 2 friends joined a group of another 7 people for saturday morning surf lesson. Me and my friends, we never surfed before. Our instructor was Liam. He was very funny and made us all feel good and not worried. After short walk to the south part of the beach, Liam talked us through some basics and then... More 

Thank folda
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I'd booked 2 2hour surfing lessons as part of my hen do over May bank holiday. This was very easy to sort after an email and a phone call. Nothing was too much trouble and I instantly felt that we were in safe hands. On arrival we were greeted by all staff with a friendly hello and smile. Then our... More 

Thank Jobbers N
Newquay, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

I'm a local girl and can vouch for the friendliness of the staff there - I don't personally know them but they helped me out the other day with a problem in the car park so they deserve a good mention on here - thanks guys for your kindness!

Thank geewhizz91
Elgin, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We returned to Fistral following a wonderful trip to the surf school last year (with Kate, who was absolutely amazing). The beach was fantastic as always, although the waves were poor and there was a jet ski competition on, so a good portion of the beach was closed off (although I won't factor these into the review, as I realise... More 

Thank JPC93
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Brilliant two days of surfing thanks to our fantastic instructor Ceci who was patient, knowledgeable and made the whole experience really good fun. By the end of the second lesson we were all managing to stand up catching waves, can't wait to come again!

Thank Kate L
Windsor, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Everyone at fistral beach surffffffff school are coooooool, no worrries mate, great friendly people including Tariq and our teacher CECI (Cecilio) El espanol "THE" El Surfero. Beautiful day with them and plenty of knowledge . Million thanks again

Thank canthervil1
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Their are lots of surfboards for everyone of all abilities. the changing facilities are really nice. Cici and Tariq are the surf instructors and they are very smiley and helpful. the staff are kind and make you surfing lesson really fun. If you are having a bad day go surfing with CICI and your day will be fantastic :)

Thank Charlotte W

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