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St Ives Surf School

Porthmeor, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
+44 1736 793938
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Fantastic team

Did a beginner's course a few years ago they were excellent, as I live in st ives and am often on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
davidnewton2017
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St Ives, United Kingdom
Learning to surf

Absolutely fantastic. The staff are highly trained, very knowledgable, kind and very easy to get on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deb W
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England, United Kingdom
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Ocean based fun in the heart of Cornwall. Surf, SUP, Kayak and Coasteering activities in a fun, safe and friendly environment.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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“two hours” (12 reviews)
“great fun” (14 reviews)
“these guys” (8 reviews)
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Porthmeor, St Ives TR26 1JZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did a beginner's course a few years ago they were excellent, as I live in st ives and am often on Porthmeor I have on numerous occasions been helped out by the instructors there! Cheers Ben, Matty and Joe :)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic. The staff are highly trained, very knowledgable, kind and very easy to get on with. We had a lesson with Natalie (who also teaches paddleboard yoga if you fancy giving that a try!) on day one, then with Mat on day 2. Absolutely...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve had lessons on Porthmeor from Harris and the gang and they always make you feel welcome. The lessons are set to your level and help you improve from beginner upward. Their enthusiasm and energy, whatever the weather or swell is contagious. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lesson was pretty much the basics of surfing but the real challenge was actually doing it in the water. However, the trainer was very supportive and the technique that he taught us was very effective when done properly. I definitely had fun and would...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

A 100% must do experience in St Ives. Get it booked early and they will advise on the best surf day via weather reports. We had an amazing day with Liam as instructor. He took time with everyone, was very patient and good fun. The...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We started the week never having touched a board and by the end of the first lesson both consistently standing and catching waves. Great instruction, friendly staff, maximum time in the water, well worth a visit. Everything provided so only need a towel. 2 days...More

Thank Tom J
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Had my first surf lesson yesterday. Never surfed before and I was standing up after 2hrs. Great tuition from matty and good hire gear! Will be back to continue my lessons!

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

I arranged for a private lesson for a family of four, as I wanted us to get maximum coaching time compared to a group lesson. We had one before back in 2015 so this was a refresher of the skills. Matt was our instructor and...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We went Coasteering with Shrek and Donkey in Half Term - we are kind of active mid-forties with a 17 year old son Charlie. My Wife was a bit apprehensive but thanks to Shrek and Donkey she loved it - they made the trip safe...More

Thank James S
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Brilliant 2 hour beginners lesson for the family. Everyone managed to stand up and surf! Zac and Luigi were great instructors and were really good with the kids(7&10) who commented "our instructors were nice and kind". Wetsuits were warm and boards did the job. A...More

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