Surf School

Join our surfing lessons and have a great time!

Embark on an electrifying surfing journey with Freeride Surf School, situated in the picturesque town of Sagres, the southwestern gem of Portugal and Europe! Whether you’re an absolute beginner or an intermediate surfer, our welcoming atmosphere and ideal wave conditions ensure everyone feels right at home.

Freeride’s Dream Team

Become a part of Freeride’s Dream Team, comprising highly skilled coaches, and ride the waves at some of the most beautiful surf breaks in Europe with breathtaking backdrops. From group lessons to private sessions and personalized surf guides, we provide surf lessons adjusted to all skill levels with tailored options to suit your individual needs.

Freeride: Where waves create stories

Bask in the sun’s warmth and prepare for an unforgettable adventure with us. Freeride Surf School is more than just a destination; it serves as a gateway to a surfing haven where each wave tells its own unique story. Join us, become a part of this tale, and allow every wave to etch a chapter in your memory. It’s not just about the thrill of surfing; it’s about creating moments that will stay with you long after the waves have settled.

Group Surf Lessons

Who is it for?

Group surfing lessons are the most popular choice for learning or improving your skills, catering to all levels: beginner, intermediate, or advanced, and are suitable for 12 years old onwards.

Book one class to try it out!

Familiarize yourself with basic rules, gear setups, and water safety. If you get hooked, extend your surf course to 5 days or more! The Freeride Dream Team awaits you!
Learn to surf in Portugal with the best and have a blast!

Freeride’s Dream Team is waiting for you!
Learn to surf in Portugal with the best and have a blast!

Group Surf Lessons Prices & Packages

Getting the Feeling




Enjoying the Ride




Welcome to the Club








What´s included?

  • Wetsuit
  • Surfboard
  • Insurance
  • Round-trip transfer from Freeride’s office to the beach
  • Approximately 2.5 hours of surf lessons per day
  • Certified instructors

All our Surf instructors are certified by the Portuguese Surf Federation or by ASI (Academy of Surfing Instructors).

  • If you are staying at Memmo Baleeira Hotel, you will have a special discount!
  • If you are a returning Freerider, you’ll also receive a discount.

Ensure your safety! Learn to surf with confidence at Freeride Surfcamp & School.

Private Surf Lessons

Maximize your surfing experience with our intensive private surf lessons, ensuring personalized attention from our seasoned instructors. 

Who is it for?

Private lessons are for everyone, starting with children as young as 6! These sessions serve as a fast track to surfing, ideal for beginners seeking a quick start or intermediate/advanced surfers aiming to enhance their skills and technique.

Children aged 6 to 11

Tailored for children aged 6 to 11, our Private Surf Lessons prioritize safety while ensuring a fun learning experience for the young ones eager to ride the waves.

Intermediate and advanced surfers

For intermediate and advanced surfers, our lessons encompass various exercises focusing on improving technique, speed, maneuverability, stance, flow, and fitness. This provides surfers with insights into their strengths and weaknesses.

Not sure which class to choose? Reach out to us, and let’s assist you in making the right booking decisions!

Private Surf Lessons Prices & Packages

Private Surf Lesson – 1pax


NOV-MAY 200€

Private Surf Lesson – 2pax


NOV-MAY 220€

Private Surf Lesson – 3pax


NOV-MAY 290€

What you get:

  • Wetsuit
  • Surfboard
  • 1.5 or 2 hours of personalized surf lessons (duration depends on the type of private lesson)
  • Highly qualified instructors
  • Optional transport (subject to availability)

All our Surf instructors Are certified by the Portuguese Surf Federation or by ASI (Academy of Surfing Instructors).

* No extra person is allowed on Private Surf Lessons for 1 or 2 pax.

** For a family or friends Private Surf Lesson, every additional person will incur an extra charge.

*** Maximum 4 people per instructor if there are students younger than 12yo. If everyone is older than 12 years there is a maximum of 5 people per instructor.

**** It’s essential that skill levels are similar; otherwise, an additional coach must be requested.

Private Surf Guides

Are you an advanced surfer eager to explore exceptional surf breaks? Our Private Surf Guide package guarantees a thrilling journey, taking you and your friends to the finest waves in the Algarve, offering stunning sceneries and uncrowded lineups. As an added option, we provide a film producer to capture the highlights of your surfing sessions and create a short surfing movie of your holiday.

Our Private Surf Guide offers an authentic surf adventure at the southwestern tip of Europe.

Private Surf guides Prices & Packages

Surf Guide – 1-4 pax


NOV-MAY 350€

Surf Guide – 2pax


NOV-MAY 350€

Surf Guide – 5pax


NOV-MAY 400€

It Includes:

  • Explanation of the area, swells, and surf conditions
  • Option for 1 big surf session or 2 surf sessions (not lessons)
  • Transport to and from the best breaks of the day from the school
  • Local surf guide
  • Surf equipment is provided if you don’t have your own (Surf Board, Wetsuit, Leash)
  • Insurance coverage included

Meeting Point

For Group Lessons:
Freeride Surf School – Hotel Memmo Baleeira, Sagres at 08H30. 
Freeride Beach Hut – Praia da Cordoama, in Vila do Bispo – June to September at 09H00.
Notice that times can change, due to tides or weather forecasts.

For Private lessons or Surf Guides please check your booking details with us!

What To Bring

  • Swimsuit and beach towel
  • Wear weather-appropriate clothing
  • Apply generous sunscreen
  • Bring water and a light snack
  • Pack motivation and good vibes!


At Freeride, we believe in the efficiency of reputable surf schools. Start with our 5-day intensive course for rapid skill enhancement – 3 hours of daily lessons with all necessary gear included. Extensions are available for those seeking a prolonged experience.

To book or for more info, please email us at or contact us at +351 918 755 401 – also via Whatsapp.

Surf Rentals

  • We have a variety of surf gear available for convenient rental at Freeride Surf School. You can pick up and deliver the gear at our office in Sagres during regular office hours.
  • From June to September, you can directly rent surf gear at Freeride’s Beach Hut at Praia da Cordoama in Vila do Bispo, operational from 09:00 to 18:00.
  • Rental rates start from 15€. For more details, reach out to us at
  • Kindly be aware that negligence (breakage, damage, loss, or theft) of any provided surf gear will result in a charge equivalent to the total value of the item (ranging from €50 to €500).
Please be advised that the prices shown are estimations and are subject to change without prior notice.