Looking for an introduction to surfing? Our beginner surf lessons are perfect for learning the foundations.

Our beginner-level group surf lessons introduce you to the basics of surfing. You’ll learn essential skills such as positioning, catching waves, and standing up techniques.

Located on Fistral Beach, our unique spot maximises your lesson time.

Whether you’re an individual, a group of friends, or a family eager to learn surfing, our beginner lessons are an excellent choice. Beginner group lessons are suitable for ages 8 and above, while private lessons are available from 5 years old. Rest assured, all our instructors are qualified beach lifeguards and ISA surf instructors, with a genuine passion for surfing and full DBS certification.


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Available to you on every beginner group surfing lesson

  • Expert Coaching: Our enthusiastic surf coaches are here to provide expert guidance, helping you progress and enhance your surfing skills.

  • Equipment: Everything you need is included in your lesson, and if you’re having a blast, feel free to extend the fun all day long.

  • Changing Rooms & Showers: With convenient changing rooms at the beach, getting ready is a breeze. After catching waves, enjoy the on-site hot showers.

  • Secure Storage: We have secure storage for your belongings meaning you can bring everything for your beach day.

  • Location, Location, Location: Nestled right on Fistral Beach, we’re the only surf school with this prime spot. That means less time traveling and more time surfing – just a quick stroll to the water’s edge with all the gear you need.

  • Discounted Hire: Love the gear from your lesson? Enjoy discounted rates if you want to keep the fun going with extended equipment use after your lesson.

Beginner group surfing lessons: 8 years & over

Our 2-hour group beginner surf lessons are perfect for individuals, families, couples, and groups looking to dive into the world of surfing!

Suitable for ages 8 and above, our lessons are designed for beginners seeking to catch their first waves. Led by our expert coaching team, which includes a former national champion and seasoned competitors, as well as passionate coaches with the highest ISA Level 2 coaching accreditation, you’ll receive top-notch instruction towards your surfing journey.


Discover the exhilarating world of surfing with our beginner lessons, suitable for everyone aged 8 and above, whether you’re new to the sport or eager to learn. Dive into the waves and experience the joy of catching your first wave with our professional coaches.

  • Participants must be 8 years and above
  • Some water confidence is required, we recommend being able to swim at least 25 meters
  • If younger or unable to swim, please get in touch for private lesson options

More Information: If you would like to find out more details about our beginner group lessons, feel free to CONTACT US.


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At Fistral Beach Surf School, you are in great hands with our fantastic coaching team. With our highly knowledgeable coaches, we’re dedicated to helping you master the waves. Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to refine your skills, our team is here to guide you every step of the way.

We are open all year round, so there is no need to wait for the perfect wave. Rain or shine, you can count on us to provide an exciting and safe surfing experience. Plus, we offer a huge selection of top-quality equipment, ensuring you have everything you need for a successful session in the water.

Located on the stunning Fistral Beach, known for its consistent waves and breathtaking views, our spot is unbeatable.