2 de June, 2023 Pedro Neves

Unforgettable Surf Lessons at Costa da Caparica with Caparica Surf Academy

Welcome to the ocean of opportunities with Caparica Surf Academy. Nestled in the idyllic beach of Praia da Riviera in Costa da Caparica, we are your passport to an exhilarating surf journey, one that is dotted with adventure, camaraderie, and the joy of riding the waves.

Costa da Caparica – The Surf Haven

Costa da Caparica is a sun-soaked haven for surf enthusiasts. With its sandy beaches and the Atlantic Ocean’s powerful swells, it offers the perfect environment for both beginners and seasoned surfers.

“The joy of surfing is so many things combined, from the physical exertion of it, to the challenge of it, to the mental side of the sport.” – Kelly Slater

Caparica Surf Academy – Riding The Crest of The Wave

At Caparica Surf Academy, we are committed to giving you the best surfing experience. Our team of passionate and experienced instructors are here to guide you, whether you are taking your first step in surfing or looking to improve your skills.

  1. Surf Lessons – Our surf lessons are designed to cater to all skill levels. Whether you are just starting or looking to advance your surfing, we have got you covered.
  2. Group and Private Lessons – Want to learn to surf with friends in a fun group environment? Or prefer a private surfing lesson for a more personalized learning experience? We have both options for you.
  3. Surf Clinics – Our surf clinics offer a deeper dive into surfing, providing you with the knowledge and techniques to ride the waves with confidence.

Preparing for The Waves

Preparing for The Waves
One of the key aspects of surfing is the gear. Having the right equipment can not only enhance your surfing experience but also ensure safety. Here’s how to equip yourself for the waves:

  • Wetsuits – Stay warm in the Atlantic’s cool waters with our recommendations on the best wetsuits for surf lessons.
  • Surfboards – Whether you are a novice or an experienced surfer, having the right surfboard is crucial. Check out our guide on the best surfboards for surf lessons.
  • Safety Tips – Surfing is a thrilling sport, but safety should always come first. Learn the surf lesson safety tips you need to know.

Join us at Caparica Surf Academy and let the waves of Costa da Caparica transform you into a confident surfer. Catch the wave, it’s time to ride! 🏄

Surf Programs Tailored to Your Needs

The beauty of surfing is that it’s a sport for all, regardless of age or skill level. We offer a range of surf programs tailored to your needs:

  • Kids Surf Lessons – Our kids surf lessons are designed to instill a love for the ocean and surfing in the younger ones. Our experienced instructors ensure a fun and safe environment for your children to learn surfing.
  • Stand Up Paddle Lessons – Looking for a full-body workout while enjoying the beautiful views of Costa da Caparica? Try our stand-up paddle lessons.
  • Bodyboard Lessons – If you’re interested in trying out a different kind of board sport, bodyboarding could be just the ticket!
  • Birthday Surf Party – Want to make your next birthday unforgettable? How about a birthday surf party? We promise it’ll be a hit.

Embracing the Surf Lifestyle

Surfing is more than just a sport – it’s a lifestyle. At Caparica Surf Academy, we encourage you to fully embrace the surf lifestyle:

  • Rewrite Your Story – Surfing can be a transformative experience. It’s about facing your fears, pushing your limits, and discovering a new side of yourself. Come rewrite your story with us.
  • Surfing and Tourism – Combine your surf lessons with other tourist activities in the Lisbon region for a well-rounded experience.

Whether you’re a beginner looking for your first taste of the surf, or a seasoned surfer wanting to improve, Caparica Surf Academy is the place to be. Experience the thrill of the ocean, the camaraderie of the surf community, and the sheer joy of catching your perfect wave at Costa da Caparica.

Surfing is attitude dancing.” – Gerry Lopez

Ready to ride the wave? Find the best surf lesson for you and join us in the water. The ocean is calling!

Experience the Costa da Caparica Surf Lifestyle

In Costa da Caparica, we’re lucky to live the surf lifestyle every day. As part of our community, you’ll experience the joy of waking up to the sound of crashing waves, the thrill of chasing the perfect swell, and the peace that comes from a day well spent in the water.

The Caparica Surf Community

Join our surf community in Costa da Caparica and discover the magic of sharing waves, stories, and the stoke of surfing. From group surf lessons where you’ll meet fellow surf enthusiasts, to surf clinics that let you delve deeper into the world of surfing, there are countless opportunities to grow and make lasting connections.

Master the Art of Surfing

Master the Art of Surfing
At Caparica Surf Academy, we believe that every wave is a new opportunity, a chance to learn and improve. Our dedicated instructors provide individual attention and utilize advanced training methods to ensure you understand the fundamentals of surfing, refine your techniques, and master the art of wave riding.

Whether you’re a beginner, an intermediate, or an advanced surfer, we offer lessons tailored to your level. Our intermediate surf lessons are designed to help you transition from catching white water waves to riding green unbroken ones. For the experienced surfers, our advanced surf lessons offer a chance to fine-tune your maneuvers, read wave conditions better, and even start performing tricks!

“Surfing is all about where your mind is.” – Shaun Tomson

Enhance Your Surfing Experience

Surfing goes beyond riding waves. It’s a transformative journey that reshapes our relationship with nature and ourselves. Through our blog, we offer a wealth of tips and advice to help you navigate this journey. Learn how to stay warm with the best wetsuits, select the right surfboards, and understand crucial safety tips. We also share stories from our community, the benefits of surfing, and how you can embrace the surf lifestyle even when you’re not in the water.

“Surfing is the most blissful experience you can have on this planet, a taste of heaven.” – John McCarthy

Embark on Your Surfing Journey

At Caparica Surf Academy, we believe that surfing is more than a sport—it’s a journey. From the moment you catch your first wave, you’ll be hooked on the adrenaline, the freedom, and the profound connection with nature.

Whether you’re a beginner who’s always dreamed of surfing or an experienced surfer aiming to improve, our surf lessons at Costa da Caparica offer something for everyone. We’re here to guide you at every step, with group and private lessons that are customized to your skill level and goals.

“Surfing’s one of the few sports that you look ahead to see what’s behind.” – Laird Hamilton

Experience Surfing in All Forms

At Caparica Surf Academy, we believe in diversity in wave riding. Alongside our surf lessons, we offer stand-up paddle lessons, an excellent full-body workout and a fantastic way to explore the calm waters of Costa da Caparica. Our bodyboard lessons are another great way to enjoy the ocean, especially on days when the surf is too rough for stand-up surfing.

Make Your Celebrations Memorable

Looking for a unique way to celebrate a special occasion? How about a birthday surf party? Whether it’s your birthday or a friend’s, we ensure it’s an unforgettable one with surf lessons, games, and a lot of fun in the sun.

Wrap Up

At Caparica Surf Academy, we’re here to support your surfing journey at every stage. We aim to provide a safe, fun, and inspiring environment for you to learn, improve, and enjoy surfing. With our wide range of services and programs, experienced instructors, and the incredible waves of Costa da Caparica, your surfing adventure awaits. Don’t hesitate – find the best surf lesson for you and come catch a wave with us!

“The best surfer out there is the one having the most fun.” – Phil Edwards

Join us in Costa da Caparica for an experience that goes beyond just learning to surf.


Can you learn to surf in Lisbon?

Yes, Lisbon has a number of surf schools like Caparica Surf Academy, offering lessons for beginners and experienced surfers alike.

Is Lisbon good for surfing?

Absolutely! Lisbon is known for its consistent surf, variety of waves, and welcoming surf community.

Which surf beach is close to Lisbon?

Costa da Caparica, home to Caparica Surf Academy, is a popular surf beach close to Lisbon.

How many lessons before you can surf?

The number of lessons needed can vary greatly depending on the individual. However, with our structured surf lessons, students often start to feel comfortable after a few sessions.

Is Portugal good for beginner surfers?

Yes, Portugal is excellent for beginner surfers. The country offers a variety of surf spots suitable for beginners and professional instruction to ensure a safe and fun learning experience.

Pedro Neves

Pedro is an experienced coach and manager of Caparica Surf Academy, one of the most recognised surf schools on the picturesque Costa da Caparica, Portugal. With a deep passion for the sea and surfing, Pedro is dedicated to teaching new generations of surfers, transmitting not only advanced surfing techniques but also respect and connection with the ocean.

Let's Surf Together.

Come learn how to have fun, surfing!

+351 963 489 126


Let's Surf Together.

Come learn how to have fun, surfing!

+351 963 489 126


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