Ripar Surf School in Praia da Areia Branca

Ripar Surf School in Praia da Areia Branca



Live life and get connected to yourself and the nature.
Alone, with friends, or with family, enjoy the fun of riding waves. Our team, THE SUPER HEROES, is made of local surfer dudes, that will introduce you to surfing life style and culture, in a fun and exciting way. Feel free, fell active, feel relaxed, meet new and interesting people from several countries, enjoy beautiful sunsets and most important, have fun!


The Surf courses are given normally from Monday to Friday. You will surf twice a day, and each surf session last approximately 2h. So, if you spend your days behind the desk, don't forget to practice some sports before your surfing holidays.

The surf spot and class schedule choice, is made according with the surf instructor's experience, considering safety, sea and weather conditions, participants skills (and sure, variety), splitting groups, whenever it seems convenient, and sending them to different spots that best match the skills of the corresponding group.

Depending on the conditions and on the level of the students, the lessons can take place at different surf spots within a range of 20 km from the surf school (15 minutes by car). In this case you will be away for the lesson for a total of 5/6 hours.

It all starts ot our surf school base, 2 minutes walking from the beach. There you find a dressing and chill out area, with shower.

At our surf lessons, we have a ratio of one surf instructor and one surf assistant for a group of 8 participants.

The regular Schedule works like this:

  • 09.50 – Meeting point et RIPAR Surf Camp
  • 10.00 – Departure to the beach
  • 10.15 – Lesson starts
  • 12.15 – Lunch time!
  • 13.00 – On the water.
  • 15.00 – Return to the Surf Camp

This is an example of the most normal schedule. But often occurs schedules changes due to tides and ocean conditions. We may start earlier (around 8h am) or finish at the sunset.


  • 20 hours of surf lessons per week / 5 days / 2 sessions per day / 2 hours each
  • Certified Surf Instructors
  • Transfer from our surf base to other surf spots, if necessary
  • Board and wetsuit for the whole day (on course days)
  • Free Equipment during weekends
  • Sport insurance (on course days)
  • Video Feedback (Intermidiate / Advanced Level)
  • Discount on Backdoor Surf Shop
  • Lots of fun
  • Wipe outs!


If you have done some surfing before, but are not sure which is the right course level for you, just book a beginner’s course and on the first day we will evaluate your surfing.
To join our ADVANCED surfing level, you need to feel confortable on the water, know the priority rules, be able to catch unbroken waves on your own and turn. To offer good quality, the advanced group only holds 5/6 participants IN TOTAL!
Portugal offer optimal conditions for you to learn surfing. Don't hesitate to join us, we're looking forward to sharing our enthusiasm for surfing and sharing the fantastic beaches of Portugal. Aloha!**


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Single room, Double room, Multi room, Appartment, Hotel
Spoken Languages:
German, English, Portuguese
Self, Breakfast, Halfboard, Fullboard
Max group size:
Max course size:
Open From/To:
Jan 01 - Dec 31
  • Yoga available
  • Free
  • Near airport
  • Shuttle service
  • Near spot
  • Bike hire
  • Group offers
  • Organized trips
  • Family camp
  • Adult camp
  • Near beach
  • Near supermarket
  • For advanced
  • Pets allowed
  • Arrival by bus
  • Nightlife


Alameda do Golfinho 1
2530 Praia da Areia Branca

Surf Package

7 Nights accommodation with breakfast + 5 days surf course (20h / 2 sessions per day / 2h each)

7 Days 14 Days
Jul/Ago/Sep 430 795
Mai/Jun/Oct 370 685
Rest Year 320 600
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