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Surf Schools, Surf Camps, Accommodation

SURF REVIEWS was created from our passion. As surfers, we all roam the world with one thing in mind: Where can we surf? Which is the best surf camp? Where is the best surf shop and at which accommodation do other cool surfers stay? In our experience, the usual travel review sites like Tripadvisor just don't cut it. They provide total information overload, but little helpful info specific to surfing. Surf report websites like Surf Line focus on surf conditions, not the surf infrastructure like surf camps and surf schools. SURF REVIEWS is dedicated to Wind Surfers, Kite Surfers, Surfers and Stand Up Paddleboarders. Based on our own surf trips and feedback from our mates, SURF REVIEWS has created this surfing specific directory to benefit surfers worldwide.

Surf Reviews

SURF REVIEWS will show you where to find the spots to go surfing, surf-schools, and surf camps, great restaurants and cool places to hang out or party at. We'll even show you which airports are typically used when traveling to the world's most awesome surf spots. Our geographic features allows you to pinpont all this info on an online map. And the best part is, you can access all this info for free.

Surf Camp

As a beginner you will do well staying at a surf camp. At a surf camp you will not only get lessons, but you socialize with other like minded people. Surf camps are probably the most fun way to learn surfing, and make for a great vacation. With so many surf camps out there, which one should you pick? We would start by choosing the country and city where you would like to spend your holiday. Then we would check this directory for the infrastructure at the chosen location. Your choice for suitable surf camps then becomes easy.

Surf School

Picking the right surf school is a big deal for a beginner. But with so many surf schools out there, which surf school should you pick?

We reckon it's best to rely on feedback from another surfer - someone who have been to surf schools in the area you are considering. Check the surf school reviews from other beginners. Their reviews will give you a good idea of what to expect, and let you know how good the surf school was in teaching them and others how to surf.

Surfer Accommodation

If you are an advanced surfer, or just someone who does not want to stay at a surf camp, a surf hotel close to your surf spot would be ideal. Take a look at our accommodation guide for nice places to stay. Our guide features nice accommodations like Bed & Breakfasts and hostels - all the way to luxurious boutique hotels which cater to surfers. We only list surf accommodations which are relevant to a surfer- either close to a cool spot or near a good surf camp or surf school.

Surf Shop Near Me

If you need equipment like a new or used surfboard, fins, wax, a leash, a kite, a paddleboard or a wet suit, ot just some ding repair you should go to a good surf shop. You will want a surf shop as well to buy boards shorts, bikines or t-shirts. You know, all the fun stuff.

Find the best surf shops in the area. Know which brands they carry. Read the customer reviews. Leave a review yourself for a surf shop if you were thrilled or even if you were unhappy with their service.

Surf Guiding

If you are an advanced surfer, you might want to consider hiring a surf guide at a new location or spot. The guide will show you the best waves and keep you out of trouble with the locals. Our directory has a surf guide section, including reviews by their clients.

Surf Spot

Our reviews of the different surf spots in a given area show you where to go surfing and what infrastructure you can expect to find there - the camps, schools, accommodations and restaurants. We will even show you the major airports in the area.


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We add listings daily, as members come across destinations they like. Add locations that you like (or dislike) and leave a review so that other surfers know where to go and what to expect.

This site was created by surfers, for surfers. Whether you dig it or hate it, let us know. We're always looking for ways to improve it.

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Real Estate wrote a review for Haydenshapes
- 18 Mar 2020

Good quality, I highly recommend these boards.

- 02 Jan 2020

This is the worst surf-camp I have ever been to. I will explain why through several points:
-There is a rat colony...

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Mi Ami wrote a review for Cantina de Ferrel
- 16 Jul 2018

The Cantina is a simple, but cozy restaurant for about 28 guests.
The service is attentive and friendly.
I tried one of their pizza's...

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Mi Ami wrote a review for Taberna Do Ganhão
- 14 Jul 2018

Simply my best restaurant experience so far in Peniche. The steak was delicious and prepared very well. :-)

Great location, with a view...

Christian wrote a review for Tribo do Mar Surf School
- 06 May 2018

Big house. I got a private room. Great surf guide by caravan. All epic!

Annasurf wrote a review for Surf Paradise Morocco
- 22 Feb 2018

When i came to this surfcamp i felt home right away. You can choose different kind of surfpackages that are offered for a great price. You can...