Surfing Lessons in Lanzarote

Lanzarote is one of the best places in the world to learn to surf, with some of the most consistent waves in the Atlantic year round. Surf School Lanzarote is based i the picturesque village of Caleta de Famara on the north coast of Lanzarote. Famara beach is the perfect place for surfing lessons in Lanzarote, we coach surfers of all ages and abilities to learn and improve their skills.

At our surf school we have over 30 years of coaching experience. Our instructors at Surf School Lanzarote train and re-train, not only to keep our coaching at the highest level, but also to ensure your safety.

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We are an International Surfing Association Registered (I.S.A.)  school. The I.S.A. is the World governing body for Surfing and we also provide I.S.A. Instructor training courses in Sri Lanka. Contact us to find out more about our coaching.

Learn to Surf in Lanzarote

beginner surfing lessons in lanzarote

Our beginner surfing lessons and courses at Surf School Lanzarote are the best way to get into this wonderful sport. We have a low instructor to pupil ratio of 1:8 or less and use our long perfected system of structured coaching which we tailor to your needs.

Softboards are used at first and then progressing onto fibreglass boards once you have mastered the basics.

Longboard Surf Lessons in Lanzarote

longboard surfing lessons in lanzarote

The style and grace of riding longboards of nine feet plus in length attracts many surfers. We have devised a great coaching system for longboard surfing lessons that works really well no matter what your surfing level is.

In fact longboarding often requires more technique and control than conventional shortboarding. We will open up these techniques to you in our lessons.

Intermediate & Advanced Surf Lessons in Lanzarote

intermediate and advanced surfing lessons in lanzarote

Our innovative and unique coaching system for intermediate and advanced surf lessons is thought of as one of the best worldwide. We have coached right up to top international competitors. It was featured recently in the UK’s Guardians article 10 of the Best Surf Schools in the World

We get to know who you are, where you are in your surfing and what you want from the course. That attention to your needs and the ability to really improve your surfing is what makes us so special.

Our Qualifications

We run ISA instructor training courses in Sri Lanka our sister school and have trained many ISA coaches over many years.

Very importantly we are also qualified Beach Life Guards. All instructors hold the Surf Life Saving Association, Royal Life Saving Society or NAR’s Awards. These awards are renewed every 2 years. This guarantees a level of safety of the highest standard.

Do check if the schools you may use in the future carry these awards and check if they are current and in date.

If you have an interest in attaining any of these awards and qualifications please contact us.

“All aspects of safety were fully covered to a very high standard and the instructors were excellent in their monitoring and control of the group… the level of coaching was of an excellent standard incorporating innovative approaches designed to cater for the needs of individuals… Surf School Lanzarote conducts itself to the highest standards and is one of the finest surf schools within the European surfing scene .”


Kevin Cook. Ex Chairman of the British Surfing Association in a report on Surf School Lanzarote.