Santa Barbara Surf School was born in 2015 from the will of two surfers that wanted to provide the opportunity to give everyone the experience of surfing in the Azores. Feeling the breeze on your face while gliding over the waves. The perfect harmony between man and pure nature.
In Santa Barbara surf school we offer surf lessons, bodyboard lessons, stand up paddle lessons, surf guide services and/or we hire all the equipment necessary for the practice of surf, bodyboard, stand up paddle and dive. We also have partnerships with local lodges.
TEAM & EQUIPMENT
We have teachers who want students to feel the pleasure of surfing while enjoying the beauty of the island of São Miguel.
Our knowledge of the island gives you information about interesting places to visit and surf the Azores.
We rent many types of surfboards, stand up paddle boards, boogie boards and fins, snorkel googles and fins, and also bicycles.
We have winter wetsuits (nov-apr): 4/3mm and summer wetsuits (may-oct): 3/2mm, shorties and rashguards.
INSURE & CERTIFICATION
Our school is affiliated with the Portuguese Surfing Federation and certify by the Regional Directorate of Azores Tourism.
We guarantee civil full responsibility insurance for the teachers and full personal accidents for the students without extra payments.
All instructors are certified by the Portuguese Surfing Federation, with the level one(1) degree.
LOCATION & SCHEDULE
Located in the north of São Miguel island, Azores.
The school is on the west side of Santa Barbara Beach in Ribeira Grande.
We have beach bar open all day with snacks and drinks with a terrace over the beach and the sea.
The school is open from 9am to 7pm every day.