Surf school & rental

Learn to surf in our beautifully situated surf school in Ofir, Portugal

The ElementFish surfing school on Ofir beach, Northern Portugal, is ideal for learning to surf. We offer surfing courses for beginners and the more advanced. Surfers can quickly and easily borrow a surfboard and neoprene wetsuit.
If you are looking for a surf course including accommodation, please check out our surf camp and yoga surf camp package offers.

Learn to surf at ElementFish surfing school

The ElementFish Surfing School in Portugal offers surfing courses for beginners and advanced surfers as well as surf guiding for experienced surfers. Our surfing courses are usually aimed at our surfing camp guests, but everyone is generally welcome.
  • Small groups of max. 7 persons
  • Individual support instead of mass processing
  • intensive lessons according to ISA (International Surfing Association) standards
  • Friendly, motivated, German & English speaking teachers
  • Safety equipment according to the latest guidelines: Softboards / Onda wetsuits / helmets
  • Video analysis for technology improvement
  • Enjoyment of your own sense of achievement, adrenaline without pressure to perform
  • Video analysis to improve your surfing technique
  • Our surf school is a member of the FPS (Federação Portuguesa de Surf
  • Close cooperation and workshops with João Macedo from Surfacademia Portugal guarantee the higher standards of our surf coaches
  • The surf school is legalized by Turismo de Portugal and all local institutions

Federação Portuguesa de Surf

ISA - International Surfing Association

Surf Academia João Macedo

Turismo de Portugal

Location of our surf school

Our surf school is beautifully situated in the dunes of the Ofir peninsula national park, 30 minutes north of Porto. Our surf spots are right behind the dunes.

Surfboard rental

If you want to conveniently rent a surfboard and a wetsuit - no problem, just come by or call us.
  1/2 day day week
Premium Lost surfboards 5`9 - 6`2 20€ 30€ 150€
Regular PE/PU surfboards 5`11 - 7`2 15€ 20€ 100€
Hybrid-Soft surfboards 6`0 - 9`0 10€ 15€ 75€
Neopren wetsuit 3€ 5€ 30€
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Premium Lost surfboards

Regualr PE/PU surfboards

Hybrid-Soft surfboards


For surfers who simply want to get together with others without taking the course, ElementFish offers surf guiding packages! You live with us in the camp and we bring you to the best surfing spots every day. Top gear, top spots, top people.

Surfguiding im ElementFish Surfcamp, Portugal

Surf school surf spots

All surf spots are easily accessible by foot, and offer great swell conditions for beginners and experienced surfers. Depending on the swell and tides we'll choose the most appropriate surf spot.
Surf spots around the ElementFish surf school

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