2 h


Lisboa - Portugal

Meeting point

Big Beach, Sintra

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beginner intermediate advanced

Included material

Surfboard, neoprene and accessories


English Portugués

Age: This class is aimed at attendees of the following ages:

  • 4 years
  • 5 years
  • 6 years
  • 7 years
  • 8 years
  • 9 years
  • 10 years
  • 11 years
  • 12 years
  • 13 years
  • 14 years
  • 15 years
  • 16 years
  • 17 years
  • Adults (18 years and up)
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Surf classes in Sintra, Portugal | “João Macedo Surf Academy” 🏄

Enjoy Surfing with “Surf Academia João Macedo” at Praia Grande, Sintra (Portugal) 🤙

🌊 Make the Ocean Experienceable! This is our motto. At “Surf Academia João Macedo,” we offer surf lessons for people of all ages, religious beliefs, genders, and personalities. We convey the spirit and basic techniques of surfing through our unique teaching method. Connect with nature and experience the ocean in a unique way.

🏝 Surfing at Praia Grande, Sintra (Portugal):

Praia Grande in Sintra, Portugal, is ideal for learning to surf because of:.

  • 🌊 Waves for All Levels: Praia Grande offers waves suitable for surfers of all levels, from beginners to advanced, providing a perfect environment for both learning and honing skills.
  • 🏞 Natural Beauty: The beach is surrounded by stunning landscapes, with cliffs and lush nature creating a tranquil and stimulating atmosphere to enjoy surfing and the surroundings.
  • 🏖 Spacious Beach: Praia Grande is extensive, providing enough space for many surfers, allowing them to find a peaceful spot to practice without feeling overwhelmed by crowds.
  • 🏝 Sandy Bottom: The beach has a sandy bottom, which is safer for beginner surfers and minimizes the risk of injuries, making this place an ideal spot to start surfing with confidence.

For whom?

All ages

Surf Levels:

  • 🌊 Introduction to the aquatic environment
  • 🏄‍♂️ Beginners
  • 🌊 Intermediates
  • 🏄‍♀️ Advanced
  • 🌊 Specific training for competition

Groups organized by age and level for better learning

Surf Lessons at Praia Grande, Sintra with “Surf Academia João Macedo”:

  • 📘 Knowledge
  • 📈 Progression
  • 🌿 Respect for nature
  • 🎉 Fun
  • 🙏 Gratitude
  • 💪 Mental and physical health

Class Details:

  • Duration: 1,5 hours
  • 🏄‍♂️ Experienced and certified instructors
  • 👥 Small groups: 3 to 5 people, organized by age and level
  • 👥 Private classes: 1 to 2 people
  • 🌊 Different levels and waves
  • 🏄‍♀️ All equipment and insurance included (surfboard, wetsuit)
  • 🚐 Transfers to other beaches if necessary to find better surfing conditions

About João Macedo:

  • 🌊 Professional big wave surfer
  • 🌍 Top 4 in the World Surf League
  • 🌊 First European to qualify for the Big Wave World Tour
  • 🌿 Environmental activist
  • 🌟 Founder of the Hope Zones Foundation
  • 🌊 Co-founder of Save The Waves Coalition and the World Surfing Reserves program
  • 🏄‍♂️ Patagonia ambassador


  • 🏄‍♂️ Group Surf Lessons:
    • 1 class: 45€ per person
    • 5 days course: 200€
  • Private Classes:
    • 1 class: 80€ per person
    • 5 classes Pack : 200€
  • Private clases with João Macedo:
    • 1 class: 120€ per person
    • 5 clases Pack : 500€

Authentic and Fun Surfing Experience:

Immerse yourself in a deep connection with nature with João Macedo’s authentic surfing experience.

At SurfySpot we have surf lessons and surf camps for all tastes. So, if you still haven’t decided, you can take a look at our wide offer!

What's included

Services included in this activity

  • 🏄‍♂️ Experienced and certified instructors
  • 🏄‍♀️ All equipment and insurance included (surfboard, wetsuit)
  • 🚐 Transfers to other beaches (if necessary) to find better surf conditions

What to bring

  • 🩴 Flip flops
  • 👙 Swimsuit 🩲
  • 🧴 Sunscreen
  • 🕶️ Sunglasses
  • 🧢 cap
  • 🏖️ Towel


No hay requisitos.

What to expect


Meeting point

Sintra - Praia Grande Cascais Costa da Caparica, 2705-334 Sintraa, Portugal See map


🚐 Transfers to other beaches (if necessary) to find better surf conditions

Surf Academia João Macedo

oão Macedo’s Authentic Surfing Experience Make the Ocean Experiencable – connect with nature experiencing the ocean. For people of all ages, religious beliefs, sexes and personalities! Teach the spirit and basic techniques of surfing through our exclusive surf coaching method, the 7; To find a form of environmental activism and fund-raising for a partner non-profit organization: https://www.hopezones.org/

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Cancellation / Return / Exchange Policy

Cambios o cancelación por parte del cliente:
  1. En el caso de que el cliente decida reprogramar o cancelar la actividad reservada  podrá hacerlo de forma GRATUITA, dentro del plazo indicado por la escuela en la información de la misma actividad, a través de la plataforma.
Accediendo a:
  1. Mi cuenta
    1. Bookings
      1. Reprogramar o cancelar. En este punto podrá elegir la fecha a la cual desea reprogramar su clase o cancelar y optar a la devolución de su importe
Cambios o cancelación por parte de la escuela:
  1. Si las actividades contratadas son canceladas por motivos meteorológicos (lluvia, vientos extremos, tormenta eléctrica, etc) o por falta de condiciones oportunas para la práctica de dichas actividades (olas en el caso del surf) la escuela propondrá al cliente las siguientes alternativas:
  2. Cambio de fecha para realizar la actividad contratada.
  3. La realización de una actividad alternativa.
  4. Si el cliente no pudiera cambiar las fechas o no estuviera interesado en realizar una actividad alternativa se le ofrecerá un bono equivalente a la cantidad pendiente de la actividad contratada válido por 1 año desde la fecha de emisión.
  5. Devolución del dinero
  1. Las actividades requieren de un número mínimo de clientes para que puedan desarrollarse, el mismo se encuentra especificado en los “REQUISITOS” de la actividad. En el caso de que no se alcance este mínimo la escuela se pondrá en contacto para reprogramar la clase o de no ser posible se le devolverá el importe de abonado.

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