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About Us

15 years of experience

Koala Surf School is a family business with 15 years of experience in the market, operating since 2008. Located in the beach of Vila Praia de Âncora, in the municipality of Caminha, we have the advantage of being opposite the beach, next to the sea port. Recognized by Portuguese Surfing Federation, a Escola de Surf Koala conta com treinadores credenciados e altamente capacitados. Além disso, todo o nosso staff fala várias línguas, incluindo Inglês, Francês e Espanhol, garantindo uma excelente experiência a todos os nossos alunos. Vem surfar conosco e descobrir as belezas do mar de Vila Praia de Ancora. Esperamos por ti!


Group Lessons

Private Lessons

RENTALS 2 hours 4 hours 1 day 5 days 1 week
Surfboard / Stand up Paddle 10€ 15€ 20€ 80€ 100€
Bodyboard 10€ 15€ 20€ 80€ 100€
Wetsuit 10€ 15€ 20€ 60€ 80€
Wetsuit + Surfboard/Bodyboard 15€ 20€ 30€ 100€ 150€

We also offer other services such as:

We are open all year round!

(depending on sea conditions).

Gift Card and Vouchers


A school for everyone.

O grande objetivo da Escola de surf Koala é proporcionar a todos uma experiência inesquecível, muita diversão e dar a conhecer esta modalidade fantástica que é o surf. A nossa maior preocupação é a segurança, pois possibilita a prática da modalidade de forma segura e consciente além de incutir o respeito pelo mar.


"Unforgettable Adventure"

“Today, together with my daughter, I started the adventure that is surfing…. An unforgettable adventure that will remain in the memory of both…. I just have to thank all the staff for their patience and dedication throughout the class… Congratulations to Koala for the magnificent team he has… An experience to be repeated without any doubt…”
Ana Isabel

"I had a lot of fun"

“Such a cool place! Manolo and his family are doing so much effort to get people excited about surfing and improve their skills. Had a great time, thanks for everything!”

"Excellent teachers and very communicative"

” This summer I decided to learn surfing together with my son and I loved it. Excellent teachers and very communicative. I definitely recommend it for any age. 😉

"Represent the Surf Spirit"

“Wonderful school, great people, represent the Surf Spirit. Instruction is excellent, Manolo's attention to detail is astounding. He quickly notices weaknesses and demonstrates adjustments. Highly recommended!"


Koala Surf School provide 2 types of accommodation

House T3 with garden

5 min. by car from the beach / center. The house has 2 private rooms and 1 shared, 1 bathroom, kitchen and living room, with free wifi.

Bungalow T1 with garden

5 min. walk to the beach or 15 min. walk from the center of the village (capacity 1 or 2 people), with free wifi.

Contact us for more information or reservations.


(Call to national mobile network)

Avenida Dr. Ramos Pereira nº 271 Vila Praia de Ancora
4910 – 547 Portugal