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What a perfect day!

Tom was our instructor for a 2 hour surfing lesson. Tom is full of jokes and very encouraging, it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marina R
Can we go again?????

Brought my nephews 9&10 for a lesson. Had our own wetsuits etc but were strongly advised by Ali to... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
SiodaDublin
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Aloha Surf School are situated in the heart of the Burren at beautiful Fanore Beach in Co. Clare. They run surfing lessons and Sea kayaking tours for all ages and abilities, from beginners to improvers, adults, families and kids. They also rent all the equipment you need to get in the water. They are recommended and approved by the Irish Surfing Association.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tom was our instructor for a 2 hour surfing lesson. Tom is full of jokes and very encouraging, it was my first surfing lesson and I managed to get myself up on the board a few times, didn't expect it. Some really good chats with...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Brought my nephews 9&10 for a lesson. Had our own wetsuits etc but were strongly advised by Ali to use theirs. Good move as the gear provided is of such good quality. Have been involved in water sports myself forever but never saw an instructor...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Booked surf lesson with Aloha Surf School for two teenage boys (14 and 15). Very nice people to deal with, uncomplicated and very helpful. Very good instructions - and good value for two hour lesson. All equipment provided and in very good condition. Boys had...More

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Ali H, Manager at Aloha Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Delighted that the lads enjoyed their time surfing with us. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We do appreciate it. Hopefully the rest of the holidays goes well and we hope to see you again for some more surf sometime in...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Had 4 kids with Aloha for 3 days last week. Lovely people to deal with,excellent instructors and very relaxing environment. All the kids (11-15) really enjoyed it. Fanore is a beautiful beach. Thanks to all at Aloha.

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Ali H, Manager at Aloha Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks for coming to surf with us. It was a real pleasure to take the kids surfing for the few days. We hope the rest of the Summer goes great and hopefully see you back for more surfing next year. Thanks for the lovely review

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

I booked in for an initial lesson but enjoyed it so much I did 3 days in a row. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming and Ali, Peter, Brian and Tom were great to deal with and very patient. I wasn't very confident in the...More

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Ali H, Manager at Aloha Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thanks so much for coming surfing with us and taking the time to leave a kind review. We're delighted that you enjoyed it and hopefully we'll see you back in Fanore again sometime.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Peter is an excellent teacher. Waves were small to medium which suited me. It's a short walk from the surf school base to the beach. Lovely sunshine, all in all, a great day.

Thank Maeve M
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Ali H, Manager at Aloha Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thanks Maeve to you and the gang for coming surfing with us. We had great fun with you guys and will hopefully see you again at some stage back in Fanore. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We appreciate it

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Reviewed 27 August 2016

A small group of us went for surfing lessons with Tom from Aloha Surf School, an extra activity during a yoga retreat in the Burren. I have never surfed before but love the sea; they were very helpful about finding a wetsuit that fitted my...More

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Ali H, Manager at Aloha Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

We're delighted that you enjoyed your time surfing with us! What we do is not about becoming a professional surfer, it's about having a great, adventure experience. There's an old surf saying that the best surfer in the water is the one having the most...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Great experience with a great instructor. Not sure any of our group will ever become pro-surfers but it was definitely a very fun morning! I'll be going back for sure

Thank Nickymeister
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Ali H, Manager at Aloha Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2016

Thanks for coming surfing with us and taking the time to review. There is an old surf saying that 'the best surfer in the water is the one having the most fun'!

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Reviewed 22 August 2015

On a whim and after reading some good reviews I contacted Aloha Surf School and spoke with Pete. I asked if there was any chance my wife, two kids and I could get a two day lesson later in the week as we were thinking...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2015

Found this lovely villages and beach and to top it off the surf school - did not go for lessons hired body boards and the staff are great, friendly, informative and knowledgeable - nothing was an issue Highly recommend a visit -less commercialised than Lahinch...More

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