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Great rental place just in front of the beach

Ben was very kind and helpful and gave us great tips as we were beginners. Surf shop is just across... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Biel, Switzerland
Highly Recommended

I decided to get an improver lesson with Ben to help me advance from beginner status and practice... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Rachel W
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Ben has been coaching surfing since 1993 and set up Bens Surf Clinic in Lahinch Co. Clare to become the top Lahinch surf school. We provide top quality surf lessons with a difference. We work in small groups (max 6) with a level 2/3 surf coach to give lots of personnal attention and hopefuly help you progress quickly. We coach all levels from beginner to advanced including video analysis. We were Irelands first hard board surf school and are delighted to coach you on your own board, or bring you throuhg the complete basics.All our lessons are for two hours in the water, as we believe time in the water is waht people really wnat and is also the best place to learn. We have a wide range of lessons and course for kids right through to the old adventurer so come along and try a new surf experience.
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Lahinch, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Ben was very kind and helpful and gave us great tips as we were beginners. Surf shop is just across the street in front of the beach. Went there in August, unfortunately they didn't have showers yet, coming in a couple of weeks we were...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I decided to get an improver lesson with Ben to help me advance from beginner status and practice my turns. Bens coaching is by far the best yet. The group lesson was small so he was able to give just the right amount of attention...More

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

A week I will never forget, by far the best surf school in Ireland. Great craic for all the family and friends. All instructors very experienced, encouraging and very fun. Overall one of the highlights of the summer!!

Thank Eoghan M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Thank you to Ben's surf clinic for the knowledgeable and patient introduction they provided for a forty-something Dad and his boisterous sons! The excellent lesson enabled the boys to catch many waves and even the Dad managed to catch one or two. As the youngest...More

Thank Smithy941
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Mother and daughter day out with this surf company. Excellent service, great lesson. Cannot recommend highly enough. Father and son were in the meanwhile availing of indoor climbing wall. All weather fun!

Thank Ilpadrinoh
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We booked a tour with bens surf clinic about a week in advance and Had to arrive at 11 am. We went to the neighbouring town and kayaked an hour up and then an hour down a nice river with beautiful scenery. Rev our tour...More

Thank Sean_Trip12
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I booked an improver and beginner surf lesson for myself and my fiancee during our trip to Lahinch. The instructors are really helpful, knowledgeable, friendly and encouraging and we both learned loads (still falling off loads too but that's not their fault!). I brought my...More

Thank davidkennedy66
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was my first time surfing in 5 years and first time in Irish waters. Absolutely fantastic session, great instruction...reminded me how important it is to have, and re invest in, a solid base of skills. Thanks for your patience Ben!

Thank Min W
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Having a little surf experience it was great to get all my bad habits analysed and sorted out. Felt like a pro by the end of the day. Best value lesson I think I've done in any sport ever. Go check it out if you...More

Thank seamuus
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We ended a 10 day trip to Ireland in Lahinch and couldn't have had more fun at our family surf lesson. It didn't hurt that the weather was spectacular, but even if it wasn't sunny and 23 we would have still had an awesome time...More

Thank Erin B
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