Tiago Pires Surf School

The feeling of riding my first wave is something I will carry with me my whole life.

Tiago Pires | Founder

Ericeira | Boardriders | Learning

School

Welcome
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Overview The school is located in Ericeira right in front of Matadouro’s beach. Within the boardriders building you can find the biggest and coolest surf shop in town!!
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Tiago Pires “Saca” is the school founder and the first Portuguese surfer to join the World Championship Tour.
Ericeira Portugal’s number one surfing destination, Ericeira has amazing beaches, hot weather and the best waves near Lisbon. It’s the “European Mecca of surfing”.
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Vibe Known as “The Place to Be” Boardriders has the best vibe in the town, appropriate to everyone and every age. A great team will always be there to get you a fantastic experience.
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So much fun! Great location and the skatepark is awesome!

Bram Defoort

Start | Improve | Enjoy

Lessons

Fitting your needs
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Group lessons with a maximum of 5 people per instructor, we work with the best instructors to push your surfing to the next level. For any level of performance, and for all ages.
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Private lessons or small groups max of 3 people. Lessons focus on fast evolution for all levels and ages, we work with instructors ready to push your performance to the next level.
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Surf Guide. Surf the bests spots of Ericeira World Surf Reserve with our local instructors. 6 hours program (includes 1 surf morning + 1 surf afternoon / Transport and personal insurance).
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Surf Coaching. Take your surfing to the next level with an intensive training program. 9 hours program, including 3 filmed surf lessons, video analysis, final evaluation, transport and personal insurance.
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Great STAFF, the vibe is really amazing, you´ll have an amazing lesson with lots of adrenaline. Will do it again.

Daisy

Offer a Video Voucher

The Video Voucher it’s the most surprising way to offer a Lesson Pack to a friend or family. It’s a personal video message from Tiago Pires himself. Ready to surprise someone?

Go to Shop
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wetsuits | Boards | Pratical

Rentals

Whatever you need
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High Performance Board + Wetsuit

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Fun Board + Wetsuit

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Soft Board + Wetsuit

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The team is great, everyone was making a huge effort to make me comfortable – 10 out of 10 recommended even from someone who was terrified of the ocean.

Joey

Kids | Wellness | Corporate

Extra

Ready for more?
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The Search | Portugal is a surfing trip for those who are looking for a surfing adventure a little out of the ordinary. We are going to search for the best waves from Algarve in the south to Peniche in the north, in the winter months when Portugal gets the best and biggest waves of the year. 
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Surf & Wellness Camp is an intensive program for those seeking to improve their surfing alongside learning about the importance of nutrition in sports.
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Team-Building A surf day is an unforgettable team-building experience. The sea is the perfect background for a positive corporate message.
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Events The Boardriders building welcomes all-size corporate or private events. Blow your guest’s mind on your next event.
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I had such a good time on my first private lesson, that I immediately booked a second one. Very grateful for the experience.

Catarina Payne

Locals | Experienced | Attentive

Instructors

Helping you grow
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Tiago Pires / saca. Widely known as The Uncle he’s the supporting pillar of our surf school, his spirit and kindness make us go through the toughest days.
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Filipe Valadão | Captain. He’s a native from Ericeira. He’s an active member on our surf community being Vice-President of Ericeira Surf Club for many years.
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Francisco Costa | New Generation. With an incredible connection to the ocean and lots of love for people , Francisco has been teaching surfing since he was 16 years old.
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João de Barros | New Generation. Jonny Macarroni, the youngest member of our team serves the most important role: makes us stay focused on our objectives and never give up.

Partners

For a better experience