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Best Family Holidays with Surfing Lessons

The Esplanade Hotel - Family Surf Breaks.The Esplanade Hotel - Family Surf Breaks.

From Cornwall to Portugal, we’ve hand-picked the best places to take the family if you’re interested in learning to surf while you’re on holiday, whether individually, as a family or as part of a group.

See also our tips for surfing with kids and for choosing a family surfing holiday, including guidance on lower age limits.

The Esplanade Hotel - Family Surf Breaks
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The Esplanade Hotel - Family Surf Breaks,

An active family holiday on famous Fistral Beach, based at a child-friendly hotel with family rooms for up to six.

Martinhal Sagres Beach Hotel & Resort
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Martinhal Sagres Beach Hotel & Resort, Algarve

Super-stylish rooms, houses and villas in southern Portugal, with kids' sports academies including football and surfing.

Watergate Bay Hotel
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Watergate Bay Hotel, Cornwall

A great family hotel, especially with older kids and teens who can take advantage of the excellent local surfing tuition.

Bedruthan Hotel & Spa
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Bedruthan Hotel & Spa, Magwan Porth, Cornwall

Stylish hotel for family holidays and breaks in Cornwall, ultra-child-friendly and also eco-friendly.

Surf's Up on the Alentejo Coast, Portugal
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Surf's Up on the Alentejo Coast, Portugal,

Pick and choose the activities you take part in on this activity trip in Portugal, best suited to families with kids aged 8+.

Haven Perran Sands
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Haven Perran Sands, Cornwall

A holiday park on the Cornish coast, with direct access to a fabulous beach and its own surf school.

Club Mayotte
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Club Mayotte, Biscarrosse, Aquitaine

An active five-star campsite on a freshwater lake in south-west France, perfect for watersports, with lessons available, and childcare from 3 months to 17 years.

Retallack Resort and Spa
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Retallack Resort and Spa, Cornwall

An upmarket, dog-friendly holiday village handy for the beach, with a surf simulator and inflatable aqua-park, plus a spa.

Vassiliki Beach Resort
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Vassiliki Beach Resort, Lefkada, Greece

Relaxing beach break or active holiday at this resort on Lefkada in Greece; free watersports and land-based activities, free tuition and free kids club.

Club Med Cefalù
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Club Med Cefalù, Sicily

An exclusive all-inclusive resort in the north of the island, with sports schools perfect for active families with teens.

Offer of the Week

Relaxing on the beach at Martinhal.
Free nights at Martinhal Sagres Beach Hotel & Resort. Prices from £3199 per family (2 adults and 2 kids). Travel 1 Apr-2 Nov 2018.

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