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

Best Family Holidays with Surfing Lessons

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.

Our hand-picked selection

Martinhal Sagres

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

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Surf Hotel Beach Club Vassiliki

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 Mayotte

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.

Surf's Up on the Alentejo Coast, Portugal

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

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

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

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.