Aloha surf school

Surfing On the wild atlantic way

Welcome to Aloha Surf School

Located in the heart of The Burren, Aloha Surf School runs surf lessons at Fanore Beach, Co. Clare, Ireland. Nestled within the Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Geopark on the Wild Atlantic Way. Surfing with us allows you to escape the crowds and really enjoy a unique surfing experience.

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Our School
Our School
Aloha Surf School in Fanore, Co.Clare, offers personalised surf lessons with experienced instructors on one of the most beautiful surf beaches in Ireland. Join our welcoming community for an unforgettable and exciting wave riding experience.
Rent your equipment

Rent your equipment

If you’ve already done a few lessons or have some surf experience then you can rent whatever gear you need to hit the water. We have a selection of surf boards and body boards for every level.

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Enjoy a unique surfing adventure

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Surfing with us at Aloha Surf School you’ll find a supportive and encouraging environment where you can build confidence in the water, develop new skills, and make lifelong memories

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The Aloha Difference
Decades of expertise
Decades of expertise

Established in 2004, this year we celebrate 20 years of spreading the stoke of surfing. Safe to say we know how to deliver an unforgettable surf experience.

Outstanding Location
Outstanding Location

In the heart of The Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Geopark. Learn to surf on one of the most beautiful surfing beaches on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Bespoke Coaching
Bespoke Coaching

We specialise in personal, hands on coaching. Our groups are kept small so that everyone receives our experienced Surf Instructors personalised coaching and assistance.

What Our Customers Have To Say

5.0
Martin Blaimer , June 2024
Excellent choice! Our family (mum, dad, two teenage daughters) had three family lessons. It was great fun for all of us and there is really no age limit. Pete coached each of us according to our individual abilities, so everyone felt really comfortable and thoroughly enjoyed the experience at this beautiful location.
Mary Taaffe , May 2024
Excellent surf rental in fanore! Gave fantastic advice before we headed out and were the best quality rental boards we've ever had. Really friendly and helpful. We will definitely come back
Andre Hoarau , May 2024
We had an amazing experience at Aloha surf school! We were a mixed group of experiences and Ricardo our instructor made sure everyone felt comfortable and learned something new! Such a highlight of our trip!
Olli Stan , August 2023
A Hu , May 2023
I have booked a 2 hour surf lesson and it was just awesome. A huge thank to Ricardo for the expertise and his support. Never had such a good instructor. I can recommend the aloha surf school to 1000% Thanks Ricardo, Pete & Ali Best Regards Sabine
james kenny , August 2022
Bernadette Elder , August 2022
A brilliant lesson for a family of four. We've had lessons on occasion over years and these guys were easily the best we've had. A holiday highlight for our teenagers. We have already recommended to other other family members heading this way. Thank you. X
james coady , July 2022
All the team were great and ensured we had a fun week. They were able to work with adults and children in the same group and help all of us understand how the technical side of surfing works too. Ali, Peter, Jude and Ricardo were extremely professional. Thank you Aloha!
Enid Mcaleenan , July 2022
My grandson Eamon, aged 8 and French/Irish had a brilliant week with all the crew at Aloha Surf School. Great instruction from Ricardo and Jude. They were so good with the young group. Well done. Ali at base and Peter your standards are excellent and you run a great school. I can highly recommend Aloha for anyone wishing to surf the Wild Atlantic Way.
Alastar Mac Aongusa , July 2022
We had a great week at the surf school in Fanore. None of us had ever been surfing before, but we were in great hands with Pete, Ali and the team. Would highly recommend! A very active, enjoyable holiday for two adults and two young teenagers.
Caolan Brennan Gavin , June 2022
Fantastic day out. Peter was a brilliant instructor. He had huge patience and really knew everything to do with surfing and the water. I would recommend this to anybody.
Maoliosa Mac Elwain , May 2022
Me and my friends went for a surf weekend in Fanore and booked a lesson for the first day. The group were of mixed ability and Pete was amazing at ensuring everyone was engaged and learning something new the entire time. He took his time explaining the basics, but also showed a few of us how to catch a green wave. Amazing experience. Couldn't rate it any higher, and having completed many lessons before with numerous other instructors, Pete was definitely the best. Worth a lesson with him no matter what your ability. Looking forward to heading up surfing with Pete and Ali again soon !!
About Aloha Surf School
About Aloha Surf School

Aloha Surf School is a family run business established 20 years ago back in 2004. Motivated by a deep love of the sport and the ocean, Pete brings over 30 years of surfing and lifeguarding experience to the running of their activities. Backed up running the Surf School by his wife Ali whose background is as a Doctor, you can rest assured with their extensive expertise that you’re in safe and experienced hands.

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