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

Johnny Corcoran , July 2024
Fantastic time with Aloha Surf school. Very accommodating and great for large groups. We were a stag of 10 all with mixed surfing experience and the lesson catered for all. Great beach, great instructors and most importantly lots of fun. We had a great day out and would definitely come back again!
Valéry Gauthier , July 2024
The Aloha Surf School’s instructor was really helpful and wanted us to learn catching the waves by ourselves! It was easy to follow the instructions and the Fanore Beach is perfect for beginners! I highly recommand the Aloha Surf School if you want to learn surfing in Ireland!
Jack Dummer , July 2024
This was an incredible experience! We took the bus from galway and spent 2 hours learning the basics of surfing. The instructors were great and even dropped us off at the local pub afterwards. Highly reccomend.
Katie Lively , July 2024
This was an awesome experience! The instructors were super friendly and accommodating and supervised closely for the full lesson. Helpful tips and encouragement, highly recommended!
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!
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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