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Welcome to Madeira Calhau Surf School


These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of .Madeira Calhau Surf School’s Website.

.Madeira Calhau Surf School is located at:

25 Rua da praia (Hotel Vila Bela) Sítio das Casas Próximas, Madeira
9225-050 – Porto da Cruz , Portugal

By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions in full. Do not continue to use .Madeira Calhau Surf School’s website
if you do not accept all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice
and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website
and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers
to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client
or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake
the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner, whether by formal meetings
of a fixed duration, or any other means, for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs in respect
of provision of the Company’s stated services/products, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law
of Portugal. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural,
capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.


Company policies

Accommodation policies 

 -Check-In is after 15:00 and Check-Out is until 12:00 (if you stay after 12:00 you will be charged an extra day). 

-Beside the hours mentioned above, Check-In is possible at any time if the client provides the date and hour of the arrival. 

-It will be asked a 10 EUR deposit for key, which will be returned to you in the end of your stay. 


Surf Lessons policies 

– For Students who only book surf lessons, we inform you that despite choosing the time for the activity, the time must always be confirmed in advance according to the tides and sea conditions 

– Respect the schedules of the classes. The surf school does not provide any exceptions to the regular surf class schedule. 

– If you book more than one day of surf classes you are expected to have classes the next day on each day from the initial start date. After starting classes if you decide not to have a class the next day, you must inform us by WhatsApp to the number of the surf school +351926189894, 24 hours in advance. 

– If you are expected for surf classes and you do not show up, the surf school will make no refund. 

– The surf lessons are personal and cannot be transmitted to other persons; 

– Students are strictly required to follow the instructions of their teacher. Always keep the safety rules. In the case of injury inform your teacher without any delay. 

– If Students negligently or deliberately lose, steal or cause damage or irreparable damage to the equipment provided by us during lessons they shall replace/repair the lost or damaged board or wetsuit with another of the same value. 

– Group classes will have a minimum of 2 people or more students. 

– All Surf lessons cancelled due to no surf conditions will be postponed to a later date. 

– Photographs are always taken except for the existence of technical failure of the equipment or adverse weather conditions. 

– During lessons, instructors may collect audio-visual content for the sole purpose of promoting our company on all its websites and sales channels or through our partners’ own means of communication. Students (or their legal guardians) consent to this right of the company when booking and paying for the lessons. 

– Photo analysis will occur on the hour after the surf session if there’s at least 5 persons assisting. 


Surf Rentals 




The purpose of this disclaimer is hiring the sports equipment by request of the leaseholder and which will be provided by the owner – Calhau Surf School (“Company”).


1. The school:

The school declares hiring the sports equipment, by the request or solicitation of the leaseholder accordance with stocks or existence of the Company, with the purposes for which it is intended and special conditions of the relevant hiring.

All items will be delivered by the leaseholder in good conditions.

The delivery of the sports equipment will be made by signing the present agreement and payment of the price for the hiring and a deposit.

Depending on the board, a deposit between (50€ to 150€ in cash) is required.

The owner is not liable for any direct, indirect, or lost profits derived from the execution of this agreement, or use of equipment by the leaseholder.


2. Leaseholder:

The leaseholder of the sports equipment is major or if it is minoris obliged to be accompanied by a written declaration of its legal representative authorizing the hiring of the sports equipment according and with the exact terms of liability set out in this disclaimer.

The leaseholder is required to verify that all sports equipment is working according with correct conditions on delivery by the owner upon its return.

During the time period of hiring of the sports equipment and until the sports equipment are redelivery to the owner, the leaseholder is exclusively responsible for its use as well as exclusively responsible for all damages that it may suffer or may cause, both in person and in the sports equipment, whether in his person or in third person.

If the equipment is accidentally damaged during a rental, the security deposit made by the customer shall be partially charged. However, if the equipment is lost or irreparably damaged during a rental, 

the customer shall replace the lost or damaged board or wetsuit with another of the same value.

The redelivery of the sports equipment will be performed personally or through a representative of the leaseholder for the specific purpose.

The leaseholder is obliged to give to the sport equipment a prudent use, according to their technical characteristics, according with operating instructions and making the maintenance and upkeep recommended by the owner or the manufacturer.

It is not allowed to sub – lease the sport equipment or its sale. Any free transmission of the sport equipment by the leaseholder to a third party, shall be is exclusively responsible of the lease holder.

Whatever is not expressly agreed herein shall be governed by the laws in force and the uses and customs under the hiring the sports equipment agreement, and any dispute between the parties will be resolved in the courts of the Company headquarter.



– Be on time for the surf classes; 

– The surf equipment is only included for the surf classes. You must rent it if you want to use it after the classes; 

– Take a towel and bathing suit to the beach to wear under the suit and also take sunscreen. 

– You are responsible for your surf equipment. It should always be cleaned; 

– Wash your surf board and wetsuit in the showers at the beach; 

– Do not enter the hotel or guesthouse with your wetsuit on


Cancellation policies 

After the booking of the surf packs, we will accept the cancellation under the following terms: 

a) Up to two weeks prior to arrival we will refund the booking 

b) Up to one week prior to arrival we will not make any refund. The client will have a credit at Madeira Calhau Surf School to use for one year. 

c) Upon arrival and during your stay we will not make any refund except in the case of serious illness or injury, duly proven by medical certificate. 

d) Any transfer fees or bank commissions charged by banks shall be borne by the customer. Madeira Calhau Surf School will not cover these fees and commissions in case of cancellation of the booking. 



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Unless otherwise stated, .Madeira Calhau Surf School and/or it’s licensors own the intellectual property rights for
all material on .Madeira Calhau Surf School. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may view and/or print
pages from https://www.madeiracalhausurfschool.com for your own personal use subject to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

  1. Republish material from https://www.madeiracalhausurfschool.com
  2. Sell, rent or sub-license material from https://www.madeiracalhausurfschool.com
  3. Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from https://www.madeiracalhausurfschool.com

Redistribute content from .Madeira Calhau Surf School (unless content is specifically made for redistribution).


User Comments

  1. This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.
  2. Certain parts of this website offer the opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions, information,
    material and data (‘Comments’) in areas of the website. .Madeira Calhau Surf School does not screen, edit, publish
    or review Comments prior to their appearance on the website and Comments do not reflect the views or
    opinions of.Madeira Calhau Surf School, its agents or affiliates. Comments reflect the view and opinion of the
    person who posts such view or opinion. To the extent permitted by applicable laws .Madeira Calhau Surf Schoolshall
    not be responsible or liable for the Comments or for any loss cost, liability, damages or expenses caused
    and or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this
  3. .Madeira Calhau Surf Schoolreserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which it considers
    in its absolute discretion to be inappropriate, offensive or otherwise in breach of these Terms and Conditions.
  4. You warrant and represent that:
    1. You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to
      do so;
    2. The Comments do not infringe any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright,
      patent or trademark, or other proprietary right of any third party;
    3. The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material
      or material which is an invasion of privacy
    4. The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities
      or unlawful activity.
  5. You hereby grant to .Madeira Calhau Surf School a non-exclusive royalty-free license to use, reproduce,
    edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats
    or media.


Hyperlinking to our Content

  1. The following organizations may link to our Web site without prior written approval:
    1. Government agencies;
    2. Search engines;
    3. News organizations;
    4. Online directory distributors when they list us in the directory may link to our Web site in the same
      manner as they hyperlink to the Web sites of other listed businesses; and
    5. Systemwide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls,
      and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Web site.
  1. These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Web site information so long
    as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or
    approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking
    party’s site.
  2. We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from the following types of organizations:
    1. commonly-known consumer and/or business information sources such as Chambers of Commerce, American
      Automobile Association, AARP and Consumers Union;
    2. dot.com community sites;
    3. associations or other groups representing charities, including charity giving sites,
    4. online directory distributors;
    5. internet portals;
    6. accounting, law and consulting firms whose primary clients are businesses; and
    7. educational institutions and trade associations.


We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect
unfavorably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations
representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed
to link); (b)the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from
the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content
in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.

These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Web site information so long as
the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval
of the linking party and it products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s

If you are among the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website,
you must notify us by sending an e-mail to madeiracalhau@gmail.com.
Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail
address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Web site,
and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response.

Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Web site as follows:

  1. By use of our corporate name; or
  2. By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to; or
  3. By use of any other description of our Web site or material being linked to that makes sense within the
    context and format of content on the linking party’s site.

No use of .Madeira Calhau Surf School’s logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license



Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or
use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Web site.


Reservation of Rights

We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular
link to our Web site. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Web site upon such request. We also
reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing
to link to our Web site, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.


Removal of links from our website

If you find any link on our Web site or any linked web site objectionable for any reason, you may contact
us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond
directly to you.

Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness
or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.


Content Liability

We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your Web site. You agree to indemnify
and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your Website. No link(s) may appear on any
page on your Web site or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as
libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or
other violation of, any third party rights.



To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will:

  1. limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
  2. limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  3. limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
  4. exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a)
are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or
in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort
(including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge,
we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.


Contact Information

If you have any queries regarding any of our terms, please contact us.


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