Great opportunity to rent / buy a high quality surfboard for a good price (if you want to avoid the airplane baggage charges). Rik, the owner, is a super friendly guy that really knows everything about surfboards and will give you the best consultation. Go there and enjoy 😉
Magic Board Center is a technical surfboard shop and rental center in Lagos, Portugal.
We offer any level of surfer quality surfboards for test, rent and sale.
Our ‘Try before you buy‘ concept allows you to see if a surfboard works for you before buying it.
Our rental surfboard quiver will help you to avoid hassle and costs of travelling with surfboards.
Wide selection of various shapes and sizes from pure performance surfboards to ultra fun planing hulls.
The overwhelming offer of surfboards on the market makes the right choice a challenge. Our goal is to help a surfer to find his magic board.
‘Try before you buy’. Before you spend money on a surfboard that might not work for you, come and try it out first. If you buy a board, one test day comes for free. If not, it is 1 day rent.
Different sizes, shapes and materials for all levels of surfers. Change boards as much as you like. Discount for multi-day rentals. Online reservations are possible.
We also sell wetsuits, primary technical accessories (fins, leashes, wax, traction pads, boardbags, etc.) and offer additional services (SUP rentals, ding repairs, surf lessons and other).
What else do we offer
Soft roof racks
Free roof racks. Ideal for rental cars. Park in front of the shop and we help you to strap.
Explanation of boards’ construction. Free analyzing of your current surfboard.
Sale of fins, leashes, traction pads, wetsuits, bodyboards, repair kits, wax, zink, etc.
Located close to surf
5 minutes from the surf spots on the South Coast and 25 minutes to the West Coast.
We’ve used Magic Board Center many times on multiple trips to Lagos for board hire, surf lessons and now ding repair. They are extremely friendly, efficient and helpful. They advise on where to go given wind, tide & swell conditions and ability of surfers. They have an excellent range of boards to rent and buy. Wetsuits are good quality. If you rent boards they include extremely good quality FCS softracks. I head some ding repairs done recently and they were absolutely top quality and very reasonably priced.
Read the reviews! These guys are 5 star for a reason. Great service, price and selection of boards.
On the search for a copy of my old board, Magic Board Center advised me perfectly. After a test ride I couldn’t resist to buy it straight away.
Saw it, surfed it, bought it. Unique way to buy your new board @magicboardcenter
Go here: this place has perfect reviews for a reason. The owners are extremely helpful, patient, knowledgeable, fair, and kind. Amazing selection of high quality boards and very cool rent-before-you buy system. I’m an experienced surfer with a lot of time spent at board stores around the world, and this is by far one of the best. They went above and beyond to help me… I almost feel guilty! I’ll be back. Thank you, Rik and Ksenia!
This unique chance to test out high end and brand new boards and get so much insights from the owner… It was a pleasure and I will highly recommend you.
Thanks Rik for helping me to find my perfect board!
Great service, very helpful and point us in the right direction on where to surf.
They have the best surf rentals I have ever used in my life, almost brand new!
We rented a mini mal for a week for the kids as I flew out with my own shortboard – it was brand new with bag, no hassle and excellent friendly service- they have a really great selection of short boards and I could have swapped the minimal for a different board every day for the same price which I wished I had done- Next time I won’t bother taking my own board but rent from them instead -I’ve already recommended them to some mates!
Best condition boards in even better service conditions. I traveled as part of a group of 8 friends to Lagos by car to check out Magic Board Center. We were absolute amateur-surfers but now have a high standard concerning surfboard shops! In and out in 15min, going out with some good boards attached to our cars (with soft racks for the car free from rent), the best surfing spot and some extra advice!
If you’re surfing in the Algarve (by extension the whole of Portugal) rent your boards here, they’re better for a lesser price.
I’ve rented a 7.6 for a week at magic board center in Lagos. I was very pleased with the quality of the boards, nothing like all the wrecks going around for ages in those sketchy surf rentals. For a very reasonable price I got a very nice glass board, freshly waxed, board bag included and some good info about the spots in the area. I really like the no nonsense mentality of the owners, always wanting to help you find the best suited board. Nothing like other shops that just take your money and don’t care if you have a good time or not.
Highly recommended. Very friendly shop owners with sound knowledge. You can change boards as often as u like and get a decent advice. You notice, that they know what they are talking about.
I went there to buy my first surfboard. Very helpful crew with a lot of knowledge. Also try before you buy is a great option. Great place nothing more to say.
Best surfboard rental in Lagos! Great selection of boards, very nice people, and a lot of specialist knowledge. Are you looking for the right board? Come here!
Lovely lovely people and very helpful, showed us all the best spots and gave us all the info on tides etc. GREAT! We actually went surfing with Rik on one day as we were on the same beach coincidentally. He give us some on wave tips and Ksenia took some pictures and shared them with us. So friendly and the quailty of the boards were excellent. Thanks again.