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Great experience!

Our first time surfing and it was fun, enjoyable, and easy. Sean and Austin were incredibly... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
readysetgotravel
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Michigan
Saturday & Sunday

My brother was visiting from out of town and I suggested surf lessons since neither of us had ever... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
KennethPatrick
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San Diego, California
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San Diego Surf School introduces surfers of all ages and levels to the sport and spirit of surfing in an energetic and positive environment. With top instructors and bountiful surf lessons and surf camps options, learn to surf with one of the best surf schools in San Diego. Captivated by the ocean at a young age, Souf Tihhi founded San Diego Surfing School in 2000 to share his love for the ocean, teaching surf lessons, and passion for a sport that others will enjoy for the rest of their life. Gratitude is given to mother nature for building 25 years of surfing experience and giving him the opportunity of travel and surf some of the best surf spots in the world. At San Diego Surf Lessons we teach that surfing is not just a sport, but a remedy for life. It is a way to relieve your stress and forget about your worries, spiritual awakening or meditating, keeping balance, staying healthy, and enjoy the sunset as dolphins pass by. Whether your goal is to learn to surf, or take advanced surf lessons, San Diego Surf School in Pacific Beach promises an unforgettable experience! Learn to surf San Diego style with one of our top surf instructors today
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4850 Cass St, San Diego, CA 92109-2623
Pacific Beach
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Our first time surfing and it was fun, enjoyable, and easy. Sean and Austin were incredibly helpful, kind, and generous to our five children and they had them up and surfing in a matter of minutes. Even when one of them wanted to come out...More

Thank readysetgotravel
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

My brother was visiting from out of town and I suggested surf lessons since neither of us had ever surfed. He suggested both days for more successful immersion. On Saturday we only made it to one knee. On Sunday we both succeeded in standing and...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We had a semi private group and the instructors were very nice and helpful and made sure everyone got attention. Definitely a fun experience.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

One of the highlights of my month to San Diego! I was with a group of 20ish students with varying levels of English. The instructors were great. They were very helpful and explained instructions very well. This was not my first surf lesson, but I...More

Thank emma b
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Our family of 8 (ranging in age from 3 to 61) had an excellent time during our private group surfing lesson. None of us had any surfing experience, but the instructors were very accommodating and super friendly. It was a ton of fun and great...More

Thank Jack O
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

After a burning meeting with the sun in San Diego we needed to have a day where we And taking surf lessons in the worlds most popular surfing place was a Norwegian viking was going to trow our selves to the board and the waves....More

Thank FroekenPetrell
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

If you want to learn how to surf this is the place to do it. Our instructor, Ciara (?) was informative and helpful. Unfortunately for me riding a wave without falling was not happening. The rest of my party did great! Very pleased with whole...More

Thank Goosemule
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

In town for a soccer tournament. My daughter and her friends wanted to surf in the worst way! We arranged for private instructors, but the girls surfed together. It was very organized! Staff was friendly, fun and knowledgeable! They were great with the kids. Location...More

1  Thank love2vaca22
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

My two boys (8 yrs and 10yrs) did the Summer Surf Camp for three days and loved every second of it! I thought that three hours each day may be a long time in the ocean- but my boys were wanting more. The second they...More

Thank Jessika B
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Friendly and attentive instructors. It was our first surf lesson and we had so much fun. I surely recommend San Diego surf school!

1  Thank mathieuleblanc10
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Sena K
11 April 2018|
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Response from SanDiegoSurfSchool | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not use dry suits we only have regular wetsuits. You can check the diving companies in La Jolla shores. Thanks Souf
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Debra K
23 March 2015|
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Response from SanDiegoSurfSchool | Property representative |
Hi Debra, Thank you for choosing San Diego Surf School. 11 and 7 is a good age for surfing and we start our kids as young as 5 year old. We are located in Pacific Beach Address: 4850 cass st, SD, Ca... More
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