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South Bay Surf Lessons

3770 The Barnyard, Carmel Beach, Carmel, CA 93923-8751
+1 831-915-0362
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Beginner Surf Lesson

I highly recommend this Surf School! I took a beginner's lesson with an experienced instructor... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Santa Clara, California
Surfing with Zane

This is a great surfingscool! The whole family could pop-up and ride a wave with the help of an... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
Heléne W
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They provide surf lessons in the carmel and greater monterey area.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good9%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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3770 The Barnyard, Carmel Beach, Carmel, CA 93923-8751
+1 831-915-0362
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I highly recommend this Surf School! I took a beginner's lesson with an experienced instructor, Jacob. Not only did he safely get me out on the waves, but also taught me the fundamental skills and other information that I need to surf on my own...More

Thank Sarahscreenname23
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This is a great surfingscool! The whole family could pop-up and ride a wave with the help of an awesome surfing instructor, Zane. He made us feel safe and made our day fabulous. I can highly recommend this activity!

Thank Heléne W
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We had a blast! Zane is awesome. Fun, safe, and informative. Great instructor. Water was cold but we still had fun

Thank Stacy P
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

The place is gorgeous (right near Pebble Beach golf course), the price is reasonable (enjoyed the group lesson), and the instruction was awesome (thanks, Ryan). I learned to surf(a bit, anyway) in two hours! Definitely give them a try.

Thank WKK10
Reviewed 1 November 2014

For those thinking about learning how to surf and ponder whether to get a coach or try it yourself: don´t think – get a coach! Rick was able to help us to really see and experience how much fun surfing is. We were at Carmel...More

Thank Ville T
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Bad Day. Made reservations for my 7 & 8 year old kids to take surf lessons. (They surfed in Capitola a year ago.) Instructor Rick should not have subjected our kids to the size waves that were out there that day. They may have lost...More

1  Thank OpenRange57
Reviewed 9 June 2014

These guys gave us a great experience and were very friendly and accommodating. I am guessing that they don't get many requests to teach lessons while having to let my husband and i switch off watching our baby, but they made it happen. We had...More

1  Thank prellyann
Reviewed 26 June 2013

Had a great beginner's surf lesson by the folks at South Bay surf riders. The staff are fun and encouraging. The experience was one that stood out for us during our week long trip in California. They squeezed us in with minimal trouble for a...More

Thank ec c
Reviewed 2 August 2011

We scheduled a group beginner sufting lesson for my 15 year old daughter. It was a great experience for her and painless for her mother! Very professional group, we would recommend this to any family and will be back! Laure and Sierra Colorado

2  Thank Laure53
Reviewed 2 May 2010

We went on a surf lesson with Adam from South Bay, he was extremely passionate and it really made the lesson that much better. They were very professional and we couldn't have asked for a better instructor. There were a few other surf companies that...More

Thank firsttimertoeur
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