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Maui Surf Academy

880 Nardo Rd Apt A, Encinitas, CA 92024-3854
+1 760-525-6186
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Matt 6 for 6 with us........

It was great. I grew up in SoCal and now live in the mountains. I grew up in the ocean, but never... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2012
Steve T
Aspen, Colorado, United States
What an awesome experience!!!!

We live in Carlsbad and my son (7 years old) finally decided he wants to learn to surf so I signed... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2012
Kelly T
Carlsbad, California, United States
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Here at Maui Surf Academy beginner and first time surfers are our specialty! Whether you've tried it a few times or never at all it's no problem. We can accommodate surfers of any level and personalize classes to suit your learning needs with beginner through advanced training. Our patient and skilled instructors will take you from the sand to the sea and be with you every step of the way.
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880 Nardo Rd Apt A, Encinitas, CA 92024-3854
+1 760-525-6186

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Reviewed 28 August 2012

It was great. I grew up in SoCal and now live in the mountains. I grew up in the ocean, but never surfed. I have 3 children 14,12, 10, who never surfed. All four of us were surfing/standing up the first few waves and never...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 18 August 2012

We live in Carlsbad and my son (7 years old) finally decided he wants to learn to surf so I signed him up for some lessons! This was his 2nd lesson and what a world of difference from his 1st lesson!! Matt really took the...More

Thank Kelly T
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Have to say I was initially hesitant of heading out for lessons, since its always seemed something that I may not enjoy as much, but I have to say that after my great experience its truly changed my perspective and respect for those who do...More

Thank H P
Reviewed 10 July 2012

Our family of two college students and two adults booked a two hour lesson while vacationing in San Diego. We are from central Illinois and arrived at the lesson with absolutely no knowledge of surfing. Matt is an excellent instructor. After a few minutes of...More

Thank 262Mary
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Matt said he could do that for me and he did. I surprised myself! My grandson who lives in San Marcos takes lessons from Matt and loves every second of it. Two of my other grandchildren will take lessons from him this summer while they...More

Thank JohnNaborsJr
Reviewed 15 June 2012

Had a two hour private surf session. Matt was my instructor. I stood up the first session! Matt is a superb instructor, with a wealth of knowledge; very professional and patient, emphasized safety, and is a gentleman. He kept the instruction simple and it worked!...More

Thank learningtosurf_12
Reviewed 4 May 2012

I'm from Massachusetts and was traveling with some coworkers for customer meetings just north of San Diego. We realized we had an afternoon off so on a whim we decided to take a surfing lesson. Never tried it before, but have always wanted to. Matt...More

Thank adam_burnett
Reviewed 25 March 2012

I live in Hollywood, FL and contacted Matt, wanting to surprise my son, who is in the Navy, with a surf lesson. Matt was very accomodating - arranging everything with me long distance. Well, Travis went for his lesson today and it was unbelievable. Great...More

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 2 March 2012

Got up for the first time had a blast, Matt's a great teacher.

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 1 March 2012

Well, this is the 2nd surfing lesson I have taken. The first in SD with a less than adequate lesson. I went for it again and despite being 42 and in suboptimal physical condition, I ACTUALLY GOT UP FOR THE FIRST TIME!!!!! I was so...More

Thank Maria P
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