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11 Nov 2016
“Best Instructor Ever!!!”
4 Nov 2016
“The best surf instruction”
I Love Waves organizes surf lessons in and around the Sayulita and Punta Mita area. Our surf lessons allow you to truly become the best surfer you can be, with plenty of time in the water, theory lessons, equipment and wave knowledge seminars with...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Marlin 18 | Colonia Centro, Sayulita 63734, Mexico
+52 1 322 198 9912
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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Kalle is an amazingly patient, professional, and skilled instructor. He taught us not only how to surf but also how to understand what we were doing out on the water - from reading waves to how to manouver our boards and so much more. We...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Curn
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Surf lessons with Kalle are worth every cent, I doubt anyone could find a better instructor. I improved more in a week than I had over the last couple of years. I am an intermediate-level surfer and Kalle was able to help improve every aspect...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Sue B
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Sayulita is filled with surf schools and surf instructors, but Kalle Carranza and I Love Waves is by far the best choice. Here's why: I took a trip to Sayulita with a friend to have a great adventure, visit an awesome little town filled with...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank J2192FEjessicat
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Ask yourself if you want to learn to surf or want to learn HOW to surf? What’s the difference? The difference is in wanting to REALLY learn HOW to surf, you want to learn how to be smart and efficient with not just your technique,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank tortitabby
KalleCarranza, Manager at I Love Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2016

Thank you so much Sonia. I really appreciate your kind words. Looking forward to meeting up in Vancouver in the Summer!!! Kalle

Reviewed 11 May 2016

I've done surf trips through the years and had many lessons with lots of great instructors, but lessons with Kalle are in a different caliber. His surfing knowledge, intelligent teaching style and years of experience make him the ideal instructor for those of us wanting...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Katrina S
KalleCarranza, General Manager at I Love Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Kat, Thank you for your kind words. I really appreciate the feedback, especially coming from you that has done lessons all over the place. Gracias. I'm looking forward to hopefully organizing that paddling clinic we were talking about in Vancouver. :) See you hopefully soon!...More

Reviewed 20 March 2016

Being late to the game, I started surfing at 55, after 10 yrs thought a lesson would be helpful . Kalle watched me on a couple waves and his input and critique were huge in making my time in the water so much more comfortable...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 3 February 2016

I couldn't be more thankful for the experience my friends and I had with the I Love Waves - surf and yoga package. It was most excellent! It was my very first time taking a surf lesson and I can't imagine it being any better....More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Monica_Bruzza
KalleCarranza, Owner at I Love Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2016

Thanks for the feedback Monica! It was awesome meeting you guys and surfing with you. When are we doing it again!?!! Greetings from Sayulita, Kalle

Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

I went to Sayulita with 2 other girlfriends and I'm so glad we signed up for the I Love Waves package! Kalle's instruction is top notch and he got us surfing immediately. He breaks the technique down into comprehendible pieces and we walked away understanding...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank April B
KalleCarranza, Manager at I Love Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2016

April! Thanks for the comments! Your crew was amazing! I can't wait to surf with you again. Let me know when we're going to get to surf again. Kalle

Reviewed 25 January 2016

SURFING: A couple friends and I chose the 3-day I Love Waves package (3 surf lessons + 3 yoga classes) and it was super perfect. I reeeally wanted to surf, and had tried a few times (even with lessons) but it wasn't clicking. And FINALLY...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Katie W
KalleCarranza, Manager at I Love Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2016

Katie! It was so nice to meet you and to surf with you. So cool to get to know you girls better and share a few laughs. Looking forward to it again soon. April mentioned that maybe in a few months? Kalle

Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

For anyone looking to refine their surf skills, I Love Waves does an amazing job. Total pros. The feedback on my video was so helpful and has really improved my surfing.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Tess H
KalleCarranza, Owner at I Love Waves, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2015

Hi there! Thanks so much for the comment. I'm glad to hear the video analysis helped! Looking forward to surfing with you again. Kalle

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