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Great surf lesson!

One of the highlights of my month to San Diego! I was with a group of 20ish students with varying... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
emma b
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Group lesson for family of beginners

Our family of 8 (ranging in age from 3 to 61) had an excellent time during our private group... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jack O
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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
+1 858-205-7683

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Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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
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
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
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

I bought an hour session for 2 grandchildren visiting from Ohio. What a great decision! Our instructer, Jo, was patient and attentive, giving extra attention to the younger girl. Although the little one didn't quite catch on (not Jo's fault) the older one happily surfed...More

Thank Buckpuppy
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I was in Pacific Beach for a week over Spring Break and found San Diego Surf School's tent on one of my morning walks on the beach. I decided to take a lesson with a friend later that week, and we had an awesome experience!...More

Thank mpaulsen93
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We had a group of 8 guys. Service is fast and friendly to get you down to the beach ASAP. The gear is all clean. Surfboards were in good condition. The instructors are very friendly and helpful both on the beach and in the water....More

1  Thank rechapotamus
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Debra K
23 March 2015|
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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