San Diego Surf Lessons in Coronado

The Best Coronado Surfing Experience Possible.

San Diego Surf Lessons in Coronado

Are you planning a trip to San Diego and want to experience the thrill of surfing? Look no further than the surf lessons available here. With its stunning beaches and island vibes, Coronado is the perfect place to learn how to ride the waves. Here’s everything you need to know about Coronado Surf Lessons.


Ohana (Private Group) Surf Lessons in Coronado

Our most popular experience! This Coronado surf lesson is best for couples, families, and small groups looking to enjoy the ocean together with an instructor(s) dedicated to their private group. 4:1 guest/instructor ratio. Catch your first wave and create lifelong memories with your loved ones.


Group Surf Lessons in Coronado

This Coronado surf lesson is for those who don’t mind sharing their waves and psych with a small group of new friends. Guests must be 12 years of age or older to join a group surf lesson for safety purposes. To ensure quality instruction, we have a 4:1 guest/instructor ratio.

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Why Take Coronado Surf Lessons?

Coronado is known for its perfect surfing spots, like Silver Strand Beach. Taking Coronado Surf Lessons not only allows you to experience the thrill of surfing but also lets you learn from experienced instructors who are familiar with the local waters.

In addition to learning the basics of surfing, you’ll also learn about ocean safety, such as how to navigate currents and waves. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to meet fellow surf enthusiasts and explore the beautiful coastline.


What to Expect in a Coronado Surfing Lesson?

Our surf lessons are 90 minutes long last and are available for beginners and first time surfers. Instructors will teach you the proper techniques for paddling, standing up, and riding the waves. They’ll also provide tips on how to read the waves and understand ocean conditions.

Before hitting the water, you’ll learn about ocean safety, such as how to recognize rip currents and how to deal with dangerous situations. Your instructor will also provide you with a surfboard and a leash, and in some cases, a wetsuit.


Tips for a Successful Surf Lesson

Here are some tips to help you make the most of your surf lesson in Coronado:

Wear reef-safe sunscreen: The California sun can be intense, so apply reef-safe sunscreen before hitting the water.

Bring water and snacks: Surfing can be tiring, so bring water and snacks to keep you energized throughout the lesson.

Listen to your instructor: Your surf instructor has years of experience and knowledge of the local waters, so make sure to listen to their advice and instructions.

Don’t give up: Surfing can be challenging, but don’t give up. Keep practicing, and soon you’ll ride the waves like a pro.



Coronado surf lessons are a must-do activity for anyone visiting. Not only will you learn how to surf, but you’ll also gain valuable knowledge about ocean safety and the local waters. So, book a surfing lesson and get ready to experience the thrill of surfing in the paradise of Coronado.

  • Ohana (Private Group) Surf Lessons
  • Group Surf Lessons
  • 4:1 guest/instructor ratio
  • Included Surfboard, Leash, Reef Shoes, Rash Guard
  • World-class instruction, CPR/AED certified and water lifesaving trained
  • Gorgeous location

Quick Details

  • Ages: All ages
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Location: Coronado
  • Times: Daily at 9am, 10:15am, 11:30pm, 12:45pm, 2:00pm and 3:15pm

What's Included

  • Surfboard
  • Leash
  • Reef Shoes
  • Rash Guard

What To Bring/Wear

  • Swim Suit (Tight Fitting)
  • Sunscreen (Reef safe only! We sell premium reef-safe screen sunscreen if needed in the shop)
  • Medicine – bring whatever medicine you usually depend upon during a 2-hour period
  • Motion sickness pills/patch/wristbands if prone to seasickness
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Frequently asked questions

Where are you located?

Coronado’s premier surf school and beach rental provider is located at the Hotel Del Coronado in Coronado Island, San Diego.

Where can I store my belongings?

We provide a locker room where you can store all of your belongings while enjoying the water.

How early should I arrive before my lesson?

We recommend at least 15 minutes before your lessons, but feel free to come by earlier to enjoy the sights and check out the surf!

When should I book my lessons?

Right now! Or at least a week before you intend to arrive, we fill up quickly and don’t want you missing out on this awesome experience. 

Are walk-ins welcome?

While our Coronado surf school is located on Hotel Del Coronado Property, we offer our services to resort guests and the general public. Walk-ins are always welcome!

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