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Surf Lessons For All Ages & Non-Swimmers

surf lesson

Surf Lessons For All Ages & Non-Swimmers

25 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English
surf lesson

Surf Lessons For All Ages & Non-Swimmers

surf lesson

Surf Lessons For All Ages & Non-Swimmers

25 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

After a quick introduction to your instructor(s) and other surfers (meet people from all over the world!) we'll jump right into a safety & surfing overview and practice your pop-ups with feedback on your stance and speed. We will go over positioning, how to turn, reading waves, and surf etiquette. **If this is not your first time surfing, things go much more quickly ;) Next, you'll spend a few minutes before entering the water stretching and warming up. Once we get into the water, you'll be guided step by step & receive personalized advice and recommendations for improvement. After about an hour, we'll take a quick break for water, additional instruction and feedback, and then hit the waves again for more practice.

Your host

Learn more about Cali

Cali

Welcome! My name is Cali. I've been surfing since I was 7 and love to watch people catch that first wave and enjoy all of the healthy benefits the ocean has to offer- whether it's through Surfing, SUP, Kayak, Snorkeling -- you name it! I have a lot of experience with children ages 5+ and ensure that regardless of your background, age, or swim abilities, you'll have a safe and fantastic time. I have taught many non-swimmers to surf in the shallow parts of the beach. A very safe experience. Anyone can surf! I'm here to provide you with instruction, support, and lots of fun & smiles. Watching people learn is fun and rewarding :) My Qualifications: - Certified in CPR - Certified Surf Instructor (ISA) - 20+ years teaching experience - Former life guard

What's included

Equipment
Surf board appropriate for your weight & experience level, Rashguard

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Where you'll be

The main surf base, outdoor showers, bar & restaurant are all on the beach in front of South Beach Hotel- and like the name indicates, on the southern end of Playa Jacó. We enter the water there and hunt waves appropriate for you. The water is very warm & clear, with a sandy bottom and NO riptides. It is very safe for surf or swim. Wave height fluctuates depending on the season, if the tide is High or Low, and how close you are to the break.

Guest safety

Outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age. **This activity involves some inherent risk & physical exertion, so you must be in good physical condition without any recent surgery, heart condition,…

More tips

We surf around high tide which is different every day. You can look up “Playa Jaco tide forecast” to see the hours best for surfing. Beginners to advanced are welcome- the instruction will meet your experience level. Perfect for families & groups, and for any non-surfers who tag along for swimming!

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Cali
Surf Lessons For All Ages & Non-Swimmers
25 reviews
£31/person
25 reviews
£31/person