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⭐️#1 Learn to Surf in LA (Small Group)

Marina del Rey, United States

Experience hosted by Stephen

2 hoursHosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 6 people
Includes equipment

What you'll do

This lesson is perfect for you if you have never surfed before or if you are a beginner/intermediate surfer looking to advance your skills. My main goal is for you to have an excellent experience surfing and get the knowledge and emotions that will stay with you forever!

The classes are taught by myself or one of our great instructors. We usually have the 2nd instructor helping in the water when the group exceeds 6 people. Your safety is our main priority that is why all of our lead instructors are ISA (International Surf Association), CPR and First Aid certified, we obtain Water Safety Specialists certificates (surfing instructor safety training) and I also completed 2 Level surf instructors program with ISA.

Your lesson will consist of two parts. For the first 20-30 minutes you’ll be training on the beach, then it’s about 60-80 minutes with an instructor in the ocean. The remaining time is yours to practice your skills and have fun.

Surfboards and wetsuits are provided and included in the price. We don't use 'one size fits all' Wavestorm boards - we offer custom boards in a variety of sizes to fit your needs. You will also have an option to store your belongings and valuables locked in our cool surf bus.

If you want to book for kids under 12 yo - please contact me directly for private lessons or visit our website www.funsurfla.com

OUR SCHOOL IS LICENSED AND PERMITTED
This lesson is perfect for you if you have never surfed before or if you are a beginner/intermediate surfer looking to advance your skills. My main goal is for you to have an excellent experience surfing and get the knowledge and emotions that will stay with you forever!

The classes are taught by myself or one of our great instructors. We usually have the 2nd instructor helping in the water when the group exceeds 6 people. Your safety…

What's included

  • Equipment
    8 and 9ft. Surfboards and Wetsuits
    I'll provide surfboards for us to u...

Meet your host, Stephen

Host on Airbnb since 2015
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I've been surfing for over a decade and I'm really passionate about it. It's something that inspires me and makes me move forward. My goal is for you to have fun and take a great experience on board.
Every year my friends and I would go for surf trips all over the world from Costa Rica to Bali to gain more experience and knowledge that we would be happy to share with you.
Throughout my teaching experience I've created a unique technique that allows each student to go at their own pace. We don't just put you on a board and give you a fun time, we explain how surfing works so you actually learn.

I am CPR and First Aid certified and completed ISA (International Surfing Association) surf instructors course, our lead instructor also obtains Lifeguard certification.
I've been surfing for over a decade and I'm really passionate about it. It's something that inspires me and makes me move forward. My goal is for you to have fun and take a great experience on board.
Every year my friends and I would go for surf trips all over the world from Costa Rica to Bali to gain more experience and knowledge that we would be happy to share with you.
Throughout my teaching experience I've created a unique technique that allows each student to go at their own pace.…
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/ person
Mon, 19 Apr
$83 per person
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join 1 other guest
$83 per person
Mon, 19 Apr
$83 per person
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
$83 per person
Tue, 20 Apr
$83 per person
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$83 per person

Where you'll be

We’ll be giving lessons on Venice Beach—one of the most famous beaches in California. You’ll be able to not only enjoy the ocean and get surfing experience, but also explore the unique spirit of the eccentric cultural hub of Venice Beach.
Jessica
April 2021
This was the best way to try surfing for the first time! The hosts were great at helping when necessary and making it a really fun experience! Would do it again!
Lindsay
February 2021
Frank took a small group of us out and it was fantastic. He made every beginner/first timer feel comfortable and each of us got to take turns catching waves. It was a positive first time experience for me and I can't wait to surf again! Thank you!
Frank took a small group of us out and it was fantastic. He made every beginner/first timer feel comfortable and each of us got to take turns catching waves. It was a positive firs…
Lacey
February 2021
This was an awesome experience for our family of 3! We learned a lot and felt safe and had lots of good laughs during our first surfing experience. Stephen was awesome!
Nathan
February 2021
We had a great time! Learned the basics and had plenty of time getting the hang of it. Frank and crew were super kind and helpful.
Mannan
December 2020
Stephen was wonderful. I had to reschedule and he was more than accomodating, and kept in touch even after I left the area. Thank you, Stephen!
Larissia
November 2020
This was a great lesson. He made it easy to understand and get going quickly. After this one lesson I was able to successfully ride a wave, and it felt great. I will definitely be surfing again in the near future thanks to Stephen!

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  • Mon, 19 Apr
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Join 1 other guest
    $83 per person
  • Mon, 19 Apr
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    $83 per person
  • Tue, 20 Apr
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $83 per person
  • Tue, 20 Apr
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    $83 per person
  • Wed, 21 Apr
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $83 per person
  • Wed, 21 Apr
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    $83 per person
  • Thu, 22 Apr
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    $83 per person
  • Thu, 22 Apr
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    $83 per person

Activity advisory

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Please note 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 know

Cancellation policy

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

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 12 and up can attend.

What to bring

Swimsuit

Towel