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Gnarly's Surf School

Blvd. Kukulkan km 9.5 | Surfin Burrito across the street from Senior Frogs in Cancun's hotel zone, Cancun 77500, Mexico
1 707 849-6750
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Ranked #16 of 189 activities in Cancun
Type: Water sports
Owner description: You and the ENTIRE FAMILY can learn to surf in Cancun, in ONE EASY LESSON! Whether you've never surfed before and have always dreamed of learning, or... more » Owner description: You and the ENTIRE FAMILY can learn to surf in Cancun, in ONE EASY LESSON! Whether you've never surfed before and have always dreamed of learning, or if you want to improve on your existing surfing skill set, the instructors at Gnarly's Surf School and the waves at the beaches in Cancun cater to surfers of ALL ages and experience! Cancun's beaches year-round beautiful blue waters have the best waves in the world for learning how to surf! Our classes and camps consist of a truly unique and personalized surf instruction, right here on Cancun's most beautiful beaches! Our professional surf photographers and experienced instructors are right there in the water with you, guiding you through every wave. The main focus of our sessions is surfing instruction and water-safety, while still having a blast! Gnarly's Surf School's VIP Packages are all-inclusive, including pick-up from the lobby of your hotel! All you have to bring is your positive attitude, and the sunscreen! We provide surfing lessons in different packages to accomodate individuals, couples, families, or other groups of the enlightened who want to learn this amazing art form. All surf lessons are custom; Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced, we will guide you through an amazing, safe, and life-changing adventure! Whether it's having the confidence to start surfing, or trying to attain a higher knowledge and skill-set to reach the next step in your surfing game, you will have exclusive surf instruction and an amazing experience on a beautiful beach in Cancun, and GUARANTEED TONS OF FUN!!! « less
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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Even if there weren't a single wave, the time spent with Uncle Gnarly listening to his tales and wisdom on life would have been worth it. Then throw in perfect waves and that he is an amazing teacher? What more could I ask for?

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Cleveland OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Great time. Highlight of the trip. Hooked on surfing for sure. Very knowledgeable and friendly. Yes you will get up. He promises. Highly recommend. You will NOT be disappointing.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Gnarly is a TRIP to surf with - he is super down to earth and has the most hilarious stories to share about life and surfing. This was my fourth time surfing ever, and it was also my most successful time primarily because the environment was so inviting and the instruction is very simple, clear and effective. You honestly cannot... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

as promised, the whole family was up and surfing within a few rides and uncle g was an absolute trip. the pix from the excursion were the first to be posted on the kids' instagram sites. highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I was doubtful when Gnarly told me I was gonna be standing in a few minutes but I was! Best teacher ever. Can't wait to go back to Cancun and surf again with his help.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Gnarly is such an awesome instructor. I didn't think I would be able to surf until I took a lesson with him! You don't need to know how to surf. He's here to teach you! Don't worry he will make you become a surfer by the end of the lesson!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Just got back from an awesome trip to Cancun that was highlighted by a lesson with Uncle Gnarly !!! We had booked a trip with 360Surf and fortunately got Gnarly as the ultimate Surf Instructor. He had my friend and I laughing from the first moments. His beach instruction and endless patience in the water made for a winning combination.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Gnarly was a great teacher. He had both my sister and I up by the 5th wave! He was very personable, funny and he even give us a ride back to the bus station afterwards. Nice guy. The only minor thing was, that it was tricky to find. I was told to look for Senior frogs however Senior frogs has... More

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Regina, Sk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I've always wanted to surf so I booked a lesson a week before getting on the plane. The booking process was easy. Emailed for availability, number of persons (3 but went down to 1 when my wife and daughter chickened out) and there was a prompt reply. Paid the deposit and was booked. The communication via email was good right... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Uncle Gnarly is the stereotypical surfing legend. 50 years of surfing all over the world means that he will have you up on a board and enjoying every wave in minutes. Worth every penny, we just booked again!

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