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South Swell Surf Lessons

Address: 529 Fourth St., Encinitas, CA 92024
Phone Number: 760-239-9283
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Ranked #16 of 21 Activities in Encinitas
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Raglan, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Southswell is the best! I took a couple weeks of lessons with Southswell right before leaving to surf in New Zealand for their summer. The instructors at Southswell took me from being a 23 year-old total beginner, to being competent in the waves in no time. And now I have been able to enjoy waves all around the world! Thanks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2011

Want to do some surfing while in the San Diego area but DON"T want to be lumped into a class of 25 kooks just looking to stand up once and get a photo just to say you "surfed"? Then call South Swell for a customized experience. They know the area and will not tell you to show up at a... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2010

My 7 year old son and I did a surf lesson today with an instructor named Austin. It was awesome. He was very patient with both of us and made the experience perfect. I highly recommend a surf lesson with this company if you want to enjoy the ocean while in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2010

My fiance and I just came back from our trip to San Diego. We had never been there before and I wanted to go surfing, so I simply searched places online and found South Swell. The lesson was awesome! I spoke to Ryan from South Swell on the phone and over email prior to the trip, and everything was really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2010

if your looking to learn to surf in North County San DIego, then look no further! South swell surf lessons was the best experience ive had yet. Our instructor Ryan was so patient and informative and provided us with all the essentials at a great price! I would recommend these guys to anyone looking to learn to surf.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2009

We were in southern CA visiting from Cincinnati. Ryan found a great location that wasn't crowded with a sandy bottom (no rocks to hit your head or scrape you feet on). He was also very patient and helped me catch multiple waves. It was a great morning and I would highly recommend him. One of the best highlights of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2009

I took a one hour lesson that included a soft top surfboard, wetsuit and all the instruction I needed to get up on my first day. The instructor was very patient and professional. I had a blast with them and will be back soon for my next lesson. SouthSwellSurfLessons.com [--]

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