We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gnarly's Surf School - CLOSED

Gnarly's Surf School
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (143)
All photos (143)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Mar 11, 2017
“Great Time with Great Guys!”
Mar 30, 2016
“Loved it!!!”
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...more
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
Improve This Listing
Reviews (168)
Filter reviews
162 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 162 reviews
Reviewed March 11, 2017

We did a private lesson with my 3 kids and myself. The kids are 9, 11 and 13. 2 boys and a girl. We had a great time. They were well organized and prompt. We met at the Surfing Burrito (great burrito's btw!) and got...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Claudio K
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

One of the best experiences while in Cancun. Gnarly was awesome and very good teacher. Learning to surf is one of the greatest experiences I've done and having Gnarly as the instructor made it sooooo much better.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank 5150cancun
Reviewed April 11, 2015

Uncle Gnarly is a fantastic surf teacher- he'll get you hooked on surfing! I had minimal skateboarding and surfing experience, but Gnarly gave me some really helpful instructions while still letting me figure things out on my own, and that was exactly what I needed...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Katie P
Reviewed February 23, 2015

I'm pretty sure I can speak for all fourteen of the group who was in Cancun over Valentine's Day on a company trip. Thanks for taking our group! It was the perfect thing for all of us to do on Valentine's Day! I never thought...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Josh R
Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We had a really fun time with Gnarly! Me and my friend Julia stood up on the surfboard after the second time trying! He is a great teacher, really positive, chill, a real surf dude for sure. You can not get more surf feeling than...More

Thank Louise_carlsson
Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

My fríend and I decided to try Gnarly's Surf School due to the excelent reviews it had on TA, best decision ever! We had a lot of fun, The only bad thing was that we did it on our last day in cancún, i would've...More

Thank lucy p
Reviewed October 2, 2014

Uncle Gnarly is great teacher! I highly recommend his school! You will have lots of fun-that's for sure! Angie was also very interested to talk to and she was very helpfull! Only one advise that I will give you DONT agree that Antonio ( or...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Dina R
Reviewed August 8, 2014

Took a lesson last spring and was surfing in no time. Was back in Cancun this spring and surfed all week with one of his boards. Great rates on lessons and equipment. Uncle Gnarly is out there every day getting little kids and adults surfing....More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank David A
Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I visited Cancun for the first time and on my husband's birthday he wanted to go surfing. He'd been before but I hadn't and was a little nervous about it. From the first time I talk to Uncle Gnarly on the phone,...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank kelnel11
Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had an amazing time with Gnarly my daughter and I both got up. He is an amazing teacher and full of stories! I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank ramills21
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 198 nearby hotels
Girasol Condo Hotel
94 reviews
.00 miles away
Grand Oasis Cancun
12,197 reviews
.00 miles away
Oh! Cancun - The Urban Oasis
751 reviews
.17 miles away
Smart Cancun by Oasis
1,052 reviews
.19 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,255 nearby restaurants
Peter's Restaurante
1,195 reviews
.10 miles away
La Dolce Vita downtown
1,770 reviews
.04 miles away
Rino's Pizza Time
827 reviews
.06 miles away
Brazilian Rodizio
27 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 915 nearby attractions
The Spa at Hyatt Zilara Cancun
10 reviews
.00 miles away
92 reviews
.00 miles away
693 reviews
.00 miles away
Vive Cancun Tours & Travel
11 reviews
.00 miles away