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Van Curaza Surf School

Avila Beach, CA, USA
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About Van Curaza Surf School
Van Curaza Surf School, the premier Surf School of the central coast, is nestled the landing passage of beautiful Avila Beach. Offering everything from private surf lessons to summer surf camps, corporate team building or big wave coaching, we provide an all around awesome ocean experience. VCSS owner and surf legend, Van Curaza, has created a highly successful method to teach any age, any ability and anyone to surf. His extensive knowledge of surfing comes from competing professionally, surfing around the world, conquering BIG waves and and teaching surfing for 30+ years. There are no limits to where VCSS can take you, from beginners to advanced coaching, from knee high waves to jet ski tow in, VCSS has something for everyone. VCSS summer camps have a variety of fun and educational activities in Avila Beach. From exploring hidden caves only accessible by epic paddling adventures to learning about and seeing up close our local sea life, surf camps open up a whole new world to kids. Exploring tide pools and jumping off a reef into the beautiful big blue are all part of the great camp experience. It's all about Surfing, Safety and FUN! With top of the line surf instruction, kids leave camp with the ability and knowledge to safely surf and practice their new skills on their own. Come on out and start surfing, we would love to see you in the water! Aloha, Van Curaza Surf School
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krobinbaker wrote a review Aug 2018
Concord, Massachusetts1 contribution
You won't be disappointed doing a camp or surfing excursion with Van and his crew. A great experience and wonderful people! I highly recommend them.
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Booneidee wrote a review Aug 2018
Sedona, Arizona9 contributions
My ten year old, Jonah, participated in two weeks of surf camp. Megan, Chris, Dan, Connor and Van were not only great teachers; they were a kind, warm and supportive bunch - mentors. Jonah experienced a lot of success and growth on the boards. Pretty sure they sowed a lifetime love of surfing. We’re grateful for the rich experience they provided.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Ester Z wrote a review Aug 2018
Westland3 contributions
We had so much fun, thanx to Van and Connor and their persistance to get us standing on the board. And we did, all of us!! Thanx Van, till next time!
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Van C, Manager at Van Curaza Surf School
Responded Aug 16, 2018
Thanks Ester! So glad you all had so much fun. Hope you guys keep on surfing and using the tools taught, Aloha - the VC crew.
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ceceschooley wrote a review Jul 2018
Piedmont, California1 contribution
I had 3 thirteen year old boys and one eight year old have a great lesson from Van! They all had a blast and now want to grow up to be surfers. Office staff was very flexible with our last minute plans and overall it was a super positive experience. Highly recommend!!!
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from Van C, Owner at Van Curaza Surf School
Responded Jul 30, 2018
Thank you for the review! We are so glad the boys had a great time! Aloha, The VC Crew!
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tmdsgy wrote a review Jul 2018
San Luis Obispo, California53 contributions25 helpful votes
Great instructors: knowledgable and kind. Very organized. We loved the ability to have a flexible schedule
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Van C, Owner at Van Curaza Surf School
Responded Jul 30, 2018
Thank you for the review! Much Aloha, The VC Crew!
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