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Address: 2160 Avenida de La Playa Ste A, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037-3247
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+1 858-454-8273
8:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Surf Diva Surf School is the original surf school for women and now teaches...

Surf Diva Surf School is the original surf school for women and now teaches lessons to boys and girls along with co-ed programs year-round. The Surf Diva Boutique has just won #1 women's surf shop in the USA by SIMA (Surf Industry Manufacturer's Association). Drop in on us, open 7 days a week!

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Awesome Experience

Decided to surf on my trip out to California and couldn't have been more happier with my choice. Surf Diva Surf School was very professional. All the instructors were awesome... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2016
Vinnetta H
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Decided to surf on my trip out to California and couldn't have been more happier with my choice. Surf Diva Surf School was very professional. All the instructors were awesome; Daveo (David) was the best. He is very knowledgeable and takes time to make sure you understand and execute all the techniques that he went over. I will recommend Surf... More 

Thank Vinnetta H
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Reviewed May 31, 2016

This was an awesome experience. It was my first time surfing and the team there did a great job of making this fun. Carla was my instructor and she made sure I was comfortable on the board and knew the basics. She also was very good at offering pointers and advice during my time in the water. I recommend this... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed May 6, 2016

6 of us came to the surf shop looking for SUP and wetsuit rentals. Izzy and the crew couldn't have been more helpful, friendly, and just generally great. A top notch welcome.

Thank Mangaia
Cottonwood, Arizona
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Reviewed April 10, 2016

We used a Groupon that Surf Diva Surf School was promoting at the time - $19 for a half day SUP rental, per person. This was our fifth time paddleboarding, but first time in the "open" ocean - in the past we have mostly paddleboarded in Mission Bay, and once in Newport Harbor. If you're a beginner, I would recommend... More 

Thank Natalie G
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Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I took paddle boarding lessons at Surf Diva while on vacation. I'm from the Midwest and have zero experience with the ocean and to be honest, I was completely terrified. Izzy and Steve were our instructors and they could not have been any better. They quickly put my fears at ease and were so helpful, informative and... More 

Thank Beth A
Wapella, Illinois
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Reviewed March 22, 2016

Staff was extremely helpful and friendly. They even carried my board back to the shop for me after I was stung by a stingray.

Thank jwheat74
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Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time and the instructor was so good both my boyfriend and I were riding waves in no time...I just wish we had longer than an hour so suggest renting the board for longer if you can...I've surfed in Mexico and this was waaay bettet

Thank Cheryl W
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

My 11 yr old son and I had a super awesome morning with instructor Jeremy D. today. We live in Calgary and my son and I have never surfed. Jeremy did an awesome job instructing my son, focusing on fun and safety. My son rode several waves today. He said it was the highlight of his Christmas vacation. Another surfer... More 

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at La Jolla Shores, which was right on the each and a a block or two from Surf Diva. Surf Diva was great! Kaitlyn's instructor was so kind and patient. It went so well that Kaitlyn wanted another lesson! So Durf Diva was flexible and were able to schedule is for another lesson the next morning.

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Reviewed August 10, 2015

There were four of us that decided to take a surf lesion together. We were a diverse group consisting of an auntie, nephews and niece. The age range was 41yr to 12yr. One member of our party had the majority of the bones in one of her legs replaced as a result of having cancer. We also all had differing... More 

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