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South Padre Surf Company is family operated surf school operating for 20 years, and offers surfing lessons, surf camps, and surfboard rentals year round. Fun for the whole family! Family and group discounts are available.
My 3 boys and I did the 3-hour surf camp and it was outstanding! My boys were not excited to do this, and I was very nervous (seen too many movies making it look hard)--but we were all quickly up and surfing by ourselves and...More
We did this as a family. My wife and I and our three boys. None of us had ever surfed before and by the end even I was able to surf. The husband and wife are great instructors and very passionate about surfing....they made it...More
Our family had SUCH a blast surfing with Gene and Rachel during our annual SPI beach vacation. We booked a mini surf camp for our group, which included adults, teenagers, and a seven year old. Everyone excelled under Gene and Rachel’s instruction, and we were...More
This is our second trip to SPI and our second lesson with Rachel. She’s great with people of all ages, and will have you surfing in no time. You can do 1 hour or 3 hour lessons or rent a board for the day. Anything...More
Such unique people; qualified, experienced, safety-minded, fun, excellent teachers/instructors.
A very worthwhile endeavor when on South Padre - you'll really have fun.
Rachel and Gene are so friendly, easy going - if you're on the island or planning a trip, this is a must-do -...More
I'm 70 years old and I just learned to surf thanks to South Padre Surf Company. They give good instructions and are very helpful. My stamina ain't what is used to be but I did it standing up about five times. It's tiring because when...More
My wife has said she wanted to try surfing about 2 months prior. I surprised her by setting up a surfing lesson and Rachel had both of us up and going in no time! I'd highly recommend South Padre Surf Company.
I really enjoyed our time with Gene and Rachel! They were very knowledgeable and helped everyone out that needed it.
They had more than enough surfboards to go around and helped people understand what they needed to fix in order to get up on the...More
My 10 year old wanted to learn to surf. They were so patient, knowledgeable and knew exactly what to say and do to make him comfortable. He was up within 10 minutes and smiled the whole time. A wonderful couple and great teachers. They had...More
Rachel and Gene were amazing! They were very positive and so helpful and eager to help me get up on that board and ride the waves. And I DID!! My husband and 9 yr old daughter got the hang of it so quickly....I took a...More