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Address: 4850 Cass Street, San Diego, CA 92109
Phone Number: +1 858-205-7683
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San Diego Surf School introduces surfers of all ages and levels to the...

San Diego Surf School introduces surfers of all ages and levels to the sport and spirit of surfing in an energetic and positive environment. With top instructors and bountiful surf lessons and surf camps options, learn to surf with one of the best surf schools in San Diego.

Captivated by the ocean at a young age, Souf Tihhi founded San Diego Surfing School in 2000 to share his love for the ocean, teaching surf lessons, and passion for a sport that others will enjoy for the rest of their life. Gratitude is given to mother nature for building 25 years of surfing experience and giving him the opportunity of travel and surf some of the best surf spots in the world.

At San Diego Surf Lessons we teach that surfing is not just a sport, but a remedy for life. It is a way to relieve your stress and forget about your worries, spiritual awakening or meditating, keeping balance, staying healthy, and enjoy the sunset as dolphins pass by.

Whether your goal is to learn to surf, or take advanced surf lessons, San Diego Surf School in Pacific Beach promises an unforgettable experience!

Learn to surf San Diego style with one of our top surf instructors today

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From the moment we walked into the shop to the time we set our boards down and ended our lesson, the folks at San Diego Surf School were awesome. My 14 year old daughter and I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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El Paso, Texas, United States

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El Paso, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment we walked into the shop to the time we set our boards down and ended our lesson, the folks at San Diego Surf School were awesome. My 14 year old daughter and I took a 90 minute private lesson with Tyler and he was great. He did an awesome job of talking to us first about safety... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our whole family had a blast. Jason was amazing with our girls (9&11). Took lots of time with them and so much encouragement kept them going the whole time!!

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Burlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Called on our way to Pacific Beach in the morning, and they were able to schedule my son for a 10:30 1&1/2 hour private surf lesson. Very friendly and helpful staff on the phone / in the store . My son's instructor was Gabe, and he was excellent . My son had a blast and learned a lot .

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Thank Jennifer P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome first surfing lesson! I did the 90min lesson with 60min of free surf time after. Very professional and easy to work with, the instructions beforehand were super simple. I had Dylan who was super laid back and patient with me. Totally recommend, and worth the money for a fail proof experience :).

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Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I signed my twin 7 year olds us for private lessons last weekend and had an incredible experience!!! Not only were our instructors (Connor and Kyle) patient, friendly and kind but they were also awesome at getting our kids up on surf boards! We will definitely sign up again!

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Bakersfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a private session for our 8 and 10 yo daughters. The instructor (Dylan) was amazing, patient, and gave them the basic skills they needed to play for the hour after the lesson ended. The surf was a little tough for my 8yo to get past by herself (they had trouble with waves and rip tides all weekend), but... More 

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend is awesome and bought me a surfing lesson while I was in San Diego. She had looked online at many schools but decided on this one based on their great reviews. I AM SO HAPPY WITH MY EXPERIENCE!!! I had a great time surfing for the first time in my life. The instructors I had (I think their... More 

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Thank JohnDoeseph
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was awesome! My 12 yr old daughter had never surfed before and with the help and knowledge that they taught her she had a great experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time - we were teamed up so that we were 10 people and 3 intructors - very nice and good ratio. We did 90 min and time just flew by and it was a nice mix of trying on your own under their supervision and them helping you catch a wave! The instructors were all so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely great experience to learn surfing. In our group we had been 4 with 2 trainers. Already after 1hr all of us were able to stand on the boards. Good trainer, good material, good place...next day my son (15) and I rented boards and (tried) to improve. Renting was even more easy...we went to their shop, paid and got the... More 

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