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Juan and Samai Reboul, born in a small village off the coast of Spain, were not introduced to the world of surfing until they moved to Auroville, India in 95, at the ages of 9 and 10. It was here that a group of surfing pioneers allowed them their...more
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Kambai Samy Street | Tandirayankuppam, Pondicherry 605006, India
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+91 94429 92874
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 20, 2015

When can one say that falling face first into water can be so much fun. Kallialay surf school, located on serenity beach is a must do. Never will you find a more willing and enthusiastic instructor/owner like Juan. After a few formalities and instructions the...More

11  Thank arjunkrish
Juan R, Owner at Kallialay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2016

Hey Arjun, sorry for the late reply, thank you for the true facts of our craft! Yes we give 100% commitment in teaching surfing and it's always a blast to see you again.... again and again! It's great to share a passion, see you soon

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed December 28, 2015

I have had a few surf lessons before, and I thought of trying out with Kallialay. Juan was instructing that day. As an instructor, its very important you make people feel comfortable and devote some time to each person. I didn't find him to be...More

3  Thank starrvish
Juan R, Owner at Kallialay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2015

Hey I'm very sorry you didn't have a good time with us, usually everyone has a blast but it's true I can be a bit blunt and ppl sometimes take it as an offence, my apologies for being rude, as for the attention yes it...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kallialay offers its classes mostly to total beginners at a very shallow area of Quiet Beach where, ironically there are few waves, and even then these waves are often just hardly big enough for surfing more than a dozen metres in the water often full...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018

I took a group lesson and had a great experience. The staff at Kallialay are very welcoming and very knowledgeable about surfing. I had a great time and wish I was spending more time in the area to take more lessons from the team. The...More

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JuanR6298, Owner at Kallialay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for the feedback, we are all stoked in the team you had a good time, hope to see you soon for more

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

These guys pride themselves on every single student's performance. At least two of the School's products won the Surf Fest this year. I don't understand why they don't display those beautiful trophies they keep winning each year! The waters here are perfect learning grounds. Never...More

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JuanR6298, Owner at Kallialay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Tanaz what an awesome 15 day course you did, it was great to have you back with us in the water and we are all stoke you had a blast! Hope to see you soon Juan and the kass team

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I had taken private lessons, Eddy was my instructor for all the 3 of them, very punctual and the lessons were on point. Basically a no-nonsense surfing school for anyone really interested to learn surfing, you don't really need any prior experience in sports(like me)....More

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Juan R, Owner at Kallialay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Hey Shasha, hope to see you back soon, thank you for the feedback. Regards Juan For Kallialay surf school

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Located at Serinity Beach very easy to locate. I did my 5 day group lesson , you need to book a day in advance by calling them. Lessons are mostly conducted in afternoon. I was lucky to get coached by 3 different instructors. Day 1...More

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Kallialay s, Owner at Kallialay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Hey Ritesh, thank you! Hope to see you soon for more long rides! Regards Juan

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

After about 5 tries of teaching myself how to surf, I decided to take my first two lessons at Kallialay and it was totally worth it! I had tons of fun at the lessons and got a lot better after just two of them, thanks...More

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Kallialay s, Owner at Kallialay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

Super nose hahaha nice one Marius, was a pleasure having you surfing with us, thank you for the positive feedback! See you soon Regards Juan

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I spent 8 days of surf with the school was a great time. Easy to schedule to surf lesson or rent a board. Instructors are really clear when there are teaching us the surf. I recommend this school to learn or improve surf.

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Kallialay s, Owner at Kallialay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you for the positive feedback, welcome back anytime you did really well Pierre, all the best Regards Juan

Reviewed August 5, 2018

Experienced surfing coaches who really know their stuff, and enjoy teaching. A small cove off the Bay, as a safe location for beginners and mid-level surfers. Fantastic value for money! Could make the non-surfing experience better with more changing rooms and showers. Provide more immediate...More

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JuanR6298, Owner at Kallialay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you for your feed back we're happy you had a good time. We will have a couple of more changing rooms and showers soon, we are working on extending the space, as per jellyfish treatment on the beach we have gotten our vinegar stolen...More

Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Doing this was always on my bucket list. I managed to get an individual session just at the last minute. It is advisable to book one day in advance. Juan is a funny man(I am sure he remembers it when a 25 year old took...More

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Juan R, Owner at Kallialay Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded June 23, 2018

It was a pleasure having you surf with us, welcome back anytime we are open throughout the year, thank you for your review Keep surfing Regards Juan

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Easy to schedule in surfing lessons. Walked through the logic of surfing with my sons, followed by last 30min of actual surfing. Well worth a visit!

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Anusha S
June 3, 2018|
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Response from JuanR6298 | Property representative |
Hey Anusha, please check out the package page on our website surfschoolindia If you have any other questions you can reach me on +91 9442992874. Have a good evening Regards Juan
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Deepti G
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1200 per person for group coaching
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sam326
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Yes Pl My no. is 9810281025. I will reach Puducherry on 16.12 abt 11 AM and will stay for two nights. will be glad to hv a lesson or two
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