Where to Find the Best Surf Lessons in Newport Beach, CA

Surfing is not easy. The most experienced surfers practice every day and spend years taking lessons and learning. When you’re in Newport, you can learn how to surf too! For many, surfing isn’t just a sport. It’s a lifestyle and state of mind. We can tell you where to get the best surf lessons in Newport Beach, CA to begin your journey! 

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The Top 4 Places for Surf Lessons 

In a surf-heavy place like Newport Beach, you can easily find surf schools and surf shops that offer lessons. They seem to be everywhere. We’ve compiled a list of the top-rated and best-reviewed surf schools to take your lessons! 


TheCaliCamp is one of the premier surf schools in Newport Beach. They offer beginner to advanced lessons no matter what stage of your journey you’re on. The best part is it’s a camp. You can choose to stay anywhere from 4 nights to a month! They will show you all the local, popular and secret spots to surf around Newport. They will even pick you up from the airport! 


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Endless Sun Surf School 

Endless Sun Surf is Orange County’s original surf school. Having been in business for more than 50 years, they offer private and group lessons for anyone. Even your youngest can get out there and catch their first waves! They have a summer camp you can join as well as holding corporate events. They have everything you need to get you started in the world of surfing.  

Learn to Surf 

Learn to Surf’s motto relies on the Aloha spirit of Polynesians who invented surfing as it’s known today. With a founder with more than 30 years of experience and certified instructors, you will learn the rules of water safety and the respect necessary to navigate the water and become an excellent surfer. Here, you will learn the sport and lifestyle of surfing! 

Banzai Surf School 

Banzai Surf School is an affordable place to get your lessons. They offer multi-hour lessons, group lessons, and a week-long summer camp. As one of Orange County’s top schools, they’re located just over the bridge from Newport Beach, and their location is considered one of the best stretches of beach for beginners. This family-owned and operated school is definitely worth checking out! 


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Stay at the Perfect Beach Location While You Learn 

Now that you know where to find the best surf lessons in Newport Beach, you will want to check out these sunsets after a long day on the ocean, or maybe, head over to Corona Del Mar to show off your skills for some4805 Ocean Front more surfing fun! 

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