Surf Lessons

Learn to surf with Playa Colorado Surf School
on the beaches of Hacienda Iguana.

Come to Playa Colorado Surf School!

You will learn the essential fundamentals to guide you
through the tough process of learning how to surf.

PRIVATE
SURF LESSONS

90 minute private lesson
Professional Certified Surf Instructor

All equipment included

Surfboard, Wetsuit, Leash,
SPF 50 UV Protectant
and Rashguard

$75/pp

Whether you are an absolute beginner determined to get up on your first wave or you’ve been surfing before and you’re keen to take your technique to the next level, our certified surf instructors will help you hone your surfing skills and build your knowledge of the surf.

A private surf lesson means your dedicated instructor can determine your current level and structure the lesson according to your ability. With one-one-one dedication, you’ll receive that extra attention to detail you need to stay focused, build confidence, and reach your personal goals.

Our Surf School will have you riding the waves along any of Nicaragua’s sweetest surf spots: Playa Colorado, Playa Santana, San Juan del Sur and Popoyo.*

Private lessons are also perfect for kids.

*Location determined by student skill level and weather conditions

Learn to surf or improve your surf skills at a faster pace next to your friend or family member. With our semi-private lessons led by certified surf instructors, you’ll reap the benefits of a private lesson while sharing the experience at a lower budget!

During your semi-private surf lesson, our friendly and knowledgeable surf instructors will structure the course according to you and your partner’s needs. Ocean safety, pre-lesson warm-ups and personalized in-water instruction are all included in this great surf package. Get ready to ride the waves at one of our favourite Nicaraguan beaches: Playa Colorado, Playa Santana, San Juan del Sur and Popoyo.*

Semi-private lessons are perfect for kids who want to ride their first wave in the company of a parent.

*Location determined by student skill level and weather conditions

SEMI-PRIVATE
SURF LESSONS

90 minute semi-private lesson
Professional Certified Surf Instructor

All equipment included

Surfboard, Wetsuit, Leash,
SPF 50 UV Protectant
and Rashguard

$59/pp

GROUP
SURF LESSONS

90 minute group lesson
Professional Certified Surf Instructor

All equipment included

Surfboard, Wetsuit, Leash,
SPF 50 UV Protectant
and Rashguard

$50/pp

We believe everybody deserves to surf, and group lessons are great way for those on a tighter budget to get out on a board. Group surf lessons consist of 4-5 students with a qualified surf instructor who will teach each student ocean safety and surf dynamics to ensure you can surf at your best. Together as a team, you’ll have fun with a beachside training, in-water lessons and a guarantee you’ll be standing up by the end of your first lesson!

With Playa Colorado, Playa Santana, San Juan del Sur and Popoyo beaches* to choose from, come experience the Nicaragua wave with us!

*Location determined by student skill level and weather conditions

What is a qualified surf instructor?

All of our surf instructors are qualified water safety specialists, taught through our affiliate surf School in San Diego, Pacific Surf. Safety is our top priority with all staff trained in Ocean rescue & 1st aid. Our in water approach and step by step techniques will have you surfing the wave and having fun in a safe environment.

TRIP ADVISOR REVIEWS

      My instructor was Brooks and he was so awesome! He explained everything so well and had a lot of patience with me. He motivated me so much that I finally... read more

    lupita1288
    12/12/2019

      I had the BEST experience here! It was my first time ever trying surfing and David was a great instructor. Super professional, patient and fun.

    Robbie was also... read more

    Sarah G
    9/21/2019

      Erik was fantastic at teaching myself and my children (12 & 14). My son was quick to learn and was standing up on his second wave, whereas my daughter and... read more

    Cara C
    11/06/2019

      My husband had Caleb as his instructor, and had an absolutely amazing time surfing. Easy to schedule, reasonable price (not cheap, but worth it), and a terrific experience. My husband... read more

    eaa179
    2/18/2020