2-hour Surfing Lesson in Tenerife
Duration: 2 hours Easy Learn to catch perfect waves
Why we love this tour
Learn to ride your first “green wave” in Tenerife, and get hooked on this highly addictive sport
- Learn one of the most addictive sports of all time
- Ride perfect waves for beginners all year round
- Improve your skills if you are intermediate
- Take lessons with a highly-skilled and friendly instructor
- Attend classes on one of the most famous beaches in Tenerife
- Option of a special private lesson for families with kids 5 years+
Just a 20-minute drive from Tenerife’s South airport, you find Playa de las Americas. This is the Canary Islands’ center for sliding sports. Good weather and consistent swells throughout the year make this beach with golden sands perfect for surfers of all levels.
It is here where our 2-hour surf lesson takes place. At our school, you begin to master the waves and the surfing language from the very first moment. Your expert instructor focuses all of his attention on making the learning process as simple as possible. You can count on accurate advice in the exact moment you need it, not to mention a big and encouraging smile at all times.
The activity starts with your instructor picking you up at the arranged time and place. All you need to bring are the clothes you would usually wear on the beach, plus a towel and flipflops, of course. Our school provides all the necessary equipment, such as the surfboard, leash, and, if you’d like, even a wetsuit.
Ready? The lesson starts with a 30-minute warm-up session and a theoretical explanation. You learn about surfing techniques and practice a little bit on the shore. After that, you get in the blue sea of Tenefire to try surfing for real for the next hour. In this stage, your instructor helps you stabilize the board to make the standing-up action happen in the safest possible way.
Once the water session ends, you have a post-surf stretching session and a lesson debriefing. Your instructor gives you some last bits of advice so you can continue improving your surfing skills going forward.
Our lesson is open for kids as young as five years, as well as for people of an older age. As long as you can keep your balance in the water, it is never too late to start surfing.
It doesn’t matter how young or old you are. Once you catch your first “green wave,” that's it, the addictive nature of surfing will have you hooked forever!
Need to know before you go
Our Surf School is part of the “Federación Canaria de Surf.”
Lesson time may vary according to sea tide and weather conditions. Your instructor will let you know the best time for your session.
If you plan to come to the meeting point yourself, please make sure to arrive at least 20 minutes before the lesson starts in order to arrange your equipment and meet your instructor.
If your accommodation is in the south of Tenerife, we pick you up, teach you surfing, and take you back home.
Maximum 6 persons per instructor.
Minimum age for group sessions is 13.
Private lessons are always one-on-one (one instructor per person). Kids between the ages of 5-12 can only take private lessons.
For safety reasons, classes for kids up to 12 years old are always private.
In case of unsafe conditions, we will contact you the day before the lesson to reschedule the activity for a better day.
Lessons available daily.
Important note: Please be ready 1 hour before the lesson starts. Although the session lasts 2 hours, all the activity can take up to 4 hours, including picking up and returning to your accommodation.
Please stay in touch with us, as we are continually monitoring the weather forecast to check for the right waves.
Your booking will become valid after we receive your payment and send you a confirmation.
You can cancel up to one day in advance with 100% reimbursement. We cannot reimburse later cancellations.
In case of cancellation from our side for the reason of unfavorable weather conditions including waves, we will agree on a different time or return your full payment.
Metropolis Bar Café
Calle Arenas Blancas, n°1, 38650 Arona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Provided bySurf Life Tenerife
Reviews for this tour
6 May 2019
Ambitious and very charming surf coach. Small group of 4 which gave enough time to support every single person. Weather was beautiful too. Will definitely do it again! 😎