Coronado’s known for its incredible beaches and beautiful weather. This beachside city near San Diego is the perfect place to learn to surf year-round, so no matter when you visit you can grab a board and start riding the waves. There are a few reasons you should learn to surf in Coronado, and we’ll go over those as well as let you know where you should go for lessons.
Coronado Beach is an award-winning beach! It’s placed on TripAdvisor’s list of the 25 best beaches in the United States for several years in a row, including in 2021. At Coronado Beach, the sand sparkles like gold thanks to mica deposits in the sand. The sand is also soft, making it great for walking on and building sand castles. The water is a beautiful deep blue, and the beach is a wonderful destination all year-round.
Great place to learn
Aside from the beach being wonderful, why should you learn to surf in Coronado? Well, there are a few reasons! First, Coronado beaches have an exposed beach break, which means it has dependable waves that aren’t too intense. These moderate waves are perfect for beginning surfers. While the summer is the best time to catch great waves, the surf is great year-round. And since beginning surfers might not want a huge audience, Coronado is a great place to learn. The beaches here are large, so they rarely get overcrowded, and you’ll be able to relax and focus on surfing without letting the crowd get in your head.
Coronado Surfing Academy
Coronado Surfing Academy first opened its doors in 2004 and it’s been a staple in Coronado ever since. They give lessons to people of all ages, from ages 6 and up. And importantly, their #1 priority is providing a safe environment for their students. All the instructors are First Aid and CPR certified and are professionals, so you’re in good hands.
Here, you can take lessons Monday-Saturday and each lesson is an hour long. You’ll get professional instruction, a wetsuit, and a surfboard for each lesson, so you don’t have to worry about not having your own equipment. You also have the option of individual or group lessons.
Will you learn to surf in Coronado?
Visit Coronado this spring or summer to enjoy beautiful surf and learn a new skill! Though, of course, if you’d rather just relax on the beach, that’s a great plan too. Whatever brings you to Coronado, stay at Crown City Inn and enjoy the wonderful amenities.