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Address: 641 Westminster Ave #5, Los Angeles, CA 90291
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My husband and I did a private lesson with Learn to Surf LA at Santa Monica Beach. Our instructor was great. He did a short on-land lesson and got us right into the water... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephanie W
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Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did a private lesson with Learn to Surf LA at Santa Monica Beach. Our instructor was great. He did a short on-land lesson and got us right into the water, maximizing the time we got to spend trying to surf. Our instructor worked hard, swimming back and forth between us to get us set up correctly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a total beginner but comfortable in the Ocean. Chris' pragmatic approach to learning to surf was a perfect fit. After some time on the beach doing the basics we were in the water. Encouraging and positive but also precise on the notes given to try and tweak. Despite some hairy conditions on the first two days all three... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The whole family took our very first surf lessons with LearntosurfLA, Patrick made the process easy and gave us good advice about what time and where to book. We met at Santa Monica, and it was easy find the instructors. After a quick land tutorial and some trial and error in the water, they had us actually standing up on... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

It was my first time in LA and I wanted to try surfing for the first time. I booked online and they showed up at the Tower as expected. I didn't know what to expect at the beginning but everything went pretty well! The instructor was very helpful, he gave me some tips and guided me to catch the waves... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

My 13 year son has joined surf camp in Venice beach. It was awesome and unique experience for him thanks to professional and personal treatment of the coaches KC and Brandon. I would recommend "Learn to surf LA camp" both for the beginners and for more advanced surfers. Thank you, guys!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We absolutely would recommend Learn to Surf LA! Unlike one of their highly rated competition they were easily reached during the day. We were able to leave a message on their phone line which they promptly replied to. We also ran into the Learn to Surf LA team at tower 18 in the morning in Santa Monica and they were... More 

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome experience today at Santa Monica. Brandon was great and my daughter (11yo) was on the board surfing well before the lesson was done. Now she says she wants to get a board and get back out there. Too bad we don't live by an ocean. Thank you Brandon!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Instructor was there on time and I had a blast. Could stand up and catch waves! This was due to a very proffessional and patient instructor.

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North York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had the most amazing time! Our instructor Matt was fabulous and fun!! We felt safe and secure, and enjoyed every minute. We can't wait to go back and sign up for more lessons!!!

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Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

I had a blast learning how to surf with Chris. I took lessons when I first came out to LA two years ago and struggled. I almost gave up and decided that it wasn't really for me until I took 3 lessons with these guys. Chris was a great teacher - he was relaxed, made it simple and clear, and... More 

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