We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Girl in the Curl Surf School

34116 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste A, Dana Point, CA 92629-2782
+1 949-661-4475
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Childhood memories

I attended Mary's lessons when I was a kid, and I have many, many fond memories of her and learning... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GeoLady86
,
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Awesome Surf Camp for Kids, Fantastic Lessons for Adults, Lovely Shop full of Useful and Girly Surf Things

Girl in the Curl is amazing!!! In the camps, Mary, Todd, and the assistant instructors not only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
VVVVVVV2017
,
Newport Beach, California
Read all 12 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lessons” (4 reviews)
“todd” (5 reviews)
“instructor” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
34116 Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste A, Dana Point, CA 92629-2782
CONTACT
Website
Call

Similar Things to Do in Dana Point

Write a ReviewReviews (12)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I attended Mary's lessons when I was a kid, and I have many, many fond memories of her and learning how to surf! I am glad to see she's kept the class going (for over 25 years now I think!?) and that many other girls...More

Thank GeoLady86
Reviewed 1 week ago

Girl in the Curl is amazing!!! In the camps, Mary, Todd, and the assistant instructors not only teach kids how to surf but to have a respect for the ocean and each other as citizens of the community and fellow human beings. Kids learn ocean...More

Thank VVVVVVV2017
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Mary Hartman has run this camp for over 25 years and it is top notch. My 7 year old granddaughter had a fantastic time, stood up on her surfboard for the first time and can't wait to return next year!

1  Thank sukiewest
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

10+ years ago I came out to California for a visit from KS and was introduced to surfing. From the first moment I paddled out I was hooked. My hubby and I found Todd and Mary and decided to check their company out for lessons....More

1  Thank Zonakai
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Mary was amazing teacher! I had never surfed before and she was extremely professional, patient, and encouraging. Great place to learn!

Thank OliviaPra
Reviewed 3 July 2014

This was recommended by our concierge at the hotel. Good value, great instructor (Todd) and perfect for beginners. My three kids (12, 14, 17) were up immediately and all said it was the best part of their trip. Todd was awesome - made them feel...More

2  Thank sjones019
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Really amazing surf instructors. Made my birthday really special I always wanted to learn to surf. They made it happy I'm so stoked!

Thank Godfathersteve
Reviewed 1 October 2013

My daughter was scheduled for the surf camp. It was to be from 9 to noon daily, that's 15 hours. They cancelled her camp and in exchange she was given 2, one hour private lessons. Very disappointing! I had planned this trip for my daughter...More

2  Thank JandHlittle
Reviewed 26 January 2013

I have been surfing with Mary and her staff since I was 6 and I just love the surf camp and the overnight camp

1  Thank California_surfing
Reviewed 20 September 2012

My husband and I had a great time with Todd. He was excellent. We both got up and were riding waves in minutes. Nothing but good things to say about him and Mary.

1  Thank Jgodfrey6036
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 hotels in Dana Point
Montage Laguna Beach
1,382 reviews
7.31 km away
Monarch Beach Resort
2,579 reviews
2.10 km away
Homewood Suites by Hilton Aliso Viejo Laguna Beach
371 reviews
12.96 km away
Casa Laguna Hotel & Spa
1,122 reviews
8.56 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Shwack Beach Grill
312 reviews
.22 km away
Luciana's Ristorante
448 reviews
.15 km away
Coastal Kitchen
77 reviews
.24 km away
Jack's Restaurant
116 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dana Point Harbor
876 reviews
1.04 km away
Baby Beach
113 reviews
.41 km away
Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center
63 reviews
.86 km away
The Pilgrim
40 reviews
.72 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Girl in the Curl Surf School staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit