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Lovewater Surf School, established in 2011, is a locally owned surf school serving the Santa Barbara community with surf lessons, after-school surf programs, summer travel surf camps, and international surf adventures. With a foundation of...more
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Santa Barbara, CA 93001
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Three of us booked a group lesson on the UCSB campus point beach. We were all first timers but Matt gave us a quick run down on what to do and we were in the water catching waves in no time at all. The boards...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank seandtoliver
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I looked up surf lessons online as part of a multi-day road trip I was doing with a buddy. Flying in from out of country, it was a toss-up as to who to pick, so I went with the easiest to understand web page. :)...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Luke R
Reviewed 26 September 2018

From the middle of the Continent where there was no surfing growing up. I always wanted try. Finally, a trip to California....Gotta surf...Got in touch with Matt. He was excellent at choosing the right beach and the right time to fit into my schedule....Met Austin...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cletus R
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent surf lession with Matt. Quick introduction on the beach and a lot of time practicing in the water and on the waves. Great fun! Highly recommendable!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank barbara1234276
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My wife and I booked a lesson on short notice while we were in Santa Barbara and had such a great time we booked another lesson the next day with the kids. Both were terrific - Matt was very accommodating with the short notice scheduling...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jason S
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We had an absolute blast surfing for the first time on Mondos Beach with Lovewater Surf School. Ian and Austin were so nice and patient.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BrookeS1385
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The beach was beautiful where the lessons were given. My son, Corey, was able to get up and ride many waves in. Austin, his instructor, help him learn how to gag the waves and after a couple of tries he was up riding waves. Great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vivianh642015
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We had a great two hour family surf lesson with Matt and Ian. The instruction was spot on and we were all quickly standing up and having a great time. Mondo’s beach we felt was a perfect surfing break for beginners. 100% recommend this company,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank D2194CAandyh
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We had a fantastic experience learning to surf at Mondos Beach with Matt at Lovewater Surf School. The lesson was fun and our instructor was great and very encouraging. I would highly recommend it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We nicknamed Robert the mountain goat. We loved him so much. He was so attentive.We are confident enough after one lesson to try surging in our own. Thank you Mountain goat!

Date of experience: August 2018
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They are provided with the lesson at no extra charge!