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Lovewater Surf School

Santa Barbara, CA 93001
+1 805-636-1552
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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 excellence and customer satisfaction, our team of experienced and friendly surf coaches is committed to giving you a fun, safe and memorable surfing experience. Our customized one-on-one surf lessons are a great option for beginners who want to quickly take their surfing to the next level. Throughout the session, your surf coach will walk you through important safety precautions, teach you helpful tips and give you all the tools needed to catch the ride of your life. During your semi-private/group sessions, our friendly and knowledgeable surf instructors will walk you through ocean safety, pre-lesson warm-ups, and personalized in-water instruction. Just set up a time and a beach and we provide the rest!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Santa Barbara, CA 93001
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+1 805-636-1552
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"surf skills"
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"excellent surfing"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My teens took a semi- private lesson with Robert and it was spectacular!! Robert had them up on the boards immediately and they are now hooked. Everything they learned from Robert they applied a few days later down in Malibu. They were confident and persistent....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Matt and Robert were responsive and easy to work with. Robert did a great job getting my 6-year-old daughter comfortable in the water and on the board. She caught probably a dozen waves and by the end of the lesson was riding a couple on...More

Thank RG R
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family decided to do something different. With two adults who had never surfed and two teenagers basically starting out, we decided to do a group lesson. Robert was fantastic, taking his time with us, always encouraging, and making every effort to make the session...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My 17 year old daughter and I have taken surfing lessons a couple times before in Maui and Monterey and enjoyed it very much but Matt was by far the best instructor we’ve had. He was fun, encouraging, gave really insightful instructions and clearly loves...More

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As three total beginners (Dad and two teenage children) from England we all learnt the surf basics in some gentle surf under the expert supervision of Rob. After a brief 5 minute demo on the beach (golenta) we paddled out into the surf where Rob...More

Thank gwer
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great experience! My daughter and I both got to ride the waves without no prior experience. Matt was awesome!

Thank Bonnie O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Look, if you are looking to get on a board for the first time, second time, or just looking to learn something new, Lovewater Surf School is the place to do it. Had an incredible experience and already scheduled a second lesson! Robert was amazing,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town from Kansas for a wedding. We did a group lesson (5 total) with Matt and Robert. It was one of the best experiences we had in SB, and they couldn’t have had kinder souls! You will have the time of your...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Robert was a terrific teacher! Patient, clear explanations, great feedback to affect performance. I'd return in a heartbeat...worth every penny

Thank Nancy O
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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

My daughters (ages 13 and 10) had a wonderful experience! So much fun at their first lesson that we booked another for the very next day! We will be back again!

Thank Jill W
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