Where to Take Surfing Classes in San Juan, La Union

Where to Take Surfing Classes in San Juan, La Union

30th May 2019

San Juan, La Union is definitely the favorite go-to beach of today’s generation. It’s the perfect weekend getaway place, whether you needed a much alone time or a day-off with friends. Of course, the best thing about this place is definitely the surfing! While the San Juan beach is not really for swimming, riding the waves here is definitely a rewarding experience.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced surfer, here are some surfing schools to brush up your tricks. Tip: they also offer accommodations, too!

Kahuna, La Union

credits to kahunaresort.com

Kahuna Hotel, Cafe and Restaurant

National Highway, Brgy. Urbiztondo

San Juan, La Union

Cel # +63.917.830.0363, +63.998.855.2837

Tel # +63.72.607.1036, +63.72.607.1040-41

E-mail: info@kahunaresort.com

Website: www.kahunaresort.com

Learn riding the La Union waves in Kahuna Beach Resort and Spa’s surfing school: La Union Surf School. Sitting along MacArthur Highway, it’s the premier surf school in the country, certified by ASI (Academy of Surfing Instructors in Australia).

Check out their rates:

Services Duration Price
Surfing 101 1.5 hours P949
1 Day Surf Lesson 3 hours P1,599
2 Day Weekend Warrior 2x3 hours P2,990
3 Day Waver Rider (One to One Coaching) 3x3 hours P4,289
5 Day Soul Surfer – Intermediate surf coaching and guiding (One to One Coaching) P6,299
Kids Club (4-12 years old) 1.5 hours P849

You can book your surfing lessons online.


Aside from the school, Kahuna offers accommodation for La Union travelers. They have 40 Balinese-inspired rooms which standard garden, deluxe pool, ocean view suite, premium suite, ocean view suite, family suite, and the rest house.

Sebay Surf School


credits to Sebay Surf Central Facebook

Sebay Surf Central National Highway,

Brgy. Urbiztondo San Juan, La Union

Tel No. 072 682 8482

Globe: +63917-6401118

Smart: +63998-9785843

Email: reservations@sebaysurfcentral.com

Sebay is definitely a familiar name to the La Union crowd. Easily found both from the highway and the beach, this surfing school is perfect for beginners.

Here’s a list of their services:

Services Duration Price
Surfing Lessons 1 hour P400 (P200 board rental + P200 instructor’s fee)
Surfboard/Longboard Rentals 1 hour P200
Surfboard/Longboard Rentals Half day P500
Surfboard/Longboard Rentals Whole day P800
Kayak (two-seater) 1 hour P400
Kayak (one-seater) 1 hour P300
Frisbee 1 hour P100
Volleyball 1 hour P100
Boogyboard 1 hour P100
Skimboard 1 hour P100

Source: sebaysurfcentral.com

Sebay offers a variety of services apart from surf school. They also have a restobar, gameroom, room massage, function room, tour packages, and even diving lessons.

San Juan Surf Resort

credits to sanjuansurfresort.ph

Another famous surf school in the list, San Juan Surf Resort was founded by famous local surfer, Luke Landrigan. They offer internationally-acclaimed surfing lessons. They also host outreach programs such as Special Education – La Union (SPED) where they teach special children to ride the ocean.

Below are their rates:

Services Duration Price
Surfing Lesson with instructor 1 hour P400
Surf Guide 1 hour P500
Surfboard Rental 1 hour P200
Stand Up Paddle Board 1 hour P400
Kayak (2-3 pax) 1 hour P400
Body Board 1 hour P200
Skim Board 1 hour P100

Source: sanjuansurfresort.ph

HOW TO GET THERE

Via Commute

From Manila, ride a  Dominion or Partas bus bound to Vigan or Laoag City. Book via PHbus.com

Drop off at San Juan town along McArthur Highway.

Via Car

From Manila, take the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) then connect through Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) after the Dau exit. Connect to Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) and exit at Pozzorubio, Pangasinan. Follow the National Highway (MacArthur Highway) through Pangasinan and then La Union. Drop off at San Juan town.

WHERE TO STAY

Book your hotel in advance via Agoda.

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