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
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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
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:
|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
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Sebay Surf Central National Highway,
Brgy. Urbiztondo San Juan, La Union
Tel No. 072 682 8482
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:
|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|
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
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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:
|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|
HOW TO GET THERE
Drop off at San Juan town along McArthur Highway.
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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