The Best Surf Camps & Schools in Santa Cruz

by Roisin McAuley  |  Published April 23, 2021

About an hour and a half from San Francisco, Sant Cruz is a popular surf spot with both locals and tourists. Trendy eateries, galleries and vintage shops fill the beach city, making it a cool spot for a surf getaway. Its coastline offers a huge variety of waves, suited to all levels of surfer, so no matter your experience you can enjoy surfing here.

These shores are home to a range of surf schools and camps, which offer guests the opportunity of immersing in a surf getaway or taking lessons to build on their surf knowledge. Below we’ve selected four of the best surf schools and camps in Santa Cruz, taking into account past reviews, experience level and price.