Surfers with boards looking over horizon

Can’t wait to learn how to surf? Then take your surfing skills to the next level in Central America! 

For those in search of a top quality surf school in Nicaragua look no further! Rapture Surfcamps Nicaragua provides excellent surf lessons conducted by knowledgeable and experienced instructors in a friendly, comfortable and beautiful environment.

Our surf resort provides surf lessons in beautiful surroundings and a friendly, safe, and comfortable learning environment. The lessons take place in the best location for your level that day depending on tides and weather conditions and our surf camp is within easy reach from other surf spots, such as Playa Hermosa, El Yankee, Remanso and Popoyo.

The area around the surf camp experiences over 300 days of off shore winds, making it surfable every day of the year, and offers waves and breaks for all levels. Most beaches are great for beginners and for those developing their technique and every beach has its own charm.

Learn to surf in one of the best surf spot in Nicaragua

The lessons take place in Playa Maderas, which is known as one of the best surfing locations – and the premier beach for surf lessons – in the country. The beach is situated on the Pacific coast of Central America, only 15 minutes walk from the camp and 9 km north of San Juan del Sur – Nicaragua’s surfing and party capital and home to a number of great surf spots.

Our surf school takes advantage of the area’s fantastic conditions and brings in many years of surfing experience around the globe together with a wealth of local knowledge to offer you a surfing holiday out of the ordinary. While we are serious about surfing we also appreciate the finer things in life, such as delicious food, good company, comfortable accommodation and good times.

We will do everything in our power to make sure you get the best out of each and every aspect during your surf vacation!

Rapture Surfcamps Nicaragua Surf Lessons
Rapture Surfcamps Nicaragua Surf Lessons

About our Surf Instructors

Our qualified instructors at our surf school in Nicaragua are knowledgeable, experienced and enthusiastic. They possess a deep understanding of local surf spots and they will make sure you are having fun on the waves and improving your skills while keeping you safe at the same time.

Furthermore, they possess a deep understanding of local conditions and surf spots and will choose the best surf break according to your level and weather conditions that day.

Example schedule at our surf school in Nicaragua:

Lesson 1

  • Introduction to safety
  • Beach awareness
  • Surfing equipment
  • Paddling
  • Catching a wave
  • Standing up
  • Board control

Lesson 2

  • Stand up class
  • Catching a wave towards the shore
  • Stalling and accelerating
  • “Popping up”
  • Refining your stance

Lesson 3

  • Turning
  • Backhand and forehand techniques
  • Surf awareness
  • Developing your style

Lesson 4

  • Improving technique
  • Linking turns

Lesson 5

  • Linking top and bottom turns
  • Techniques for paddling out
  • Getting through white water
  • Going over “out of depth” waves
  • Coming out the back

Lesson 6

  • Riding green/unbroken waves
  • Angled takeoffs
  • Sitting on your board
  • Timing and selecting waves

Lesson 7

  • Back and forehand turns on the face of the wave
  • Using rip currents
  • Surfing with hardboards
  • Refining timing and wave selection
  • Positioning yourself in the lineup
Rapture Surfcamps Nicaragua Surf Lessons
Rapture Surfcamps Nicaragua Surf Lessons

Join us in our Surfcamp in Nicaragua

Rapture Surfcamps Nicaragua is located on the hills overlooking the jungle, the ocean and the beach.

You can choose from private or group lessons for all levels, whether you have never surfed before and need help catching your first wave or are an experienced shredder who’d like tips on improving technique and style. We love surfing and we love Nicaragua, allow us to share our stoke with you!

Not a bad place to come back to after your surf lesson in Nicaragua, right?
Improve your technique and style NICARAGUA

Playa Maderas is the perfect place for surf lessons in Nicaragua and has consistent waves every day of the year.