Nicaragua Surf School

For those in search of top quality surf lessons in Nicaragua – look no further! Our surf school provides excellent surfing lessons conducted by quality instructors in a friendly, comfortable and beautiful environment. The qualified instructors are skilled, experienced and enthusiastic. They possess a deep knowledge of local conditions and spots and will teach you according to your level.

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 10 minutes walk from the camp and 9 km north of San Juan del Sur – Nicaragua’s surfing capital and home to a number of great surf spots.

Our surf school takes advantage of the area’s great conditions and brings in our many years of surfing experience and knowledge to provide 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 holiday!

Example schedule of surf lessons in Nicaragua:

Lesson 1
Introduction to safety
Beach awareness
Surfing equipment
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
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

Rapturecamps in Nicaragua is located on the hills overlooking the jungle, the ocean and the beach Playa Maderas (link to Playa Maderas), which is the perfect place for surf lessons in Nicaragua. You can choose to take private as well as group lessons fit for any level, whether you have never surfed before or are an experienced shredder. We love surfing (link to surfing Nicaragua) and we love Nicaragua – join us and see why!