Surf Lessons Nicaragua

On the lookout for top quality surf lessons in Nicaragua? Then you have come to the right place! Playa Maderas, which is within walking distance from the surf camp, is known as one of the best surfing locations in the country. The beach is situated on the Pacific coast of Central America, only 90 minutes from Managua Airport and 9 km north of San Juan del Sur – Nicaragua’s surfing capital and home to a number of great surf spots.

Our Nicaragua Surf Resort provides surf lessons in beautiful surroundings and provides a learning environment which is friendly and comfortable. The lessons take place in the premier beach for surf lessons in the country (Playa Maderas) and is within easy reach from other great surf spots, such as Playa Hermosa (Playa Hermosa), El Yankee, Remanso and Popoyo (link to Popoyo).

The area around the surf camp experiences 340 days of off shore winds, making it surfable every day of the year, and offer waves and breaks for all levels of surfers. Most surf beaches in the area are great for beginners and for those developing their technique. Every beach in the area has its own charm and offers surfing in beautiful surroundings.

The qualified instructors at our surf school in Nicaragua are skilled, experienced and enthusiastic. They possess a deep knowledge of local conditions as well as surf spots and can help you find the best times and breaks for your skill level.

Example schedule of surf lessons 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

Rapturecamps in Nicaragua is located on the hills overlooking the jungle, the ocean and the beach 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 touched a surf board before or have experience with challenging waves. We love surfing and we love Nicaragua – join us and see why!