Best Surf Schools in Seminyak [2024 Guide]

Updated: March 2024

Now, what would a trip to Bali be without mastering some awesome surfing moves on your surfing board? Give it a try on Seminyak Beach, in between the lounging, cocktail sipping and sunset gazing. It gives quite a kick to be standing on your board, riding those waves to shore. The beach of Seminyak is great for surfing lessons as there are always waves and they usually roll to shore in a pretty straight line, making it perfectly suitable waves for beginners. With some good guidance, you’ll be able to catch some good waves by the end of your surfing lesson. When the surf is down, just stroll back home to your Seminyak villa and dip into the pool for a cool-off in a relaxed, private environment, surrounded by tropical trees. Wondering what surf school to pick? Here is our pick of best surf schools in Seminyak:

Santai Surf School

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Santai Surf School is a Balinese, family run surf school that opened its doors back in 2012. The friendly, professionally trained and ASI-approved surf instructors are ready to help you conquer the waves of the ocean on your surfboard. With knowledge of surf rescue and first aid, you can paddle out to sea with peace of mind, knowing you are safe. The lessons have a maximum of 3 students, assuring personal attention. You can also book yourself in for a private surfing lesson. One thing is for sure, you will have a blast! And, who knows, maybe you will be standing on your board like a pro by the end of the 2-hour surf lesson. Prices start from Rp. 400.000 p.p.

Santai Surf School, Double 6 Beach, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia
Tel: 0819-3653-8139. Open daily from 7 am to 6 pm.

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Bali Green Surf

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Fun surfing instructors with good English, lots of patience and great surfing skills. What more do you need? One lesson lasts 2,5 hours, and surely you’ll be up for some cold beers and sunset after these intense hours on your board, paddling in the ocean and riding those waves. Prices start at USD $45 per person for a group lesson of a maximum of 3 students, including a pick-up and drop-off at your private island accommodation in Kuta, Legian, Seminyak, Kerobokan or Canggu. Bali Green Surf also offers lessons for kids at USD $35 and there are family packages, too. How cool is that?!

Bali Green Surf School Jl. Drupadi 2 No.9, Seminyak, Bali, Indonesia.
Phone: 0878-8176-0313.
WhatsApp: +62 821-4462-5901
Opening hours: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

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Kima Surf

Kima surf school
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Kima Surf organises surf trips for all abilities to the best spots around Bali every single day, seven days a week. That means they offer up to 16 trips tailored for each surf level! They visit exciting surf spots in small groups, all with the best current, wind and swell conditions. Choose from six different experience options suited to your skills. We recommend their five-day Learn-to-Surf package to all starters, where they teach you the foundations of surfing. Soon enough, you’ll be hitting Bali’s legendary beach breaks, such as Gado-Gado, KuDeTa, Padma or Halfway and cruising through the waves in style!

Kima Surf,  Seminyak Jalan Camplung Tanduk Gang Puri Kubu II No. 63B, Kec. Kuta, Bali 80361
Phone: +44 (0) 20 8144 3140
Hours: Mon-Sun 7:00 – 23:00 (GMT +8)

Da Waves Surf

Da Waves Surf school
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Da Waves Surf offers surf lessons led by professional instructors in a safe, fun, and friendly environment. You’ll get to experience Bali’s world-renowned waves and make memories that will last a lifetime. This surf school offers many surf packages, including private beginner lessons that will document your progress on camera. Family and kids’ lessons are also available, with a surf instructor and a lookout to make sure your children are safe and having fun in the water. Their prices start at IDR 400 per person.

Da Waves Surf, Jl. Double Six, Seminyak, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali
Phone: +62 82341915509
Hours: Daily 6 AM -6 PM

Nuna Surf Bali

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At Nuna Surf, the instructors are truly passionate about what they do. They want to share their deep love for the ocean, and they do it by demonstrating how remarkably enjoyable and safe riding waves can be.  The folks at Nuna Surf firmly believe that surfing is a form of meditation, and when surfing with them, you’ll experience how it can positively transform your mood, setting the tone for the rest of your day. They have programmes for beginners who want to learn surfing and intermediate surfers who want to improve their skills. Nuna Surf is located at Double Six Beach, in front of Cykelky next to the Furama Xclusive Hotel. They also have surf schools in Lombok.

Nuna Surf Bali, Jl. Arjuna, Legian, Kec. Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Phone: +62 822 3658 9725
Hours: Daily 6 AM – 6 PM

Related: Bali Beach Guide

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