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Learn to surf at the best surf breaks in the Bay of Banderas. Punta Mita offers a variety of options for different level surfers, from beginners to advanced. The water here is clean and at a perfect temperature year-round. Participating in this surf camp is an opportunity to really see your surf skills and confidence grow each day. Based on conditions and tides, you will experience a variety of surf breaks!
You will be provided five nights of accommodation at the Mita Surf House. Mita Surf House is a spacious home located just three blocks from a picturesque beach known for surfing and swimming. The guest room can either be arranged with a king bed or a twin bed.
Mita Surf House is spacious with plenty of fresh air breezing through the doors and windows as well as natural light. The organizers live in the house with their baby and enjoy an occasional visit from her 13 year old half-sister. There is plenty of space for everyone, and there are several outdoor spaces in which you can relax, look at the stars, and sunbathe.
Apart from their bedroom, attached terrace, and bathroom, guests also have access to the living room, dining room, and backyard. There is ample street parking, and there is a secure space to lock surf-boards and other sports equipment.
There is a shared safe deposit box, and the guest room has its own door lock. There are extra yoga mats to share, surf boards come with lessons if you are interested, and there is Wi-Fi in the property.
The first part of the lesson is on land to ensure participants are ready to enter and exit the ocean safely, and to practice the "pop up". Classes last for approximately two hours and include board, rashguard, and transportation.
You will learn how to read and ride waves and safely enter and exit the ocean, pop-up, and correct board positioning. International surf etiquette is also an important part of surf culture that will be reviewed during surf camps. There is great benefit in continuing with the same instructor for various days.
Intermediate surfers may work on their turning and learn to gracefully and safely get off a wave. Surf trips are designed for people who already know how to surf, but would still benefit from local knowledge and transportation. Mita Surf House look for the best spot depending on the surfer's experience and the conditions of the day. They are there to assist surfers as needed, but less instructional than in a surf lesson. Surf trips last for approximately two hours and include board, rashguard, and transportation.
Mita Surf House designed this option for experienced surfers and paddle surfers who have their own gear and transportation and plan to surf independently. A few hours with the local surf guide will familiarize you with popular, as well as lesser-known, surf breaks in the Bahia de Banderas.
While visiting as many of the twelve surf breaks you choose to see, Mita Surf House will share their knowledge of parking, where to enter and exit the break, what the underwater conditions are (rocks, reefs, and many more), and which tide leads to optimal surf conditions. You can select how many hours you would like to work with surf guides, surfing along the way if you wish.
This surf camp will be held in Punta Mita, Mexico. Mita Surf House is located in a residential neighborhood with many of the neighbors working in the fishing industry. There are several mini-grocery stores within walking distance, as well as a mix of upscale, waterfront dining options (in a neighborhood known as Anclote), and economical local taco stands.
Although you can walk to the beach, restaurants, taxi stand, and the bus stop from the surf house, a rental car is helpful for exploring the area.
The surf camp package includes daily breakfast. You are also free to stock cold beverages or fruits in the fridge, and Mita Surf House supplies a large tupperware box to store other snack items. They also supply clean drinking water.
You may want to take a short boat trip with to surf at La Bahia or El Farro with beautiful views of the Punta Mita peninsula. These breaks are slightly more advanced and remote. It costs 120 to 150 USD for four people.
Mita Surf House also offer an all-day surf excursion to Platanitos which is a secluded sandy bottom beach break, located two hours north of Punta Mita. It costs 90 USD.
Please book your flight to arrive at Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR).