Orange County

Orange County surf lessons at historic, scenic beaches

Wavehuggers has been offering Orange County surf lessons, both private and group surf lessons for several years. Our surfing instructors have unmatched experience in offering beginner and intermediate surf lessons at the best spots along Orange County beaches located in Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, San Clemente Beach, and San Onofre Beach. Surf board, wetsuit, and all surfing equipment included with each private or group surf lesson.

Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach is a classic beach break in Orange County, California. It catches any swell on offer and can will often have a wave even if other spots along the coast are flat. The best time to surf is in winter when bigger swells are on offer and the summer crowd are no longer surfing. This long stretch of beach produces some classic hollow waves when the conditions are right.

Huntington Beach has remained a popular spot for students looking for a high energy surf spot where the pros compete. Read more »

Newport Beach

Most of the year, the Wedge is even considered too raucous for most traditional surfers. Happily, though, any surfer (or bodysurfer) has plenty of other options along Newport Beach’s eight-plus miles of coastline. Despite its world-class credentials, you won’t find much serious-surfer attitude or territorialism along the beaches of this Orange County town—but rather a mellow, welcoming vibe.

Newport is a favorite surfing spot among our professional instructors for Orange County surf lessons because of its rich history and storied surfing culture. Read more »

Laguna Beach

Featuring over seven miles of coastline, the seaside town of Laguna Beach boasts some of the most legendary surf spots in Orange County, California. Waves are consistent throughout the year, providing plenty of surfing opportunities for surfers of all levels, while beaches like Thalia Street Beach cater exclusively to surfers. Accommodations near the beach make Laguna Beach a terrific destination for your next surfing vacation.

Laguna Beach surf lessons usually attract surfers with a little more experience who are looking for a challenge. Read more »

San Clemente Beach

Sandwiched between the urban sprawl of Orange County to the north, and the bomb-blasting expanse of Camp Pendleton in the south, San Clemente is the unpolished, yet decidedly wave-rich, jewel of the region.

San Clemente forms one of the most consistent, and wave-rich zones in Southern California. Furthermore, its geography means that it is exposed to both winter northwest swells and summer time souths, and is equally receptive to both.

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San Onofre Beach

One of the top five most-visited state parks in California, San Onofre is a historical surf break that offers some of the best learning waves in California. This reef break produces mellow waves that are PERFECT for beginners and for long boarders of all skill levels.

In addition to being a famous surf spot, this beach is also known as wonderful hang out spot for families and friends.

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