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Get ready to catch the waves and embark on an unforgettable surfing adventure with us. Whether you’re a complete beginner eager to learn the basics or an experienced surfer looking to refine your skills, our surf school is the perfect place to dive into the world of surfing.

At “Ride a Waves”, we believe that the ocean is a classroom like no other. Our team of passionate and experienced instructors is dedicated to providing you with top-notch instruction, guidance, and support as you ride the waves. We create a safe and encouraging environment for all ages and skill levels, ensuring that everyone feels comfortable and confident in the water.!

Love to Surf? We love surfing and guess what?! We also love sharing all we know about surfing with our students. Our spot is perfect for beginners and advanced level. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

No, prior experience is not required. Our surf school welcomes students of all skill levels, including complete beginners. Our expert instructors will provide comprehensive lessons and guidance tailored to your individual needs.

We recommend bringing swimwear, a towel, sunscreen, and a water bottle. We provide all the necessary surf equipment, including surfboards and wetsuits. If you have your own gear, feel free to bring it along.

Our surf lessons usually last around two hours, including both theory and practical instruction. However, the duration may vary depending on the specific package or program you choose.

We welcome students of all ages! Our instructors have experience working with children, teenagers, adults, and even seniors. Safety is our priority, and we ensure appropriate instructor-to-student ratios to accommodate different age groups.

We closely monitor weather conditions and ocean forecasts to ensure the safety and optimal learning conditions for our students. In the event of inclement weather or unsuitable surf conditions, we may reschedule the lesson or offer alternative activities.

Yes, our instructors are highly experienced and certified by recognized surf organizations. They have undergone extensive training and possess the necessary qualifications to teach surfing techniques, ocean safety, and first aid.

Yes, we offer private lessons for individuals or small groups who prefer one-on-one instruction. Private lessons allow for personalized attention and a more customized learning experience. Please contact us for more information and pricing.

We understand that plans can change. If you need to cancel or reschedule your surf lesson, please notify us as soon as possible. Our cancellation and rescheduling policies may vary, so please refer to our terms and conditions or contact us for specific details.

Learning to surf is a personal journey, and the number of lessons needed can vary depending on individual progress and goals. While some students may achieve their desired skills within a few lessons, others may choose to continue lessons for ongoing improvement and enjoyment.

Yes, we offer surfboard rentals for those who want to practice on their own after completing lessons or for experienced surfers looking to enjoy the waves. We have a variety of surfboard sizes and types available. Rental prices and terms can be found on our website or by contacting us directly.

What our customers say

Aman S
Aman S
2023-06-26
Great surf lessons Shan was an amazing instructor, he got me riding green waves within a few days and had a lot of fun in the process. Very friendly staff and they really make you feel welcome and safe. Will be visiting them again soon!
Francesca C
Francesca C
2023-06-25
Amazing teaching and experience Shaun was my teacher during a week trip in Sri Lanka to learn surf, and have to say I recommend the 1. Experience 2. Shaun as a teacher 3. The location.Shaun was patient and encouraging, and he managed to get the out of the water and surf while having fun the whole time. The place has amazing views (watch the sunsets), amazing water and somehow many similar waves (beginner spot for me) which made it easy to learn. Looking forward to a next trip.
GlebSh
GlebSh
2023-06-14
Много внимания и заботы - Шан Шан один из лучших инструкторов с кем доводилось работать. Внимание и забота. Всегда с позитивным настроением .
MAKSIM
MAKSIM
2023-06-14
Great Serf Это был мой первый опыт и с Шаном мы сразу нашли общий язык. Не взирая на мой слабый английский он отлично показывал и реально учил, а не просто тянул время. Всегда на веселье и заряженный. На 3 занятии я уже плотно стоял на доске, из 20 заходов упал только 3 разаРекомендую
Reda Q
Reda Q
2023-06-14
Amazing A lifetime experience! I won’t forget how good and friendly people were, also the good vibes and chill nights ✨✨
Bec F
Bec F
2023-06-13
Really great surf instructor for first time surfer Awesome experience learning to surf with Shan. He was such a great instructor that I decided to extend my stay in Welligama so I could do lessons every day!
Paulina K
Paulina K
2023-06-13
Surf lesson with Shan Shan is a very good surfer and good and profesional instructor as well. I had a chance to be his student in Sri Lanka and I would recomend his lessons to everyone! I made progress with him so much faster. He is very dedicated teacher and fun person as well. Hope to be back soon :)
Shan T
Shan T
2023-06-12
Best surf instructors and great place Best lessons in Sri Lanka!I went with my family all the workers are Super friendly also teachers who involve a lot and treat everyone individually. Also variety of surfboards to choose. and we made a huge progress in surfing and had a lot of fun. Whoever go Sri Lanka we recommend Ride A Wave Surf School See you soon 🤙🏄‍♀️🏄‍♂️🔥👌
Memorten
Memorten
2023-06-12
Top-choice surfing school in Weligama Fantastic, friendly and "easy to like" surf instructor, Shan. I had my first surfing experience here. The instructor made me feel safe, was very patient, fun and gave good instructions along the way. This made me stand up on the board and ride the waves during the first lesson. Shan has many years of experience both as a surfer and as a surf instructor. I have come back to him several times after that to have fun and learn more. This school is my top-choice in Weligama:)
Juliette P
Juliette P
2023-06-12
Amazing surf lesson I booked a lesson with Shan. I couldn’t stand on the board, I was so bad and also I was afraid of the ocean. But thanks to him, I’ve been able to stand on the board and I am not afraid of the ocean anymore☺️ He also gave me a coconut after the lesson, so kind🥥Thank you so much Shan. By far the best surf instructor. When I’ll be back to Welligama, I will want more surf lessons with him 🏄‍♂️