THIS PAGE WAS LAST UPDATED: May 2015
SURF AND SUP IN BANDERAS BAY
The prime surfing areas are located north of Puerto Vallarta, beyond Bucerias. Here the water is warm, the winds gentle, and the ocean provides over 20 breaks from Bucerias to the end of the point. Enjoy incredible offshore surf breaks as well as beach breaks in uncrowded waters. The areas off Sayulita and Punta Mita are internationally-known surfing destinations.
Coral Reef Surf Shop
114 Heroes de Nacozari
Bucerias, Nayarit, Mexico
Mexico Phone: 329.298.0261
Surfboard Rental Rates
Daily: $25 USD
Weekly: $125 USD
SUP Rental Rates
Daily: $40 USD
Weekly: $200 USD
Private Surf Lessons and Surf Guide Rates
First Person: $85 USDNext Person (up to max of 4 persons): $50 USD
This full-service surf shop offers private beginner lessons and intermediate coaching as well as surf board sales, and daily and weekly surfboard rentals. Stand Up Paddle Board rentals are also available. Rental equipment is replaced annually in order to provide customers with the newest rental boards in the area.
Surf and Roll
63734 Las Gaviotas
Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico
Mexico Phone: 52+333.814.1524
This Sayulita-based company offers surfing lessons in Sayulita and Punta Mita. Highly-qualified instructors (ISA, CPR and first-aid certified) offer customized surfing instruction along with great surfing equipment. No matter what your age or ability is, from beginner to intermediate, they will help you find the perfect wave! Surf and Roll also offers surf camps and surfing trips to: San Pancho, La Lancha, Burros, Anclote, La Bahia, Chacala, and San Blas. Rental equipment is also available. They have more than 100 high-quality boards to chose from, and carry all the major surf brands. At their store they offer a line of men and women’s bathing suits and surf apparel.
Office Hours: Monday- Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. / Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Mexico Phone: 52.329.291.3726
Operating in Sayulita, Mexico since 2005, Wildmex was named one of National Geographic’s Top 10 Surf Schools. They offer surfing instruction, surf board rentals and stand up paddle board rentals. Surfing school guests are covered by Wildmex’s insurance plan. Wilmex has more than 100 top-quality surfboards and 30 SUP boards from which to choose. They are the only company in Sayulita that is licensed and insured to transport guests to surf spots. Services include rash guards and wetsuit tops if needed. Surfers can safely store their belongings or just hang out at Wildmex’s Sayulita headquarters which is a half block before the beach at Sayulita Bay: From Puerto Vallarta take the Sayulita exit from Hwy 200, take a right at the fork in the road and continue to follow Revolucion Ave. After crossing the bridge take your first right and follow the street by the river all the way to the beach. A half block before you get to the beach the Wildmex headquarters is on the right.
Tranquilo Surf Adventures & Surf School
Calle Pez Vela #130
NVO Corral del Risco
Punta de Mita, Nayarit, Mexico
Mexico Phone: 01.329.291.6475
- Private or Group Lessons- 2 hours, all equipment included, along with boat transportation if necessary.
- Lessons are available on a daily or weekly basis.
- Instruction for all levels in both Longboard and Shortboard styles of surfing.
Owner Kemi Vernon, winner of international competitions, is originally from Morro Bay, California, and owner Josue Villegas is a local Punta Mita surfing legend. Their staff of highly-qualified surf instructors offer surfing clinics, camps, tours, and excursions. Surf camps include transportation from the Puerto Vallarta International Airport, lodging accommodations, lunch daily, equipment, instruction, and a one-hour massage. For clinics clients pick their own dates; there is a maximum of six persons, and the program is customized for groups of friends and/or family members.
Captain Pablo’s & Patricia’s Surf Lessons, Rentals & Tours
Calle Las Gaviotas #8
Beachfront in downtown Sayulita
Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico
Mexico Phone: 01.329.291.2070
Surfboard Rental Prices
Hourly: $5 USD
Daily: $20 USD
Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals
Hourly: $10 USD
Daily: $30 USD
Surf Lessons: $35 USD
Discounts available for groups of 3 or more. Weekly rate discounts available, just ask. All introductory surf lessons include a board, rash guard, dry-land instruction, surfing etiquette and safety precautions, and in-the-waves training to get you up and going.
Captain Pablo’s Adventures offers surf board rentals, lessons, and tours via Patricia’s Surf Lessons, which is part of the family business and run by Pablo’s wife Patty. With 10 years of experience in Sayulita, Patricia and her crew will get you up and riding. Patricia’s Surf Lessons cater to individuals and groups at any age, whether a beginner, intermediate or advanced. Patricia and Pablos’ sons are both Mexican national surf champions and sponsored riders, and are part of the team. Patricia’s also rents boards (fiberglass, epoxy, soft tops and foamies) and have over 100 boards of almost every size and shape to choose from. You can sell and / or buy a board here to! Patricia’s also features SUPs (stand up paddle boards) for beginners and for experienced stand up paddlers. A new up and coming water sport, perfect on the gentle waves of Sayulita.
Lunazul & Sininen Surf Shops (same ownership)
Lunazul Surf Shop
(Right next to Don Pedro’s Restaurant on the beach)
Mexico Phone: 01.329.291.2009
Sininen Surf Shop, Mexico Phone: 329.291.3186
Lunazul surfing lessons include:
- Surfboard, rashguard, leash and sunblock.
- A detailed explanation on land regarding equipment, safety and technique
- One hour surf instruction in the water
- An additional one hour surfboard rental free of charge
Surfboard Rental Prices
$5 USD – 1 hour rental
$20 USD – 1 day rental (from 9am to 5pm)
$30 USD – 24 hour rental
$150 USD – Weekly rental