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Learn to surf on the Nicaraguan Pacific

Pacific Coast Nicaragua

Take a surf course or just rent a board and ride the waves in a world-renowned surfing destination.

San Juan del Sur's pounding breakers are a drawcard for surfers from all over the world, and it's easy to arrange a surfing lesson at one of the town's reputable surf schools.

Whether it's your first time surfing or you'd just like a few pointers on technique and the chance to test them out in a warm, wild environment famed for its big waves, there are classes for every level of ability.

Nicaragua
Pacific coast

Holidays Learn to surf on the Nicaraguan Pacific

From expertly designed Private Journeys to trail-blazing Group Tours, browse our range of carefully crafted holidays.

Granada Nicaragua

Private Journeys

Nicaragua / El Salvador

Undiscovered Nicaragua and El Salvador

19 days from £4,070pp

(based on two people sharing & excluding flights)

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  • Charlotte
    Charlotte Daubeney - Travel Expert

    Charlotte's fascination with Latin America began with a family holiday to Belize. She went on to study Spanish in school and at university before spending a year living in Santiago, Chile.

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    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert

    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.

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    Alex Walker - Travel Expert

    A globetrotter since her childhood, Alex spent a year studying abroad in Guadalajara and has returned to Latin America countless times since then.

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    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

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    Sally Dodge - Travel Expert

    A former Journey Latin America tour leader, Sally spent 7 years working, travelling and living throughout Latin America before returning to the UK to help people arrange their own adventures to this wonderful destination.

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    Juliet Ellwood - Travel Expert

    After graduating with a degree in Anthropology and History and having been fascinated by Latin America since childhood by the book featuring photos of Nazca, Juliet first visited the region in 2003. Since then, Juliet has visited the majority of countries in Latin America but has particularly extensive experience with Peru, a country she loves for many reasons but not least, its incredible archaeological richness and delicious food!

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