Paddle Board lessons

The Riviera Nayarit has become one of the favorite destinations for those who want to learn to surf or take paddle board lessons. Punta de Mita, Sayulita, San Pancho, and their surrounding areas are now Mexico’s favorite surf breaks thanks to their crystal-clear waters, ideal temps, and perfect waves.

There are several surfing and paddle boarding schools in the Riviera Nayarit where fans can take paddle board lessons and be rowing by the end of the first class. Incredible, isn’t it? This sport is becoming ever more popular and seems pretty easy, though it might put your abilities and your balance to the test. How about it?

Paddle Board Lessons in Sayulita

Sayulita is a favorite with the surfers who come from around the world seeking the perfect waves combined with a boho chic ambiance. There are professional paddle board schools on the beach and in town with specialized instructors that can lend you a hand—by the end of the first lesson, we’re sure you’ll have it down!

Go Paddle Boarding at La Lancha Punta de Mita

La Lancha, Punta de Mita is a favorite for surfers vacationing in the Riviera Nayarit. This beach is absolutely clean where some schools take their students for lessons. Once there, you’ll find plenty of local and foreign surfers waiting for the next wave. La Lancha is a very wide beach, so there will always be a wave to catch.

12 Beaches Ideal for Paddle Boarding

If you’ve already had the chance to paddle board in Sayulita and Punta de Mita, you still need to check out other beaches to paddle on—in fact, there are 12 of them, including:

Punta Burros

Anclote

La Cueva

San Pancho

Paddle Board Rentals in Sayulita and Punta de Mita:

If you’re a surfer who knows how to ride a wave and want to travel to the Riviera Nayarit without lugging our board, you can rent one here! The surfing schools offer options for board rentals by the hour, the day or the week so you can enjoy this surf paradise without traveling with your board and risking a bad ding.

Lesson duration:

Surfing and paddle board lessons last about two hours; we recommend calling ahead to make reservations.

Check our or Water Activities page to explore for vacation adventures in Riviera Nayarit including surfing vacations.

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