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Best Family-Friendly Surfing Holidays And Camps In Asia

Learn To Surf And Camps Around Asia

Learn to surf with the kids at these awesome surf holidays teaching kids to surf with camps too.

Time to get your surf on! If the kids want to try their hand on a board, there are some amazing places in Asia and beyond to get your groove on – Bali, Australia, Sri Lanka, Maldives and beyond. Whether you’re a surf pro or a beginner learning to surf, the schools in Asia are some of the best. Here are some of our favorite places to enjoy a surfing holiday with kids in Asia. Many offer family surf camps just for kids too!

  • SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: SRI LANKA

    If you are heading to Galle in Sri Lanka, book up a family surf class or rent boards at Ahikava surf school.  It's a convenient place for all as there are places for families to hang out (even little ones) while the big kids give the waves a whirl.  There is also an excellent coffee + smoothie place attached and lots of great restos on the beach.  You can literally hang out here all day long!  The waves offer different levels, so little ones can surf the small ones while more advanced can head out to the more massive waves.

     

    Ahikava Surfing Schoolwww.srilankasurfingschool.com

  • SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: LOMBOK

    Lombok is becoming very popular as a surf destination for families. Lucky for us, there is family-friendly Novotel Lombok Resort and Villas which offers surf options for kids and adults of all ages...right at their doorstep via their partner The Perfect Wave! Located on the southern shore of Lombok island, there are over 10 surf breaks (beginner to expert) within a 15-minute drive from the resort including a reef break in front of the property.

     

    Novotel Lombok Resort And Villaswww.novotellombok.com

  • SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: THE MALDIVES

    The Maldives is a very popular surf destination for families with kids of all ages.  The Perfect Wave Surf Experience is the world's largest surf travel network, providing travelers with a range of services, from transport to accommodation, health insurance to surf lessons and a host of other service providers, to create the best surf experience possible. Their outfit in the Maldives offers families fantastic learning waves from resorts such as Holiday Inn Kandooma (a fabulous place to learn and grow on the waves) to live aboard holidays for families.  Another newsy launch this year is the new surf program by COMO Maalifushi in the Maldives.   In partnership with luxury surf company, Tropicsurf, surfers will experience a true atoll adventure, unparalleled elsewhere in the Maldives, with easy access to the Thaa, Laamu and Dhaalu Atolls in the archipelago’s remote southwest region.  The Surf Pass Programme is available on a seasonal basis between April and October. April is an excellent month for glassy conditions, while May signals the start of the rainy season. June to September offers larger swells and more consistency, while October tends to have smaller swells that are fairly reliable. Water remains at a nearly constant temperature of 30°C year-round.  See you there!

     

    The Perfect Wave, www.perfectwavetravel.com

    COMO Maalifushi in the Maldives (Surf Pass Programme)https://www.comohotels.com/en/maalifushi

  • SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: AUSTRALIA

    Australia is known for its surf spots, and there’s quite a few to choose from. In New South Wales, Byron Bay, Newcastle, Sydney and its south coast offer a superior swell. In South Australia, great surf beaches dot the Fleurieu, Yorke, and Eyre peninsulas as well as the Limestone Coast. In Western Australia, Perth, Margaret River, and Esperance are home to an abundance of surf beaches.

     

    Here are some of our favorite schools:

    Surf Camp, surfcamp.com

    Mojo Surf, www.mojosurf.com

    Wave Surf School, wavessurfschool.com.au

    Let’s Go Surfing, letsgosurfing.com

    Australian Surf Tours, australiansurftours.com.

  • SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: PHUKET

    With two locations at Patong and Kata beach, we recommend the more fam-friendly Kata location. Surf House Phuket is the place for non-stop surf action, fun music, great food & drinks, and the sights and sounds of island life. If you’re nervous about the sea, then try surfing here. The instructors are friendly and helpful, and they will guide you on posture and form. Check out the kid-friendly activities they have going on.

     

    Surf House Phuketsurfhousephuket.com

    Also, check out:

    Surf Camp Thailandwww.surfcamp-thailand.com

    Phuket Surfwww.phuketsurf.com

    Saltwater Dreamingwww.saltwater-dreaming.com

    Phuket Surfingwww.phuketsurfing.com

    Pearl of the Andamanwww.pearloftheandaman.com

  • SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: BINTAN

    Nirwana Gardens is conveniently located a quick 10-minute car ride from the ferry terminal. This resort offers family-friendly accommodations, including villas for larger groups, and resort rooms for single families. There’s a wide variety of watersports you and the kids can take part in. You choose and the instructor will take you out for an afternoon of fun in the sun.

     

    Nirwana Gardens, Jalan Panglima Pantar, Lagoi 29155, Bintan Resorts, Indonesia, +65 6323 6636, reservation@nirwanagardens.comwww.nirwanagardens.com

    Also, check out:

    Kitoonswww.kitoons.asia

    Singapore Kite Surfingsingaporekitesurfing.com

    Outer Quadrantouterquadrant.com

  • SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: HONG KONG

    Located on the stunning beaches of Pui O on Lantau Island, Treasure Island offers summer camps for kids, family overnight camps, and even birthday parties. By ferry, it’s under an hour from Central, but with the near-empty beaches and gorgeous surf, don’t be surprised if you thought for a minute that you’d jumped on a plane. Check out Little Steps round-up of Riding The Waves In Hong Kong.

     

    Treasure Island Surf Camp, Pui O Beach, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, inquiries@treasureislandhk.com, www.treasureislandhk.com

    Also, check out:

    Surf Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/SurfHK

  • SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: NUSA LEMBONGAN

    Surf's Up! Nusa Lembongan is a small island located off the southeast coast of Bali and is quickly becoming Bali's most popular attractions, and is only a quick boat trip way. This island is home to one the best surf spots; it has is some the clearest waters you'll find in this world, a vibrant aqua blue. This tiny paradise is a magical place for surfing! Newbies can sign up for lessons with Monkey Surfing or Newbro surf schools and visit the Playgrounds break for a gentle introduction to the sport.

     

    Here are some of our favorite schools:

    Monkey Surfingmonkeyactivities.com

    Newbro Surfnewbrosurfing.com

    Star Surf Campswww.starsurfcamps.com

    Lembongan Surf Lessonswww.lembongansurflesson.com

  • SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: BALI

    Bali is famous for its surf. Bali has some of the world’s best beaches, where some of the most famous surfers like to play. If the kids want to learn to surf this is one of the best places in the world to do it. Some amazing instructors will look after your kids on their boards and make sure they will be safe and having an awesome time. Surf's up!

     

    Here’s some of our favorite schools:

    Pro Surf School, www.prosurfschool.com

    Odyssey Surf School, www.odysseysurfschool.com

    Up 2 Surf School, www.up2usurfschool.com

    Rip Curl School Surf, www.ripcurlschoolofsurf.com

    Bali Green Surf, www.baligreensurf.net

    Bali Surfing Camp, www.balisurfingcamp.com

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    SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: SINGAPORE

    Surf’s up! This 70,000 square foot multi-entertainment space features wave simulators, restaurants, two beach bars, live DJs, and surf events. Learn the basics and flow like a pro with FlowLessons or just pose like a pro at the Surf Shop. Watch for holiday surf camps and seasonal promotional packages! This is a great way to burn off some energy. Kids can try to go it alone or work with an instructor.

     

    Wave House Sentosa, 36 Siloso Beach Walk, Sentosa, Singapore 099007, +65 6377 3113, sentosa.com

    Also, check out:

    Academy of Surfing, www.academyofsurfing.com

    Surf Set, www.surfset.sg

    SUP School, www.supschool.com.sg

  • SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: PHILIPPINES

    The Philippines is one of the best places in the world for surfing. Its laidback vibes on the coastline are contagious, soon you and the kiddos won't want to leave this surfing hotspot! The Philippines consists of 7,107 islands, each of them is a potential surfing spot. Many of the world’s best competitions are held here. For kids who like to surf, this is the place to go. The beaches are pristine, the surf is high and the fun is abundant.

     

    Here are some of our favorite schools:

    Surf Camp Siargaosurfcampsiargao.com

    La Union Surf Schoolwww.launionsurfschool.com

    Academy of Surfing, www.academyofsurfing.com

    Soul Ridersoulridercamp.com

    Surfing Philippinessurfingphilippines.com

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    SURFING SCHOOLS AND CAMPS: VIETNAM

    Not traditionally known for its surf, this is an up and coming place to go. Vietnam has stunning beaches which go on for miles. Here you and the kids can have fun in the sun as you learn to surf. The instructors are patient, and the kids will have a swimmingly good time.

     

    Here are some of our favorite schools:

    Danang Surf School, danangsurfschool.com

    Surf Vietnam, www.surf-vietnam.com

    Shack Vietnam, www.shackvietnam.com

    Surf Point Vietnam, www.surfpoint-vietnam.com

    Da Nang Surf School, www.facebook.com/danangsurfschool/

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