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Beginner Surf lessons in Kerala

Beginner Surf lessons in Kerala


Surf lessons in Bekal, Kerala, a peaceful location with an isolated beach besides the fishermen’s cove is perfect to learn surfing and spend time in solitude. There are two types of beaches here, rocky and sandy. It’s for those who want to learn how to catch the white sea water waves as well as those who want to surf some advanced waves. The school out here has ISA certified instructors that will teach you the necessary skills of surfing as per your level.

  • Bekal, Kerala
  • Moderate
Day 1

Basic safety briefing, understand signalling and surfing etiquettes. Get to know your surf board. Practice getting up on land and then enter the ocean.

Day 2

Revise, learn to read waves. Practice popping up on the surf board till you ride out the waves. By this time you will gain some confidence on white water waves.

Day 3

Learn balancing and turning on boards and try catching unbroken waves. Practice because that will help you achieve your goal. Surf with your instructor.

Surf Boards
First Aid and
place to refresh after the sessions

Bekal has Railway station, Kannur and Mangluru are the nearby airports. From Bekal Bus stand, catch a bus or use the auto rickshaw to reach Pallikare beach.

Cotton/ Nylon T-shirt
board shorts/ costumes
Bottle of water
Sunscreen lotions


About the instructor

The school was started by two local homegrown surfers and is one of the best surfing schools in India. The head coach Dhruv is part of many surf schools and believes surfing is a way for spiritual well-being and is passionately dedicated to develop this sport in India.