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Surfing Lessons in Varkala

Surfing Lessons in Varkala


Papanasam beach, the second most stunning cliff beach in the world is a perfect spot for beginners to start their surfing journey. You get white water and green waves throughout the season due to which a beginner can start and keep on improving his skills. Surfing in Varkala is for Surfers, Backpackers and Tourist as the mode of travel and accomodation is of all types.

  • Varkala
  • 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 and start catching green waves

Surf Boards
First Aid
place to refresh after the sessions

Varkala has a Railway station and is well connected with the major cities of Kerala by Bus and Train.

Nearest Airport is Trivandrum Airport

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


About the instructor

Akhi and Krishna would welcome you to Pasanasam Beach, Varkala who are ISA certified Surf Instructors! They are very happy souls always ready to teach anyone how to surf and make one experience the waters and breaks of the Indian ocean through Surf and Snorkelling trips. Surfing in Varkala with these guys will give you a sense of adventure and spiritualism