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Nupura posted on 5th September

Catch The Wave: Five Schools In Goa That Will Teach You Surfing In One Day

Ten-Second Takeaway

Goa offers some of the best waves as well as schools to learn surfing in India. So if you are looking to learn this exciting sport, we have found five that will give you a crash course.

Banana Surf School

The Banana Surf school is located in Ashvem, and offers equipment as well as coaching. They have some great instructors who are patient and experienced.


Octopus Surf School

The Octopus Surf school is located in Morjim and is run by the ever popular Edy. He offers classes for adults as well as children and board rentals.

Kitesurfing School

The Kitesurfing school is also in Morjim and is run by Philippe, who has surfed in India, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean and certified over 100 students. He is very popular and an experienced hand at teaching surfing.



Surfwala School

Surfwala is located in Arambol, and based out of the well-known Surf Club there. This school is managed by a group of International surfers who have made Goa their home in their quest to promote and teach surfing in India.


Vaayu School

Vaayu located in Mandrem is part of the Vaayu Waterman’s Village hotel. It is located opp the Holy Cross Chapel on the Ashvem – Mandrem Road. So one can learn surfing with them, stay there and eat at the café.



May to October to October are the months to enjoy surfing in Goa, the rest of the year all the surf schools are closed. And all experts say that the Dona Paula Bay is the best place to surf for every beginner. However, mornings are also ideal for beginners when the sea is calm and one can try surfing in various beaches like Bogmalo, Miramar, Calangute, Arossim, Uttorda, Benaulim, Vagator, Baga etc.