One of the coolest recent travel trends is the girlfriend getaway surfing safari. Imagine the exhilaration of communing with the ocean, incredible weather, laughing together, some yoga, and the freedom of just the girls, together, enjoying each other and the beach life.
We, of course, recommend that you start planning as early as possible and use the Triporama trip planner to do so. "But where should you go?" You may be asking right now. Well, it's a good thing we’re here to help...
Top 5-O-Rama girlfriend getaway surf camps You’ll have to decide on the when to go yourself based on schedules, the waves, and your skill level. But as for the where, please consider a few of our favorite girlfriend getaway surf camps.
Aloha Surf Clinics in Oahu, is where female pro surfer Nancy Emerson pioneered the Learn to Surf in One Lesson technique based on her 35+ years of teaching. Her girlfriend getaways provide surf lessons, walks, yoga, ocean awareness, cross-training core workouts and water safety. The Aloha Surf Clinic will help you and your best girlfriends improve your technique, “listen” to the ocean, and bring fun into surfing.
Girl in the Curl is located in Dana Point, California. These guys have 21+ years of surf instruction service. It’s held at Doheny State Beach which, if you’re a beginner, will be some of the best waves for your skill level. It’s sponsored by Roxy surf gear and is a certified school, offering half-day sessions during a week-long program with surf contest and awards on Friday.
Azucar Surf in Bocas Del Toro, Panama is the only private surf, boat-based retreat in the archipelago of Boca del Toro on the Caribbean side of Panama. Your days, beginner or expert, will be spent searching for waves and surfing from your private boat with a group of no more than six. The base for surfing will be an oceanfront home and includes yoga, snorkeling, biking, massage, and jungle hikes. This is a one of a kind experience where you and the girls get a chance to experience the culture of Panama and some of the best surf in the world.
Kelea Surf Spa has two popular and very well reviewed camps on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii and Malpais, Costa Rica some of the most famous surf locations in the world. What makes Kelea so great is that the camp in Costa Rica was the first all-female camp in Central America so you know they know how to take care of your girlfriend getaway. In addition to surfing the amazing waves while enjoying the beauty of Hawaii and Costa Rica, your group will enjoy, hiking, full body massages, spa facials and yoga included. orses, kayaking, scuba, kitesurfing and windsurfing (lessons) for additional costs. Here’s a great user submitted girlfriend getaway surf trip to Kelea Surf Spa.
Las Olas Surf Safaris for Women is the first ever surf camp just/exclusively for women. Their motto is “we make girls out of women,” which perfectly describes all the fun and bonding you will have here. Located right by the Bay of Banderas in Puerto Vallarta, the cabana/villas are beautifully designed with lots of unique features for great slumber parties. For surfing, the gentle waves in the warm water break easy and flow right into a sandy beach making it perfect for all skill levels. They’ve added yoga and spa amenities as well as spanish lessons, margarita making, beading, and Spanish lessons to their world famous surf lessons.