During your Southern California Vacation at Newport Coast, there are plenty of adventures and activities for you to do on the days you are not at the resort. Besides visiting Disneyland, you can shop, dine your way around the county or go to Catalina Island, don’t forget Laguna Beach and Crystal Cove, Marriott does provide a shuttle bus to all the local options in orange county, ask at the front desk.

Learning to surf is another great local option – One wave surf School – They are open from 8 am through 6 pm daily and require an appointment – The primary location for classes is in Manhattan Beach. They offer private or semi-private, coaching lessons to surf or just improve your skills. Pricing depends on your needs and includes the use of wetsuits and surfboards, Surfboard rentals are also an option, they are a surf school, not a shop. Please call at least 24 hours ahead to set up a rental. [email protected] you may also book online. They have a package called the surf experience that has great reviews it is a one-and-a-half-hour lesson package. They note it as:

  • the perfect introduction to surfing for beginners as well as novice surfers
  • a fun, one-day surf lesson for vacationers, travelers, and professionals on-the-go
  • a great team-building exercise for company events
  • They provide everything required for your Surf Experience. Including the safest and highest quality equipment designed for beginners, including Surftech soft-top surfboards and Pro Teck Safety Fins. All you need to bring is beachwear, a towel, and a bottle of water.

The owner has developed distinct training programs: a comprehensive course to develop serious, independent surfers, and a one-day class providing the rush of riding a wave and has been teaching to a wide age range in private and small group sessions for over six years.