our Surf lessons


Our lessons are made up of 8 people for 1 monitor and the supervision is done in the water for more personalized advice. You are covered by the Insurance of the French Surfing Federation. For optimum safety, the school favours low tide for the dispensation of its courses. When is the low tide?

great tools

We supply everything you need, just bring a towel and a swimsuit with you. We’ve a wide array of boards available suited to your level, for more safety and comfort to help you learn quicker.

great coaching

Biarritz Paradise Surf School has a team that’s been together for years, they are: Ken Chii Koon Yau - former pro surfer of the Tahitian team, fifth at the world championship in South Africa, Alexandre Comet member of the France team for 5 years And Mathieu Cerramon multiple champion of Biarritz, champion of French masters 2010 and 2016, co-founder and first coach of the BASCS, with which he won the first championship for France clubs in 2001. Our school only employs educator certificate or professional certificate holders. The team teaches in French, English and Spanish (and a little Russian)

Our school is labelled French surf school committed to  respecting the quality charter of the FFS.

Our school is labelled French surf school committed to respecting the quality charter of the FFS.



  • Lesson are 8 people maximum for 1 instructor
  • Our highly-experienced instructor holds surf training certificates
  • All equipment is provided (board, wetsuits, etc.) - you can continue to use materials after your lesson (1H/10€) let us know in advance
  • For optimum safety, the school favours low tide for the control of its surfing lessons

Surf discovery

You will experience the joys of catching a wave and start standing at the end of the session.


1x 1.5-hour surf lesson

the weekender

2x 1.5-hour surf lessons

the long weekender

1 lesson a day for 3 days
You’ll master popping-up and riding the wave.

the week 5

1 lesson a day for 5 days
You’ll learn the next stages and begin to drop into the wave, for the more advanced perfecting your take off and master turning.

the week 6

1 lesson a day for 6 days



2 lessons a day for 5 days
Much faster progression in becoming a surf master, this course does require you to be in a good physical condition to get the most from it.


Happiness!!!!: The team is made of genuine Basques and Polynesian surfers the waves that travelled around the world, participated in many competitions and share their passion with authenticity and above all fun! Top mentality !! Big thank you to all the guys! Now we are addicted to Biarritz in large part thanks to you. See you next year
— Trip advisor user, Virrr10 (translated)

private SURf lessons

private SURf lessons

  • Just you and a teacher
  • Personalized advice, you will benefit from all the know-how and tailor-made for faster progression.
  • All equipment is provided (board, wetsuit etc.)
  • Our highly-experienced instructor holds surf training certificates
  • Insurance is included (by The French Federation of Surf)

private SURF lesson

1-hour developementAdditional person 45 / 50* €

Surf lesson for intermediates


  • Intended for experienced surfers with a minimum of three years’ practice, able to ride waves from 1m to 1m50, turn, carve and comfortable with surfing.
  • Group sizes are reduced to 4 people maximum. We include video analysis, technical assessment, objectives of progress.
  • You will perfect your water placement, style and take off, plus bottom turns, focus on speed and using the full height of the wave for better manoeuvres.

mini course

1.15-hour lesson a day for 3 days

week course

1.15-hour lesson a day for 5 days

Biarritz surf Guide

Biarritz surf Guide

  • Get off the beaten path and come share more than just surfing
  • Discover the spots of the Basque coast and the Landes (From Hendaye to Hossegor)
  • We will take you to the best local spot at the best times of the tide.
  • Mornings we make a plan, checking different surf spots (with coffee and croissants for early risers) and ideas of what to explore nearby those breaks
  • Prices include guide, equipment, shuttle to the surf spot and insurance.

half day

Additional person 60 €.
Max 3 people.

full day

Additional person 70 €.
Max 3 people.

group surf

group surf

Wedding and Parties, Seminars, Team Building, Bachelor Party


Have an unforgettable time with friends or colleagues learning to surf. Costumes allowed and photos taken of the session. 1.5-hours.Minimum group size of 8. Price per person.

mega sup!

Ride the giant, 1 hour, 4 people and 1 instructor all surfing the same board, a unique experience you have to try! Costumes allowed.

Biarritz Sup Rental, Biarritz La côte des basques

Stand Up Paddleboarding


Initiation courses no matter what your fitness is, is for exploring and getting accustomed to being on top of the water. 1-hour lessons in groups of 4 people maximum.


1x 1-hour lesson

the long weekender

3x 1-hour lessons