The Beach is CallingFamily Fun

Bring the family to Carlsbad and rediscover how special coastal time can be. A haven for family and adult fun, Carlsbad offers surfing lessons, many water sports, the imaginative world of LEGOLAND CA and even stirring whale-watching or fishing adventures all nearby.

Surf Lessons and Gear

We Partner with a local company Surfin Fire Surf School, family-owned and operated and ready to teach you the basics. Learn basic surfing skills, techniques, ocean awareness and beach safety from experienced CPR/First Aid Certified instructors with a background in firefighting and life saving.

All Private and Group Lessons Include:

  • Round-trip transportation to and from Cape Rey (inform valet team of your scheduled surf lesson to arrange shuttle)
  • Surfboard Rental
  • Wetsuit Rental
  • Instructor

Private Lessons (1 person) 1.5 hours - $100 l 2 hours - $110
Group Lessons (2-3 people) 1.5 hours - $70 per person l 2 hours - $80 per person

Surf Lessons available all year round.

For reservations, call 760-438-0538 or email

Beach Packs All Year & Seasonal Beach Butler Service

We make beach days a breeze with our complimentary beach packs featuring umbrellas and beach chairs, beach towels and bottled water. Just ask valet for your beach pack and for how many before heading across to the beach.

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, we also provide a Beach Butler Service, where we have your spot on the beach ready for you when you hit the sand with pre-arranged loungers, umbrellas in place and fluffy towels just the way you like them. Our Beach Butler shuttle service leaves the resort several times daily for drop-offs and pick-ups at the beach nearby. See valet for a full schedule available during summer months.