Pacific Beach is one of the most famous places in San Diego to surf. The sport is part of the local culture of California. It is passed down from generation to generation with parents teaching their children. Of course, tourists also take the opportunity to learn to surf and enjoy this experience.
Pacific Beach is a solid local surf spot with a variety of breaks and a seriously unique and lively atmosphere, worth a visit for any local or traveling surfer, and for those who are eager to learn how to surf and improve their skills.
“P.B.”, as it is affectionately called by the locals, is also one of the best-known beaches in California, with a large boardwalk of 5 km very disputed by visitors, cyclists, and skaters.
The neighborhood infrastructure is great, ideal for those who really want to experience the California vibe more closely. The southern part is also the busiest part of the beach, where you can find everything. Rent bikes, sit at beach bars, and great restaurants, especially on sunny summer afternoons.
As surfing is part of the local culture, San Diego is one of the best places in the world to learn it. If you want to learn to surf during your trip to San Diego, you will find many good schools around the city that offer lessons for beginners and advanced surfers. And, we really recommend Pacific Beach to start, it is a constant beach break great for all levels of surfing.