Frequently Asked Questions
LEARNING TO SURF WITHOUT SWIMMING SKILLS
At Mantra Surf Club, we’re dedicated to making surfing an inclusive sport. Even if your swimming skills are limited or you can’t swim, you can still experience the thrill of surfing with us. Our lessons take place in shallow waters where you can always touch the bottom. If you’re comfortable in the water, join us to learn how to surf and ride your first waves.
AGE LIMIT FOR SURFING
SURFING FOR ALL LEVELS
I have prior surfing experience. Can you help me advance my skills or provide intermediate and advanced instruction?
Absolutely! Mantra Surf Club offers lessons for all levels of surfers, from beginners to those looking to improve their skills at an intermediate or advanced level.
COST OF LESSONS
GROUP TRIP ARRANGEMENTS
What’s the best way to plan a group surfing trip with Mantra Surf Club?
For group trips, we offer all-inclusive packages at our Mangalore location. These packages can include accommodations, meals, surf lessons, and various water sports activities. We have accommodation options to fit different budgets. To organize a group trip, please get in touch with us directly for tailored planning.
JOINING THE MANTRA SURF CLUB TEAM
Can I rent surfboards from Mantra Surf Club?
Yes, we offer surfboard rentals for individuals with previous surfing experience who have taken lessons with us.
DO I NEED TO BUY SPECIFIC SURFING GEAR?
You won’t need to purchase specialized surfing equipment like surfboards, leashes, or life jackets. Mantra Surf Club provides these items as part of our lessons and packages. However, for your comfort and protection, we recommend that you bring or purchase personal items such as rashguards, boardshorts, and sunscreen. These are essential for your surfing experience and well-being, and we encourage surfers to have these items readily available for their sessions.
PAYMENT METHODS ACCEPTED
Where can I find accommodations while surfing with Mantra Surf Club?
We’d love to host you at Mantra Surf Club, whether you’re a beginner or looking to improve your surfing skills. We offer a variety of accommodation options to suit different budgets, ranging from shared dorm rooms to mid-range and high-end rooms.
ADDITIONAL WATER ACTIVITIES
Our backyard is a water playground, you can participate in a range of water sports, including kayaking and stand-up paddling. These activities not only provide fun but also enhance your ocean knowledge and surfing skills.
NUMBER OF LESSONS NEEDED
How many lessons are typically required to become proficient at surfing?
The number of lessons needed varies from person to person. While many people can stand up and ride waves after their first lesson, progress can differ. We recommend taking as many lessons as you can and practicing regularly to improve and enjoy this exciting sport.
MANAGING LARGE GROUPS
Can Mantra Surf Club accommodate large groups?
Absolutely! Mantra Surf Club has the expertise and facilities to handle large groups at our Mangalore base. Whether it’s a single session, an overnight stay, or an extended visit, we can tailor a program to meet the specific needs of your group. We provide professional programs for schools, school camps, corporate groups, or any group interested in water activities or customized experiences. Please contact us for more information.
BRINGING YOUR OWN SURFBOARD
Can I bring my own surfboard to Mantra Surf Club?
Certainly, you’re welcome to bring your own surfboard if you have one. We also provide storage options for your board.
PRIVATE SURF LESSONS
Do you offer private surf lessons at Mantra Surf Club?
Yes, we offer one-on-one private surf lessons for individuals seeking personalized coaching and instruction.
DRESS CODE FOR SURFING
Is there a specific dress code for surfing at Mantra Surf Club?
There’s no strict dress code for surfing, but we recommend wearing comfortable swimwear or rash guards for a more enjoyable surfing experience.
What does a typical surf package at Mantra Surf Club include?
Our surf packages generally include surfboard rentals, professional instruction, and sometimes additional features like transportation, meals, or accommodations, depending on the package you select.
SPECIAL SURFING SESSIONS
Can I book a special surfing session for a special event or celebration?
Absolutely! We can arrange customized surfing sessions for events, celebrations, corporate outings, team-building, and more. Simply let us know your requirements, and we’ll work with you to create a memorable experience.
CAPTURING YOUR SURFING MEMORIES
At Mantra Surf Club, we offer the option to add photography and videography services to your surf lesson for an additional cost. Our experienced photographers and videographers will document your surfing journey, ensuring you have lasting mementos of your time with us. Please inquire about availability and pricing when booking your surf lesson. We’re here to help you preserve those unforgettable moments in the surf.