Paddle Zone Puerto Vallarta

Experience it for yourself.

Rather than completely winging it—Come and get real comfortable on a paddle board learning from one of our trained and skilled instructors.

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The basics

WHAT • An introductory group class on stand up paddle boarding + time to practice and cruise on your own in Mismaloya Bay (2 hours total)

WHEN • Available Tuesday through Sunday at 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm

WHERE • Paddle Zone and Mismaloya Bay

COST • 700 MXN pesos per person

The details

Our team will welcome you at the time of your scheduled lesson at our little surf shop on Mismaloya Beach, seven miles to the south of Puerto Vallarta.

After you get settled in, we will dive into your lesson— covering:

  • A thorough warm-up and on-land preparation

  • Theory and anatomy of a Stand Up Paddle Board

  • Stand Up Paddle techniques and maneuvers

  • Possible risks, hazards, and essential safety information

  • An open water exploration of Mismaloya Bay

A Stand Up Paddle Boarding Lesson lasts for two hours. Group lessons are available for three to six people (maximum six people per instructor) at 9AM, 11AM, 1PM, 3PM, and 5PM Tuesday through Sunday. The cost for a Professional SUP Lesson is 700 MXN pesos per person.

We also offer private and semi-private lessons for single individuals and couples for a more customized experience.

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  • Equipment rental (board, leash, paddle, lifejacket)

  • Professional instruction with personalized service

  • Fresh filtered water at our shop

  • A secure place to store your belongings during your lesson


  • Comfortable bathing suit or water clothing to move and get wet in

  • Dry change of clothes

  • Towel to dry off

  • Earth-friendly sun protection (ie. hat, inexpensive sun glasses, long-sleeved rash-guard, coral-friendly biodegradable sunscreen)


Keep in mind…

No previous paddle experience is required to participate in this offering.

Ages 8+

Gratuity is not included in the price of your lesson.

Please refer to our company’s terms and policies for additional details on the conditions of your booking.