Learn to Surf Like a Local
$200 for a private lesson (1 person)
$250 for semi-private (2 people)
Wetsuit rental included
Dip a toe into the world of surfing. This 60-minute lesson with a Fulcrum Surf coach takes place near Alila Marea. A variety of breaks are easily accessible at Ponto Beach, connected to the resort by stairs, and at nearby Grandview Beach. Includes foam surfboard and premium wetsuit rental, plus a take-home Fulcrum Surf tee.
Fulcrum Surf is Alila Marea’s preferred surf instruction partner. Founded in 2003, Fulcrum provides surf lessons tailored to all ages and skill levels, and is fully insured, certified, and permitted; providing a safe, positive learning environment is their top priority.
Practice on sand
Practice in the water
HOLISTIC EXPERIENCES, THRILLING ADVENTURES
Wake Up to Wellness
Start your day inspired with one of Alila Marea’s daily morning wellness experiences that are included in your stay.
Our quiver of Almond and Firewire surfboards offers a variety of shapes and sizes suitable for all ages and levels.
Paddle to Adventure
Explore the Seven Sea Caves set in 75-million-year-old sandstone and La Jolla Ecological Reserve’s abundant marine life.
Discover Artist-In-Residence Aaron Chang
View beach life through Chang’s lens in a permanent exhibit of vivid, often large-scale scenes of sea and shore.
A Seaside Concert & Dinner Series
A series of intimate seaside music experiences with proceeds going to the Rob Machado Foundation.
Admire the Southern California coast
Admire the San Diego coast from above it all with an open-air biplane adventure by San Diego Sky Tours.
Tee off at San Diego’s top greens, including championship and private club courses, while taking in stellar ocean and canyon views.
Cycle the Coast
Take one of our electric-assist Electra Go! bikes for a spin along the coast.
Day at the Beach
Make your beach day even more idyllic with the help of our Beach Concierge.
Celebratory Moments, Holistic Experiences
Soak up the sun on one of our comfortable loungers or catch a sunset by the warmth of our fire pits.
San Diego Surf Tour
Get an in-depth introduction to the San Diego surf scene.
Serene Beach Walk
Crowned with breathtaking bluffs, soft white sand stretches along Encinitas for three miles with six beaches along the way.
Traverse the Trails
Away from the waves, Southern California’s natural beauty endures on land.
CELEBRATORY MOMENTS, LOCAL CULTURE
Tour the Craft Beer Capital
Cheers and toast your way along the coast on what Forbes named one of America's most unique beer tours.