Frequently Asked Questions

Directions

Where is Mario Surf School located?

Our surf lessons are held 10 minutes south from the magic town of Todos Santos at Los Cerritos beach. and 45 min north from Cabo San Lucas. With it´s gentle waves and smooth, sandy bottom, Los Cerritos is one of the best beaches in all of Mexico for learning how to surf.


What are the directions to find us?

From Todos Santos
The directions to find us are: Take highway 19 south towards Cabo. Drive for about 10 Km then look for the sign that say Cerritos Beach Club. Turn right onto that road and take it down to the beach. Park in the parking lot near where the Cerritos Beach Club is located. We’re about 50 yards to the right of the Cerritos Beach Club looking at the ocean. Our beach setup is a big white tent where we also setup a rack with all the boards that we use for the school. It is very important to note that we do not work with anybody at the beach neither the Cerritos Beach Club, so please come to the big White tent and look for Mario or Chuy. Also you can look at the map for a graphic description.

From Cabo
The directions to find us are: Take highway 19th north to Todos Santos, when you get to the Km 67 marker start looking for the sign that says Cerritos Beach Club. Turn left onto that road and take it down to the beach. Park in the parking lot near where the Cerritos Beach Club is located. We’re about 50 yards to the right of the Cerritos Beach Club looking at the ocean. Our beach setup is a big white tent where we also setup a rack with all the boards that we use for the school. It is very important to note that we do not work with anybody at the beach neither the Cerritos Beach Club, so please come to the big White tent and look for Mario or Chuy. Also you can look at the map for a graphic description.


Lessons

After the surf lesson can I keep the board to keep practicing?

Yes, the board and the shaded camp area are included for the rest of the day.


What kind of boards are use for the surf lessons?

We only use Surftech Softops that are specially designed for the safety of the begginer and the people around him and for more advance clients we have a wide range of diferent fiber galss and epoxy surfboards for every skill level.


What do I need to bring for the surf lesson day?

Bathing suit, towel, water and sunblock.


What are the levels of surfing that MSS teaches?

We teach from brand new begginers level to medium advanced level clients.


What does the lessons include?
  • Bi-lingual instructors
  • Beginner soft top surfboards or regular surfboards for the most advance clients
  • Rash guards and wetsuits if need it
  • Shaded camp area (beach umbrellas and beach chairs)

What are the age range to learn how to surf?

We recommend our lessons from 5 years old to 70 year old.


General

When are the best time to learn how to surf?

Luckily we have great waves to teach surfing year around.


In case of transportation is needed, How does that work?

We provide transportation from the cabo area wich is what we call Surf Trips and that is explained on the next questions. Also we provide transportation from Todos Santos and Pescadero área for an extra charge of $ 10.00 usd round trip per person.


What time of the year is a wetsuit needed?

We only need spring wetsuits form February to June when the wáter gets around 72 degrees F, but we include them in the Price of the lessons. You are also welcome to bring your own wetuit if it’s your desire.


What are MSS days and hours working hours?

We work the 365 days of the year, from November to June (high season) from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and from July to October (slow season) from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.


Does the instructors speak english?

Yes, all the instructors speak good english.


Booking

What are the forms of payment?

You can book on line wich is the most effective way to do it, as once you pay online you get an automatic confirmation voucher email that have all the info you need to have your surf lesson.

We also accept credit cards at the beach or cash.


Do I need to book in advance?

Yes, is very important to book in advance to make sure we are available.


If I book for a lesson, Is my lesson going to be with a group or private?

All our lessons are private, so doesn’t matter if your party is 1 or 20 pax you will have your own private instructors and we never mix it with other parties.


Surf Excursions

How does the Surf Excursions works?

Our Surf Excursions take around 7 hrs and the pickup time is always flexible.

    Including:

  • Surf boards
  • Surf Lesson (in case of needed)
  • Round Trip Transportation in a private vehicle
  • Soft Top Surfboards
  • Rash Guard or Wetsuit if needed
  • Shaded Camp
  • Lunch

And the suggested itinerary is:

    Pick up time at 9:00 am at your resort
  • Get to the beach around 10:00 am
  • Surf Lesson (in case of needed) or surf session 10:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Lunch break 12:00
  • Second session until 3:00
  • Come back to your Hotel around 4:00 pm.

Rentals

How does the board rental works and what kind of boards are available?

We have two options. Option 1, is you can arrange the board that you want to pick it up on the beach on our working hours. Option 2, you can arrange for us to bring the baords that you need to your rental house of hotel prior your arrival, in both cases we provide softracks for your renatl car so you can move around freely to other beaches and a bar of wax.