Las Olas is a well-known surf retreat specifically for women. Founded in 1997, it has been dedicated to introducing women to the joys of warm water surfing. The retreat focuses on empowering women through the experience of surfing, camaraderie, and fun. The motto of Las Olas, “We make girls out of women,” highlights their mission to encourage women to embrace playfulness and empowerment.
Located in Puerto Vallarta, in the small town of Sayulita, Mexico, Las Olas is set against the beautiful backdrop of Banderas Bay. This rustic locale offers not only great surfing experiences but also a rich local culture with charming stores and restaurants. The retreat is designed for women of all surfing skill levels, from beginners to advanced, and the instruction is available in both English and Spanish.
Las Olas offers a variety of activities including daily surf classes, private lessons, and surf safaris to secret beaches. The accommodation provided is in the form of uniquely styled Cabaña Villas, each with a bohemian touch and attention to detail. The House Club de las Olas serves as the nerve center for surf classes and is a short walk from the town.
This retreat has garnered attention from numerous lifestyle magazines and has been recognized for its significant contribution to women’s adventure tourism. For more detailed information, you can visit their official website at Las Olas Surfing for Women and Total Surf Camp.