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Surf & Yoga Weekends in Cornwall

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Our popular Surf & Yoga weekends in Cornwall are a great opportunity to learn to surf or improve your surfing in a relaxed fun environment with other like-minded women.. no pressure!

Come on your own or with friends, and learn to surf or progress your surfing in a safe and friendly environment with our ISA qualified female surf coaches.

When you are not in the waves you can explore the stunning beaches on your doorstep, walk the coastal path, relax in the spa, explore the surfy shopping and cafes vibes of Newquay, hang out in the good company of your fellow Surf Sistas and enjoy your own special Surf Sistas goody bag!

What.An.Amazzzzzing.Weekend!!  It was just fabulous fabulous fabulous.  The instructors were really great, really encouraging, I was really delighted with them and all their help. I have a pain in my face from smiling and laughing so much, often for no other extraordinary reason other than being in the sea.  My soul feels nurtured and revitalised, I am so grateful.

Aoife, Ireland, Surf & Yoga Weekend in Cornwall


  • Small group coaching will accelerate your learning curve and ensure you feel supported to achieve your surfing goals. Whether that’s to stand up, to paddle out confidently or to cross-step to the nose.
  • Stay on Newquay’s stunning Pentire headland, in a beautiful 4 star hotel overlooking the waves
  • Restore and renew your surf tired limbs in our Surf Sistas Yoga session
  • Enjoy a fun, inclusive and supportive environment with like-minded ocean loving women.
  • A chance for an easy weekend getaway, just book your spot and let us take care of everything else!


17-19 May (SOLD OUT)
7-9 June (SOLD OUT)
19-21 July (only 2 spaces)
13-15 Sept


South Fistral Beach, Newquay, Cornwall, UK

2024 PRICES:

With accommodation from £499 per person
Without accommodation £239 per person
Add Return travel from London on our Surf Bus for £110


  • 3 surf lessons tailored to your ability level with our Surf Sistas coaches
  • Surfboard rental
  • Wetsuit rental
  • Yoga for surfers class
  • 2 nights accommodation in 4 star beachside hotel in Newquay (choose shared twin/double room or single occupancy double room)
  • Use of hotel pool, hot tub & sauna
  • Delicious Breakfasts
  • Welcome drink on Saturday evening
  • Group table reservation at one of our favourite restaurants on Saturday night
  • Surf Sistas host on hand all weekend to help you make the most of your time at the beach and in Newquay!
  • Photographs of you surfing in an online gallery to download
  • A lovely Surf Sistas goody bag to take home

Optional Extras:

  • Spa treatments and massage (please ask about these when you book)
  • Return travel from London on our Surf Bus (Available May, June & July only)


  • 3 surf lessons tailored to your ability level with our Surf Sistas coaches
  • Surfboard rental
  • Wetsuit rental
  • Yoga for Surfers Class
  • Group table reservation at one of our favourite restaurants on Saturday night
  • Surf Sistas host on hand all weekend to help you make the most of your time at the beach
  • Photographs of you surfing in an online gallery to download
  • A lovely Surf Sistas goody bag to take home


Our all-female Surf Sistas coaching team are dedicated to helping you progress with your surfing, wether you are learning with us for the very first time or are looking to progress your existing skills.

All of our surf coaches are fully qualified lifeguards and ISA certified surf instructors. They are experienced and professional water women but also great fun and don’t worry they know exactly how challenging surfing can be and are here to help you every step of the way.

Thank you so much for a wonderful weekend! I’m sore but very happy!!
You created such a supportive environment which was not only lovely to be part of but was also really helpful to be brave and daring! 

Czarina, UK, Beginner Surf & Yoga Weekend in Cornwall (2020)


Each day your surf coaching will be with ISA qualified Surf Sistas instructors in our female only surf sessions – your tuition includes the rental of a surfboard and wetsuit if needed.

Your tuition will be tailored to your ability and the goals that you have for your weekend with us, but could, for example cover;

Beginners – We will cover the basics of learning to surf including how to position yourself on the board, catch waves and pop up, and importantly how to understand the conditions and stay safe in the water.

Improvers – refining pop-up technique, paddle technique, turtle rolling and/or duck diving, turning, trimming and stance, understanding conditions and wave selection.

At Surf Sistas we like to keep our coaching ratio’s as low as possible to help you to maximise your surfing progression. On our Surf & Yoga weekends you can always expect a ratio of 1:3 or 1:4 to ensure lots of personal attention from your instructors. 


We have been running our Weekend Surf Bus from London since we started the company ‘Big Friday’ in 2003.  We wanted to make it easy for landlocked London surfers to escape the city after work on a Friday and get their wave fix without taking time off work.  All you have to do is get yourself to Hammersmith & then sit back and let us do the driving!

We depart from in front of the Novotel in Hammersmith at 5.45pm on the Friday and leave Cornwall at 3.30pm on Sunday, dropping off in Hammersmith.

In Summer 2024 our Surf Bus will be running for our May, June & July Weekends just choose the Surf Bus as an extra when you book.


Join us for our special Yoga for Surfing session.  If the weather allows we have a really special space to practice on the grass overlooking the waves. We provide Yoga mats and props but feel free to bring your own if you prefer.

The class is suitable for all levels of Yoga experience 


Our accommodation for the weekend is the 4 star beachside Esplanade Hotel at South Fistral in Newquay.  Overlooking the waves you will be able to check the surf from your breakfast table. After your surf lesson enjoy a relaxing session in the hotel sauna.

Choose between a shared ensuite twin or double room, or a single occupancy ensuite double room. If you are coming solo you can still choose the shared room option and we will match you with another solo Sista in a shared twin ensuite room.


– Hotel check in from 3pm for everyone making their own way.
– Surf bus from London departs Hammersmith at 5.45pm

If you are arriving on Friday afternoon there are lots of great places to eat dinner within walking distance of the hotel (or within the hotel itself) . We will let you know about these when you book. You may also want to book yourself in for a spa treatment.

All activities begin after breakfast
on Saturday morning!

– Breakfast
– Meet your coaches
– Surf lesson 1
– Lunch break
– Surf lesson 2
– Free time
– Welcome drink
– Group Dinner

– Breakfast
– Surf lesson 3
– Lunch break
– Yoga class
– Farewells 3.30pm
– Surf Bus departs for London at 4pm.


We recommend to book as soon as possible as these weekends are popular and usually book out well in advance.

2024 Price
Shared twin room£499
Private occupancy room£649
Activity only (no accommodation)£239
Surf bus (return from London-Cornwall)£110

Coming solo? Choose the twin room option & be matched with a Surf Sistas roomie. So many great Surf Sistas friendships have formed this way!


Booking is easy, use the PayPal buttons below to choose your weekend, room and transport options and make your payment.

Book with a full payment or 50% deposit (remainder due 8 weeks prior to the retreat).

Once we have received your booking payment we will email you a booking confirmation with all the information that you need about the weekend plus some booking questions from us to complete, including about your surfing experience so that we can place you in the right group for your surf coaching.  

If you are booking with a friend but are paying separately please let us know so that we can make sure you are sharing with one another if you choose the twin room option.

If the weekend you would like is full please email us to be alerted if any spaces become available.

We love questions so any queries, thoughts or worries please email us and we will do our best to help.

2 Activity only spaces available on our July Surf & Yoga Weekend – Book Now:

Surf Sistas Surf & Yoga Weekend 19-21 July 24
Surf Sistas Surf & Yoga Weekend 13-15 Sept 24


As per our terms and conditions if we have to cancel the Surf & Yoga weekend you have booked with us for any reason, then you will be given the option to choose your preference of the following:
– Full refund
– Swap to different dates subject to availability
– Credit note for amount paid for Surf & Yoga weekend

If you need to cancel your space on the Surf & Yoga Weekend for any reason then our usual cancellation refund terms will apply. If we are able to re-sell your space then we can happily refund your place in full less any lost Paypal fees plus a £25 admin charge. The sooner you let us know that you would like to cancel the more likely we can pass your space on.

Any questions at all please don’t hesitate to send us an email

Check out our full terms and conditions here.