Surfing in Santa Cruz
Pleasure Point. Surfers gather for the spectacular waves and sunsets here. E. Cliff and Pleasure Point Drs., Santa Cruz, CA, 95062.
Steamer Lane. This area near the lighthouse on West Cliff Drive has a decent break. Steamer Lane hosts several competitions in summer.
Equipment and Lessons
Club-Ed Surf School and Camps. Find out what all the fun is about at Club-Ed. Your first private or group lesson ($85 and up) includes all equipment. Cowell's Beach, at Santa Cruz Dream Inn, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. 831/464–0177. www.club-ed.com.
Cowell's Beach Surf Shop. This shop sells gear, clothing, and swimwear; rents surfboards, standup paddle boards, and wet suits; and offers lessons. 30 Front St., Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. 831/427–2355. www.cowellssurfshop.com.
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