Best Surf Shop in La Jolla

Surf Diva is Best Surf Shop in La Jolla Readers Poll Winner

Surf Diva Surf Shop is voted "Best Surf Shop" in La Jolla by the La Jolla Light Readers Poll 2022. The poll is launched annually by San Diego Newspaper and Website La Jolla Light. 


Surf Diva Surf School is "Best Tourist Activity"

In addition to winning the "Best Surf Shop" category, Surf Diva Surf School also won the "Best Tourist Activity". Tourists and Locals alike are trusting Surf Diva when it comes to California's state sport surfing in San Diego. 


"We are so thankful for the ongoing support and love we feel from our local community and fans everywhere! It means the world to my twin sister Izzy and me to be awarded the Best Surf Shop in La Jolla and the Best Tourist Activity in town this year!"

said Coco Tihanyi, Surf Diva Co-owner.

Read the full e-newspaper here.



Advanced Teen Surf Clinic with Special Guest Coach Tiare Thompson

This summer Surf Diva Surf School is offering a special 5-day advanced surf clinic for 11-16 year-olds featuring world-class surfer Tiare Thompson. The goals of these elite-level clinics are to take your surfing to the next level and to teach you the tips and tricks to getting more waves, more speed, and more confidence in the lineup and in competition. 

Guest Coach Tiare Thompson

Tiare attended school in La Jolla, and has surfed around the world.  At 21 years old, Tiare has competed in the WSL QS, WSL junior pro, Surfing America Prime, NSSA, and WSA. Tiare surfed for Team USA in the Pan American Games and ISA Junior World Games. Now attending college at USC, Tiare is currently competing in the NSSA collegiate series. 
Tiare Thompson surfing advanced surf clinic surf diva02
Photo: Tiare Thompson during a heat in a competition

Advanced surf clinic La Jolla, San Diego 

Participants must have their own equipment and be confident surfers:
  • consistently catching face waves on their own
  • proficient at duck diving
  • intermediate to advanced level
  • are competing or want to start competing on a middle school or high school level
For any questions please call 858-454-8273 and ask for Steve or Izzy. 


La Jolla Shores/Green Wall


July 18-22
July 25-29 
$425 for 5-day clinic
*not including 16% City of San Diego permit fees

Mother's Day Special at La Jolla Shores

Let's celebrate all Moms! We think every day should be Mother's Day. Just like surfboards, Moms come in different shapes and sizes. We curated a few special Mother's Day treats for all Moms to enjoy, gift, or get gifted on Mother's Day weekend!

Mothers Day special 2022


Every year for Mother's Day in San Diego, Moms surf free at Surf Diva. How does it work? Sign up for a regular-priced private surf lesson during Mother's Day weekend and add Mom for free! Please make sure to book your lesson as soon as possible, since this weekend fills up quickly. Let us know at the time of sign-up that you will be adding Mom, so we can make sure she's accounted for in terms of equipment and instructor availability.

The easiest way to sign up for Mother's Day surf lessons is over the phone at (858)454-8273.


All Moms receive an XL Surf Diva Camp Beach Tote as a gift with purchase at the Surf Diva boutique. In order to make as many Moms as possible happy, there's a one-per-person limit and this offer is valid as long as supplies last.


We are partnering with our favorite Italian restaurant OSTERIA ROMANTICA to bring you a very special treat this Mother's Day. With every full meal purchased at lunch or dinner on Mother's Day weekend, Moms receive a free Tiramisu dessert! Please make a reservation as Mother's Day weekend is traditionally busy. As long as supplies last, Fabio and his team will be serving the yummiest Tiramisu in town for Moms!

Make a reservation now at (858)551-122.


Shop at Surf Diva Surf Shop on 2160 Avenida de la Playa, La Jolla CA 92037 or online:



Surfing on Mothersday