One of the best things Los Angeles is known for is our beautiful beaches. When there are amazing beaches, there is amazing surf, and lots of it! The first step is getting your hands on some surf gear. Here are Three great places in LA to rent everything needed to have a great time in the water
El Porto Surf Shop
3804 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
6:30 AM - 6:30 PM Daily
El Porto Surf Shop is the hidden gem of the South Bay and is the closest surf shop to LAX since 1996. It's very popular among both travelers and locals and serves as a one stop shop. The everything-friendly place has all the surfing essentials you need, and comes with a once in a surf shop experience. Always happy to serve everyone, including dogs and cannabis/mushroom friendlys. Enjoy a calm and comfortable setting that includes a free live stream of the waves right down the street. They are open everyday 6:30AM to 6:30PM religiously supporting the Dawn Patrollers and offering a free cup of coffee when you bring a mug with their sticker on it. El Porto Surf Shop rents out various surfboards including foamys, hard tops, and fiberglass ranging in sizes from 5ft to 9+ ft. They also include boogie boards, wetsuits, booties, towels, and even beach chairs. You can check out their website or view their app in the App Store called El Porto.
See Some prices listed below.
Surfboard (foam, hard top) - $12.99/hr, $42/day
Surfboard (fiberglass) - $19/hr, $59/day
Boogie Board - $5.99/hr, $15/day
Wetsuit - $5.99/hr, $15/day
Towel - $2.99/day
Dive n Surf
504 N Broadway, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Weekends
Dive N’ Surf has been a go-to spot for surfers and scuba divers since its doors opened in 1953. They provide wonderful services as well as quality equipment. Whether you're a first-time surfer or diver, or a professional, Dive N' Surf has what you need! Some rentals they offer include surfboards, paddle boards, wetsuits (both diving and surfing), kayaks, as well as numerous diving necessities. Rentals can be either daily or hourly and rates depend on the equipment rented. Expect helpful and friendly staff when visiting, and view their very large storefront, as well as the largest used surfboard consignment section in the South Bay. Check out their website for more information. Yew!
See some pricing below.
Surfboard - $15/hour, 4 hours max
Surfboard - $60/day
Boogie Board - $20/day
Surf Wetsuit -$20/day
Booties - $12/day
13211 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM Monday-Saturday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday
Rider Shack is a legendary spot near Malibu, perfect for those out that way needing a board and wetsuit. Like the two surf shops above, this is one of the few LA area surf shops that cater to rental needs. They Provide a wide variety of boards and gear to choose from and are stoked to help. Malibu is a beautiful break that can switch sizes pretty regularly so it is important to have a rental shop nearby that can provide for all types of surfers. Whether you're just starting out or feeling pretty advanced, Rider Shack has what you need. In addition to rentals they also have a wide selection of new and used boards for sale, while offering great deals including up to a $50 credit on any new surfboard bought within 14 days of your rental. They offer short boards and longboards for rent as well as fishes and hybrids. Give 'em call for their rental inventory selection and view their website to see their wide variety of products. So, whenever your up north looking for waves but don't have any equipment, check out rider shack and their psyching staff members got you covered.
See some prices below.
1 Day Surfboard - $50
2 Day Surfboard - $75
3 Day Surfboard - $100
7 Day Surfboard - $175
Wetsuits - $25