Sun, sand and sparkling ocean. Welcome to Miami! With amazing weather and beautiful beaches, get the most out of the Magic City by getting yourself into the water and enjoying the amazing activities on offer.

Miami has some great spots to learn to surf, the consistent winds September through May are perfect for kiteboarding, and the summer months are for paddle boarding.

To help you maximize your adventure, we at WPH have shared our favorite surf shops. These are the best spots to rent top water gear and get your hands on trendy clothes and accessories. They also offer quality lessons in surfing, kiteboarding, and paddleboarding are by friendly experts.

F1rst Surf Supply

40 South Pointe Dr

F1rst Surf Supply is Miami’s most authentic surf shop. Full of functional and trendy gear, clothes and accessories, no shady tourist gimmicks. The fair prices and knowledgeable, laid-back staff make this a top surf shop in the city. Owned and run by two Miami natives and avid surfers F1rst offers great advice on surf rentals and the best spots for all surfing levels. The surf and stand-up paddle boarding classes are some of the best. Check out what’s on offer on their website.

Hirooka Surf and Sport

Collins Avenue

For all things watersports, make sure to head into Hirooka Surf and Sport. HSS is driven by a deep love for the water. A great selection of gear for sale and rent will have you on your way to the ultimate adventure. Aside from surf gear, HSS has a load of equipment for kiteboarding and paddleboarding. And don’t worry if you an absolute beginner, there are specialized lessons in private teaching spots.

Division Wynwood

519 NW 26th St

For those who love the new and different amongst you, Division Wynwood is the must-visit surf concept store in the city! The collective space, combines surfing, skateboarding and tattooing! The brainchild of the boys from F1rst Surf Supply and Miami Ink star Ami James, Division Wynwood is one of the coolest new ventures to hit Miami. Teaming up they have mustered their expertise to create a store with the best in surf, skate and tattoo culture. And it does not disappoint!

All the products have been carefully selected with surf and skate gear, as well clothes from brands including Outerknown, Banks Journal, Richer Poorer, Levi’s Skateboarding to name a few.  

Let Miami leave its mark on you by getting a world-class tattoo by Ami James and the Miami Ink crew! Bookings available via Facebook.

The concept store will also be launching a 1200 square-foot bar and special events space this spring, 2018. Check out Division Wynwood on Facebook for more information.


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