The ocean is for everyone

Chennai's First
Accredited Surf School- Since 2011
Chennai's safest shallow beach
Blue Flag Certified Beach
10 Years
5 Awards, 18 certifications

School for Ocean sport
& Ocean literacy

Great fun comes with great knowledge of the ocean. Bay of Life combines knowledge, science and sport in the teaching methodologies for a wholesome and proper introduction to the world of ocean sports and surfing in Chennai.


Learn surfing at Bay of Life, Chennai’s first accredited surf school. Our surf spot is beginner friendly, shallow & clean. Join our well rounded institution to get you initiated and you are sure to discover an ocean of joy

Format: Experiences, Classes and Structured courses


We introduced flat water & Ocean Kayaking in Chennai. Now Kayaking is closer to home than ever, situated in Kovalam on ECR. Bay of Life offers discover, ocean and pro Kayaking courses. Kayaking in Chennai was never this approachable.

Format: Experiences, Classes and Structured courses & Rentals

Standup Paddling

Learn from the introducers of paddleboarding in India, fully certified team and Limca record holders. A team worth your time and effort. By far the most easiest and fastest growing water sport in the world

Format: Experiences, Classes and Structured courses & Rentals

Ocean Swim

Learn with the pioneers of ocean swim and ocean literacy in India, Bay of Life is Chennai’s first surf school. First accredited in India, fully certified crew from NOLS (USA), WMI (USA) , SFI (IND) , NIWS ( Goa). With more than 9 years experience in the ocean Bay of Life has trained over 8000 men and women, including 8 year olds in ocean sport. Get on board.

Format: Introductory Session & Course

Team outing

Chennai’s favorite team outing activity. Ideal for corporates and clubs.

Customised, exclusive, nothing like you experienced before.

For Friends & Family groups and Corporate groups

Ocean safety

Make the ocean your playground. Learn to read the ocean like a book, learn to float in the ocean, understand currents, wave science and more.

Instructors: Showkath, Siddharth, Kamesh, Micheal

The team

Bay of Life team is a rare mix of surfers, biologists, lifeguards, instructors, engineers and conservationists united by one common passion – the ocean. With safety and expertise certifications from NOLS USA, WMI USA, NIWS (IND), and the International Surfing Association, we have built a team that is knowledgeable, dedicated and approachable.

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Bay of life was formally created in 2011 to bring about awareness on ocean conservation through sport, education and community involvement. 

Speak to us

  • Call us : 99404 16396 / 9940488880
  • Email:
  • Location: 300 mts before Taj Vivanta, Kovalam, ECR, Chennai

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