El Porto Surf Shop is the #1 Surf Rental Shop in Los Angeles, CA
El Porto Surf Shop's mission is: be useful. We do that by offering the most convenient hours, the most convenient location, the most stoked customer service, and the highest quality surf goods and services at the best value for surfers of El Porto, and all individuals wishing to surf in the Los Angeles area, everyday of the year (except Christmas).
Staffed by local and friendly Porto Crew surfers, we are stoked to welcome individuals from nearby and all over the world to our surf community. We provide all essentials for all willing persons to go surfing right now, all day, every day.
Open 6:30 am to 6:30 pm, 7 days a week. We close at 1pm on Thanksgiving and are closed on Christmas Day.
Ideal for travelers, El Porto Surf Shop is 11 mins from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and an 800 ft walk from El Porto Beach - Los Angeles County's most reliable wave.
We have relationships with all local lesson instructors, surf camps, and surf schools and are happy to connect you with them to get you surfing! Check out our boards by local shapers!
El Porto Surf Shop is the #1 surfboard rental shop in Los Angeles, California & mainland USA, and the most local surf shop for all El Porto surfers.
Integrity. Service. Winning Attitude. Convenience. Authenticity. Value. Independently & locally owned.
El Porto Surf Shop History
Owner, Woodrow Pack Landfair aka Packman Surfs The World purchased El Porto Surf Shop in 2017 and moved to El Porto from the east coast to surf everyday and keep the shop independently and locally owned. El Porto Surf Shop has been serving locals and world traveling surfers for 27 years, in the El Porto neighborhood directly above El Porto Beach.
Independently Owned by 'Local' 'World Traveling Surfer' Woodrow Pack Landfair - aka Packman Surfs The World
Woodrow Pack Landfair aka Packman Surfs The World is the owner of El Porto Surf Shop, as well as an adventurer, author, surfer, entrepreneur, and world-recognized connoisseur of cannabis and magic mushrooms. Pack is 14 countries deep on a quest to surf all 182 coastal nations of planet earth. The first 19 countries of that journey - the people met and philosophies learned along the way - are the subject of Pack's second book Here To Surf Vol. 1 in bookstores December 2024. His articles about surfing the world, and other matters, appear in the HighTides Journal print and online editions.