Clean and Serene Surf Retreat is a fun way to meet recovering and recovered participants of all 12 step programs in San Diego. We are a supportive group of healthy surfers, campers, hikers, genuine family and friends.

Hi there! I’m a recovered individual that loves hanging out with friends at the beach in a healthy and stimulant free environment!

Southern-California-Volleyball-Tamarack-Carlsbad-Beach-San-DiegoThe Surf Retreat was founded in 1987, and has been providing a place where newcomers could afford to come and have a healthy supportive environment. Located San Diego, California, the retreat encompases over 300 people and does all kinds of awesome things for the community.


Join us for a day or the weekend, whether you surf or not. All 12 Step Programs Welcome! Newcomers are welcome to share camp spots.

Questions? Contact:  cleanandserenelist@hotmail.com

Join our Email List and be reminded to make reservations. Reservations are critical!  Send an Email to cleanandserenelist@hotmail.com with a subject line “Add me to the list”. Looking forward to seeing you all in May 2013!


1 comment

  1. Thomas "Mike" Prendeville

    I am a clean and sober surfer with 13 yrs sobriety. My wife, who is sober and I would like to purchase a campsite, if anyone has an availability, for all 3 days. I am friends with George Wahl. It would be an honor and a pleasure to share time and recovery with my fellow surfers.

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