Paddle Board Rental San Diego - Top 5 Spots

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Whether you’re just visiting, or lucky enough to call San Diego home, it’s inevitable that one day you’ll want to rent a paddle board and get out on the beautiful waters surrounding the area. For various reasons, San Diego is one of the best places in the world to paddle board, and home to many great paddle board rental San Diego locations. Lucky for you, we’ve done your research and found the top 5 paddle board rental San Diego stores for your next adventure.

#1 Mission Bay Sport Center

Topping our list of San Diego paddle board rentals is our neighbors over at Mission Bay Sport Center. Located right beside our office and Beach Club in Mission Bay, this rental company is one of the few San Diego companies that rent our prestigious Tower Paddle Boards. Take one of our award winning best stand up paddle boards out for a test drive on mission bay and if you love the board after trying it out, you can stop by the Tower Beach Club next door and purchase the board yourself. Bring in your receipt from Mission Bay Sport Center next door, and we’ll even knock $25 off the price of a new board, making your rental/demo free!

#2 Everyday California

Located in downtown La Jolla, and right near some of the best paddle boarding San Diego locations is our friends at Everyday California. A staple in the watersport rental market, Everyday California is a great rental company through and through. One of the very few rental companies that also rent out our Tower inflatable paddle boards, this store is full of friendly, knowledgeable employees. If you need any tips, tricks, or lessons then the folks over at Everyday California are more than welcome to help you out! They can even point you in the right direction towards some of the best La Jolla paddle boarding locations nearby.

After your San Diego paddle board rental adventure with Everyday California, swing by their retail store and pick up some rad San Diego inspired clothing for memorabilia.

#3 Tower Beach Club

You heard that right! If you’re serious about buying one of our inflatable paddle boards, you are more than welcome to come demo any of our boards at the Tower Beach Club located at 1010 Santa Clara Pl. We have one of each model board available as a demo here at the club. Feel free to test them out on Mission Bay, and let us know what you think. One of our expert team members will be able to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have before and after demoing our boards, and will gladly help recommend the best board for your skill level and preference.

#4 Mission Bay Aquatic Center

Also situated on our Mission Bay inlet, and just a few feet from our office, is the Mission Bay Aquatic Center. Known for their boat launch and various rentals, Mission Bay Aquatic Center also offers some of the best paddle boarding lessons in San Diego. Their lessons range anywhere from complete beginner to advanced paddleboarder, and are offered year round. Although they do not have any of our inflatable paddle boards in stock, this company carries top notch SUP gear and boards that will suit your everyday paddle boarding needs.

#5 Aqua Adventures

Situated on the border of Mission Beach and Ocean Beach and inside Marina Village, Aqua Adventures is a trusted name within the paddle board rental San Diego industry. If you’re looking to paddle board the calm waters of the marina, look no further than the trusted guidance and products rented at Aqua Adventures. Perfect for renting paddle boards for a date, or to check out all the awesome boats and adventure tours by water, renting a paddle board in the marina is made easy by Aqua Adventures.

There you have it. Our top 5 paddle board San diego rental companies, make a note for next time your in the area and want to get out on the water. We'll see you out there!


Stephan Aarstol is an American internet entrepreneur and author of the book The Five Hour Workday, which is based on Tower Paddle Boards' invention of the 5-hour workday in 2015 that would eventually spread the idea to over 10 million people worldwide. Since founding Tower in 2010, it has gone on to become one of America's fastest growing companies and Mark Cuban's best investment in the history of Shark Tank. Tower has diversified into a direct to consumer electric bike company called Tower Electric Bikes, a beachfront event venue called Tower Beach Club, and NoMiddleman.com, where consumers can shop all the world's finest direct to consumer brands from one easy place.