For many of our visitors, a vacation to New Smyrna Beach is the perfect time to enjoy some much-needed R&R. And who could blame them? Our warm sand and ocean breezes make relaxing, well, a breeze. But for those of you who want to do more than just lounge beachside, New Smyrna Beach’s many water sports offer up some action-packed fun. Paddle boarding and kayaking are two popular options, allowing you to get on the water without major expense. Check out Central Florida Paddleboarding and Cracker Creek Canoeing for outfitting in either of these sports. Then, head out solo for a peaceful paddle or round up some friends for an afternoon on the water.
If you’ve got a hankering to hang ten, New Smyrna Beach is a prime place to do it. Surfing Magazine named us one of the best surf towns in America, so you’re sure to catch some gnarly waves. For instruction, check out Jimmy Lane’s Surf Academy. For rentals, sales, and training stop by Surfin’ New Smyrna Beach and the Red Dog Surf Shop. Want to head below the surface? Book a dive and explore artificial reefs while also getting face-to-face with barracuda, grouper, and other fish. There are several dive companies in New Smyrna Beach, including Discover Diving Dive Center, Ryan Walton Scuba, Sea Dogs Dive Center, and Spruce Creek Scuba. These outfits will get you set up with equipment and a tour for some fantastic under-the-sea experiences.
When you’re ready to press pause on that afternoon beach nap and kick it up a notch, head to the water in New Smyrna Beach for endless fun under the sun.