About Tranquilo Surf
Tranquilo Surf staff is made up of highly qualified surf instructors and water professionals with lifesaving, first aid, and CPR skills. They have a well rounded variety of people to assist you in your surfing adventures.
Josue Villegas is the local Punta de Mita surf legend. He has 21 years of surfing and boating experience in this area and other coastal regions of Mexico. His knowledge doesn't stop there: he's a living encyclopedia of Mexico's history, culture, food, geography, and its plant, animal and marine life. Fluent in English, Josue always has a rhyme or joke to keep you entertained between sets. He is regarded by the community, tourists and his friends as an exceptional person guaranteed to show you true Mexican hospitality.
Kemi Vernon, originally from Morro Bay, is a 22 year ripping surf veteran, soul surfer to the core. She is a seasoned lifeguard and experienced boatman. Not only has she extensively explored the whole of Mexico's coastline, she has spent numerous years traveling around the world in search of perfect waves. Kemi has a Bachelor of Science in Recreation Administration with an emphasis in Outdoor Education. Though not a competitive surfer by nature, Kemi recently won first place for Women's Shortboard and Women's Longboard divisions in a major international competition. A true inspiration both in and out of the water, Kemi is sure to create a fun and memorable Mexican adventure.