Our philosophy

Koa means ¨Bold and Warrior¨, humans, just by living, are warrior´s of life. We believe in a fulfilling life when you do what you love and makes you happy. We want to encourage people to dare and start doing what truly makes them happy. So, wake up your inner Koa and start doing what you love.

Koa is the only surf shop and Açai bar in Guatemala city, we offer more than 12 brands from surfboards, accessories, apparel,beachwear, bikinis and Açai bowls.

Our Story

It all started with surfing and a dream of a simple surfing lifestyle. Ito and Walid our founders, wanted to share their passion and started with a surf school and selling surf equipment to their friends and known´s.

  • In 2013 they begin with surf equipment and accessories in a friends warehouse.
  • In November 2014 they open their first Koa shop.
  • In November 2015 they evolve the first shop and started the Açai bar.
  • In December 2016 we got a new partner David,and since then,everything  just changed positively, from location, look´s,vibes, brands and to a better spot.

Now 2017, Koa is the coolest surf shop in Guatemala with it´s delicious Açai bar. Run by 3 guys with a dream of sharing the love and passion of surfing to the world !!

Check out our evolution since 2013 !

Some of our apparel brands:

  • Vissla, Volcom, Fox, 98 coas avenue, Swims, Muskari, Havaianas, Maaji, Onda de mar.

Some of our surfboards and accessories brands:

  • Firewire, Sharp Eye, Super brand, FCS, Creatures, Headhunter, Adventure Paddle boards, Future fins,Chemistry surfboards, Tomo surfboards,Hayden Shapes, D´blanc sunglasses,