VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WVEC) -- Living in a beach environment and having summer just around the corner means many activities revolve around the water. Something unique offered is paddleboarding to get you not only in the water, but right on top of it!

Isa Cohen with Tula Adventure Sports in Virginia Beach and explains that paddleboarding was actually developed by surfers in Hawaii!

It’s pretty popular around the country, including right here in Virginia Beach, where Isa says they get thousands of participants a year.

Sure, standing up on a longboard in the middle of the water might take a little bit of skill but its totally teachable!

Isa explains, “As far as skill level goes, we take out everyone from beginners to advanced paddlers.”

Once you're out on the water, it's relaxing. You're able to enjoy nature and get a unique perspective with beautiful views of the landscape.