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Address: 'Sea Spray', #108 Plover Court, Barbados
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+1 246-230-2456

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Number 1 choice for surf lessons and surf coaching in Barbados

Want to learn to surf in Barbados or advance your surfing skills and have fun doing so? My advice, choose Burkie Surf School. Owner Alan Burke is a true professional surf... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Want to learn to surf in Barbados or advance your surfing skills and have fun doing so? My advice, choose Burkie Surf School. Owner Alan Burke is a true professional surf instructor in every way and such a nice guy. Kids and adults will learn surf skills,water safety and how to handle paddling your board like pro, from Alan and... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

What Burkie has achieved, teaching, I actually would say, coaching our son was amazing. From beginner waves at freights to proper waves at south point. Our 8 yr son always felt very save and confident with Burkie, which pushed him to the next level. The Burkie family lives and breath surfing, which is fantastic!

Thank Nillind
Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Burkie Surf School is a very very good choice if you like to learn surfing properly and challenge yourself - suitable for all levels and age groups. It is a family run school, all coaches - Alan and his 2 sons Josh and Jacob are excellent instructors . They teach on the highest standard always taking safety reasons into account.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It was so much fun - I never thought I will ride so many waves! We had my lesson in Freights and there were so many turtles surfing with us - amazing!!!

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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this review

Stella you are a true "water baby" , made it so easy for me to take you on the nose of my board especially when we caught that big .fast and steep one ending perfectly with smiles and a "double fist bounce" , look forward to seeing you again this Dec,hope you have a great year!! More 

Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Took surfing lessons about 12 years ago and went back again this year. Alan and his son are great. Our kids learned from the best. Alan is a great guy. Passionate about what he does and does it well. Great email communication. Highly recommended for surf lessons. We wish them continued success.

Thank 2cxw
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Fabulous lessons with Alan and Jacob. Got all of us first timers up on waves- even the 43 year old mum. A lot of fun. And best place to try surfing - beautiful crystal clear warm water under sunny skies with great people. Thank you Alan for a terrific experience.

Thank lenmurray
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I had an unbelievable 2 hours surfing with Josh. I had never surfed and he took extra time to help make sure I enjoyed myself. He was very professional and took extra time showing me the basics to help me get going. The area where we surfed was nice and the waves were perfect. I brought my self and sun... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Both Alan and Josh are great! Very easy way to teach how tu surf... we did it since the first time! Worth to try it... we will repeat the experience with no doubts!!

Thank Carlos C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Absolutely loved Burkie Surf School! As a beginner I was worried about acting too panicky at the sight of the waves and just anxious about general performance. However Alan' instructing made my experience completely opposite of what i expected. Alan gave me clear instructions that gave me confidence and a sense of safety in the water. I highly recommend the... More 

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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this review

Thank you very much Rosalia!! You did fantastic standing on your very first wave, then to switch to an 8ft board by the second lesson was amazing!!! Great seeing Jackson again after many years and lovely meeting you !!! More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

If you book one trip in Barbados we would strongly recommend this. We were initially a bit nervous after a rainy day before being spent overindulging in rum punch- everyone felt more than a little fragile on the journey there but as soon as we arrived we received a very warm welcome from Alan & the team & were put... More 

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