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Address: | Freight’s Bay (Cotton House Bay), Oistins, Barbados
Phone Number: +1 246-234-2361
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08:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Learn to surf when you visit Barbados at Ride The Tide Surf School.

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Learn to surf when you visit Barbados at Ride The Tide Surf School.

Get the BEST value surfing lesson on the island! Our GoPro cameras film every surfing lesson so you can re-live all of your surfing action and laugh with your mates or analyse your surfing performance.

Ride The Tide Surf School Barbados offers surfing lessons, surfboard & SUP (paddle board) rental or hire & guided island surfing tours for the experienced surfer.

A mobile surfing service we can collect and drop off at any location and surf at any surfing beach island wide. This guarantees that you will get to surf the best possible waves and conditions on the day.

We only offer the very best in surfing equipment and surfing lesson coaching techniques. Our instruction and coaching is concise relative to your surfing level so that we can spend the majority of our time in the water surfing those waves!

Light refreshments are included in all surfing lessons.

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Great time having surf lessons

Jay from Ride the tide surf school is a great surf instructor, very professional from the beginning of the lessons to the end. He knows the best spots for any given days surf... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sean W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jay from Ride the tide surf school is a great surf instructor, very professional from the beginning of the lessons to the end. He knows the best spots for any given days surf forecast ensuring a great day was had by all in the group, great equipment and a very friendly guy with customer service second to none !

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Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and helpful. Picks outs the best spots for your ability. Great equipment. Jay great instructor whether you have never surfed before (like me) or have some experience but want to progress and learn area he is able to accommodate for everyone! Had great fun! And beer to dilute the sea water after!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jay is a great host. Makes you feel right at home, knows the island really well and all the best spots. Top bloke will look after you really well. Definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only the best surf equip and gear at the best prices, great customer care, and friendly informative and well knowledgeable on the sport. Looking for equip or gear, this the spot, they even have a surf school,so you can learn or sharpen your skills.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They say that the best surfer in the water is the one having the most fun. Keep that in mind. Surfing is a game of ratio. fun to hard work. Keep that in mind. Having learnt to surf myself, some 45 years ago and since that time witnessed the efforts of hundreds of first time learners and scores of so... More 

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jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time write such a lovely and in depth review of our surfing services. It is so nice to see that our efforts are noticed and appreciated. Looking forward to seeing you again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ride the Tide is THE best surf school in Barbados! Whether you are a complete novice, adventurous beginner or a wave riding pro, Jay and his team are the go-to people for an enjoyable and memorable surfing experience. Jay's knowledge of the island breaks and local conditions, as well as his quality instruction, will ensure you have loads of fun.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jay is the legend,knows all the spots and tides.Good guy and very knowledgable.Definitely the best surf school on the island

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and i had a great few days surfing with Jay and his team. I can't recommend them enough, if you're in Barbados then have a go at surfing with Ride The Tide. They even got me standing up on the board despite having a brain tumour that effected my balance. That says quality instruction to me

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jay can teach anyone if he can get me surfing! had a thoroughly enjoyable time learning from someone who has time and patience to help even the toughest challenge and still obviously enjoy what he is doing! Great instructor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have spent a couple of years on the island and host many visitors. One of the items on my guests itinerary is always a surf lesson with Jay. He is a great instructor and a great dude. I am about to book another lesson for a couple of guests. What are you waiting for?!

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