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Ride The Tide Surf School

| Freight’s Bay (Cotton House Bay), Oistins, Barbados
+1 246-234-2361
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'Passion and Dedication'

Excellent surf school with such dedication to providing the best surfing experience here in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yogi C
via mobile
Too Easy :)

The above statement was repeated a few times by Jay when I expressed my gratitude for his teaching... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
fayeyoga
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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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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“freights bay” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Freight’s Bay (Cotton House Bay), Oistins, Barbados
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+1 246-234-2361
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent surf school with such dedication to providing the best surfing experience here in Barbados. Our 9yr old son has not stopped smiling and now thinks Jay is the coolest dude. His knowledge and passion for surfing is highly evident and we would highly recommend...More

Thank Yogi C
jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for surfing with me and thanks for the review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The above statement was repeated a few times by Jay when I expressed my gratitude for his teaching. So great to know that when someone creates such joy for you that it is without effort. Jay & his team were actually away competing when I...More

Thank fayeyoga
jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the glowing review and, of course, thanks for joining me to surf. Yep, you had a way of making surfing look "too easy". You'll have to excuse my casual slang terminologies. It was a pleasure to surf with you and share...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a first time surfer I was really nervous booking lessons. Jay is an amazing teacher and super patient ! Would 100% recommend :)

Thank Kesi J
jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for coming surfing with me a battling the slow conditions. You certainly have some good chatter and surfing moves in the making. Thanks for the review and I hope to see you again next time you're in town!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had my first surfing lesson with Jay today and it was so much fun. He is a great instructor and very friendly. If you come to Barbados this should definitely be on your to-do list. Would definitely do it again. Great time today. You...More

Thank Christine O
jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for coming surfing with me and thanks for the review. Your surfing moves were wicked, like, so very wicked. i swear blind you've done it before. Drop by again any time you're in town.

Reviewed June 6, 2017

What a blast!! Jay is a total pro and terrific at evaluating each person's needs, such as my artificial knee, and accommodating. The surf equipment is top notch, the waves were great, and we had fun, fun, fun. Jay and Simon kept us safe, evaluated...More

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jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and thanks for surfing with us. Those GoPro clips are always fun. Come and steal some waves with us again some time.

Reviewed June 4, 2017

Everything you need to know about surfing is there. Do not be afraid to be a baby surfer, the team is there to guide you whatever your level. You get a free clip of your achievement... always good for the ego :-) This is the...More

Thank LaKakou250
jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and thanks for surfing with me. Gotta love those GoPro clips! Come join me for a surf whenever you're back in town.

Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Our group of four friends booked three days of private surf lessons with Jay and Simon. Setting up the lessons was incredibly easy. Jay responded quickly to all our emails and answered all of our questions before the lessons. When we arrived in Barbados and...More

Thank marno97
jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and thanks for surfing with us. A lot of fun surfing with you all and we hope to see you again some time.

Reviewed May 25, 2017

I had the BEST time surfing with them. The spots they take you are great and they videos are a plus! Thank you guys!

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jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the review and thanks so much for surfing with us. You made avarage waves look amazing. There are more waves waiting for you the next time you're on the island.

Reviewed May 21, 2017

Great surf instructor. Great time. If you want to do anything surf related in Barbados Jay is your man.

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Thank Kevin J
jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for surfing with me and thanks for the review. Come and join the team any time you're in town.

Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Great small classes unlike other companies so more opportunity to improve surfing skills. My instructor Simon was fantastic.More

Thank Alicestickland
jay g, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for surfing with us and thanks for the review. A high wave count is important when you're trying surfing for the first time and I think I remember you caught a plenty. Do join us again for more waves when you're back on the...More

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