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Ride The Tide Surf School

| Freight’s Bay (Cotton House Bay), Atlantic Shores, Barbados
+1 246-234-2361
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The ONLY Surf School based at Freight's Bay Barbados ALL winter long (Nov- Easter) for surfing lessons & surfboard rentals. Freight's Bay guarantees the BEST waves all winter for beginner, intermediate & seasoned surfers & don't forget South Point surfing break is just minutes away on foot. We specialise in teaching Surfing Lessons for beginners & intermediate surfers. Helping them learn to surf quickly & safely. We welcome any beginner or intermediate surfer to join our surfing lessons, improve their wave count, their technique, surfing performance or simply share a fun surfing session. Our surfing lessons include exclusive use of a personal GoPro camera & all your content is FREE! Our surfboard rental quiver of shortboards, mid-lengths & longboards has surfboards suitable for beginners and intermediate surfers as well as high performance and traditional shapes for advanced surfers.
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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), Atlantic Shores, Barbados
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+1 246-234-2361
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I came there after a friend’s recommendation and it really is true! You stand on the first wave! We all didn’t surf before and it was a lot of fun for all of us. Unfortunately I cut my toe due to a sharp stone in...More

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Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for surfing with us joining in our beginner & intermediate surfing lessons at Ride The Tide Surf School Barbados. Man, if you're gonna surf that well you have to expect a few scrapes along the way. "No Pain then no gain!" ...As the saying...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We tried all week to get out, but the waves weren't quite up to par. Luckily the wave gods came through on the last day of my trip and I was able to get out for a lesson. I was very happy with how Jay...More

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2  Thank Phil V
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Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for holding on and trusting us a little bit with your surfing lesson and thanks for the the wicked cool review. Mate, it nearly didn't happen, beginner/intermediate surfing lessons, and we had tried a few things to make it work. You gave us a...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

With two teenage boys to entertain, this was a must. We had been recommended Jay by a friend and it was certainly some great advice. Jay was incredibly friendly and the boy's coach was excellent - very patient and helped to catch the waves. Thanks...More

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4  Thank Sally N
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Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for surfing with us, surfing lessons at Ride The Tide Surf School Barbados, and thanks for the GREAT review! Your boys were great and did great in their beginner surfing lesson. I am glad they enjoyed themselves and wondering if we tired...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Three of us had a surf lesson here, two of us had never surfed before and one had, we all had so much fun! Jay and Zack were great, they are really good teachers and gave us loads of encouragement which made it a really...More

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3  Thank emilypenfold
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Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for surfing with us and thanks for the cool review! It was lovely to have you and your friends join our beginner surfing lessons and wow did we have some good sized waves to deal with, not everyone that is brand new...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jay and Zac were just the best looking after the three of us, with their professionalism and kind spirit they made us all feel at ease tackling those waves, both when it came to paddling through them or attempting to ride them. Had such fun...More

3  Thank Szilvia T
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Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining our Beginners surfing lessons and thanks for the SUPER cool review! Zac is a great surf coach and just a lovely guy and he is great with people. Thanks for getting me in the water that morning it was so lovely to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose Barbados to celebrate my birthday this year and surfing was part of the plan as much as chilling out. I picked Ride The Tide Surf School for this challenge to myself and I was warmly welcome by Jay & Noah. I was lucky...More

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3  Thank Angelique2978
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Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for joining our Beginners surfing lessons here in Barbados and thanks for the TOP review! Yep, you totally lucked out joining our regular group surfing lessons and scored it all to yourself. So, a nice 1-2-1 surfing lesson session at regular group...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took lessons as complete beginners, and the instructors had us both up on the very first try! Noah was absolutely wonderful and encouraged us the whole time, finding us the best waves to try. Would definitely recommend this team!! We had...More

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4  Thank Elizabeth S
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Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so very very much for joining our Beginner Surfing Lessons and thanks for this wicked cool review. Noah is a TOP guy and a really good surfer and everyone seems to enjoy surfing with him! Thanks again for surfing with us and come back...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Noah and Zac were really encouraging and supportive. Zac gave me a lot of useful advice and tips. From Roman, aged 11. I had lots of fun and Noah was really supportive. I also thought Noah was very funny. Noah always knew what the best...More

2  Thank MariaMun
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Jay G, Owner at Ride The Tide Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for joining us today for some surfing in our surfing lessons and thanks for such a lovely review on the ever epic TripAdvisor. The youngsters certainly sound like they both had a really good time. The "kids surf lessons" we are currently...More

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drtld
May 28, 2018|
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Response from Jay G | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for the msg. We'd love to have you join us for a surf. On the day you'll have to meet us on location, all port passengers have to make their own way to us. Location wise, TA doesn't show our true location... More
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