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“Highly Recommended”
Review of Burkie Surf School

Burkie Surf School
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Thank you Alan! We had a great time learning to surf with you. Our friends recommended you very highly, and you absolutely lived up to it. Taking on a 14 year old, a 17 year old and a 57 year old was quite a combo, but they were all thrilled to get up on a board successfully for the first time. My boys can imitate your lesson by heart now, in a top Bajan accent, and loved the whole experience. They were all so tired afterwards they could hardly speak! We hope to see you again, and in the meantime, to anyone reading this on Trip Advisor - great location, great teacher and a load of exhausting and exhilarating fun!

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Reviewed August 10, 2012

Alan Burke , Surf instructor , one of the kindest friendliest and sociable person you can meet . Having never met Alan , i was able to be in full conversation sharing details about myself , for someone who i had only known for about 10 minutes i felt as if he was a close friend . Alan was always smiling and constantly giving words of encouragement , making it one of the most enjoyable classes i have ever experienced. Alan had me up and riding on my very first wave and many more after. I was SO impressed by the lesson that i immediately organized to have many more. After the second lesson with Alan his great teaching had me improving so that i was moving onto shorter and smaller boards. Alan's surf lessons are definitely a cherish-able moment creating lovely memories and reflecting very well on Barbados. I highly recommend anyone who wishes to learn to surf to go to ALAN BURKE . Truly a life changing experience.

1  Thank Chelsea-Morgan M
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Reviewed July 30, 2012

Alan was very accommodating, and the arrangements were easily made for us to meet up with him at a suitable location.
My boys were 10yrs and 14yrs, and no strangers to the water, but had never surfed before. After a brief beach session on safety and technique, Alan had them out on the water and standing on the very first wave. As a former surfer myself, I was impressed, and more so as I watched them develop and confidently move on to bigger waves over the following few days.
Alan stayed with the students during the sessions, and was always within easy reach with words of encouragement and advice.
An attraction that I would not hesitate to recommend to anyone with a love of watersports and/or adventure.
We will be back again!

1  Thank steve_anu
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Reviewed July 21, 2012

Alan knows surfing and knows how to get beginners up on the board quickly. His approach is excellent. My daughter had a great time and is looking forward to geting back. Maybe next time I'll give it a go as well.

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Reviewed February 21, 2016
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