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Address: | Freight’s Bay (Cotton House Bay), Oistins, Barbados
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+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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The best experience!

My son and I decided to take surfing lessons while on vacation in Barbados. We chose Ride the Tide and were super pleased on all 3 days we surfed with Jay, Che, and Simon. They... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My son and I decided to take surfing lessons while on vacation in Barbados. We chose Ride the Tide and were super pleased on all 3 days we surfed with Jay, Che, and Simon. They are all very helpful in teaching you the skills needed to stand up and surf on day 1. This was by far the best part... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Guys were great - kids had a blast - waves were perfect size for them and they were up in minutes. Will be back next year.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried this out for my 12 year old son who hadn't surfed before and he loved it. Jay was engaging, informative and managed to keep an easily distracted boy, focussed on the lesson. Managed to have him up and surfing in the first lesson and love the video clips from the go-pro! Def recommend, beautiful bay and great view of... More 

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Wuppertal, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Surfing with Jay is always great! Fantastic experience! He is a great teacher and always finds the perfect wave for you. If you're in Barbados, "Ride the Tide" is the the place to go...

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm 36 and my son is 12. We had a great experience learning how to surf with Jay and will give him a call on our next trip to Barbados!

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Montreal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Jay's service it's just amazing ! And our coach Simon was so professional and good advices ! Thanks guys! We can't wait to see our go pro video!

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a morning sesh with Jay for myself and 9 y.o. kid. Jay collected us from the cruise port and drove us to Freights Bay. Unfortunately, my kid took her first wave and freaked out. Jay then ended up hanging out with my kid for the remainder of the session on dry land while leaving me with his other... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a vacation in Barbados with my family during which my kids (ages 16, 13, and 8) had an awesome time surfing with Jay at Ride the Tide. We booked 2 hrs with Jay and an additional instructor and it was well worth it. As part of the price of the surf lessons, Jay picked us up at... More 

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Thank TheSageLife
New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 9 yr old son and I signed up for a lesson with Jay and the team. I had surfed before, but this was my son's first time. Jay was awesome! He exceeded my expectations and can't thank him enough for how well he did with my son. I would highly recommend Ride the Tide Surf School.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a morning session with Jay for our kids aged 15 and 12. Jay collected us from the hotel and drove us to Freights Bay. He has a great way with the group and is a really supportive coach, always positive yet honest. The kids loved it and i would recommend Jay and his school to anyone!

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