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Burkie Surf School

I had an excellent experience with Burkie Surf school. I took surfing lessons with Alan ( the... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
aurora d
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Great Time!

We wanted an advanced surfing shortboard lesson and knew Burkie was the place to go. Alan was... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
David M
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“surf school” (23 reviews)
“south point” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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'Sea Spray', #108 Plover Court, Barbados
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I had an excellent experience with Burkie Surf school. I took surfing lessons with Alan ( the owner) every day for a week, he is an incredible coach and a wonderful person. Very professional teaching, focused on improvements, results and safety ( yours and others)....More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We wanted an advanced surfing shortboard lesson and knew Burkie was the place to go. Alan was right on time and super friendly and brought us very nice boards and knew the best spot to paddle out. He is an amazing surfer and instructor. Ill...More

Thank David M
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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you David , you & Baxter did great dispite the challenge of switching to fiberglass shortboards. Look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Alan is a legend in the surfing community, not just in Barbados, but around the world. He competed on the world stage for over a decade and his son is now Top 50 Surfers in the world. He has given individual lessons to over 18,000...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

First I would like to thank Alan. The instructions were very well delivered, I liked that Alan took the time to explain not only his technique but the affect it has on the board. This was a great experience, something I have always wanted to...More

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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you Joe, you are the man!

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Returned to Barbados to surf again with Alan, although this time brought along 3 girlfriends to celebrate a 40th. As always, Alan went above and beyond to make the morning a memorable one and he was able to help all 4 of us get up...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This was an absolute blast! My buddy and I wanted to surf and got a recommemdation from someone to take personal lessons with Alan. It was worth every single penny! Alan was one of the best teachers I've ever learned anything from. He broke everything...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Had an Amazing experience, highly recommend taking lessons with Alan! He really helped me improve I am looking forward to coming back.

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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Thanks Jimmy , look forward to working with you to improve somemore to get you ready for your upcoming surf trip!!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 6 and he took care of us wonderfully. He was patient with all of us and kept his eye out to make sure we were all safe and having fun! I never thought I would be able to catch a...More

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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Thank you Jessica , you did amazing ,so happy to hear you had a great time and will be a Life long memory. Hope to ride some waves with you soon again.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Allan accomodated 7 of us with a range of experience. All the beginners got up on their first waves and Allan's son took care of the more experienced ones. Awesome teacher and awesome day on the water.

Thank Colin M
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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Thank you , it was a fantastic day and you all surfed great standing & keeping my "stand on your first wave" record intact, much appreciated!! Alan

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Allan’s attention to detail from start to finish made for an amazing surfing experience! We are booking again ASAP

Thank M S
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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you !!

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