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Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had an incredible morning with Alan at Freights bay. Both beginner surfers but he got us both up first time, as he said he would! He’s a genuinely awesome teacher & I 100% recommend to go ahead and book a lesson...you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank m_poutney
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

I've surfed a couple times before but my friend still needed some guidance and security in the water to really enjoy himself. Alan provided me with probably the best board I've ridden and in a really great spot. He also managed to bring my friend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

I had three lessons with Alan on my trip to Barbados and they were the highlights of my holiday. I learned so much and felt really safe. Best of all, he gave me the confidence to go to a level I had never gone to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Joe T
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

What a time it was surfing with Alan! Was my first go at surfing. He got me up and on a wave on my first try! Excellent teacher. Very down to earth person and cool to talk to. Can’t wait to go back and surf...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Danny C
jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Yeeew Danny , bigger thanks to you for keeping my record intact with students standing on their very first wave ,and Dee!! Look forward to surfing and/ or snowboarding with you again one day!! Alan.

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We send our valued clients to Burkie’s every summer, without fail the children are excited to spend their days on the waves. We are comfortable knowing they’re well taken care of and have a best time possible. Hands down recommend !!

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank aurora d
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank David M
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.

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank climieru
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you Joe, you are the man!

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

Date of experience: February 2018
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