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Bodie's School of Surf

Fairholme Gardens | Maxwell, Oistins 246246, Barbados
+1 246-256-0191
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Great teacher. Great fun. Worth every dollar!

I've been for a couple lessons in the past and always been taught a sloppy way of standing up... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hanna M
via mobile
Favourite Experience of my Vacay

Bodie is an absolutely stellar teacher. He is very kind, laid back, patient & hilarious. He is very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LeahKatrinaVS
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Kingston, Canada
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Fairholme Gardens | Maxwell, Oistins 246246, Barbados
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been for a couple lessons in the past and always been taught a sloppy way of standing up. Bodie made the 'pop-up' seem easy and made sure we all caught some awesome waves. I loved it so much I went back twice in my...More

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bodie is an absolutely stellar teacher. He is very kind, laid back, patient & hilarious. He is very thorough with the training and will not let you fail! Bodie had a GoPro set up on my board so I was able to get footage of...More

Thank LeahKatrinaVS
Reviewed 4 days ago

We got Bodie's number through the bartender at our hotel - he came with an excellent recommendation from everyone we spoke to prior to the lesson. Bodie definitely lived up to our expectations. Reached out to him via Whatsapp, and he was super communicative, helpful,...More

1  Thank emilysrosen
Reviewed 6 days ago

Didn't think I would get much out of a first time surfing lesson, knowing that surfing takes a lot of practice. But Bodie made it very easy and fun, definitely the highlight of my trip (I ended the day easily being able to stand up...More

1  Thank Anwar M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Bodie is literally the best surfing instructor. I've taken lessons from other surfers but they would just push me into waves and that's it. Bodie explained the mechanics behind surfing, why you pop up the way you do, why looking where you wanna go takes...More

1  Thank Christina J
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bodie is a legend! Great guy who is super determined to get you up and riding. His teaching style is easy going and effective and the sessions are so much fun, surfing beautiful beaches with sea turtles in the sun. Highly recommend if your in...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had my best surfing experience on Barbados with Bodie's school! The place is fantastic, warm sea with turtles around, beatiful coast view you can enjoy from the water, waves are perfect for beginners. Bodie is very helpful, encouraging and professional. I have greatly...More

Thank Даша П
Reviewed 1 week ago

So we were in Barbados for our Honeymoon and met a couple who were going to take surfing lessons. They raved about how great Bodie was, how he could teach anyone to surf and how we'd have fun learning. They were exactly right. Bodie is...More

1  Thank justinbrewer22
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first surfed with Bodie 2 years ago on vacation in Barbados. Upon returning last week for vacation a 2nd time, surfing with Bodie was the first priority on our list... twice in fact in 3 days. My wife and I cannot say enough about...More

1  Thank Todd W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got home from our second trip to Barbados and by far, Bodie's School of Surf is our favorite adventure. We surfed with Bodie 2 years ago and didn't stop talking about how much we loved it, how beautiful the island was, and how...More

1  Thank joliver311
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Dapz69
Hello, My wife and I will be arriving to Barbados next Saturday 18th April and would like to give surfing a go for the first time. What are your rates and when is a good time to have a lesson? Thanks, Dapz
12 April 2015|
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