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Burkie Surf School

'Sea Spray', #108 Plover Court, Barbados
+1 246-832-1664
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Individual Lesson WAY BETTER Thank Group Lessons

Alan is a legend in the surfing community, not just in Barbados, but around the world. He competed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
climieru
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Joseph King

First I would like to thank Alan. The instructions were very well delivered, I liked that Alan... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jwk793
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank jwk793
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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Joe, you are the man!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank Jim T
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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 18 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 5 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

Thank Jessica O
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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 8 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 2 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.

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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 2 January 2018

Thank you !!

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

We were introduced to the Burkes (Alan and his delightful wife Sonia) by mutual Barbadian friends who now live in our town in Connecticut. We sprang for a family lesson for a few hours during our five-day Christmas week trip, and MAN was it worth...More

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jjjsurferBarbados, Owner at Burkie Surf School, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2017

Amazing review , thank you so very much guys , everyone of you did fantastic , especially Dad of whom was a humble "semi pro" surfer with text book technique. Thanks again. Burkie

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Many coaches are world class surfers but are not so good at teaching.. Alan is the best coach I have had. I have improved my surfing significantly after two sessions, learning so much from him. Very patient and fun to spend time with. I cant...More

Thank Sean G
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