We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Surf School BVI

Josiah's Bay, VG1110, Tortola
+1 284-343-0002
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Great experience in the perfect setting

Stumbled upon Surf School BVI when we ventured down to Josiah's Bay today. What a find! Steve and... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
turnepf
,
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Tim and Jennifer - Fourth of July/Anniversary Stay

Many thanks to Alex for showing my wife and I wonderful sites, the historical context... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
126tjc
,
Conroe, United States
Read all 81 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Come and take your first steps on a surfboard at beautiful Josiah's Bay in the unbeatable British Virgin Islands. Surfing is fun, it makes you fit and it gives you ocean confidence.Here in the BVI we are blessed with some of the best surf in the Caribbean. For beginners, Josiah’s Bay has perfect waves for learning to surf..Come and join us – take your first steps on a surfboard with us.
  • Excellent99%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“josiah's bay” (30 reviews)
“rash vest” (2 reviews)
“learn how” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Josiah's Bay, VG1110, Tortola
CONTACT
Website
+1 284-343-0002
Write a ReviewReviews (81)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"josiah's bay"
in 30 reviews
"rash vest"
in 2 reviews
"learn how"
in 2 reviews
"laid back"
in 4 reviews
"lesson"
in 27 reviews
"steve"
in 60 reviews
"waves"
in 30 reviews
"board"
in 21 reviews
"bvi"
in 35 reviews
"crew"
in 11 reviews
"beach"
in 27 reviews
"teaching"
in 4 reviews
"novice"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2018

Stumbled upon Surf School BVI when we ventured down to Josiah's Bay today. What a find! Steve and David were awesome and had the kids up on boards in a matter of minutes. They had such an amazing time we had a hard time getting...More

Thank turnepf
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Many thanks to Alex for showing my wife and I wonderful sites, the historical context, environmental importance, and patience of the activities we did. The hike to Mount Alma early in the morning to see the sunrise was most fantastic. The kayaking in the mangrove...More

Thank 126tjc
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Steve and Icah were super helpful, patient and professional. Steve gave my girlfriend a beginner lesson and had her surfing in no time! Icah took me out for an "Improver" lesson which was a great way to get to know the break and where to...More

2  Thank evan b
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

My friends and I were staying at The Tamarind Club in Tortola for a night before our BVI catamaran charter. I was so happy to walk 15 mins down the road and find the gorgeous Josiah's Bay beach. We had beers and a long lunch...More

Thank BungEmsworth
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 May 2017

My husband and our 11YO daughter took lessons in late March, and it was a great experience. Josiah's Bay is a great location for novice surfers to improve their skills, and we felt that Steve and his crew provided many chances for each surf student...More

1  Thank Cathy W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Sand bottom, good size wave for learning to surf, unexploited, not crowded, friendly and laid back island vibe and fantastic pro surfers as teachers. I can't see any how any other surf school worldwide can even compete! We booked Icah for the intro lesson and...More

1  Thank Angela M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Whether you are beginner or you know how to surf you can have fun at this beach. Steve and Icah are great and willing to help you out in any way. They have a HUGE selection of boards to choose from. The beach itself is...More

2  Thank Danielle M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We spent a few days surfing at Josiah's Bay with our mixed group of beginners and experienced surfers. Steve and his crew were awesome! I highly recommend spending time at Surf School BVI for anyone who wants to learn to surf while in Tortola. There...More

2  Thank Erika C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Recently came back from BVI where I stayed near Josiah's Bay with a group of my girlfriends. Most of us never surfed before but Steve was extremely patient, handling all five of us! We had so much fun and we all felt safe. We loved...More

2  Thank Gizelle A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Steve has all great reviews! I'd probably give him one too, if he'd showed up for our surf lesson May 24, 2016. We'd emailed, we were on a cruise and had one day in Tortola. Trying surfing sounded fun. We spent a couple hours waiting...More

4  Thank Paula F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 24 hotels in Tortola
Turtle Bay Resort
91 reviews
1.20 km away
Hodge's Creek Marina Hotel
29 reviews
3.30 km away
Moorings Mariner Inn Hotel
239 reviews
3.50 km away
Guana Island
245 reviews
3.51 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Brandywine Estate Restaurant
424 reviews
3.75 km away
Dove Restaurant
310 reviews
4.40 km away
De Loose Mongoose
251 reviews
5.91 km away
French Deli & Gourmet Shop
170 reviews
3.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tropical Day Sails
43 reviews
1.14 km away
Josiah's Bay
136 reviews
.02 km away
Sunny Caribbee Spice Shop & Art Gallery
101 reviews
4.49 km away
J.R. O'Neal Botanic Gardens
72 reviews
4.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Surf School BVI staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit