Barbados Surf Trips
Three Must-Visit Locations for Devoted Surfers
Barbados is a coral stone island located at the most easterly point of the Caribbean. Barbados surf trips are a major attraction for those who enjoy beautiful beaches, cool breezes, crystal clear water, never-ending sunshine, pleasant locals and good partying. This is a friendly island with many personalities.
Here are three locations to visit on your Barbados surf trips that are so perfect, whatever the weather, you’ll be clamoring to be back:
1. Bathsheba on the East Coast
The Soup Bowl, located on the East coast near the town of Bathsheba, is internationally recognized in the surfing world. This is the number one surf travel area, and a must for any current or future Barbados surf trips. It has intermediate to advanced surf breaks, other East coast breaks include Parlor and Cattlewash. It’s easy to find a surf tour company online that will show you the best breaks suited to your surfing ability.
2. Surfer’s Point Guest House
If you want to relax on your Barbados surf trips, whether it is pure surfing, kite or windsurfing, this guesthouse will give you the perfect family vacation. The beachfront Surfer’s Point really does make for an affordable surf Barbados family vacation, and it provides an intimate atmosphere in its seven rooms. They offer surfing lessons to get you started, and instructors to help you as you progress.
3. Silver Sands
This is where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Caribbean Sea at the Southern tip of the island. There are rough points where the wind can lift a kite surfer 30 feet off the water, and also carved out bays sheltered from the wind and perfect for surfing. Like the rest of Barbados, surfing at Silver Sands is cheap compared to other places in the world.
Barbados holds the Atlantic’s most consistent surf, and is home to a variety of breaks and swells on all sides of the island.