A guide to the Popular Barbados Surfing Spots
Barbados Surfing On The East Coast
The Soup Bowl is Barbados most popular surf spot. This highly rated surf spot has been listed by world famous surfer Kelly Slater as one of his top five surf locations in the world. Surfers from around the world come to the soup bowl between August and November not only because of the fantastic waves but also for the terrific atmosphere, great food and friendly people.
The Soup Bowl’s location at Bathsheba on the island’s scenic east coast is home to the most consistent waves found on the island. The wave at the Soup Bowl is mainly a right that breaks in approximately seven feet of water on a rock ledge that sticks out into the Atlantic Ocean.
Big surf and heavy barrels are the hallmarks that make the Soup Bowl a world-class surf spot suitable for the more experience surfers who compete at the annual reef classic every November.
Surfing In Barbados On The South Coast
South Point like the Soup Bowl is another great way to experience Barbados surfing culture. Although not as popular as Bathsheba, surfing at South Point is favourable between November and July especially during low tide.
Located on the action pack South coast of the island, South point is mainly a left break consisting of hollow fast waves. This multiple peak wave is extremely popular with the many local and international surfers who visit the island.
Surfing on the West Coast of Barbados
Barbados Surfing on the North East Coast
Maycocks and Duppies are also popular surf spots located on the North West side of Barbados. Of all the islands popular surf spots Maycocks is often describe as a surfers paradise mainly because you wouldn’t find any major development like houses or buildings on this small Barbadian beach.
What you’ll find depending on the swell is a super long
wave that seems to go forever...
These are the popular surfing spots in Barbados. Each one combine’s the island spectacular white sand beaches and natural beauty with a festive atmosphere that can’t be beaten any where else.