Surfer's Point is a popular spot not only for surfing, but for a number of other water sports such as kayaking, waking boarding kitesurfing, and windsurfing. The surf can be rough, so it is not recommended for novice swimmers, but park benches make it easy to watch as others take on the risk.
Located in Christ Church Parish, 1.5 miles east of Atlantic Shores, Surfer's Point is on the South East edge of Barbados. You should consider stopping by even if you are not staying in the vicinity. At Surfer's Point, you'll find everything you need for a stress-free afternoon on the beach, without straying too far from the town proper.
Surfer's Point is accessible from a few well maintained roads.
Surfer's Point features white sand and often choppy emerald waters.
Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, though you may be able to use the facilities at a nearby business.
Keep in mind that the area right around Surfer's Point is highly urbanized, so plan accordingly.
You'll find this beach on Barbados' South East coast. It is close to South Point Lighthouse, which is located a mile and a half to the west, and it is one of the attractions in the region.
If you're interested in mixing a cultural experience with your visit to the beach, you might want to consider visiting Barbados Concorde Experience, a lovely museum found not a great distance away, giving beachgoers the chance to escape that hot midday sunshine.
If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the following table shows the closest options.
|South Point Lighthouse||Lighthouse||1.7 mi.||W||Barbados|
|Barbados Golf Club||Golf Course||2.0 mi.||NW||Barbados|
|Barbados Concorde Experience||Museum||2.4 mi.||NE||Barbados|
|Slot Machine Arcade||2.7 mi.||W||Barbados|
|Amusement Arcade||3.5 mi.||NE||Barbados|
|Operating Distillery||4.0 mi.||NNE||Barbados|
|Slot Machine Arcade||4.7 mi.||W||Barbados|
|Slot Machine Arcade||4.7 mi.||W||Barbados|
|Sunbury Plantation House & Museum||Museum||5.3 mi.||N||Barbados|
|Sporting Event Venue||5.4 mi.||WNW||Barbados|
|Lucky Horseshoe Saloon Worthing||Slot Machine Arcade||5.5 mi.||W||Barbados|
Tourists at Surfer's Point who are hoping to find a little additional excitement should consider making the trip to St. Lawrence Gap, since it's in the vicinity and is a particularly bustling part of Barbados.
The number of other people sharing spots in the sand can vary widely, depending on time of day, season, and how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may encounter guests from smaller accommodations in the area.
Since the beach is situated in a fairly popular vacation spot, it is not typically much of a challenge to find a hotel nearby that suits your needs. If you and your party are looking to get a place that's near the beach, the table below shows the closest options to Surfer's Point.
|Silverpoint Villa Hotel||--||--||Hotel|
|Shonlan Airport Hotel||--||--||Hotel|
|Little Arches Boutique Hotel||2.2 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Golden Sands Hotel Barbados||3.3 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Butterfly Beach Hotel||3.4 mi.||W||Hotel|
|Sea Breeze Beach Hotel All Inclusive||3.4 mi.||W||Resort|
|Casa Grande Hotel||3.5 mi.||NE||Resort|
|Barbados Beach Club||3.7 mi.||W||Resort|
|Bougainvillea Beach Resort||3.8 mi.||W||Resort|
|Croton Inn||3.9 mi.||W||Hotel|
If you're on the beach and start to get the munchies, don't worry, you'll have plenty of places to dine, without having to go too far.is one of the closest eateries. You and your group can get to this restaurant and start eating in just a few minutes since it's only a short distance away.
The following table provides a list of nearby dining options.
|(246) 262-5483||Caribbean||Very Casual||1.1 mi.||WSW|
|Jeremiah's at Barbados Golf Club||(246) 428-8463||Bajan, Caribbean||--||2.0 mi.||NW|
|(246) 418-8750||International||Very Casual||--||--|
|(246) 428-0469||American||Very Casual||--||--|
|(246) 418-8770||International||Very Casual||2.1 mi.||NNE|
|Surfer's Cafe||(246) 420-9283||International, Vegetarian||Very Casual||--||--|
|Cafe Luna||(246) 428-6172||International||Fine Dining||2.2 mi.||W|
|Reggae Grill||(246) 426-2142||Jamaican||Very Casual||2.6 mi.||WNW|
|Ixoria Bar and Restaurant||(246) 428-3897||Bajan, Fusion||Very Casual||3.3 mi.||W|
|(246) 428-9095||Caribbean||Very Casual||3.4 mi.||W|
Barbados has many beaches, so Surfer's Point is not your only option.
Vacationers may also want to visit Long Bay Beach, located only a short distance away.
While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Surfer's Point is both a beautiful natural attraction, and a fun hangout spot.
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