Surfer's Point

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 toward the center of Christ Church Parish, 1.5 miles east of Atlantic Shores, Surfer's Point is on the South East edge of Barbados. You might want to drop by even if you are not staying nearby. While Surfer's Point is not the most secluded beach in Barbados, it retains the right amount of intimacy and natural beauty to attract small crowds.

How to Access The Beach
Surfer's Point is accessible from a few well maintained roads.

Amenities and Ambiance

Surfer's Point features white sand and often choppy emerald waters.

Please note that public restrooms are not available, which is something to consider if you plan to spend a full day in the sun.

Since Surfer's Point is located in an area commonly frequented by travelers, many try to show up early.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Surfer's Point is beautiful natural attraction, which you'll find on the South East coast of Barbados. It is near some interesting sites like South Point Lighthouse, which is only a short distance away. Visitors will have the option to take a taxi or to walk, and it is one of a number of favorite destinations in the area.

History-focused attractions such as St. Philip's Church are a wonderful compliment to the scenery of Surfer's Point, plus they allow vacationers to learn more about Barbados, without venturing too far from the coast. In fact, this shoreline is six miles to the north of this place of historical interest.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Surfer's Point
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
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
Lucky 7 Arcade Oistins Slot Machine Arcade 2.7 mi. W Barbados
Heritage Park and Rum Factory Operating Distillery 4.0 mi. NNE Barbados
Silver Fox Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 4.7 mi. W Barbados
South Gap Arcade Slot Machine Arcade 4.7 mi. W Barbados
Sunbury Plantation House & Museum Museum 5.3 mi. N Barbados
Sir Garfield Sobers Sports Complex Sporting Event Venue 5.4 mi. WNW Barbados
Barbados Olympic Museum Museum 5.4 mi. WNW Barbados
Lucky Horseshoe Saloon Worthing Slot Machine Arcade 5.5 mi. W Barbados
On The Wall Art Gallery Champers Art Gallery 5.6 mi. W Barbados

Cities and Towns

Surfer's Point is near St. Lawrence Gap, so you can explore the city as part of your day at the beach. Guests visiting Surfer's Point who are hoping to find other opportunities for exploration might want to think about heading to St. Lawrence Gap, which is nearby and is a particularly bustling part of Barbados.

Hotels

The popularity of this spot on any given day can vary, depending on everything from the time the sun sets to how many hotel rooms have been booked nearby. There are not many large hotels nearby, but you may encounter visitors from some of the area's smaller options.

Those looking for a room close to Surfer's Point shouldn't find it that difficult, as there is no shortage of accommodations to pick from in the area. You can find the closest lodging options by looking over what's listed in the following table.

Accommodations near Surfer's Point
Hotel Distance Direction Type
Ocean Spray Beach Apartments 0.1 mi. W Hotel
Silverpoint Villa Hotel 0.5 mi. WSW 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

Food

A trip to the beach isn't complete until you enjoy a meal at a local restaurant, where you can dive into Barbados' specialty dishes, within just a few miles of this shoreline. One of the nearest places to eat is Pirate's Tavern. Some guests will choose to take a cab here, while others will want to walk as it's just a short distance away.

Nearby dining options are provided in the following table.

Restaurants near Surfer's Point
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Pirate's Tavern -- -- -- 1.0 mi. WSW
Surfer's Bay (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
Chefette Oistins (246) 418-8750 International Very Casual -- --
KFC Oistins (246) 428-0469 American Very Casual -- --
Chefette Airport (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
Oistin's Fish Fry -- -- -- 2.6 mi. W
Ixoria Bar and Restaurant (246) 428-3897 Bajan, Fusion Very Casual 3.3 mi. W
Butterfly Beach Hotel Restaurant (246) 428-9095 Caribbean Very Casual 3.4 mi. W

Other Beaches

Barbados has several beautiful beaches, so Surfer's Point is not your only option.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Long Bay Beach, which is located three quarters of a mile to the northeast.

Perhaps Surfer's Point is the most convenient coastline for you to visit, but some travelers itch to explore more; in which case there are other beaches (and other outdoor attractions) worth trying.

 

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