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.

Set in Christ Church Parish, 1.5 miles east of Atlantic Shores, Surfer's Point is on the South East coast of Barbados. You might want to drop by regardless of whether you are 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.

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.

Unfortunately, public restrooms aren't available, but you may be able to find facilities at a nearby business.

Since Surfer's Point happens to be located within a commonly visited area, you might want consider the time when you plan your visit.

What's Nearby


Visitors will find this beach on Barbados' South East coast; this area boasts other attractions such as South Point Lighthouse, which is only a short distance away, so some will want to take a cab, while others will find it a nice walk.

Beaches and museums may seem an odd combination to some, but some visitors find that museums like Barbados Concorde Experience (located two and a half miles to the northeast) offer rare insight into Caribbean life and a new way to experience Barbados' culture.

The beach is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The table below lists other attractions that are nearby.

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 in the St. Lawrence Gap area, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Those visiting Surfer's Point who are seeking some additional excitement might consider going to St. Lawrence Gap, because it's close-by and is an area full of activity.


How many other people you encounter at Surfer's Point will depend on if you visit during a popular season, which is often indicated by how busy the hotels are. The area does not have very many large hotels, but you may meet guests staying at smaller accommodations in the area.

Visitors trying to find a hotel room close to the beach should find themselves in luck, as there are plenty of accommodations to choose from close-by. You'll find the closest and most convenient hotel booking options by looking over those listed below.

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


Even after a restful afternoon at the beach, the day isn't truly complete until you walk to an area restaurant, where you can dive into Barbados' specialty dishes, within a reachable distance. One of the closest places to eat is Pirate's Tavern. When you start to get hungry, you won't need to wait too long to eat as it's only a short distance away.

The following table lists nearby restaurants.

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

Travelers looking for a beach that's right for them will have plenty of other choices in Barbados besides Surfer's Point.

Another sun-drenched spot to consider is Long Bay Beach, which is located within a couple of miles.

Of course, Barbados has hundreds of natural wonders to discover, but Surfer's Point is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.


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