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Surf x BJJ Weekend Retreat

June 07, 2024 - June 10, 2024

Join us for a luxury weekend of riding waves and mastering Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the stunning 4-star Watergate Bay Hotel in Newquay.

Date and time


Fri, 7 Jun 2024 10:00 – Mon, 10 Jun 2024 11:00 BST


Watergate Bay Hotel, Trevarrian Hill, Newquay, UK

Trevarrian Hill Newquay TR8 4AA United Kingdom

Surf x BJJ Weekend Retreat with 3-time World Champion Tom Barlow at Watergate Bay Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

Join Tom Barlow and North Shore BJJ for a luxury weekend of surfing and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the stunning 4-star Watergate Bay Hotel in Newquay, Cornwall, UK. This small and exclusive in-person event is perfect for surf and BJJ enthusiasts looking to improve their skills, meet like-minded people, and have a blast; active relaxation at its finest!

Event Details:

  • Date: Friday 7th – Monday 10th June 2024
  • Location: Watergate Bay Hotel and North Shore BJJ, Newquay, UK


What and where:

During this action-packed weekend, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from Tom Barlow who boasts 3 World titles, 2 European titles and 5 times British Champion. Tom will join you in the surf whilst you enjoy surf lessons with our partners Wavehunters right on the beach below the hotel.

Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced practitioner, there’s something for everyone!

Immerse yourself in the beautiful surroundings of Watergate Bay as you catch waves and practice BJJ techniques. The hotel offers luxury accommodations and top-notch facilities including 25 meter pool, hot tub and sauna all overlooking the beach, ensuring a relaxing and enjoyable stay.

We have reserved a selection of rooms but can also make alternative arrangements within the hotel. In addition, this package would be suitable to bring along a non-participant partner (husband/wife etc), they can enjoy the facilities whilst you enjoy the retreat.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to combine two incredible sports in one memorable weekend. Grab your surfboard, put on your gi, and get ready for an unforgettable Surf x BJJ experience at Watergate Bay Hotel!

This retreat is aimed at BJJ enthusiasts looking for quality coaching in a non-competitive environment where you can take part in other activities to promote active relaxation.


Arrival will be available on Friday 7th June, you can use the hotel facilities prior to checking in, relax, swim in the pool, walk on the beach and relax.

Saturday morning after a delicious breakfast at the hotel, we will transfer you to our beautiful academy at North Shore BJJ in Newquay town, just 10 minutes away.

Instruction from Tom Barlow will take place in our air-conditioned academy with sprung mats.

After the morning training, we will transport you back to the hotel where you can arrange a light lunch in one of the hotel’s many eateries and then relax in the living space before walking down to the beach for your surfing lesson with Wavehunters.

After the surfing, the afternoon and evening is yours to decide, either eat in the hotel restaurant or head to Newquay town.

Sunday will be a repeat, except that instruction in the club will be nogi. Following lunch etc, you will head out on the waves again and then relax in the living space, pool or wherever suits before we meet for a group dinner at the hotel’s Zacrys restaurant on the seafront (additional cost).

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Watergate Bay Hotel
Trevarrian Hill
Newquay, United Kingdom
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