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Dread or Dead Surf Shop

Hastings Main Road | Bridgetown, Barbados
(246) 228-4785
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Type: Shops, Surf Camps
Owner description: Dread Or Dead surf shop is a surfing technical and funtional fashion retail store. We offer surf lessons, tours and board hire/rental through our surf... more » Owner description: Dread Or Dead surf shop is a surfing technical and funtional fashion retail store. We offer surf lessons, tours and board hire/rental through our surf school Surf In Barbados as well as SUP lessons, tours and hire/rental through our SUP shop SUP In Barbados. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We booked an initial surf lesson for our little boy (then 7) last year with Dread or Dead and it was so good the minute we arrived on the island this year I went into the shop and immediately booked a set of 3 lessons. My boy is now 8 and Russell in the shop was great with him. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

What a great , fun and easy way to learn to surf. My son and husband were complete novices but were up on their boards within 10 minutes thanks to great tuition . They had an awesome time surfing with the most experienced surfer on the island. Great and friendly Bajan service . We're going back for paddle boarding and... More

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Windsor, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Thank you to Russell at Dread or dead for giving my two boys a great afternoons surfing in Barbados. The boys are now hooked and can not stop talking about Russell and their introduction to surfing. Will definitely be back. On behalf of Liam & Sean.

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Was a great experience, well worth the price. We all learned to surf on our first day. I only wish we could have filmed it.

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had traveled to Barbados shortly after a trip to SoCal where I fell in love with surfing. I wanted to grab another few lessons to really dial this craft in. Saw Dread or Dead while driving through town, the shop looked legit and it was close to the water. I instantly assumed this was the place to go. Took a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Our group one mother, 2 young ladies and 1 teenager all had the time of our lives....Thanks Russel and Matthew for making us all feel like winners...see you next time..

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My girlfriend and I went to Barbados to live for a month prior to starting graduate school. We wanted to find a place that was peaceful, close to the states, but also had great surf. That was our criteria for the trip: somewhere we could go, wake up when we want, and surf every day. Barbados was the perfect place... More

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We came across Dread or Dead Surf Shop because our hotel was near by. My husband really wanted to do some surfing on our trip while I was less than excited about the idea, but this turned out to be a real highlight of the trip. The shop is very nice and the staff is even better. My husband and... More

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

First trip to Barbados, won't be the last... Having never surfed before we took our 10 year old for a surf lesson with Matthew from Dread or Dead..We met Russell and Matthew at the shop and were taken to Carlisle bay. Matthew was brilliant soooo patient, our son surfed all the way to the beach..Fantastic memories, I was so impressed... More

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Matran, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I should have come to Barbados 21 years ago, the chaps on Hawai told me learning to surf is Way to difficult, Matthew made me Ride the Wave within 2 hours... . Outstanding .......thx and I will be back....

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