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What To See And Do In Barbados

With a plethora of excursions, attractions and sightseeing to get involved in, Barbados truly offers something for everyone. Explore the below tabs for the most up to date information on what to see and do in Barbados.

West Coast Barbados

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On the west coast there are many beaches where the water is calm and the waves are much smaller than on the south and east coast. The most popular beaches include Paynes Bay, Sandy Lane and Mullins Beach. This is the place to relax under the umbrellas and shade of Casurarina or Palm trees. Take a dip in the safety roped off areas or venture out on a jet ski.  The west coast is the best place for amazing sunsets.     

South Coast Barbados

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On the south coast the beaches have smaller waves than on the east coast and are good for swimming. The most popular beaches include Accra Beach and Carlisle Bay.

East Coast Barbados

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On the east coast, the beaches are white and the waves are much larger than the west and south coast. The shore is pounded by the Atlantic making it a delight for surfers around the world. Rated as one of the best beaches in the world, Crane beach is a must see. Also recommended is Bottom Bay.

Catamaran Cruise

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Relax while the luxury "Cats" skim you comfortably over the Caribbean sea with the wind in your face and a drink in your hand. Swim with the friendly sea turtles. Take Day Cruises, sunset cruises or private cruises.                                                                             

Scuba Diving

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There is some good diving in Barbados with sunken ships. All dive shops have one day tourist courses that allow even first timers to go diving the first day.

Atlantis Submarine

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Experience a unique underwater adventure in a submarine. Imagine yourself in a real submarine emerged into the Caribbean Sea.

Barbados ‘s rainbow of coral reefs offers a pristine watery home to sea horses, sponges & giant sand eels. Hidden caves and shipwrecks provide plenty of underwater nooks and crannies along a shoreline nested by Hawksbill Turtles

Surfing

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The Soup Bowl on Barbados east coast is one of the top surfing destinations in the Caribbean and hosts serveral international surfing competitions.

Deep Sea Fishing

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Wahoo, dorado, barracuda, tuna and sailfish, together with mighty blue marlin and shark, all patrol Barbados’s deep sea waters. There are plenty of game fishing tournaments and inshore competitions to join or just grab a rod and head to the jetty.

Harbour Master Cruise

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Harbour Master takes you on lunch and dinner cruises as well a offering private charters for weddings,birthdays and celebrations.

Island Safari

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The pioneer in Jeep Safari Island Tours in Barbados. Step into one of their comfortable safari rigged Land Rovers and prepare yourself for the Island Tour of your life.                                                                                       

Harrisons Cave

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This magnificent, crystallized limestone cavern is said to be one of the wonders of the world.

Wildlife Reserve

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If you enjoy close encounters with animals this will be just your cup of tea. Go at feeding time (2pm) and you will see the green monkeys up close.

Bathsheba

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Visit the East Coast of the Island where the Atlantic Sea meets the Caribbean Sea. Rugged terrain and surfing.

Flower Forest

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A botanical paradise: the flowers and plants in this garden will take your breath away.  This serene garden has some of the best views on the island, as it overlooks the Scotland District and the rugged east coast. Walk along the trails of this beautiful tropical garden and admire the blooms from every corner of the world.

Orchid World

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Set among the sugar cane fields in the parish of St George and with over 20,000 orchids in 5 orchid houses. Keep your eyes on the trees for orchids such as Schomburgkia that bloom once a year with spectacular results.

Andromeda Gardens

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Located in the beautiful Bathsheba area in St Joseph and features six acres of exotic tropical plants. The garden is home to a spectacular collection of over a 100 species of plants including heliconia, orchids, bromeliads, ferns, palms other tropical species.

Golf

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Barbados has some of the best courses in the Caribbean. Its golf courses include the following

  • Apes Hill
  • Barbados Golf Course
  • Royal Westmoreland
  • Sandy Lane                                                                                        

Horse Riding

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Enjoy wonderful views from your horseback as you ride at a leisurely pace along fun trails down to the beach.

St Nicholas Abbey         

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St. Nicholas Abbey, located in the parish of St. Peter, was built in 1658 and is only one of three genuine Jacobean mansions built in the Western hemisphere.

Sunbury House entrance

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Historic Houses

  • George Washington House
  • Sunbury House
  • Barbados Museum - Garrison Savannah
  • Barbados National Trust
  • Nidhe Israel Synagogue in Brdigetown
  • Tyrol Cot
  • Welchman Hall Gully
  • St John’s Church

The Concorde Experience

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The Concorde Experience is  thrilling experience for all those interested in flight in seeing concorde.

 

 

 

Lime Grove

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Lime Grove incorporates over 75 luxury branded designer retail stores including Armani, Cartier, Ralph Lauren, Gucci and many others in a setting which includes boutiques, restaurants, deli's, cafe's an art gallery, night club, cinema, world class fitness centre and spa.                           

Bajan Roots & Rythmns

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Bajan Roots & Rhythms, held at The Plantation Theatre, is the only dinner and stage show in Barbados designed to offer visitors a genuine representation of West Indian culture.

2nd Street in Holetown, is a stretch of street with many restaurants and bars. Be at the open street party on a Friday & saturday night.

St Lawrence on the South Coast is another famous night spot as well as HArbour Lights, Boat Yard and Club Extreme.

Oistins Fish Fry is a popular spot on  A Friday night for dinner and a place to party until early morning.