Bridgetown Attractions

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  • Barbados Bus Terminal
  • Grantley Adams Airport
  • The first thing any visitor to Barbados will notice is the abundance of natural beauty and seemingly endless white sand beaches, the most famous of which is Crane Beach, rated "one of the ten best beaches in the world" by Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. All beaches in Barbados are open to the public and surfing to SCUBA diving are popular activities here.

    SCUBA diving in Barbados is ideal year-round with an average water temperature of 80°F and visibility from 40 to 70 feet. Reef diving is available around the island within two miles from shore; wreck diving is plentiful with over 200 wrecks in Carlisle Bay alone.

    Explore Barbados at your leisure by renting a car or by taking an island safari tour which can include viewing, feeding, and possibly even swimming with leatherback and hawksbill turtles. If you choose to drive yourself, don't miss making a visit to Sam Lord's Castle, Speightstown, Sir Frank Huston Sugar Museum, Gun Hill Signal Station, the Barbados Museum, and Sunbury Plantation House.

    Regular matches of cricket, the national sport of Barbados, can be seen regularly at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown. Polo is another well-loved British sport with four polo fields located throughout the island. After an afternoon match, enjoy a relaxing sunset catamaran cruise or party hard with the pirates onboard the Jolly Roger Pirate Cruise (currently undergoing a complete refurbishment).

    If you're looking to explore nature, don't miss Welchman Hall Gully with it's beautiful foliage and natural rock formations. Harrison's Cave is a stunning limestone cavern filled with crystals, stalactites and stalagmites; don your hardhat, climb aboard the trolley and journey down into the center of the earth for an experience in beauty you'll soon not forget.

    Duty-free shopping is another experience in Barbados not-to-be-missed. With bargains available for purchasing liquor, tobacco, electronics, perfume, jewelry, as well as china and crystal, visitors can save up to 50% over purchasing items at home. The main shopping area is the capital city of Bridgetown with other shops located at Bayshore Complex and Pelican Village on the outskirts of Bridgetown.

    Also look for local Barbadian items to purchase like crafts, straw bags, artwork, and of course, Barbadian rum cake; you can also take a tour of the Mount Gay Rum factory, home to the 'world's oldest rum.'

    Church Point Beach

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    Colony Club Public Access

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    Andromeda Botanic Gardens

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    Located in St. Joseph
    Bathsheba, St. Joseph

    A Little Bit of Eden on the Island... read more

    Glory Tours

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    2 Western Avenue
    Fort George Heights

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    Soup Bowl at Bathsheba

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    Coastal Road

    Hang ten on the best breaks... read more

    Parliament Buildings

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    Trafalgar Street

    Third oldest of its kind... read more


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    East Coast Road

    Drama is an Understatement... read more

    Accra Beach

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    Highway 7, Rockley Beach
    Accra Beach Resort

    Bustling with Activity... read more

    Billfisher II

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    The Careenage

    Get your fish story... read more

    West Side Scuba Centre

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    Baku Beach

    An underwater haven... read more

    West Coast Beaches

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    Along the Western Coastline
    Saint Peter

    Fun in the sand... read more

    Silver Rock Beach

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    Silver Sands

    Windsurfer's delight... read more


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    Sunset Crest
    Plaza 2

    Island hopping... read more

    Verandah Art Gallery

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    Wharf Road
    The Spirit Bond

    Local art... read more


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    Silver Sands Beach

    Perfect cat... read more

    Tall Ships Cruises

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    The Shallow Draught Harbour
    Bridgetown Port

    Walk the plank... read more

    HeatWave Sailing Cruises

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    Royal Mail Building
    Cavans Lane

    Swim with the turtles... read more

    Stiletto Catamaran Cruises

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    1st Avenue Dover

    See the sea in a chartered cat... read more

    Mango's Fine Art Gallery

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    West End #2 Queen's Street

    Island art... read more

    St. Michael's Cathedral

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    Spry Street, east of National Heroes Square

    Historic cathedral... read more

    Baxter's Road

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    Baxter's Road

    Walk the walk... read more
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