Activities and things to do in
Besides the beaches are there a
lot of things to do in Barbados? Yes there are the island
may be small only 166 square miles but the island has a
reputation of being choc full of things to see and
do. So if you believe that Barbados is just a typical
tropical beach holiday you will be pleasantly surprised
with the number of activities available to you while you
are on vacation.
So along with the dazzling
waters of the Caribbean Sea and the miles of spectacular
coral sand beaches found around the island. Barbados rich
history, strong traditions, cultural diversity, warm
tropical weather and extraordinarily beautiful landscape
create an environment where there are a variety of things
Here we have listed some of the
things to do in Barbados while you enjoy all that is
Barbadian, the Bajan beer, our Bajan cuisine, our Bajan
music and of course our Bajan hospitality...
Barbados Horseback Riding Adventure
Experience Barbados with a guided horseback riding
tour and enjoy the island scenic beauty and rich
cultural heritage. Some tours combine the rugged beauty
of the Scotland District National Park with our
spectacular white sandy beaches...
Other tours take you through the island’s old sugar
plantations with their magnificent Jacobean great houses
and fields of lush sugar cane.
Here to experience Barbados with a guided horseback
Barbados Snorkeling Adventure
Along with witnessing a turtle hatching release
which usually takes place between the months of July
and October... swimming with the sea turtles along the
tranquil west coast of the island is a must do
experience for anyone visiting the island.
So experience this unique opportunity to snorkel over
shipwrecks, a beautiful tropical reef, swim, play and
feed the sea turtles while you cruise the crystal
clear waters of the west coast...
Learn more about the
Sea Turtle Adventure
Barbados Fishing Adventure
Barbados fishing expeditions are an age old
phenomenon, as old as the island it self. Fishing in
Barbados spectacular turquoise waters dates back
many centuries. To a time when this beautiful island
was home to the native Indians of the region like
the Arawak Indians.
In those early days before the island was settle by
the English fishing made sense to the early
inhabitants. Today fishing still makes sense to the
modern day Barbadian...
more about Barbados Fishing
Barbados Sailing Adventure
Barbados like most tropical destinations has
excellent sailing conditions almost all year
round. Sailing affords you the opportunity to
experience the spectacular scenery of the island
from offshore. If you are a landlubber or you are
worry about rough waters no need to be most of the
cruises set sail from the capital Bridgetown and
cruise along the island’s West coast.
This is the Caribbean side of the island which is
normally calmer and extremely picturesque. There
is no better way to celebrate your vacation in
this island paradise than to have an exhilarating
sail with friends and family along the picturesque
coastline of the island.
I guarantee you will enjoy sailing along the
turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea while
stopping for snorkeling on some of the best coral
reefs and shipwrecks. ...
more about why sailing is one of the things to
do in Barbados
Surfing In Barbados
One of the beach attraction Barbados is better
known for is surfing.The island has been
naturally blessed with barrier reefs which
provide ideal conditions for all types of
surfing. Added to these coral reefs the
island’s picture perfect beaches, spectacular
turquoise waters and cranking waves provide the
perfect mix for world class surfing action
almost everyday of the year.
So whether it is surfing, wind surfing, kite
surfing and body surfing Barbados is the perfect
destination for action pack surfing.
more about why surfing should be one of the
things to do in Barbados
Hiking has been an integral part of the
things to do while vacationing on the island
for a number of years.
Hike lets you discover Barbados off the beaten
track... the Barbados, most visitors never get
to see! Take a guided Barbados hiking tour
through the gullies and over the hills to some
of the most beautiful, picturesque parts of
the island you can imagine.
more about hiking in Barbados
Barbados Scuba Diving
Scuba diving in Barbados mainly takes
place on the island’s sheltered west and
south coast. Here you'll find two
distinct barrier reefs and some magnificent
shipwrecks combine to create some brightly
coloured coral gardens. These outstanding
coral gardens are home to some rare marine
species like seahorses and frog fish.
Along with these rare species there are an
abundance of small tropical reef fish like
grunts, snappers, chubs and the larger open
ocean fish like sting rays, eels and eagle
about Scuba diving in Barbados
Barbados is perhaps the most idyllic of
all the Caribbean islands! Picture perfect
beaches, spectacular turquoise waters and
exotic tropical gardens all combined to
make the island a romantic getaway for
But there is more to this honeymooners
paradise than spectacular natural
beauty... Friendly people, a number of
world-class restaurants and a wide
selection of charming resorts make
Barbados the intimate sojourn you’ll
cherish for a life time...
more about honeymoons in Barbados
Celebrating your love with a Barbados
wedding can be as easy as saying I do. Not
only because of the island’s relaxed
atmosphere, shimmering white sands or even
its lush tropical gardens but... because
of Barbados’s strong tradition in hosting
So whether it’s an elaborate traditional
church wedding or a simpler garden or
beach ceremony Barbados is the ideal
destination for your wedding and
honeymoon. World-class services are
available to cater to every aspect of your
special day just the way you want it...
more about Barbados weddings
Shop In Barbados
A Barbados shopping adventure is fun,
that's why it remains one of the main
things to do on the island. You get to
explore some of the finest duty-free
shops to be found in the Caribbean. So
whether you browse around our duty free
stores on Broad Street in Bridgetown,
the quaint shopping center in
Speightstown or the vendors mall along
the very popular Accra Beach you'll soon
realise that Barbados is a shoppers
Learn more about shopping in Barbados.
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