Tips & Tricks
Mullins Beach (Hwy. 1, Mullins Bay, St. Peter Parish) – located just south of Speightstown, this nice beach is considered safe for swimming and snorkeling. One major nearby amenity is Mullins Restaurant (which, along with providing meals, also rents out beach chairs and umbrellas).
Miami Beach (Enterprise Beach Road, Enterprise, Christ Church) — located in a mostly upscale residential area (on the island’s south central coast), this white sand beach (with cliffs on either end) is quiet except on weekends, when residents nearby come for a swim. You can find a palm-shaded parking area, snack carts, and chair rentals. […]
Pebbles Beach (off Bay Street, south of Bridgetown, Needham’s Point, St. Michael Parish) – located just south of Bridgetown, this white sand beach is one of Barbados’ best (with the southern end wrapping around the Hilton Barbados hotel). Due to its calm waters, it’s ideal for swimming (including children). Such waters are also ideal for […]
Windsurfing – along with surfing, Barbados is also a popular place for windsurfing as well as kiteboarding). The chances of wind are high and the waves are perfect for jumping and waveriding in sideshore winds. The best time to spend your windsurfing (or kiteboarding) vacation in Barbados is the period of time when the cooling […]
Mount Gay Distillery and Visitor Center (Spring Garden Highway, Bridgetown, St. Michael Parish) – drinkers all over are in some way familiar with Mount Gay brand rum. Here is the facility where it’s made. On site, there are regular 45-minute tours (from 9 am to 3:45 pm, from Monday to Friday). Along with witnessing the […]
Mount Gay Rum Round Barbados Race (Pebbles Beach, Aquatic Gap, St. Michael Parish) – this yachting event, held every January and conducted from the Barbados Cruising Club, dates back to the 19th century and is based upon bragging rights for the fastest “Trading Schooner”. This was a prize worth its weight in gold to captains […]