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Harrison’s Cave

Harrison’s Cave (Highway 2, Welchman Hall, St. Thomas Parish) — A unique phenomenon of nature, Harrison’s Cave is an amazing gallery of stalactites hanging from the roof of the cave, and stalagmites that emerge from the ground, with streams of crystal-clear running water that drop from breathtaking waterfalls to form deep emerald pools. The stalactites […]

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Folkestone Marine Park and Visitor Centre

Folkestone Marine Park and Visitor Centre (Hwy. 1, Church Point, Holetown, St. James Parish) —  this is a combination recreational park and educational museum/aquarium.  Along with tennis and basketball courts, the park has good snorkeling, and experienced divers can check out the Stavronikita shipwreck (a 365 ft. Greek freighter that was deliberately sunk in 1978 […]

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Fishing

Fishing – Barbados’ warm Caribbean waters offer visitors (and of course locals) many opportunities to conduct sports fishing, and catch a range of fish, such as Barracuda, Tuna, Wahoo, and Marlin, among others. Among the sports fishing operators that visitors can contact, to arrange fishing expeditions, are:  www.barbadosfishingtrip.com, www.iouchartersbarbados.net; www.fishingbarbados.com, http://sportfishingbarbados.com/

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Crop Over Festival

Crop Over Festival (Various Locations) – held annually from late June to early August, Crop Over is Barbados’ biggest and best –loved festival which sees the whole island taken over by the party spirit.  Events last five weeks and revelers can expect a heavy mix of live music, dancing, carnival, markets, cultural presentations and more.  […]

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Cricket

Cricket – due to the long-standing influence of British culture in Barbados, Cricket is a huge sport among locals (as well as within the rest of the English-speaking Caribbean).  Barbados is one of the international capitals of cricket and always contributes a large contingent to the West Indies team. Names like Sir Garfield Sobers, the […]

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Crane Beach

Crane Beach (St. Philip Parish) – located on the southeastern part of the island, this beach got its name because of a crane used to haul and load cargo when this area used to be a busy port.  These days, it’s considered by many to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Barbados – […]

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Brighton Beach

Brighton Beach (Spring Garden Hwy., Brighton, St. Michael Parish) – located just north of Bridgetown, this is a popular beach with the locals.   Close by is Cockspur Beach Club (which previously belonged to Malibu Rum).  The Beach Club has a building that provides a history of their rum line, souvenirs, and beach access.  The beach […]

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Bottom Bay Beach

Bottom Bay Beach (Hwy. 5, Apple Hall, St. Philip Parish) – this beach is located on Barbados’ southern coast, past the Crane Beach and Sam Lord’s Castle.  The beach is semi enclosed by high coral cliffs, providing a panoramic view of the south shore. The scene is completed by the presence of tall palm trees […]

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Barbados Golf Club

Barbados Golf Club (Durants, Christ Church) – located at the southern part of the island, this 18-hole course has become the soul of golfing in Barbados for local players as well as hotel guests and visitors cruising through the Caribbean.  The course was approved and sanctioned by the PGA European Tour to host a PGA […]

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Sheraton Mall

Sheraton Mall (Sargeant’s Village, Christ Church) — Sheraton Mall has the distinction of being the first as well as the largest mall on the island with over 120 stores and services including a Food Court and multiplex cinema. The mall features two floors and several outside shops that carry accessories and apparel, electronics, health and […]