Barbados

Things to do

Things to do

World class watersports including surfing at Soup Bowl on the east coast and various breaks along the west when the swell is up. The south coast has great surf and a spot on the world windsurfing tour at Silver Sands.

Travel inland to various plantation houses which put on meals and exhibitions. Visit the animal flower cave or Barbados wildlife reserve.

  • Scuba diving. There are also many diving tour operators for every level of experience to explore coral reefs as well as sunken ships. The waters around Barbados are some of the most transparent in the Caribbean.
  • Nightclubbing. at beach bars such as the Harbour Lights and the boat yard and the St. Lawrence Gap (a strip of bars, restaurants and hotels). The two most notable nightclubs on the island are Priva, located in Holetown, and Sugar Ultra Lounge, the largest nightclub in St. Lawrence Gap.
  • Catamaran Cruises,  +1 246-429-8967fax: +1 246-418-0002, e-mail: . daily. A catamaran cruise with opportunities to snorkel with sea turtles and snorkel above shipwrecks. The tour includes transportation to and from the harbour, all drinks (alcohol included) and a buffet lunch. A cheaper version of the tour is offered that skips the buffet lunch. Turtle-snorkelling-only cruises are offered as well.B$150 per adult, credit cards accepted with 4% charge.
  • Atlantis Submarine Tours,  +1 246-4368929. Dive down nearly 50m below sea level in a real submarine. For people who dare not dive, this is a convenient way to get close to marine life, corals and sunken ships. Morning tours are recommended since later tours may be canceled due to rough surface conditions. Minibuses from the centre also pass nearby but leave only from the northern (market) bus terminal, thus a cab might make more sense. US$180/couple.

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