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Accra Beach

Accra Beach (Hwy. 7, Rockley, Christ Church) – a.k.a. “Rockley Beach”, this stretch of coastline offers a combination of exciting waves and calm swimming. A number of visitors that come here take part in windsurfing, sunfish sailing, Hobie Cat rides and snorkeling. In addition, boogie boarding and body surfing are also popular here. Afterwards, one […]

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Bert’s

Bert’s (Rockley, Christ Church) – this sports bar attracts many Canadian tourists (the bar owner himself, Bert, is Canadian, too). Expect the large flat-TV screens to show just as many ice hockey games as baseball, basketball, and other sports. Of course, Bert’s has its share of sports bar-friendly food, such as burgers, pizzas, nachos, sandwiches, […]

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The Atlantis

The Atlantis (The Atlantis Hotel, Tent Bay, St. Joseph Parish) – located within the Atlantis Barbados Hotel, this upscale restaurant is known for its West Indian Sunday buffets. The restaurant excels in all things Bajan: flying fish fillets, conch patties, pickled seacat (octopus), pepperpot stew and breadfruit cheesecake. Black and white historic photos on the […]

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Barbados Food& Wine and Rum Festival

Barbados Food& Wine and Rum Festival (various locations with Bridgetown and other parts of Barbados) – held every November, Barbados, already regarded as a premium destination for connoisseurs of rum and Caribbean cuisine, hosts this multi-day event, with famed chefs such as Tom Colicchio, Marcus Samuelsson, Ming Tsai, Tim Love, Iron Chef Jose Garces, and […]

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Dacostas Mall

Dacostas Mall (Broad Street, Bridgetown, St. Michael Parish) — Goods of various types are available, but the unique Bajan clothing and duty-free shops highlight the selection. Come for the lowest prices on jewelry, fragrances, liquors, china, arts and crafts, souvenirs, fine women’s and men’s swim wear, electronics and more.

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Bridgetown Cruise Terminal

Bridgetown Cruise Terminal (Bridgetown, St. Michael Parish) — Officially opened in January 1994, the Bridgetown Cruise Terminal is the center for all services provided for the use of cruise passengers and crew members visiting Barbados. It offers more than 60,000 square feet of space. Some 20,000 square feet is allocated to duty free shops, the […]

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Bajan Roots & Rhythms

Bajan Roots & Rhythms (Saint Lawrence Main Road, Christ Church) — A “must see” in Barbados this dinner show and party is held Wednesday and Fridays at The Plantation Theatre from 7pm to 10:15pm. This show is known as the only cabaret style show on the island to have a true genuine representation of the […]

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Champers

Champers (Skeetes Hill, off Hwy. 7, Rockley, Christ Church) –– this romantic and elegant, open air restaurant is nestled into a quiet lane on a cliff with panoramic views over the ocean. In addition to the restaurant, visitors can relax in the comfy lounge and browse around the art gallery. With vibrant design, attentive service, […]

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Barbados Museum and Historical Society

Barbados Museum and Historical Society (St. Ann’s Garrison, St. Michael Parish) – this museum, housed in a former 19th century military prison, is now a UNESCO World Heritage site located in the island’s capital, Bridgetown. The displays here include: artifacts of the Amerindians (the early inhabitants of the Caribbean islands); Children’s Gallery ‘Yesterday’s Children’ which […]

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Arlington House

Arlington House (Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter Parish) –– located within a restored 18th century building in Speightstown, St. Peter, Arlington House is an interactive three-floor museum that is both educational and engaging (showcasing the history of sugar, trade and seafaring tales of the first settlers). This house was originally the home of a wealthy […]