Activities available nearby and Places to Explore…
North Point – Where the gentle Caribbean meets the wild Atlantic is a must-see. Watch the hump backed whales migrate past…
Animal Flower Cave – If you can navigate the steep steps into the cave, you can get up close and personal with the sea anemones which give their name to this spot. Swim in the rock pools.
Bathsheba – The rugged east coast, where visitors come to breath the air, soak in the invigorating Bathsheba pools and feel alive. It is breathtakingly beautiful. The main fishing village in St Joseph. Attracts both local and international surfers.
Morgan Lewis Windmill – The last sugar windmill to operate in Barbados, stopping in 1947. In 1962 the mill was given to the Barbados National Trust by owner Egbert L Bannister for preservation as a museum.
Harrisons Cave – First mentioned in 1795. A magical underground adventure, a subterranean environment accessed on a tramway. Unmatched beauty. Crystallised stalactites and stalagmites
Farley Hill National Park – Breathtaking scenery, set in the grounds of the once regal Farley Hill House. A mansion in ruins, tucked away in a forest of mahogany trees, high up on a hill.
Wildlife Reserve – Four acres of paths meander through a mahogany forest containing green monkeys and loads of sluggish red-footed turtles. Other creatures that may be spotted include brocket deer, iguanas and agoutis.
St Nicholas Abbey – Plantation House, museum, rum distillery and steam train! Colonel Benjamin Berriger built the house in 1658. One of only three remaining Jacobean mansions left in the Western Hemisphere.
Huntes Gardens – Lush and unusual botanical garden. Created in the 1950’s by horticulturist Anthony Hunte in an curious sink-hole-like gully.
Andromeda Botanic Gardens – Named after the Green Goddess because, like its namesake, it is chained to the rock. For these Gardens, it is the coral stone rock of the east coast of Barbados.
Orchid World – Stunningly breathtaking. An extensive display of the wide range of tropical plants and flowers of the Caribbean.
Flower Forest – Originally Richmond Sugar Plantation, opened its doors in 1983 after design by Richard Coghlan of Kew Gardens. See the old copper boilers still in situ.
Life on the Ocean Wave…
Calabaza – Maximum 12 per cruise to ensure special pampering. Snorkeling, turtles, wrecks… Couples, families, small parties. Enjoy snacks and lunch on fine china and glassware.
Cool Runnings – Sail along Barbados’ calm, crystal clear waters to a secluded bay, where you can enjoy a fascinating visit with the Sea Turtles, a refreshing swim, a pleasant stroll on the beach or sunbathing on deck.
Tiami – The largest catamaran fleet in Barbados with 25 years experience, offering certified Captains, premium bars, and a wide selection of sailing options.
Cat and the Fiddle – a gracious and exclusive 62 ft. Lagoon Luxury Catamaran. Elegant in every area on board, an absolutely stunning sailing Catamaran. The most prestigious Luxury Catamaran in Barbados.
Four Wheels, Two legs, Two Wheels, Four Legs… you choose!
Island Safari – Step aboard one of our comfortable safari rigged Land Cruisers and prepare yourself for a unique and unforgettable Island Tour! Allow us to reveal Barbados’ hidden places, picturesque landscapes and unbelievable vistas.
Barbados Hiking Association – Lead by hikers for hikers. In association with the Barbados National Trust we provide hikes around Barbados every Sunday. Along with special hikes throughout the year such as the 5K Safari, The Great Train Hike and The Hill Challenge.
Bike Caribbean – Tailor-made Bicycle tours and rentals for any level riders. We aim to give each customer the fantastic private and personal experience they seek by offering a limited group size, unparalleled touring knowledge with our own personal flare.
Ride Barbados – Within the Scotland District National Park you’ll find both the most picturesque scenery in Barbados and you’ll find us! We trail the original Tropical Forest of Mahogany and Bearded Fig Trees, from which Barbados was given its name on our own Barbadian Warmbloods.
Under, over or on the water…?
Atlantis Submarines – operates underwater tours in a real submarine vessel, providing the opportunity for residents and locals to explore the underwater world in air-conditioned comfort.
BarbadoScuba – Making the best of what Barbados has to offer Above and Below water. Offering PADI, SSI, NAUI & DAN certifications and also introductory experiences for those wanting to try scuba before buying into a certification course.
Jetblade Barbados – a magnet for hot-shot adrenaline junkies, adventure seekers, grand standers, thirsty newbies, seasoned war horses, curious locals and tourists from all walks of life. The most memorable water sports experience.
Paddle Barbados – provides the island’s best SUP lessons & tours, and largest variety of rentals: paddleboards, kayaks, snorkels, boogie boards & more! Bringing SUP to life on the island. A fun and inviting adventure and/or workout on the water.
Mallets, Clubs or Rackets… take your pick!
Barbados Polo Club – can trace its roots back more than 130 years. A busy calendar runs between December and early May with matches open for all to see at Holders Hill and Apes Hill making Barbados the Caribbean’s centre of polo excellence.
Garrison Savannah – the home of Horse Racing in Barbados since 1845. Officers of the British Regiment stationed in Barbados, used what was then the parade ground to match their horses in races and the wealthy merchants and planters later joined them.
Golf – With perfect weather, stunning views and perfectly kept greens, Barbados is a golfer’s paradise. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a total beginner, there’s a course for you in Barbados… Apes Hill, Sandy Lane, Royal Westmoreland…
Tennis – at Sugar Hill a state of the art fitness centre and tennis club is available. The tennis club boasts four floodlit tennis courts and has played host to many world class players. Courts also available at in Holetown and Folkstone Marine Park.
Time to shop… and relax
LIme Grove Lifestyle Centre – Exciting mix of shopping, dining, live entertainment, events and more. Leading retail brands offering luxury and duty-free items, as well as exciting local brands like The Green Monkey Chocolatier.
La Baguette – French bread, Croissants, Pains au chocolat, Brioches… “Stopped on a whim, had the best lemon brioche, great croissants and pain au chocolate. Need to go early to get the fresh baguettes.”
Earthworks Pottery – Red clay ceramic pieces fired to stoneware temperatures make our pottery ideal. Everything is hand-finished and hand-decorated with our underglaze colours.
Singita Wellness – Four luxuriously appointed treatment rooms offering Massage, Reflexology, Facials, Manicures and Pedicures. Spacious air conditioned studio offering Yoga, Pilates, Ballet Barre, Athletic Circuits and much more.