By the time I finalized my honeymoon trip to the beautiful and lively island country Barbados, little did I realize that I am going to have a memorable time. It was after spending time there for almost eight to ten days that I was able to discover the plethora of activities it offered. And, not just this, whether you are on a family trip, private vacation, honeymoon or a cruise holiday, you will be amazed at every step here. This is because the place throws pleasant surprises and keeps you elated all through your trip. As a result, this will be an adventure cum trip that you will remember for the whole of your life.
About the City
This Caribbean island is a dream paradise holiday destination for any person who wants to live life away from hustle and bustle and in the lap of peace and comfort. People who opt to head for this destination are in for a pleasant surprise when they witness pearl like white sand beaches, perfect weather, ideal surroundings, hotels and more. You will have a great time here amongst the natural beauty, cordial hospitality of the locales and the man-made and natural places worth visiting. Tourists from far and wide reach here to have a feel of the glorious history, vivid and lively culture and other interesting activities the country offers.
Barbados, a dream vacation spot, offers different varieties of things to do. There is something for everyone. The major attractions of Barbados include historic sites, beaches, natural beauty (sight-seeing), water activities, shopping, spa and wellness, nightlife and sports among others.
Whether you wish to for a leisurely walk, shopping or wish to be adventurous and take up some adventure, this energetic yet relaxed country offers a lot for everyone. Dive in the crystal clear water, feel the beauty of the coral reefs, shop around in duty-free shops or simply do nothing in the wide sand kissed beaches. Do what interests you. According to your preference, you can take up just one activity for the whole day or spend the day exploring diverse options.
In case you wish to experience the glorious history of Barbados, you can choose to visit capital city Bridgetown, Blackmans Gully, Barbados Museum, The Old Raild Road, Arlington House, British Jewish Synagogue, Cherry Tree Hill, Codrington College, Drax Hall, Fisherpond House, and other places. Harrison’s Cave is an extraordinary example of nature’s beauty. It is a 2.3 km long network of cave and has beautiful waterfall in it. For the ones who wish to enjoy the beauty of the beaches, 60 beaches spread on 70 miles will be a great option. South, east, west and southeast coasts have beaches with a difference. Be there and experience each one and enjoy each one with variation.
The country is a significant trading center in Western Hemisphere and the most preferred duty-free shopping destinations in the Eastern Caribbean region. When you go for shopping, there will be not one but many things you could buy from the duty- free shops here in the island country. Elegance and class is clearly visible in every good available in the markets. Camera, jewelry, watch, crystal, perfume and clothing are just few examples of the variety of things you can by here. There are set shopping timings for every day. From Monday to Thursday, shop from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm on Friday and the shops are open from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday. Bridgetown Harbor, Broad Street, Holetown and Pelican Crafts Center are some of the places where you can go shopping.
Nightlife is happening and full of life in real sense. You will find many places on the island that are the life of the nightlife here. Sports bars, opera, beach, jazz, live theater, wine, nightclubs and reggae, all are available to let you enjoy the nightlife well. Hit the pub or discotheque and enjoy the ambience there. If you want to relax only, order for a drink and enjoy your favorite game on the television. Drink, dance and enjoy dinner shows in clubs or pubs. You can enjoy either with your family, friends or both in the nightclubs. The prominent and preferred places to enjoy the nightlife in Barbados are St. Lawrence Gap in Oistin’s Fish Fry and Holetown’s historic streets.