The eastern Caribbean island of Barbados is a tropical paradise located not far from the US. Tourists have long come here to enjoy the blend of great beaches and warm weather with its charming colonial buildings and welcoming atmosphere. The island is as rich in history as it is in natural beauty with historic buildings like the St. Nicholas Abbey and more. Barbados is simply teeming with things for you to discover. Here are just a few of the exciting things to explore in this great country:
Discover the Unknown in Harrison’s Cave. Aside from its world-famous beaches, Barbados is well-known for its mysterious Harrison’s Cave. The cave is actually a series of caves that wind underneath Barbados. You can see incredible crystal and rock formations and learn about is fascinating history and some of the local myths about it. It’s also an active cave with water that’s constantly replenishing it and each year its crystal grows larger. If you’re feeling brave, you can even kayak in there!
Enjoy the Aquatic Fun of Carlisle Bay. Carlisle Bay is a marine park located in Barbados capital of Bridgetown. This natural harbor features everything you need for the best conditions for all kinds of water sports. The waters are crystal clear turquoise and are a popular spot for diving and snorkeling. They are also very calm which make them an ideal place for enjoying wakeboarding and other sports. More than anything, Carlisle Bay is a great place to enjoy some cruising along and discovering the cool things both on and off the shore around Bridgetown. One of the things you can do is Animal Flower Cave which is home to corals and sea anemone and beautiful rock pools.
Explore Barbados and the Caribbean. With your own boat, you have the opportunity to not just explore Barbados, but also the surrounding region. You can begin by heading from Bridgetown and making your way around the great island discovering the small towns outside of the capital before heading out to nearby islands like St. Lucia and Martinique. If you are looking for a tropical getaway that’s only a short flight from the US and the perfect blend between authentic with great hospitality, then be sure to head to Barbados. And don’t forget to reserve your boat charter today!