Top Island Picks

Here’s a sam­ple arti­cle from the pages of Caribbean Dreams Mag­a­zine. The list below rep­re­sents some of our top picks for Barbados.

Har­risons Cave

Harrissons cave picture 4Har­risons Cave is this month’s sight­see­ing Top Pick. If you ever hap­pen to ask about places that you HAVE to see on island, Harrison’s cave is sure to be in the top three responses. Located in the parish of St. Thomas, Harrison’s Cave is one of the old­est and most amaz­ing nat­ural trea­sures that the island has to offer.

Travel deep beneath the earth and explore the won­ders of nature, immerse your­self in the adven­ture of Bar­ba­dos’ early explor­ers. Jagged sta­lac­tites and sta­lag­mites adorn the cav­ern and rush­ing streams and nat­ural del­i­cate flow­stone for­ma­tions add to the nat­ural won­ders of the cave.

Excel­lent for Cou­ples, Groups, Mature, Kids, Locals, Tourists, Everyone.

Ser­vice: 3 Fly­ing Fish
Fun Fac­tor: 5 Fly­ing Fish
Cost: USD $30 — Adults
USD $15 — Kids (312 yrs.)
Over­all Value For Money: 4 fly­ing Fish


Adven­ture Beach aka Boat­yard Beach

IMG 1396Pic­ture your­self loung­ing on a white sandy beach that stretches as far as the eye can see in both direc­tions. Yup! Just a typ­i­cal sight in Bar­ba­dos… But! Adven­ture Beach, as the name implies, offers so much more. Come swim, snorkel, rope swing from the pier, play beach sports, use the kayaks or the ocean tram­po­line, rent jet skis for a race up the coast or explore the ocean depths from the safety of a glass bot­tom boat. All great options for a beach adven­ture. But Wait! Did we men­tion the facil­i­ties? WIFI, Chang­ing rooms, bath­rooms, show­ers and when you get hun­gry the Boat­yard Beach Club has food, drinks, spe­cials and a party to be had.

Excel­lent for Cou­ples, Groups, Mature, Kids, Locals, Tourists, Everyone.
Ser­vice: 4 Fly­ing Fish
Fun Fac­tor: 5 Fly­ing Fish
Food: 3 Fly­ing Fish
Water Sports & Ameni­ties: 5 Fly­ing Fish
Costs: Beach Pack­ages include access to water activ­i­ties, Lunch & Drinks start at USD $20.
Over­all Value For Money: 5 Fly­ing Fish

Har­bour Lights Beach Extravaganza

Your Mon­day or Wednes­day evening is cov­ered. The Beach Extrav­a­ganza, at Har­bour Lights in St. Michael, is a fan­tas­tic alfresco din­ner show, guar­an­teed to please all ages. Worth every penny, it is often deemed as a must see by locals and vis­i­tors alike. This fes­tive Bar­beque night fea­tures an inter­ac­tive floor show of Fire Eaters , Stilt Walk­ers, Tuk Band , Shaggy Bear, Steel Pan, Limbo Dancers and much more. The show runs from 710:30pm but drinks are free till mid­night. Join in the fun and soak up this excit­ing party atmosphere.

Excel­lent for Cou­ples, Groups, Mature, Kids, Locals, Tourists, Everyone.

Ser­vice: 4 Fly­ing fish
Fun Fac­tor: 5 Fly­ing fish
Food: 3 Fly­ing Fish
Floor Show: 5 Fly­ing Fish
Reser­va­tions: (246)- 4367225
Over­all Value For Money: 5 Fly­ing Fish


Another name that will often be heard when inquir­ing about Bar­ba­dos is that of the famed Oistins Fish Mar­ket. Oistins, in the parish of Christ Church, is a major fish­ing com­mu­nity in Bar­ba­dos with a mod­ern fish­ing mar­ket. Here on any given Week­end locals and tourists alike con­verge here, at what may very well be the biggest and most fes­tive fish fry in the Lesser Antilles. Good Food, Good Com­pany, Live enter­tain­ment and No Cover Charge… It’s no won­der that it’s an island favorite. Of course, fish is not the only item on the menu, have a hearty din­ner, an old fash­ioned Bajan meal, a seafood plat­ter or line up for some suc­cu­lent fish and chips, but don’t expect to pay an arm and a leg the por­tions are gen­er­ous and the prices are def­i­nitely affordable.

Excel­lent for Cou­ples, Groups, Mature, Kids, Locals, Tourists, Every­one.
Ser­vice: 3 Fly­ing Fish
Local Ambiance & Fun Fac­tor: 4 Fly­ing fish (Fri­day & Sat­ur­day)
Food: 5 Fly­ing Fish

Costs: Meals (which are some­times large enough to share) range from 12US to 30US.
Over­all Value For Money: 5 Fly­ing Fish

Guinea Plan­ta­tion

Guinea - DSC 5851Guinea Plan­ta­tion may be off the beaten path but it is an up and com­ing hot spot for Wed­dings & Events. Located in scenic St. John, it was one of the first sugar plan­ta­tions built on the island and ref­er­ences to Guinea Plan­ta­tion date as far back as 1654.

Today they cater to wed­dings, events and tours. Pic­ture, inti­mate gar­dens, roof deck, Jacuzzi & pool, a bar & lounge, bridge and a pic­ture per­fect plan­ta­tion, lov­ingly restored. That is your back­drop for a truly mem­o­rable wed­ding or event. The grounds offer a myr­iad of photo oppor­tu­ni­ties and the beau­ti­fully appointed, bridal suite & grand bed­rooms pro­vide wed­ding day pri­vacy and com­fort. The antique fur­nish­ings and ele­gant fin­ishes cre­ate an atmos­phere that will leave the bride feel­ing relaxed as she begins the final prepa­ra­tions for her spe­cial moment. Have a roman­tic wed­ding night or relax with close friends and fam­ily before prepar­ing to walk down the aisle.

Excel­lent for Wed­dings, Large or Small Events, Cou­ple or Group Stay­ca­tions, Retreats, Tours, Birth­day or Pool Par­ties, Fam­ily Reunions, Everything.

Ser­vice: 5 Fly­ing fish
Expe­ri­ence: 5 Fly­ing fish
Enquiries: www​.guinea​plan​ta​tion​.com (246) 2363194; (246)-4230039
Over­all Value For Money: 5 Fly­ing fish

RELATED ARTI­CLES
Pre­mier Attrac­tions
Oistins
Guinea Plan­ta­tion
Bar­ba­dos Nightlife
Things To Do In Bar­ba­dos
Top Activ­i­ties
Cur­rent Edi­tion of Caribbean Dreams Magazine


Arti­cle © Caribbean Dreams Magzine
Photo #1 orig­i­nally from har​rison​scave​.com
Photo #2 orig­i­nally from the​boat​yard​.com
Photo #3 orig­i­nally from guinea​plan​ta​tion​.com

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