What To Do in Barbados: 9 Unique & Fun Ideas

Sun, sand, and sea. Barbados is the picture-perfect Caribbean island that comes to mind when you imagine a holiday in paradise.

This small island has everything you would ever want while on vacation, from beautiful, pristine beaches to outstanding snorkeling in the warm waters.


This is where the most pristine, white sand, postcard-perfect beaches are found, with favorites being Oistins Bay and Miami Beach on the south-west coast, and Gibbes Beach and Mullins Beach in the north-west.

1. Hit the Beaches

There is a large population of turtles off the shores, and it’s possible to swim with these beautiful creatures in the open ocean.

2. Go Snorkeling and Diving

3. Try Some Water Sports

Experience something new like jet blading over the waters of Barbados with this exhilarating activity.

Bridgetown is the island’s capital and the largest city and anyone visiting Barbados will pass through at some point.

4. Explore Bridgetown

5. Visit the Savannah Garrison Race Track

For an equally historic yet more unusual outing in Barbados, head to the Savannah Garrison Race Track, near Bridgetown.

It is possible to experience the history on a distillery tour to learn more about Barbados and the rum trade and to enjoy a few tastings too.

6. Tour the Mount Gay Rum Distillery

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