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Carlisle Bay

Address: Bridgetown, Barbados
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Ranked #2 of 37 Attractions in Bridgetown
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Swimming, Scuba diving
Owner description: This bay is best known for its calm, sheltered waters, perfect for...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Swimming, Scuba diving
Owner description: This bay is best known for its calm, sheltered waters, perfect for swimming and scuba diving.
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Perth, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

It was a great experience and one we both enjoyed. Even if you are not a strong swimmer, you can wear a jacket and enjoy the experience.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Please go to Lobster Alive for the best Lobster Thermidor around. Service may be slow because they are swamped during the high season.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We went diving and the water was amazing. So crystal clear and warm. We hadnt even left the beach before we saw starfish and a turtle. The water is so blue and the sand is so white really looked like a postcard.

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Was having a long swim ans say two huge turtles. We swam for a while together, sometimes they following me and sometimes me following them. this is a good bay to swim as ithe waves are small and the sea is calm and clear.

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Maine
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Very calm water, almost flat and crystal clear. Two lounge chairs and umbrella for $15USD. Went out on a glass bottom boat called Bliss for $15USD each for one hour and swam at a ship wreck and then with turtles. Great time! Swam with about twenty turtles! Take bus to Bay Street / Church for $2Bbd. We sat at Cococabana... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We were on a cruise and ended up in Barbados on Christmas Day. While the town was shut down for the holiday, we were content to find a beach to chill at for a couple of hours. Our taxi driver recommended this one. What a great choice! Soft, fine white sand, crystal clear, calm water made it for a perfect... More 

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Christchurch, Dorset
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87 reviews 87 reviews
30 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Keep on walking past the noisy bars, sunbeds and music until you reach the yellow life guard station for the best of the beach! All the locals are in this area and it is far quieter if you want a peaceful swim and snooze! Forget the boat trips to see turtles and wrecks - it is easy to swim to... More 

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Withycombe, null, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

busy beach asnitsnthe closeset for the crusie poeple to get to, have to say the most expense drink i have brought on the island most places do 4 banks beer for $10 barbados dollers, this will,give you an idea impaid $25 for one banks one rum pinch and a bottle of coke £10ish, ofr england i here you saying well... More 

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Market Drayton
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Great restaurants to choose from, Lobster Alive is among the best on the island .Good value sunbeds, calm water.

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Devon
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Visited Carlisle Bay twice this week just before flying home after a cruise. What a fantastic stretch of beach. White fine sand. Crystal clear turquoise waters ideal for snorkelling. Public showers and wash rooms with lockers too. Umbrella and two sun beds for US$15 for the day. A turtle swam between us while we were standing a few meters in... More 

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