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Carlisle Bay

Bridgetown, Barbados
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Barbados Beach Day with Boat Trip and Shipwreck...
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Ranked #2 of 32 Attractions in Bridgetown
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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, Outdoors
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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Southampton
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Lots of bars and places to hang out on your beach days. You can get tours in the bay to swim with turtles (which we did and can highly recommend) as there are two wreck to snorkle over. Great for a long walk too.

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 NEW

We have travelled all over the island and this beach is one of the nicest on the island. The water is very clear and you can see small fish about 20' from shore. You can swim ut to the turtles (300') and the wrecks (600') from the beach but it is certainly not the easiest of swims. There are various... More 

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Bolzano, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Clam beautiful sea, postcard site of the Caribbean without photoshopping!! Easily swimming with the turtles just 100m away from shore. One bad thing is the the chair and umbrella people finish work very early, they will start to ask when you want to leave around 12.30 or 1, a polite way of saying if you leave now I can go... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

If you are an experienced snorkeler, you do not need to pay to join a large group to see the wrecks. You can easily swim out from the beach to hit three wrecks. The snorkeling itself is just average. We saw some fish, but nothing too exciting. Best place to swim out from is to the right of the Yacht... More 

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Wood River, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Took the $5 taxi, though it is walkable from the cruise ship pier. We got dropped at the end closest to the pier and walked down to Dee's bar, part of Browne's beach. 15$ for two chairs and an umbrella. Restrooms and a shower is available. We had a couple of vendor's hit us up, but none were annoying and... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Cruising into Bridgetown, we caught a cab for $7/pp to Pebbles Beach. Paid $15 for an umbrella and two chairs. I had my own snorkel gear and swam out to the wrecks where the tour boats were anchored. Snorkeled around the wrecks and then over by the turtles which were a little further up the beach. (All of the snorkeling... More 

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Southampton
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Take your snorkelling bits and go and see turtles yourself! No your needed... Shallow waters and a short swim until your with the turtles!

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Rained ,but that is due to time of the year you travel Loved,loved the beach and the view of the coast at night

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We took a taxi for $5 each to this area from the cruise port. This stretch of beach is absolutely fantastic. We spent the day directly in front of Browns Beach and rented 2 lawn chairs and and umbrella for $15. We have been to several Caribbean beaches over the years including Seven Mile beach on Grand Cayman. This was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Absolutely loved this bay. There are about 7 wrecks all in relatively shallow water and close proximity. Because its shallow and close to the shore you can spend plenty of time below.

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