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Address: Bridgetown, Barbados
Activities: Swimming, Scuba diving
Description: This bay is best known for its calm, sheltered waters, perfect for...
This bay is best known for its calm, sheltered waters, perfect for swimming and scuba diving.
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Lunch and Snorkel Sail in Barbados
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Barbados Beach Day with Boat Trip and Shipwreck Snorkel Adventure

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Perfect Swimming Beach

Just a short bus ride from our location, Rockley, We decided to go lounge at the spectacular beaches in Carlisle Bay. Easy chair and umbrella rentals at a fair price, all sorts of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Grant W
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Just a short bus ride from our location, Rockley, We decided to go lounge at the spectacular beaches in Carlisle Bay. Easy chair and umbrella rentals at a fair price, all sorts of water activities at your disposals and steps from the local favorite beach side eatery Cuz's, Best fish sandwich. Beautiful location for a relaxing day under the sun.

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Nova Scotia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Just spent a month n Barbados and found this beauty thanks to JT (John) at Virgin info booth in St Lawrence Gap. It is also known as Browns beach but if you ask one of the Reggae bus drivers for browns beach they will drop you off directly at it. Like all public beaches there is a cost for a... More 

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Oakdale, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

After spending time on a quieter beach a few miles away, it was great to see a place with so much action. From the moment we arrived, local tour operators were pitching their deals. In only ten minutes, we were already off to swim with the turtles and then a sunken wreck! We were impressed and amazed with this tour... More 

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edinburgh
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84 reviews 84 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Lovely clean beach,clear waters and good amenities. Good chance of seeing turtles if you swim out.Avoid this beach if cruise ships are in or go to Pebble beach at the far end of beach near Hilton for some peace .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This was the busiest beach we visited by far but mostly locals who were all really nice. Seems to be the Bajan way. It was very hot and this was a real calm beach. We did see lots of turtles and a shipwreck or two or three or four. All this snorkelling right from shore easily. A great spot.

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Underhill, Vermont
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Great tour and the price was really a great deal, I think Neville has the best gig on the island for snorkel tours...we stayed out for longer than the typical tour and he was attentive and great with our 2 kids, also he was strategic about when we went to turtle and ship wrecks so as to avoid being at... More 

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Flesherton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had an easy 20 min. walk to the beach at Carlisle Bay from the cruise port. We chose to stay on the Beautiful, pristine, white sand beach at Lobster Alive as there were fewer people & it was quiet. Just down the beach was The Boatyard one way & Harbour Lights the other, both with rows & rows of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Beautiful waters, whitest sands, lots to do, places to eat and drink. Amazing ship wrecks and reef to scuba and snorkel around, dozens of turtles to swim with. This is the place to get your jet ski rides, glass bottomed boats, snorkelling experiences. Downside - people trying to sell you these constantly.

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Fairly calm, sandy beach. Home of the flying fish, egg and cheese cutter....yummy!!! Good free parking with easy access.

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Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Walking distance from the Hilton and good snorkeling. We swam with Hawksbill turtles who just showed up each day we swam there. The water was clear and warm. We snorkelled out to the sunken boats and explored the marine reserve.

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