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Soup Bowl

Bathsheba, Barbados
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in Bathsheba
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Surfing
Owner description: Surfers take note: this beach's consistent and sizeable waves make it a surfer's heaven and is best...
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: Surfing
Owner description: Surfers take note: this beach's consistent and sizeable waves make it a surfer's heaven and is best known for the strangely shaped rocks that stick out of the sand.
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What an awesome sight as you drive down into Bathsheba! If you are a lover of the sea, surfing or a blooming great natural view you have to visit this place. I sat on the beach whilst other half was surfing and just took endless pics. Local residents are great and gave advice on where best to get in/out etc.... More 

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Marianna, Florida, United States
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142 reviews 142 reviews
25 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was probably our favorite part of the island for the beauty. The coast here is simply amazing. It was definitely worth the drive to find this and be able to enjoy it. Not much else in this area and the water is a little too rough due to being on the Atlantic side but lots of photo opportunities.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The locals are super cool and were all welcoming. i sat on the shoulder for a bit watching and they urged me into a first few waves. When i was there it was over head on sets and has a great right, but few know about the left. it ends in shallow water on the reef, just kick out ahead... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

What a beautiful beach! We went there knowing it was known for its amazing surfing since my husband is a huge surfer. While the surf was not quite as big as it can be (oh well it happens. Nowhere has perfect surf everyday!) it was still amazing. While my husband would go out surfing I would sit on the beach... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Amazing white beach!! Caught the surfing championships...awesome. Hire a car and visit the east coast - follow roads closest to the coast.you cant get lost.Well worth it.You cant travel all that way wihout going because you may not return to Barbados.Its expensive ...

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Ontario, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

The east coast of Barbados is certainly uncrowded. When we visited the "Soup Bowl", it was a Sunday afternoon and the beach was almost deserted. This is a special "natural" spot. Photographers will be in their glory. The beach is very peaceful and relaxing. You could spend quite a bit of time here if you choose. There are very large... More 

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Virginia Beach
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

We took a bus/beach tour and this was one of our stops. It's beautiful!!! Excellent spot for some great pictures. There were a few locals (who I'm sure know when tours will be making the rounds) that were there waiting at the lookout spot to sell jewelry and such but they were very friendly.

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seattle
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168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

It is in the east coast between Bathsheba and Cattlewash. Nice scenery. It is major surfing spot, so unless you like waves, it is good for pictures.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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253 reviews 253 reviews
129 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We combined a visit to the Soup Bowl and Bathsheba with a trip down the East Coast of the island and had a brilliant time exploring the more rugged side of Barbados. Come here and experience nature at its best!

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Grand Island, New York
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

What a wonderfully scenic beach! We made the trip out to see the surf and the amazing rock formations along the shoreline. We had a lovely lunch at The Cliffside Restaurant overlooking the beach and were entertained by the numerous surfers riding the waves below. Not a beach for a family swim but great place to visit to see the... More 

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