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Bottom Bay

| Harrismith, Barbados
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$68*
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Barbados Shore Excursion: Coastal Sightseeing Tour
93%
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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47 reviews 47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

bottom bay is really an amazing small beach on the south coast of Barbados. You reach it from a small parking spot at the end of a side road. The setup with palms, rocks and the sea is just amazing. Watch out the water can be pretty rough here but the scene and atmosphere are great. You have to bring... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
28 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My partner and I hired a car to do a tour of the island and programmed Bottom Bay into the sat nav. I don't think you would manage to find it without and would also recommend getting a 4x4 as the roads on Barbados are bad! We didn't actually go down onto the beach just took some photos and admired... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My rating is based on my expectation. Based on the previous reviews I was expecting something picturesque, and unbelievable. After visiting the beach I really ask myself if the previous people have much to compare it to. The beach is incredibly small. I guess it depends on what you are looking for. If you want a beach that is almost... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Bottom Bay is a bit tricky to find if you don't know your way around, but look out once you find it. It is by far one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever been to. The beach is set below a cliff with pretty cool stairs built in to a gap. The thick, powdery white sand beach is... More 

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Missouri City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Barbados was a one day cruise stop for us. We hired a driver to take us to Harry Smith Beach and Bottom Bay Beach. Both were spectacular. No facilities at each if that is important to you. You need to have good directions to get there. I am not able to provide those. Our driver knew all the backroads. The... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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61 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I just love this beach, rough and rugged, unspoilt, make a day of it pack a picnic, come prepared there are no facilities here, buy a coconut from the friendly vendors, if your lucky Hollywood, will climb the tree for you, this is a sight to behold, plenty shade would not recommend swimming unless you are a very strong swimmer.

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

There is hardly ever anyone here. Most people don't stay around here. Good - because we've stayed twice, each time for a couple weeks. It's amazing...here's review : It is a lot of steep steps down, very strong waves. A lot of travelers I see from beach just come to look at it from a top the cliff. Fine with... More 

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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

Think of the most dreamy unspoilt paradise beach you can imagine; blue clear water, palm trees swaying, white sands and total peace. We obviously went at the right time and had the beach all to ourselves - well worth the trip providing you don't rely on having a bar/toilet and other travellers around :-) a really good place to act... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I got married on this beach on the 10th of October.This was the best day of my life and Lynel our wedding co-ordinator from Affordable weddings set up a stunning arch decorated with flowers and some chairs with covers and bows.I wobbled down the many steps in my big white dress and as I came around the corner and saw... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Imagine coconut palm trees, nice sand surrounded by rock walls. And now imagine being there alone (as a couple) while the sunset is slowly approaching. This is simply the best nicest and most romantic beach in the whole Barbados! Need to try out soon until it gets overcrowded!

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