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Bridgetown
Shopping is plentiful in Bridgetown. The capital of Barbados offers duty-free shopping at cruise ship terminals and upscale boutiques on Broad Street. Additional activities include yachting, fishing, viewing cricket matches and the nightlife on Baxter's Road. For history, visit the Barbados Museum, National Heroes Square (formerly Trafalgar Square) and the oldest Jewish synagogue in the western hemisphere, as well as the house where George Washington stayed and the church he attended.

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Stavronikita
Stavronikita
For the expert deep-sea diver, a 360-foot freighter ship sitting in 130 feet of water and populated by all kinds of tropical marine life.
Attraction type: Historic Sites
Carlisle Bay
Carlisle Bay
This bay is best known for its calm, sheltered waters, perfect for swimming and scuba diving.
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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What' SUP Barbados
What' SUP Barbados
Attraction type: Scuba & Snorkeling; Reefs; Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing; Water Sports; Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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St. Nicholas Abbey
St. Nicholas Abbey
Owner description: PLAN YOUR VISITTICKETSBDS$ 35 AdultsBDS$ 20 ChildrenTicket prices include entrance to St. Nicholas Abbey, inclusive the great house, gardens and gullies, rum distillery and nearby... more Owner description: PLAN YOUR VISITTICKETSBDS$ 35 AdultsBDS$ 20 ChildrenTicket prices include entrance to St. Nicholas Abbey, inclusive the great house, gardens and gullies, rum distillery and nearby Cherry Tree Hill, a historic avenue of Mahogany Trees located just outside the main gate. Cherry Tree Hill offers a breathtaking view of the island's East Coast.Guests can also enjoy a charming home movie c.1935, museum and a complimentary drink (fruit punch or rum punch).Guided tours, subject to availability, are provided at no extra fee. Please enquire with the guides at the entrance to the great house.It is recommended that groups of ten or more persons book in advance. Please enquire about group tours or school programmes using our online reservation request form. Special meals or assistance for guests with special needs may also be made in advance.HOURS OF OPERATIONSt. Nicholas Abbey is open 6 days per week; the Plantation is closed on Saturdays.Sunday - Friday10.00am - 3.30pmPlease check our Calendar of Events for information on the steam mill's operation schedule.While we suggest a minimum of 1 hour for your visit, ideally guests will spend approximately 30 minutes in the great house and approximately 1-2 hours touring the grounds and gardens, Cherry Tree Hill, rum distillery, home movie and museum. We recommend starting your tour no later than 3pm.The Terrace Café serves lunch, tea and other light refreshments during opening hours. less
Attraction type: Food Tours; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Factory Tours
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Garrison Savannah - Barbados Turf Club
Garrison Savannah - Barbados Turf Club
Alongside Barbados Museum, site of former British soldier barracks, now used for horse racing.
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Coffee Barbados Cafe
Coffee Barbados Cafe
Ranked #1 of 86 Restaurants in Bridgetown
Price: $8 - $38
Cuisines: French, Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, Pub, Bistro
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
Cuz's Fish Shack
Cuz's Fish Shack
Ranked #2 of 86 Restaurants in Bridgetown
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Sahara Arabic Grill and Falafel
Sahara Arabic Grill and Falafel
Ranked #3 of 86 Restaurants in Bridgetown
Price: $4 - $15
Cuisines: Grill, Middle Eastern
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Lefties
Lefties
Ranked #4 of 86 Restaurants in Bridgetown
Cuisines: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Bay Tavern
Bay Tavern
Ranked #5 of 86 Restaurants in Bridgetown
Cuisines: Caribbean, European, Pub, Albanian
Dining options: Lunch

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nautilus Beach Apartments
3.0 of 5
Nautilus Beach Apartments
$86 - $125
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Merriville Guest House
$50 - $52
Ranked #1 of 3 Bridgetown B&B and Inns
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Standel Apartment Suites
Standel Apartment Suites
$50 - $85
Ranked #5 of 5 Hotels in Bridgetown

All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Courtyard by Marriott Bridgetown
3.0 of 5
Courtyard by Marriott Bridgetown
$173 - $256
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Bridgetown
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Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados
4.0 of 5
Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados
$144 - $361
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Bridgetown
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Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels
4.0 of 5
Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels
$380 - $905
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Dover
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Ocean Two Resort & Residences
4.0 of 5
Ocean Two Resort & Residences
$185 - $487
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in St Lawrence Gap
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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels
4.0 of 5
Tamarind by Elegant Hotels
$243 - $950
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Paynes Bay
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Sea Breeze Beach Hotel
4.0 of 5
Sea Breeze Beach Hotel
$278 - $634
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Oistins
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