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Carlisle Bay

Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-436-2885
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Bridgetown, Barbados
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Reviewed yesterday

No need to book an excursion, just hop in a taxi from the cruise pier and in less than 10 minutes, you're there. Fantastic beach. Beautiful sand. Calm, clear water. Heaven! There is a ship wreck about 100 yards off the beach. We spent the...More

Thank twwcda
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I were on a cruise and decided to give this beach a try for the day. We went to 6 places on the cruise and this beach was by far the most gorgeous. The water was crystal clear and the sand was...More

Thank erinbee0000
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This bay is the place for scuba diving! Many ship wrecks to see and a LOT of marine life (a lot of turtles, but also seahorses, stingrays, squids, beautiful fishs and plants all around). There is plenty to see. We dived with Rogers scuba dive...More

Thank Marianne R
Reviewed 3 days ago

This beach is beautiful with white sands and the water is warm to swim in. There is a good breeze and a great relaxing location as it wasn't too busy!

Thank frananderson869
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful place for bath in the sun and swimming. Not wery croudly, easy to reach... Can spend the whole day there... they have nice place to eatcand drink.

Thank Ioana P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely beach one of the best a must to visit lots to see and do the sea is nice and calm with a beautiful soft white/pink sand being a very regular traveler to Barbados (twice a year) we always go to Carlise Bay

Thank boots48
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wide beautiful beach. Perfect for swimming and there are sea turtles and shipwrecks forming a artificial reef that are good for snorkeling.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago

Carlisle bay has it all. Stunning white sand, brilliant blue water, and great sunshine all year. Best of all it is completely free. Once here you can swim with turtles, for free. You can snorkel over a sunken wreck, for free. And laze on the...More

Thank travelmoiler
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our family loved this beach. Very clean and fairly calm. Went to the beach bar for a beer...4 for $10. Not a bad price! Great day!

Thank 95Bert
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got up early on Sunday morning to watch the race horses swim and bathe in the ocean outside the Radisson. It was amazing to see the interactions between the groomers and horses, and to actually see the horses swim out. All the groomers were...More

Thank Sarah W
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I will arrive by a cruise this month ( carnival cruise 8:00 am-5:00 pm) may I go to Harison Cave in the morning and around 12:00 to 1:00 pm to carlisle bay to snorkel with turttles and come back on time to the ship around 3:30 pm ? I appreciate any help information
May 14, 2017|
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Response from Tommy599 | Reviewed this property |
Take a cab and go right off the beach. Tell the cab driver you want to go to the dive shop. Just look out from the beach to where all the boats from the cruise ship are parked (no more then about 500 ft out. Join all... More
Can you rent a snorkeling gear at that beach?
March 31, 2017|
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Response from Udbplsd2561 | Reviewed this property |
there was no place that I saw that you could rent snorkel gear.....you could take the tour to see the turtles, and they supply snorkel gear about $20.00 person
Any recommendations for a nice bar with sunbeds/umbrellas for rent. Looking for a smaller local feel one rather than the big boys! Also conflicting info about walking from the cruise port. We enjoy a walk, are relatively fit and realize that the first bit might be a bit boring. Like having a look at different areas rather than being a tourist!
March 31, 2017|
Response from Kirktoncoll | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you taxi there as it would take around an hour to walk. We used Harbour Lights beach which was better than the Boardwalk. See Kirktoncoll review dated March for details.