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Soup Bowl

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Address: Bathsheba, Barbados
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Surfers take note: this beach's consistent and sizeable waves make it a...

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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Surfer's Paradise

This place is spectacular. The view is absolutely breathtaking. The waves are magnificent. The breeze is extremely refreshing. This place is a surfer's dream.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
alb811
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Trinidad and Tobago
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Surrey, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove along the east coast and stopped here briefly to take a few pics. Unusual rock formations. There were no surfers in the water. I guess if you really want to see some action best to check if there are any surfing competitions scheduled.

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Trinidad and Tobago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is spectacular. The view is absolutely breathtaking. The waves are magnificent. The breeze is extremely refreshing. This place is a surfer's dream.

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Thank alb811
Martinsville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is an amazing beach area. A lot of surfing is/was done here. we were told it is a rough surfing area. The mushroom rocks are neat to see. Amazing that the water has created them. The warm blue water was mesmerizing to listen too and watch.

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Thank Kshields1431
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I was told by a local that the beginning scenes of the Bold and the Beautiful are of these rocks. Some might appreciate that more than others. It is a great view. We didn't see any surfers surfing that day but it was a great day.

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Thank Holly S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Fantastic beach. My wife and I walked the beach for a few hours, met some new friends and enjoyed the surf.

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Thank John Y
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Worth the drive. Waters are rough but amazing location for pitures.... a must go to place when touring the island.

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Haliburton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We walked from our Guest House to the Soup Bowl, we saw one brave surfer tackling the waves, it was a thrill to watch.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

One of the nicer beaches on the island. WARNING! The current is rough. If you are not a good swimmer or a good surfer stay out of these waters. DO NOT let your small children in the water alone. The beach is normally peaceful. Huge rock formations, great views from up top.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

This beach is Great for surf although a bit crowded in the water. The beach itself is a nice sandy one. but not swimmable as there are a lot of urchins. There are some tide pools you can sit in but be careful. Also not much shade on this beach and no options for umbrellas or bathrooms.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

Just happened to stop not realising we were at the Soup Bowl. Limited parking on cliff but plenty lower down road. Rock formations, "caves" hollowed in rocks with pools interesting. There is not a lot of shade on the beach. Surfers were riding the waves to various ability but fun to watch. The whole area is very rustic with dwellings... More 

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