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Review of Bottom Bay

Bottom Bay
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$100.00*
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Barbados Coastal Beach Sightseeing Tour
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Reviewed April 22, 2013

Bottom Bay is simply divine. We had a visit here and bought a coconut cocktail from the guy on the beach. It was heaven - fresh, and icy cold, with the islands own Mount Gay rum. Give these guys a break everyone - in their own way they are just trying to earn a living. The sea is stunningly beautiful and clear but currents are strong, so unless you are really confident, best just for paddling and posing ;) Palms are so perfect and cliffs are so striking, it just feels like a tropical paradise on this little beach. Highly recommended!

3  Thank Sonia M
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"palm trees"
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"beautiful beach"
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"fresh coconut"
in 8 reviews
"white sand"
in 18 reviews
"turquoise sea"
in 7 reviews
"steep steps"
in 6 reviews
"the cliff"
in 19 reviews
"blue sky"
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"guy selling"
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"rough seas"
in 4 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 6 reviews
"coconut drink"
in 4 reviews
"off the beaten track"
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"bit tricky to find"
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"the east coast"
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"locals selling"
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"huge waves"
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Reviewed April 11, 2013

A beautiful bay to stop by whilst travelling the island, quite hard to find but so so worth it! Huge cliffs and rolling blue seas, white sand and if your lucky you'll be the only ones there !

2  Thank charlieg628
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

You're lucky if you can find it in St. Philip parish. The streets are like a maze. We were stunned by how gorgeous the site was, but the waves are too big to go into the water....granted we were there under a full moon. Overall, worth the adventure to find it!

1  Thank ACalkins
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Reviewed March 22, 2013

Bottom bay is truly stunning to view. Unfortunately, with its growing popularity, there are people loitering around trying to get money out of you and it is not nice to be harassed and asked if you want to buy drugs or women, in addition to others trying to sell coconuts. Given it is a small beach, this makes the experience unpleasant and unnerving. There are also a lot of little crabs flitting all over the beach, so you can't really lie down, and the sea is quite rough, so I imagine dangerous to swim in. I would not go back but, having said all of that, the view is amazing - just be prepared to dash in and out to take a photo!

2  Thank StevieC_8
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Reviewed March 17, 2013

An absolutely beautiful spot. We spent 30 mins here taking photos and talking to the guy selling his beads and shells. Park at the top of the side road that leads down to the sea (bottom bay is signposted from the main road). Then it's two minutes down some wooden steps. Be aware, it's just a beauty spot. Don't even think of swimming here.

6  Thank d08scl
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