Are you an avid holiday organiser? Do you thrive off a well-organised jam-packed trip? Or are you just looking for some ideas of fun activities to slot in during your travels?
In no particular order, here’s our top 10 travel recommendations for your stay in the beautiful West Coast of Barbados.
1. Harrison’s Cave Eco-Adventure Park
One of Barbados’ greatest wonders, boasting underground caverns, pools, waterfalls and much more. Tram, walking, and eco tours are available. Discover Harrison’s Cave here.
2. Boat/catamaran tours & water sports
Indulge in 70 miles of pollution-free crystal clear azure waters, and spend your day with a boating or water sport experience. We highly recommend the fabulous Seaduced Barbados for a luxury, private charter experience.
3. Paynes Bay Beach and Sandy Lane Beach
Two stunning ‘must-see’ beaches along the West Coast. Paynes Bay, often referred to as the “Platinum Coast”, boasts tranquil blue waters. The star-studded Sandy Lane beach is but a short walk away, and is a popular destination for famous faces.
4. The Royal Westmoreland
A luxury resort on the West Coast. Expect stunning sea views, immaculately landscaped grounds, world-class golfing, salt water pools, tennis courts and more. Explore The Royal Westmoreland here.
5. Enjoy fine dining at The Cliff
If you’re looking for an incredible way to spend your evening, a visit to the famous The Cliff Restaurant needs to be high on your list. With luxurious interior, dreamy ocean views, and award-winning menus, it’s an absolute must-do for any foodie fans. Learn more here.
6. Oistin’s Fish Festival
On Friday night, a popular activity is to head over to the fish fry at Oistins Bay Gardens. The food is delicious, and cooked right in front of you – choose from tuna, swordfish, lobster, chicken and more. Seating is rustic and music creates a wonderful, fun atmosphere. Learn more here.
7. Apes Hill Club and Sandy Lane Golf Club
More than a club, Apes Hill embodies all that is incredible about Barbados. Discover the most exclusive golfing experience, and finish your day with a break taking sundowner. Explore Apes Hill here.
Sandy Lane is a luxury golf resort in Barbados that offers some of the best golf in the world, with three golf courses; The Old Nine, The Country Club and the world-renowned Green Monkey. Explore Sandy Lane here.
8. St James Parish Church
A beautiful old church, with the oldest church bell in the world! A lovely historical visit for those interested in learning in Caribbean culture. Daily tours are conducted, allowing you to absorb the intricate architecture/stained glass and the rich heritage dating back to the 1600’s.
9. Mount Gay Rum Tour
Discover the secrets behind Barbados’ finest and most celebrated tipple – the 300 year old Mount Gay Rum. Tours run on the half hour, every hour! Learn more here.
10. Shopping spree in Holetown
Choose between three shopping malls – Limegrove Lifestyle Centre (best for designer labels), West Coast Mall (high-street fashion, jewellery etc), and Chattel Village (boutiques and traditional stores). Shop ’til you drop!
The Dream Villas team