Barbados, A Place For Fun, Food, Surf, And Sun

Barbados is one of the top tourist destinations in the Caribbean. The island country is fairly developed as well, store offering a multitude of tourist facilities. Active people who enjoy surfing, golf, sports, and diving will fall in love with Barbados. Sun worshippers and history buffs will also find great beaches and historical sites in the country. If you’re travelling to Barbados, we recommend its these top 5 attractions.

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5. Crop Over Festival

The annual celebration takes place during summer and originates from a traditional feast. Back in the 1600s, slaves working at local sugar plantations gathered for some singing and dancing at the end of each harvest. Today, the Crop Over Festival rivals the carnivals of Trinidad and Tobago and U.S. Virgin Islands. Day and night parties fill Barbados’ atmosphere with day and night parties, food fairs, calypso band contests, and street parades.

4. Garrison Savannah Horse Racing

Forget the horse race. During the event, you can have a taste of local culture and cuisine. Vendors are selling Bajan cuisine and crafts but you can also watch the parade and partake in other fun activities. But since you’re there, it won’t hurt to grab less-than-$10 tickets for Grandstand seats.

3. Oistins Fish Fry

When it comes to food, Oistins Fish Fry is one of the top tourist attractions in Barbados. Grilled chicken and flying fish waft fill the air with the decadent aura of local cuisine. The outdoor street fair plays reggae music in the background and serves rum beverages.

2. Bottom Bay

Tagged as one of the best coasts in Barbados, the ideal time to go here is in the morning when waves aren’t too large and foamy. The beach is also less crowded at this time of the day.

1. Soup Bowl Island

Even the most devoted surfers know about this haven. Soup Bowl has amazing surfing waves which could stretch for several miles. Waves heading for the island are undisturbed by land, sandbars, or reefs. The best waves can be found at Bathsheba Beach.

 

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