The Essential Tourist Guide : Fun things To Do In Barbados

So you are planning a trip to Barbados and wondering what the heck do I do when I get there? Need some ideas? Here is a list that is just for you :


Let’s go to the beach : 



Barbados has approximately 61 beaches, For all, you beachaholics out there it is basically Vitamin Sea paradise. Some of the top rated beaches are :

The Crane Beach – St.Philip  

Bath Beach St. John 

Mullins – St.Peter 

My personal favorite is Browne’s Beach. The water is pristine and there are four beach bars and water sports activities for those looking for a good lime

Let’s go Sailing:

 A catamaran cruise is the ultimate fun in the sun experience. Snorkeling, food, and drinks or just relaxing in the sun. A slice of luxury mixed with a whole lot of laid-back fun.

These were the top rated ones :     


Cool Runnings 

Silver Moon 


Let’s hit the road:

The Bajan vintage open bus tour is a smash hit with tourists and locals alike  barbados_bajan bus

They offer four types of tours :

The Beautiful Beaches Tour

The Party Bus Crawl

Unesco Bajan Heritage Tour 

The Attractions Lunch Tour 

Check them out


Let’s go Cave Exploring :

One of Barbados greatest natural treasures is The Harrison’s Cave Located in St Thomas. It is a must-see attraction for any visitor to the island.


The Animal Flower Cave is Barbados’ only accessible sea cave. It is located in North Point. St .Lucy . It has a children’s play park, stalls selling craft, art, and jewellery. There is also a restaurant that serves some delicious cuisine.



Let’s go horseback riding:

The most popular venue offering horseback riding was Ocean Echo stables in New Castle St. John . Go explore the countryside or  beach


Let’s explore Nature:

There are so many bountiful nature spots in Barbados. Great for the entire family, nature lovers, photographers there is something here for you. The tops spots include  :

Andromeda Gardens  St. Joseph 

Flower Forest  St. Joseph 

Welchman Hall Gully St. Thomas 

Farley Hill National Park  St. Peter 

Orchid World  St George 

Hunte’s Gardens St. Joseph 

Folkestone Marine Park St.James 

Gun Hill Signal Station St. George 


Let’s learn how to surf:

Another activity for the beach lovers. According to Trip Advisor Bodie’s  Surf School has been awarded the certificate of excellence in 2014-15-16. They also offer windsurfing, stand up paddling and kite surfing. Check them out at

I hope you enjoyed this post. Now all you have to do is plan your getaway.  We look forward to having you here. Love and Blessings


I recently found a more comprehensive guide written by the lovely Jen Miller check out 100 Best Things To Do in Barbados 

As a local, I can attest that she did a pretty awesome job.