Popular Destinations in Barbados
Bridgetown is the capital city of Barbados. The city is named for the
native Amerindian bridge crossing the mouth of the Constitution River.
Bridgetown is steeped in rich British colonial history and exudes a
distinct English character with a West Indian feel. Some of the popular
things to do in Bridgetown include swimming in the crystal-clear waters of
Carlisle Bay, browsing duty-free shops on Broad Street, exploring city's
museums, and snorkeling. Major tourist attractions in Bridgetown include
Carlisle Bay, Barbados Garrison, Barbados Catamaran Snorkeling Cruise, and
Holetown is a small and beautiful town. It is in the parish of Saint James
on the west coast of the island. The town has historical importance as it
was the site of the first British landing in Barbados and was also the
place of the first settlement by them two years later. The landing of
British in Holetown is commemorated by the Holetown Monument.
Bathsheba is a quaint village in Barbados. Bathsheba Beach, also known as
the Soup Bowl, boasts large rock formations that are relics from an ancient
coral reef carved by the surf. These rock formations stand like huge
mushrooms in the sea. Bathsheba Beach is perfect for photographers and
surfers. Other major tourist attractions in Bathsheba include Andromeda
Botanic Gardens, Saint John Parish, Soup Bowl, and more.