Carlisle Bay, Bridgetown

#1 of 33 in Beaches in Barbados
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Swim and snorkel at Carlisle Bay, a picturesque, natural harbor in Bridgetown. Crescent-shaped and sheltered, the bay is named after Earl of Carlisle. Snorkeling and scuba diving in the bay area you can see six shipwrecks, as well as an abundance of marine life that includes rays, seahorses, octopuses, and sea turtles. The bay's public beach boasts soft white sand and calm waters, perfect for lounging and swimming. Put Carlisle Bay and other Bridgetown attractions into our Bridgetown trip itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • probably the most underrated beach in Barbados. Safe bathing - nice sand - plenty of bars and snacks available  more »
  • The location is stunning, rooms are beautiful, comfortable and well equipped. The food is average but with high end prices. There are plenty of restaurant choices elsewhere but if guests have paid...  more »
  • incredible beautiful and just next to bridgetown city center. you can easily access from cruise terminal
  • Amazing clear water and very soft sand, powder like, on the very long and uncrowded beach. This is one of the best spots on the island and probably in eastern carribean

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