Quite possibly the most enjoyable way to master the art of fine living in Barbados is to take part in any of the unforgettable and exciting activities afforded by the island. And though diminutive in its 166 square miles, Barbados excels in providing visitors with an overabundance of rewarding pursuits.
Spend a morning diving below our spectacular turquoise waters and discover the multitude of coral reefs or the bounty of sunken ships that encircle the island. Challenge your skills on any one of our stunning championship golf courses – each offering a unique view of the Barbadian landscape. Find the perfect treasure of jewellery, designer fashions, electronics, arts, crafts and more throughout the island at duty free shops, boutiques and galleries. Take a leisurely stroll through a gully and enjoy the bountiful yield of colorful and exotic flora. Then move to the enchanting sounds that emanate from St. Lawrence Gap or 1st & 2nd Street, inviting all who hear its hypnotic Caribbean rhythms to dance well into the night.
No matter your desire, you’re certain to find the perfect diversion that will make your time spent here one you’ll not soon forget.
life lessons: harrison's cave
Though formed over thousands of years, Harrison's Cave in the parish of St. Thomas wasn't fully explored and mapped until 1974. Soon after, the Barbadian government began developing the cave as an attraction that opened to the public in 1981.
Today, the massive cave network can be found to spans 2.3 kilometers long with its largest cavern, the Great Hall, measuring 50 feet tall. This active cave continues to carry water, and features a 40-foot waterfall as well as many lakes, pools and all the caverns and calcite formations you'd expect from an uderground world.
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