The gorgeous island of Barbados covers over 160 square kilometres where it is located far out to sea, about 100 miles east of the West Indies. Alongside there are endless white sand beaches, Barbados’ epic shoreline features secret caves and underground rivers and lakes. Above ground (but still underwater) you’ll find some unparalleled snorkelling locations with friendly sea turtles. Besides, there are beautiful tidal pools, and incredible surf spots with these gorgeous natural phenomena. In addition to that, Barbados has a very rich culture, custom and history. While you’re stayed at the charming seaside towns, it’s definitely worth visiting some of the old charming plantations.
Port St. Charles is house of one of Barbados’ main marinas, which can provide overnight shelter for your boat if you take on long trip. The port has also a very exclusive resort, and Heywoods Beach similar to all other beaches on Barbados is open for the public to enter.
Port Ferdinand is another location where you can dock your boat overnight. If you decide to do so, take a walk along the quay and visit the Fish Pot for an amazing dinner ashore.
Walking south along the coast, you’ll reach Reeds Bay, a quiet and unspoilt beach which is perfect for a swim and a picnic by the beach.
Docking your boat in Alleynes Bay, pop into the iconic local bars for a cocktail!
If you’re interested in a relaxed afternoon, make your way to the waters off Folkstone Marine Reserve and enjoy snorkeling its brilliant waters among many type of fish, such as sea anemones, sea lilies, corals, sponges and many more.
On the shores of the world famous Sandy Lane Bay, there are many water sports to enjoy by the beach.
As you head to the city of Bridgetown, stop in Carlisle Bay and visit Browne’s Beach where you can relax on the beach with some Rum Punch – and remember to keep an eye out for those turtles!
Barbados Yacht Club & Barbados Cruising Club, the only two Yacht clubs on the island also situated in Bridgetown.