Carlisle Bay, Bridgetown

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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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  • This beach is nice calm and well kept. When I visited there were limited hours though of 6am to 9am, and 3pm to 6pm.  more »
  • Very nice beach, mostly clean and not very crowded. Long sandy beach for walking and many swimming sections.  more »
  • Great beach with friendly people and crystal clear water with great snorkeling and diving. Beautiful protected marine reserve. We swam with turtles!  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
  • Family friendly!!
  • Beautiful white Sandy Beach.... crystal clear waters.
  • Carlisle Bay has to be the best beach in Barbados, with lovely calm water for swimming in and so breathtakenly beautiful! Just the wow factor with this one!

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