Carlisle Bay, Bridgetown

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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. Take a look at our Bridgetown vacation builder to schedule your visit to Carlisle Bay and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Carlisle Bay is hands down the most beautiful beach in Barbados. White sand, blue water, no waves, clean, this beach is amazing. There's also a restaurant on the beach in case you get hungry or just w...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Amazing colors, white/pink sand, crystal clear waters and very calm. This beach is spectacular. By far one of the nicest I've seen to the Caribbean. I stayed at the Radisson (some of the rooms look out onto this beach) and more than once I woke up at 6 in the morning to go for a long walk on this spectacular beach (there are several people even at that hour jogging or strolling on the beach). Possibility to rent sun beds & umbrellas, and lunch.
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  • August 9, 2017
    I have been to Barbados several times and no matter where we stay we take a day to spend at Carlisle Bay beach. This public beach is just spectacular. Do not miss out on this jewel when you visit Barb...  more »

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