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. Put Carlisle Bay and other Bridgetown attractions into our Bridgetown trip itinerary maker , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Fantastic beach - white sane and clear water. Plenty of sun beds and umbrellas $40BDS for two. Also shower and toilet facilities in Browns Beach car park and lots of locals selling ice cold beers or f...  more »
  • Watch them au who a deck chair annehmen.die prices unterschiedlich.im are very cut paid 40bbd. Thats almost as much as in the boatyard an occurs what just 100 m away. This is because the food and drink here and a free Snorkel tour to the ship wreck
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  • A definitely must see! Crystal clear and calm water and white/pinkish sand. Beautiful! Loads of activities to do around there as well and places to eat.  more »
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  • Really nice beach, white sand and blue calm water. Water sports and boat trips available. You might get hassled a bit by jewelry sellers or water sports people but not too much. If you there early you might get better deals on snorkeling or water sports.
  • I experienced The Carlisle Bay during my stay at the Radisson Resort. The long stretch of beach shared by several hotels and other establishment also a public picnic and general areas makes up this great beach. Swimming is the Carlisle Bay was a delightful experience for me and I enjoyed the invitingly warm clear and calm waters. I actually walked on the beach to and from nearby Bridgetown (quicker than taking the roads). The beach is quite popular and I met many beach goers at all times throughout the day. The Carlisle Bay is definitely a great place of interest to visit and enjoy whilst in the Tropical Paradise of Barbados.
  • Worth the trip. Take your swimmers and snorkelling gear too
  • Turtles and shipwrecks here. This is where a lot of the tours stop. You can just swim out off the beach if you a confident enough and you just want to see titles etc. The turtles are very used to humans here and are often being fed, so not the spot if you are after a natural experience. Big long sand beach but very touristy.
  • Talcum powder sand and gently shelving. beach,bliss*
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