When it comes to tropical destinations, Barbados certainly is giving a very tough fight to some of the world’s most sought-after places like Maldives, Bora Bora, and much more. Tourism in Barbados has skyrocketed over the last few years, and it has all the right reasons to enjoy all the attention it is getting lately, considering the beauty of this place is unmatchable. Barbados is deemed one of the world’s most sophisticated and idyllic tropical destinations, and we assure you, it stands true to all its claims.

While stunning beaches and elegant hotels have the most contribution in making this destination what it is today, the amazing hospitality and welcoming locals make this place even more wonderful. Fun events and other festivities keep happening on the island throughout the year, this is their way to ensure that no traveler feels bored here and enjoys their stay throughout. There are endless ways to keep yourself occupied and entertained throughout your stay on the island; however, we have compiled a list of some of the best things to do in Barbados.

Go snorkeling with turtles

snorkeling with turtles

When it comes to enjoying water-based activities, Barbados is believed to offer a world-class experience. Snorkeling is one of the best ways to explore the marine life of Barbados, and instead of going snorkeling alone, you can do it with turtles. Considering turtles are known for being extremely gentle, you will actually enjoy snorkeling with them amid coral reefs and other sea creatures such as fishes. It’s not every day you get an opportunity to snorkel with turtles, so try to make the most of this opportunity in Barbados.

Visit Oistin Fish Fry on a Friday

Oistin Fish Fry

Oistin Fish Fry is a perfect hangout spot for both locals and tourists alike. It is a perfect place to be to spend a Friday evening. You can enjoy a hearty meal here consisting of seafood and other tempting side dishes such as salad, yams, fries, mac & cheese, and much more. Apart from relishing some really delicious foods, you can also enjoy dance performances. If you like dancing, then you can also groove to the beats of the music like other people present there.

Enjoy kitesurfing at Silver Sands Beach

Silver Sands Beach

Situated in Christ Church Parish, Silver Sand Beach is one of the best places to explore in Barbados, it makes an excellent spot for seaside adventure, including kitesurfing. Silver Sands Beach is best known for offering world-class kitesurfing and windsurfing experience. If you want to experience something new and unforgettable, then you should definitely give kitesurfing a try at Silver Sands Beach.

Visit the Animal Flower Cave

Animal Flower Cave

Want to explore the expanses of wilderness and the dramatic east coast of Barbados? Look no further than Animal Flower Cave. It is one of the most underrated destinations in Barbados, we assure you, you won’t regret taking a trip to this place. The caves offer a dramatic view of the Atlantic Ocean, and the beautiful casting of light from the shimmering pool upon the dark caves make for such a beautiful setting.

Explore Speighstown


Speighstown is the second-largest town on the island. This quaint town is a vital part of Barbados’ history. The streets of this town are lined with town houses featuring old architecture, which once used to be homes to wealthy traders. This place is relatively quieter than other popular places on the island; apart from exploring some shops and business centers, you can also buy local fishes here.

Spend a day at Miami Beach

Miami Beach

Miami Beach is a popular attraction in Barbados. It is especially popular for offering Caribbean beach adventures such as shelling, surfing, exploring caves, and much more. If you don’t know how to surf, then you can take surfing lessons right on this beach. It tends to get quite busy on weekends and holidays, so plan your visit accordingly.

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