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Area (sq km): 430
Population: 279,254
Nationality: Barbadian,
Local Name: Barbados
Language: Bajan,
Time Zone: -4 GMT
Currency: 1 dollar =
100 cents
Capital: Bridgetown
Dialling Code: +1 246
Electricity: 110V/50Hz
Internet Code: .bb
Religion: Protestant,
Climate: Tropical Oceanic
Government: Parliamentary Democracy
Inoculations: None
Driving: Left
Int'l License: Required
Banking: M-Th 8.00-15.00,
F 8.00-17.00
Major Airports: Bridgetown(BGI)

Barbados vacation villas for fun boat trips

For unique trips from Barbados vacation villas on the Caribbean Sea consider sailing in Barbados, Barbados glass bottom boats excursions and Barbados submarine tours. Barbados boat tours are an experience you won’t soon forget!

Barbados boat tours
Barbados boat tours

The Caribbean Sea is one of the best attractions in Barbados. Warm lush water with such high visibility, the Caribbean Sea is like a window into the vibrant underwater world. If you are interested in attractions in Barbados, chartering a catamaran might be just the ticket! Afterwards you can relax in the comfort of Barbados vacation villas

Attractions in Barbados & Barbados vacation villas

Operators offer hourly cruises, half-day and day-trips. The boats can be very simple and range up to extremely hi-tech models. Many sailing tour providers even offer simple snack or gourmet meals on board and somewhere along the line rum is usually complimentary. One thing is for sure, you will step off the boat feeling exhilarated by the natural grandeur and beauty of attractions in Barbados and ready to enjoy Barbados vacation villas.

Cool Runnings Catamaran Cruises

One of the most popular tour operators is Cool Runnings Catamaran Cruises in Barbados. The Zagat Survey was so impressed they named Cool Runnings the ‘2nd Most Popular Attraction’.

They offer experiences like exploring a shallow shipwreck, snorkelling, swimming and sun bathing on the deck. You can feed schools of tropical fish and visit known spots of elusive sea turtles. Cool Runnings provide romantic sunset sailing tours in Barbados and even have boats ready for your private cruising needs.

Other respected operators include Silver Moon Luxury Catamarans, Good Times Barbados and Small Cat Cruises. Barbados vacation villas owners will usually have information readily available to you during your holiday.

Glass bottom boats in Barbados

If you want a peak at the underwater world without getting wet, Barbados glass bottom boats are for you. Barbados glass bottom boats are perfect for families, senior citizens and just about everyone. If you are unable to or prefer not to scuba dive this is the next best thing. The crystal water allows for maximum visibility so you can discover what lies beneath the surface.

Just Breezing Watersports Barbados sets off daily to explore the sea. They run 2 hour cruises where you get to see hundreds of Caribbean fish known for their vibrant colours. They provide a snack and a sundeck for catching rays. If you do decided to get wet, they provide quality snorkels and masks for your enjoyment.

Barbados submarine tours

It is no secret that Barbados is a rare gem in the already jewel encrusted crown of the Caribbean Sea. The island’s natural beauty is only rivalled by what is hidden under the warm waves. Go deeper than you could have imagined by experiencing Barbados submarine tours. Atlantis Submarine Tours is a highly recommended activity and attraction in Barbados.

These extraordinary Barbados submarine tours can take you to depths of 50 metres down to the sea floor. There is a guide onboard directing the tour, pointing out sea species and answering questions. The port holes are many and conducive to exploration. Atlantis Submarine Tours will also take you to a shipwreck. The Atlantis III is a real submarine also!

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