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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  • beautiful beach... make a point of visiting around 5am to 6am as youll see the local race horses being taken out for a swim, Thursday..... between radisson and Hilton hotels.  more »
  • Barbados's Sol & Baths and Carlisle Bay are one of the best beaches for bathers sun worshipers. There are also several good restaurants and bars so you can easily spend a full day on the beach without having to starve.
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  • May just be the best beach to visit with visiting Barbados. Would definitely recommend the visit. Recommend the red shop across the road for great tasting local food
  • Large sandy bay on the west coast of Barbados well equipped with chairs water sports stuff bars etc however gets very crowded when the cruise ships call
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