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Carlisle Bay

Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-436-2885
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This bay is best known for its calm, sheltered waters, perfect for swimming and scuba diving.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (179 reviews)
“an umbrella” (57 reviews)
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Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-436-2885
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I actually visited here last November on a cruise. But due to moving house and 2017 being incredibly busy we haven't got round to reviewing much until now. Carlisle Bay is a beautiful beach. Soft white sand, the sea warm and calm...More

1  Thank davidneil
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beach is beautiful and clean. If you have your own snorkel gear you can go out to wear the excursion boats park and swim with them. This is great because they feed the fish and turtles so they know to come around the boats. It's...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carlisle Bay is a beautiful stretch of beach. We walked there along the beach from our hotel it's about a 20-30 minute walk. This spot is well known for wrecks and snorkelling. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Holiday-queen74
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beach was incredible white sand, just beautiful. Everyone we encountered that day were just so kind and polite. There were so many activities you could do and chairs/umbrellas, it was just a beautiful wonderful day. Will for sure be visiting here again!

Thank Janna O
Reviewed 1 week ago

The natural beauty of this bay is mind boggling. It's no wonder that there were tons of people here enjoying this amazing beach.

Thank vaykayfam
Reviewed 1 week ago

While Bridgetown wasn't what we expected for a capital city, the beach of Carlisle Bay is just beautiful. Perfect white fine sand and blue-green waters. When we go again to Barbados, we will make a point of spending more time here.

Thank JayBeck
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent an entire afternoon here. The beach wasn't too crowded and the water was tranquil and inviting. Do visit:)

Thank Missy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seemed to be a very nice bay area and we could see the horse swimming, which was exciting. Not a crowed beach area.

Thank we_out
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The water is relatively calm and crystal clear. The beach was pristine with easy transition into the water. Incredibly refreshing! Do not miss this beach

Thank MetsNYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This natural harbour in Bridgetown has the most beautiful stretch of Sandy beach with calm, shallow water. Used by locals and visitors for sunbathing, exercising, jogging, diving, swimming, snorkeling, picnics or sitting and watching yachts and small vessels anchored in the bay. Free car park,...More

2  Thank Cecile R
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10 July 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
You can actually walk in from the beach and the turtles are about 30 yards offshore. It's got public access and there is a car park right there too. But there were also plenty of boats bringing people around from the... More
14 May 2017|
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Response from Tommy599 | Reviewed this property |
Take a cab and go right off the beach. Tell the cab driver you want to go to the dive shop. Just look out from the beach to where all the boats from the cruise ship are parked (no more then about 500 ft out. Join all... More