Day 1 - 12 Mar 2019
Content: We reached the airport on time, but it took longer for the security check. The airport staff were not friendly.
Content: The hotel located on the North West coast of Barbados, each apartment opened out over the port. The plot was rich with a swimming pool and kid's gaming room. It was an ultra-luxurious resort.
Content: We had Caribbean-French fusion cuisine in the dining area of the hotel. We enjoyed the poolside Quarterdeck bar, that opened every day. We had simple, tasty dinner.
Day 2 - 13 Mar 2019
Content: We planned for a walking tour today in the island's largest city. We packed our breakfast and drove towards Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados. We enjoyed the historical view on our way. We parked in the City Center Mall parking area.
Content: We saw a beautiful church with red roof at the end of Lower Broad Street. It was an old attractive church in the city. We continued walking to the main attractions like St.Michael's Cathedral, Lord Nelson's Statue, Heroes Square and Queen's Park.
Content: It was a perfect location for many cultural events. It attracts tourist for taking photos of historical buildings around. While standing at the square we saw Parliament Building across the street. It is the seat of the Parliament of Barbados.
Content: It was a local cuisine with the best seafood varieties. It also had a vast salad option. We sat on a table in the shades overlooking the harbor. We were impressed with the location and taste of the food. We ate Caesar salad with shrimp, must try.
Content: We crossed Chamberlain Bridge to see the Independence Arch at the south end. It shows various aspects of Barbados heritage and culture. The two important national symbols along with the Pride of Barbados flower were demoed in the pillars. The arch display the motto: Pride and Industry. It celebrates Barbados's independence from Britain.
Content: It was a lovely place for resting. We relaxed by watching in and around the square. We saw two majestic fountains and a bronze statue, which was sculpted in the pride of the Father of Independence in Barbados - Errol Barrow.
Content: Based on the recommendation made by the local person we went to this restaurant. We had an awesome experience, over the view of the city we enjoyed the food. We had some light snacks with drinks.
Content: It was our last walking tour site. As the tour came to an end we headed back to the parking area. We saw St.Michael’s Cathedral on St. Michael's Row, Bridgetown. It attracted us with its appearance. It was made of coral stones with a beautiful tower and stained glass windows.
Content: We walked in the evening along the Oceanside, it was pleasant and romantic. There were many places to stop by for snacks and drinks. Also, it had restaurants that lined the pathway. Enjoyed the place and had supper from one of the restaurants.
Content: We reached the hotel and relaxed. The day was busy, but spent time effectively. We strongly suggest visiting the place at least once.
Day 3 - 14 Mar 2019
Content: It was a natural sea cave in the northern part of Barbados. The place was perfect for holidaymakers. We booked a local guide. He guided us where to step, as the rocks were unstable. We saw rock formations on the walls and noticed many creatures on the way. We swam in the natural rock pools. We looked at the stunning view of the ocean through the cave openings. There were several openings that paved the way to see the ocean.
Content: It was walkable from Animal Flower Cave. The restaurant had open-air seating arrangements. We enjoyed their featured foods at the beauty of the location. The ocean view was stunning. We tasted beef roast with a drink.
Content: We drove to River bay, as its name implies, it is a bay with a freshwater river runs down to the sea. It is located on the northern coast of Barbados. River bay is the best picnic spot on the north coast. We took many photos with the backdrop of the dazzling view. Swimming out is not recommended due to high tides.
Content: We got a chance to spot plenty of local animals by walking through the forest on the brick path. The monkeys are most common during the afternoon. Most of the animals move quietly and not harmful. We missed the feeding time, it was at 2 pm. We stopped at the restaurant outside and ate chips and hot dogs. Make sure to wear proper shoes to get a grip to walk long.
Content: We spent our evening at the beach sand with some snacks. The calm water makes it a perfect place for swimming.
Content: We returned to the hotel with a lot of memories. We packed our things the night itself, for morning check out and travel to the next destination. We had a poolside dinner from the restaurant. The food was delicious and they presented well.
Day 4 - 15 Mar 2019
Content: We checked in to the hotel to drop our bags. Buffet breakfast was ready for us. We enjoyed the dining and started to Harrison's Cave. The hotel was in the main area, with upgraded features and amenities. It had a restaurant and two oceanfront bars. The fitness center and pool added to its attraction.
Content: It was a place to visit; we got a lovely guide who was extremely knowledgeable about the cave. We travelled through the cave on a motorized boat. It was a natural gem; we enjoyed the sights and sounds of streams and waterfalls. We got helmet, headlamp and knee guards to explore the place.
Content: We had meal from Cocktail Kitchen. Smoked black belly lamb was excellent, but over all their food was not up to our expectation.
Content: We went to Mount Gay Distillery to experience the history of Barbarian rum. First, we visited the Mount Gay Visitor Center to learn about the production and history of Barbados, the famous Mount Gay rum. Then we went to the Heritage Room, the Tasting Room, and the Bottling Plant. The trip started with the welcome Rum Punch. They played a short film that gave a wide explanation about the production of Mount Gay Rum. We purchased some bottles from the gift shop.
Content: We came back to the hotel, we were so tired. We took dinner from the hotel restaurant.
Day 5 - 16 Mar 2019
Content: We enjoyed buffet breakfast and spent some time in and around the hotel. We used the pool and fitness room. Both were well maintained and fun-filled.
Content: It was a chocolate shop, we had a great time there.The guide asked us to follow some instructions before headed to the shop. We learned everything about the production and export of dark chocolates. We tasted some types of chocolates and even bought from their shop.
Content: It was a great place to taste local food in reasonable price. We ate beef stew which was amazing in taste. We had light food so that we could explore Oistins.
Content: This place was at the seaside in Oistins. There were many small wooden kiosks, each one with a different name, serving a variety of foods and drinks. We saw long portable tables and chairs set up and some ladies trying to encourage you to sit at their dinner-tables with printed menus. We came to know that Friday was very special here. We enjoyed delicious local seafood dishes and entertainment. It was a highlight of our week in Barbados, the best and evergreen place for foodies, particularly for seafood lovers. We had a lot of fun and returned to the hotel.
Day 6 - 17 Mar 2019
Content: We started our day a little late. We took a cab to PEG Farm & Nature Reserve, as we planned to set the day for nature. It is a farm completely unique to Barbados and the Caribbean. We saw they are practising a new style of agriculture using four main principles: bio-dynamics, animal husbandry, permaculture, and holistic management. We saw a free range of animals such as cows, chickens, and pigs in their farmland. We learned about the traditional use of native Bajan plants in their medicinal garden.
Content: We followed the tour with a wonderful farm-to-table lunch experience at the on-site cafe. We had an awesome farmland experience with tasty fresh food.
Content: The place where various cultures meet and merge. It is an experience that should not miss! We saw several night clubs when we walked through The Gap. It is a small street on the South coast and a unique place where all age groups walk side by side. We visited Primo Bar & Bistro and Cocktail Kitchen, both are good to enjoy.
Content: We reached the hotel by car. This was our last night at Barbados. All days here was a fun-filled. It was the top spot for tourists all over the world.
Day 7 - 18 Mar 2019
Content: As our final day started, we packed things and rented a car that was arranged by the hotel's front desk. We headed to the airport. But we missed visiting South Point Lighthouse. Thus we planned to go there on the way.
Content: This landmark can be spotted from many points along the South Cost Island. It was the first lighthouse in Barbados. It was created to provide signals to ships, and it was maintained by light-keeper.
Content: We reached the airport on time, the driver was very kind.We had lunch from a small restaurant near to the airport.