Activities & Attractions
Barbados has lots of activities and attractions to make your vacation an unforgettable experience and many of them are a short walk or drive from the Sandpiper. Exciting activities and breathtaking attractions abound in this special Caribbean destination. There is just so much to discover about Barbados and its warm and friendly people.
Whether you visit Barbados in the summer or the winter, be sure to experience some of the island’s unique festivals and events. From jazz to gospel, carnival to opera, fish festival to historical and cultural celebrations, there is something for everyone.
For the sporting enthusiasts there is polo, golf, cricket, water sports, game fishing, tennis, horse riding, horse racing, you name it!
For a full calendar of events taking place in Barbados, view the VisitBarbados.org calendar.
Be sure to visit some of the island’s top attractions on your Barbados vacation. Barbados is an island of astounding natural beauty, and is home to the wondrous Harrison's Cave. These underground caverns are considered to be among the finest showcases in the world.
Lovers of flora and fauna are encouraged to visit:
Andromeda Botanical Gardens, Flower Forest - where the colorful plants and flowers are guaranteed to take your breath away.
Barbados Wildlife Reserve - our Barbados zoo, stroll freely with animals such as Barbados Green Monkeys in their natural habitat.
Folkestone Marine Park & Museum - an artificial reef, marine museum with picnic and recreation facilities
Those with historical interests can visit a plantation house for a trip back in time, see the towering lighthouses that once led ships to safety, or explore the historic towns that are an important part of our past and present.