Take a tour of Bridgetown, the capital and largest city of Barbados, less than five minutes from the resort. Stop in and buy some gifts at the local shops, or go for a walk through history by touring some of the local museums and historical sites.
You don’t even have to leave the resort to explore the rich history of Barbados. Located on our grounds is Charles Fort, erected at Needham’s Point in 1650 by the British military to protect Carlisle Bay from any enemy attacks. Find out more.
St. Lawrence Gap
Nestled in the parish of Christ Church is St. Lawrence Gap, a stretch of road that is known for its shopping, restaurants and nightlife. Just a ten-minute drive down the beach from the resort, St. Lawrence Gap is a great place to mix things up for a night out on the town.
Not far from the Flower Forest is Harrison’s Cave, Barbados’ number one attraction. Go for a tram ride through the long, winding cave to witness some of the most geologically beautiful features that Barbados has to offer.
National Heroes Square
Located in the heart of Bridgetown, National Heroes Square is positioned between Upper Broad Street on the shore of the Careenage river. Heroes Square features gardens, a fountain and monuments.
Visit the Parliament Museum and take a guided tour through over 350 years of history. Learn about one of the oldest Constitutions in the Commonwealth and how it came to be.
Barbados Museum & Historical Society
Gain a deeper understanding of Barbadian history, heritage and culture with a tour of the Barbados Museum. Browse through galleries and over 500,000 historical artifacts. [expand title=”+ More Detail” swaptitle=”- Less Detail”]The rich history is shown in more than just galleries of this museum—the structure itself was formerly used as a military prison. Website: http://www.barbmuse.org.bb/[/expand]
Garrison Savannah Racetrack
The Garrison Savannah Racetrack is a horseracing venue just outside of Bridgetown in the Garrison Historic area. Venture to the track to get in on the action and watch a race.
Barbados Golf and Country Club
Designed by Ron Kirby, one of the world’s top golf course architects, Barbados Golf Club is fair, challenging and offers a glorious walk amid breezy tropical surroundings.