South Coast Vacations: Beautiful Barbados
The South Coast of Barbados is home to the island’s capital city, Bridgetown. This UNESCO World Heritage city is known for its historic British colonial buildings, its stunning Parliament Building, and the oldest Jewish synagogue in the Western Hemisphere. Enjoy the duty-free shopping on Swan Street and Broad Street. Snorkel the shipwrecks of Carlisle Bay, and watch for sea turtles. Whether you’re looking for a honeymoon in the sun or want to escape the winter with a warm family vacation, your Liberty Travel consultant can craft you a South Coast vacation package that’s just your pace.
South Coast at a Glance
Currency: Barbadian or Bajan Dollar, $ (BBD)
Tipping Customs: Your all-inclusive resort may suggest tipping customs while you are there. Should a service charge not be included when dining at a restaurant, 10-15% is customary.
Popular Drink: Rum punch
Must Eat: Fish fry
Power Up: A or B (two or three-prong) 120 V
Weather: It’s generally warm and sunny all year round with an average daytime high of 75-85°F, cooled by trade winds.
Best Time to Visit: December-June is a popular time to visit as it is dry, though February-April is considered the peak season.
South Coast Deals
Top Things to Do in the South Coast
Snorkel or Dive a Shipwreck
The shipwrecks in Carlisle Bay draw a range of marine animals, from sea turtles, to octopus, eels, and tropical fish.
Barbados is a tax-free shopping haven; browse Broad Street, where you’ll find jewelers and boutiques; find fashions on Swan Street, or visit the Pelican Craft Centre for local handicrafts.
Take a Walk Through Historic Bridgetown
Bridgetown is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll the historic architecture, visiting the Parliament Building, the Jewish synagogue, St. Mary’s Church, and the Chamberlain Bridge.
Adventures at Dover Beach
Get a surf lesson at Dover Beach, rent a jet ski, or try wind surfing.
Take a Rum Tour
Mount Gay Rum offers a tour with tastings of the South Coast’s legendary rum.
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