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11 THINGS TO DO IN BARBADOS (MARCH 03 - MARCH 12)

Swimming with Turtles

Swimming with Turtles

February–July (leatherback) | late May–early October (hawksbill and green) • activity

Some sea turtles drift in the Caribbean waters year-round, but specific types gather near Barbados in certain seasons

Barbados Beaches

Barbados Beaches

December–May • activity

Who can resist these soft white sands and brilliant turquoise waters?

Harrison's Cave

Harrison's Cave

all year round • activity

Barbados' top tourist attraction promises an escapade to remember

Diving in Barbados

Diving in Barbados

December–May • activity

Get your fins wet while uncovering tropical waters with colorful undersea species and ancient wrecks

Garrison Savannah

Garrison Savannah

all year round • activity

A historical venue offers horse racing and an array of diverse entertainment

Barbados Kitesurfing

Barbados Kitesurfing

November–July (best in December–March) • activity

Dive into a Barbados kitesurfing adventure and catch your perfect wave

Surfing in Barbados

Surfing in Barbados

October–March • activity

Choose from a variety of surfing breaks along the island's scenic coastline

Fishing in Barbados

Fishing in Barbados

January–April (deep sea fishing) | December–May (shore fishing) • activity

Buy some fresh catch at a local fish market or book a fishing charter for a more personal experience

Snorkeling in Barbados

Snorkeling in Barbados

March–June • activity

The shallow reefs of Barbados are perfect for family-friendly snorkeling

Hiking in Barbados

Hiking in Barbados

December–May • activity

In spite of its small size, the island is packed with lovely sites best discovered on foot

Barbados Sailing

Barbados Sailing

January–March  • activity

Sheltered harbors, sea breeze, and vibrant culture call for Caribbean adventures

8 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Crop Over Festival

Crop Over Festival

out of rangeAugust 2–8, 2023 • event

The premier celebration of Barbados with lots of street parties and merrymaking

Barbados Jazz Festival

Barbados Jazz Festival

out of rangeOctober 12–15, 2023 • event

The fashionable event features concerts, excursions, and golf competitions

Barbados Monkeys

Barbados Monkeys

out of rangeJune–October • nature

You'll meet green monkeys year-round, but watching the babies carried by their mothers is possible only in season

Christmas in Barbados

Christmas in Barbados

out of rangeDecember • event

A perfect occasion to escape the winter weather and still enjoy the holiday spirit

The Barbados Rum Experience (Barbados Food and Rum Festival)

The Barbados Rum Experience (Barbados Food and Rum Festival)

out of rangeOctober 28-November 2, 2024 • event

Celebrate all things savory in the culinary center of the Caribbean

Vujaday Music Festival

Vujaday Music Festival

unconfirmedOctober–November 2023 • event

A curated selection of house and techno acts combined with the lush landscape and cultural experience

Oistins Fish Festival

Oistins Fish Festival

out of rangeMarch 29-April 1, 2024 • event

This festival celebrates a fishing tradition passed down from generation to generation

Run Barbados Marathon

Run Barbados Marathon

out of rangeDecember 08 - December 10 • event

Take your chance to run a picturesque marathon in Barbados

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