Activities in Bathsheba

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Bathsheba is a hidden treasure that locals seem to enjoy utilizing as their way to get away for a bit, while foreign tourists do not as frequently stay here.  Because of this, those that do find it be a haven away from the major resort areas of the island.  Adventurous visitors will find the area's favored activities like surfing and hiking to be to their liking, but the most popular source of entertainment here is fishing.  

Surfing

Another little known activity that is popular is surfing.  With the reef providing the perfect set up and the Atlantic swells being notable all on their own, this area is known for its high waves that seasoned pros even sometimes stuggle maintaining balance in.  Signs posted warn against swimming because of the strong currents, so swimming and surfing is to be done at your own risk. 

Hiking

Just south of Bathsheba is a hiing trail that runs alongside a former rail road.  The walk takes place along a coastline of hilly property and features a collection of back boulders, canopies of low trees, and continuous views of the ocean.

Diving

Barbados Diving

You'll find dive operators in the area. If you're interested, get comprehensive information concerning diving in this area, can do so here.

Fishing

There is not much going on in Bathsheba, making it great for fishermen looking for a no-nonsense day of fishing. The small fishing village won't offer much in terms of amenities, but will satisfy anyone looking for the local experience.

If your group enjoys fishing you'll be pleased to know there are several charter fishing services located in this area. Navigate to this article regarding nearby fishing options if you want to find out more facts.

Golf

Apes Hill Club

Hoping to spend some time on the greens? There are a pair of area golf courses. The courses in the area are Apes Hill Club and Sandy Lane Green Monkey Golf Course. For more information concerning the course simply click on the name of the course. In addition, you can take advantage of this article if you want to find out additional information regarding golf throughout Barbados.

Shopping

On the Wall Art Gallery St. Thomas

If you have some foks who enjoy exploring new shops in your group, they're not completely out of luck -- there are more than 19 retail stores to browse in this area. Navigate here to find our page dedicated to shopping near Bathsheba.

Sightseeing

St. John's Church

You should plan on spending some of your time enjoying the sights and sounds of life in Bathsheba. Sights of interest to visitors include 8 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Vacationers who enjoy the natural environment frequently enjoy visiting the area's outdoor parks and botanical gardens. Anyone needing to find out more concerning area sightseeing opportunities can do so here.

Look through this table to learn more about a firm that can help you have a great time enjoying the local sights.

Sightseeing Services Near Bathsheba
Name Location
Island Safari 6.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central Bathsheba
Island Safari Barbados 6.5 mi. South West of Central Bathsheba
 

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