Attractions in Bridgetown

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Of all of the towns on Barbados, Bridgetown is most alive with sites to see and things to do.  Your days are easily spent hiking through nature sancturaries, sunning on local beaches, visiting museums and important cultural structures, and yes, even casino gaming is a possibility.  


Accra Beach

You'll find an abundance of beaches to enjoy in the area. Snorkeling is available at some locations, for those who enjoy the underwater scene. You can click on the name of each beach for a detailed guide to that section of the coast.

If you enjoy snorkeling, a location worth considering is Brighton Beach. The beach is accessible via signage and is located off of the Spring Garden Highway. The beach accommodates both pedestrians and vehicles.

Another good choice for those who enjoy snorkeling is Brownes Beach. Brownes Beach connects to Pebbles Beach on the north and is one of the few beaches that can be seen from one of the main roads. Local restaurants and resorts surround the area, while the beach itself consists of smooth, white sand.

Accra Beach: The Accra Beach Hotel and Resort occupies a large area leading up to the beach, though public access is available off of Highway 7. Parking is available along Highway 7, as well as on the smaller road east of the beach.

Bridgetown offers many other beaches to choose from. To learn more about beaches available, read this article.

Landmark Attractions

Independence Arch

A common landmark for vacationers is Cricket Legends Museum. It is situated in Bridgetown. One of the many things the British have brought to the island of Barbados is the love of the game Cricket. This museum is the ultimate memorial to the game on Barbados, with their legends and memories featured in exhibits.

If you are looking to do more sight-seeing, visit Barbados Museum and Historical Society. It is located within Bridgetown. The Barbados Museum is also home of the Barbados Historical Society and their joint mission is to preserve the history of the people of Barbados. The museum itself is steeped in history as the site used to be an old military prison.

Needhams Point Lighthouse: Needlehams Point Lighthouse stands out as a stationary lighthouse, meaning that its light did not swoop around the coast as many other lighthouses have the tendency to do. Today, visitors are welcome to explore the grounds that the lighthouse stands on, but they are not permitted to enter the tower.

This region is home to a more extensive set of notable landmarks. You can go to this extended discussion about landmarks in Bridgetown if you'd like to find more information.

Natural Attractions

Orchid World

Those visitors who like being outside will frequently enjoy Queen's Park. While Queen's Park has a long history of having been passed from the care of one government organization to another, it has always been simply a well-cared for and beautiful place for children to play and adults to enjoy the scenery.

Lazaretto Gardens is a second outdoor attraction worth considering. Not much more than a side attraction, these beautiful gardens are nice for a quick break from the beaches, restaurants, and shopping to just walk around and relax.

These are just some of the places worth checking out If you want to find more details concerning natural attractions in and near the area, can learn more by clicking here.


Ready for some action? Vacationers hoping to test their luck will have lots of places to do so in this area.

Lucky Horseshoe Saloon Worthing offers dining on-site, which provides added convenience before or after you hit the gaming floor. With a bank of slot machines to one side of the building, you may just be drawn away from your table to play.

If you like slot machines, you might try D'Fast Lime Arcade. Located inside a small building marked by a glowing neon bar sign is D'Fast Lime Casino. The casino is open 24 hours a day for slot machine gambling, so guests can find out how lucky they are any time of the day or night.

JoJo's: JoJo's features an impressive gaming lounge, bingo hall, and sports bar for a fun night in St. Michael.

These examples are just a sample of what's available. Click to view our article about gaming in Bridgetown.


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