A UNESCO World Heritage Site, vibrant, liveliest and the island's largest city, Bridgetown is referred to as the land of flying fish. Bridgetown, the capital city and an independent British Commonwealth nation located in the Caribbean. It is also a central place for the island's public transport system. Bridgetown is home to many historical sites and attractions that are well worth a visit. From the glorious temperatures to the white sandy beaches and welcoming locals, a real piece of paradise on earth. The city is the hub for major business activities and tourist attractions. A short walk from the downtown area, Carlisle bay hosts probably the best beaches. Take a dip in the warm waters of Carlisle Bay and swim with turtles and indulge in snorkeling over several very shallow wrecks. Do not miss the enjoyable experiences at local bars and restaurants and the historic walking tours in one of the Caribbean's oldest cities.
There are three budget friendly Barbados buses. The Transport Board buses which are the government buses run daily . There are three Transport Board bus terminals: — Fairchild Street, Bridgetown (opposite Jordan’s Supermarket)— Princess Alice Terminal, Bridgetown (near the main Post Office)— Speightstown, St. PeterBarbados also has mini buses and privately-owned ZR vans. Apart from buses, taxis, share taxis and car rentals are also there for a ride.
The standard bus fare in Barbados is BDS $2.
No foreign coins are accepted on the Transport Board buses, use local currency.
Bus 27 will take you from the Airport to the Garrison.
Taxi fare for 1 km Bridgetown is BDS $ 2.50
Taxi Start fare is BDS $ 18.00.Suggest an Edit - Share your experience
|Water Bottle||BBD 3.00|
|Cup of Coffee||BBD 7.00|
|Milk Carton Pack||BBD 6.00|
|White Bread||BBD 4.00|
|Eggs (12)||BBD 7.00|
|Combo Meal||BBD 15.00|
|Fine Dining||BBD 125.00|
|Bottle of Coke or Pepsi||BBD 3.00|
|Domestic Beer||BBD 4.00|
|Imported Beer||BBD 7.00|
|Bottle of Wine||BBD 30.00|
|Cigarettes (20 Pack)||BBD 12.00|
|Taxi ( 1 km )||BBD 3.00|
|Ticket in local transport (Single way).||BBD 2.00|
|Rent ( One Bed Room)||BBD 1320.00|
This Caribbean Island is a premier destination for parties and nightlife. From world-renowned high-energy nightclubs to local thriving bars and pubs which can be a good option to spend your night. The boat parties, clubs, and music festivals are there to create a thriving party and to keep the spirits high day in and day out.
Following are some of the recommended Night Spots in Barbados that offer a great evening show and atmosphere:
Options for night activities are endless on the small island mainly because of their fancier nightclubs. Less-Formal nightlife locations can be found in St Lawrence Gap for drinking, dining and live music. Other key venues are Mullins Beach Bar, First Avenue Holetown. There is something for everyone; young and old, exciting or relaxing, trendy or cultural.
Below are the awesome souvenir ideas that the travelers can take home from Bajan island:
Mount Gay Rum - There are two different types of rum produces in Barbados Cockspur and Mount Gay. Mount Gay rum is considered to be the world's oldest refined rum and a must buy for every rum lover.
Bajan seasoning - The secret ingredient behind the mouth-watering Bajan dishes and therefore one must grab the opportunity when visiting Bridgetown to buy the Bajan seasoning. This seasoning is actually made up of herbs and spices.
Tamarind balls - Traditional Bajan tamarind balls, an old-time Bajan candy have plenty of health benefits.
Barbados Cane sugar - The place is the home for the world's finest sugar cane. For all with a sweet tooth, Bajan sugar is an excellent choice to take back home.
Bajan Rum Cake - Traditional fruit cake that consists of dried fruits, nuts, citrus peel, mixed spice, sugar, eggs, and Bajan dark rum. Its alcoholic content makes sure that the cake will not spoil before reaching home.
Local crafts and jewelry - Gifting a beautiful watch or a timeless piece of jewelry will keep the memory alive and they are a lot cheaper in this city. Oistins Fish Fry is one of the famous stalls to get the best selection for their arts and crafts.
Souvenir T-shirt - For gifting purposes, this must be the best option for friends and family. Barbados T-shirts are relatively inexpensive with a variety of colors and designs.
Bajan Sweet bread - This traditional Barbadians bread is rich in coconut texture, mostly served with hot tea and is the best option as a take-home snack.
Bajan pepper sauce - This spicy hot sauce is mostly served with everything in Barbados especially as a dip for appetizers.
Banks beer - The island's favorite beer naturally filtered through limestone rock, which gives Banks Beer its unique Bajan character and distinct quality.
Art - There are some fantastic paintings of sea life, beaches and many more things that represent Barbados. The Bajan culture will definitely add a little spice of Barbados back at their homes.
Jam - Capture the flavors of fruit on the island, this delicious local jam can give the special Caribbean flavor to your toasts.
Beach bags - Personalized beach towels and bags are an amazing selection of beach and summer gifts.
Grantley Adams International Airport - BGI
Start Tariff: BBD 18.00
1 Km. Tariff: BBD 3.00
1 Hour Waiting Tariff: BBD 50.00
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