The diversity of available activities and sports is impressive. Barbados guests can participate in windsurfing, surfing, sailing, paragliding, parasailing, swimming, kite surfing, horseback riding and racing, hiking, walking, fishing, cricket, jet skiing, scuba diving, kayaking, golf, and cycling. Additionally, there are special cruises and tour adventures available.
With forests and beaches, wildlife is exciting and abundant. Perhaps you will see a green monkey! Other wildlife indigenous to the island are the mongooses, bats, hares, tortoises, lizards, whistling frogs and toads and over 100 different species of exotic birds.
There is a wide range of wedding locations on the island of Barbados. Whether couples are seeking traditional ceremonies or uniquely exotic experiences, there are many available venues.
Following is a list of some of the popular wedding locations in Barbados:
- Pardani Corporation: offers a romantic beach wedding.
- TaittĀ?s Plantation: this restored plantation home offers a beautiful, private setting on 10 acres of gardens with ocean views. Can accommodate up to 150 guests and is recommended for sizable weddings.
- Il Tempio: Italian restaurant residing on the beach along the west coast of the beautiful Fitts Village.
- Calabaza Restaurant: varied menu, west coast venue.
- Idyllic Villa: more secluded area offering lovely beach weddings.
- Westerlee: stunning location with panoramic views along its 5 acres.
For something truly out of the ordinary, couples can choose to tie the knot underwater aboard an Atlantic Submarine! With guests of shocking fluorescent colors swimming by, a submarine wedding is sure to inspire everyone with its unusual flare and sense of adventure. Couples will truly be surrounded by a microcosm of ever-changing beauty as they start their married lives in the mysterious waters of the Caribbean.
Perhaps one of the most beautiful island adventures is to swim with the turtles. Barbados is the home of the hawksbill and leatherback turtles and is fiercely protective and nurturing to these beautiful animals. With scheduled catamaran trips, ship adventure tours, or more tranquil glass bottomed boat rides, guests can soar out into the waters for snorkeling and swimming with the turtles! Watch turtles eat and swim among the breathtakingly beautiful corral, touch them gently as they float by and let you view a glimpse of their fluid and colorful world. At special times of the year, moonlight cruises carry enthralled guests to the shorelines where they will see pregnant turtles emerging from the waters to lay their eggs in the welcoming, velvet sands.
Nightlife is extensive and filled with energy. From historic dinner theater to pulsing nightclubs to romantic cruises and moonlit beach walks, it is difficult to know just where to begin. Enjoy it all as you begin your lives together far east in the Caribbean, on an island known for warm waters and enchanting turtles, an island waiting to help you celebrate.