Barbados is a top destination for family holidays and sports. This paradisiac island was blessed with incredible sun, sand and warm water. Barbados measures just 21 x 14 miles. In this very diverse island you will discover a great variety of adventures all around.
We invite you to explore the wonderful island of Barbados which provides a captivating range of scenic revelation, an enchanting history and rich architectural heritage. Experience the many activities available for you and your family to enjoy. Our local, very knowledgeable staff will be happy to help you with your inquiries.
We encourage you to take a catamaran cruise; it is a great way to see the coastline of the island. Enjoy snorkelling with the sea turtles and colourful tropical fish.
If you are looking for an active vacation or to just relax and enjoy your family and friends, we believe Barbados is the right destination for your dream holiday!
At Craggy Nook Villas we can provide you with paddleboards, boogie boards, snorkels and masks during your stay.
Diving and Snorkelling in Barbados
Barbados is an excellent destination for divers, whether you are a beginner or advanced, you will love your diving experience in this magnificent island. Barbados was formed primarily from coral. The diving conditions, including visibility, are good all year-round. Dive into its warm temperature turquoise waters, you will feel in heaven. If you have never tried diving you can register in one of the full range of PADI certified courses, which are offered for any skill level.
Golfing In Barbados
Barbados golfing destination was enhanced with the hosting of the 2006 World Golf Championship World Cup. Barbados is a beach paradise and it counts with several existing golf courses and several more being developed. Barbados golf courses not only appeal to the recreational golfer but also to professional golfers.
The Royal Westmoreland course is a regular host of a PGA European Tour Seniors tournament.
We invite you to book your accommodation with Craggy Nook Villas now and come discover these tropical courses for yourself…
Polo in Barbados
The British Cavalry officers brought Polo to Barbados from Great Britain in 1984. Today Polo is a very popular sport played on the island. International teams visit several times a year to challenge the Barbados team during the polo season, which is January to May.
The island is a favourite of even British Royalty, including Prince Charles, who has often been seen in Barbados to play polo. There are several fields for you to choose.
Kitesurfing in Barbados
This white sand turquoise blue warm waters island is becoming a destination paradise for kitesurfers and windsurfers. Kitesurfing has taken off not that long ago in Barbados. The relatively small kitesurfing community continues to grow rapidly. Barbados is an ideal location to make kitesurfing a safe and wonderful experience.
Barbados has one of the greatest kitesurfing beaches possible just a couple of minutes away from Inchape a gorgeous, tropical mile long. These beaches are very safe for a beginner kitesurfer; on the outside reef it is perfect for the more experienced.
Fishing in Barbados
If fishing is your favourite sport, once again, by deciding on your holiday in Barbados, you have chosen one of the best spots for fishing. Barbados offers ideal fishing for Barracuda, Tuna, Wahoo, Dolphin (Dorado), and Marlin.
Other sports you can enjoy in this paradisiac island: Boogie Boarding, Body Surfing, Surfing, Windsurfing, Waterskiing, Jetskiing, Paddle Boarding, Snorkeling, Parasailing, Cycling, Hiking, Walking, Horse Racing, Paragliding, Road Tennis, Rugby, Tennis and more!
Sightseeing Barbados Island
As people say, “Barbados is a neatly package bundle of variety with something different to offer around every corner.” You must not miss its many beautiful historical buildings and churches that will offer you a fascinating insight into British colonial history.
Visit Bridgetown and its Garrison (A Unesco World Heritage Property) and discover the Neo-Gothic Parliament Buildings, its stunning churches, sugar warehouses, the Barbados Museum, ancient Jewish Synagogue, old balconied shop houses, and more!
Other suggestions for you to visit are Speights Town, Tropical Gardens, Plantation Houses, Animal Flower Cave, The Mount Gay Rum Tour among many other amazing attractions.
Bathsheba Beach, Barbados Island
This breathtakingly beautiful beach was where the Legend says that Bathsheba, wife of King David, bathed in milk to keep her skin beautiful and soft. Bathsheba is the main fishing village in the parish of Saint Joseph and is located on the east coastline of Barbados.
The town has a number of whimsical churches. Another attraction in the area is Flower Forest and Cotton Tower which is renowned for its dramatic scenery and views of Scotland District.
Bathsheba beach is known as the Soup Bowl where local and international surfing competitions take place annually.