Experience the people, culture, and history of Barbados on this tour. Take in scenic views and splendid architecture, feast on the delicious local cuisine, and enjoy the beer and rum thats produced on the island.
The tour will take you through historic Bridgetown and the Garrison, which are now know as World Heritage Sites. Next you will head north along the western coast, known by the locals as the Platinum Coast because of the number of million-dollar homes in the area.Holetown, the next site of interest, was the first British settlement. Passing St James Anglican Church, built on the site of the first place of worship on Barbados.
Youll then head northwest to the small but historic town of Speightstown. Passing bytwo beautiful marinas, Port St Charles and Port Ferdinand, where you cansee the mega-yachts moored there.As you leave the west coast and travel to the north-east side of the island, youll make the first official stop of the tour at the St Nicholas Abbey Plantation. Enjoy a tour of the plantation house and its rum distillery. Youll be offered a complimentary rum or fruit punch and also have a chance to taste their magnificent non-blended rum.
Continue east along the shoreline and experience the full force of the Atlantic Ocean crashing onto the island. At breathtaking Bathsheba youll see the famous surfing spot known as the Soup Bowl. This is a surfers paradise, featuring mushroom-shaped boulders offshore.
Stopping at St. John's Anglican Church, the church yard contains the body of Ferdinand Paleologus (decedent of Constantine) The last stop before returning you to your pick up point is at the Sunbury Plantation Great House for lunch, drink, and a tour of the house, which has the largest collection of vintage horse carriages on the island.