Bridgetown and the beach offer plenty of things to do in Barbados

Find a slice of island paradise at Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados in the heart of the country’s capital city, Bridgetown. Our hotel is conveniently located near the island’s most beautiful things to do along one mile of pristine white-sand beach on Needham’s Point peninsula. Enjoy snorkeling, paddleboarding, and swimming, or visit destinations like Pelican Village, which features local arts and crafts. Nearby Harrison’s Cave offers intrepid explorers the chance to see underground streams and towering columns. For under-the-sea adventures, book a tour with Atlantis Submarines, and then return to serenity in your hotel room.

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Atlantis Submarines

2.02 mi / 3.25 km from the hotel
Get lost in a different world as you sink beneath the waves in a real submarine lined with glass observation windows. Be on the lookout for local sea creatures as you listen to a narrated description of a shipwreck 130 feet below the surface.

Flower Forest

8.81 mi / 14.18 km from the hotel
The perfect spot to spend a lovely afternoon, this botanical garden meanders over 53 acres and is home to a host of exotic birds, winding paths, and picnic areas.

George Washington House

0.19 mi / 0.31 km from the hotel
Find out more about this expertly restored house that once served as the home of America’s first president.

Harrison's Cave

7.45 mi / 11.99 km from the hotel
One of the world's largest underground caves, Harrison's Cave is a must-do for spelunking enthusiasts and visitors who want to see a different side of the island.

Island Safari

3.88 mi / 6.25 km from the hotel
Hop in a Land Rover for an off-road excursion into the Barbadian wilderness.

Orchid World

6.61 mi / 10.64 km from the hotel
Nature lovers adore this six-acre garden that beckons you to take a relaxing stroll among more than 30,000 orchids and other native flowers.

Quayside Centre

1.44 mi / 2.31 km from the hotel
Find local crafts, artwork, gifts, souvenirs, and more at this one-stop shopping center. When you’re ready for a break, grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants.

Pelican Village

1.41 mi / 2.28 km from the hotel
This local shopping village is the perfect spot to pick up a souvenir made by locals.

Paddle Barbados

0.02 mi / 0.03 km from the hotel
Rent gear from Paddle Barbados to learn how to paddleboard or further develop your skills on beautiful Carlisle Bay.