The myths and stories about Barbados have been told and retold through the tides of time. It was once famous for being the hub of magic and other such wonders. Today, it is still famous for its magically beautiful and captivating landscape. Located towards the eastern region of the Caribbean Sea, it is a West Indian continental coral island, which was pushed out of the sea due to volcanic activity, a long time ago. The pleasant weather of Barbados is courtesy of its phenomenal and refreshing trade winds. Fringed with stunning coral reefs, Barbados carries amazing adventures like snorkelling and scuba diving in its enriched pocket.
The pride of Barbados is its largest city and the capital called Bridgetown. The British settlers founded this city. Upon arriving here, they built a bridge over the inlet of river called Careenage. Owing to this reason, this small city came to be known as Bridgetown. A contemporary lift bridge known as Chamberlain Bridge has today replaced the Careenage, which once was used as an integral medium for trading vessels. Flights to Bridgetown as low as $541 from New York, make it a sought after destination for vacationers. Great rates are always available for Bridgetown flights because of its impeccable popularity amongst the masses. Bridgetown also provides economical accommodation for tourists who are in the hope of having a great yet reasonable vacation. Hotels and resorts are speckled throughout Bridgetown starting from $98 and going up to $565. Many hotels are located in areas, which are dominated, by breathtaking sceneries, and fantastic atmospheres. Bridgetown Homes and Villas are also available for friends and families travelling in a group. These relaxing villas, available for as low as $70 up to $700 usually have two bedrooms, which overlook the bluest waters of the Caribbean Sea.
In order to experience the magic of Bridgewater to the maximum, you should explore the town on foot. Wondering where to start your exploration? Well, you can start your tour from Broad Street, which is considered the chief region where you can let your extravagant instincts get the better of you. This is the main shopping area of Bridgewater, filled with many bustling duty free shops, and arty craft stores. Perhaps the best part about being on Broad Street is that all the main attractions of Bridgewater are within walking distance.
The eastern region of Broad Street opens up to another well known shopping area of Bridgewater known as the Cave Shepherd. Cave Shepherd’s bright and colourful environment, lures tourists towards its magical realm. You can find almost anything in this duty free shopping centre, ranging from jewellery to cosmetics to beachwear. But if there is one thing that you should purchase, it is souvenirs. It is these mental attachments that we, as individuals, make and keep about a certain place, or object which always cling to our memory. So after your shopping spree, indulge in purchasing some souvenirs, something to remember Bridgewater, Barbados by.