Bathseba Beach Rock Formation, Bridgetown Barbados
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Cruise from Bridgetown, Barbados

If you’re planning a cruise from Barbados, set aside some time to explore the island and its charming capital. The sun-kissed beaches here are famous around the world and the food scene is one of the best in the Caribbean, spotlighting flavors from Africa, England and India. What you see on the surface is just a small part of what Barbados has to offer — head underground and you’ll discover a vast network of caves, crystal clear lagoons, and ancient rock formations. Bridgetown is located just about 10 miles from the main airport, so you can kick off your adventure as soon as you land.
National Language English, Bajan
Currency Accepted Barbados Dollar (BBD), U.S. Dollar (USD)

BRING ON THE

ADVENTURE FROM BARBADOS

With its beautiful beaches and lush emerald jungles, Barbados is a destination in its own right. And in Winter 2021, it becomes our newest jumping off point for tropical getaways to the Southern Caribbean, Central America, and beyond onboard Grandeur of the Seas®.

GO BOLD ON GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS®

In between fun-soaked adventures from Castries to Kingstown, discover endless ways to sip, savor and play onboard a fleet-favorite Vision Class ship. Like awe-inspiring views from the towering Rock Climbing Wall on the upper deck, poolside movies under the stars, award-winning Broadway-style shows and dining that wows even the toughest food critics.

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SOAK UP SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN SIGHTS

Bridgetown, Barbados serves as your new gateway to some of the most captivating and exotic coasts in the southern Caribbean. Like the sun-kissed ABC islands — Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao. Postcard-pretty St. Lucia and Dominica, with their forested mountains and secluded bays. And beautiful shores in new ports like Trinidad, Tobago and St. Vincent.

EXPLORE THE SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN

 
 

Hotel Packages
ONE NIGHT PRE/POST

Planning a cruise from Barbados? Enhance your vacation with an extra day before or after your cruise with a hotel stay. Relax and unwind with a cocktail on the beach and discover the distinct flavors and spices of the Caribbean that abound in the Bajan cuisine when you choose to enhance your cruise vacation with a hotel stay on the island.

Accra Beach Hotel & Spa
Tucked away amongst lush gardens, this 3.5-acre beachfront property boasts breathtaking views. You are sure to revel in relaxation while experiencing cooling refreshments, and light bites at the swim up pool bar. Experience boozy cocktails at the ocean front bar as you settle in to catch the sunset.

Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados
Situated on the turquoise shores of Carlisle Bay along a 1 mile stretch of white sand, this 124-room resort features spectacular views of the ocean and the island. The Aquatic Club Restaurant & Bar, Diamonds Lounge, Neptune’s Grill, an outdoor swimming pool, concierge beach service, a fitness center along with complimentary Wi-Fi are some of the amenities for your enjoyment during your stay.

Hilton Barbados Resort
Located on a peninsula just a short 5 minutes from Bridgetown and 20 minutes from Grantley Adams International Airport. This resort boasts 348 ocean view guest rooms each with a private balcony, along with a full-service eForea Spa, Hilton Fitness, sprawling pool complex, and a dive shop. Charles Fort, a world heritage site from the 17th century, is located on the resort grounds to enhance your visit.

Exclusive air and hotel packages

To book your hotel package with Royal Caribbean, give us a call at (866-562-7625).
 
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Hotel Packages
TWO, THREE & SEVEN NIGHT PRE/POST

These hotels packages offer longer stays. Lounging on a beach, swimming with turtles, and soaking up the Caribbean sun are just some of the things you can be doing during your stay. Also, did we mention that two of these properties are all-inclusive?

Sea Breeze Beach House
All-Inclusive Hotel
Located on the south coast of Barbados, this 122-room all-inclusive luxury boutique hotel offers stunning views. Rooms are divided into 2 categories Classic Collection and Luxury Suites boasting beautiful Caribbean Contemporary styling. You can expect fun filled days and nights as you enjoy the 4 bars and 6 dining experiences, 4 of which have ocean views.
South Beach Hotel
Breakfast Included
Superbly appointed with “retro chic” décor, this 4-star 49 room all-suite hotel emphasizes space, light, and comfort. You can expect to enjoy the great pool, cushioned loungers, poolside drink service, fitness room, onsite spa services, and complimentary Wi-Fi during your stay.
Turtle Beach
All-Inclusive Hotel
An all-inclusive resort located along a 1,500-foot stretch of stunning white sandy beach on the southern coast of Barbados. You can expect to enjoy complimentary non-motorized water sports, the Interactive Flying Fish Kids Club, and golf during your stay.

Things To Do in Bridgetown

Harrison Cave Colorful, Bridgetown Barbados

BENEATH THE SURFACE

Harrison Cave Colorful, Bridgetown Barbados

Harrison Cave Colorful, Bridgetown Barbados

BENEATH THE SURFACE

Take a solar-powered tram journey 170 feet below ground into Harrison’s Cave, an intricate limestone cave system. Here, you’ll find flowing streams, waterfalls, emerald-hued pools, unusual stalactite formations, and towering columns that formed over thousands of years.

Wildlife Reserve Monkey Eating, Bridgetown Barbados

GO GREEN

Wildlife Reserve Monkey Eating, Bridgetown Barbados

Wildlife Reserve Monkey Eating, Bridgetown Barbados

GO GREEN

Hop into a rugged 4X4 and make your way through the Barbados Wildlife Reserve. Deep in the island’s interior, you’ll find playful green monkeys, colorful birds, reptiles and other native animals roaming freely. Try to visit around 2 p.m. for feeding time to see the green monkeys close-up.

Carlise Bay Beach, Bridgetown Barbados
Carlise Bay Beach, Bridgetown Barbados

BEST BEACH DAY EVER

Sit back and relax on the powdery white sands of Harbour Lights on Carlisle Bay Beach. If kicking back with a rum punch in hand is a little too laid-back, you can snorkel around shipwrecks, rent a jet ski, or even visit Tortuga to swim with turtles.

Bajan Fish Cake, Bridgetown, Barbados
Bajan Fish Cake, Bridgetown, Barbados

Local Cuisine

This island is a seafood lover’s dream come true. Bajan (or Barbadian) cuisine blends African, Indian and British influences. For a truly authentic experience, don’t shy away from the street food— try the fried fish cakes, macaroni pie, tamarind balls, and the national dish, cou-cou with flying fish.

Souvenir Market, Bridgetown, Barbados
Souvenir Market, Bridgetown, Barbados

Shopping

For the best deals on duty-free luxury items and authentic souvenirs from the island, check out the shops in the cruise terminal and the stores along Broad Street, the main street in Bridgetown. Cruise to Barbados and bring home a taste of the island with a rum cake, which is called ‘great cake’ for a reason.

Insider's Tips
Insider's Tips
1 Ships dock at the Bridgetown Cruise Terminal, about a mile from town.
2 Driving can get a little crazy here— save yourself the hassle of renting a car.
3 Official taxis have a “Z” on their license plates. The rates are fixed, but you should tip 10%.

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