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The Boatyard

Bay Street | Barbados, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-436-2622
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Bay Street | Barbados, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-436-2622
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Perfect beach, perfect place. Great deal $20 for entry, one free drink, one sun lounger with umbrella and a free short boat trip to swim with the turtles. I would most definitely recommend this beach to anyone and everyone. Christmas Day in Barbados, superb.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The boat yard is a lovely beach, but when you've seen one beach you've seen them all. Only good thing about this beach is that you pay $50 to reserve a sun lounger and umbrella for the whole day, but get $40 returned to spend...More

Thank Terri B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We used go Boatyard with friends when I used to work on a cruise ship! They have a nice bar with good selections of liquors, beers, wines and of course everybody's favorite frozen rum cocktails. They also have a lot fun stuff to do (iceberg,...More

Thank Ahmet K
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were on a cruise and I read lots of good reviews on this place so decided to try it out. So glad we went. There were 4 adults and 4 teenagers. This was the cheapest thing we did all vacation. $20 per person gets...More

Thank googles111
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very odd place. It's basically a beach hut (not like the fancy places along Paynes Beach), which offers little but with a whole lot of bad attitude (and this is coming from someone who works in Shoreditch in London) We were in Carlisle Bay for...More

Thank Valentina P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great time. On cruise, took taxi (5$pp). When you get off ship walk past white taxi vans to the exit of terminal. Vans wait to fill up with 10 people before leaving. Some wait 15 minutes before leaving. Boatyard is fun. Music/ Bar/...More

Thank kj0923
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent several days here during our week long vacation as the people are awesome and the food and drinks are too. Keep your card for the next visit as it makes admission much easier! Incredible beach for swimming. Avoid it on days when cruise...More

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Boatyard is a classic place to go, sun , fun great music ,snacks, trips and loads of water sports. Full day of activities,

Thank Coolberryhawk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had so much fun at this beach. The facilities are excellent, the food and drinks are great. For $20 you get a chair, umbrella, free drink, access to water trampoline and iceberg, diving platform, and rope swing, short excursion to snorkel with turtles, and...More

Thank ashleycook620
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the boatyard 😊we visit twice a year and always go to the Boatyard great staff, great bar and lovely food best beach what more could you want 😊 A must to visit

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hi we will be here in october any tips do you have to pre-book
6 May 2017|
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Response from Clare J | Reviewed this property |
Hi. We didn't. We looked around when we got there. We looked at what we wanted to do before we went. If your staying in the gap, go and see Chris. She's lovely at the virgin stand by Dover field. She will sort you. If your... More
Daniel B
Hi . We are staying in lower Carlton . St James . And are thinking of visiting you tomorrow (tues) . Do the yellow buses come straight to you? Also there are 14 of us so what is the best time to get there to guarantee umberellas and chairs ? Many thanks Dan
1 May 2017|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Daniel, first thing if u want deckchairs and umbrellas for 14. U need to get there very early. 8ish or some time close to that. If you go much later u'll be lucky to get any chairs. It's a great day out and worth the... More
How I come from a cruise port to Boatyard and come back to the ship ? I appreciate any help
22 April 2017|
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Response from swift2l | Property representative |
As you exit the cruise terminal there is a taxi stand, the fee to the Boatyard is $5us dollars per person. You could walk if you wish about 20 to 25 minutes. Your return transfer back to the terminal is completely from the... More