Beach Bars in Barbados
While there isn’t a huge selection of them, the amazing beach bars in Barbados all showcase the combinations of things that make this destination so great. Sand, sun, food, drinks, and friendly locals all come together to create an authentic island experience.
Nothing epitomizes the laid-back Caribbean lifestyle quite like a beach bar. Serving up an array of cocktails and snacks, they are the perfect place to unwind as you watch the endless sunshine and clear blue seas roll by.
If you plan on visiting Barbados soon, here are 5 beach bars in Barbados you have to visit during your next Caribbean vacation:
1. Surfside Restaurant & Bar
Address: Behind Holetown Post Office, Holetown, Barbados
Phone: +1 246-432-2105
Price range: $$$
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/surfsidebarbados/
Popular amongst tourists and locals alike and Just a stone’s throw from Paynes Bay beach lives this legendary, no-frills beach bar. Surfside offers an unapologetically bare bones approach to Barbados food and drink and is a great casual atmosphere with friendly staff. After finishing up a long afternoon on the beach, this is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy a tropical drink, as Surfside welcomes all with its laid-back vibes.
With it’s beachfront location it’s frequented as a turtle watching spot and on Sundays the beachside location comes alive with live steelpan music. Here you can enjoy plates of pan fried chicken, Bajan beef stew, burgers…the list goes on! Or simply cool off with a cold drink and chat with some locals who are often here watching ‘footie’ on the televisions.
2. Carib Beach Bar
Address: Worthing Main Rd 2nd Avenue The Stream, Bridgetown Barbados
Phone: +1 246-571-4694
Price range: $$-$$$
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/caribbeachbarbarbados/
Located along the shores of Worthing Beach, Carib Beach Bar, or “The Carib” as it’s known locally, is a charming bar popular amongst guests. The reef that surrounds this stunning lagoon is visible at low tide, making it the ultimate spot in Barbados for a lunch break or a sunset cocktail. The deck has remained unvarnished over the years, giving the bar an authentic island look.
Enjoy classic Caribbean fare like fish cakes, coconut shrimp, hearty chicken curry and there are even special options for the little ones! With daily specials and mouth-watering desserts, come to Carib for the best beachfront dining experience. We suggest visiting the Carib on a Friday night to enjoy live music, friendly locals, and a laid back island atmosphere!
3. Dipper’s Beach Bar
Address: Aquatic Gap Barbados Cruising Club, Bridgetown Barbados
Phone: +1 246-426-4434
Price range: $
Located on the stunning Pebbles Beach, Dipper’s is a charming, spacious bar and restaurant overlooking Carlisle Bay. Dipper’s is where the beach meets the bar; it’s the ideal place to grab some drinks, sit back, and soak up the sun. Take a load off on either one of the convenient sun loungers on the breezy beach or head upstairs to their gallery area and allow the bartenders to mix you a refreshing beverage of your choice!
The menu is constantly evolving, so there’s always something new and tasty to try and they even cater to vegetarian diets! At Dipper’s you can chow down on some classic nibbles such as burgers, chicken nuggets, veggie samosas, tuna salad wraps, French fries and pasta salad.
Dipper’s definitely has all the ingredients for a fun filled evening. The Quiz Night on Wednesday’s is legendary and anyone can take part, while the acoustic music sets that take place on Sunday’s is perfect for a casual evening out with friends or family. Additionally on every second Saturday of the month, you can delight in the sounds of live jazz while sipping on your favorite Caribbean cocktail with a spectacular view.
Address: Brandon’s Beach Spring Garden, Bridgetown Barbados
Phone: +1 246-538-9900
Price range: $$-$$$
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/RascalsBarbados/
With a prime beachfront location, Rascals is at the heart of it all. It’s a place to catch up with friends, enjoy good food and drinks, and of course – soak up the island’s bustling beach culture. This intimate restaurant and bar offers a selection of Barbadian, Caribbean, International, American and Seafood dishes all served in a relaxed and beautiful outdoor setting.
The Rascals menu features a wide variety of dishes which include fish cakes, calamari, chicken fajitas and their popular Flying Fish Club. Aside from the delicious food available, a beach bar isn’t complete without some refreshing beverages. Choose from a plethora of cocktail options, beer or wine! Whether it’s lunch or dinner time, a casual desire for sun and fun will draw you to Rascals.
If you’ve got kids in tow, there’s no need to worry—the adjoining waterpark has “loads of fun” for them and for the rest of your family.
5. Copacabana Beach Bar & Grill
Address: Carlisle Bay, Bridgetown Barbados
Phone: +1 246-622-1910
Price range: $$-$$$
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/copacabanabb/
Located on the outskirts of Bridgetown and along the dazzling shores of Brownes Beach, the popular Copacabana offers a casually elegant setting with warm hospitality and plenty of fun. You can walk along the soft sands or go for a swim, snorkel, kayak in the clear blue waters and even see some of the shipwrecks in the bay. There is plenty of parking available and they conveniently have a space in which you can lock up your belongings so that hanging out at this establishment is hassle free!
Set yourself up with a comfortable lounge chair, umbrella, and drinks for a day of relaxation on the golden sands of the ocean. If hunger strikes, not to worry, Copacabana offers you a variety of tasty treats to snack on. Choose from items such as bbq chicken, hot dogs, hamburgers, fresh fish and classic Bajan food.
As the sun goes down, Copacabana effortlessly transforms into one of the best night spots around with a resident DJ spinning a variety of music (such as reggae, R&B, and calypso) for your listening pleasure. It’s all about the experience at Copacabana. Come and see for yourself.
Where To Stay
Living the life of luxury in a rental villa is the best way for you to spend your time in Barbados. 5-star luxuries, elegant spaces, beachfront locations, and freedom that comes with having your own tropical paradise. Here are a few of our top recommendations:
- Dene Court in Holetown is a ten-person serene villa nestled on just over an acre of mature tropical gardens.
- Reigate in Fitts Village is a luxurious villa with elevated beachfront views and direct access to the white sand beach.
- Villa Seaclusion is a six-bedroom villa set on one acre of tropical garden. Unparalleled views and private access to this secluded beach.
- Crystal Springs is an enchanting villa on the Barbados west coast that leads out onto a secluded cove beach.
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