Things to Do in Christ Church
You can take your pick from the numerous beaches in Christ Church. The wide sandy beaches are popular with wind surfers, snorkelers and swimmers. With so many beaches to choose from it is not hard to find your own stretch of deserted sand on this island paradise.
If you are a seafood lover then you will love the dining options available in Christ Church. The seafood is the freshest available and specialities include barbecued fish and grilled lobster. As well as the national dish of flying fish you’ll also find a wide array of equally enticing options including yellow fin tuna, snapper and king fish. If you get the chance, try the Bajan delicacy of pudding and souse (black & white pudding served with soused pig’s head and trotters) which is often served as a local treat on Saturdays. There are also a host of international dishes available from local restaurants and from the hotel restaurants.
If you fancy bouncing about in the warm Caribbean waters then take your pick from the numerous water sports available in Christ Church. Surfing and wind-surfing are very popular here and deep sea fishing excursions can easily be arranged. Sailing excursions are also popular with moonlight cruises available from nearby Bridgetown.
Many holiday makers come to Christ Church for the scuba diving facilities alone. There are many dive centres dotted around Barbados and the facilities are available for beginners as well as the more experienced diver. Night dives, coral reef dives and sunken wreck dives are all available on these exciting excursions. For more information go to www.barbados.org/diving/explore/explore.html
The nightlife in Christ Church is nothing if not diverse. There are plenty of nightclubs, champagne bars and live music venues. Head over to Bridge town for more late night venues with music ranging from reggae, calypso and rock. There are live bands to suit every taste and enough venues to try a different one each night of the week.
There are many exciting sightseeing excursions available from Christ Church including historic Jacobean mansions, natural attractions including the new Ocean park, and the amazing underwater pools and waterfalls at Harrison’s Caves. Tours can be taken by bus, or you can hire a car for a more leisurely visit around the sights.