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Barbados Netball Tour

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Barbados Netball Tour

Located in the Eastern Caribbean, Barbados has a deep rooted connection to the United Kingdom, such that even after its independence, Barbados is still referred to as Little England.  The island is blessed with striking sandy white beaches and warm Caribbean weather all year around. Barbados has many attractions for its visitors including beautiful botanical gardens, historical museums, a rugged interior and lush countryside. You can explore some of the islands stunning scenery whilst enjoying local netball matches where the standard and competitiveness of the teams is extremely high.

Suggested Itinerary

The itinerary featured here is intended to give you inspiration and an idea of what you could do on your tour. Your trip will be created individually by one of our travel advisors to match your requirements and budget.

Day 1

Flight to Barbados

Flight to Barbados:  Today you fly from London to Barbados.  On arrival you are met by your guides and transfer to your hotel in the south-west corner of the ialnd, a few miles away from Bridgetown and close to the beaches.  There will be time to relax and enjoy the hotel’s swimming pool.

Day 2

Training Sessions. Bridgetown tour, marina and wharf

Training Sessions:  This morning there will be a training session at a local sports facility.

Bridgetown Tour:   After lunch there will be time in Bridgetown, taking in the wealth of history that lies in the city. You can see the Parliament Buildings, the oldest in the commonwealth, Queens Park, Heroes Square and Nelson’s Statue. Once the tour is over you can head to Broad Street to enjoy shopping time.

Marina and Wharf:  In the evening you head over to the Marina and Wharf which is the perfect place to stroll and admire the fancy yachts, before dinner at Blakey’s on the Boardwalk, just a short walk away.

Day 3

Harrison's Cave and First Matches

Harrison’s Cave:  This morning you travel to Harrison’s Cave in the St. Thomas district. Located in the central uplands of the island, this breathtakingly beautiful limestone cavern is one of the islands greatest wonders.  So large is it that tours are conducted using a small electric vehicle on wheels which takes you through the cave, stopping every so often to gaze at the incredible stalactites, stalagmites and waterfall. The cave tour lasts for about two hours after which you return to your hotel for lunch.

First Matches:  In the afternoon you play your first matches against local teams.

harrison-cave

Day 4

St. Nicholas Abbey and Second Matches

St. Nicolas Abbey:  This morning you visit St Nicholas Abbey which is located in St. Peter. This is an authentic plantation house, and museum which dates to 1658 and is one of only three genuine Jacobean mansions in the Western Hemisphere. There is a rum distillery, a steam mill and a heritage steam railway to enjoy.

Second Matches: In the afternoon you play your second matches against local teams.

st-nicholas-abbey

Day 5

Carlisle Bay and Third Matches

Carlisle Bay:  This morning you head to Carlisle Bay, one of the best stretches of beach on the island with gently sloping white sand and clear turquoise waters, making it ideal for snorkelling.

Third Matches: In the afternoon you play your third matches against local teams.

carlisle-bay

Day 6

Catamaran Cruise and Oistin's Night Market

Catamaran Cruise:  Today is a fantastic full day optional catamaran cruise which includes snorkelling on a coral reef where you can see a myriad or colourful tropical fish and swim with the turtles, a truly amazing experience. The crew will prepare local mouth watering dishes for lunch. The combination of beautiful sunshine and the warm azure sea makes it a euphoric few hours.

Oistins Night Market:  In the evening you visit the fishing town of Oistins where there is lots of street music, food stalls and souvenir sellers. Grilled fish is naturally the main dish served here and should not be missed!  You can enjoy the party atmosphere, dancing to Barbadian music and soaking up the sights and smells.

Day 7

Free Time. Afternoon flight home

Free Time:  This morning you check out of the hotel and have time to relax at the hotel pool.  In the afternoon you transfer to the airport to check in for your homeward flight.

Day 8

Arrive Home

Arrive Home:  Your flight arrives back home today.


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