Beach Resorts and Hotels in Barbados near Bridgetown Cruise Port Terminal

Bridgetown Bottom Bay Beach

Port of Bridgetown

The Cruise Port of Bridgetown, officially the Deep Water Harbour, is situated approximately 1 mile west or a 5 minute taxi ride from the downtown or the city centre area.

Most properties are located on Barbados’ south and west coast, within easy reach of Bridgetown’s cruise passenger terminal. Situated on the south coast are the lively towns of Dover, St Lawrence Gap and Rockley. The main international airport Grantley Adams is situated approx. 13 miles from Bridgetown.

Bridgetown

Where to Stay before or after your Cruise ?

Many hotels are located just south of Bridgetown in Carlisle Bay and on the south coast of Barbados in Needhams Point, near Dover Beach, Rockley Beach, Maxwell Beach and Worthing Beach. Properties are only a few steps away from the beach and the beautiful Caribbean Sea. The port is a 10-15 minutes drive away.

The West Coast has the better beaches and most exclusive places to stay. Hotels and luxurious resorts located right on the seafront can be found in St James and Holetown, but they can be more expensive. Restaurants, shops and golf courses are nearby. The port terminal is approximately 15-20 minutes drive away.

Cruise passengers can easily arrive in Bridgetown a day or two before their cruise departure date or remain on the island following the end of their cruise. Stay in a luxury resort with rooms offering splendid sea views right at the beach, or spend a couple days before or after your cruise in an affordable and great value hotel in or near downtown Bridgetown, close to the cruise port, or near Grantley Adams International Airport.

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Bridgetown Accra Beach Resort
Accra Beach Hotel
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Less than 10 minutes drive from downtown Bridgetown Barbados and the cruise passenger terminal building.

Bridgetown Coral Sands Beach Resort
Coral Sands Beach Resort
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Located on the south coast of the island. Three star accommodation offering cheaper beach facing studio’s.

Bridgetown Barbados Hilton Resort
Hilton Barbados Resort
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Luxury five-star hotel in Needhams Point, located right on the beachfront, within easy reach of Bridgetown.

Bridgetown Cruise Port in Barbados

Bustling capital and largest city in Barbados.

  • Deep Water Harbour – Cruise Ship Passenger Terminal

    The port of Bridgetown is officially called the Deep Water Harbour. The passenger terminal is located about 1 mile west or a 5 minute taxi ride from downtown Bridgetown. Built in the early 1960’s, the port is located at the North-Western end of Carlisle Bay.

    Ships of major cruise companies such as Silversea Cruises, Windstar Cruises, Star Clipper’s, Thomson Cruises and TUI Cruises arriveĀ at Bridgeport cruise piers. Popular ports visited on sailings departing from Bridgetown are Charlotte Amalie US Virgin Islands, Philipsburg on St Maarten and the Old Town port of San Juan in Puerto Rico. Plenty of hotels can be found in these ports as well.

    Large cruise vessels dock at one of the 4 deepwater quays; Breakwater, Berth 2, Sugar Berth and Esso Jetty quay. Within the cruise terminal building you will find plenty of duty free shops offering the finest jewellery, china, crystal and electronic goods.

  • Little England

    Barbados, sometimes referred to as “Little England” is a rather small but stunning tropical Southern Caribbean island with a rich British influent. It gained independence from the UK in 1966. The island is one of the premier tourist destinations in the Caribbean.

    Walk along a stone seawall to the centre of Bridgetown and the bright pink shops of Pelican Village. Just across the street is the public fish market. Nearby is the Barbados Museum, set in the former British Military Prison. This museum provides comprehensive details of the island’s historic past. Step back into the colonial history of this Anglican island at the 19th century St Michael’s Cathedral, located on the outskirts of Bridgetown. It’s a pestigious and impressive old church and one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean.

    Most hotels and resorts can be found on Barbados’ south and west coast. On the west coast popular towns are Holetown, St James and nearby Speightstown, which is one of the island’s biggest towns of the island. The area is well known for the turtles who nest on several of the beaches. A famous fishing village, set on the rugged east coast is Bathsheba.

  • Tour of the Island

    Tour of the island — take a comprehensive island tour of Barbados and discover the heritage, unspoiled parts, major sights and natural beauty of this georgeous tropical paradise.

    From Bridgetown go north pass luxurious beachfront resorts and picturesque coastal villages. Drive through exquisite rolling hills, sugarcane fields and flat grasslands. Climb up to “Cherry Tree Hill” for the best views of the island. Famous Bathseba Beach is natural and wild. Located along the east coast of the island it’s a must see.

    Make a stop at Harrison’s Cave and explore the underground cave system. It’s absolutely fascinating. Well worth a visit is St John’s Parish Church, set amidst beautiful scenery. One of the must see places in Barbados is the St Nicholas Abbey. The abbey itself is a very old sugar plantation and the house and gardens have a wealth of island history. The tour of the abbey is a definate must.

    Popular by cruise passengers is a boat trip along Barbados’ scenic coast to a spectacular sandy beach. Just relax on deck, swim with turtles, or snorkel on reefs teeming with tropical fish. Some of the island’s most sprawling white sandy beaches are located on the southeastern coast. Picture perfect beaches such as Crane Beach and Bottom Bay Beach are blessed with waving palm trees, turquoise blue waters and soft white sand.

  • Nearest Airport

    Grantley Adams International Airport — the harbour of Bridgetown is 13 miles from Grantley Adams International Airport.

    Grantley Adams International Airport is located on the beautiful southern coast of Barbados nearby Christ Church.

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