Relaxing yet with plenty to do
The main town in the parish is Oistins , a major fishing town and the former capital. Head here for “Fish Fry”. Every Friday and Saturday nights locals meet here to enjoy fried flying fish and sweet potato freshly cooked on the barbecue.
You won’t be short of things to do on your holidays in Christ Church. There are 2 golf courses in the resort. Where better to tee off than in these breathtaking palm fringed surroundings. Don’t forget to enjoy a long, cooling beer at the 19th hole though!
Take a catamaran trip around the bay where you will enjoy lunch onboard and stop for snorkelling, it’s a good chance to see the natural beauty of the bay from a different view. Sunset cruises are also available for the romantic amongst you!
Visit the famous European Anglican churches. Christ Church parish church is said to be haunted, this is not for the faint hearted. The Chase family who owned slaves died around 1812 and were placed in coffins and sealed in the vault. On numerous occasions it has been said that the coffins have moved position to even standing upright!
Visit the island’s capital, Bridgetown, to experience real Caribbean culture. With its colonial history and fascinating architecture it’s a wonderful experience. There are shopping malls selling tax free goods and designer boutiques a plenty. Sit in a pavement café and watch the locals go about their daily life. A real reminder that you are on holiday!
Make holidays to Christ Church next on your list. You won’t be disappointed. Book now at Latedeals.co.uk
Places to Visit
Barbados Wildlife Reserve
– Situated in a mahogany forest that has a plethora of animals in their natural environment. Ranging from pelicans to rock iguanas, but caution needs to be exercised when viewing these creatures, who are easily scared
– Boats along Malibu Beach can take you to see the large gatherings of sea turtles offshore. The boat operators feed the turtles, which is amazing to watch. Nowhere else in the world can you see such large numbers of sea turtles together at one time
– Holetown is a beautiful town with various attractions to enjoy. The town was the first settlement on the island in 1625. The St James Church here is a popular place to visit with a beautifully constructed chapel from the 1600s