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The Boatyard

Bay Street | Barbados, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-436-2622
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The Boatyard offers unbeatable beach facilities enhanced only by the natural white sandy beach and calm azure water. Upon entering The Boatyard, a beach package is offered which ensures you a day filled with fun and pleasure in paradise. Come and enjoy our many amenities which include:- lounge chair, shared umbrella (while stocks last), Ocean Trampoline, Iceberg Climb and Slide, dive platform, rope swing (ask for scheduled times), fresh water showers, restrooms, pool table, WiFi, beach-side restaurant, bar and lively music. Be sure to ask about our turtle and snorkel tour available on select days throughout the year. *Please note that ID may be required for entry*
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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Bay Street | Barbados, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-436-2622
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Reviewed 24 April 2012

I like the space where I could walk freely on the edge just above the water splashing lol you can take photos, K.F.C is right there its fun

2  Thank WyntersPark
Reviewed 18 April 2012

We discovered The Boatyard several year ago and have been visiting it every time we are in Barbados. You would never know from the outside entrance just what a great place it is. The owner has done everything possible to make it a fun place...More

3  Thank trailhiker2
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Expensive for what it is, if you are not on a cruise ship you must pay $20 US each which is supposed to be claimed back at the bar but you must spend the $40 all at once as they do not give you back...More

3  Thank CeriseandJohn
Reviewed 16 April 2012

This is not your place if you are over 40, have small children with you, or prefer quite relaxation. However, if you enjoy cold beer, volley ball, small swimsuits, and a good time, don't miss The Boatyard. We, my husband (29), me (31), and our...More

2  Thank holliehobbie
Reviewed 14 April 2012

We go to the boatyard every time we're in Barbados off of a cruise ship. Great place to spend a day. Beach is great - white powder sand. Clean facilities. Fun place for everyone, we've been there as a couple, with friends and also with...More

1  Thank DBN_93
Reviewed 12 April 2012

Stopped here for lunch on a day we rented a jeep to do our own thing. We had a great lunch and stayed to enjoy the beach. Our kids loved the waves here!! Staff was friendly and we had a great time.

1  Thank mom2mom
Reviewed 7 April 2012

My husband and I walked from the cruise ship heading toward any beach that looked accommodating. After maybe 2 miles, we luckily stumbled upon The Boatyard. We spent $12 pp to rent 2 chairs and an umbrella. The entry also got each of us a...More

3  Thank MWMS58
Reviewed 28 March 2012

I am had such a great time at the boatyard when I visted in January with my fiance. The staff were very frendly and the music was great. The rain fell in the afternoon but that made the day even nicer as the staff called...More

2  Thank cruiserjohnsmith
Reviewed 1 March 2012

We visited The Boatyard on a day our cruise ship went into port. We walked off ship and walked to The Boatyard. It was a nice walk that took us about 20-25 minutes. I see others that compalained about the $12 fee however, as a...More

1  Thank spangaroo
Reviewed 24 February 2012

Reading the previous reviews they are all kinda right Yes u gotta pay to use the beach and the chairs there Yes the money u pay for the chairs and beach access can go to the restaurant and bar Yes the staff look shifty Yes...More

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Karen D
15 January 2018|
Response from Kayl_D | Reviewed this property |
No it wasn't included.
11 January 2018|
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Response from Bernie G | Reviewed this property |
Hi emrengeo. The drink and food was reasonable . The food was basic bar style. The most economic drink was 6 bottles of beer on an ice bucket. Good friendly service.
7 September 2017|
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Response from Clare S | Reviewed this property |
I live in the U.K. I visited early in the year so unfortunately I don't have the answer. Try and see if they have a web site and contact them directly.