Barbados boasts some of the very best nightlife in the Caribbean. Taking into account its small size, there are few places that can rival the scale and scope of after dark activities. Whether its a visit to one of the friendly roadside rum shops or the flamboyance of a spectacular dinner show, the night time entertainment of Barbados has an excellent array of choice!
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Lexy Piano Bar, Holetown
Offers five hours of sizzling piano bar entertainment every night, with Friday being the best night of the week! It’s the hottest west coast nightspot and it’s filled with great fun, comaraderie and nostalgia.
Reggae Lounge, St Lawrence Gap
This open-air nightclub offers the opportunity to dance the night away under the stars, surrounded by natural, tropical vegetation. The club offers a wide range of music, from reggae and calypso to mellow music and Rhythm and Blues.
Il Tempio, St James
Enjoy Italian coffee, cocktails, drinks and snacks or simply relax, sit back and admire the magnificent views of the Carribean Sea and the majestic sunsets. During the evening, guests can relax with a cocktail whilst taking in the cool evening sea breeze.
Oistins Fish Fry, Oistins
On a Friday evening from around 6pm onwards locals and visitors alike congregate in Oistins to enjoy some freshly cooked fish, sample some local rum and enjoy some Caribbean music. Oistins is a no frills experience, food is cheap – around $15BDS per plate and seating is on picnic benches dotted around the car park. Shacks selling food and rum shops selling drinks in the traditional Bajan way – by the bottle!
Black Pearl Party Cruises – Jolly Roger
Cruising on the vessel “The Jolly Roger 1″ should be on the top of everyone’s list of things to do in Barbados – its action-packed, fun-filled adventure on the seas will certainly become the highlight of your stay. The “Jolly Roger 1″ has been recently refurbished, to bring you a top-class adventure, where entertainment, laughs, swimming in blue waters with turtles and dining are all offered up by the friendly Captain and his mates.
Harbour Lights Nightclub, Bridgetown
Harbour Lights is an exclusive open-air beachfront club with top live entertainment. One of the island’s most popular night clubs. Each night offers its own special theme, from Beach Parties and ‘Drinks Free’ nights to top live bands.
PRIVA Nightclub, Holetown
Barbados’ West Coast has an abundance of stylish settings, including the all new PRIVA Barbados, an internationally acclaimed and award winning nightspot recently opened to much hype on the island. PRIVA is home to colourful local personalities, celebrities, artists and island guests looking for the latest music and 1st class service.
The Boatyard, Bridgetown
With happy hours daily from 11am-12pm, 2pm-3pm and 5pm -7pm Sharkeys is the perfect bar to grab a few cocktails and look for that famous ‘green flash’ on the horrison as the sun sets. Great food, best beach, super cocktails, spectacular sunsets & lively music !!! A fun night out to be had.
Bajan Roots n Rhythms, Christchurch
Bajan Roots & Rhythms, held at The Plantation Theatre, is the only dinner and stage show in Barbados designed to offer visitors a genuine representation of West Indian culture. Bajan Roots & Rhythms, uniquely known for its interactive segments and party atmosphere, affords its guests plenty of opportunities to join in the fun. Highlighted several times on CNN’s Travel Guide, BET, the BBC and Granada Television in the UK, Bajan Roots & Rhythm explores the fascinating history and musical heritage of Barbados.
Harbour Lights Beach Extravaganza, Bridgetown
The Beach Extravaganza Dinner Show on Mondays & Wednesdays is undoubtedly a fantastic night out for all ages. Imagine dancing barefoot in the sand under the coconut trees to the pulsating beat of a top local band, sipping exotic drinks, feasting on a delicious BBQ dinner and just being able to enjoy the absolute best in local entertainment.
Globe Drive In, Christchurch
The Globe Drive-In Theatre is the only open-air cinema in Barbados, and is a popular hangout for all ages especially on weekends. While at the Drive-in you can choose to enjoy the movie …in the car …outside the car …at the snackette or picnic at the front of the car park. The atmosphere is lively and fun with all the horn-honking and comments coming from cars, while still having that romantic setting of the clear starry sky and cooling breeze.
Atlantis Submarines – Atlantis by Night, Bridgetown
Experience another side of Barbados’ night life in a very unique manner aboard Atlantis Submarine. The use of high powered spot lights on the submarine present a very different view of the coral reef. Night predators and reef fish are fewer in number than during the day but at night colours of the reef, not visible during the day, are brought out by the lights beaming from the submarine. There are only two places in the world this can be experienced and Barbados is one.
The Spirit of Barbados – Luxury Catamaran Cruises
A wide range of luxurious evening cruises are available. Enjoy their friendly Bajan welcome, Premium Bar and sumptous meals aboard your own unforgettable Catamaran experience, voted “most Luxurious experience in Barbados”. Bask in the warmth of the evening and toast to the Sunset. Dance the night away or relax by the Bar with one of Spirit’s special cocktails, shaken or stirred…