Barbados In A Nutshell 2019 - 2020

116 Beaches Bottom Bay, South East Coast Andrew Hulsmeier Barbados Beach Therapy Barbados is surrounded by miles of glorious, palm-fringed, white sand beaches lapped by crystal clear, turquoise waters. Here is a brief coast-by-coast guide to some of our favourite beaches. Check the Barbados in a Nutshell Road Map, included in this publication, for the symbols indicating Vehicular and Pedestrian Beach Access. For ready-to-go picnic lunches, contact Relish Epicurea (537 0077) at Limegrove, or Cutters Deli (423 0611) near the Crane Beach. A Few Words of Caution • Remember, Barbados is only 13 degrees north of the equator so be sure to use a sunscreen with a high protection factor and reapply regularly. • When snorkeling, remember to take a brightly coloured buoy/float so that you are clearly visible to water craft – these are available from Hazell’s Water World (page 80). • Beware of the poisonous manchineel trees (usually marked with a red ring around the trunk) with their yellow-green ‘apples’ found along the west coast beaches - the tree and its fruit cause severe blistering. Manchineel