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The Boatyard

Bay Street Carlisle Bay | St Michael, Bridgetown BB11156, Barbados
+1 4362622
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“burger” (6 reviews)
“fish cakes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Caribbean, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bay Street Carlisle Bay | St Michael, Bridgetown BB11156, Barbados
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We got on a taxi from our ship to go to the beach but were recommended to go to the boat yard. Glad we did. US 20 to get in each. However for that we got: Sun bed and shade One free drink each Trip...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 6 days ago

we were in Barbados on a cruise ship were told about the boatyard, 5usd by taxipp or you can walk in about 40 mins the boatyard was 20usd entry with free boat trip to see the turtles plus two sunbeds and umbrella we were there...More

Thank tonypandy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a quick afternoon at the Boatyard at Carlisle Bay Beach while on a Royal Caribbean cruise. We chose the Boatyard because of a recommendation from our shuttle driver. The Boatyard offered a package for $20US that included two beach lounge chairs, one umbrella,...More

Thank Kidsaregone65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got the reggae bus from our hotel near oistins, didn't plan on going here but listened to the recommendation of a nice local man on the bus who recommended this place. 100 barbados dollars (£33) got us two sunbeds, 80BBS worth of vouchers to...More

Thank Jake B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got off the ship and found a taxi very easy outside the port. Taxi drivers tried to discourage us from going here but we didn't give in. Very glad! Paid $20 entrance fee included a free drink, lounger, umbrella on a beautiful beach. The water...More

1  Thank StacySue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for the day following recommendations. Over half way through a two week cruise and this was just what we needed having done several island trips on buses, on previous stops. As has been said 5$ taxi there, 20$ entrance which includes sunbed and...More

1  Thank VonRob1953
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 3rd Visit to the Boatyard and 20 Dollars gets you entry, a drink,beach umberella,sun lounger and a 40 minute boat trip for snorkling.Plus free shuttle bus back to the cruise terminal.Lovely long sandy beach with soft white sand.Plus Regi music to get...More

1  Thank derek973
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great value for cruise ship passengers, entrance fee 20 USD pp includes sunbed, parasol, cocktail, snorkel trips to turtles and shipwreck and return taxi to the ship. Great musci, great vibe. Very safe, good for and relaxing or splashing about on the inflatables. Food is...More

1  Thank BrendanHardy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expect a drinking crowd. Walk-in price included a cover-charge and credit towards the bar and food. Sand on the beach was the best we set foot on during our stay. Food was OK. Enjoyed the beach volleyball.

1  Thank Ritch L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place, loads of beds and umbrellas for $20 also includes free drink and free trip back to terminal and cruise ship.

Thank Cjay407
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Questions & Answers
Ian G
15 March 2017|
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Response from CareerCritic | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ian, I walked to and checked out several of the places up the beach a couple weeks ago for my family's upcoming adventure, I think you are making a good choice. Sean is probably the one you want to talk to. He and his... More
18 September 2016|
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Response from Tara H | Property representative |
Hi Drea, We we have lockers available for a small deposit and 50% refunded when the Lock & Key are returned on the same day.
Amy S
20 April 2016|
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Response from Tara H | Property representative |
Hi Amy, We open at 9AM and have coffee available from that time as well however the kitchen opens at 11am.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bay Street Carlisle Bay | St Michael, Bridgetown BB11156, Barbados
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Barbados  >  Saint Michael Parish  >  Bridgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 4362622
  • E-mail
We are open daily, 365 days a year and there's never a dull moment. Whether you're visiting on a cruise ship, staying at one of the many hotels or a resident of our beautiful island you are guaranteed to have a great time. Our central location in Carlisle Bay on the outskirts of the Capital Bridgetown makes The Boatyard the ideal place to come relax and enjoy the friendly Barbadian hospitality. 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 at Adventure Beach which ensures you a day filled with fun and pleasure in paradise. Site amenities include: Beach Lounge chair/Day bed, 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, Volley Ball Net, Basket Ball Net (balls provided), beachside restaurant & bar, Souvenir Shop and lively music. Be sure to ask about our turtle and snorkel tour available on select days throughout the year. Relax in our seafront restaurant and savour the flavour of the Caribbean. We are sure to satisfy your hunger from our extensive menu of local and international dishes. Sharkey's Bar is fully stocked and just the place to be to quench your thirst after soaking up the warm Caribbean rays. Sip on one of our many exotic cocktails while we pamper you silly! Adventure Beach at The Boatyard - where the fun never stops!! *Please note that ID may be required for entry*
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