Parish of Christchurch

Parish of Christchurch

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Parish of Christchurch on Barbados The Parish of Christchurch is one of the original six parishes on Barbados. It makes up the southernmost tip of the island of Barbados and is also one of the biggest parishes at 57 square kilometers (22 square miles). Christchurch is also the first impression of Barbados that most visitors get as they step out of the Grantley Adams International Airport. Unlike the eastern and northern portions of the island, the south coast is extremely busy, densely packed with tourists and locals, and offers a very urban experience. While this can be a bit overwhelming and unexpected for even seasoned Caribbean travelers, it does put entertainment, shopping, fine food, and recreation options all within easy reach. If you want to take a break…
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Oistins Fish Fry

Oistins Fish Fry

Activities, Eating & Drinking, Parish of Christchurch
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Oistins Fish Fry, a Barbados Tradition Oistins is a fishing village along Barbados’s southern coast. During the day it’s an excellent place to get an authentic feel for how (and why) a significant portion of the local population still makes it’s living from the sea. You can stroll the beach, collect fish scraps from locals and feed sea turtles by hand, or simply catch the sunset as it blazes to life out over the Caribbean Sea to the west. The town has a sort of sleepy feel common to fishing villages around the world and makes an excellent low-key destination to wind down and get a feel for the real Barbados. When the sun goes down on the weekend Oistins becomes a completely different animal. Friday and Saturday nights…
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