Cheap Flights to Bridgetown

Bridgetown, the vibrant capital and the only city in Barbados, takes pride in its rich history and culture. Popularly called “The City”, and sometimes “Town” by the locals, Bridgetown will fascinate you with its mix of Bajan culture and features of the modern world. Downtown Bridgetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012, is ready to amaze you whenever you reach here with direct flights to Bridgetown Barbados.

There are lots of attractions and activities to keep you engaged in this beautiful Caribbean destination. Book cheap flights to Bridgetown today with FlyOfinder and have thrilling and fun-filled times ahead during your vacation!

Top Attractions in Bridgetown

With its gorgeous beaches, historic homes, calmer waters and dive sites, Bridgetown it the perfect destination to enjoy a Caribbean holiday. Bridgetown offers a host of attractions for the quintessential visitors. Here are some of the popular things you would like to see and do during your Bridgetown holidays.

  • Carlisle Bay: a natural harbor popular for water sports, and home to Pebbles Beach and Carlisle Bay Marine Park
  • Barbados Garrison: established in 1780 as the military headquarters for the Imperial Forces, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • St. Nicholas Abbey: one of the oldest distilleries in the Caribbean, offers free guided tours of the 350-year old building, know how St. Nicholas Abbey Rum is produced
  • Parliament Buildings: also known as the "Public Buildings”, important landmarks in the city, constructed of coral limestone between 1870 and 1874
  • National Heroes Square: formerly called Trafalgar Square, now home to three significant memorials
  • St. Michael's Cathedral: constructed of coral stone in 1789 after a hurricane destroyed the original wooden building dating from 1665
  • S.S. Stavronikita: hugely popular dive sites in the entire Caribbean, now home to sea life and marine animals such as coral, barracudas, sea turtles, and other creatures
  • Nidhe Israel Synagogue: one of the oldest synagogues in the Western Hemisphere dating from 1654, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Barbados Museum & Historical Society: a great place for tourists to learn more about the island's history
  • Chamberlain Bridge: a swing bridge situated in the city center of Bridgetown, a popular spot for selfies and family pictures
  • Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill: provides insight into the history of Barbados and the traditional making of sugar in the Caribbean
  • Cheapside Street Market: one of the Caribbean’s best fresh fruit markets, great favorites with the tourists to see Barbados’ culture and people’s daily lives
  • Harrison’s Point Lighthouse: perfect place to soak up Barbados’ scenery and nature
  • Barbados Boardwalk: a coastal boardwalk located less than 4 miles south of Bridgetown connecting Accra and Camelot beaches, outdoor enthusiasts revel with scenic ocean vistas, turtles and crabs, get awesome views at sunrise or sunset
  • Pelican Craft Village: complex of galleries and workshops located between downtown and the cruise-ship terminal, featuring the works of many local artists

Bridgetown Facts File

Are you planning to enjoy a vacation in Barbados capital city Bridgetown? What are you waiting for? Just go ahead and book your flights to Bridgetown with FlyOfinder at discounted rates and head for your dream vacation. However, before you embark on your Bridgetown sojourn, here are some of the interesting facts you need to know about this magnificent desolation.

  • Bridgetown, the capital and largest city of Barbados, is situated in the parish of Saint Michael. It was formerly known as the Town of Saint Michael. Bridgetown is also sometimes called by the locals as “Town” or “The City”
  • Bridgetown is popular for its British colonial architectures, horse-racing track and the 17th-century Garrison
  • The Bridgetown Port is located on the southwestern coast of the island. It is found along Carlisle Bay.
  • The Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) in Barbados is situated 9.9 miles or 16 km southeast of Bridgetown city center
  • English settlement of Bridgetown started on 5 July 1628 under Charles Wolverstone
  • The first president of the USA George Washington was an early tourist. His first and only foreign visit outside continental North America was to Bridgetown
  • Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison were included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site list on 25th June 2011
  • Bridgetown was earlier called the "Indian Bridge” after the Indians who built the rude bridge
  • Bridgetown is a major tourist destination, the present day location of which was set by English settlers in 1628 after the settlement at St. James Town

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

The cheapest time to travel to Bridgetown Barbados is generally from September through November. The weather is not much pleasant though, but getting cheap flights and hotels is possible during this time. Tourists’ arrival is less because of the stormy season. The best time to visit Bridgetown is between July and November despite the Caribbean’s hurricane season. The good thing is that hurricanes rarely hit Barbados, and enjoying a vacation in Bridgetown is therefore considered to be the best.

Bridgetown Barbados experiences a tropical climate. The weather is hot and humid throughout the year. The months from May to October are more hot and muggy, though the heat is tempered by the sea breezes. The weather in the months from December to April is pleasant and a bit cooler. The temperature however doesn’t vary much throughout the year.

Direct flights to Bridgetown Barbados arrive at Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), the only airport in the country. It is situated in the south of the island, 8 miles or 13 km east of the capital city of Bridgetown. It takes around 45 minutes to reach the city center by bus from the airport, while traveling by taxi will take 30 minutes to reach downtown Bridgetown.

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