Brighton Beach Snorkeling
The 12th most popular snorkel dive spot in Barbados.
Monday 27 June 2016 06:52 GMT
Northwest of Bridgetown on Barbados, the snorkeling at Brighton Beach is known for its sea turtles. Off the beach, there are nice healthy coral reefs providing habitat to diverse marine life. There is a wrekc about 100 feet offshore of the reef. The dive site is located about 1.9 miles northwest of the middle of Bridgetown.
To reach the snorkeling on Barbados by air, use the Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), which is located southeast of Bridgetown on the southend of Barbados. There are regular flights from Toronto, London, Miami, San Juan, Saint Vincent, Saint Lucia, Dominica and Port Of Spain. There is a $27.50USD departure tax per person that may be included in the airline ticket, but double-check to make sure. While there is regular public bus service and costly taxi service, it is recommended to rent a car to make use of the good road network to get to the snorkeling dive sites on Barbados. While snorkeling on Barbados, you may encounter one of the many types of turtles including hawksbill turtles, leatherback turtles and green sea turtles. There are a variety of marine life spread around the dive sites such as parrotfish, trunkfish, barracuda, snapper, chub and angelfish among the sea fans and barrel sponges.
Overall, Brighton Beach is the 12th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 17 snorkeling dives in Barbados.