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Don’t let this little rock we call “Bimshire” fool you at 21 miles long and 14 miles wide there is plenty of fun filled activities and unique sites to see. We’ve selected our firm favourites right in time for your stay !
1. Enjoy Sailing on a Luxury Catamaran Day Cruise
Just imagine sailing the day away down the platinum west coast, the sun is shining and you are lazing around with a bubbly in hand. Experience swimming with turtles, exploring shipwrecks and stop for a spot of lunch prepared on board. There is no other way to spend a blissful day in Barbados !
2. Eat Like a Local at Oistin’s Fish Fry
A visit to Barbados would be nothing without experiencing the famous Friday Fish Fry at Oistins and you will be pleased to know this is located only a 5 minute walk from the hotel. Wonder on down, choose from a variety of vendors, pick your fish (Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Marlin, Tuna, Swordfish) and watch it be grilled or fried right in front of you. Sit, chill, drink and listen to the sweet sounds of Caribbean music !
3. Explore Plantation Life at St. Nicholas Abbey
Built in 1658, this house is one of the only three genuine Jacobean mansions in the Western Hemisphere. First owned by Colonel Benjamin Berringer who met a tragic death during a gritty duel with neighbour Sir John Yeamans, the sugar cane plantation holds vibrant history which can be learnt during a tour of the museum and rum distillery.
4. Dance Your Way Through the Crop Over Festival
The sweetest season of the year and originally instated to celebrate the end of the sugar cane harvest, this festival is abound with music, creativity, traditions and concerts. Grand Kadoment known as “the climax” takes place on the first Monday in August and is considered the most exciting day of the year. See revelers dance their way down to Spring Garden Highway dressed in sequin costumes accented with jewels and feathers whilst listening to Soca music.
5. Win Big at the Horse Racing
Enjoy a fabulously thrilling day at the Horse racing, located in the historic area of Garrison Savannah races are scheduled every other weekend.
6. Hole in One at Barbados Golf Club
Whether your an avid golfer or a first timer there is no better place to play a round of golf than in the tropics. Book all-inclusive golf through your House Host for just $85.00 USD per person.
7. Catching Waves - Surf Like a Pro
The south coast of Barbados holds many fantastic surf spots for both beginners and regular surfers who want to feel the thrill of catching an awesome wave. With Freights Bay just a few minutes walk from the hotel we can arrange surfing lessons with any of the local surfing schools on island.
8. Explore one of the Greatest Wonders - Harrisons Cave
Journey through this magnificent cave by tram and marvel in the sights and sounds of running streams and waterfalls while under the knowledgeable care of expert tour guides.
9. Take in the the Breathtaking Ruggedness of the East Coast
A big contrast to the south coast landscape, the East Coast is equally enchanting with it’s rugged landscape. Take a dip in the Bathsheba pools or chill out in a local rum shop or on a magnificent beach.
10. We Love our Rum ! -Mountgay Rum Tour
Go back to where it all began in 1703 with a historic distillery tour at the rum making headquarters. Learn of old tales, traditions and basque in a rum lover’s paradise.
Tours and excursions can be booked through your House Hosts located at front desk during your stay. They are more than happy to discuss all the exciting things Barbados has to offer. What are you waiting for, book your dreamy vacation now !
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE BARBADOS !
Food, glorious food ! Considered an essential but more often a culture that brings people together, culminates good times and good moods through joy, laughter and love.
An integral part of hospitality, the culinary offering is one of the most attractive features to any all-inclusive experience which is why our Executive Chef, Abu has created diverse menus that speak to flavours across the globe. His passion and love for good food shines through his incorporation of fresh local ingredients, top quality meats and a touch of tantalising spices.
You are probably thinking with so much choice how does one choose. Don’t worry, we have shared our top picks below from our a la carte menus that will get your tastebuds tingling.
B R E A K F A S T
Choice of fruit juice or seasonal fresh fruits
Choice of cereal or yoghurt
Two eggs any style with ham, bacon, sausage, hash browns and grilled tomatoes
Whole wheat or plain toast with butter and fruit preserves
Coffee and tea
L U N C H
A Caribbean style seafood curry with steamed jasmine rice
D I N N E R
Caribbean red snapper with asparagus, red pepper coulis, chateau potatoes and tropical salsa
Remous, a French term meaning “swirl” and often described in the Caribbean region as bringing two tides together is perfectly reflected in the design and décor of the restaurant from the use of cool and calming blues to intricate ocean inspired artworks. This teamed with delicious food and gracious hospitality is the perfect blend for a memorable culinary experience.
Our all-inclusive offering encompasses breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner daily and all beverages.
Book now and experience island luxury !
*Remous Restaurant and Lounge is open to everyone including non- resident guests, for more information on menus or to book a table please contact us on +1 246 538-8920.
Hello and a big welcome from all of us here at The Abidah By Accra.
We made it, we are officially open and it is truly wonderful to witness our vision becoming a reality. The journey has brought with it a whole host of tremendous emotions from anticipation to joy to overall excitement from both our dedicated team members, industry partners and the wonderful people we serve, you.
The Abidah, a beautiful compliment to our existing Accra portfolio has further diversified our brand as it specifically caters to the needs of adults only and guests seeking the intimacy and coziness of a boutique hotel. At the heart of every design and service decision is you, our guests, as our intention is to not only provide you with luxury accommodation but also an extraordinary experience which shines through our choice of facilities, services and distinctive amenities.
A few words from our Group General Manager really emphasizes the ethos for the Abidah Brand.
"We want to bring new meaning to Barbados hospitality through our vision of selling the ultimate experience rather than just accommodation. We intend to do this through flawless and gracious service, superior products and exquisite cuisine. We also pride ourselves on being committed to both the natural and social environment through the implementation of sustainability measures, training programs and incentive programs".
We will be getting to know each other quite well over the next coming months as we share the ins and outs of not only our charming hotel and services but also the beautiful island we get to call home, Barbados.
So, join us on our journey as we explore various topics monthly, keep up to date with new hotel happenings though our social media pages or be the first to hear of exclusive deals through our mailing list.
Enjoy reading and we look forward to welcoming you to the Abidah !