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St. Joseph, Barbados Tourist Information

The parish of Saint Joseph is located in the east of Barbados. St. Joseph shares its borders with the parishes of Saint Andrew, Saint George, Saint John and Saint Thomas. The largest town in Saint Joseph is called Bathsheba. Chimborazo in St. Joseph is one of the highest points on Barbados and offers a great view over the region.

St Joseph is known for being a fantastic surfing and beach holiday destination.

Must See and Do Tourist Attractions in Saint Joseph

During your stay in St Joseph, you should definitely visit Bathsheba and Martin's Bay. There you will find many surfers in the so-called "Soup Bowl", which is known for its fantastic waves. Villa Nova is an old plantation house and very nice to look at. The parish also includes two well-known botanical gardens, Flower Forest and Andromeda Gardens.

If you want to enjoy spectacular views over the island, you should go to Hackelton's Cliff, which is one of the highest cliffs on Barbados.

Blackman's Gully in St Joseph is home to the famous Blackman's Bridge.

Family Days out in Saint Joseph

Take a walk along the beautiful coastline or through the botanical gardens. Many hotels in St Joseph are child friendly and offer a warm welcome for families.

Sport in Saint Joseph

Due to St Joseph's beaches and the ideal conditions in the Soup Bowl area, surfing is very popular in this parish. Like most places on Barbados, St Joseph's parish is an excellent location for watersports.

Shopping in Saint Joseph

You can shop duty free on Barbados. You will find anything from rum, beachwear and watersport equipment to high fashion evening dresses and exclusive jewellery in St Joseph.

Nightlife in Saint Joseph

The Round House Inn offers live entertainment three times a week.

Transport in Saint Joseph

Sir Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) serves international flights to Barbados and there are also cruise ships operating between the islands and internationally.

Official Tourism Office for Saint Joseph

Barbados Tourism Authority

Harbour Rd