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St. Peter, Barbados Tourist Information

Saint Peter is a parish in the north of Barbados. It extends from the island's east to its west coast, and was named after the Christian Apostle, Saint Peter. Saint Peter shares its borders with the parishes of Saint Andrew, Saint James and Saint Lucy.

Besides St. James, St. Peter is one of the most popular tourist regions on Barbados, because it offers beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear water.

Must See and Do Tourist Attractions in Saint Peter

The Port St. Charles marina in St. Peter is the only marina on Barbados, and the Almond Beach Village, Arlington House Museum, Farley Hill National Park, St. Nicholas Abbey and the Barbados Wildlife Reserve are also well worth visiting. The Farley Hill Natonal Park includes a ruin of a Georgian mansion.

The Gallery of Caribbean Art is located in Speightstown, which was the first big port town on Barbados.

The Pamir Wreck on the shore of St Peter is exciting to explore. It is not very difficult to get there and you will be rewarded with a stunning view of a wide variety of small fish and other underwater creatures.

Family Days out in Saint Peter

Heywoods Beach, Six Men Bay, Gibbes Beach and Mullin Beach in St Peter are nice, safe places to spend your family beach holidays.

Sport in Saint Peter

The coast of St Peter is a paradise for divers and snorkelers. There are beautiful coral reefs with a wide variety of sponges and exotic fish.

Shopping in Saint Peter

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

Nightlife in Saint Peter

The Terrace offers live entertainment on most evenings, or you can take a romantic moonlight walk on the beach and admire the wonderful spangled sky.

Transport in Saint Peter

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 Peter

Barbados Tourism Authority

Harbour Rd

Bridgetown

Barbados

http://www.visitbarbados.org/