People go on holiday for different reasons. Some want to escape the cold. Others want to just relax. Still others want to find adventures that are not available closer to home. A holiday to Ragged Point will fill every one of those reasons to take a holiday. You can fill your days with adventures or never budge from the beach. You can go paragliding and SCUBA diving, or spend the days leisurely exploring the town. However you choose to spend your time, a holiday rental home in Ragged Point can be a home base for all of your activities.
There is plenty to do whilst on holiday to Ragged Point and much of it revolves around the amazing, pink sandy beaches. Some travellers stay in swimsuits during their entire stay. Swimming and sunning whilst sipping fruity drinks are amongst the popular ways to spend the day. Other water sports are a bit more adventurous such as wind surfing, diving, snorkelling and paragliding. You can take part in these activities even if you have never done so before. Equipment is available to rent and instructors offer lessons for every skill level. Hiking and exploring other options. There are a number or caves, such as Harrison’s Cave, where you can see stalactites and stalagmites whilst enjoying the coolness of the cave.Golf, tennis, fishing, shopping and many wonderful spas are also available within a short distance of Ragged Point.
The Ragged Point Lighthouse was built in 1875. This landmark is one of only a few lighthouses in Barbadoes that are still in use. Saint John’s Parish Church, built in 1836, is a fine example of Gothic architecture. The original church, built in the 17th century, was destroyed during a hurricane. There are, however, still grave markers that date from that period. Those who enjoy wildlife viewing should spend a day at the Barbados Wildlife Reserve. There are hundreds of animals, reptiles and birds. You may see a green monkey, a red-footed tortoise and many other fascinating creatures.
Whilst there are four seasons in Ragged Point, they cannot be marked by a change in the weather. The temperatures stay fairly constant throughout the year. The only thing that does change a bit is the amount of rain. Whilst there is some rainfall each month, the least tends to fall during the winter and spring. Average low temperatures remain at about 24 degrees whilst the average high temperature is about 29 degrees.
Those travelling to Ragged Point will fly into Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), located about 7 km away. Whilst not absolutely necessary, a car is recommended so that you have more options during your stay.