Polo Ridge is on the island of Barbados. Just 21 miles long, this little island provides big holiday adventure. There is much to see and do and the weather, which is wonderful all year round, provides the perfect setting for site seeing and enjoying the many available water sports. A holiday rental home in Polo Ridge will put you just steps from the beach and close to a variety of interesting attractions and activities.
Most of what there is to do whilst on holiday to Polo Ridge centres around one thing: the ocean! The white, sandy beaches seem to go on and on. They are meticulously kept and absolutely beautiful. The water is just as lovely, blue and so clear that you can see to the bottom. In addition to the common ocean activities, such as swimming, boating and fishing, Polo Ridge offers some unique options as well. One tour allows visitors to swim with the sea turtles. Get up close to these magnificent and graceful creatures and learn a bit about them as well. Kite surfing is a water sport that not everyone has tried. There are lessons for beginners and all needed equipment can be rented on site. If fishing from the shore is not challenging enough, consider a chartered deep sea fishing expedition Experienced local fisherman will provide you with tips and tricks to help and ensure your success. SCUBA diving is very popular near Polo Ridge. Lessons and equipment rental is available.
While much of the fun to be had in Polo Ridge can be found on the beach and in the water, there are also several interesting sites and museums to visit. Even if you only plan to pack a bathing suit, consider keeping these sites in mind in case of one of those rare rainy days. The Arlington House was built in the 1700’s. Once a private home, it is now a museum. The Barbados Museum was once a prison. Built in 1817 it has served as a museum since about 1930.
Most people come to Polo Ridge in large part to enjoy the wonderful weather that is present on the island all year round. No matter when you choose to holiday to Polo Ridge, you will find warm, sunny weather and the perfect backdrop for spending time in the out of doors. The year round average temperature in Polo Ridge is about 26 degrees. The days are long and sunny and there is little rain.
Those travelling to Polo Ridge will fly into Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). Others enter by cruise ship as there is a large port in Barbados.