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Barbados Open Water Swim Festival 2024

Dive into the exhilarating world of open water swimming at the Barbados Open Water Swim Festival. Discover thrilling races and unforgettable aquatic experiences.

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Barbados Open Water Swim Festival, Caribbean

Where: Swim races at Carlisle Bay, with practice swims here and also at Batts Rock Beach & Miami Beach, Barbados

When: November 6 - 10, 2024

Cost: Entry fees per event from $20-70 (non-resident) or $5-60 (resident)

The Barbados Open Water Swim Festival is a thrilling event that brings together swimmers from around the world to test their skills and endurance in the crystal-clear waters of Barbados. This multi-day festival offers a range of races and distances, catering to participants of all levels, from beginners to seasoned professionals. Swimmers can choose from various categories, including sprint swims, longer distance challenges, and team relays. The festival not only provides an opportunity for competitive swimming but also celebrates the natural beauty of Barbados' coastline. Participants and spectators alike can also enjoy guided swims, fun swims and of course walks along the stunning beaches, to soak up the vibrant atmosphere and warm hospitality of the island.

Villas near Carlisle Bay for Barbados Open Water Swim Festival

Villas near Carlisle Bay in Barbados offer a luxurious and picturesque retreat for those looking to explore this stunning coastal area. With its crystal-clear turquoise waters and pristine sandy beaches, Carlisle Bay is a popular destination for swimming, snorkeling, and water sports. The nearby villas provide a convenient and serene escape, often featuring direct beach access, private pools, and spacious outdoor areas. Guests can enjoy breathtaking ocean views, indulge in the tranquil ambiance, and savor the privacy and comfort of their own villa.