Motorsports has an enthusiastic following, particularly
& Tobago as well as Barbados,
where rally events attract thousands. Further Caribbean motor sports
information pages are under construction.
In a region where cricket has traditionally had
a stronghold, Football has gradually been making incursions into
the consciousness of sports fans. Barbados
is taking football seriously with an enthusiastic youth team
that is doing well in international fixtures.
Winning a set
against the Barbados teams at the Caribbean Volleyball Championships
is proving as difficult as getting a no-confidence motion passed
against the Government.
tennis courts can be found throughout the island and tennis
is played competitively at all levels.
In Barbados Sugar Bay properties enjoy the facilities
of the David and John Lloyd tennis village at Sugar
Hockey Festival always lives up to its reputation as one of
the best of its type in the world. Hosted annually at the Wildey
Astroturf this years Festival promises to be as competitive as the
second Test against South Africa.
A West Indies dream team has been brought to board,
with Allen Stanford pushing the new Stanford 20/20 cricket project
aimed at re-energising the game in the region.
The galaxy of stars - Sir
Garry Sobers, Sir Viv Richards,
Sir Everton Weekes, Clive Lloyd, Lance Gibbs, Wes Hall, Andy
Roberts, Joel Garner,
Gordon Greenidge, Desmond Haynes,
Richie Richardson, Courtney Walsh, Curtly
Ambrose and Ian Bishop comprise the board of directors for the
US$28 million project.
Cycling - Barry Forde
The impressive Barry
Forde rode away with gold in the keirin at the Pan American
Cycling Championships in Argentina delighting Keith Yearwood, president
of the Barbados Cycling Union following his silver medal at the
World Cycling Championships.
"It is time that we focus on what is necessary
to return the West Indies to the day when we are ambassadors and
widely admired in the world of cricket. In this millennium, we must
rediscover the pride and the courage of the earlier years..."
It was a day to remember for the new-look West Indies
cricket team. Wavell Wayne Hinds (right), spearheaded a fightback
from the home team with an authoritative unbeaten 188 that crippled
the South African bowling attack. <
in the Caribbean covers a wide spectrum. From an early age Caribbean
children learn to appreciate calypso, soca and reggae, at school
on occasions they are introduced to the classics and at church,
music is the expression of joy and faith.
The Caribbean has responded
to the need for lifestyle
environmental real estate and there are several Caribbean luxury
developments associated with golf, polo and tennis as well as
retirement communities and marina developments featured in Caribzones'
of the region offer the perfect location from which to enjoy a wide
variety of watersports, both above and below the surface of the crystal-clear
waters of the Caribbean.
Water Sports holiday
The differing ecosystems in the Caribbean, encompassing
everything from magnificent coral reefs to rain-forested volcanic
make it one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world.
Caribbean real estate & accommodation
Westmoreland exudes a calming sense of peace
and privacy, while at
Gunsite, townhouse living is at its best.
For an inland development
Millennium Heights offers elegant Barbadian living.
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the luxury of Sandy
Lane, the ultimate reward that is
Port St Charles or a tropical dream come true at
Sugar Hill and Sugar Bay seen above.
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For Sale and accommodation
For Rent plus prime
land real estate for sale in Barbados
accommodation ranges from royal to rustic.
Surround yourself with unadulterated style and elegance in a Barbados
or discover a quaint cottage perched right on the ocean's edge.
There are luxury golf
properties for rent adjacent to world class Caribbean golf courses.
Polo enthusiasts please note,there is land for sale on Polo Ridge
as well as luxury
Polo villas for rent.
If tennis is your game there are
luxury villas with private tennis courts for rent and for sale throughout
Although famous for magnificent beaches the lush interior
of the various Caribbean islands is also becoming popular for properties
to purchase or rent, including
Plantation houses in Barbados.
Caribbean music and entertainment
of the Caribbean embraces many genres. You will find calypso, soca, salsa,
jazz, rock and reggae with music festivals in many of the islands. There
is no shortage of
nightlife in the larger islands with entertainment
ranging from back-in-time parties to live groups in fun bars. There
are also many good
restaurants offering 'Haute Caribbean cuisine' as well as local fare.
From the north to the south of the Caribbean sailors can
enjoy the thrill of the challenge or the relaxation of calm, clear waters.
For the perfect Grenadines sailing experience
cast off from
St. Vincent and sail to
Mustique or cruise over to
Bequia. . Enjoy a
sailing regatta in Grenada and discover the unspoilt neighbouring
island of Carriacou.
. Further north, Antigua is a
popular destination for sailing week.
Watersports enthusiasts enjoy the Caribbean every
which way. Kite surfers soar above the waves,
and wherever off-shore breezes are to be found
there you will find the
windsurfers revelling in the fact that no wetsuits need to
Click on the photo to share the fun day at the Barbados Virgin Birdman
Still above the water there are plenty of good surfing spots in
the Caribbean mostly on the Atlantic side of the islands where the
surf breaks a good distance from the shore.
The waters are also welcoming to
divers. who appreciate the variety of wall, drift, reef and
Caribbean ecotourism & conservation
||As the islands of the Caribbean develop
sustainable practices, Caribzones is pleased to be associated with
all forms of Caribbean ecotourism. Click on photo
A coast to be proud of which is valued, appreciated
and safeguarded as a place to live, work and relax; a place where
development and use of resources will be sustainable, and where
the natural environment is protected and enhanced to keep its essential
and unique place in the Barbadian heritage.
Let's all play our part to protect our coastal and marine environment.
||Visit the whale breeding area off
Dominica for the heart-warming pleasure of
whale and dolphin watching. Hike the nature trails of
St. Vincent, or discover wonderful species of
tropical birds in
Experience the diversity of rainforests
and arid plains, bubbling volcano lakes and cascading waterfalls
that the Caribbean has to offer! !