What's Happening: Oistins Fishing Village

18th January, 2012
Fishing Boats at Oistins, Barbados

Oistins Fishing village is an absolute must see (by day and by night) when you visit Barbados. This small village, located in the parish of Christ Church is one of the major fishing communities in Barbados. Watch the Barbadian fishing boats as they float on the crystal clear water, relax on the pier and watch as the fishermen bring in their catch of the day, or buy some freshly caught flying fish, local staples such as bread fruit, sweet potato, yams, etc and take them home to prepare your very own Bajan meal.

Oistin's Fishing Village Barbados

Boat set to Repair at Oistins, Barbados

By night, experience Barbadian culture at its finest and enjoy a true Bajan meal at the Oistins fish fry. As the music beats, mingle with locals (who think the food served here is some of the best on the island). Different kinds of fish (depending what was caught that day) grilled or fried, coupled with sides like macaroni pie, sweet potato pie, yam pie and salad is on the menu.  After dinner, with a Banks beer or rum punch in hand, stroll the area and just simply live in the moment.

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