Why Not Go?

At once organic and sophisticated, Barbados mixes all that is natural about the Caribbean island with every modern convenience a tourist could ask for. This destination is so well-loved, in fact, that in 2014 USA Today ranked it at number seven in a list of the Top Ten Caribbean Islands. Located in the North Atlantic Ocean just east of the… more…

Best Time to Visit

Choosing the perfect time to travel to Barbados means taking numerous… more…

Areas within Barbados

Bathsheba

Bridgetown

Holetown

Saint Lawrence Gap

Speightstown

Activities

Barbados is known for its beautiful beaches, but that doesn't mean sand and surf are the only ways to enjoy the island. Plenty of outdoor activities allow travelers to take in a little sun and a lot more of Barbados. If you'd like to leave dry land but also keep yourself dry, more…

Diving

The crystal clear waters off the white sand beaches of Barbados are… more…

Bikes & Mopeds

Bicycles and mopeds can provide excellent opportunities… more…

Fishing

As on many Caribbean islands, fishing is more than just… more…

Transportation

Experiencing everything that beautiful Barbados has to offer means… more…

Air Travel

Considered the easternmost of the islands in the Caribbean, Barbados… more…

Ferries

Bedy Dock Barbados is the only local… more…

Rental Cars

Barbados is a rather small island with… more…

Sailing & Boating

When it comes to sailing, Barbados is… more…

Taxis

Travelers eager to begin their relaxing… more…

Accommodations

A destination known for its luxury accommodations, there is much more diversity in the availability of style and price on Barbados than you might expect. Especially along the west coast and clustered just east of Bridgetown, visitors will find the highest number of lodgings ranging from sprawling all-inclusive resorts to private rental villas, and even a small number of eco-friendly properties. No matter what type of lodging you prefer, you're bound to find something that… more…

Hotels

Barbados is one of the most popular… more…

Eco Tourism

Travelers visiting Barbados will see no… more…

Villa Complexes

Vacationers who want to relax without… more…

Attractions

Tourists from all over the world are drawn to the island of Barbados. This Caribbean paradise is especially popular for its 70-plus square miles of pristine… more…

Cruises

Nearly half a million people visit Barbados by cruise ship each year to enjoy everything the island has to offer, from surfing and snorkeling to duty-free… more…

Weddings

If you have always dreamed of getting married on a sandy stretch of beach in Barbados, but never believed it was plausible, think again. A bit of investigation… more…

Beaches

With over 70 square miles of beaches to choose from on the beautiful island of Barbados, travelers will have no problem finding the right coastal terrain for their tropical getaway. Beaches abound on this gorgeous vacation destination! Barbados has sugary white sand beaches and exotic pink sand beaches. The terrain on the island is fairly flat and easy to traverse. Many beaches have gradual slopes that border the island. Barbados is a coral island, and its sandy beaches are… more…

Restaurants

Visitors will notice the British reverence… more…

Natural Attractions

A vacation in Barbados is not complete… more…

Attractions

Tourists from all over the world are… more…

Clothing

Whether you select functional travel attire for touring or elegant… more…

Currency

When you travel abroad, it is always important to understand that the… more…

Crime

Alertness pays off for vacationers who take measures to prevent crime… more…

Culture

While the Amerindians, Spanish, and… more…

Electricity

The electrical service in Barbados is… more…

Events & Festivals

Thousands of people flock to Barbados… more…

Food

Adventurous travelers know that no two vacations will ever be exactly alike. Some people will prefer a tranquil stay by the ocean while others are eager to immerse themselves in local culture. Fortunately, the dining options in Barbados can accommodate both the footloose and the formal vacationer.… more…

Budgeting

A vacation in Barbados is a priceless experience, but wise travelers… more…

Tipping

A few simple guidelines can simplify the tipping customs… more…

History

Although both the Spanish and Portuguese would reach the… more…

Weather

The easternmost Caribbean island of Barbados sits on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. The balmy, tropical climate is cooled by the continual trade winds blowing in from the east. The fresh breezes, warm sunshine, and sufficient rainfall make the year-round average daytime highs of 75-80 degrees Fahrenheit (24-29 degrees Celsius) very comfortable. Still, the weather in Barbados is sunnier and drier than that of many other islands in the Caribbean. On the southern edge of the Atlantic hurricane… more…

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