Welcome to
Barbados!


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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…

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Restaurants

Visitors will notice the British reverence for dining all over Barbados, where English breakfasts,…

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Food

Adventurous travelers know that no two vacations will ever be exactly alike. Some people will prefer…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
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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…

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All Inclusive

For travelers looking for hotel rooms complete with all the bells and whistles, Barbados' all-inclusive resorts offer more…

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Hotels

Barbados is one of the most popular vacation islands in the Caribbean, a reputation bolstered by an abundance of first-rate…

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Villa Complexes

Vacationers who want to relax without the hustle and bustle of a resort often turn to Bajan rental properties. Rental…

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Villa Rentals

One of the more sophisticated vacation destinations in the Caribbean, in Barbados, "villa" is a specific term which described a large, single family home with high-end amenities,…

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Eco Tourism

Travelers visiting Barbados will see no shortage of natural wonders, but they will be hard-pressed to find opportunites…

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Thousands of people flock to Barbados each year specifically to attend a particular event or festival. Events and festivals are a great way to get to experience local culture,…

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Things to
See and Do:

There are Many Ways to Have Fun in
Barbados

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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…

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Shopping

Vacationers in Barbados with high class sensibilities will be thrilled to browse…

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Nightlife

Just because it's getting dark outside doesn't mean the day is over, especially…

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Fishing

As on many Caribbean islands, fishing is more than just a popular pastime in Barbados, it's also a way of life. From the…

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Sailing & Boating

When it comes to sailing, Barbados is the Caribbean's ugly duckling. Though most…

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Casinos

The best time to visit a casino is when you're feeling lucky, and you don't get…

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The calm waters along the western coastline of Barbados are perfect for snorkeling, so you don't have to go far beneath the waves to explore the amazing ocean terrain that is home…

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Landmarks

True, your days in Barbados can easily be spent solely along the shore with your feet in the sand, relaxing in the sun.…

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Bikes & Mopeds

Bicycles and mopeds can provide excellent opportunities for vacationers to get off the beaten path and explore more remote…

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Attractions

Tourists from all over the world are drawn to the island of Barbados. This Caribbean paradise is especially popular for…

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Golf

For many years, Barbados was a diamond in the rough in terms of being a premiere golfing destination. Several of the…

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Best Time to Visit

Choosing the perfect time to travel to Barbados means taking numerous factors into consideration. Weather, cost, crowds,…

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Experiencing everything that beautiful Barbados has to offer means traversing the small island. Fortunately for vacationers, a number of enjoyable transportation options can take…

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Weddings in Barbados:

The perfect Barbados wedding is just around the corner

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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 and a lot of mindful…

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Weather in Barbados

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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…

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Cruises

Nearly half a million people visit Barbados by cruise ship each year to enjoy everything the island has to offer, from…

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Travel Fundamentals for Barbados

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As a tourist, you may be pleasantly surprised to find Barbados a unique and beautiful island with a culture all it's own. Nicknamed the "Little England" of the Caribbean, the island…

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Electricity

The electrical service in Barbados is reliable and power outages are few and far between. The electrical service in…

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Clothing

Whether you select functional travel attire for touring or elegant apparel for evenings on the town, be sure to pack…

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Currency

When you travel abroad, it is always important to understand that the money you use back home may not be sufficient.…

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A few simple guidelines can simplify the tipping customs of Barbados. Every country has its own traditions and rules…

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Hours of Operation

The laid back atmosphere that brings vacationers to Barbados can also cause frustration to foreigners who aren't familiar…

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Telephones

Using the telephone in Barbados is very simple, so travelers should not encounter any major communication problems. The…

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Postal Services

No vacation would be complete without a few packages and postcards sent back to the folks at home. Regardless of whether…

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The crystal clear waters off the white sand beaches of Barbados are perfect for scuba diving, with visibility between 80 to 98 feet for most of the year. More than two dozen dive…

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With so many different choices, from small inns with personal service to world-famous resorts, Barbados is a nice vacation spot for any…

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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.…

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Air Travel

Considered the easternmost of the islands in the Caribbean, Barbados attracts travelers from around the globe. The Barbados…

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Ferries

Unlike other Caribbean islands, Barbados does not have many ferry services. Luckily, another option allows travelers to…

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Sailing & Boating

When it comes to sailing, Barbados is the Caribbean's ugly duckling. Though most of the Caribbean features gorgeous, clear…

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While most agree the simple act of being on the island of Barbados is relaxing enough, if you want to take it a step further, you're in luck. Barbados has numerous spas available…

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History of Barbados:

The history of Barbados, the eastern most island in the Caribbean, is complicated by slavery

Although both the Spanish and Portuguese would reach the island prior to 1625, it was the English who would eventually colonize Barbados. The island has been a part of Britain or…

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A vacation in Barbados is not complete without exploring the natural beauty that exists in abundance. The landscape of Barbados is dotted with lush gardens, mysterious caves, and a…

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Culture

While the Amerindians, Spanish, and Portuguese all made it to Barbados before the British, it was the English who firmly…

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Discover the Best
Barbados
Accommodations for Specific Interests

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Family Vacations

Many hotels and resorts in Barbados now cater to families looking for the vacation of a lifetime. Special amenities…

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Dining Options

One of the joys of vacationing is the opportunity to experience a variety of different foods. You will discover many…

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Swimming Pools

Relaxing by the pool with a cool drink — it's one of the simple pleasures of vacationing. The pool at your hotel is one…

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Nightlife Options

Barbados offers so many ways to unwind during the day, from spa visits to waterside strolls, yet some would consider the…

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Tennis

The Caribbean is the ideal destination for tennis lovers, with its consistent weather and beautiful backdrops. When and…

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Driving

Travelers planning to drive while in Barbados should expect to get used to a few minor adjustments. Barbados drivers…

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