Barbados Travel Guide


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Plan Your Barbados Vacation

Without question, Barbados is the "most British" island in the Caribbean. Afternoon tea is a ritual, cricket is the national pastime (a passion, most admit), and dressing for dinner is a firmly entrenched tradition. And yet, Barbados is hardly stuffy—this is still the Caribbean, after all. Instead, Barbados is a sophisticated tropical island with a rich history, lodgings to suit every taste and pocketbook, and plenty to pique your interest both day and night.


Barbados Hotels

Most visitors stay either on the fashionable west coast, north of Bridgetown, or on the action-packed south coast. On the... read more


Barbados Restaurants

First-class restaurants and hotel dining rooms serve quite sophisticated cuisine—often prepared by chefs with... read more


Barbados Experiences

  • History of Rum in Barbados

    For more than 300 years (from 1655 through "Black Tot Day," July 31, 1970), a daily "tot" of rum (2 ounces) was duly administered to each... Read more


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