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

Local real-estate agencies will arrange vacation rentals of privately owned villas and condos along the west coast in St.... 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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