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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.

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Top Reasons To Go

  1. Great Resorts They run the gamut—from unpretentious to knock-your-socks-off.
  2. Great Golf Golfers can tee off at some of the best championship courses in the Caribbean.
  3. Restaurants Galore Great food includes everything from street-party barbecue to world-class dining.
  4. Wide Range of Activities With plenty of land and water sports, sightseeing options, and nightlife, there's always plenty to do.
  5. Welcoming Locals Bajans are friendly, welcoming, helpful, and hospitable. You'll like them; they'll like you.

When To Go

When to Go to Barbados

Barbados is busiest in the high season, which extends from December 15 through April 15. Off-season hotel rates can be half of those charged dur...

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