A wonderful year-round climate and warm and welcoming locals make Barbados an ideal destination for travellers of all ages. Sun worshippers loll on the white sandy beaches of the island’s west and south Caribbean shores, while experienced surfers and sailors flock to the Atlantic on the rugged east shore.
Steeped in history, with charming small towns and dozens of blissful beaches, it’s no wonder many travellers return again and again to Barbados.
Filled with towering columns of rock, deep pools of crystal clear water and waterfalls, the 2.3km long limestone cave is located in the centre of the island. Adventure awaits with tours by tram or walking. The gully around the cave is also spectacular and worth exploring.
Teams from all over the world compete on the polo fields of Barbados. An exciting, fast paced and highly skilled sport, the season runs from January until May.
: An UNESCO World Heritage Site, Historic Bridgetown and the Garrison contain well-preserved colonial architecture from the 17th, 18th and 19th century. It is also home to Nidḥe Israel Synagogue, built in the 1660s and one of the oldest synagogues in the Western Hemisphere.
Barbados is brimming with artistic talent. Pottery, crafts, clothing and art abound, all lovingly crafted by local artisans.
Sail on the stunning blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. Stops can include a swim and snorkel with sea turtles or a visit to a shipwreck. With a freshly prepared meal provided and a glorious sunset to watch from the catamaran, its a perfect day in paradise.
Every Friday night, locals and visitors head to the town of Oistins, where fresh fish is on offer, grilled or fried. While the food is the main draw, you can also find arts and craft items for sale or watch old-timers play dominoes. WIth many spirited refreshments also available, it’s sure to be a night to remember.
Anytime. The average temperature is 29C during the day and 23C at night.