St. Nicholas Abbey, the last standing Jacobean Sugar Plantation in the world, is now a formal part of the Barbados Tourism Encyclopedia promotion for independent holidays. The promo is a project of the BTE, TravelersInsights magazine and Settlers Beach Villa Hotel. In this venture, Settlers Beach is sponsoring the St. Nicholas Abbey tour as part of its new Beach Villa heritage package.
Seeing the Barbados race horses run the beaches and swim in the early morning is just one of the many ways that your days can unfold in Barbados. While the majority of these pedigree racehorses love the water, it is not always the case and, as the saying goes, “you can lead a horse to […]
Step back in time with a visit to a historic Barbados signal station, with its panoramic island views and beautiful lion statue carved in 1868!
See how you can join in the exciting Independence celebrations in Barbados.
On February 28th 2014, Barbados celebrated the 375th anniversary of our Parliament with a wonderful day of festivities! Here’s how we spent the day….
Join the Great Train Hike across Barbados, from the capital city Bridgetown to the north-east of the island!
Barbados has been featured in the TravelersInsights.com magazine for its recent designation as a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Barbados has a distinctly British heritage. The first English ship touched the islands shores in May 1625 and Barbados was claimed in the name of King James I. The English returned as settlers 2 years later and Barbados flew the British flag until becoming an independent nation in 1966. This was quite unusual as there was […]
Each Wednesday the historic Garrison area in Barbados comes alive with the “Changing Of The Sentry” ceremony! The event officially starts at 11:45 am but the crowd gathers earlier to mingle, enjoy the sweet steel pan music that fills the air, and get a good position to view the ceremony. The sound of the military band […]
For an island that’s just 166 square miles it’s amazing how much there is to in Barbados! Every day, and every night, the island is abuzz with activity and there truly is something for everyone. For sports fans there’s: cricket playing nearly every weekend polo season between January and April horseracing throughout the year motorsports, […]