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Historic Places of Interest in Barbados - Take a virtual tour of the historic places around the island!

Folkestone Marine Park & Museum - Folkestone Marine Park features a mature artificial reef purposefully formed by the sinking of the ship Stavronikita. There is a also a marine museum which is fun to visit!

Hackleton's Cliff - Hackleton's Cliff, in the parish of St.Joseph, rises almost perpendicularly within a few miles of the coastline and reaches a height of one thousand feet above sea-level.

Holetown - The first settlement in Barbados, Holetown, was originally named Jamestown, after it's benefactor, King James I of England.

Speightstown - Located along the north-west coast of Barbados, Speightstown is one of the islands major towns and boasts a long and intruiging history.

Mount Gay Rum Visitor Center - Discover the colourful history of Mount Gay Rum in Barbados.. then savour free tasting!

Bridgetown - Bridgetown is the capital and commercial centre and has a population of about 80 000. Bridgetown was originally named "Indian Bridge" for the rude bridge which had been constructed over the river (now known as the Careenage) by the Indians.

Bottom Bay Beach - Tucked away on the south coast, past the Crane Beach and Sam Lords Castle is Bottom Bay, a wide, expansive beach with smooth rolling waves riding onto shore.

Barbados Island Tours, Car Rentals and Taxis - All about getting around in Barbados! Let these experts introduce you to the real Barbados! Or rent a car and explore the island for yourself.

Motor Scooter Rentals - Rent a motor scooter for a great way to explore Barbados! Motor scooters require a small deposit and discounts are offered for seven-day rentals.

A Brief Chronology of Barbados History - Tracing the roots of Indigenous People far back it time. This provides a very brief account of major historical events

Relocating to Barbados - Information on relocating to Barbados, including permanent residence requirements, real estate, and much more.

How to dress in Barbados - What clothes and accessories to pack for your Barbados vacation and tips on Barbados dress.

Visitors Journal - Comedy, Storytelling and Memorable Moments! - This section contains visitors' Memorable Moments, letters and insight from visitors about theater, arts or whatever made their trip to Barbados one to remember and cherish.

Architectural Photogallery - Photogallery of Barbados Homes

Barbados Dive Operators - Barbados offers an array of both wreck and reef dive sites, and there are several well-trained, experienced and professional dive operators to lead you to them.

Holetown Monument - The Holetown Monument commemorates the first English landing in Barbados in 1625.

Cotton Tower Signal Station - Cotton Tower signal station was built in the 19th century by the British Military and was one of several signal stations across the island. The station offers wonderful views of the lush Scotland District and eastern coastline.

Independence Arch, Bridgetown, Barbados - The Independence Arch commemorate Barbados' 21st anniversary of Independence. It is located at the southern end of the Chamberlain Bridge in Bridgetown, the capital city of Barbados.

Chamberlain Bridge in Bridgetown, Barbados - The Chamberlain Bridge is located in the heart of the capital city of Bridgetown.

Bridgetown Boardwalk - Explore the Bridgetown Boardwalk (Wickham Lewis Boardwalk) which runs east-west along the waterfront through the capital city of Bridgetown.

Barbados Convenience Stores - When visiting Barbados it's good to know the location of nearby convenience stores where you can pick up snacks, grocery items and supplies. You'll find that there are many excellent convenience stores across the island. In addition to food items, most stock holiday essentials such as sunblock, sunglasses and toiletries.

Barbados Segway Tours - For a really unique way to experience the beauty of our island, try a Barbados segway tour!

Kensington Oval Cricket Ground - Kensington Oval is an international cricket ground which has hosted many historic matches over the years including being the first West Indian ground to host an English touring cricket team (in 1895).

Cricket Photogallery - Views of modern and historical cricket

Barbados Wedding Photographers - Let a professional wedding photographer capture amazing images as you share your love in paradise...

Air Tours and Inter-Island Tours - Unfortunately, no helicopter tours of Barbados are currently available. Why not hop over to one of the islands for a day trip, or spend a couple of days exploring the diversity of the Caribbean.

Barbados Adventure Tours - Not interested in the traditional island tours? Well there are plenty of other ways to see Barbados - take a safari, go on an underwater expedition, hike across the island, or sail with the pirates!

Barbados Heritage Tours - Barbados was born from sugar and rum, in the days when pirates roamed the sea; a history rich in wealth and folklore.

Barbados Sea and Submarine Tours - Barbados offers catamaran cruises, coastal tours, even submarine rides and cruises on the Jolly Roger pirate ship!

Barbados Custom Tours & Theme Holidays - Most of the Barbados tour operators will arrange special itineraries for your group. These may include: Pub Crawls, Biking, Hiking and Kayaking Tours, Sports, Religious activities, visits to Health spas and alternatives.

Barbados Customs & Duty Free Allowances - Information on duty free allowances for residents of Britain, Canada and the US and on restricted and prohibited items brought into Barbados.

Harry Bayley Observatory - Spend an evening star gazing in Barbados! Visit the local observatory for a chance to explore the heavens through a 16-inch Meade telescope.

Barbados Supermarkets, Grocery Stores and Farmers Markets - Find the best Barbados supermarkets and grocery stores as well as local fish and farmers markets.

Barbados Crops: Vegetables, provisions, livestock, sugar and cotton - Discover which crops are commonly grown in Barbados, along with livestock and dairy farming.

Arlington House Museum - Arlington House Museum is an 18th century house with three floors of exhibits and interactive features.

Visit to the Barbados chocolate factory - Join us as we explore the chocolate making process at the Agapey Chocolate Factory in Barbados and, of course, do some sampling!

Advice for visitors re chikungunya - Steps you can take to avoid being infected with the chikungunya virus.

Brighton Beach - For a relaxing day head to this quiet Barbados beach on the west coast of the island.

History of Bridgetown - Bridgetown is steeped in rich history, evidenced in some of the centuries old British colonial architecture which remains today.

Activities in Bridgetown - The island's capital is a center of activity, offering an experience for everyone to enjoy.

Shopping in Bridgetown - Looking for some retail therapy? Bridgetown is a shopper's paradise!

Accommodation Near Bridgetown - For those who want to be close to activities, shopping and historical sights, accommodation near to Bridgetown is the ideal choice for your Barbados holiday.

Barbados Cotton - Discover how Barbados produces some of the world's finest cotton - West Indian Sea Island Cotton.

Barbados Food Tours - One of the best ways to experience the culture of a city is through its food. You're specially invited on a delicious and fun Barbados food tour!

Coconuts Videos - How To Eat, Health Benefits, Meet The Vendors - See Barbados coconut vendors in action, learn how to eat a coconut, and discover the health benefits of coconuts.

Coconuts - Photogallery - Stunning photos of Barbados coconut trees and coconut fruits in the Caribbean

Barbados Walking Tours - Join a Barbados walking tour to discover the historic sites, food heritage, and hidden gems of our beautiful Caribbean island.

Shopping Tours - Join a Barbados shopping tour to discover the best local places to shop and purchase authentic local goods as well as international brands at duty-free prices.

Dover Beach - Dover Beach is located in middle of the popular St.Lawrence Gap, on the south coast of the island.

Education and Schools In Barbados - Barbados education and educational facilities - primary, secondary, schools, tertiary education, colleges, and university in Barbados.

Barbados Embassies & Consulates - List of embassies in Barbados

Barbados Currency - Information on the Barbados currency and use of credit & debit cards.

Barbados Horticulture: Open Gardens - Schedule of open gardens coordinated by the Barbados Horticultural Society. Come and see the tropical splendour of Barbados flora!

Barbados Travel Documents Required - Passports and Visas - Information on visas and passport requirements for your Barbados vacation.

Barbados Carnival Videos - Our videos capture the excitement, fun and revelry that form part of the Barbados Kadooment celebrations during the Crop Over summer festival. Come and celebrate jouvert in Barbados!

Run Barbados: Marathon and Road Race - The Run Barbados festival takes place annually on the first weekend in December.

Barbados Casinos and Gambling - Are there casinos in Barbados? Casino gambling is not legal in Barbados and there are no casinos on the island, however there are other legal forms of gambling.

Barbados Honeymoons - Dreaming of a Barbados honeymoon? See what romantic options are available in our lovely Caribbean island.

Barbados flag - Learn about the Barbados flag and buy a Barbados flag & accessories featuring the flag.

Barbados... Distinctively Charming - See videos that portray just how distinctively charming the Caribbean destination Barbados is...

Lantana Resort & Condos - Exquisite accommodation with lovely outdoor pool and spectacular terrace views.

Barbados Area Guide - De Heart Uh Barbados - Explore this charming central area of Barbados with it's natural wonders and rich cultural heritage.

Barbados beaches: Nude Bathing / Topless Beaches - In Barbados there are no nude beaches and all beaches are open to the public. Nude bathing is illegal on Barbados beaches.

Codrington College - Oldest Anglican theological college in Western Hemisphere.

Barbados Tourism Authority Offices - Contact information of the BTA offices in Barbados, North America, Uk and Europe

Horse Riding & Riding Tours - Explore Barbados on horseback! Local riding centres offer a variety of trail rides and exciting scenic rides along the beach for those with any level of experience.

Barbados Eco and Nature Tours - While natural beauty can be found on any Caribbean vacation, our lovely island of Barbados has many natural phenomena that are really quite unique.

Barbados Home and Gardens Tours - Come and explore the tropical gardens and lovely homes that can be found in abundance in Barbados!

Weston Beach - Calm waters and shaded sands await at this Barbados beach.

Barbados Medical Tourism - Barbados has long been reputed for it's warm climate and the health benefits associated with relaxation and convalescence.

Santosha Barbados - Enjoy the peaceful tranquility of this amazing property with incredible ocean views, swimming pool and jacuzzi, and barbecue.

Holetown Beach - Explore this lovely tropical beach which is perfect for swimming, sunbathing, beach walks and water sports.

Newton Slave Burial Ground - The earliest and largest undisturbed plantation slave cemetery found in the New World.

Government of Barbados - Government profile, poilitcal parties and ministers of government

Things to Know About Barbados - Things to know when planning a trip to Barbados!

Barbados For Free: Fun, free things to do on the island! - Some people think that vacationing in Barbados is very expensive, but here are some amazing fun FREE things to enjoy on the island.

Holetown Festival - This festival commemorates the landing of the first settlers to Barbados at Holetown, St. James in February 1627. Highlights include street fairs, the Royal Barbados Police Band Concert, a musical Festival in the historic Parish Church, and a Beauty Show.

Caribbean Cruises: Cruising to Barbados! - Cruise the Caribbean and discover Barbados! We have a number of suggestions for cruise ship visitors to the island - from tours to motor scooter rentals, duty-free shopping to onshore weddings!

Barbados Sailing: Catamaran Charters and Sailing Tours - There are several Barbados yachts and catamarans available for charters. You can join a scheduled cruise or customise your own personal sailing tour.

Barbados Fishing Operators - Game Fishing/Sports Fishing - Barbados fishing operators offer deep sea fishing and coastal tours off the coast of Barbados. Most include refreshment, equipment and transportation

Chattel Village, Holetown - The Chattel Village is a colourful collection of shops located in the popular west coast town of Holetown. The shops are set in lovely tropical gardens making for scenic shopping and browsing.

Barbados Beaches Photo Gallery - The Barbados beaches photogallery interactively showcases beaches from this tropical Caribbean island.

Photo Gallery of Barbados Carnival - See exciting photos of the Barbados carnival and jouvert celebrations as part of the Crop Over summer festival!

Scheduled and Charter Flights to Barbados and Flying Times - A number of international airlines provide scheduled and charter flights to Barbados. In addition there are several smaller airlines which link Barbados with the Caribbean and South America.

Getaway Vacation Packages to Barbados - Barbados truly is a unique Caribbean paradise, surprisingly sophisticated, friendly, fun and charming. We've got getaway vacation packages to suit every taste!

Musical Tours and Jazz Vacations in Barbados - The Caribbean island of Barbados offers a wealth of musical tours and events, and is a fantastic destination for Jazz fans.

Black Culture Tours - A Caribbean vacation to Barbados is an ideal opportunity to gain an appreciation of black culture and heritage.

Agrofest in Barbados - an experience to remember! - Experience the excitement of a trip to the annual Agro-fest exhibition in Queen's Park, Barbados.

Barbados Dune Buggy Tours - Looking for dune buggy tours in Barbados? Here are our recommendations.

Travelling From Nigeria to Barbados - Traveling from Nigeria to Barbados and wondering if you need a visa? Looking for somewhere to stay? Weve got the answers...

Rihanna - 'Ri Ri' - Barbados' biggest celebrity - Meet Rihanna, who was born and grew up in Barbados, yet another extraordinary Barbadian.

Swim with the Turtles in Barbados - OK, so maybe we don't have any dolphins in Barbados, but you can still have an experience of a lifetime as you swim with the sea turtles! So come swim with and feed the friendly turtles - right in the Caribbean Sea!

Barbados weather forecast - Get the 5 day weather forecast for Barbados

Barbados Airports and Seaports - View the locations and more information on Barbados' international airport and seaports.

Restaurants - Barbados Finest Cuisine - Discover the very best restaurants in Barbados!

Barbados Green Monkey - The green monkeys found in Barbados originally came from Senegal and the Gambia in West Africa approximately 350 years ago. itube video

Barbados Business - Detailed information and guidance on doing business in Barbados.

Barbados Boogie Boarding / Body Surfing - With an array of beaches and warm, clear waters Barbados is an ideal spot for boogie boarding.

Smoking in public places in Barbados - Smoking is not permitted in public places in Barbados.

Barbados Guestbook - Enter your comments about Barbados and/or this website in our Barbados Guestbook!

Barbados Animals and Wildlife - Discover the animals of Barbados including sea turtles, green monkeys, black belly sheep and pelicans.

Christmas in Barbados - A Caribbean Christmas poem, the Barbados Christmas Parade, and the flowers of Christmas (Poinsettia, Snow on the Mountain, and Christmas Candles).

Barbados Waverunner (Jetski) Rentals - Explore the beautiful coastal waters of Barbados by Waverunner (Jet ski). Rent a jetski in Barbados for an exciting holiday experience!

Kayaking in Barbados - Explore Barbados by kayak! Enjoy a fascinating experience in the warm tropical breezes as you glide across the crystal clear Caribbean waters and past white sandy beaches...

Barbados Beaches By Map - Explore Barbados beaches by map! Tranquil Barbados beaches on the west, lively surf on the south and rugged beauty on the east and north.

Barbados Staycations - Barbados Staycations offer exceptional value. Vacation at home and save with a Barbados staycation!

Barbados Wedding Planners - Let a local professional assist you through the process of planning your dream Barbados wedding.

Lemon Arbour Barbados - Lemon Arbour (officially called The Village Bar) is one of those popular local hang-out spots that you simply must try during your Barbados vacation!

Barbados Pelicans - The pelican is featured on the national Coat of Arms of Barbados. Up until the 1950's Pelican Island existed as a small island off the west coast of Barbados

Bowling in Barbados - Bowling in Barbados? Yes it's true! The air-conditioned Bowling Centre at Casa Grande Hotel offers 8 lanes and is configured for 10 pin bowling.

Barbados Guesthouses - Barbados Guesthouses offer the perfect escape - whether you are looking for a quiet Caribbean holiday or a couple of days of fun and adventure!

Barbados Golf - Barbados is an ideal location for golf and the perfect vacation spot for both serious and casual golfers.

Barbados Golf Courses - Barbados boasts some of the best golf courses in the Caribbean, many with stunning vistas of the Caribbean coastline. Our reputation as a golfing destination has been steadily growing and was further enhanced with the hosting of the World Golf Championships World Cup.

Barbados Kitesurfing - Barbados has the most ideal kitesurfing beach possible - a gorgeous, tropical, mile long beach with slightly onshore winds!

Barbados Weddings: Getting Married In Barbados - Begin your most important beginning in Paradise! Barbados wedding requirements are minimal and island weddings can be easily arranged.

Barbados Beach Living Vacations - Barbados beach living options include: beach cottages and Villa hotels, luxury beach front hotels with full hotel service, rugged east coast living with stunning seascapes, board surfing, waves, rocks and sand.

Group Vacations in Barbados - Barbados is a wonderful Caribbean group vacation destination, offering great travel and hotel rates. It's just perfect for a wide range of travel groups, like sports teams, families and businesses.

Barbados Public Transport - Buses, ZRs, Vans and Minibuses - Getting Around - Barbados public transport options in the form of buses, mini buses and vans make getting around the island very easy. Click for bus schedules and more info.

Barbados Jobs - Work Permits, Working in Barbados and Job Opportunities - Find out about Barbados jobs and working in Barbados including work permit requirements, employment and local job opportunities.

Barbados Food: Cutters - Barbados cutters are sort of like sandwiches.. only much much better!

Barbados nightlife - nightclubs, dinner shows, romantic dining - Barbados nightlife is extremely varied offering dinner shows, romantic cruises, nightclubs, bands, concerts, fine dining and much much more!

Barbados Insurance Companies - Find out more the practice of insurance companies in Barbados.

Barbados Duty-Free Shopping: Music, Cameras and Watches - Barbados duty free shops offer an impressive range of music, electronics, cameras and watches at a fraction of the cost you would pay at home.

Barbados National Heroes - Ten outstanding Barbadians are recognized as National Heroes for their roles in positively changing Barbados. In their honour April 28th is celebrated each year as National Heroes Day.

Barbados Airport Departures - View flights scheduled for departure from the Barbados airport.

Barbados Traditions and Culture - Learn about the intruiging cultural traditions of Barbados including the tuk band, Landship, road tennis and local festivals.

Barbados Recipes and Foods - Traditional Barbados food, dishes and rum recipes!

Barbados All Inclusive Resorts & Holidays - Barbados offers the ultimate in all inclusive vacations, with vacation resorts paired with your choice of island activities.

Snakes in Barbados? Not really, just the world's smallest - Are there snakes in Barbados? Actually the world's smallest snake is found here but there are few others.

Barbados Banks and ATMs/ABMs - Barbados has an extensive network of banks with ATMs conveniently located across the island.

Barbados Songs - Hear songs about Barbados and performed or written by Barbados artists.

Barbados Taxes - Learn what taxes are charged in Barbados.

Barbados Karaoke Events - See when and where karaoke are being held in Barbados.

Barbados Reggae Festival - Barbados Reggae Festival is an annual reggae showcase typically comprising of 4 massive events.

Barbados Videos - Experience the excitement of a Barbados vacation with this selection of Barbados videos showcasing our lovely beaches, fun attractions & activities and friendly people.

Barbados Coffee Shops - Find the best Barbados coffee shops where you can enjoy delicious coffee island style!

Barbados Waterparks - There are currently no traditional waterparks in Barbados. However, there are some interesting alternatives.

Barbados Hobie Cat Rides - Experience the thrill of sailing the Barbados coastline with a Hobie cat cruise!

Barbados Recipes: Rice and Peas - Learn the secrets of making delicious rice and peas.. the Barbados way.

Barbados Recipes: Conkies - Learn the secrets of the best Barbados conkies recipes!

West Indies Rum Distillery, Barbados - Discover where in Barbados some of the world's best rums are created, including Malibu, Cockspur and Blue Chair Bay Rum.

Barbados Murals: Art in Paradise - Connect with the culture of Barbados as you discover the inspiring colourful murals across the island.

Easter Traditions In Barbados - See how Easter is celebrated in Barbados: the traditions, cuisine and local superstitions.

Barbados Batik: Art in Paradise - Discover the beautiful batik artwork and clothing created by Barbados artists.

Barbados & Seaweed - Learn about how beaches in Barbados, the Caribbean and Mexico were affected by the presence of excessive amounts of Sargassum seaweed.

Barbados Boutique Hotels - Barbados boutique hotels offer luxurious indulgence while remaining unpretentious and full of Caribbean charm.

Barbados By Drone - Barbados drone videos giving you an exciting and unique view of our Caribbean island.

Zika Virus In Barbados - Several governments have issued travel warnings for countries in which the presence of the Zika virus has been confirmed. Barbados is among these countries.

Best Barbados Beach Views - Be thrilled by the most stunning beach views in Barbados.

Flamboyant trees in full bloom in Barbados - Every summer, between May and September, the Barbados landscape becomes a cascade of red, orange and yellow... the Flamboyant trees are in full bloom!

What's On In Barbados - Event Calendar - Complete calendar of events for Barbados - dining, music festivals (jazz,opera), sports, art and crafts, carnival, Crop Over and many more Barbados activities.

Barbados Forts - Discover the fortifications that once protected Barbados from attack by colonial powers.

Barbados Beaches with Lifeguards - Quickly find Barbados beaches with lifeguards. These beaches are the perfect choice if you are not a strong swimmer or if you are travelling with children.

Barbados Football Events - See when and where football events are being held in Barbados.

Barbados Art & Painting Events - See when and where painting events are being held in Barbados.

Top Barbados Travel Apps: Install These Before Your Trip - Be sure to install these Barbados travel apps to make the most of your vacation. Save, stay safe and have fun in Barbados.

Top 5 Barbados Sweet Treats - Bajans love sweet treats! Everyone can enjoy an indulgence in moderation, here are some of our favourites!

Things to do and see in Barbados - Barbados sightseeing and activities! A complete index of all places of interest, activites and events in Barbados! Sports and recreation, entertainment, arts and crafts, music, events, photo gallery, activities, maps, Island Explorer, places of interest, do, see, scenic points, museums, nightlife, entertainment, vacations, holidays, eco-tourism, island tours, tours, cruises, cruising, sailing, sports fishing, golf, Crop Over, scuba, watersports, diving, safari, car rentals.

Sun, Sea and Slams Bridge Tournament -

Active Vacations: Where to stay and what to do - If you're looking for an active, adventure vacation Barbados is just the place!

Where to Stay in Barbados - Barbados hotels, apartments, guest houses, villas and cottages.

Barbados Drinks/Recipies - Recipes for some of the most popular Barbadian drinks - Rum Punch, Rum Cocktail, Punch a Creme and Caribbean Cocktail!

Barbados Apartments Search - Find vacation apartments and apartment hotels matching your travel needs!

Quayside Centre, Barbados - Quayside Centre, located on the south coast of the island opposite Accra Beach, features many restaurants and shops.

Rest and Relaxation in Barbados - When you are in need of a truly restful and relaxing vacation we have the hotel or retreat of your dreams!

Barbados Webcams - Webcams give you a real-time view of our lovely island. Enjoy!

Barbados Recipes: Macaroni Pie (Macaroni and Cheese) - Imagine the best macaroni and cheese you've ever had... Bajan macaroni pie is the tastiest.

Barbados Beyond The Beach - Step beyond the beautiful beaches for adventure, culinary delights, a rich heritage, partying Caribbean-style, and island romance!

Barbados Recipes: Jug Jug - A traditional Christmas dish made from peas and guinea corn flour.

Barbados Music: Steel Pan / Steel Band - The melodic sounds of the steel pans blend beautifully with the laid back lifestyle of the Caribbean but you may be surprised at the wide variety of genres that are played on steel pan.

Coconut Vendor: Opening Coconuts - Story of the Coconut Vendor - Character, skill and refreshment

Natural Heritage - Links to miscellaneous pages on heritage

Barbados Museums - Visit a local museum to learn more about our history, heritage and culture.

Barbados USA Ties - Bill Clinton is not the first American President to sleep in Barbados. President Reagan spent a few nights here and George Washington stayed here for six weeks. He visited the island in 1751 in the company of his half-brother Lawrence who had made the six week voyage from the Potomac for health reasons. Nineteen at the time, it was Washington's only trip abroad.

Fun Facts - Did You Know - Check list of Fun facts on history and folklore.

Drax Hall - Historic Jacobean Building built by the Drax Brothers. One of Three Remaining in the western Hemisphere.

Limegrove Lifestyle Centre - A luxurious shopping centre and home to several restaurants, bars and cinemas.

Morgan Lewis Mill - Morgan Lewis is one of the only two intact and restored sugar mills in the Caribbean. The other is at Betty's Hope Estate on one of our sister islands, Antigua.

Oistins - Oistins is a major Barbados fishing community with a modern fishing market and a popular fish fry on weekends. Oistins is a town with great commercial and historical value to Barbados.

St. James Parish Church - St. James Parish Church is among the four oldest surviving churches in Barbados and is located near the site of the island's first settlement in Holetown.

St. Nicholas Abbey - Historic Jacobean Home. St.Nicholas Abbey is not without its tale of tragedy! Yeamans and Berringer feud over Love Interest.

Sam Lords Castle - Located in the parish of St.Philip, Sam Lord's Castle is a beautiful Georgian mansion built in 1820 by the notorious buccaneer Samuel Hall Lord.

Emancipation Statue (also known as Bussa) - This statue, the work of Barbados' best known sculptor Karl Broodhagen, commemorates the emancipation of the slaves in Barbados.

St. Philip Parish Church - One of several historic Anglican churches on the island.

St. Lucy Parish Church - The first St.Lucy parish church was built of wood in 1627 and this was followed by a stone structure in 1741.

Open House Programme - BARBADOS NATIONAL TRUST: On Wednesday afternoons, January-April, from 2.30 - 5.30 pm, the Trust invites you to visit private homes of architectural or historical interest. Come spend an afternoon in some of the island's loveliest homes!

Banks Hockey Festival - Open to men's and women's Field Hockey Clubs from around the world.

Shopping - List of all Barbados Shops with links to online shopping.

Artists of Barbados - Barbados is an island filled with artistic talent .... from skilled local potters at work fashioning their wares as has been done for centuries, to modern fashion designers and abstract artists.

Travel Flights and Schedules - Flying Times From Major Cities to Barbados. Scheduled and Charter Flights to Barbados.

Barbados Weather and Climate Conditions - Current Barbados weather conditions, information on the seasons, temperatures, hurricanes and storms.

Barbados Self Catering Hotels and Apartments - Barbados vacations apartments, as well as larger apartment hotels, are perfect for families and long-stay visitors as they typically include self-catering facilities.

The 7 Wonders of Barbados - Barbados has a number of sites of historical, architectural and natural interest and it is these that make Barbados special and unique! Most people know of the Seven Wonders of the World..... here is your chance to discover the "Seven Wonders of Barbados"!

Points of interest - There's so much to discover about this island - from the historic homes and buildings that tell the story of our past, to the underground wonder of our natural caves. You will see our natural beauty in the tropical flowers that bloom around you and the breathtaking landscapes and seascapes that abound.

Barbados Health Facilities and Alternative Health - Health care facilities in Barbados, Prescriptions filling, and vaccinations for travellers to the island.

The Baobab Tree - Two magnificent baobab trees with possibly the widest tree-trunks to be found in the Caribbean, grow in Barbados!

Roman Catholic Church in Barbados - Today, Catholics make up approximately four percent of church goers and there are 5 Roman Catholic Churches in Barbados.

Oistins Fish Fry - Oistins historic port and fishing Village cateers to locals and tourists with open CoalPot BBQs, rum shops and music. Mingle with Bajans for a fun night at great value.

Barbados Concierge Services & Destination Management - Let destination management service companies in Barbados make all the arrangements for your trip ... all you have to do is show up! Services include car rentals, accommodation, island tours, sightseeing, trips, activities, parties, functions, and more.

Function and Event Planning - Local destination management companies offer a wide range of services to meet your group, corporate or personal needs incl. event & function planning, conferences, group bookings and weddings.

Cuban Monument - On the west coast of Barbados, in the Paynes Bay area, you will find this monument, dedicated to the victims of a 1976 bombing of a Cuban civilian airliner.

The Monkey-Doodles Picnic - in a Barbados Banana Patch! - The words of this long-lived popular classic children's song "The Teddy Bears Picnic" have been modified to suit our Barbados way of life!

Trips from Barbados around the Caribbean - While vacationing in Barbados, take the opportunity to explore some of the other islands in the Caribbean. The islands are very different, with each having unique features - from the waterfalls of Dominica to the Piton mountains and sulphur springs of St.Lucia; the Amerindian culture of Guyana to the breathtaking natural beauty and bio-diversity of Tobago!

The Bayshore Complex - The Bayshore Complex - for shopping, entertainment, dining on the outskirts of Bridgetown city.

Barbados Maps - Island maps including major cities and towns and satellite views.

Barbados Thrills - Want some excitement on your Caribbean vacation? Looking for an activity that requires a bit of daring? Well Barbados has got just what you're looking - from powerboat rides to ATV Tours!

The Concorde Experience - You, too, can fly an aeroplane! Not just any plane but the most graceful and elegant plane ever created. And you can do it in Barbados, in the new hi-tech Museum dubbed 'The Concorde Experience'. It is not to be missed, for it is truly an adventure.

Barbados Games: Discover the island before your Barbados holiday! - Are you planning to visit Barbados? Well then here's a chance to get to know a bit about the island before you arrive! These Barbados games are a fun and exciting way to learn about our island paradise, even before your Barbados holiday begins!

Blackmans Gully and Bridge - Blackmans Gully is part of an islandwide series of gullies that form a vital part of our ecosystem. Overlooking the gully is Blackmans Bridge which dates back to before 1682!

Queens Park - Queens Park Barbados located in the capital city Bridgetown - enjoy the park, art gallery and Barbados solar house.

Ilaro Court - Ilaro Court is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Barbados.The grounds of Ilaro Court are beautifully maintained and play host to a number of social and cultural events throughout the year. While not generally open to the public, the house is occasionally opened as part of the Barbados National Trust Open House Programme.

Needhams Point lighthouse - Needhams Point lighthouse is situated in the grounds of the Hilton Barbados hotel on the south-west coast of the island. It is the second oldest lighthouse in Barbados dating back to 1855.

Barbados Dolphin Fountain - This Dolphin Fountain is located in the capital city of Bridgetown at the eastern end of Broad Street. This fountain, which was opened in 1865, commemorates the introduction of piped water to Bridgetown in March 1861.

Barbados Bearded Fig Tree - The name "Barbados" is believed to have its origins with the Bearded Fig Tree. The Portuguese sighted Barbados in 1536 en route to Brazil and referred to the island as Los Barbados or the Bearded Ones presumably after the fig trees found on the island.

Barbados Signal Stations - Due to their elevated location these signal stations offer spectacular views of the island. Gun Hill Signal Station, located in the center of the island commands amazing views of the south and west coasts in particular, while Grenade Hall and Cotton Tower offer vistas on the east coast.

Nidhe Israel Museum (Jewish Museum) - The Nidhe Israel Museum is located next to the synagogue in the capital city of Bridgetown. The museum traces Jewish history in Barbados dating back to the arrival of the earliest Jews in 1628 and highlights their contribution to Barbadian society.

Barbados Cenotaph - This Barbados Cenotaph is located in the capital city of Bridgetown. The monument was originally constructed in 1925 to commemorate those who died during World War I.

Independence Square, Barbados - Independence Square is located on the waterfront in the heart of the capital city of Bridgetown and is a lovely spot to relax and take in the sights and sounds.

Culpepper Island, Barbados - Culpepper Island is a small uninhabited island located off the south-eastern coast of Barbados, near to Ragged Point.

Barbados polo - Polo is played to a high level in Barbados, with several first-class matches between the Barbados team and visiting international teams throughout the year.

UNESCO World Heritage Designation - Historic Bridgetown, Barbados and its Garrison Area was added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 2011. UNESCO cited it as an example of well preserved colonial architecture, that attests to the history and cultural at the start of Great Britain's Atlantic colonial empire. Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison (2011)

Atlantis Submarines - Atlantis Submarines Barbados promises an amazing experience where you can create unforgettable memories on our unique underwater adventure. The award winning Atlantis submarine tour is one of the most highly recommended attractions in Barbados.

Barbados Heritage Vacations - Interested in Caribbean historic travel and tours? Barbados has a rich history and has preserved and restored many of its historic buildings

Barbados Hotels By Name - Find the very best Barbados hotels listed by name and clickable to hotel websites for more information and bookings.

Barbados Self Catering Apartments & Hotels By Name - Find the best Barbados self-catering apartments and apartment hotels listed by name and clickable to apartment websites for more information and bookings.

Barbados Safety Tips - Security precautions, water safety, sun & mosquito protection, illegal activities.

Barbados Cigars - Barbados cigars are manufactured at the Caribbean Cigar Company, located at Pelican Village in the capital city Bridgetown.

Foursquare Rum Distillery and Heritage Park - Visit this working rum factory for a self-guided tour and of course a sampling of their amazing rums!

Screw Dock - This historic dry dock used screw-lifting mechanisms to raise boats out of the water for repair in the late 19th century.

Fast Track Arrival Service at Barbados Airport - Fast track through immigration and customs on arrival in Barbados.

Trevor's Way, Barbados - A Scenic Spot - Discover this scenic oasis located on the outskirts of bustling Bridgetown.

Go Karting in Barbados - Experience the thrill of go karting at the Bushy Park's racing circuit at speeds of up to 50mph!

Shopping Malls - Discover the best shopping malls in Barbados, including duty-free stores and the favourite shops of local shoppers.

Heroes Square - This square in the heart of Barbados' capital city Bridgetown dates back to the early 1800's, when it was known as Trafalgar Square.

St. Lawrence Gap - Explore the exciting St. Lawrence Gap and Dover areas - offering nightlife, activities, shopping, restaurants and accommodation.

Three Houses Park - Three Houses Park, Barbados is a very popular picnic spot and includes children's playground and a natural pool.

The Coconut Marathon man explains coconut water as a sports drink - Caribbean Coconut Water helps sustain Keith on his marathon runs. Read his account of running on coconuts: Keith Cumberbatch of Barbados

Coconuts Island - Coconut Health Benefits and Nutrition - Caribbean Coconut Water and meat contain some of the best natural electrolytes. Used by runners like Keith Cumberbatch of Barbados. Says the nuts and water from the Caribbean Coconuts Islands are superior.

Barbados Print and Broadcast Media - Barbados Daily Newspapers, Television and Radio Stations

Barbados Excursions For Cruise Passengers - If you are visiting Barbados as part of a Caribbean cruise, you are sure to be delighted with the range of tours and activities available to you.

Street Vendor - Debro - Barbados Street Vendor Selling Tropical Ripe Fruit and Vegetables - "Good furya Darling"

Sugar and Rum - Sugar has been an ideal crop for Barbados. White gold as it was called, produced great wealth, fame and stature for the island

Chattel Houses - The Chattel House was originally the design of the plantation workers home.

Churches, Religion and Places of Worship - Churches and Religion. Maps and information on Parish Churches and Denominations.

Barbados: National Emblems - Information on the Barbados Flag, Coat of Arms, National Anthem, National Pledge, and National Flower.

Jacobean - Barbados is the home of two of the three remaining "Jacobean Mansions" left in the Western hemisphere. Built in the 1650's the BTE has pleasure in acknowledging these two architectural delights as part of our "Seven Wonders of Barbados". National Anthem, for the first time.

Barbados Holidays - Little England - a heritage of architecture and society

Key Facts - Check list of important facts on Barbados

National Anthem - Text and Audio of National Anthem

Banks Beer Brewery - There's nothing quite like relaxing in the warm Barbados sunshine with an ice cold beer in your hand. And the beer of choice in Barbados is our very own brew - Banks Beer!

Garrison Savannah & Cannon Collection - The Caribbean is still full of secrets. One recently revealed is that Barbados has the world's rarest collection of 17th century English iron cannon.

St. George Parish Church - Main Features : architecture is less Gothic and more Georgian, magnificent alter painting - "The Resurrection", monumental sculpture.

St. John Parish Church - Main Features : Churchyard contains body of Ferdinand Paleologus (descendant of Constantine), Westmascott statue, spectacular view of East Coast, gravesite of former prime minister.

Sharon Moravian Church - Sharon Moravian Church remains as one of the few eighteenth century edifices of Barbados unspoilt by any alterations or modifications.

Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum - This museum is a permanent record of how sugar was produced in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Barbados Museum - The Barbados Museum, located at the Garrison, is housed in the former British Military Prison. It is also a useful genealogy research resource.

Tyrol Cot - Tyrol Cot was the home of Sir Grantley Adams, the first premier of Barbados. The house is flanked by The Heritage Village, a 'living museum' comprised of a number of attractive Chattel Houses, each of which displays the work of traditional craftsmen and artists.

Grenade Hall Signal Station - The signal station offers amazing views of the island. When you're through exploring the signal station, follow the paths through the Grenade Hall Forest and discover the healing powers of many of the plants found there.

St. Joseph Parish Church - Main features : stained glass windows, view of East Coast.

St. Patricks Cathedral - Catholic cathedral on the outskirts of the capital city.

St. Thomas Parish Church - Main Features : Like the St.Peter Parish Church, the St.Thomas Church is less Gothic than was the norm in the mid-nineteenth century.

St. Peter Parish Church - St.Peter was one of the six original parishes and its first church was built in 1629.

Barbados Picture Gallery - Barbados Picture Gallery - Landscapes, Buildings, Plants, Flowers, People, Art, Beaches, Activities, Sports

Barbados Finest Hotels - Discover the very best hotels in Barbados.

Barbados Hotel Search - Quickly find Barbados accommodation matching your criteria!

Barbados Finest Apartments - Discover the best Barbados vacation apartments and apartment hotels

Barbados: Luxury villas and cottages - Locate the very best of Barbados' luxury villas and cottages and make online bookings through reputable and experienced agents.

Travel Information - Information on travel documents including passports and visas, along with immigration information.

Barbados Hotels - Find Barbados accommodation quickly and easily with this listing of Barbados hotels, with the very finest hotels highlighted!

Barbados Sports, Activities and Recreation - Discover the sports and recreational activities available in Barbados. Sports and recreation events in Barbados include golf, diving, sailing, windsurfing, surfing, cricket, riding and more!

Barbados Real Estate - Real Estate Guide and Real Estate Agents

Electricity in Barbados - Information on electrical voltage, plug types, and adapters.

Barbados hotel wedding and honeymoon packages! - Special Barbados weddings and honeymoons packages are offered at these Barbados hotels! Begin your most important beginning in Paradise!

Barbados Communications and Legal Services - Barbados Business Services - Communications, Internet Access, and Legal Services

Cycling and Mountainbiking in Barbados - Lovely landscapes and sunny skies make Barbados the perfect spot for cycling and mountain biking.

Diving in Barbados - Barbados offers an array of both wreck and reef dive sites. The fringes and reefs found off Barbados blossom with healthy sponges, coral and plant life. Explore them all by taking a dive trip while on holiday.

Barbados Guest Houses - Listings of guest houses and bed and breakfasts by name, size, location, facilities and rates.

Personal Drivers - Relax and enjoy your Barbados vacation with the convenience of a personal driver at your service!

Huntes Gardens, Barbados - Hunte's Gardens, Barbados are located in the lush countryside and feature a spectacular array of tropical flowers, trees, plants and foliage. An eco traveller's dream!

Harrison Point lighthouse - Harrison Point lighthouse is situated in the north-west of Barbados in the parish of St. Lucy. Built in 1925, Harrison Point is the youngest of Barbados' four lighthouses.

South Point Lighthouse - South Point lighthouse was assembled in Barbados in 1852, having been shown at Londons Great Exhibition the previous year.

Government House - Government House was built in 1702 and was the official residence of the Governor of Barbados. The home is now the official residence of the Governor General, who acts as the local representative for the Head of State Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Barbados National Archives (Department of Archives) - The Barbados National Archives is a very useful source of information for persons conducting genealogical research.

Barbados Car Rentals - Barbados car rental companies offer a range of hired cars including jeeps, SUVs, luxury sedans, small cars and mokes.

Barbados Restaurants listed by name - Find all the very best Barbados restaurants.

Parish of St. Thomas - Located in the center of Barbados, St. Thomas is a fun-lover's dream... explore underground caves, traverse tropical gardens and a stunning gully, see local potters at work or play minigolf.

Post Offices - Barbados has a wide network of post offices located across the island, ensuring prompt delivery of mail islandwide.

Barbados Insects - The good news is that there are no poisonous insects in Barbados. There are however, a few annoying creatures.

Barbados Reptiles and Amphibians - Meet the various reptile and amphibian species that call Barbados home.

Castaways Restaurant (formerly Bellinis) - Located on a Mediterranean style verandah overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Castaways serves up a wide range of dishes in an inviting and casual setting.

Barbados Duty Free Allowances - Information on Duty Free Allowances for residents of Britain, Canada and the US visiting Barbados.

Freights Bay - Explore Freights Bay, a sheltered bay nestled near the southern tip of Barbados with panoramic views and excellent surfing conditions.

Bay Street Area Guide - Explore this eclectic street that blends an intriguing past with authentic local charm and progressive development.

Crop Over Calendar - See the Crop Over calendar of events including the cavalcades and major Crop Over events.

Crop Over Festival - The highlight of the Annual Cultural Calendar is the Crop Over Festival. This Festival originated on the sugar plantation as a means of celebrating the end of the sugar cane harvest season. The Crop Over Festival was reviewed in 1974 after a period of depression and involves community participation in fairs, concerts, cart parades and other cultural activities with an integral component being the Calypso Competition and crowning of the Calypso Monarch.

Radisson Aquatica Resort - Lovely beachfront resort with pool, gym, restaurant, business & meeting facilities and gift shop.

River Bay - A North Coast Stop off. Dry river bed, interesting walks and topolgy.

Barbados Timeshare Properties - See the resorts offering timeshare in Barbados. Barbados is an excellent choice as a timeshare destination because of the limited number of timeshare resorts on the island and the establishment of Barbados as a top-class Caribbean destination.

Hastings Rocks, Barbados - Hastings Rocks Barbados is a great stop along the boardwalk, offering fantastic views and recreation facilities. Be sure to visit Hastings Rocks during your Barbados vacation!

Bay Street Esplanade - The Bay Street Esplanade, Barbados offers amazing views, running alongside Brownes Beach and overlooking Carlisle Bay. Stop by the Bay Street Esplanade during your Barbados vacation!

Lord Nelson Statue - At the top of Broad Street in the capital city of Bridgetown stands this bronze statue of Admiral Lord Nelson.The statue predates Nelson Column in Trafalgar Square in London by nearly 30 years.

Barbados Golf Vacations and Resorts - Barbados is an ideal Caribbean golf vacation destination, with several top-class golf courses and resorts, and many great Golf Vacation deals!

Luxury Vacations in Barbados - For a true, top luxury vacation the Caribbean island of Barbados is the ideal retreat.

Barbados WifFi Acccess - WiFi access is widely available across the island. Barbados has plans to cover the entire island with WiFi internet access - "from bus stop to rum shop"!

Barbados Festivals - Discover the top Barbados festivals including carnival (Crop Over), the open gardens and open houses and the Holetown and Oistins festivals.

Barbados Food and Wine and Rum Festival - Enjoy delicious cuisine and cooking demonstrations from top international chefs as well as wine tastings and rum tours.

Church Village Green - Be sure to stop by Church Village Green at the eastern end of Bridgetown, a small park that is an oasis in the bustling city.

Smitons Bay - On the north-west coast of the island is the lovely Smitons Bay, a quiet shaded beach that beckons you to stop and stay a while.

Best Sunset Views Barbados Beaches - Enjoy watching spectacular Caribbean sunsets? We've selected the top beaches on the island where you can get the best sunset views.

Best Barbados Snorkeling Beaches - Love snorkeling or just wanting to try the experience in beauful Barbados? We've shortlisted the island's top beaches for snorkeling.

What to drink in Barbados - Our top picks for quenching your thirst, and lifting your spirits, in Barbados.

Best Picnic Beaches in Barbados - Best picnic beaches in Barbados for good times with family and friends! Enjoy plenty fun and frolic or simply sit back and relax at these top picnic spots!

Duty Free Shopping - Go duty free shopping in Barbados for incredible savings on top brands and designer products.

Barbados Fishing - a way of life - Meet the fisherman and women that catch the fish and sell them in the markets. The people of the sea, descendants of the Africans, the Caribs and the Arawaks, living close to nature in the land they love.

Tidal Pools - Inshore reefs and tidal pools like this one on the Hastings Coast, north of the Ocean View Hotel, are important grounds for the men who cast nets, set fish traps and spear fish to feed their families.

Flying Fish - Flying fish, which are common to most tropical seas, are found in the warm waters surrounding Barbados.

Geological Heritage - We plan to be adding interesting geological information about the formation of Barbados which was actually two islands that merged into one

Barbados Architecture Heritage - Our tiny island is an architectural delight of old and new, of elegance and simplicity, of history and tradition preserved and repeated through the years.

Scenic Lookout Spots Around Barbados - Click your way to the best views of the island with this map

Barbados Plants, Flowers and Vegetation - Links to major plants, flowers, trees - picture gallery

Barbados Wildlife Reserve - Visitors are offered a unique opportunity to stroll freely through the Reserve, which is primarily a monkey sanctuary. There are few cages and the animals can be observed as they eat, play and interact with the other animals. Other animals that can be found at the Reserve are ducks, turtles, tortoises, birds, peacocks, otters, racoons, agouti, and deer.

Crane Beach - Crane Beach, originally a harbour, is considered by many to be one of the island's most beautiful beaches.

Farley Hill - Building of Farley Hill house began in 1818, with additional rooms being added over the next 50 years. It eventually grew to be regarded as the most impressive mansion in Barbados.

Flower Forest - The Flower Forest is a tropical paradise located in the heart of the Barbados countryside! This botanical garden is home to a multitude of majestic palms, colourful shrubs and tropical flowers.

Gun Hill Signal Station - The finest of a series of signal stations built in 1818. These stations sighted ships approaching Barbados and signaled to each other in warning of the approaching vessel.

Barbados Cinemas and Drive-In - Enjoy a movie or two while in Barbados! Local cinemas range from a modern multiplex cinema to an oldtime drive-in!

Where is Barbados - That's a question we get asked quite a lot. Luckily since this is our home we are perfectly placed to give you the answer....

Barbados Renewal of Vows Ceremonies and Weddings - Whether you're celebrating a lifetime of memories with the one you love, or you wish to rekindle your romance, the tropical setting of Barbados is the ideal spot to say "I do" all over again!

Jewish Synagogue - The Bridgetown Jewish Synagogue is a Barbados National Trust protected building and an active synagogue.

The Barbados Boardwalk - Join a virtual tour of the Barbados Boardwalk on the south coast of the island.

Barbados Jazz Festival - Bringing together in tropical ambience some of the world best talent in an explosion of Jazz in its unending possibilities of sound fusion.

Holder's Season - Founded in 1993, the Holders Season is established as the premier cultural event in the Caribbean. Acclaimed nationally and internationally, the season is a celebration of opera, music and theatre. The production always plays to capacity houses and its high artistic standard draws audiences from around the world.

Oistins Fish Festival - The Oistins Fish Festival celebrates the life and contribution made by this fishing town to the overall development of the island. The programme includes fishing, racing, fish boning competitions, a Coast Guard Exhibition, food stalls, arts and crafts, dancing, singing and road races.

NIFCA - National Independence Festival of Creative Arts - his festival encourages Barbadians of all ages to match their talents in the fields of music, singing, dance, drama and writing. The festival runs throughout the month of November and culminates with a gala presentation in which the finalists are featured.

Barbados Restaurants - There is an abundance of fine restaurants on the island that offer local cuisine, seafood and continental cuisine. The wide range of dining options available in Barbados ensures that there is something to suit every taste and budget.

SoCo Hotel - The talk in Barbados and online (specially from repeat visitors to our lovely island) is of the new SoCo Hotel

Celtic Festival - Celebrating the heritage of the Celtic cultures, this festival includes music, song, and dance, and attracts Irish, Welch and Scottish visitors and residents of Barbados, the Caribbean and beyond.

Poems and Poetry - Favorites and original poems contributed by visitors

Barbados Horse Racing - Horse racing in Barbados is held in several seasons throughout the year. The races are held at the historic Garrison Savannah on the south coast of the island.

Barbados Beaches - As a tropical island Barbados is home to many beautiful beaches. Barbados beaches are as diverse as the island and everyone has their favourite.

Barbados Internet Marketing Services - We provide a full range of services including script writing, photography, design, and programming (Perl, Java, Database, HTML and Dynamic HTML), as well as marketing and press announcements for our clients. These services are combined to give you not just a web page, but a web presence. A site which stands out on the Internet and attracts thousands to your business.

Fisherpond Plantation House - Dining, Weddings & Parties - Explore the historic Fisherpond Plantation House, Barbados and enjoy a renowned planters lunch!

Barbados Screensavers - A gift from These beautiful screensavers are available FREE. Brighten up your day, save your PC screen and add some joy to your work.

Hike Barbados: Take a Hike/Walk Around The Island - Hike Barbados takes you walking / hiking through cane fields, gullies, tropical forests and coastal communities to explore the unique geological and social structure of Barbados. Along the way you will meet new friends, enjoy healthy exercise and observe the delicate balance of the unique heritage and environment of Barbados.

Seascapes and Coastal features - Barbados is a coral island and its beaches are mainly made from finely ground coral. Of course, not all of Barbados' coast is sand; there are mangrove swamps, cliffs, tide pools and areas where beds of low lying coral rock, sandstone, clay or shale reach out to the sea.

Cricket in Barbados - Cricket is the national sport of Barbados. Thousands of visitors flock to world class matches each year at the main ground Kensington Oval.

Camping in Barbados - Camping is a wonderful way to enjoy the natural beauty of our island and you can camp out in Barbados with the Higher Heights organization.

Pelican Village - Pelican Village is an attractive, spacious shopping village offering the very best of local handicrafts, and providing the opportunity to see Barbados' craftsmen at work.

Childrens Activities in Barbados - Barbados offers a wide range of activities to entertain and educate children while on vacation on the island including a wildlife reserve, scuba diving for kids and more!

Bay Street - As you head south out of the capital city of Bridgetown, head up Bay Street for a mixture of historic and modern Barbados.

Needham's Point - An area of historical significance and one of the best Barbados beaches. On your Barbados vacation be sure to visit Needham's Point.

Tent Bay - This picturesque bay is home to a small fish market and local barbadian fishing boats can be seen making their way in and out of the bay in the morning and evening...

Barbados Spas - Visit a Barbados spa to revitalise and rejuvenate your body, soul and mind. A Caribbean vacation on the island of Barbados is the perfect spa vacation!

Barbados Fish Markets - Find the best Barbados fish markets to get fresh local fish and seafood.

Airport in Barbados - The Barbados airport is Grantley Adams International (GAIA). Find out more about airport hotels, customs and immigration, taxis, car rentals, duty free shopping, restaurants, meet and greet services and arrivals & departures.

Barbados Drive-In - Visitors to Barbados can experience the thrill of an old fashion drive-in at the Globe Drive-In located in the southern parish of Christ Church.

Rainbow Beach - Rainbow Beach is a small white sand beach located towards the eastern end of the popular St. Lawrence Gap area.

Bathsheba Park - Bathsheba Park is a small beachfront park located in the seaside town of Bathsheba on the east coast of Barbados.

Barbados Road Tennis - Road tennis originated in Barbados in the 1930's. Road tennis is catching on internationally as an exciting spectator sport!

Barbados Carnival: Crop-over, Kadooment & Jouvert - Barbados carnival is a time of costumes, revelry, drinking and fun in the streets of this Caribbean island. Crop over is the season in which carnival takes place. It is a festival of celebration and thanks for a successful harvest dating back to the days when sugar was the primary drop in Barbados. J'ouvert is a Caribbean word of French origin that describes the large street parties enjoyed in the islands of the Caribbean. In Barbados there are two main J'ouvert celebrations: J'ouvert Morning which starts just after midnight and the Kadooment jump that ends the Crop Over carnival season.

Barbados Zip Line - Want to experience the thrill of whizzing along over a beautiful tropical forest? That's what awaits at Aerial Trek Zipline Adventures in Barbados!

Barbados Pharmacies - Need a Barbados pharmacy during your vacation? There are a number of pharmacies across the island ranging from larger chain pharmacies to smaller establishments

3Ws Monument (Cricket) - The 3Ws monument is dedicated to the memory of three great Barbados and West Indies cricketers - Sir Frank Worrell, Sir Clyde Walcott and Sir Everton Weekes.

Golf Accommodation - Planning to play golf on your Barbados vacation? Several hotels offer special golf packages and have arrangements with local courses for preferred tee times.

Snorkeling in Barbados - Barbados' blue, crystal clear waters are perfect for snorkeling, with visibility between 40 to 70 feet for most of the year. There is plenty to see with a diverse range of dive sites and underwater scenery.

Barbados Wedding Locations - Experience a dream wedding in beautiful Barbados - whether on the beach, in tropical gardens, in a historic church or at a magistrate.

Business and Working Vacations in Barbados - If you are visiting the Caribbean on a business or working vacation, Barbados offers everything you need. Select a hotel package that gives you access to all the services and technology you could possibly need, including Internet access and meeting facilities.

Barbados Birds - Explore the local bird population as well as the migratory birds that make Barbados home during the winter.

Harrisons Cave - A unique phenomenon of nature, Harrison's Cave is an amazing gallery of stalactites hanging from the roof of the cave, and stalagmites that emerge from the ground, with streams of crystal-clear running water that drop from breathtaking waterfalls to form deep emerald pools.

Taxis and Transport Services - Taxis are a great way to get around Barbados, whether for custom tours or general transport services. Most local taxi companies offer a choice of luxury cars, small vans or large coaches for groups.

Vaccinations and Vaccines - Check what vaccinations and vaccines are needed and recommended for your trip to Barbados.

Eco Adventure Vacation Packages and Resorts - Barbados is an island of great natural beauty and offers great eco-adventure vacation packages to the Caribbean - from the white sand beaches, to beautiful tropical blooms.

No Frills Vacations in Barbados - Need a break but don't want to break the bank? Well then a budget vacation to a hotel or resort in Barbados is perfect for you.

Barbados Romantic Vacations - Imagine sleeping under the stars.... lulled into dreams by the melody of chirping crickets in a tropical night, the wind in the trees, blowing through the open shutters...

Barbados Guesthouses By Name - View Barbados guesthouses listed by name, clickable to more information about each guest house.

Barbados Driving Tips - If you're planning to rent a car during your Barbados vacation here are some tips for getting around the island safely.

Barbados Rum Shops - Barbados rum shops are where you'll find the locals hanging out, 'firing a shot' and 'slamming a dom' .... to translate that means drinking rum and playing dominoes. Hey, Barbados is after all the very birthplace of rum!

Barbados Language - The official Barbados language is English, however you will hear our local dialect - referred to as Bajan dialect - spoken as well.

Barbados Transfers & Luxury Transport - When you need reliable transportation from the airport to seaport, or from the airport to your hotel, rely on a reputable Barbados tour operator who specializes in ground transfers and transportation.

The Boatyard - Find out why a day at The Boatyard is a must-do on your Barbados vacation for both cruise visitors and those staying longer!

Barbados Shopping: Craft Shops - Visit Barbados craft stores for handicrafts, pottery, art, basketry, wire work, wood carvings and much more local craft work!

Barbados Tipping - Want to know what tip to leave in Barbados? Click to get the answer. Hotels, restaurants, taxis, maids, porters, bell hops and tour guides.

Carlisle Bay - Discover this beautiful and historic harbour and bay on the west coast of Barbados. Perfect of diving and snorkeling (with many shipwrecks to see), swimming, sailing and relaxing.

Barbados Parishes - The island of Barbados is divided into 11 parishes (similar to states or provinces), each with its own unique character and special attractions.

Parish of St. Philip - The parish of St. Philip is home to beautiful beaches and bays as well as historic sites.

Parish of St. Michael - St. Michael is home to the capital city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, historic Kensington Oval, beaches, potteries, rum distilleries and much more!

Parish of St. Joseph - This lush parish is home to beautiful tropical gardens and spectacular landscapes.

Parish of St. James - Known as the 'platinum coast' of Barbados, St.James is a visitor's delight with beautiful beaches, excellent dining, a range of accommodation and several golf courses.

Parish of St. Peter - Located in the north-west of Barbados, the parish of St.Peter is home to several historical sites, excellent beaches and dive spots.

Parish of St. Lucy - Welcome to the northernmost parish of Barbados! Here you'll find a beautifully rugged coastline dotted with bays.

Old Spirit Bond Mall - The Old Spirit Bond Mall is located in the capital city Bridgetown. The building dates back to the 18th century and is now home to a number of small shops.

Barbados Whale Watching - Whales are spotted of the coast of Barbados however there are no whale watching tours off the island.

The Merrymen - Long before Rihanna became a worldwide sensation, a group of Barbados musicians were introducing the world to the unique sound of Barbados calypso and folk music. They were The Merrymen.

Sharks in Barbados - Are there sharks off Barbados? There are but you're not likely to see any.

Update on the South Coast Sewerage Project - The sewage issues which have been plaguing the island for over a year have been rectified and steps are being taken to ensure that it does not reoccur.

Ocean Two Resort & Residences - This 4-star resort is located directly on a beautiful beach. Dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools or enjoy other recreational amenities, which include a health club.

Barbados rivers - Unlike many of our neighbouring Caribbean islands, Barbados does not have any real rivers as we are a relatively flat coral limestone island.

Barbados Postcards (E-cards) - Send Barbados postcards (e-cards) to family and friends featuring scenes of the island plus seasonal cards (Christmas, New Year, etc).

Barbados Gift Shops - Barbados offers a wide selection of items at duty-free prices. You are sure to find the perfect present for family and friends, or a gift for yourself as a reminder of your holiday in Barbados.

Barbados Libraries - The Barbados National Library Service includes the main library in the capital city Bridgetown and seven branch libraries located across the island.

Brandons Beach - Brandons Beach is located just on the outskirts of the capital city of Bridgetown. The waters here are very calm and this is a fantastic place to swim.

Barbados Duty-Free Shopping: Perfumes and Jewellery - Purchase the most exquisite perfumes and jewellery at a duty free store in Barbados and save as much as 50% off the price you would pay at home!

Barbados Rugby - Rugby was introduced to Barbados by the British. Local rugby matches are played at the historic Garrison Savannah.

Barbados Laws - Laws of Barbados, with special note of illegal activities that visitors should be aware of.

Belair Bay - A quiet bay where the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean roll onto sandy shores creating a white foamy surf.

Ginger Bay - Just to the east of the popular Crane Beach is beautiful Ginger Bay. Ginger Bay is much less crowded than Crane Beach and is the perfect spot for a picnic, sunbathing and beach walks.

Barbados Recipes: Cou Cou - Cou cou, served with flying fish is the national dish of Barbados. Somewhat similar to polenta or grits, Cou-cou is made with corn meal and okra.

Using Cellphones in Barbados - Traveling to Barbados and wondering if your cellphone will work or what the charges will be? Here are the answers.

Mind and Body Health - Looking for relief from daily stresses, aches and pains? Just need to feel refreshed and rejuvenated? Barbados is fast becoming a destination of choice for those looking for a haven where they can relax while treating their mind, body and soul.

Miami Beach / Enterprise Beach - Miami beach (also known as Enterprise beach) is a lovely area to enjoy a sea bath, relax in the sunshine or have a picnic!

Barbados Sports Centres - Barbados sports centers welcome locals and visitors to partake in fitness and recreational activities year round and have played host to a number of international events.

Barbados Sky Diving - Want to go skydiving in Barbados? Here are our recommendations.

Oistins Beach - Along the south coast of Barbados, in the historic town of Oistins, is this lovely beach which in fact is two beaches separated by a jetty.

Barbados Waterskiing Guide - Feel the adrenaline rush of waterskiing in the crystal-clear waters of Barbados! From beginners to advanced waterskiers will enjoy the conditions here.

Barbados Books - Find the best Barbados travel guides, novels about Barbados and historical guides to the island.

Barbados Recipes: Pudding and Souse - Learn the secrets to making the best pudding and souse, a Barbados delicacy.

Barbados Snow Cones (Sno-cones) - Snow cones (or sno-cones) are engrained in our culture with generation after generation drawn to this sugary icy treat! Next time you visit Barbados, look out for the snow cone man and give one a try!

Barbados Recipes: Fish Cakes - Learn the secrets to making the best fish cakes, a Barbados favourite.

Barbados Beach Guide - Don't know which Barbados beaches to visit? We guide you to the perfect one!

Barbados Adults Only Resorts and Vacations - Want to spend special time with your special someone? A Barbados adults-only vacation is the ideal escape.

Barbados Black Belly Sheep - Indigenous to Barbados, the Black Belly Sheep is considered a desirable breed.

Barbados Coconut Turnovers - Learn the secrets to making the best coconut turnovers, a Barbados favourite.

Barbados Restaurants - Vegetarian Cuisine - If you're vegetarian, vegan or you are simply looking to enjoy fresh, tasty vegetarian cuisine, why not try one of these great Barbados restaurants serving delightful vegetarian meals.

Barbados - Home of Many Windmills - Barbados once had the second highest number of windmills per square mile in the world, second only to Holland which is known as the worlds famous Windmill Country.

Cassava Pone Recipe - Learn the secrets to making cassava pone, a sweet Barbados treat.

Medford Mahogany Craft World - Visit Medford Mahogany Craft World to see raw wood transformed by local artists into magnificent works of art and functional pieces.

What's On In Barbados: Mobile Apps - Want to have quick and easy access to events happening in Barbados? Simply install our mobile app!

Barbados Budget Holidays - Barbados budget holidays are perfect for families, or those who need a break but don't want to break the bank!

Barbados Child-Friendly Beaches - Travelling to Barbados with children? We've selected the best child friendly beaches on the island.

Barbados Watersports - To thoroughly enjoy the crystal-clear waters surrounding Barbados, be sure to indulge in your favourite watersports, or try something new, during your vacation.

Exchange Museum - Explore the trade and monetary history of Barbados, as well as the history of free masonry on the island, at the Exchange Museum.

Barbados - Traveling With Pets - All you need to know about vacationing in Barbados with your pet.

Barbados Airport Transfers - Book ahead for the safety and reliability of a transfer from the airport to your hotel and back.

Barbados Pepper Sauce - Discover the secrets to creating a spicy local favourite - Bajan Pepper Sauce - or buy pre-made Barbados pepper sauce online.

Barbados Area Guides - Let us guide you through the best areas, towns and districts of Barbados - where to stay, what activities to enjoy, and where to eat.

Barbados Area Guide - Rockley - A bustling area on the lively south coast of Barbados, Rockley is a hub of activity with many restaurants and shops. It is also home to one of the best beaches on the island.

Barbados Area Guide - Paynes Bay - Elegance and opulence blend seamlessly with casual local living in Paynes Bay. The area is home to some of the island's finest resorts and its most stunning restaurant.

Sunbury Plantation House - Explore this historic Barbados plantation great house set in the countryside.

Private Boat Rentals/Charters - Explore the beautiful Barbados coastline at your own pace with a private boat rental. Glide over calm, clear turquoise waters then plunge into the warm ocean to snorkel over shipwrecks and swim with sea turtles.

Highland - Located in the central parish of St. Thomas, Highland sits as the 3rd highest point on the island and offers stunning views of the lush countryside towards the eastern coastline.

Barbados Investment Opportunities - Barbados is an ideal location for reducing manufacturing & information processing costs, while taking advantage of duty-free exports to international markets and increasing profits.

International Business Managers - Barbados-based International Business Managers offer a range of corporate, administrative, financial and management services to assist international clients in setting up and maintaining their business in Barbados.

Streams at Bath - At the northern end of Bath beach a fresh water spring cascades over boulders, forming small waterfalls and streams leading from the cliffside down to the ocean.

Lifestyles Of The Artisan - Meet the everyday people of Barbados who fish, farm, create magnificent pottery and art, and otherwise combine their talents with dedicated work to make the island such a delightful place to live and visit.

Beaches Near The Cruise Port - If you're visiting Barbados on a cruise ship, we have selected the best beaches that are conveniently near to the cruise port.

Barbados Bars - From upscale bars to casual beach bars and traditional rum shops, Barbados has a drinking spot for everyone!

Shark Hole Bay - Trek out to Shark Hole and you'll be rewarded with the stunning sight of this protected bay with turquoise waters and golden sands.

Prime Minister of Barbados - The Honourable Mia Amor Mottley - Barbados' eighth Prime Minister and the island's first ever female Prime Minister. Ms. Mottley was also the first female Attorney General and the second female Deputy Prime Minister.

Barbados Chess Events - See when and where chess tournaments are being held in Barbados.

Grapefruit - There is an old Barbadian legend telling us that the "Grapefruit" was first developed in Barbados, in the beautiful Welchman Hall Gully

Barclays Park - Barclays Park, a 50-acre park climbing up a hillside on the east coast of the island, was opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II in 1966 - the year of Barbados' independence.

Chalky Mount Potteries - Watch local potters at work creating unique pottery that makes an ideal souvenir of your trip or gift for loved ones. Chalky Mount also offers spectacular views of the eastern coastline of Barbados.

East Coast - On the East Coast of Barbados huge Atlantic waves crash along the shore and these beaches are better suited for walking and sunning.

Errol Barrow Park - Errol Barrow Park is a small community park located in the parish of St.Michael. It is named after one of Barbados' national heroes.

Ragged Point Lighthouse - Ragged Point is the most easterly point of the island and offers a spectacular view of the rugged coastal scenery along almost the entire East Coast of Barbados.

Gospelfest - The Barbados Gospelfest is an international festival and attracts major Gospel talent mainly from USA, UK and the Caribbean. This festival targets the Christian communities across the globe and receives the support of the Gospel music industry in Barbados.

Specials Deals and Hot Sites! - Barbados hot sites of the week - the very best accommodation, dining, shoppping and activities in Barbados! Also special Vacation Deals!

Tax Treaties - Learn which countries Barbados has tax treaties and investment treaties with.

Mullins Beach - Mullins Beach - one of the more popular beaches on the west coast of Barbados.

Heywoods Beach - Heywoods Beach, Barbados - a quiet west coast beach ideal for swimming and snorkeling.

Mahogany Bay - "Mahogany Bay", or lower Paynes Bay, is located along the west coast of Barbados in the parish of St.James.

Accommodation with Gyms or Fitness Centres - Several Barbados hotels and resorts offer small gyms or fitness centres.

Skeetes Bay - Skeetes Bay is a small fishing community located on the south-east coast of Barbados. Enjoy lovely coastal views and swimming at Skeetes Bay.

Stand Up Paddling / Paddle Boarding - Imagine cruising along on crystal clear waters with the brilliant sunshine warming your face and body. That's the experience of stand up paddling in Barbados.

3Ws Oval (Cricket) - The 3Ws Oval is located at the University of the West Indies in Barbados and hosts local, regional and international cricket matches.

Dive Sites - Wrecks and Reefs - There are several wrecks and reefs around Barbados, especially on the west and south coasts of the island.

Miniature Golf - Barbados offers miniature golf courses for those who prefer the scaled down version of the game!

Windsurfing - Besides Hawaii, Barbados is one of the best wave windsurfing spots of the world. The chances of wind are high and the waves are perfect for jumping and waveriding in sideshore winds.

Foul Bay - Located on the south east coast of Barbados, Foul Bay is absolutely beautiful expanse of white sandy beach overlooked by rugged cliffs.

Worthing Beach - Located on the south coast of Barbados is the beautiful white sandy beach of Worthing. The sea in this area offers a multitude of delights for all sea lovers!

Morgan Lewis Beach - Morgan Lewis Beach is located on the north-east coast of Barbados. Here you are greeted by a seemingly endless expanse of white sandy beach.

Family Vacations - Barbados, in the Caribbean, offers a wide range of vacation activities, resorts and packages, making the island a great location for a family vacation enjoyed by both children and parents.

Gospel Vacations - The Caribbean has long been a Mecca for spiritual and gospel travel. And the island of Barbados is no exception.

Local Charm Vacations - The Caribbean is full of charming people who are larger than life. Experience their warmth and friendliness of a charming Barbados hotel or inn.

Party Vacations - Find great nightlife for your party vacation at these Barbados hotels and resorts.

Special Needs Vacations - Barbados is seeing an increase in adventurous, disabled travelers with wheelchairs and special needs seeking a Caribbean vacation.

Surfing Vacations - Surf's up Dude! Got a passion for the longboard? Looking for a great Caribbean surfing vacation? Barbados is the place where the waves break after traveling across the Atlantic ocean.

Cattlewash - Located on the east coast of Barbados, Cattlewash offers a splendid landscape. Enjoy fresh breezes, long beaches and rugged scenery.

Maxwell Beach - Like most beaches on the south coast of Barbados, the sea at Maxwell beach is a bit lively. However the waters are still calm enough for safe swimming, even for supervised children.

Parish of Christ Church - One of Barbados' largest parishes, Christ Church is situated on the south-west coast of the island and offers a diverse coastline and many excellent hotels & resorts.

Parish of St. John - The east coast of St.John is dotted with beautiful bays while inland sites offer spectacular views!

Parish of St. George - St. George is one of only two parishes in Barbados with no coastline. The lack of beaches makes it no less attractive. Here you'll find lush countryside and the remarkable Orchid World, one of the finest collections of orchids in the Caribbean.

Cuz's Fish Stand - For the very best fish cutters in Barbados don't miss Cuz!

- View flights scheduled for arrival at the Barbados airport.

Gibbes Beach - Gibbes Beach is one of the more tranquil beaches on Barbados' west coast, offering a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere.

Credit Cards and Travelers Cheques - See what credit cards are accepted in Barbados

Fielding Babb - Meet Fielding Babb, one of the most talented and respected artists in Barbados.

Courtyard By Marriott - The Courtyard By Marriott hotel is located directly across the road from a beautiful beach. Amenities include an outdoor pool and on-site restaurant.

Pebbles Beach - Explore this west coast Barbados beach, perfect for swimming, sunbathing and watersports. And don't miss Cuz!

Harrismith Beach - Explore this secluded beach on the south east coast of Barbados.

Welches beach - Welches Beach, on the south coast of Barbados, can easily be considered one of the islands best. The waters here are very calm and the area is ideal of swimming.

Prospect Beach - Explore this small beach on the tranquil west coast of Barbados, perfect for swimming and watersports.

Palm Beach - Imagine tranquil turquoise waters, soft white sand and palm trees swaying in the breeze. That's Palm Beach, Barbados

Pierhead Beach - Wide sandy beach with tranquil waters on the west coast of Barbados.

Poem: When I Am Old - When I am an old woman I shall wear purple, With a red hat that doesn't go, and doesn't suit me....

Serendipity - Enjoy a magnificent holiday at this unique Barbados accommodation.

Infinity on the Beach hotel - Infinity on the Beach is located on an incredible strip of white sand Caribbean beach in Dover.

Freyers Well Bay - Located on the north-west coast of Barbados, Freyers Well Bay is a small, secluded beach suitable for swimming, sea bathing, snorkeling and sunbathing.

Springvale Eco-Heritage Museum - Springvale Eco-Heritage Museum is a treasure tucked away in the Barbados countryside in the northern Scotland District. Entering the museum at Springvale is like taking a step back in time.

Green Pond - Green Pond, located in the northern parish of St.Andrew, is one the major coastal wetlands in Barbados.

Little Bay - Little Bay, located on the north-east coast of Barbados, is a unique spot with interesting pools, breathtaking scenery and magnificent blowholes!

Maycocks Bay - Explore Maycocks Bay, Barbados an idyllic unspoilt Caribbean beach on the north-west coast of the island.

International Business Companies - There are several IBCs operating in Barbados, attracted here because of legislation that provides tax incentives and benefits, and because of the excellent financial services and infrastructure of the island.

Societies with Restricted Liability - Discover the financial and operational benefits of registering as a Society with Restricted Liability in Barbados.

International Trusts - Learn the benefits of, and procedures for, establishing an International Trust in Barbados.

Chancery Lane Swamp - Explore this protected wetland area located in the south of Barbados.

Cherry Tree Hill - Approximately 850 feet above sea-level, this spot offers an excellent views of the coastline and valleys.

Martins Bay - Martin's Bay is a small fishing village located on the east coast of the island in the parish of St.John. This is a quiet little haven where a shallow reef breaks the waves and creates small pools perfect for soaking in.

Mount Hillaby - This is the highest point on the island and offers amazing views!

Bath Beach - Bath is the safest and one of the most popular beaches on the East Coast of the island. This is the perfect place for a refreshing sea bath followed by a picnic lunch under the shade of casuarina trees.

Accra Beach / Rockley Beach - This very popular south coast beach offers a combination of exciting waves and calm swimming.

Sandy Lane Beach - Widely known as the "Sandy Lane" beach, this stretch takes its name from the luxurious Sandy Lane Hotel which is nestled in the mahogany trees, directly on the beach.

Area Guide - Bathsheba - Explore this seaside village, hike along an old train line, dip in ocean pools, and enjoy ocean view dining.

Nature Care Garden Centre - Stroll among the beautiful tropical plants and colorful foliage, and meander around the gardens and man-made lake in this serene setting.

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