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Turtles in the Caribbean – Barbados

Every year between May and October, many Hawksbill turtles make their way to the shores of the Caribbean island of Barbados, where they were born, to lay their eggs. Green turtles and Leatherbacks also nest on our shores. If turtle hatchlings become disoriented on emerging from the sand, they are collected by trained volunteers and later released. […]

Activities & Attractions, Barbados Travel News, Beaches, Nature
 

Sweet Barbados Island Tours – discover the Caribbean’s sweetest island :)

Note: The Sweet Barbados Island Tours company no longer exists. Click here for currently available tours and excursions in Barbados. Looking for a new and exciting way to explore the Caribbean island of Barbados? Sweet Barbados Island Tours may be just what you’re after! This family run company makes you feel just like one of their […]

Activities & Attractions, Flora, Heritage, Rum!
 

Flamboyant trees in full bloom 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! The red variety, seen above, is by far the most common in Barbados, however the yellow and orange varieties can also be found across the island. When different colored Flamboyant trees […]

Activities & Attractions, Flora
 

Barbados wins gold again at Chelsea Flower Show!

The Barbados Horticultural Society has once again done Barbados proud by winning a Gold award at the Chelsea Flower Show! Barbados has attended the Chelsea Flower Show  for over 20 years and in that time gained 14 (now 15!) Gold awards along with several SilverGilt awards. Congratulations to the Barbados team! The Barbados Horticulture Society is […]

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