Rays of sunshine bathing your face, delicate ocean breezes caressing your cheeks and the sound of calm waves lapping gently against the white sandy beaches – welcome to Barbados, a tropical paradise. The island may be small in size but it is absolutely bursting with character and charm. You might have heard the famous saying ‘there is never a dull moment in Barbados', and it’s true! Around every corner and down every side street you can always find a rum shop or restaurant filled with locals ready to welcome you with open arms.
It’s the people that tell the story and, with a culture as deeply rooted in history as Barbados, the magnificence of its glorious past can be seen all around the island. From everyone’s friendly, smiling faces to the architecture, local art, music, language and food, there’s something for everyone. This mixture of ethnic tradition both past and present has created a melting pot which is uniquely Bajan and cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
There is so much to see and do in Barbados and this guide will allow you to get the most out of your trip, highlighting some of the most incredible experiences the country has to offer. We run solely on island time so enjoy the slow-paced nature of Barbadian life while eating exciting new dishes, tasting local produce and exploring legendary beaches. Open your heart, mind and soul and get ready to fall deeply in love as you experience Barbados from a whole new perspective.