Barbados Travel Guide
Situated to the East of St Vincent, Barbados is a great holiday destination with a great climate and around seventy square miles of stunning beaches. Barbados offers visitors the best of both, with the calm turquoise water, and relaxing beaches on the West Coast, and the strong Atlantic waters of the Eastern side of the island. The East coast is popular with surfers who come from all around the globe.
Barbados has a wide range of attractions and activities, from exploring historic ships, or taking chartered yachts. There is great snorkelling and scuba diving on the coral reefs along the shoreline. There is a constant breeze of the trade winds that gives Barbados its mild and pleasant tropical climate, the average temperatures fall between 75 and 85 degrees.
Barbados is home to the exclusive Sandy Lane hotel, where the rich and famous go for their rest and relaxation. There is something for everyone, from self catering to family package holidays.
There are a number of top quality restaurants on the island including the Cliff (voted one of the top 50 restaurants in the world), serving top class meals in a luxury surrounding. For those who enjoy the opera, jazz and theatre there is Holders Season. For local delicacies don’t miss Fridays at Oistins, the fish capital of Barbados.
Enjoy the nightlife on the island at St Lawrence Gap, where there are plenty of restaurants, accommodation, shopping, nightlife Harbour Lights, Reggae Lounge or The Boatyard.
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