Charming and sophisticated in equal measure, Barbados has some of the Caribbean’s best beaches and A-list resorts

With its white-sand beaches, luxurious hotels and world-class dining, Barbados has long been a popular escape for those seeking the finer things in life. It’s no wonder that A-listers flock to its platinum shores. The ‘Culinary Capital of the Caribbean’ really delivers, from award-winning restaurants to mouth-watering street food at Oistins’ famous fish fry, and its melting pot of cultures creates a unique vibe – anyone for afternoon tea followed by an evening of dancing to a steel pan band?

And if you venture beyond the beach you’ll discover a host of attractions, from limestone caves and spectacular gardens to submarine tours and championship golf courses. Where else can you swim with turtles, join a cricket match, explore the countryside on a jeep safari, and enjoy tastings at the world’s oldest rum distillery?

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  • The fashionable west coast is home to the island’s most iconic resorts and chic hotels
  • The livelier south coast has great nightlife, family-friendly resorts and top kitesurfing spots
  • Mingle with the locals at the Crop Over Festival – one of the Caribbean’s most vibrant carnivals
  • The birthplace of rum – be sure to try a rum cocktail or two
  • Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison – Barbados’ UNESCO-listed capital and former British trading and naval port.

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Time difference:

GMT -4 hours

Capital:

Bridgetown

Currency:

Barbados dollar. US and Canadian dollars are also accepted.

Flying time to destination:

8½ hours

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When to visit Barbados

Jan

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Feb

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Mar

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Apr

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May

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Jun

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Jul

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Aug

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Sep

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Oct

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Nov

Highly Recommended

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Dec

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