English and Bajan
July/August: Crop Over Festival – This lively annual carnival celebrates the end of the sugar harvest and is a tradition which dates back to the 18th Century. Excitement builds during the three months leading up to this high-energy street party which features a series of parades, colourful costumes, live music, craft markets and food stalls.
November: Food & Rum Festival – Meet renowned chefs and rum experts at this celebration of Barbadian cuisine. Let your hair down at a late-night party, taste delicious delicacies and see local artists in action.
Visitors should be aware that it is an offence for anyone, including children, to dress in camouflage clothing, which is reserved for military personnel only. Further, guests may be asked to remove any such items, at the airport on arrival and such items, including any items found by Customs in guests’ luggage are subject to confiscation. There is a room levy payable locally on departure at most of our featured Barbados hotels.
If a service charge isn’t added to your bill, tip about 15%.