A coral island formed by volcanoes, Barbados is the easternmost island in the Caribbean. Nicknamed “Little England,” Barbados retains many features of the British colonial period, notably the tradition
of afternoon tea and the national sport of cricket. Barbados’ scenic beauty, numerous Caribbean beaches, golf courses, and an abundance of luxury resorts have all contributed to the growth of the island’s tourism industry.
Barbados hotels offer a refined and tranquil experience, or an action packed Caribbean vacation—it all depends on what appeals to the traveler. The
Crystal Cove Hotel and Almond Beach Village are two choices popular
with families and couples looking for the ease of an all-inclusive, while those seeking a full-service resort with a more secluded vibe might opt for the historic
As for what to do, Barbados attractions run the gamut from water sports and eco-excursions to cultural sightseeing and spa retreats. Of course, no Barbados vacation would be complete without sampling
some of the island’s hallmark export: rum. Visit the Mount Gay Rum Factory, the oldest distillery in the world, or watch
Bajan Bar Hopping
and discover some of the best Barbados bars and nightlife.
Start planning your dream Barbados vacation today with our Caribbean travel guide.