Let’s Learn about Barbados

learn about barbados

I’m officially a Barbados travel specialist!

This means that I’ve had extra training on this destination and it’s pretty amazing!  Let me share with you a little about this Southern Caribbean destination.

learn about barbados

Barbados is located in the southern part of the Caribbean below what they consider to be the hurricane belt, so they rarely if ever have to worry about getting hit by a hurricane.

where is barbados

  • This beautiful island is 21 miles long by 14 miles wide.
  • Barbados has a rich British heritage
  • It’s 80 to 85 degrees year round, so anytime is a great time to visit.
  • They speak English, but driving is on the left side of the road, so you may want to stick with purchasing transfers to your resort.
  • Barbados is known for its amazing cuisine.  In fact, they have won several awards. If you’re a foodie, you’ll love it.  Every Friday night they have the Oistins Fish Fry and basically everyone goes here to eat seafood and have a big party.
  • Barbados is a popular stop for cruise ships and for resort stays and it’s a good thing as their main industries are tourism and rum making.
  • It’s a hot destination for divers as the divers as the waters are crystal clear.
  • The beaches are white except for one and it’s PINK.  The famous “Crane Beach” is the pink beach and you will find this beach is all kind of publications.

Barbados has 3 different style of coastlines:

  • The western Caribbean side has calm, gentle waves.
  • The eastern Atlantic side has more of a rugged landscape with big waves that are popular with surfers.
  • The southern end has a bit bigger waves than the western side, but they are still swim-able.

Other things you may want to learn about Barbados

  • They have many cultural festivals so be sure to plan your stay to coincide with the fun.
  • Accommodations range from low-key resorts to high end all-inclusive resorts.

Please give me a call to inquire about booking your next trip to Barbados.

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