Barbados Pocket Guide

Welcome to the Barbados Pocket Guide, a comprehensive source of information about our island, it's people, culture and life in general. We also have lots of information on places to stay, flights, car hire and tours of the island, all here! Enjoy visiting our site and please feel free to write a comment or send us a message directly with articles you think we need to add.

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Have You Been on an Island Safari Recently?

Sun, sea and sand are the elements our island is typically renowned for but that has certainly changed since the introduction of Island Safari Tours.


Sunday Lunch at Savannah Beach Hotel

Let's face it, there's no real need for you to wake at the crack of dawn on Sunday mornings anymore to prepare lunch.

Biggie Irie performing at the Savannah Beach Hotel, Barbados

Friday After Work Limes

Everyday ends with a sunset but on Fridays, that signals the beginning of another After Work Lime at Drifters Bar & Restaurant at the Savannah Beach Hotel.

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The Ashes Series is on Today in Cardiff

The cricketing rivalry between England & Australia has begun but have you ever wondered how the name 'The Ashes' came about?

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July 4th & the Link to Barbados

Known to many as the Fourth of July or July 4th, Independence day in the United States of America (USA) is a time of absolute celebration.


Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa

Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa in Maynards, St. Peter, continues to rise to the occasion and this instance is no different from any other.

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Kite Flying in Barbados

At no other time in Barbados are kites out in abundance quite like Easter time when the skies come alive with an array of shapes and colours.

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Dinner with George at George Washington House

Join us every Monday until March 30th, 2015 and enjoy Dinner with George at George Washington House. Special price for Barbadians: $199.


A Great Art Festival!

Over 40 artists gathered at the Almond Beach Resort in Heywoods, St. Peter for Under the Sun Art Festival.

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Eat & Drink in Barbados

The island of Barbados is swamped with culture, history, architecture and an endless amount of eats and drinks to choose from.


What to do in Beautiful Barbados

We know you enjoy our sea, sun and sand but there are so many other things we want to share. Here are a few ideas for you.


Barbados' Chattel Houses - A Symbol of Pride

This piece of our past and now modern-looking wooden building, was originally the design of the plantation workers' home.


Our Beaches Are a Must When in Barbados

Warm sunshine meets crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches. There's just no point in trying to resist this temptation!