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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Christmas Lunch at Savannah

Rachel’s Bar & Restaurant in the Savannah Beach Hotel, offers an authentic & enjoyable combination of history, island life, and culinary delights.


Savour Your Way Through this Festival!

Succulent, flavourful, impressive, delightful! Are but a few words to describe what awaits you at the Food & Wine and Rum Festival.


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!


We're Excited to Present Race of Champions

Here is where the world's greatest drivers come together in a battle of battels to simply prove who's the fastest on Earth.


Oistins is the Place to be on Friday Nights

This old fishing village on Barbados' south coast, comes alive with an abundance of food and music every Friday night.


From Car Parks "Limes" to Swish Lounges...

Barbadians really know how to party, and "liming" is a national pastime! Nightlife abounds from coast to coast.


Bajan Rum Shop - A Timeless Slice of Bajan Life

Rum was first made here in the year 1703. Perhaps this explains why every corner offers this priceless experience.


A Real Treat for Music Lovers This December

A world-class symphony orchestra fusing classical and contemporary music, picnic-style in a gorgeous setting? Yes, please.