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.


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.


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!


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.