Barbados Attractions

Barbados Attractions

River Bay, St. Lucy, Barbados Pocket Guide

Barbados Attractions

The island of Barbados is a mere 166 square miles but it has an amazing amount of attractions that will certainly capture your attention. Every square mile has a wealth of history associated with it.

 

Highly Recommended Barbados Attractions

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The island of Barbados is filled with surprises. So many that it would be best for you to simply discover them all as opposed to being told of them. Nevertheless, it is our duty to at least inform you of some of them to.

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125x85-crop-over-barbados-carnival Crop Over (Barbados' Carnival)

"Sweet fuh days" and that is all that we on the island of Barbados know the Barbados Crop Over Festival to be. Simply "Sweet fuh days". This well-loved, vibrant five (5) week festival culminates in the summer time with a grand celebration...

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The island of Barbados is already known for its sea, sun and sand. These make conditions ideal for visitors who can't wait to get into one of our many beaches and bays on the island. These sunny and warm conditions with cool trade...

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While some may prefer to view night time as a time to sleep, the island of Barbados takes great pride in the fact that after a hard day's work or even a relaxed day persuing the island, we still have the energy to absorb some of...

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125x85-beaches-and-bays Beaches and Bays

Barbados possesses some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The Caribbean Sea on the West Coast of Barbados offers calm turquoise waters that are perfect for swimming, snorkelling, water skiing and glass bottom boat rides.

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A big part of the reason you chose to visit or return to Barbados is primarily because of its beaches and bays. Whether you want to go for a short swim on the west coast, go surfing on the east coast or have a picnic on the north coast, our numerous choices will surely give you great options to choose from.

 

If you are of a religious persuasion, then Barbados is certainly the place to visit. Our churches are filled with architectural history and intrigue.

 

The island's architectural existence is very strongly linked to that of England and the history of slavery. The Georgian, Victorian and Jacobean designs scattered across the island speak volumes to this type pf architecture.

 

The existence of slavery is seen in the very chattel houses that were once built by slaves for easy mobility. Quite a few of these older styled homes have now become historic homes that are used in the Barbados National Trust's Open House Programme in an effort to educate the public and raise funds for the upkeep of these homes.

 

We've mentioned a few of the many attractions that exist on the island of Barbados. A search throughout our Attractions section of this Pocket Guide will certainly guide you accordingly. We look forward to seeing you out and about!