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Barbados Wildlife Reserve and Grenade Hall Forest

Local Tip Visit the Wildlife Reserve around lunchtime when the monkeys, especially the babies all come out and gather around food bowls. They are very cheeky and playful! Be sure to explore the Signal Station and the...

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The Royal Shop

Local Tip 'The Royal Shop' is a Rolex dealer with an authorized service centre, the only one on the island, located in Bridgetown.

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Brighton Farmers Market

Brighton Farmers Market

18 Apr - 6 Feb

Come and buy your produce, prepared food, clothing, and local craft at Brighton Farmers Market, a favourite meeting place of locals, expats and visitors alike every Saturday morning from 6:15am. This interesting market is set in the picturesque grounds of Brighton Plantation in St. George where you can let your little ones run around and... more »

Hastings Farmers Market

Hastings Farmers Market

18 Apr - 6 Feb

Hastings Farmers Market is located just opposite the Hastings Band Stand and comes alive every Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 9am to 2pm. Everything at this market is made, baked or grown in Barbados, whether it’s fruit and vegetables, cakes and coffee, paintings and pottery, music and books, milk and eggs or pizzas and pastries,... more »

Barbados Reggae Festival 2015

Barbados Reggae Festival 2015

19 Apr - 26 Apr

The Barbados Reggae Festival is a week long music festival that showcases different types of reggae music in various locations on the island. The schedule for 2015 includes the Reggae Beach Party on Monday 20th April, the vintage Reggae Show & Dance on Friday 24th, Bajan Reggae Night on Saturday 25th and last, but by no means least, the... more »

BNT Hike Barbados Programme 2015 - Lester Vaughan School, St. Thomas

BNT Hike Barbados Programme 2015 - Lester Vaughan School, St. Thomas

19 Apr

Attention all hikers!! Join the Barbados National Trust hikes every Sunday from January to December each year. There are two hikes to choose from. The first begins at 6am and the second at 3:30pm. The morning hikes consist of four grades of hikes: “Stop ‘n Stare” (c.6 miles) “1 Medium and a Fast Medium”(c.9 miles) “Grin... more »

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Harrison's Cave

Said to be one of the world's wonders and one of the 'Seven Wonders of Barbados', Harrison's Cave is an exciting journey into the subterranean landscape of our island. more »

Virtual Tours

Apes Hill Club

Apes Hill Club is a world class golf and polo community ideally positioned on an elevated ridge some 1,000 feet above sea-level, enjoying extraordinary views of both the west and east coasts. more »

Barbados Photos

George Washington visited Barbados in 1751

George Washington visited Barbados in 1751

Peaceful & secluded Harrismith Beach, East Coast

Peaceful & secluded Harrismith Beach, East Coast

Sumptuous private villas for sale and for rent

Sumptuous private villas for sale and for rent

A firey sunset from Conset Bay

A firey sunset from Conset Bay

Watch a cricket match while you're here!

Watch a cricket match while you're here!

Family fun at Accra beach

Family fun at Accra beach

Take in a Bajan sunset over the sea

Take in a Bajan sunset over the sea

Historic Garrison Savannah, South Coast

Historic Garrison Savannah, South Coast

Bajan Roots and Rhythms Dinner Show

Bajan Roots and Rhythms Dinner Show

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