Barbados was originally named Los Barbados, meaning 'the bearded ones'.
» The National dish of Barbados is Cou-Cou and Flying Fish while the national flower is the Pride of Barbados.
» Flying fish jump out of the water and can glide for 30 to 50 metres!
...more facts about Barbados
Barbados Island Guide
Your guide to the Caribbean island destination of Barbados.
has ranked the island in the top five off-peak travel destinations for fall 2013 and the best part about this beautiful destination,
is you do not need to be a tourist to experience all it has to offer.
We are your local resource for travel and tourism
information about Barbados, with many
things to do,
Both locals and travelers on holiday or business, will find insider tips about local
events, important historical
facts and information -
as well as an insight into the rich
culture and heritage that make up the island.
Read local, travel and
tourist guides including
everything from hotels and
accommodation options to
and discounts. There's even a local
events calendar to ensure you're up to date on current and upcoming events and activities.
Whether you are a local, a seasoned visitor or exploring Barbados for the very first time on vacation - this island in the
sun has many undiscovered treasures for all to experience.
Maybe you are cruising to Barbados and looking for a one
day shore excursion?
Barbados tour companies can pick you up from the ship docks, take you around the island on your own private cruise or you can join
up with a group for a
and 2 or 3 selected attractions, while getting you back in time for the ships departure.
Should you wish to stay longer than your projected holiday, you'll find the information you'll need on
requirements, working regulations and
real estate options to help you get started.
Living in Barbados guide seeks to provide useful and
practical information about everything you need to know before you embark and also while you are settling into the island life.
You'll find all of this and more on Totally Barbados, the multiple award winner of the
World's Leading Travel Destination Website.
Barbados in Brief
Barbados is a country of deep
historical foundations. Whether you are a local or a visitor on
vacation, there's always something new to
We offer all the interesting
about Barbados, as well as everything you need to know about
transportation, things to do and
what's new on the island.
With so many great things to do, see and experience, many have become enchanted and have chosen to
work and have
fun in this island country
Each year, the tropical climate, turquoise waters and white sandy
beaches draw people from all over
the world to this beautiful island for its
rum, sun and smiles.
You're sure to find there's more to the
country Barbados than meets the eye.
Because of the sheer diversity of the island, there are so many attractions to be
discovered by visitors and locals - there is something for everyone. Why not visit and
Barbados plays host to numerous sporting events and festivals
over the course of the year. Don't miss the yearly favorites which include the
Oistins Fish Festival,
and Holetown Festival (to name a
few). Then stand by for the two month long party that is the
infamous Crop Over Festival from July to August.
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