If you are visiting and staying in Barbados, and want to find out where the best beaches, restaurants, accommodation and activities are in
Barbados then you have come to the right place.
Totally Barbados features a vast amount of information about Barbados. Having won the
2010 World's Leading Travel Destination Website award, you
can be confident that whether you are looking for various types of accommodation
spas, events, things to do, restaurants, maps or useful
information about the island, Totally Barbados will include the information you need.
You can keep up to date with all the events happening in Barbados by viewing the
Barbados events calendar, which is
updated every day and jam-packed full of all the latest events in Barbados.
In addition you can sign up for our VIP newsletter, which is sent directly
to your email inbox every week or two informing you of what's happening in Barbados.
What's more, if you book your Barbados Accommodation, activities and restaurants, through the Totally Barbados website you can receive
special offers and discounts.
Or use the Barbados Visitors Guide from Totally
Barbados which includes many pages of interest to all visitors of Barbados or join the RSS feed.
Barbados Events Calendar
The Barbados events calendar informs you about
everything that is hip and happening in Barbados. With it's easy to use search function, you can check out what's coming up in advance - perfect
for helping you plan what to do in Barbados.
What's more, you can get a discount on some of the events
listed if you book through the Totally Barbados website.
For instance, did you know that you get money off when you book the
Harbour Lights Beach Extravaganza
Dinner Show through the Totally Barbados website?
For more information about events like this one, please go to the
Totally Barbados events calendar.
To find out what's happening in Barbados today, this coming week, weekend, month or year on your mobile phone, iPhone, iPod or iPad visit the
iTunes Store and download the BarbadosToDo
Mobile Events Calendar App for Barbados by Brecal Inc / Totally Barbados.
The BarbadosToDo Mobile Events Calendar App is designed for both the local and visitor to Barbados and now available in
BarbadosToDo Mobile Events Calendar App Available at iTunes
Barbados has many different types of accommodation to suit every tourist's needs.
Whether you are looking for a luxury hotel resort, such as
The Crane hotel,
which overlooks an exquisite beach that has been named by 'Lifestyles of the rich and famous' as one of the 10 best beaches in the world; or
a self catering apartment, such as
Plum Tree Club
on the South Coast of Barbados.
For the perfect place to stay in Barbados visit:
All Inclusive Accommodation
» Barbados Hotels
» Barbados Villas
» Bed Breakfasts
Christ Church Accommodation
» Guest Houses
Inland Barbados Accommodation
» St Andrew
» St George
» St James
» St John
» St Joseph
» St Lucy
» St Peter
» St Philip
» St Thomas
Restaurants and Dining
Once you have secured where you are going to stay in Barbados, then the next thing to start looking forward to is what you are going to eat.
One of the things locals can really boast about is our high standard of restaurants. There are so many wonderful places to eat all across Barbados
- some well known and some off the beaten track.
Barbados' restaurants offer something for everyone; from stunning beachfront restaurants, with the sound of the gentle waves lapping on the
beach, such as The
Beach House, to to lively, relaxed bistros such as
do Brasil, the only Brazilian steakhouse in Barbados.
Did you know that some restaurants offer special discounts if you book through the Totally Barbados website?
To find out about all the wonderful places you can go to eat in Barbados you can refer to the Totally Barbados Restaurant guide. We have detailed
the restaurants by location,
type of restaurant and by
cuisine so you can always find
somewhere to suit your appetite.
Things to do in Barbados
You will be amazed at the choice of things to do in Barbados from zip lining through jungle canopies to exploring caves. To find out what's
on offer you can refer to our Totally Barbados tourist attractions guide. This guide includes:
Top 10 Places to See in Barbados
» Tour Barbados
Tour Barbados South East
» Tour Operators
Tourist Attractions East Coast
Tourist Attractions Inland
Tourist Attractions Map
Tourist Attractions North Coast
Tourist Attractions South Coast
Tourist Attractions West Coast
It will also tell you where you can hire a car to tour
Barbados, whether it be to tour the south of Barbados
or even central Barbados. What's more, it lists
the best places to go sightseeing.
For instance, you could try riding a
off the beaten track of Barbados. Or why not check out the beautiful stalagmites and stalactites of
Barbados Nightlife Guide
If you like a good party then check out the Barbados Nightlife
guide, which will guide you through the nightlife of Barbados. Barbados is brimming with a wide range of nightlife, from spectacular
dinner and dance shows featuring fire-eaters and stilt walkers, to
pumping music nights showcasing live reggae, soca and house DJs.
The links below will help you get the party started!
1st and 2nd Street Holetown Nightlife
» Barbados South Coast Nightlife
» Barbados Weekly Nightlife Guide
» Barbados West Coast Nightlife
» St Lawrence
Barbados is blessed with miles of pristine beaches, ready for you to discover. There is nothing better than sinking your toes into the soft,
white sand or floating on the clear, blue sea.
Barbados beaches cater for everyone, from the surfer's favorite east coast to the picturesque, calm waters of the west coast of Barbados.
To find out where the best beaches in Barbados are, go to our
Barbados beaches guide.
Our comprehensive beach guide not only directs you to the best beaches in Barbados, but it also tells you what amenities are available at the
beach, provides you with information about the swimming conditions, and tells you where you can find the beach access points. This gives you
the chance to arrive in the know, with any worries you might have had completely washed away.
Barbados is teaming with sporting activities. We are blessed with world class golf courses and polo pitches. Not to mention, world famous surfing
Mecca's and of course rally racing.
So if you love sports and want to keep on the ball, check out the Totally Barbados sports guide, which tells you about World Cup Golf, World
Cup Cricket, car racing, fishing, horse racing, polo, scuba diving, water skiing, water sports, wind and kite surfing and more.
Getting around Barbados
Totally Barbados provides you with information about all the different places in Barbados including the main places of interest, and all of
the parishes. It even includes maps to help you find your way around.
Places of interest
1st and 2nd Street Holetown
To give you a better understanding of how Barbados is laid out, and what goes on in each parish you can check out our guide to Barbados parishes.
In the south of the island you will find
Christ Church and
. On the west coast you will find
St James and
St Peter. In the north
you will find St Lucy. On
the east coast you will find
St John and
St Philip. And finally
in the middle you will find
St Thomas and
St George; the only 2
parishes in Barbados that do not have water surrounding them.
Moving to Barbados
Are you looking to move to Barbados? If yes then you can use Totally Barbados as your one-stop shop to learn all about your beautiful new island
home. Here are some articles you might find useful:
On Arrival to Barbados
Settling in at Home in Barbados
Settling in Outside of Home
Forgotten who the Prime Minister is? What to know who's in charge of education for Barbados? Well you can find out all about who's who in the
Barbados Government, and what they can do for you on our Totally Barbados Government pages:
» Barbados Government
» The Cabinet of Barbados
» The History of Barbados
» Barbados Parliament
Totally Barbados details the history of Barbados from as far back as the Amerindians to the present day. To read all about the history of our
beautiful island you can go to the Totally Barbados history pages.
We're sure you'll be amazed at how one small island has so much history, and through it's own struggles and challenges helped shape politics
the world over.
» 1625 - 1627 - The Early Beginnings
of English Settlement in Barbados
» 1628 - 1630 - Barbados Changes Hands
» 1629 - 1639 - Henry Hawley and the First
House of Assembly of Barbados
» 1639 - 1641 - Setting the foundation for
the future of Barbados
People of Barbados
Barbados has produced a huge number of world famous celebrities, some of whom have been kind enough to spend time with us giving their history
and providing advice to other Barbadians in their field.
As we have, we're sure that you will learn something new about these famous Barbadians and feel inspired by their incredible achievements. You
can find out about famous Barbadians on our
Meet a Bajan pages.
Did you know that Earl
Maynard the Bajan world renowned body builder appeared in 17 Hollywood Blockbusters including some of the Jackie Chan movies?
Or had you heard that
Sobers had six fingers on each hand at birth instead of five (the extra fingers were removed in early boyhood).
You can read more exciting life stories like these at
Meet a Bajan guide.
We at Totally Barbados hope you enjoy your stay in Barbados. We think Barbados is a beautiful country, with so much on offer. But don't just
take our word for it - check out the video from one of our website users - 'Barbados