Are you visiting Barbados and want a full overview of the island’s happenings? You’ve come to the right place – the Totally Barbados Visitors Guide.
Here, you will find out the best beaches, restaurants, accommodation, and activities Barbados has to offer – everything you would need to know when visiting the island.
Having won multiple World Travel Awards, you can be sure that whether you’re looking for accommodation options, hotels, apartments or spas, events, things to do, restaurants, maps or other useful tips and tricks about the island, we have all the information right here.
Our Barbados events calendar guide helps you find out everything that’s hip and happening in Barbados. You can get view our events calendar
What’s more, you can get a discount on some of the events listed if you book through the Totally Barbados website.
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Did you know?
According to The Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 Report by “The World Economic Forum,” Barbados was named the highest-ranking destination in the Caribbean and the world’s 58th most innovative nation.
Whether you’re looking for a luxury hotel resort like The Crane hotel overlooking one of the ten best beaches in the world or a self-catering apartment like Plum Tree Club on the south coast, Barbados has many different types of accommodation to suit every tourist’s needs.
For the perfect place to stay in Barbados visit:
Restaurants, Dining and Places to Eat
One thing Bajans can boast about is the high standard of restaurants and places to eat on the island. There are so many beautiful places to eat – some well-known, some more ‘off the beaten track.’
There’s something for everyone; from stunning beachfront dining to lively bistros. The best part is some restaurants offer exclusive discounts if you book through Totally Barbados.
Want to know more? Find all varieties of restaurants and place to eat in our Restaurant Guide:
You’ll never be short of options for all tastes and budgets in Barbados.
Things to do in Barbados
As a local, you’ll be well aware that Barbados is packed with many beautiful things to see and do. However, no matter how long you’ve lived on the island, there are undoubtedly places you may not have seen or fully explored yet.
It’s an excellent reason for you to act like a tourist for the day and revisit, or even go for the first time, to some of the fantastic locations and attractions Barbados has to offer.
For instance, why not check out the natural beauty of the stalagmites and stalactites of Harrisons Cave?
Whatever you’re looking to do, from art classes to yoga, road trips to catamaran sailing, you’re sure to be amazed as you re-explore the island of Barbados.
Top 10 Lists – Things to do in Barbados
Barbados Nightlife Guide
As a local, you probably know a lot of the island’s nightspots, but it can’t hurt to refresh your memory!
As you will know, 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. So if you like a good party, check out our Barbados Nightlife Guide and have a read through the links below:
Barbados is blessed with miles of pristine beaches, just ready for you to discover, or rediscover, as the case may
be. As locals, we sometimes don’t get to the beach as much as we’d like but can all agree that there’s nothing better than
sinking your toes into the soft, white sand or floating in the clear, blue sea.
Barbados beaches cater to everyone, from the surfer’s favorites along the east coast to the picturesque, calmer
waters of the west coast.
To reacquaint yourself with the best beaches, see our Barbados beaches guide. Not only will you get directions to the best beaches, but our guide also tells you the available amenities, swimming conditions, and where you can find beach access points to ensure you arrive in the know.
Barbados Beaches Guide
Bajans are renowned sports lovers, and Barbados is teaming with all manner of sporting activities. We are blessed with international standard golf courses and polo pitches, not to mention world famous surfing spots, rally racing events, and of course cricket matches!
If you love sports check out our Totally Barbados Sports Guide. You’ll get all you need to know about World Cup Golf, World Cup Cricket, car racing, fishing, horse racing, polo, scuba diving, water skiing, water sports, wind and kite surfing, and so much more.
Barbados Sports Guide
Getting around Barbados
It goes without saying that during your stay in Barbados, you’ll no doubt want to explore this little island paradise.
Getting around Barbados is easy. There are so many options – from hiring a car, taking the bus, and even riding a bicycle.
We’ve made your holiday route planning that little bit easier for you by providing information about the main
places of interest, as well as details about all of the island’s parishes. We even have maps to help you find your
the way around.