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'll find out the best beaches, restaurants,
accommodation and activities Barbados has to offer -
everything you could possibly need to know when visiting the
Having won the 2010 World's Leading Travel Destination
Website Award, 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
Keep up to date with all island's latest events by viewing
our jam packed Barbados events calendar.
You can also download Barbados mobile
apps for your tablet or smart phones.
Get Discounts and Special Offers
If you book certain accommodation, activities and
restaurants through our website, you'll receive all kinds of
special offers and discounts. Just click on Book Now from any feature
Barbados Events Calendar
Our Barbados events calendar guide helps you find out
everything that's hip and happening in Barbados. You can get
Agenda view of daily activities on in Barbados or see
Posterboard view with images of all scheduled events.
For the mobile user, select the
Stream view to combine poster board and agenda views
without it taking long to download.
With it's easy to use
search function, use it to plan your next outing by
checking out what events are coming up well in advance.
What's more, you can get a
discount on some of the events listed if you book through
the Totally Barbados website.
To find out what's happening in Barbados today, this coming
week, weekend, month or year on your mobile phone,
HD visit the iTunes Store and download the
Barbados To Do Mobile Events Calendar App for Barbados by
Brecal Inc / Totally Barbados.
The Barbados To Do Mobile Events Calendar App is designed for
both the local and visitor to Barbados and now available in
iTunes and at
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Did you know?
According to the 2014 Global Innovation Index, Barbados
is the most innovative country in the Caribbean, and the
world's 41st most innovative nation. Just one of the reasons
you call this blessed little island 'home'!
Four (4) Ways to find out what
to do in Barbados
Google Barbados Events
Calendar to see what's on and plan your perfect vacation.
2. For all cell phones
and mobile devices, visit
Events at Totally Barbados.
Barbados To Do at iTunes Store
Barbados To Do at Google play Store
Whether you're looking for a luxury hotel resort like The
Crane hotel overlooking one of the 10 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
For the perfect place to stay in Barbados visit:
All Inclusive Accommodation
Barbados Apartment Hotels
Barbados Beach Cottages
Barbados Boutique Hotels
Barbados Small Hotels
Christ Church Accommodation
East Coast Accommodation
Family Owned Apartments
Inland Barbados Accommodation
South Coast Accommodation
St Andrew Accommodation
St George Accommodation
St James Accommodation
St John Accommodation
St Joseph Accommodation
St Lucy Accommodation
St Michael Accommodation
St Peter Accommodation
St Philip Accommodation
St Thomas Accommodation
West Coast Accommodation
Restaurants and Dining
One thing Bajans can really boast about is the high standard
of restaurants on the island. There are so many wonderful
places to eat - some well-known, some more 'off the beaten
There's something for everyone; from stunning beachfront
dining to lively bistros like the
Coffee Bean. The best part is some
restaurants offer special discounts if you book through
Want to know more? Find restaurants in our Restaurant Guide by...
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 wonderful things to see and do. However, no matter
how long you've lived on the island, there are surely places
you may not have seen or fully explored yet.
It's a great reason for you to act like a tourist for the
day and revisit, or even go for the first time, to some of
the amazing locations and
attractions Barbados has to offer.
For instance, why not check out the natural beauty of the
stalagmites and stalactites of
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 Places to See in Barbados
Tour Barbados Central
Tour Barbados East
Tour Barbados North
Tour Barbados South
Tour Barbados South East
Tourist Attractions East Coast
Tourist Attractions Inland
Tourist Attractions Map
Tourist Attractions North Coast
Tourist Attractions South Coast
Tourist Attractions West Coast
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
1st and 2nd Street Holetown Nightlife
Barbados South Coast Nightlife
Barbados Weekly Nightlife Guide
Barbados West Coast Nightlife
St Lawrence Gap Nightlife
Barbados is blessed with miles of pristine beaches, just
ready for you to discover, or rediscover, as the case may
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.
South Coast Beaches
West Coast Beaches
East Coast Beaches
North Coast Beaches
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
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
Barbados Transport Board
Cruise Terminal Transport
-- ZR Vans
Places of interest
1st and 2nd Street Holetown
St Lawrence Gap
To give you a better insight into how Barbados is laid out, check out our page on the 11 parishes of Barbados.
On the south of the island you will find the parishes of Christ Church and St Michael.
On the west coast, there's St James and St Peter.
Up north is St Lucy, and on the east coast you'll find St Andrew, St Joseph, St John and St Philip.
Last, but not least, are the two central parishes of St Thomas and St George; the only 2 parishes in Barbados that are not surrounded by water.
Need more details?
Moving to Barbados
Once you've decided to move to the island, let Totally Barbados
be your one-stop-shop to learn all about your beautiful new island home.
You might find these links useful:
Living in Barbados
Moving to Barbados
On Arrival to Barbados
Settling in at Home in Barbados
Settling in Outside of Home in Barbados
We don't need to tell you twice that Barbados is a beautiful country with so much to offer both locals and visitors alike.
We encourage all visitors to Barbados to discover our island and help us spread the word to the world about the beauty of the island.
Hopefully our pages motivate you to discover more about Barbados and find out just why it is
it that Barbados 'rocks'.
Tip: Don't just take our word for it - check out a video from one of our website visitors - 'Barbados Rocks!' - and fall in love with this island paradise. - 'Barbados