ATTRACTIONS: (a few major)
Barbados, of all the Carribean Islands, is considered to be one of the most sophisticated and charming. It's also one of the most developed islands in the region.
CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:
The capital city of Bridgetown is vibrant and offers superb shopping and dining experiences, many historical sites including the National Heroes Square with its statue of Lord Nelson, the National Heroes Gallery, the St. Nicholas Abbey plantation and the Parliament Buildings.
Barbados' beaches with their white sand and turquoise, clear water are major attractions; the Atlantic east coast is a favorite for surfers.
The British influence is still felt with the ritual of afternoon tea, cricket is the national sporting game and many people still dress for dinner. The site of the first British settlement is Holetown, on the west coast.
Central Barbados is home to vast plantation homes and beautiful botanical gardens.
TOURISM SITES AND LINKS:
PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS - WARNINGS:
- Electricity: 115V, 50Hz
- Times to Travel: Weather in Barbados, like most of the Caribbean, has little variation in conditions throughout the year. The average temperature is 75° to 80° F (24° to 29° C).
The warm sunshine and fresh breezes make Barbados a year-round destination.
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- Barbados Travel Advice and Warnings