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Visiting Barbados

A spot of England in the Caribbean, Barbados may be the most laid-back place on the planet to enjoy afternoon tea with a game of cricket. Sunny days, clear shallows, and stretches of white sand will seduce you, but tear yourself out of the lounge chair; you won’t want to miss exploring the island’s Bajan heritage and attractions like Harrison’s Cave and Oistins’ famous fish fry.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo. ... Read More
A spot of England in the Caribbean, Barbados may be the most laid-back place on the planet to enjoy afternoon tea with a game of cricket. Sunny days, clear shallows, and stretches of white sand will seduce you, but tear yourself out of the lounge chair; you won’t want to miss exploring the island’s Bajan heritage and attractions like Harrison’s Cave and Oistins’ famous fish fry.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Barbados

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Crane Beach - Wrecked !!

Written by ChrisJBrady on 23 May, 2006

Crane Beach, Barbados - WRECKEDWhat was one of the better beaches in the World has effectively and practically been wrecked - not by Hurricanes but by the swamping of the beach by sun-loungers apparently belonging to the nearby Crane Hotel, along with broken glass, rubbish,…Read More


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Paradise found in Barbados

Written by lwoodie on 08 Nov, 2002

Barbados is a beautiful island, one that is sometimes forgotten due to its off the beaten path location as compared to the other islands (much like Aruba, Curacao, and Bonaire). We spend most of our time in Christ Church on both visits. My husband…Read More


Stuck in Barbados!

Written by Yad on 02 Aug, 2002

Thanks to the fact that we were travelling on airline Staff Travel (i.e. standby, so we only get on if there is space left), there is always an element of risk concerning whether or not we'll get on a flight. Usually we've been lucky…Read More


Dinosaurs and Amerindians (II)

Written by Andy Taitt on 03 Aug, 2000

2. Amerindians and Latecomers With the years I had moved away from this house, returning after first my father, then my aunt died and the house had come into my possession. After the settling in, I started getting to know the beach again with a sense…Read More


Going to Barbados?

Written by catiebug13 on 29 Jan, 2009

With a diverse landscape and beautiful beaches, Barbados is a must-see island in the Caribbean. It is recommended for travelers who enjoy beach resorts for relaxation but also like to get out and explore local cultures. Quick TipsBarbados is divided up into regions called parishes;…Read More


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Wind Surf's Caribbean Buffet

Written by AndreaRH on 22 Mar, 2008

During each Wind Surf Caribbean itinerary, the chefs host a Caribbean buffet. The crew transforms The Lounge into a large dining room and prepares a sumptuous smorgasbord that's displayed in the art gallery (between The Lounge and the Yacht Club). A gloriously whimsical dessert buffet…Read More


Terre-de-Haut, Iles des Saintes

Written by AndreaRH on 22 Mar, 2008

Terre-de-Haut, Iles des Saintes is a gorgeous—albeit tiny—enclave with just 1,500 residents. You'll tender from the Wind Surf to the small coastal town of Bourg. Here you'll enjoy shopping the main drag for T-shirts, jewelry, rum, paintings from a local art gallery, etc. There…Read More


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Marigot, St. Martin

Written by AndreaRH on 22 Mar, 2008

Today was one of those perfect vacation days! We tendered to Marigot on the French side of St. Martin. This is so much better than arriving at Philipsburg on the Dutch side of the island! All the large ships head for Philipsburg, so the Wind…Read More


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Gustavia, St. Barthelemy

Written by AndreaRH on 22 Mar, 2008

You've probably heard about St. Barthelemy, or St. Barts, before. It is beautiful! It's also an enclave for the rich (make that super-rich) and famous. Just walk along the dock at Gustavia (where the Wind Surf tender drops off visitors) and you'll see mega-yachts from…Read More


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Charlestown, Nevis

Written by AndreaRH on 22 Mar, 2008

Nevis is another small island, but the beaches are gorgeous. Some of our fellow passengers headed for the posh Four Seasons resort; others went to the beach for swimming and snorkeling. This is the place to see lots of animals, including monkeys, goats, rosters/chickens, etc.Windstar…Read More


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