Things to do in
west coast of Barbados is often referred to as the "Platinum Coast" and is renowned for the
clear warm waters that lap gently onto golden sands. This coast is ideal for your Caribbean
vacation whether it’s a family holiday or a romantic getaway. There are several magnificent
beaches along this coast. Each of these beaches you will find the calm azure waters of the
Caribbean Sea that are perfect for swimming and clean coral sands on which to relax and soak up
the brilliant Caribbean sunshine. However, on the East Coast of Barbados huge Atlantic waves
crash along the shore and these beaches are better suited for walking and
is a relatively small island there is much to explore so you should consider renting a car
during your Barbados vacation. Discover some of the wonderful and exciting attractions Barbados
has to offer. Welchman Hall Gully is a must see attraction for nature lovers. Cruises and choose
swimming with turtles, snorkelling, fishing or diving or unforgettable undersea expedition. An
island tour is an excellent way to explore Barbados. These tours offer a variety of safari
island tours, as well as a Turtle and Shipwreck Adventure.
chattel villages to air-conditioned malls, Barbados offers a varied shopping experience, with
high-quality, tax-free merchandise, excellent service by friendly and knowledgeable sales staff,
and comfortable, air-conditioned stores. Shopping in Barbados truly is just beyond your
imagination. Duty-free shopping is especially popular, with prices typically being 30 to 50%
less than in Europe and North America. When making duty-free purchases be sure to have your
passport or airline ticket with you. Your packages can be delivered to the airport or sea port
for your convenience.
life: Barbados nightclubs
feature live entertainment most nights of the week. Most bands play local music, calypso and
reggae, but there are several excellent R & B bands that play top international music,
sometimes with a Caribbean beat, the Whistling Frog's party nights with a street party, Karaoke and
live bands to entertain you.
Dining: There is an abundance of fine restaurants on the island
that offer local cuisine, seafood and continental cuisine. The wide range of dining options
available in Barbados ensures that there is something to suit every taste and budget.
By day informal attire is acceptable
in most Barbados restaurants, but at night a more formal dress code is enforced. It is also
recommended that dinner reservations be made in advance, especially during the winter.
the Barbados tourist
board websitefor more