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The Best Things to Do in Barbados

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Barbados is the antithesis of the sleepy Caribbean destination. Travelers may find they haven’t scheduled enough time to explore all of the attractions and activities in Barbados’ 166 square miles. From numerous historic landmarks to an abundance of adventure and water sports activities and a surprising array of distinctive elements, Barbados features something for everyone.
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Bridgetown, Barbados
Bridgetown, Barbados is one of a handful of Caribbean cities with a largely intact historic downtown district. Landmarks include National Heroes Square and the Fountain Garden, both located along bustling commercial streets. Broad Street is home...
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Oistins, Barbados
Barbados is one of a handful of Caribbean destinations that feature world-class golf. The PGA European Tour first sanctioned the Barbados Golf Club in Christ Church parish for a PGA Seniors Tournament in 2003. The Tom Fazio-designed Green Monkey...
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Highway 7, Bridgetown, Barbados

Part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with Historic Bridgetown, the Garrison was Britain's first permanent military base in the Caribbean. Established in 1705, it was the obvious destination for transatlantic traders and naval...

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Holetown, Barbados
The week-long annual Holetown Festival on Barbados’ west coast commemorates the 17th century landing of English settlers in the country and kicks off with a re-enactment of that historic event. The February 12 to 19 festival also features parade...
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Foster Hall, Barbados

A half-hour's drive from Bridgetown on the east coast, these gardens on just 2.4 hectares (six acres) of lush grounds are home to an astounding variety of tropical and subtropical plants, from orchids to palms and species found only...

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Gaskin, Barbados
Bushy Park in Saint Philip parish is a 2.2 kilometer, FIA grade-3 motorsports course that hosts professional auto racing events including the annual Global Rally Cross Championship. Visitors can test their skills in a variety of race cars from...
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Bathsheba, Barbados
The map may say Bathsheba, but the locals call it the "Soup Bowl." Known for its world class surfing, the eastern shore of Barbados feels like a throw back to the prehistoric age. Giant boulders tower 50' in the air above the beach, placed there...
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Pebbles Beach, Bridgetown, Barbados
For a delicious and simple fish fix, this is the place to go! With 3 menu items (cheese, egg, marlin), there aren't many options, but it works! I recommend getting all 3 on 1 sandwich. The price is cheap at $5 US, and the food is fresh. Although...
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Bridgetown, Barbados
Come thirsty and leave satisfied. Explore the oldest rum distillery in the world, harbored right here in Barbados. For just $10USD, discover the history of rum making in the Caribbean which all started right here. Sample and taste four different...
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Bridgetown, Barbados
After a delightful tour of the Mount Gay Rum Distillery, we walked our tipsy selves back through Bridgetown, stopping at every stall to inspect the local fruits and veggies. One thing we don't find nearly as often in Puerto Rico is soursop (sugar...