COVID-19: Stay up to date with our coverage on the coronavirus pandemic. Read more >



Caribbean Cruise

Cruise ships are a luxurious way to relax in Barbados, travel through the region and enjoy beautiful views. Various eastern-Caribbean voyages either board and disembark on the island, or feature it as one of their main ports of call.

Most ships dock at the deep water harbour near Bridgetown, on the island's south-west…

read more

Scuba diving

The waters around Barbados are a treasure trove of marine life. Scuba divers will find corals, turtles, rays and barracudas, as well as numerous schools of tropical fish in barrier reefs around two miles (3km) off shore. Eels and seahorses populate the fringe reefs found closer to the coast.

Barbados is also…

read more


Surfing is king in Barbados. Indeed, the island's coral-reef coastline, strong, constant trade winds and year-round swell create the Caribbean's most consistent surf conditions.

Serious surfers should visit the Soup Bowl, which is home to the island's biggest and most powerful waves. Located along the east coast,…

read more


Barbados is one of the best windsurfing spots in the world. Beginners and veterans will find a dream setting in which to ride waves, jump or simply sail.

Silver Sands is the island's most popular windsurfing location. Visitors can expect challenging yet forgiving conditions, set up by a reef that lies 820ft (250m)…

read more


Become our Barbados Travel Expert

We are looking for contributors for our Barbados travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to Barbados or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.