Travel Planning
Barbados
Travel Planning
Barbados

Barbados at a Glance

Perfectly calm inlets, wild, windy shores and a dense green interior make Barbados a flexible and exciting travel destination for people of all interests and budgets.

Surfers head for the wind-battered eastern coast of the island. Legendary waves also make this a good spot for windsurfing. Hikers and walkers wind along the craggy coastline here and can watch the surfers out in the bay. 

Beyond the beach there are a wealth of different historical activities and museums for visitors to see. Visitors can walk old plantation lands, tour buildings and learn about slavery and colonization and how Barbados overcame them. Productive, independent farms dot this landscape so stop in and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables for a delicious, Barbados-style picnic later on.

What to Expect
High Season
December - May
Low Season
June - November
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      Major Airports
      • Major Airport Grantley Adams International Airport

      Passport / Visa Requirements

      U.S citizens can travel to Barbados with a passport only if their trip will be less than 28 days. For more information visit the U.S State Department's website.

      Need to Know

      Severe Weather Barbados receives hurricanes and tropical storms during the summer and early autumn.

      Safety Concerns Watch out for petty theft. Don't leave valuables out in plain view and consider storing things in your hotel safe.

      Health Concerns Barbados has clean drinking water, but if you are ever unsure boiling your water is always an option.