Plan Your Trip
With its alluring natural beauty, vibrant culture and gracious hospitality, no port of call in the Caribbean can rival Barbados.
Located just a mile from the capital city of Bridgetown, the Bridgetown Port welcomes passengers to the island with a state-of-the-art cruise ship terminal that includes a number of restaurants, bars, and duty-free shops, plus a modern communications centre.
From here, the entire island and its riches are available to you. Rent a car and explore at your leisure. Share stories with the locals at a rum shop. Acquire an affinity for flying fish. Be thrilled by the excitement of horse racing at Garrison Savannah. Or simply find your spot on one of the world’s most beautiful beaches and do nothing at all.
life lessons: a day in barbados
Though your time spent on island may be limited by your stay in port, there’s no end to all you can do to turn a day spent in Barbados into an unforgettable experience. So as a way to begin your education, we offer a few suggestions on how you can Long Live Life in Barbados.
things to do
Possessing some of the most beautiful white sand beaches found in the world, just about anywhere you travel along the coast of Barbados, you’re certain to find an ideal place to pull up a chair, enjoy a rum punch and relax beneath the warm spotlight of tropical sunshine. Learn more.
One of the most unique shopping experiences in the Caribbean, Barbados is a shopper’s paradise. Offering everything from top designer accessories, exotic jewelry and crystal, to liquor – especially world famous Barbadian rum – and fine tobacco. Learn more.
For those who long for excitement, Barbados does not disappoint. Here, the centre of the island makes for a natural obstacle course that dares thrill seekers. Take a zip line trek through the ‘Harris’ or ‘Jack-in-the-Box’ gullies, hike through Coles Cave with a team from Trekkers Outdoor Adventures, or step aboard a 4x4 jeep for an off-road tour from Island Adventures. Learn More.
Barbados has been known to inspire many things–exceptional rum, great music and even a spur-of-the-moment wedding or two. Here, no advance notice is needed to marry. After you make arrangements with a Marriage Officer and obtain a license, you’re free to wed in paradise. Learn more.
Festivals & Events
There’s always something new to discover in Barbados. And chances are it’s all happening when you’re here. From a surfing competition to a Food & Wine festival to a cricket match, there’s no end to what you can enjoy here, even if your stay is limited in time. Learn more.
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