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Bajan Roots & Rhythms

Bajan Roots & Rhythms (Saint Lawrence Main Road, Christ Church) — A “must see” in Barbados this dinner show and party is held Wednesday and Fridays at The Plantation Theatre from 7pm to 10:15pm. This show is known as the only cabaret style show on the island to have a true genuine representation of the […]

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Champers

Champers (Skeetes Hill, off Hwy. 7, Rockley, Christ Church) –– this romantic and elegant, open air restaurant is nestled into a quiet lane on a cliff with panoramic views over the ocean. In addition to the restaurant, visitors can relax in the comfy lounge and browse around the art gallery. With vibrant design, attentive service, […]

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TAXI

Barbados taxis can be easily identified by the letter “Z” that appears on their license plates. As you exit customs you’ll see a board displaying the standard taxi fares to various points on the island. Be sure to stop a minute and review these prices As you emerge from the Arrivals Hall you can quickly […]

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Barbados Museum and Historical Society

Barbados Museum and Historical Society (St. Ann’s Garrison, St. Michael Parish) – this museum, housed in a former 19th century military prison, is now a UNESCO World Heritage site located in the island’s capital, Bridgetown. The displays here include: artifacts of the Amerindians (the early inhabitants of the Caribbean islands); Children’s Gallery ‘Yesterday’s Children’ which […]

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Arlington House

Arlington House (Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter Parish) –– located within a restored 18th century building in Speightstown, St. Peter, Arlington House is an interactive three-floor museum that is both educational and engaging (showcasing the history of sugar, trade and seafaring tales of the first settlers). This house was originally the home of a wealthy […]

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About Barbados

Barbados is an island in the eastern Caribbean (covering an area of 431 square kilometers) which was initially discovered by Spanish colonists toward the early 1500s, but was never officially claimed by any of the European powers until the British took possession of it in 1624. Unlike some of the other Caribbean islands (which was […]