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Famous for its sunny beaches, the island of Barbados was settled by the English from 1625. It was gradually turned into a series of sugar plantations and slaves were brought to work on them. In 1966 it became independent and has since grown to be a major Caribbean tourism destination, with hotels ranging from bed and breakfast to top quality resorts.

Major Holiday Attractions

The best beaches are on the southern and western coasts. The east side is rockier. There are also the botanical gardens and the Flower Forest.

Population of Barbados

It has a population of 285,000, though as it measures only 34km by 23km, it has a very high population density.

Language of Barbados

The language spoken is English.

Capital of Barbados

The capital is Bridgetown.

Other Tourist Attractions

For sporty holiday people these range from surfing to diving to golf. There is the Caribbean Wax Museum that focuses on regional heroes and there are museums to history and cricket. A popular underground attraction is Harrison’s Cave. Nowhere is far to reach from your hotel.

Barbados Celtic Festival

Barbados Celtic Festival 2019

The Caribbean island of Barbados is to host the Barbados Celtic Festival, one of its most spectacular festivals and one of the foremost Celtic festivals globally, from 21 to 26…

Let the adventure begin.