Barbados

Barbados Travel Guide

A smart shop with custom-made and hand-painted clothing.

More than 50 acres are filled with tropical flora, from sago palms to birds-of-paradise.

A boutique with everything from cocktail dresses to beach cover-ups.

This new art gallery, housed in an early-20th-century apothecary, showcases local and international talent such as self-taught Rastafarian artist Ras Ishi.

Situated in Holetown’s Chattel Village shopping center, Beth & Tracie is a clothing and accessories store selling island-inspired designs for women and children.

The circa-1650 St. Nicholas Abbey, a sanctuary suspended in architectural grace, has a dark history: John Yeamans, who would later become the governor of South Carolina, had his partner, Benjamin Berringer, poisoned, married Berringer’s widow, and moved on up as the second owner of St. Nicholas.

Located in the parish of St. Andrew, this 17-acre park is built around the ruins of the Farley Hill house, a coral-stone mansion dating from 1818.

Owned and operated by husband and wife team Barry and Christie Banfield, Surf Barbados is home to everything from surfboard rentals to guided surfboard tours.