Our island Barbados, affectionately known as 'Little England' still has many characteristics that are on a par with the 'Mother Country', England. A simple drive around could easily expose you to the very large areas of lush, green rolling hills in the Scotland District of St. Andrew. A district that was nicknamed after the hills and fields in Scotland, England.
The island of Barbados welcomes visitors as tourism is a vital aspect of our livelihood. With this in view, the island is geared towards always making itself more marketable in this area. It is our distinct pleasure to embrace visitors from all walks of life and share our lives, history and culture with ease.
A big part of the reason you chose to visit or return to Barbados is primarily because of its beaches and bays. Whether you want to go for a short swim on the West Coast, go surfing on the East Coast or have a picnic on the North Coast, our numerous choices will surely give you great options to choose from.
The island of Barbados has been highly acclaimed as a well sought after tourist destination and as such, the standard of accommodation on the island is of a high one. Along with Barbados' upmarket accommodation, coral sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise like waters, historic buildings, fine dining, art and culture and friendly people are but a few of the aspects of the island that will augur well for a comfortable stay on your part.
We truly hope this Barbados Pocket Guide gives you great insight into our island Barbados. Who we are, where we came from and where we are going. Topics including Animals, Heritage, Lighthouses, National Heroes, Sugar Factories and Weather are all but a few of what this pocket guide has to offer. As you can well imagine, there is so much more we can share with you but we would much prefer for you to go right ahead and explore what to all of us is a gem and a paradise of a home sweet home.