Why Barbados is so popular

Travellers who have not been there before often wonder why Barbados is so popular. Barbados has for decades been one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. This Caribbean island has so much to offer it is easy to understand why Barbados is so popular.



With its tropical climate and idyllic unspolit beaches there are fewer destinations to beat Barbados. The swimming on the west coast is in turquoise, generally calm, waters where the sea temperature is warm. On the west coast are wild beaches and high surf. There is something in Barbados for everyone.

Why Barbados is so popular


The weather and beautiful beaches are amongst the many wonderful things Barbados has to offer. However, visitors to the island will tell you that it's the food and rum that keeps them coming back for more. Barbados does indeed have wonderful culinary offerings. Rum never tastes better than it does in Barbados.

Regarded as the culinary island of the Caribbean excellent food and rum are the essence of Barbados culture. They are celebrated annually through the Barbados Food and Rum Festival.  Visitors flock to the island year after year to participate.

Why Barbados is so popular

The festival started back in 2009. Its aim is to tell the story of rum. This is inextricable from the story of Barbados as a nation and indeed its people.

The four day festival takes place each year. It is designed to tantalise the taste buds and provide those on the Barbados' culinary scene with an opportunity to showcase their talent. The festival provides thousands of guests and food and rum lovers with the opportunity to savour the very best of Bajan cuisine and cocktails. 

You cannot visit Barbados and not try its local Bajan cuisine. Barbados offers amazing, tasty, street food. Some of the best in the world. Authentic treats where you can devour Bajan delights with other visitors and the locals. Try a tasty open air fish fry in the historic beachside town of Oistins. Here Bajan chefs create delicious fresh treats under the stars. It is a much talked about occasion offering a glimpse of Bajan life and cultural and culinary fusion.

Over the past 11 years attendees of the festival have enjoyed live food demonstrations from both local and international chefs. These have included celebrity chefs and Michelin star chefs. Guests may enjoy a wide range of culinary delights from the various food stations. These range from Michelin star fine dining to tasty, local street food. If you enjoy food and cocktails the festival will not disappoint you.


Barbados is easily accessed by air. There are many direct flights into Barbados from destinations such as the UK, Canada and the US. Flights from the UK are now available from Manchester, Heathrow and Gatwick airports.


One of the often stated reasons why Barbados is so popular is because of its happy people. They live in sunny climes and enjoy a sunny disposition. We love the Bajans, their easy going approach to life and their gratitude for life's simple pleasures.


No-one wants to go on holiday thinking about medical facilities but in recent times this has become a more important factor. Barbados is well served by excellent medical centres, hospitals and physicians. This is one of the reasons why it has become such a popular destination for holiday home puchases.


Whether you are looking for fine dining or a beach bar ambiance, Barbados has it all. From beautiful, stylish restaurants like Lone Star located on one of the most beautiful west coast beaches to cool beach bars like La Cabane and SeaShed. Barbados has it all. It is easy to see why Barbados is so popular.

Why Barbados is so popular


Barbados offers some of the finest villas and hotels in the world. We have a large selection of luxury villas and apartments to suit all tastes and budgets. If you are interested in renting a villa in Barbados contact us today and one of our villa specialists will be happy to assist you.

Why Barbados is so popular

Don't take our word for it. Visit Barbados today and see for yourself why Barbados is so popular.

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