Experience the unforgettable island 

Barbados is an eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation. Bridgetown, the capital, is a cruise-ship port with colonial buildings and Nidhe Israel, a synagogue founded in 1654. Around the island are beaches, botanical gardens, the Harrison’s Cave formation, and 17th-century plantation houses like St. Nicholas Abbey. Local traditions include afternoon tea and cricket, the national sport.

Destination Profile

Capital: Bridgetown

Dialing code: +1

Currency: Barbadian dollar

Population: 284,644 (2013) World Bank

Official language: English