An island nation located in the Caribbean, Barbados is situated northeast of Venezuela. The country is one of the more popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean with its variety of beach resorts from rustic to luxurious and for its numerous historical sites including the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the capitol city of Bridgetown.
Why Travel to Barbados
Barbados is a coral island that boasts of beautiful landscapes and unique geography. It has numerous underground lakes and caves that would entice any visitor to the country. The Harrison’s Cave is probably the most famous with its network of caves, amazing stalactites and stalagmites as well as waterfalls and several pools within the caves.
Barbados is also surrounded by coral reefs providing an excellent destination for scuba diving and snorkelling. Tourists can choose to relax by sea on the white sandy beaches or enjoy these water sports activities. Barbados also offers a lot of inland activities such as strolling through the Andromeda Gardens or spending an afternoon in the Barbados Museum and Historical Society. Tourists can also visit the George Washington House, a historic house where the United States President George Washington once visited when he was just 19 years old. Don’t miss the St. Nicholas Abbey which is a plantation house and one of the three genuine Jacobean mansions found in the Western Hemisphere.
These are a just a few of the popular tourist spots in Barbados but the country definitely have more attractions and activities to offer any would be visitor.
Best Time to Visit Barbados
Before booking that flight ticket to Barbados, it is always good to know when the best time to travel is. Barbados can actually be enjoyed year round thanks to its temperate climate with an average temperature of 26 degrees Celsius. June through October is considered the hurricane season although there hasn’t been one in the recent years and July is considered the wettest month with around 18 days of rainfall. Peak tourist season occurs from mid-December through mid-April but because of the great weather all year round, you can choose to avoid going during these months and opt for less crowded periods. Generally, the best time to visit Barbados would have to be between the months of July to November with its cheaper flights and accommodation as well as some key events and festivals happening during this time.
How to Fly to Barbados
Barbados only has one airport that operate scheduled flights – Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) located in Christ Church. Previously known as Seawell Airport, several airlines operate flights to and from Barbados such as British Airways. To find the best airline to book air tickets, view this list of airlines that fly to Barbados from Singapore.
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