Barbados has a rhythm and beat all its own. The 166-square-mile island in the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean lies west of St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and north of Trinidad and Tobago. Barbados is 21 miles long and 14 miles wide. The island is primarily flat, with its highest peak only 1,100 miles above sea level, Mount Hillaby.
Barbados became famous as the “sanatorium of the West Indies” in the 19th century. Wealthy British found the island perfect for overcoming “the vapors” in the relaxed, unhurried culture and perfect pink sand beaches. Today, it is a lively, much more active island but it has retained its staunchly British demeanor. Barbadians still love cricket, high tea and drive on the left side of the road. Read the rest of this entry »
Barbados is the easternmost of the islands of the Caribbean and a popular vacation spot for Europeans as well as North Americans. The “garden of the West Indies” offers more expansive vistas and varied landscapes than many of the other islands in the region. Travel Agent supplier Luxury Retreats offers the finest villas on Barbados, so join us there in style!
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