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Category Island News

10 Things to Consider when Planning a Wedding in Barbados

Posted On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 By West Coast Villas Sothebys International

Barbados has two weather seasons - wet and dry. Wet season runs from June until October (as we say in Barbados - "June too soon, October all over!") and tropical rainstorms sometimes occur during this time. The Barbados tourism industry also has two seasons - high and low.

Top 10 Historical Activities in Barbados

Posted On Monday, April 11, 2016 By West Coast Villas Sotheby's International Realty

Barbados is overrun with exciting opportunities to explore the Caribbean's past beyond the sun, sea and sand. Today, a visit to Barbados brings history to life through guided tours, mapped routes and even self exploration. It is easy to connect with the past while exploring Barbados in the present. 

Top 15 Oceanfront Restaurants in Barbados

Posted On Friday, March 04, 2016 By West Coast Villas Sotheby's International Realty

This small island is home to a wide range of excellent seafront restaurants offering everything from delicious local seafood to imported delicacies. Whether you’re planning a romantic dinner for two or on the hunt for the best cocktails with a view, there’s a spot just for you on this list. These restaurants range from fine dining to more laid back ‘liming’, each offering something unique to suit various budgets and tastes on every coast!  Read on to learn more about what we consider to be the Top 15 best oceanfront places to eat in Barbados, listed in order of location:

5 of the best Bajan dishes plus a drink (with recipes)

Posted On Monday, November 02, 2015 By West Coast Villas Sotheby's International Realty

1. Macaroni Pie Cheesy 'Pie' is one of the most popular foods in Barbados and is served all over the island. The Bajan version is made with macaroni tubes rather than elbow macaroni. 1/2 pound tubed macaroni 4 cups grated cheddar cheese 1 cup evaporated milk 1/3 cup ketchup 1 tbsp. yellow mustard 1 small onion, grated 1 egg, beaten

Planning the perfect day out with the children

Posted On Thursday, October 08, 2015 By West Coast Villas Sotheby's International Realty

From toddlers to teens, this sample itinerary of the perfect fun filled day in Barbados will ensure that the whole family has a great time: For those energiser bunnies who like to wake up early, head on down to the East Coast of the island to catch the sunrise. Cattle wash and Bathsheba are perfect beaches for a walk and collecting sea shells.

Top Photo Spots in Barbados

Posted On Tuesday, August 04, 2015 By West Coast Villas Sotheby's International Realty

There’s hardly an unattractive vista in all of Barbados, but if you’re looking to snap some interesting and unique photos of this beautiful island to share with all your friends, this list will lead you to the right places for getting those brag-worthy shots. 1.    Cherry Tree Hill, St.Andrew 

5 events not to be missed in Barbados this summer

Posted On Friday, July 03, 2015 By West Coast Villas Sotheby's International Realty

The summer season is a hive of activity in Barbados thanks to Crop Over and there are so many events going on during July and August that you may have a difficult time choosing where to go and what to see during your visit! We’ve rounded up our top 5 events during the Crop Over Season, many of which are free to attend, which will give you the perfect mix of local entertainment and fun for the entire family: 1.    ‘Pan Pun de sand’