Near perfect, year round weather conditions has made Barbados a preferred Caribbean destination for A-list celebrities, new and repeat visitors. Steeped in colonial heritage Barbados is a premier holiday destination from fine dining restaurants to local rum shops, luxury taxis to local "reggae" buses, calm waters on the west coast to the rugged seas of the Atlantic on the east coast, Barbados is an island of amazing contrasts.
Facts: Capital City - Bridgetown
Currency - The Barbados dollar is tied to the US Dollar at a rate of US$1 to BBD $1.98, all other currencies fluctuate
Population - 287,000
Size - 166 Square Miles, 21 Miles Long x 14 Miles Wide