Where to stay in Barbados

Barbados’a traditional landmark hotels have been welcoming visitors for over a century, but this Caribbean island idyll is also home to a crop of chic boutique boltholes, smart self-catering cottages and eco-lodges.

Barbados: Flying fish and cou-cou

We get the lowdown from Jason Joseph, head chef at Cobblers Cove Hotel, on Barbados' national dish: flying fish and cou-cou

Top five Caribbean food tours

Whether you're 'liming' in Trinidad or calling in for conch in Nassau, work up an appetite with our top five Caribbean food tours

Eat: Barbados

From macaroni pie and pickled shrimp to dolphinfish and tuna tartare, Bajan food is surprising, hearty, and often so fresh it’s practically singing

Barbados: Bajan bites

Take the reggae bus and discover Barbados' cuisine.

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