Our ‘Green Monkeys’ of Barbados were brought on ships as gifts during the slave trade over 250 years ago from West Africa. These curious and social creatures have a unique golden- green fur and friendly face. Freely living on the island, you are bound to see one when you least expect it! Continue reading
When thinking of a tropical escape, two destinations immediately come to mind: The Caribbean – more specifically, Barbados and the other is Hawaii. Here are 10 reasons why many people choose to visit Barbados over Hawaii. Continue reading
Green, Eco-friendly Vacationing
No matter what continent, country or town you come from, we are all citizens of our beautiful planet earth. You should take care of our planet both at home and while on vacation.
At Bougainvillea Barbados we try our best to encourage our staff and guests to play their part Continue reading
Barbados has been called, time and time again, “The Family Destination of The Caribbean.”
The people are known to be very friendly, the island quite safe and there is so much to see and do. Planning a family trip to Barbados? Keep the whole family entertained with these 5 free family fun activities. Continue reading
There is a reason why Barbados, is called the island of Festivals.
With your choice of music festivals, food festivals to sporting festivals and cultural events, we highly recommend scheduling your trip to Barbados to coincide with one of these events. Here are 13 of our favourite Festivals in Barbados! Continue reading
Charge your cameras and walk with extra memory cards because Barbados is bursting with beauty that you can’t help but photograph. Here are our top 11 spots to capture that Instagram worthy couple shot! Continue reading
Barbados has a rich culture and history. From ancient Amerindian artifacts, housed in the Barbados Museum, to the more recent Concorde Experience, we invite you to explore these 19 museums in Barbados! Continue reading
The area so many things to discover about Barbados, this includes a dialect full of many interesting words and phrases, to places of interest. Continue reading
Some people travel to lay on a beach, others like to taste as many new foods as they can. But if you’re anything like us, you want the overall vacation experience. There is a foolproof formula to getting the most out of any vacation. Want in on a secret? Here it is! Continue reading
Come for the Fun!
Embrace your adventurous side and bring your cycling skills to the island of Barbados.
Stay at our sister property, Sugar Bay Barbados, and ride around the island during the first annual Barbados Cycling Festival. As part of the Year of Sports in Barbados, this festival will be taking place September 5 – 10, 2017. Continue reading