Fun Facts about Barbados.
- Barbados has pure drinking water and was the first Caribbean island to have piped water.
- Barbados enjoys eight to nine hours of sunshine most days.
- “Pride and Industry” is the Motto of Barbados.
- Barbados was first called Los Barbados, which means ‘the bearded ones’.
- The island of Barbados was once a coral reef.
Local Secrets.Away from the luxury resorts of the west coast and the well-developed south coast, you will find an extra special secret to this island. Central Barbados has rolling terrain of limestone hills and amid this lush scenery are fascinating survivors of the colonial past. Museums document this engrossing history while several botanic gardens exploit the beauty possible from the perfect growing conditions. Wimdu is redefining the way you travel. At Wimdu, accommodation hosts offer their private property or spare rooms for social travelers to rent. These vacation rentals, apartments and Bed and Breakfasts are as comfortable as hotels and as affordable as hostels.
What to do on Vacation in Barbados?.
Booking a Wimdu accommodation in Barbados, visitors will find plenty of rental options. Small families who simply need a place to stay when they're not out and about enjoying the beach will find lots of 2-4 bedrooms cottages with cozy furnishings, comfy bedrooms, well-supplied kitchens, and ocean side decks. You simply won’t miss out on your first choice apartment or vacation accommodation in Barbados with Wimdu. Many of these classic cottages have been well-loved vacation destinations for decades, and are perfect, budget-friendly accommodations for families who just need a quiet place to relax on near the beachBarbados has a wonderful way of opening visitors eyes up to new experiences. Think of it as like visiting a world you never knew existed. Believe us, in Barbados, there’s never a dull moment, but instead days filled with good fun, friendly people and endless relaxation. Thanks to the world reknowned beaches, this spectacular Carribbean stage has been set.
When to visit?
They say the best months to visit Barbados are January through to April. This is the driest and least humid time of year and are usually a couple of degrees cooler than other times of year. Most vacation rentals come equipped with air conditioning as standard. Finding a beach villa in Barbados with a pool is also a great option if you want to dip in and out of the water without walking down to the beach. While the official hurricane season for the region runs from June to November, Barbados' easterly position in the Caribbean means that it normally escapes direct hits. Nonetheless, if you travel in the late summer or autumn, you do increase the risk of coinciding with poor weather, and you should at the very least be prepared for some rain.Lastly, bear in mind that in the peak winter months, everywhere is pretty busy, while in the quietest months of September and October, some hotels, restaurants and bars operate under limited are shut.