Travel guide to The Caribbean Coast

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Facts

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Local name
Caribbean Coast

Travel preparation

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Best time to visit

It is sunny on the east coast during most of the year. If you want to avoid the hottest time of the year, it is a good idea to visit the Caribbean Coast from December until May. During this period, the temperature is lower and it is less rainy.

Local conditions

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Time zone

Barbados is 4 hours behind GMT.

Culture and entertainment

In February, the Holetown Festival is being held. This is where the first new-comers arrived from England in 1627. The festival lasts several weeks with markets, music festivals and a race in the streets. Most of the festivals take place in or around the capital Bridgetown.

Accommodation / Hotel

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Accommodations on the Caribbean Coast are good. There are hotels of all standards and of all kinds. Furthermore, there are good opportunities to rent a villa or an apartment on the southern part of the coast. The cheapest kind of accommodation on the island is to rent an apartment. Book your hotel in The Caribbean Coast here

Local transport

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Taxi

There are many tourists on the Caribbean Coast and therefore many taxis. It is easy to hire a taxi in the area. It is a good idea to agree on a price before the ride begins because they do not use taximeters.
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