With Sandy beaches and turquoise seas to the west, a rugged coastline to the north and rolling Atlantic surf to the east, Barbados is an island that has it all.
Evidence of Arawak settlers on Barbados dates back as far as 1600 B.C. Centuries later the Spanish and Portuguese landed on the island, but it was ultimately the British who claimed it in 1625 and their colonial influence can be found in many things. In the past, the island’s fortunes rested largely on the ubiquitous sugarcane crop, introduced by the Dutch in the first half of the 17th century, which is why Barbados is lucky enough to still have several rum distilleries of its own. Barbados is relaxed, warm and sunny all year round with an average daytime high of 25-30ºC and slightly cooler nights that are perfect for enjoying your favourite rum.
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