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This bustling capital city, inscribed in 2011—along with The Garrison—onto the UNESCO World Heritage List, is a duty-free port with a compact shopping area. The principal thoroughfare is Broad Street,…

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Central Barbados

On the central west coast, in St. James Parish, Holetown marks the center of the Platinum Coast — so-called for the vast number of luxurious resorts and mansions that face…

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Northern Barbados

Speightstown, the north's commercial center and once a thriving port city, now boasts appealing local shops and informal restaurants. Many of Speightstown's 19th-century buildings, with traditional overhanging balconies, have been…

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South Coast

Christ Church Parish, which is far busier and more developed than the west coast, is chockablock with condos, high- and low-rise hotels, and beach parks. It is also the location…

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West Coast

Gentle Caribbean waves lap the west coast, and leafy mahogany trees shade its stunning coves and sandy beaches. The water is perfect for swimming and water sports. An almost unbroken…

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