Barbados Flights GuideOne of the most popular destinations and stop-off points for cruise lines, the Caribbean island of Barbados is an independent commonwealth nation of Britain. The country's capital, Bridgetown, serves as a cruise-ship port, and the country boasts beautiful bays, beaches, and boardwalks for travelers to relax and unwind on. Barbados is also home to interesting historical sites such as St. Nicholas Abbey, where tours take visitors along the preserved grounds of a former sugar plantation and explain the importance of sugar to the historical economy. Travelers can also expect to partake in the local tradition of afternoon tea, and will likely see many games of cricket being played as it is the country's national sport.
Barbados enjoys some of the most beautiful, consistent weather, with daily highs averaging 86 F/36 C. A great combination of steady trade winds and sunshine make the heat bearable, while overall the country receives over 3,000 hours of sunshine a year. Visitors to this sunny place will arrive in Grantley Adams International Airport.