Barbados: Destiny In Paradise
Barbados in a Snapshot:
Nestled in the Caribbean, Barbados is a land rich in history, discoveries of which are still being made at its most ancient settlement of Port St. Charles. Settled by Indians, and then by the Portuguese and Spanish, the island was colonized by England in the 1600s until it won its freedom from British rule in the mid 1960s. The motto of Barbados, "Pride and Industry" serve the inhabitants well and has helped develop the small island into one of the world's ultimate tourist destinations.
Barbados, once home to large tobacco plantations, became one of the world's largest sugar growers and exporters. Today, Barbados is known as the ultimate holiday getaway, thanks to its temperate climate as well as some of the best shopping and dining in the Caribbean. The famous Saint James parish offers tourists historical attractions as well as a wealth of nighttime entertainment, fine dining, and accommodations in the area.
Visitors looking for outdoor adventure may enjoy deep-sea fishing, canoeing, horseback riding, hiking, or spending the day sleeping on warm, sandy beaches or snorkeling in the warm, clear, aqua-blue waters surrounding the island.
Barbados offers nature hikes and trails and world-class museums and cultural venues to delight any personality and desire. From shopping to dining to the ultimate in outdoor fun and rugged activities, Barbados has something to offer every age or interest. From her gorgeous beachfronts to jungle interiors and from deep sea fishing to her eco-friendly nature tours, Barbados is an adventure waiting to happen.
Why Health Tourism In Barbados?
Medical tourism is growing around the world, and it is estimated that nearly 800,000,000 patients will travel beyond borders in 2010 for medical and health care, a great number of them to Barbados.
10 Fun Things To Do In Barbados
No matter what brings you to Barbados, it's guaranteed that you'll never forget its people, sights, and beauty. From her teal and aqua seas to her rockin' nighttime entertainment, Barbados has earned her reputation as the ultimate island getaway vacation spot. Whether you've come to relax or to enjoy her superlative medical facilities and resorts, Barbados will entwine her beauty and grace into your heart forever.