Best Places for Backpackers in Barbados.

Enjoy backpacking around Barbados without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Barbados.

Things to see and do while backpacking in Barbados.

Check out tips from other travellers and bloggers and their experiences in Barbados.

If you're already planning to visit Barbados - scroll to the next section for a list of the best places to stay.

Barbados: A Little Piece of Heaven

So you’ve just landed in Barbados, the home of Sir Garfield Sobers, Rihanna and Mount Gay rum. The tourist season starts in November and continues until April, it is also dry season and it is slightly cooler than in the summer months (but not by much). From June to October is considered the rainy season, but don’t let that turn you off, there is still plenty of sunshine to get that awesome tan and when it does rain there are so many amazing restaurants you can check out that you can’t possibly get bored.

Stacey Gilkes

10 Reasons to Vacation in Barbados

10 Reasons to Vacation in Barbados Across the world there is a plethora of sights, sounds, cultures and climates waiting to be explored, experienced and enjoyed. Within the islands of the Caribbean there is a small gem with a big culture nestled to the east of the Caribbean island chain. On this gem you are sure to discover much to see, do, learn and love! This little island is called Barbados and is the perfect haven for visitors whether they are seeking a romantic getaway, the ultimate exciting family vacation or even the simplicity of solitude for rest, relaxation and rejuvenation. This tropical paradise should be your next vacation oasis for these ten reasons.

Katrina Francis-Worrell

Travel to Barbados and the Carribean for three weeks with a carry-on only?

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when somebody mentions Barbados? Probably Rihanna, Tiger Woods’s wedding, luxury, awesome beaches, and… not a place for budget travellers. After spending three weeks on this tiny paradise island, I can also add ‘a lot of mosquitoes’ and ‘getting sunburnt’ to this list, but the most important finding is that Barbados is actually very friendly even to budget travellers. You only need to know what to look for. Honestly, I was able to survive on about 25-30 USD per day when in Barbados (accommodation and transport included!), meanwhile I spent about 40 USD per day in Guadeloupe.

Katja Rakuscek

Barbados: Exploring The Sea Cave In Saint Lucy

When I was a child, I used to hear a lot of scary stories about the Animal Flower Cave in North Point, St. Lucy, Barbados which is the only tourist attraction Sea Cave on the Island. Many older folks said that the flowers were alive and when people attempted to touch them, the flowers would close in on their hand and pull them into the water. The older folks said most of these people were children and they drowned in the water. My parents banned me from visiting the cave as a child. However, it didn’t stop me from being intrigued by the place as an adult. Where I am from, that place would be forbidden to visit if innocent people died that way. However, the cave is one of the biggest tourist attractions on the island. So I waited until I was an adult to visit the cave to see what all the fuss was.

Natoya Yarde

Top 5 hostels in Barbados.

There are 5 awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Barbados.

Rio Guesthouse

Rio Guesthouse

Rio Guesthouse is a relaxed and friendly place to stay and is ideal for the independent traveller. We are a 9-roomed guesthouse in the heart of St Lawrence Gap, within walking distance of the many clubs, bars and restaurants of the area and a stones throw from the beautiful Dover beach known for

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Angler Apartments

Angler Apartments

Welcome to West Coast Furnished Self-catering vacation apartments, 100 meters walk to beach. We are just 3.5 Km to Holetown, 6 km to Bridgetown and 24 km from the airport. We are within walking distance to all bars and restaurants as well as shopping plazas in Holetown. We have 9 one-bedrooms an

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Studio at Shambhala

Studio at Shambhala

Studio with double bed, shower, kitchenette. Ceiling and standing fans. Indoor and outdoor table and chairs. Wifi and access to washing machine. Toilet in adjoining room. Suits singles or couple. I live in the attached family home with two football fanatic sons(20s) and two dogs. You could get a

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Evelyn

Evelyn's Apartment

Evelyn's apartment is located upstairs and consists of three bedrooms with two bathrooms, a living and dining room, large enclosed patio and a kitchen area. Evelyn's apartment can be rented either as a two bedroom or three bedroom unit. The master bedroom and all other rooms feature air-condit

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Barbados Travel Guides

Barbados: Exploring The Sea Cave In Saint Lucy

When I was a child, I used to hear a lot of scary stories about the Animal Flower Cave in North Point, St. Lucy, Barbados which is the only tourist attraction Sea Cave on the Island. Many older folks said that the flowers were alive and when people attempted to touch…

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10 Reasons to Vacation in Barbados

10 Reasons to Vacation in Barbados Across the world there is a plethora of sights, sounds, cultures and climates waiting to be explored, experienced and enjoyed. Within the islands of the Caribbean there is a small gem with a big culture nestled to the east of the Caribbean island chain….

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Dominica Island: Living like a local in Giraudel Village, the Flower Town.

I have always dreamed of finding the ultimate natural place to live in, a place where I could be surrounded by trees and flowers and where the sun shone all the time. It seemed just a dream, but in 2008 I met the person who is now my husband and…

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Barbados: A Little Piece of Heaven

So you’ve just landed in Barbados, the home of Sir Garfield Sobers, Rihanna and Mount Gay rum. The tourist season starts in November and continues until April, it is also dry season and it is slightly cooler than in the summer months (but not by much). From June to October…

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