The Caribbean, and particularly our slice of heaven, is full of interesting things to do to satisfy all tastes. Check back here frequently, as we share with you a flavour of what is happening in our world.
24-27 Oct – Food & Rum Festival (Barbados)
Barbados is often referred to as the Culinary Capital of the Caribbean. The Festival has given birth to a series of events, or better yet – culinary and beverage experiences – designed to tantalize the taste buds, while offering a variety of other colourful and flavourful experiences to stimulate the other senses as well. Experience a sophisticated, high-quality and upscale celebration of gastronomic art, featuring acclaimed international & local chefs, wine experts and mixologists.
27 Oct – INDEPENDENCE DAY (St. Vincent)
6-10 Nov – Open Water Festival (Barbados)
Every year, in early November, the magnificent Carlisle Bay in Barbados comes alive as hundreds of swimmers from all over the world take part in the Barbados Open Water Festival. The visiting swimmers rave about the ideal open water swimming conditions in Carlisle Bay, a protected Marine Park, and now the heart of a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Swim conditions and beauty of the island aside, there is a wonderful camaraderie among the swimmers at this event with its laidback island-life setting and the highly popular pre-event practices and social sessions leading up to the swim races. It’s this mix of fun and competition in a fabulous location that has resulted in excellent reviews and many repeat swim visitors.
9-17 Nov – APP World Championship Surfing (Barbados)
The classic Soup Bowl, one of the top surfing sites on the rugged East Coast, is home to championship surfing talent from Barbados and across the globe as participants vie for honours, and to conquer the pounding surf and breaks. The action is fast, and surfers and spectators alike flock to this remote spot to enjoy surfing at its best.
30 Nov – INDEPENDENCE DAY (Barbados)