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Why Barbados makes a great off-season destination

Why Barbados makes a great off-season destination

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Colourful carnivals

Embrace the full Bajan spirit and experience the six-week Crop Over Festival from June 24th to August 6th , which was made internationally famous by Rihanna, aka the ‘Queen of Barbados’, and her bejewelled bikini. However, it isn’t just about the wild costumes and energetic dancing, it is a 200-year-old tradition that celebrates the harvest of the locally-grown sugar cane plant. Sugar cane just so happens to be one of the key ingredients in the legendary Bajan rum, so as you can expect, this celebration is a particularly joyous and rum-fuelled occasion.

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