The Travel Advisory
What to see and do on Barbados
The newly restored George Washington House and a museum within it will open to the public in January 2007.
George Washington House
Bush Hill, The Garrison, St. Michael
St. Nicholas Abbey—in fact a Jacobean mansion—was sold last January by the family that owned it since 1810; the new owner intends to keep it open to the public.
St. Nicholas Abbey
Cherry Tree Hill, St. Peter
At the Sunbury Plantation House you can browse exhibits and enjoy light meals in the restaurant.
Sunbury Plantation House
6 Cross Rd., St. Philip
Cobblers Cove, a lushly landscaped hotel complex of spacious suites flanking a World War II–era mansion, is known for its weekly caviar-and-vodka buffet.
Speightstown, St. Peter
800-890-6060 (U.S. and Canada)
The Coconut Court Beach Hotel is a low-key, mid-rise property within walking distance of the George Washington House. Expect small kitchens in the guest rooms and karaoke near the pool.
Coconut Court Beach Hotel
Hastings, Christ Church
Restaurants geared to the tourist trade are as abundant as they are pricey. Naniki offers contemporary island fare in a unique setting that includes an anthurium farm.
Lush Life Nature Resort
Suriname, St. Joseph