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5 Historic Facts You Didn’t Know About Speightstown, Barbados

Speightstown is the second largest of Barbados’ four main towns. Located on the West Coast of the island, this town is steeped in the island’s rich history and culture. Here are five interesting things you probably didn’t know about Historic Speightstown: The Name Speightstown was actually named after William Speight who originally owned all the…

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5 Interesting Facts About Barbados You Probably Didn’t Know

We’re sure you’ve heard about Barbados’ beautiful beaches and lovely people including global music superstar Rihanna, but here are some things that you may not know about the island. Los Barbados Barbados was given its name by Portuguese sea captain Pedro a Campus who originally called the island “Los Barbados” meaning “bearded ones”. This is…

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5 Honeymoon Activities to Try in Barbados

Planning a wedding is fun, but it can be stressful. That’s why choosing the perfect honeymoon getaway is important, so you can relax and unwind from the wedding stress and begin your new lives refreshed and entertained. To help with your honeymoon planning, Port Ferdinand has put together a list of popular honeymoon activities in…

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Why Barbados is the Perfect Island for a Destination Wedding

Imagine saying “I do” to the one you love in the sunny island paradise of Barbados, with beautiful views and an overall feeling of love and romance in the air. Port Ferdinand has put together some of the many reasons why Barbados is the perfect choice for a destination wedding. It’s Accessible One of the…

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What to Pack for Your Summer Trip to Barbados

Planning your summer trip to Barbados? We know that sometimes it can be tricky when packing to go to another country, so Port Ferdinand has made a list of some of the things you should definitely have on your Barbados getaway. Essential Documents As is the norm with all travel, be sure to pack your…

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Family Friendly Activities in Barbados

Planning your family getaway to Barbados? Family trips can sometimes be stressful to plan, so Port Ferdinand in Barbados has put together a list of family friendly activities on the island that you are sure to enjoy! Catamaran Cruise One very popular activity for families is catamaran cruising. There are several catamarans to choose from.…

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Polo in Barbados – Why You Should Experience Polo in Paradise

What is Polo? Typically, there are two types of polo which are played. Traditional field polo consists of four riders and horses per team on a 300-yard by 160-yard field. Arena polo consists of three riders a team on a smaller field. Play is divided into what are known as “chukkas” and in Barbados each…

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What’s New in Barbados

Are you planning your Barbados getaway? Here’s a list of what’s new in Barbados!     Nikki Beach Nikki Beach, which opened this winter, is the first luxury beach club to touch the shores of Barbados. Located adjacent to Port Ferdinand, this 1.4 acres of property includes a restaurant, pool, beach access with oceanfront lounging…

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10 Must Do’s in Barbados!

Thinking of a Barbados trip and need help choosing activities? Here are 10 must do’s while on your Barbados vacation. Beach! Barbados is known for its beautiful white sand beaches and azure waters. You simply cannot visit the island and not enjoy at least one of its beautiful beaches. On the west coast of the…

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5 Reasons to Visit Barbados this Winter!

Are you planning your winter escape and have been considering Barbados? Here are five reasons why you should visit Barbados this winter! Sun Sun – lots of it! Barbados does not experience the 4 typical seasons due to its location. Most days are usually filled with sunshine and light tropical breezes. If you’re looking to…