For evenings,dress is smart casual - ladies tend to wear short summer dresses - and take a shawl or wrap as just after a downpour it cools very quickly but only temporarily.
A few well chosen pieces of costume jewellery will transform any outfit.
A pashmina is a versatile piece that will dress up any outfit.
Be sure to pack some flat sandals or flip flops as beach parties actually happen on the beach! We love the Lindsay Phillips Switch Flops range - using interchangeable shoe and flip-flop bases with snap-on decorations, you can change your look from day to evening in an instant whilst still packing light.
It is frowned upon to go topless and illegal to go nude on the island.
Pack your very best of the best if your plans include clubbing at Sugar Ultra Lounge.
Here on business; smart business attire is expected as is being on time for meetings. It is customary for men and women to shake hands.
Clothing Tips for Men
For evenings, guys' dress is smart casual - so long pants and short sleeved shirts (no t-shirts). Tailored shorts are acceptable.
Here on business; smart business attire is expected as is being on time for meetings.
Pack for the Weather
July, August, September, October, November and December is officially the rainy season, although it tends to start earlier these days. You do still get lots of sunshine, but it is interrupted by deluges of rain which last for up to 30 minutes at a time.
Regions of Barbados
Beaches on the northwest coast can be stony so take along some reef/beach shoes.
Last updated 12 January 2015.
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