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While it's justifiably famed for its fantastic beaches, Barbados is an island that has it all. In addition to fine powdery sand and brilliant turquoise bays, you'll find smashing nightlife, a Unesco World Heritage–listed capital, a beautiful interior dotted with gardens, and wild surf on the lonely east coast, all inhabited by a proud and welcoming populace.


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Everyone makes a beeline for the beach on the gorgeous island of Barbados on the beach, but taking a road trip reveals a whole other side to the island.

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