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The best way to get around the small island of Barbados and to really experience all it has to offer is by renting a Barbados hire car. Compare Car Rental offers travellers in Barbados really cheap car hire from all the major car rental companies such as Avis and Hertz. Using our car hire comparison site is quick and easy and will offer you a car to suit your needs from economy car hire to luxury car hire options. Barbados is a great place to visit if you are looking for a sunny welcoming and interesting holiday destination.
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Barbados is, compared to other equally popular tourist destinations is very small, only just over 20 miles in length and 14 miles wide. With a population of fewer than 300,000 there is, however, lots of space to enjoy the beautiful beaches and stunning coastline. Bridgetown is the capital city and almost 80,000 people have made it their home. Queen Elizabeth II is still the head of state and the island owes much of its culture, history and infrastructure to the long time the British had possession of the island since the time of James I.
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Tourism makes up for almost 50 per cent of the total earnings for Barbados and it is easy to see why so many people make it their holiday destination time and again. The beaches are all open to the public so anyone can enjoy the best sandy beaches and quiet coves without worrying about which resort or hotel they are staying in.
Bridgetown is the capital city and is based around its busy port or Deep Water Harbour with its shops, restaurants and bars. There is an informative slave trail that takes in various locations from where tourists can learn more about the history of the port and its association with slaves.
Holetown, now a thriving area full of little shops and restaurants, was originally known as Jamestown the location for the cleaning and offloading of ships. There are lots of little places to meet and eat and some great restaurants to try. Speightstown also called Little Bristol is the second largest town situated 12 miles from Bridgetown in the parish of Saint Peter. It is now one of the most popular destinations for tourists looking to enjoy a spot of shopping and somewhere to eat. Named after William Speight, it has a history reaching back to the 17th century when it had connections through trade to Bristol in the UK. The town has some fantastic buildings which reflect its colonial past including Arlington House an 18th century ship chandler’s home that is now open as a museum.