The jewel of the Caribbean Sea... The question where is
Barbados located? Still seem to pop up when the name
Barbados is mention… And it still a bit funny when
some folks start guessing… you would hear answers like is
it in Jamaica? Or is it somewhere in New York? Now in this
modern era this is not happening as often.
Actually this has change since the Barbados Tourism
Authority has made a major effort to market the island as
the ideal vacation destination. So with this question
still managing to surface we’ve decided to answer the
So where is Barbados? Barbados is the jewel of the
Caribbean located in the North Atlantic approximately 13
degrees north and longitude 59 degrees west.
This location makes the island the most easterly of
all the islands in the Caribbean island chain… This
location no doubt also gives the island a unique
advantage mainly because the islands coastline
experience contrasting conditions.
On the western side you’ll find the popular west coast
beaches with spectacular white sands, coral reefs and
washed by the gentler calmer turquoise Caribbean Sea.
While on the eastern side you’ll find the rugged rolling
hills and scenic landscape where the east coast beaches
are washed by the more turbulent Atlantic Ocean.
So the next time the question arises where Barbados is
located... You shouldn't be making any wild guesses,
like Africa, Jamaica or event somewhere in New York?
Remember it is a small 166 square mile island of
spectacular contrast located in the Caribbean Sea 600
miles south east of Puerto Rico… and approximately 300
miles north of the south American country of Guyana.