is an island in the Eastern Caribbean being one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. West end and south end of the island mainly consists of great white sand beaches
. While the east coast has no good beaches, but gives dramatic sea views. Shore and seabed: sand, stones. 
Hotels in Barbados are generally quite expensive and of high level. Some budget guesthouses are located in the place called Saint Lawrence Gap
on the south end of the island. It is better to book a hotel in advance, as it may be hard to find a room just after you arrived to the island. Find hotels in Barbados
How to get there  Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI)
is one of the largest transport hub in the Caribbean and takes a huge amount of daily flights from USA and Europe, as well as from neighboring Caribbean countries. Thus the flights to Barbados are relatively cheap. Find flights to Barbados
When to go 
The climate of Barbados does not have a pronounced seasonality. The air and the water are warm all year round. There is no sweltering heat on the island due to the constant trade winds from the Atlantic.
Keep in mind that maximum amount of rain is from June to November. So the best period to visit Barbados is a period from December to May.
Water temperature, C
Wind speed, meter/sec
Useful information 
In general Barbados is a safe country. You can walk everywhere or take cheap local buses.
You can eat in the resorts, or buy food at budget supermarkets. All beaches in the country are public.