Barbados Set for Food & Wine and Rum Festival


Mango Bay Hotel (pictured) and Island Inn Hotel invite visitors to stay and use their facilities as a home base for the upcoming Barbados Food & Wine and Rum Festival (Nov. 19-22).

The festival features celebrity chefs, television personalities and award-winning authors including Carla Hall, co-host of ABC Daytime’s lifestyle series, The Chew. These culinary superstars will offer attendees the opportunity to experience the island’s very best food, wine, rum and culture.

Mango Bay is located in the Holetown area on the famed gold coast of Barbados and is a short walk from the posh Limegrove Lifestyle Centre, where part of the festival will be taking place. A Mango Bay all-inclusive vacation includes accommodations, all meals, afternoon tea, all local and brand name drinks, including glasses of wine, use of the on-site gym, and nightly entertainment. Water skiing, kayaking, snorkeling, wakeboarding, pedal boats, a glass bottom boat ride and a catamaran trip to snorkel with the turtles are also included. (

The quaint, 24-room Island Inn Hotel is situated just steps from Carlisle Bay and less than a mile from the centre of Bridgetown. An all-inclusive stay includes includes all meals, afternoon tea and all beverages (except specialty wines, champagne and bottled water), as well as in-pool scuba lessons. (