Bad Gal RiRi has created an empire worth billions through Fenty Beauty and Savage X Fenty, and when RiRi isn’t working, the Barbados icon makes time for vay-cay trips to her hometown each year. Keep reading to see RiRi’s favorite spots to travel to in Barbados! 

RiRi on the Barbados Beach

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Last year Rihanna was named as the ‘National Hero’ of Barbados, so of course Ambassador Robyn Fenty knows all the top vay-cay spots in the country. Rihanna said in her speech: “’I’m so proud to be a Bajan! I’m gonna be a Bajan til the day I die. This is still the only place I’ve ever called home, I love Barbados!” According to British Vogue, here are some of Rihanna’s favorite places to hang in Barbados.

Rihanna named as the ‘National Hero’ of Barbados

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Sandy Lane Hotel 

Sandy Lane Hotel

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This luxury resort is known for its extravagant and legendary style, making it one of Rihanna’s fav hotels. With impressive ocean and orchid suites, this hotel provides scenic views of Barbados’ famed white sand beach. The resort also provides 113 rooms, three golf courses, nine tennis courts, and a 47,000 square-foot spa!

The Gap 

Saint Lawrence Gap is the perfect place to ‘work work work work work’ your dance moves! This neighborhood provides the ultimate nightlife experience with vibe-licious bars, reggae clubs, and diverse restaurants. It’s no wonder why Rihanna recommends The Gap for tourists to party the night away!



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Forget In-N-Out or McDonald’s. At Barbados, Chefette is the Island’s most iconic restaurant chain that Rihanna loves to dine at. You can taste it all with yummy spicy roti, chicken wraps, specials, a variety of pizzas and more!



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RiRi has named Daphne’s as one the best waterfront restaurants on the island to visit for a romantic dinner. The upscale modern Italian eatery offers Italian classics combined with fresh fish, as well as vegan friendly options. The signature dishes such as linguine with lobster and eggplant caponata are must-tries!

Oistins Fish Fry

One of Rihanna’s favorite local restaurants, Oistins Fish Fry serves delicious dishes with a variety of different fishes including tuna, mahi-mahi, marlin, swordfish, flying fish, and more. Whether you prefer your fish grilled or pan-seared, Oistins has you covered. Before visiting the eatery, head down to the pier and take a walk while the sunsets. The thought of dining at Oistins makes our mouthwater!

Which travel spot would you most like to ‘shine bright like a diamond’ at?

Published by HOLR Magazine.