All about BarbadosBajans are friendly and very helpful to tourists.
Assaults are very rare. However theft especially on the beach might happen. You should leave your precious things and documents locked in your safe and take only necessary amounts of money with you. Especially the women should leave expensive jewelry locked in the safe and not bragging with it outside.
Don't leave anything in your rented car.
A very interesting up to date site: Foreign affairs The use and possession of drugs will be punished also for tourists. Think about your personal health security, you can get Aids in the caribbean too.
There are no vaccinations needed to travel to Barbados, you should take enough protection against mosquitos, the bites are not only uncomfortable, the 'striped-leg mosquito' (Aedes aegypti (yellow fever mosquito) oder Aedes albopictus (asian tiger mosquito) which is also active during the day, transfers Denguefever.