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Exclusive Cottons of the Caribbean

Groves, BB19073, Barbados
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Soft as silk

I bought an amazing cotton scarf. Wonderful colours, soft as silk. I did not know Cotton could be... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Cynthia R
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
An absolute Joke, i thought it was candid camera

We finally fond the place, which consisted of a farm building and an office, knocked on the door... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Williams7travel
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I bought an amazing cotton scarf. Wonderful colours, soft as silk. I did not know Cotton could be so fine and luxurious. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Cynthia R
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We finally fond the place, which consisted of a farm building and an office, knocked on the door and greeted with Hello. we explained that we are here for the tour, the guy then said come in $12 each, we thought ok cant get any...More

2  Thank Williams7travel
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped by hoping to purchase some of the finished product but the prices were astronomical. A set of king sheets I had my eye on were $1250 US dollars but definitely worth the quality. The guides were nice and were able to answer questions...More

1  Thank Katelyn J
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

We were a group of 8, and everyone (including the 4 men who had minimal interest in fabric) very much enjoyed this, even though it is not the harvest season (advantage of that...we were solo visitors, no crowds). We were all interested in the history...More

1  Thank pcd2017
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Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

If your a weaver, knitter, or other fibre nerd, it's worth the visit to see how the material gets treated before it gets shipped in bulk to be further processed elsewhere (Italy). The large machinery that is used is interesting, as our tour guide Gerard...More

1  Thank TravellingtoParis
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Mr Stevenson was an excellent tour guide giving an insight into the cotton growing and processing industry as well as a very interesting history of this ginnery. Quality of the cotton grown here is exceptional and used for haute couture. Best for those with an...More

1  Thank CooperKA
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Reviewed 1 August 2015

Definitely underwhelming, but interesting. I would suggest that the head guy keep some cotton on hand to actually show visitors the process, instead of just pointing to the machines in the nearly empty warehouse.

1  Thank Andrea R
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

Difficult to understand the other reviews. Having visited Barbados several times and seen most of the sights, we made a trip here as something new. Fair enough, we missed the tour and that may be our loss, but on arriving mid afternoon everything looked locked...More

2  Thank firstcuckoo
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

Unless the cotton gins are running (usually sometime in February for a few weeks) there is not much to see here. The introduction is a four minute advertisement..er..I mean film; that shows their cottons, made into shirts, skirts, etc,; being worn by models in what...More

4  Thank Beentobim
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Reviewed 2 February 2014

If you find yourself in the area, I would suggest a stop at Exclusive Cottons of the Caribbean to take in their short tour of their cotton gin and handling factory. It is very interesting and if you are lucky enough to be around after...More

2  Thank MGM3841
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