September 20, 2014 1:21 pm
Has been in my bathroom in Barbados for the last few days. Shows no fear of me but tends to stay high on the wall.
This is a Huntsman Spider or Giant Crab Spider in the family Sparassidae. These are hunting spiders that do not build webs, and their presence is frequently tolerated in warmer climates as they help to control the populations of Cockroaches and other undesirable insects inside the home. We believe this is a female Heteropoda venatoria.