Rich coral reef networks, velvety white sand, deep and mesmerising emerald seas and rugged volcanic outcrops are the very scenes that are synonymous with the popular Caribbean island and the perfect Barbados holiday. With some of the most incredible snorkelling and dive sites in the world, an enviable climate and sensational beaches, the island draws over half a million visitors to holiday in Barbados each and every single year.
Friendly locals, known as Bajans welcome visitors with open arms when they come to the island for their Barbados holiday, and whom are blown away at both the sophistication and the laid back lifestyles. This unique location offers not only the ideal diving holiday in Barbados, but is popular among honeymooners and couples looking for the ultimate wedding destination.
Holidays to Barbados
Just some of the great holiday activities include:
Dive the fascinating shipwrecks at Carlise Bay – Fox, Berwyn, C-Trek and Eilon and swim amongst tropical fish, seahorses, eels and frog fish
Visit one of the Seven Wonders of Barbados – The Ancient Harrisons Cave
‘’Walk the plank’’ on the legendary Jolly Roger 1, and enjoy an action packed adventure Black Pearl Pirate Style
Visit the epic Flower Forest – More than 50 acres of wild botanical gardens in the Scotland district.
Hit the famous waves at the popular surfing beach – The Super Bowl.
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Here are some of the best places to stay while visiting Barbados.
Mango Bay Hotel and Beach Club – Holetown, Barbados
The exclusive Mango Bay Resort on the gorgeous western coast of Barbados is one of the most luxurious beach club and resorts on the island. Synonymous with the finest of dining, the most visible of management, incredible, friendly and efficient staff, the most breath taking beachfront location and perfectly appointed private boutique rooms, The Mango Bay Resort is the ultimate in luxurious Caribbean paradise.
Crystal Cove, West Coast, Barbados
With the classiest amenities, the most beautifully handpicked suites and guestrooms, all 88 of them, vastly generous lagoon swimming pools and premier resort activities for the entire family, Crystal Cove, just outside the bustling centre of the capital of Barbados, Bridgetown, is a true slice of pure heaven for holiday makers. Great for kids, the resort has a full spa and fitness centre long with two of the most elegant restaurants and bars. Being just a hop, skip and a jump away from the Royal Westmoreland Golf Course and Country Club – your holiday will be complete.
Almond Casuarina Beach
This sensational resort is set on a vast, sweeping estate some 10 acres strong in close proximity to St. Lawrence Gap, and is surrounded by dense fruit tree orchards and bamboo plantations on the sandy fringes of Dover Beach. Everything at this lavish resort is inclusive and guests can enjoy an abundance of exciting water sports and land adventures right on the coast of the most picturesque Caribbean Island. Sit out with a sun downer and wait for the Green Monkeys who appear for a sunset snack of fruit or bamboo.
Turtle Beach, South Coast, Barbados
Named after the famous beach, some 1500 feet long, where turtles come back to lay their eggs year after year, the Turtle Beach hotel is the perfect destination no matter whether you are looking for a quiet and rejuvenating retreat, or an exciting family holiday or even the ultimate, romantic honeymoon. With every possible bell and whistle, Turtle Beach offers guests a one of a kind, exclusivity and pure luxury when they stay at this resort hotel on the South Coast. There’s three restaurants, a fitness centre, contemporary and lavish suites, tennis courts and much, much more.
This terribly exclusive and upmarket boutique hotel is on the western coast of the island of Barbados. Surrounded by lush tropical forest and gardens and perched on the breath taking fringes of the ocean, the lavish hotel offers sweeping views over the sparkling Caribbean, absolutely stunning, handpicked quarters and suites that will wow even the most discerning of guests, all set with a backdrop of 7 acres of the most perfectly manicured gardens.
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"Friendly and non-threatening p0eople. Lovely beaches and ocean and, even though the weather was unsettled, it still gave us warmth and a fair measure of sun. Expensive eating out."
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