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Barbados Holidays

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Colony Club by Elegant Hotels

Colony Club by Elegant Hotels
One of the most popular hotels on the west coast of Barbados, Colony Club by Elegant Hotels is a luxury resort with a focus on health and wellbeing. T...
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Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels

Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels
Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels is one of the west coast's premier All Inclusive resorts. A firm favourite for couples and families, this compact resor...
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Fairmont Royal Pavilion
The exclusive Fairmont Royal Pavilion is set directly on one of the finest stretches of beach on the west coast of Barbados. A welcoming staff, except...
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Little Arches Hotel

Little Arches Boutique Hotel
Delightful adult only boutique hotel located on the south coast of Barbados offering 10 individually styled rooms and the lovely Café Luna....
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Overview


With the Atlantic wild surf on one side and the gentle turquoise Caribbean sea on the other, Barbados is a cocktail of bliss and bustle (and rum). The historic capital, crystallised caves, 17th century mansions and busy nightlife are only topped by the pure white sand beaches.

Family Offer

Families travelling to Barbados between 1 May - 31 October 2017 can take advantage of a brilliant offer from the Barbados Tourist Board. Children and teens under the age of 16 can 'stay and play' for free when accompanied by one or two adults. For further information call our Destination Experts who will be happy to advise which hotels are particating in this fantastic offer.
 

A little spot of England in the Caribbean

The island’s long history with England has left its mark. Amid the royal palm trees and white beaches, there are English place names like ‘Cheapside Market’, Hastings, Worthing and Brighton. Cricket takes over their lives and televisions, and it’s easy find a cuppa. You certainly won’t feel homesick in Little England.
 

Full of natural splendour

Explore Barbados top to bottom. There are so many twists and turns to Barbados’s coastline, we’re still finding beaches and natural wonders. Delve into the deep mysteries of the island by coursing through Harrison’s cave on an underground tram. The cave’s crystallised limestone cavern homes emerald pools encircled by sparkling stalagmites.
 

City life in the historical Bridgetown

Retreat from the sophistication of the west coast to find the seat of Bajan culture. Bridgetown, the capital, throbs with life and reggae beats. Dabble in some shopping, wander to the Garrison (Barbados’s UNESCO site), maybe grab a bite to eat (and some rum) and watch the sun set over the harbour (and maybe another rum).
 

Caribbean Culture, Calypso & Carnivals in the South

Drink up the Southern cocktail of stunning beaches, exciting watersports, gourmet restaurants and sizzling culture. Along the coastline, there are beaches for every occasion and the St Lawrence Gap is the ideal place for an evening stroll along the promenade. Bridgetown has its fair share of historical sites, including the beautiful Parliamentary buildings. And in the summer, the city comes alive with the Crop Over Festival, a traditional celebration at the conclusion of the Sugar Cane harvesting season annually. This Festival commemorates the significance of the sugar cane trade to the island from the 17th Century and the carnival starts as soon as the as the sugar production grinds to a hault.
 

West vs. South

We believe the best holidays in Barbados bring together the best of both worlds. And in this case, the two worlds are the west coast and south coast. With blissful white sand beaches, and fringe forests of palm trees, the West Coast, also known as the Platinum Coast, lures the rich and famous. The livelier South never fails to deliver with its cultural feast of history, music and sport.
 

Platinum by name and platinum by nature

With tranquil retreats and luxury estates, the west coast is a favourite haven for millionaires. Where else can you swim with sea turtles then take off in a catamaran to watch the sun set with a glass of bubbly in hand? The west coast has sophistication down to a tee – especially true for golf lovers who can test their skills with a round at the Royal Westmorland golf course. With rum distilleries to visit (and rum to taste) and more traditional colonial towns to explore, you’ll really have to budget your time to fit everything in.
 

Call our Caribbean specialists to speak to us about your luxury Barbados holidays.

General Information 


Capital: Bridgetown
Currency: Barbadian dollar
Time Zone: GMT -4 hours
Flight Time: 8.5 hours

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