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Barbados Holidays

Barbados is the most developed of the Caribbean islands, with 50 miles of fabulous beaches protected by coral reefs, visitors are spoilt for choice with excellent opportunities for snorkelling and diving. The real charm of Barbados is in its culture, with colonial buildings and familiar names such as Brighton and Folkestone, the island is still often referred to as 'Little England'.

Barbados, an island paradise like no other

The stunning west coast offers an abundance of hotels with tranquil beaches and clear azure waters - spectacular St. James is hard to beat. Nearby Holetown is a charming town offering a selection of bars, shops and restaurants. The attractive capital Bridgetown with its impressive shopping area is set on the islands natural harbour and just nine miles from Bridgetown is a selection of small towns on the southwest coast in the Christchurch area, the liveliest being St Lawrence.

The south coast is an exciting mix of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean and offers something for everyone - the attractive Dover Beach is an expansive beach on the south coast popular for swimming and watersports. Barbados really is an idyllic tropical destination with a year-round warm climate, colourful cuisine, relaxed attitude and calypso rhythms.

Important Information regarding holidays to Barbados

Please be informed that the Government of Barbados has introduced a Room Rate Levy. This tax is to be paid locally by clients upon check out and applies from 1st April 2020 onwards. The charge is being levied at the following amounts:

Luxury Hotels - BDS$20 to $35 per room per night

A Class Hotels - BDS$11 to $19.20 per room per night

B Class & Apartment Hotels - BDS$5 to $8.75 per room per night

The Crane Residential Resort

The Crane Residential Resort

St Philip, Barbados
Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados

Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados

Bridgetown, Barbados
Mango Bay

Mango Bay

St James, Barbados
Island Inn

Island Inn

Bridgetown, Barbados

Resorts in Barbados

Bridgetown is the capital of Barbados and commercial hub of this enthralling island. A town of contrasts, this is where Caribbean Calypso culture muddles with the island's colonial history, creating a...

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Christ Church Holidays Christ Church is a large parish located on the south-west coast of Barbados and is every bit as exotic as you’d hoped it would be. From the stunning coasts to the lively tourist...

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St James Situated in the western central part of Barbados is the picturesque resort of St. James. Known for its stunning turquoise waters and white sands, this beautiful resort has been titled the ‘Platinum...

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The Parish of St Peter is located in the north of Barbados is famed for being part of Barbados' Platinum Coast, a stretch of white sand which stretches from the Parish of St James to the South. This area...

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Saint Philip Parish is located at Barbados' Easternmost point, the largest parish on the island it is famed as the home of some of Barbados' best beaches. Not to be missed is the idyllic Bottom Bay, a...

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