Independent Barbados is part of the Lesser Antilles, lying to the east of the Windward Islands and is one of the most popular destinations for Caribbean beach holidays.
Barbados is a predominantly flat island, is fringed with plenty of coral reefs and enjoys a fairly temperate climate. Some of the best beaches in the Caribbean, a rich cultural traditional and excellent diving and water sports mean a Barbados holiday offers a little of something for everyone.
Bridgetown, the capital has great shopping and St Lawrence Gap offer bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Other major tourist areas on Barbados include Holetown and Speightstown on the west coast, and Oistins on the south coast.
The Best Time to Visit Barbados
The high season in Barbados is from December to May. The rainy season normally runs from mid-June to mid-November.
Getting to Barbados
There are direct flights with British Airways and Virgin, taking just over 8 hours.
Flights with British Airways depart from Gatwick and from Heathrow & Manchester with Virgin.
What can I expect in Barbados?
Around Barbados are beaches, botanical gardens, the Harrison’s Cave formation, and 17th-century plantation houses like St. Nicholas Abbey. Local traditions include afternoon tea and of course, cricket, the national sport.
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Whether you're looking for a romantic Barbados bolthole, a luxury resort on a stunning Caribbean beach or a spacious, private family villa in Barbados, we have plenty of options for you.
We are always sourcing the best offers from our hotel partners, so call us today to find out the best price, offers and availability for your Barbados holiday.
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