Offering white sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters and warm tropical breezes, it’s easy to understand why Barbados is known as the ‘Jewel of the Caribbean’. 

Situated in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, Barbados is a sun-drenched island boasting pristine white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters and warm tropical breezes.

Benefitting from warm waters and rolling waves, Barbados is popular with sun-worshippers and water sports enthusiasts alike.

You would be forgiven if you wanted to spend your entire Barbados holiday in a sun lounger, cocktail in hand, soaking up the sun, but this tropical paradise has so much more to explore.

Visit the grand mansions and historical plantations where you will learn about the island’s colonial past. Stroll around beautiful botanical gardens or take the tram ride through crystalised caves at Harrison’s Cave Eco-Adventure Park. 

Explore the island’s lush landscape and rolling hills on a jeep safari, go on a submarine adventure where you’ll see schools of dazzling tropical fish or enjoy a luxury afternoon tea at the popular Cobblers Cove.

The island’s colourful capital of Bridgetown is well worth a visit, with colonial architecture, museums, churches and a lively shopping scene, it is the perfect place to wander around and soak up the island’s incredible atmosphere. 

A must-see in Barbados is the Oistins Fish Fry - this weekly celebration sees hundreds of locals and tourists come together to enjoy local dishes of fried and grilled fish, dance to the sound of reggae and jazz and sip glasses of sweet-tasting Caribbean rum.

Whether you’re looking for a beachfront villa, luxury adult-only hotel or a fun-filled child-friendly resort, our team of Travel Experts will help you to pick the perfect place to stay on your Barbados holiday.

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