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Barbados holidays - Home to the Caribbean's stunning Platinum Coast

Combining British charm with its West Indian roots, irresistible rhythms and contagious easy-going attitude, Barbados is the ideal destination for a laidback yet luxurious, sun-kissed getaway. Opulent hotels along the Platinum west coast are mixed with family-friendly resorts along the south, with sensational gourmet restaurants and fun water sports adding even more character to this beautiful Caribbean island.

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Barbados is one of the finest examples of the stunning diversity of the Caribbean, with rugged outcrops in the east coast, vibrant bustle in the south and tranquil white sands in the west. Arguably the easiest of the Caribbean nations to get to from the UK, Barbados is a firm favourite for relaxed family holidays – and a hit with celebrities, too.

Barbados is a delightful island, blessed with a stunning combination of sandy beaches, year-round sunshine, and a luscious green landscape. This little gem of an island in the Atlantic is only 21 miles long by 14 miles wide, but packs an almighty punch by virtue of its idyllic beauty. The highest point of the island is Mount Hillaby rising magnificently to 1,105ft – giving amazing views of the island, particularly the northern and eastern sides.

While many islands get by on the beauty of their beaches, holidays to Barbados offer a huge range of activities too, including surfing, snorkelling and in-land safaris, whilst also boasting some of the best golf courses in the Caribbean, including Sandy Lane and Westmoreland. Even a stroll along the vibrant boardwalk to find your spot on the beach is a joy in itself.

It’s also one of the best Caribbean nations for foodies. Blending cool beach cafes and local specialities with ultra-glamorous beachfront restaurants, Barbados can take you on a tantalising journey of the senses. We’d recommend trying the incredible Cliff restaurant, nestled high in the hills and serving a menu of decadent seafood, whilst down on the beach you’ll find plenty of flying fish cutter – a delicious Bajan delicacy. Hotspots like lively St Lawrence Gap offer plenty of fabulous bars if you’re looking for a night out, whilst Oistins host a brilliant weekly Fish Fry beach party.

A visit to Bridgetown takes you to a hearty Caribbean capital. The bustle gets a little hectic but the people remain graciously friendly and always willing to chat. Cricket is the national pastime and watching a game here is quite a different experience to that in the UK.

Barbados is a truly magical place to visit, and even though it is so small, you are bound never to be bored.

Why visit Barbados?

  • Join the party - Barbados has plenty of festivals to enjoy, with vibrant Calypso music and amazing carnivals
  • Barbados has some of the best cuisine in the Caribbean, including delicious seafood like the flying fish
  • The island is the birthplace of rum, so you'll find plenty of decadent cocktails and rums to try
  • The snorkelling is wonderful here, including spotting magnificent sea turtles
  • It's a brilliant family option, with plenty of child-friendly restaurants and beach hotels

Inspired? Tropical Sky also arranges Caribbean holidays in other destinations including Barbados, Mexico, Jamaica, Antigua, St Lucia, Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Grenadines, Cuba, Tobago, Cayman Islands, Aruba, Anguilla and St Kitts and Nevis.


Barbados Room Rate Levy
Please note that a mandatory government ‘Room Rate Levy’ must be applied nightly to all hotel guests staying on the island. The tax will either be
applied to your hotel room account at check-in or may be included in your overall holiday cost, depending on the hotel (this will be confirmed to you when you book your holiday with us). The amount varies from BBD$8.75 (approx. US$4.50) to BBD$35.00 (approx.  US$17.50) per bedroom per night according to the classification of the property in question.
Please note that this levy is not optional and is subject to change.  This must be paid by all guests, regardless of nationality. The classification for your hotel will be detailed on your holiday documents when you book with us.

Barbados Quick facts
Flying Time: 8 hrs 30 mins
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Time difference: GMT -4 hrs
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Capital: Bridgetown
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Currency: Barbados Dollar
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Dialling code: 00 1 246
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Language: English

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