Barbados truly is an island of discovery – where a maze of tiny roads trail across the island, over rising and falling hills of sugar cane down to lavish dales, bordered by a shoreline of sandy beaches placed into gorgeous rocky bays.
To gain an even more impressive view of Barbados there are numerous ways to take in its magnificence – helicopter flights, submarine rides and a wide selection of boat trips allow you to make the most of the islands many beauty spots. As well as offering an excellent chance for you to spend leisurely time sightseeing and exploring, Barbados is host to an array of thrilling past times such as water sports and championship gold.
Caribbean cuisine is diverse and exciting and Barbados has some of the best restaurants in the area. International and local dishes are on hand in the restaurant and hotels, and you’ll find a appetizing selection of fresh fish, chicken and exotic fruits high on the list of many menus in the Barbados.
Living up to it name for elegance, Barbados is home to some of the most stylish shops of all the Caribbean. You can buy duty-free goods from Bridgetown, or walk along the shops and stalls that sell a good range of locally hand crafted gifts.
Barbados – the holiday island where paradise waits for your arrival
Barbados – South Coast
The small resorts in Christ Church have all developed around beaches of pure white sands that reach along this coast. Calm waves lap at the shore, making these beaches great places to bath in the sun and cool off in a the sea. Maxwell beach, south of St. Lawrence, is a quiet, mainly residential resort home to several hotels. The nightlife in Hastings is low-key and mainly hotel based, with a few bars in the town. For some of the best nightlife on offer in Barbados, take a five minute drive into the St Lawrence buzzes with people, with the open-air nightclubs and selection of bars making this a popular area to visit after the Barbados sun has set. The combination of excellent beaches coupled with the most developed nightlife on the island makes this a popular resort, justifying its title as the tourist centre of Christ Church.
Barbados – West coast
The West Coast of Barbados is known all over the world as the “Platinum Coast” because of its renowned white beaches. This area is very popular with the rich and famous and, with its gorgeous surroundings, you can definitely relax in style. Exuding an ambiance of superiority and elegance, regal hotels line this coastline which stretches from Bridgetown to just beyond Speightstown in the North. Most of the hotels on this part of beach are in the Parish of St. James, where air of exclusivity prevails, providing you with the opportunity to indulge yourself in one of the fine restaurants or chic wine bars. Holetown was the first settlement in Barbados, though now its hard to tell from its modern appearance today. Now despite its small size, Holetown is the islands third largest town and its vibrant, electric atmosphere makes it a fantastic place to take a vacation in Barbados.