With its white sandy beaches and clear turquoise waters Barbados is the definition of paradise. Renowned for its warm hospitality, you will feel truly welcomed to this island.
Set to the south east of its Caribbean counterparts, Barbados’ location makes it an enticing choice. For those wanting to combine tranquility and excitement you get one unforgettable holiday. The island boasts exclusive resorts, chic nightlife and trend setting restaurants.
What to do
Relax on one of Barbados’ stunning sugary beaches. The only thing you need to do is find a hammock. Relax with a freshly prepared rum cocktail mixed with locally produced rum.
Barbados is a utopia for water sports with the ocean. It provides the perfect conditions for surf lovers in the paradise of the Soup Bowl. A fabulous destination for diving to the depths of Barbados coral rich waters.
Keen golfers will find pleasure teeing off one of the many championship golf courses.
Carlisle Bay is another popular shore line, thanks in part to the various shipwrecks and abundant sea life that awaits scuba diving enthusiasts and snorkellers.
Inland explorers visit the lush Huntes Gardens or Harrison’s Cave. A famous Barbadian limestone Cavern featuring several streams as well as stalagmites covering a distance of more than one mile long.
A trip to Barbados would not be complete without sampling some of the country’s world famous rum. Mount Gay Visitor Centre offers a behind the scenes tour looking at how Mount Gay rum is produced and lets travellers sample several varieties.
Though Barbados offers an array of beaches to enjoy, one of the islands most popular attractions is the Barbados boardwalk which connects Accra and Camelot beaches. In addition to providing tourists with scenic ocean vistas, turtles and crabs are known to visit the adjacent waters. For the best views plan your visit at sunrise or sunset.
When to go
Enjoying more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, Barbados is sunny all year round with an average daily temperature of 30c. The high season for tourists tends to run from December through to April as this misses the humid hurricane season of June to October. Although hurricanes are rare in Barbados. July gets on average, 18 days of rain and takes the title for the wettest month whilst the driest are between February and May.
Barbados makes a perfect, picturesque honeymoon destination for newlyweds looking for a few weeks in paradise.