A sophisticated Caribbean paradise boasting some of the world’s finest resorts
This small coral island is big on personality, culture and unadulterated Caribbean indulgence. With endless opportunities for relaxation on this charming island. Taking a drive around the rugged coast will introduce you to many of them. Discover award-winning restaurants, enjoy a host of watersports, head to Bridgetown for duty-free shopping, or learn about the history of Barbados’ rum. Retreat to one of the island’s most luxurious and iconic hotels set on white-sand beaches, sample the laid back way of life, mingle with the affable locals and enjoy the Barbadian rhythm of life.
You’ll find places where you can swim and snorkel with turtles. There are fine championship golf courses where you’ll be torn between concentrating on putting or admiring the sea views. On the East Coast your camera will be worked hard, especially if you want to capture all the jaw-dropping scenery around Bathsheba. And then there are grand plantation houses and natural wonders like the Barbados Wildlife Reserve, Chancery Lane Swamp and Harrison’s Cave – a great cavern full of thundering waterfalls, sparkling cascades and brooding pools. With a culture that blends an array of national influences, Barbados has long been a favourite destination for those who seek the finer things in life