Barbados luxury holidays

Barbados is probably the most developed of all the Caribbean islands, yet it retains a distinct character and is resolutely West Indian. Although the beaches are brilliant and rival those elsewhere, the variety of other attractions and things to do are what mark this particular idyll out.

Swim, dive, kite surf and simply relax on the sand on the sheltered south and west coasts; Carlisle Bay near the capital Georgetown has 200 wrecks to explore. The capital itself has a wealth of history to uncover either in the Barbados Museum or nearby Garrison area.

Head inland though to explore the limestone hills and discover the real Barbados and Bajan culture. Visit seventeenth century plantation houses and botanical gardens, listen out for calypso rhythms and sample real Bajan rums and you'll get an idea of what makes the country tick.

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Our in depth guide packed with background information, sample itineraries designed by our experts and hand-picked suggestions for what to see and do, where to stay and when best to go.

Itinerary ideas [1]

The itinerary ideas listed below are designed to give you a flavour of the things to do in Barbados. We can adjust any element and tailor-make your trip though, to suit your individual needs and available time. To start planning your trip, talk to one of our destination specialists on 020 7590 0616.

Places to stay [17]

The places to stay listed below only represent a handful of the accommodation options available in Barbados. We can also recommend and arrange accommodation to suit your personal tastes and budget. To start planning where to stay in Barbados, talk to one of our destination specialists on 020 7590 0616.

Coral Reef Club, Barbados

Beach Golf Honeymoon

The Coral Reef Club is one of the most cherished luxury resorts in the Caribbean, set within acres of attractively landscaped gardens on the calm west coast of …

Treasure Beach, Barbados

Beach Luxury travel

Sometimes a resort just seems to get everything right by doing it simply and with great warmth and style. Treasure Beach on the island of Barbados is a perfect …

Crystal Cove, Barbados

All-inclusive Beach Honeymoon

Whether you’re a couple or a family this vibrant and friendly hotel is an excellent choice for an all-inclusive holiday. Crystal Cove is a member of the …

Island Inn Hotel, Barbados

Just a stone's throw from beautiful Pebble Beach and less than a mile from the Barbadian capital Bridgetown, the all-inclusive Island Inn Hotel, boasts a warm, …

Cobblers Cove, Barbados

Beach Food & wine Honeymoon

One of only five hotels in the Caribbean to be a member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux group, it’s the perfect choice if all you want to do is relax and …

The Club, Barbados Resort & Spa

All-inclusive Beach Relaxation

The Club, Barbados Resort & Spa is the island's only adults-only all-inclusive resort. Located right on the beachfront on the island's stunning west coast, this …

Colony Club, Barbados

Beach Food & wine Honeymoon

Surrounded by seven acres of beautiful tropical gardens, Colony Club offers a little haven of peace and tranquillity.

Mango Bay, Barbados

All-inclusive Beach Honeymoon

Mango Bay is located on one of the most stunning parts of the west coast of Barbados, on the beautiful white sands of St James Beach, just 40 minutes from the …

Bougainvillea Beach Resort, Barbados


Situated on one of the island’s most beautiful beaches, this oceanfront resort is one of the best locations to enjoy the Caribbean in style.

Tamarind, Barbados

Beach Family Sports & activities

Following a multi-million dollar refurbishment in 2010, the former Tamarind Cove has been reborn as a stylish and contemporary hotel.

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Barbados

Beach Family Honeymoon

Few places are better at treating you to the old-style splendour of the Caribbean than The Fairmont Royal Pavilion. This is grand living on a grand scale.

The Sandpiper, Barbados

Beach Food & wine Luxury travel

If you want proof that exclusivity and popularity can go together, look no further. Sister hotel to Coral Reef Club and a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the …

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