Barbados is a stunning island known for pristine beaches, fantastic surf, sapphire-colored waters and world-heritage architecture. This tropical getaway combines warm islander hospitality with quaint colonial heritage. Join in adventure sports, dine at fine restaurants and laze on the beach, sipping local rum cocktails in this idyllic destination.
Start your trip in Bridgetown, the island’s west coast capital. Explore Barbados’ scenic landscape, with charming towns filled with English seaside architecture and plantation farmsteads. Learn about the native flora at the Andromeda Botanical Gardens. Discover Harrison’s Cave, a mesmerizing underground cave featuring interesting rock formations, a waterfall and a convenient tourist tram.
The beaches in Barbados offer a Caribbean paradise, from sheltered and sun-soaked shores on the west coast to the rolling surf, sculpted coral and excellent sailing winds on the east coast. Head south to dive or snorkel in reef-lined waters.
Scuba diving is a popular attraction in Barbados, due to the island’s crystal-clear water, fascinating shipwrecks and abundant marine life. Dive with sea turtles on a special scuba tour. Explore the underwater world while keeping dry with a submarine tour. Join a coastal tour on a catamaran, which may include a buffet lunch on board. Try flying fish, an iconic Barbados staple seafood.
After relaxing on the beach and watching a breathtaking tropical sunset, visit the island’s nightclubs and bars. Spend an evening in St. Lawrence Gap, a strip of clubs on the south coast of Christ Church, and sample Barbados’ famous Mount Gay Rum punch while you dance to tropical rhythms. Visit Barbados in the summer to experience events of the Crop Over Festival, a celebration with wild carnival performances and live music.
Barbados is located in the Caribbean, skirted by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Caribbean Sea to the west. Fly to Sir Grantley Adams International Airport, 8 miles (12.8 kilometers) east of Bridgetown. Catch buses or taxis with ease around the island or rent a car, scooter or mini moke. Cruise ships dock in Bridgetown’s harbor. Barbados has a year-round warm climate, with a wet season between June and November.
Situated in Rockley, this beach resort is within 6 miles (10 km) of Rockley Beach, Dover Beach and Silver Sands Beach. Worthing Beach and Carlisle Bay are also within 6 miles (10 km).
Located in Bridgetown, this beachfront resort is in the city centre, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Carlisle Bay, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Dover Beach and Rockley Beach. Worthing Beach and Brighton Beach are also within 6 miles (10 km).
Situated in Diamond Valley, this luxury resort is within 9 mi (15 km) of Crane Beach, Bottom Bay Beach and Bath Beach. Silver Sands Beach and Miami Beach are also within 9 mi (15 km).
Located in Bridgetown, this beachfront resort is in the historical district, just steps away from Needhams Point and Carlisle Bay. Dover Beach and Rockley Beach are also within 6 miles (10 km).
Located in Worthing, this beachfront resort is in the entertainment district and within 6 mi (10 km) of Worthing Beach, Dover Beach and Silver Sands Beach. Rockley Beach and Miami Beach are also within 6 miles (10 km).
Located in Prospect, this beachfront resort is in a provincial park and within 6 mi (10 km) of Batts Rock Beach, Paradise Beach and Brighton Beach. Barbados Polo Club and Lime Grove Shopping Centre are also within 6 mi (10 km).
Nestled on the beach, this Silver Sands resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Silver Sands Beach, South Point Lighthouse and Barbados Golf Club.
Nestled on the beach, this Maxwell resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of St. Lawrence Bay, Miami Beach and South Coast Boardwalk. U.S. Embassy and Carlisle Bay are also within 6 mi (10 km).