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About Barbados

Barbados has much to offer its residents and guests with its idyllic year-round climate, excellent restaurants and spectacular beaches.

It might seem predictably Caribbean but if you explore a little further though you’ll be delighted by the rolling lush hills, flourishing botanical gardens, colonial plantation homes and varied cultural calendar in which jazz festivals and carnivals sit alongside sailing and cricket tournaments. The tranuil coastline is a hive of fine, coral grain beaches and warm, crystal, asure waters. The island genuinely does have something to offer for everyone.

Our top 10 picks

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Catamaran boat trip

One of the best ways to experience Barbados is by sailing the turquoise waters alongside the picturesque white sand beaches for which the island is famous. Royal Westmoreland highly recommends Silver Moon Catamaran’s Deluxe day cruise, a signature service that is limited to just 12 passengers, giving you the absolute best in personal attention, more space aboard to relax and a feeling of exclusivity unattainable elsewhere.

The five hour cruise features a gourmet-style buffet lunch, unlimited drinks and refreshing cocktails, snorkelling equipment and transportation. Guests will have a close encounter swimming experience with endangered sea turtles.

This luxurious cruise costs US$115 per adult and US$85 for children.

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Oistins Friday fish fry market

An informal celebration of all things from the sea, the market is a great way to enjoy Bajan atmosphere and culture. Held every Friday evening at Oistins Bay Gardens...

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Elite Dining

"Concierge Recommends” is a newly launched section in our newsletter which will feature the top culinary experiences on the island. This month it’s the turn of...

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Mount Gay Rum Factory Tour

The Mount Gay Rum tour is a truly Bajan experience introducing you to a taste of the island's culture and revealing all the mysteries of rum making...

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Harrison’s Cave

At the heart of Barbados lies one of its greatest wonders, Harrison’s Cave. Located in the central uplands of the island, this breathtakingly beautiful, crystallized...

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St Nicholas Abbey

The legendary St Nicholas Abbey in the northern parish of St Peter, is a fully restored 17th century sugar plantation house which now features a plethora...

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Watersports and Activities

The beaches of Barbados provide the perfect setting for fun and energetic sporting activities. Visitors can enjoy fishing, kayaking, kite surfing, scuba diving...

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Limegrove Lifestyle Centre

One of the most exciting new leisure and retail developments on Barbados is the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre in the heart of historic Holetown which is just...

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Welchman Hall Gully

If you love nature, hiking, plants, culture and natural history, then Welchman Hall Gully must not be missed. It is a touch of tropical forest, mixed with...

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Botanical Flower Gardens

The Botanical Flower Gardens encompass over 53 acres of land, which is reserved only for green botanical ventures and never to be developed...

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