From captivating beaches and spectacular scenery, to amazing experiences and tantalising cuisine, this diverse nation has it all and much more besides.
Whether planning a magical family holiday, a romantic escape to remember, a dream wedding in paradise or an unforgettable honeymoon, Barbados ticks all the boxes.
With the warmest of welcomes and more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year also to be expected, you’re sure to be seduced by the beauty and charm of this glorious destination.
Barbados is blessed with breathtaking beaches.
Indeed, you can expect to find over 60 palm-fringed stretches of white sand, all caressed by warm turquoise waters.
The pick of these has to be Crane Breach, in St Philip, which is considered to be among the best beaches in the world.
Others that are well worth checking out include Batts Rock Beach, Miami Beach, Paynes Bay and Mullins Bay.
You can take your pick of which you would like to visit as every beach in Barbados is open to the public.
If you’re seeking an exotic escape that promises to exceed all of your expectations, Barbados is the ideal choice.
With a wide selection of lavish resorts and hotels to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect accommodation to suit all of your holiday needs.
All boast a wealth of amenities to encourage relaxation and recreation, with indulgent spas, high-tech gyms, expansive pools and children’s club among the excellent facilities provided.
You can also expect to enjoy exceptional hospitality throughout your stay.
You can’t visit Barbados without sampling the delights of Bajan cuisine.
Blending African, Indian and British flavours, the delectable dishes on offer include the national dish of cou-cou (similar to polenta) and flying fish, fishcakes and saltbread, and pudding and souse, which consists of pickled pork and sweet potato.
Those with a sweet tooth should seek out guava cheese, a chewy, fudge-type dessert.
Street food is also popular in Barbados, with the fish fry at Oistins drawing tourists and locals to the fish market every Friday to sample the party atmosphere and feast on the very best local cuisine.
If you demand more from a luxury holiday than just immaculate beaches and lavish hotels, you won’t be disappointed with Barbados.
An abundance of activities can be enjoyed both on land and at sea, while this intoxicating island also boasts endless attractions, inspiring natural scenery and a host wonderful wildlife, including green monkeys and hawksbill and leatherneck turtles.
Take to water for a deep sea fishing trip or dive below the waves on a scuba adventure exploring some of the many ship wrecks located off shore.
Back on dry land you can hike or bike to see the sights.
Discover a spectacular subterranean world at Harrison’s Cave, or enjoy other Barbadian beauty spots such as Welchman Hall Gully and the Barbados Wildlife reserve.
If you’re seeking a spot of culture, the island’s capital, Bridgetown, is rich in British colonial history and is home to a 17th century garrison, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Elsewhere, you can delve into the history of rum with a trip to one of the many distilleries. You might even get to sample a drop during your visit.
With all of this and more to enjoy, a luxury holiday to Barbados is sure to be remembered forever.