Camilla Uddin

Barbados Travel Expert

After dozing off under a palm tree on the white beaches or snorkeling in the warm Caribbean water, it’s only right to finish the day in style at one of Barbados’ luxury hotels. From secluded infinity pools to ocean views from elegant windows, these beachside properties really are paradise.

Camilla Uddin

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Barbados Highlights

Whether you’re looking for romance, stunning natural beauty, a vibrant cultural scene, beach down time or a wide variety of sports and activities, Barbados has it all, packing a mean punch for such a tiny island.

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Sitting on its Caribbean throne, Barbados remains the undisputed paradise. Allow us to list the obvious bits first: powder white beaches; swaying, coconut laden palms; azure waters (we prefer to call them ‘really, really clear’ waters). But there’s an unseen side to Barbados, which we’re keen to show you – from clapboard shacks serving the real stuff (rum. We’re talking about proper rum) to sections of untrodden beach studded with ancient mahogany trees, the calls of green monkeys, and the best grill bars in this part of the world. We’ve got the best of Barbados.

Private ocean tours in Barbados


Detours make for long delays (of course). And Barbados is all about the lo-fi, slow-mo detour. Take your time, and we’ll take you on a private tour of these still surprising islands – with a stay in a tropical cove, the street scene of the island’s capital, Bridgetown, and the best surfing at the Soup Bowl. We can nudge you around these waters in a private catamaran, or introduce you to the island’s best chefs and the amazing things they do with local ingredients. Cou Cou and flying fish will become a new favorite. We’re sure of that.

Luxury hotels in Barbados


After an evening in the surf and at the grill bar (or touring the historic distillery at St Nicholas Abbey), you’ll want a suitable luxury hotel in which to rest your head. Its colonial heritage and colorful colloquial architecture set an attractive scene for its luxury hotels and beach-side boutiques.

Romantic honeymoons in Barbados


With its elegant beaches, made darker by the warm waves that crest them, Barbados has always stoked a romantic fire. Fiery sunsets, languid islets fringed by coral reefs and secret cays, and world-glass cuisine, make for a sure-fire post-wedding retreat. That much is without dispute.

Barbados Highlights

Whether you’re looking for romance, stunning natural beauty, a vibrant cultural scene, beach down time or a wide variety of sports and activities, Barbados has it all, packing a mean punch for such a tiny island.

Where to stay in Barbados


Having been kicking around for so long as a luxury vacation destination, the hotels and resorts in Barbados don’t fail to disappoint. From candy-frosted colonial manses to luxurious seaside pads whose pools plunge into the warm and welcoming ocean. When you’ve been doing luxury for this long, it’s hard to get it wrong.

Stay in the peaceful coves in Barbados


Slow down the pace of life at Cobblers Cove, a dreamlike marriage of 1960s colonial-inspired architecture and wildlife-rich, vibrant gardens, with a sun-drenched deck that hangs over the inviting ocean. Not bad for a day’s sleep.

Stay among the coconuts in Barbados


On the glittering shores of the Platinum Coast, Colony Club mixes together - like a very good cocktail - all the trappings of a luxury hotel with the easygoing, vibrant spirit of the Caibbean. Expect meandering lagoon pools, the beach fringes, wellness and gourmet cooking. This is what luxury hotels are all about.

Luxury hotels along the beaches of Barbados


This award-winning spa - set across seemingly endless treatment suites, landscaped gardens and pools, is a true taste of five star self-care. What’s more, it’s also on the beach - so you can take a refreshing dip after all of that self indulgence.

  • Capital Capital Bridgetown
  • Currency Currency Barbadian Dollar
  • Language Language English
  • Population Population 258,000
  • Time Difference Time Difference GMT-4 | ET+1
  • Expert Tip Expert Tip

    "Oistins fish fry on a Friday night for a great party atmosphere on the beach"

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