Barbados ~ Island in the Sun

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Do you want to escape the cold climates and settle on a stunning Island in the sun? How about sipping on Mount Gay Rum while listening to Calypso Music? Then hurry up, grab your sunscreen and book your flight to the Limestone Island of Barbados; the Gem of the Caribbean.

Barbados is a lovely vacation spot. Whether you’re looking to escape to the sun or you just want the perfect luxury vacation on a beautiful Caribbean Island, don’t miss this stop. Barbados Climate is warm throughout the year; hence the reason it’s referred to as the ‘Island in the sun’. There is so much to do and explore in Barbados. You can choose to have fun in the sun, fun in the water or fun on the land.

Fun in the Sun

If you’re looking to have fun in the sun, Barbados is embellished with 60 beautiful white sandy beaches with Crane Beach being consistently recognized as one of the top 10 beaches in the world. Barbados beaches are perfect for swimming with clear blue waters and vibrant reefs. There are restaurants on the beach where you can enjoy seafood and local cuisine, especially flying fish which is an Island symbol. Please don’t forget your sunscreen!

Fun in the Water

Do you want to have fun in the water, or should I say underwater? Or do you and your kids love watching the little Mermaid? Then Atlantis Submarines will take your breath away. Atlantis Submarines is like an underwater Disney Fairy Tale. Don’t be nervous or afraid to ride the submarine, it’s an unbelievable experience you won’t want to miss. In addition, there are a wide range of sea creatures to see, from turtles to a variety of fish and of course we can’t forget the beautiful coral reefs.

atlantis submarines

Fun on the Land

Explore the Island’s hidden secrets and have fun on the land. Harrison Cave is one of Barbados superb attractions. It is one of the greatest wonders of Barbados. You will love this immense underground cave with overwhelming limestone caverns; it is a unique underground experience. This cave is an impressive piece of art by nature with pools and waterfalls, it’s a must see.

When you’re done exploring Harrison Cave, you can explore Mount Hillaby, the highest point of the Island. Take a safari tour and discover this Mount with the best picturesque lookouts and fascinating views. Mount Hillaby is perfect for hikers.

If you have a passion for nature then you will love the Flower Forest. You won’t want to miss these 7 acres of green botanical wild gardens while you’re in Barbados. The Flower Forest is a stunning haven perfect for weddings, private events and photographs. The views from the forest are fantastic.

Barbados Crop Over festival is famously known. It is a bright, cultural, fun event full of vibrant music and is held every year in May through August. This festival has a piece of history that can be traced back to the 1780’s. Barbados used to be the world’s largest producer of sugar and at the end of every sugar season; this huge festival was held to celebrate the success of the sugar cane harvest. Calypso and steel pan music is one of the main attributes of the festival.

Where to Stay?

Talking about all inclusive resorts, Barbados has it all. Whether you’re a newlywed couple or you’re just keeping the romance alive, for romance try the Tamarind Cove hotel. If you’re planning the perfect family vacation, you can enjoy your stay at Crystal Cove or if you just want a relaxing vacation, then Sea Breeze Beach Hotel is your stop. These Hotels are all budget friendly and they’re just a few of Barbados all inclusive resorts.

Whether it is day or night, Barbados will never disappoint you. There is golf, shopping, nightlife, local cuisine, history, everything you can imagine. Barbados has something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a fun filled vacation or a relaxing trip, there is never a dull moment in Barbados, the ‘Island in the sun’!

Have you ever been to Barbados? What was your experience?

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6 Responses to Barbados ~ Island in the Sun

  1. I have always wanted to visit Barbados. All the pictures I see from there look so amazing, it really does look like a paradise.
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  2. We stayed in Barbados, while on a cruise, for a day. It was absolutely gorgeous and would really like to go back again just to stay there.
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  3. Pauline says:

    Wow it looks amazing! I have Cuba on my list before the smaller islands, for the history and the uniqueness of the political setting. Traveling to those small islands can be expensive if you don’t get a flight plus hotel package.
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