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Things to do in Barbados

It may be a beach lovers’ paradise, but there are a great many other things to do in Barbados besides swimming and sunbathing. This small island offers a surprising variety of activities for families, couples and singles alike.

Beach lovers will be in their element on the stunning west coast, with its crystalline waters and powder-soft sands. You can also unwind with a relaxing spa treatment at one of our superb spa hotels, indulge in some retail therapy, perfect your swing on the golf course or tuck into freshly-caught fish on the sun-drenched balcony of a seafront restaurant.

Barbados spa holidays.

Barbados spa holidays

Feel life’s stresses ebbing away in the luxury of the Coral Reef spa hotel. Set within a tropical garden, the spa offers a full range of invigorating treatments. Ideal for family holidays, Sandy Lane boasts a superb spa where parents can relax while children play at The Treehouse Club.

Golf holidays in Barbados.

Golf holidays in Barbados

Perfect your putt and learn to dazzle with your drive on a Barbados golf holiday. Players of all abilities can take to the green at one of the island’s six world-class courses. The Sandy Lane resort hotel boasts three golfing greens. Book tee times ahead, especially during peak periods.

Shopping in Barbados.

Shopping in Barbados

When it comes to shopping in Barbados, the essential words are duty-free. Be sure to have your passport handy to take advantage of the incredible discount prices. Broad Street in Bridgetown is a must for the department-store experience, while locally-made arts and crafts can be found in shops across Barbados.

Barbados restaurants and nightlife.

Barbados restaurants and nightlife

Discover a huge variety of restaurants and bars in Barbados. Bridgetown, the picturesque east coast and exclusive west coast offer different dining experiences, with freshly-caught fish and spicy, barbecued chicken being island specialities. Sway to steel-drum rhythms or groove to classic reggae tunes while sipping rum punch in Barbados bars.

Romantic holidays in Barbados.

Romantic holidays in Barbados

Its exotic beauty makes Barbados perfect for romantic holidays. Stroll with your loved one along the sun-kissed sands of Crane Beach. Gaze at the stars at Harry Bayley Observatory in Bridgetown. Dine at a romantic restaurant on the south coast, with stunning views of Barbados as a backdrop.

Exciting experiences

Best of Barbados Tour

On this tour you’ll enjoy the very best Barbados has to offer. Visit the awesome Harrison’s Cave before taking in the spectacular vistas on the island’s east coast. After lunch (included), it’s on to the Wildlife Reserve for a chance to glimpse mischievous green tail monkeys. Another thrilling opportunity to get close to nature follows with a boat cruise to where sea turtles dwell. Complete the day relaxing on a beautiful beach with a complimentary beverage.

Best of Barbados Tour

Explore and Discover Barbados Tour with Glass Bottom Boat Cruise

Discover the beauty and charm of Barbados with this in-depth exploration. Starting in the capital of Bridgetown, you will have many photographic opportunities as you visit places of interest on the stunning east coast. After stopping for lunch (included), you will continue on to the west coast before boarding a glass-bottomed boat for an exhilarating 2-hour cruise. Swim with sea turtles, snorkel around a ship wreck and take in the exquisite coastal scenery.

Explore and Discover Barbados Tour with Glass Bottom Boat Cruise

Beautiful Barbados Coastal Sightseeing Tour

Explore the island’s hidden beauty spots with this extensive insight of the diverse coastlines and stunning beaches of Barbados. Starting at the island capital of Bridgetown, you’ll travel up the coast past Oistins, Miami Beach, Foul Bay, Bathsheba and on up the east coast to Cherry Tree Hill and North Point. From there you’ll head back down the west coast through Speightstown and Holetown. Be sure to bring your camera to take advantage of the superb photo opportunities.

Beautiful Barbados Coastal Sightseeing Tour

Just BIM Barbados Tour including St Nicholas Abbey

Just BIM is a tour dedicated to showing you the 'must-see' attractions of Barbados. Your experience will begin at a local pottery shop where you will learn about Barbadian crafts. Then keep an eye out for playful monkeys as you take a relaxing stroll through the Flower Forest. After a scenic drive through Bathsheba and lunch (included), the tour will take you on to 17th-century St. Nicholas Abbey and finally the incredible Harrisons Cave. Entry to all attractions is included.

Just BIM Barbados Tour including St Nicholas Abbey

Natural Wonders of Barbados Tour including Harrison’s Cave

Experience the island's natural wonders while driving through its lush green hills. With its awe-inspiring network of underground streams, waterfalls and rock formations, Harrison’s Cave is a must-see. From there, lose yourself in a vision of colour at Barbados’ very own world of orchids. After stopping to marvel at the spectacular east-coast scenery and an energising lunch (included), the memorable last stop will be at Barbados Wildlife Reserve to see its famous green-tailed monkeys.

Natural Wonders of Barbados Tour including Harrison’s Cave

Barbados weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • 28°Jan
  • 28°Feb
  • 29°Mar
  • 30°Apr
  • 31°May
  • 31°Jun
  • 30°Jul
  • 31°Aug
  • 31°Sep
  • 30°Oct
  • 29°Nov
  • 28°Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 66
  • 28
  • 33
  • 36
  • 58
  • 112
  • 147
  • 147
  • 170
  • 178
  • 206
  • 97
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
  • 9
  • 9
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8
  • 8

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