Barbados Holidays


Why book Barbados Holidays

Barbados is a bucket-list destination for those who seek nothing but endless days of sun, sea and sand, it’s safe to say that Barbados holidays are pure bliss. With some of the most scenic shores in the Caribbean, you could spend hours simply lounging under the swaying palm trees sipping rum punch. But a holiday to Barbados offers so much more, from its welcoming Bajan culture and fantastic nightlife to an ocean filled with exotic marine life – spot turtles and stingrays in their natural habitat on a guided snorkelling or scuba diving trip.

Once you’ve finished sunning yourself on the white sand beaches, head into the island’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed capital, Bridgetown. Experience the two sides this mesmerising city has to offer from the many luxurious branded stores we know and love to the bustling traditional markets. While the capital has an excellent number of restaurants, our top pick for trying local flavours is the Oistins Friday Night Fish Fry, an evening not only of food but music and dance – it’s a not to be missed event! And no Barbados holiday would be complete without a trip to Harrison’s Cave, where you can explore this natural wonder on a number of tours including a walk-in tour and tram tour. These crystalline limestone caves and waterfalls will have you gasping in wonder – there’s simply nowhere else like it.

Plan your perfect luxury Barbados holiday with our choice of fabulous accommodations. Choose from 5* beachfront hotels and romantic retreats to excellent All Inclusive options, all of which are available at incredible prices. Handpicked by our Caribbean travel experts, you’ll find the best selection of resorts and flight deals amongst our range.

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Barbados Holidays Travel Information

Flights are available from Manchester, Glasgow, and London to Barbados.


American Airlines, Jet Blue and United also fly in-direct to Barbados via the United States, which allow the option of spending some nights in New York or Miami before Jetting to Barbados.

There are also daily inter-Caribbean flights that are operated for the purpose of island hopping and experiencing more than one Island on your holiday.

  • Currency: Barbadian Dollar, The USA dollar is widely accepted
  • Time difference: GMT -5
  • Flight from UK: 8-9 hours 
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  • Language: English 
  • National drink: Rum cocktails
  • National dish: Cou-cou with flying fish
  • Plugs to bring: Two flat blades or flat blades with round grounding pins are used


All travellers need to complete Online Immigration and custom forms found at  72 hours prior to arrival.


On average each year, the daily high temperature is 30 degrees / 86 Fahrenheit. With an average rainfall of less than 14 inch and 3000 hours of annual sunshine, Barbados is perfect to visit any time of the year.

The Dry Season is between November and April when the temperatures are cooler, and less rain is expected.

The Wet season is between May – October when the days are likely to be warmer and when rainfall is expected to be higher. The rainfall could last seconds or minutes. 

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Things To Do On A Barbados Holiday

Barbados Activities

While there are plenty of opportunities to do nothing more than relax by the pool, enjoy being pampered, or simply occupy a lounger on the beach, you'll find yourself curious to discover the rest of what Barbados has to offer. Surrounded by miles of crystal-clear ocean, Barbados plays hosts to come of the most incredible marine life in the world. Watersports are hugely popular, with scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking and windsurfing some of the best ways to enjoy the Caribbean Sea above and below the waves. Make the most out of its offerings by scuba diving or snorkelling out in the deep blue with an instructor. They’ll take you to all of the best spots to see turtles, stingrays and a myriad of vibrant fish.

Barbados Food & Drink

There’s no shortage of traditional dishes to try on a Barbados holiday, which is why many come to the Island and explore the local cuisines. A cornmeal dish called cou-cou – which is often compared to polenta – is a must-try. Often served with fresh flying fish and plenty of rich gravy, it’s a hearty dish that’s perfect after a day of watersports and exploration. Enjoy everything from seafood salads and fishcakes to sweet bread and polenta fries for lunch, all of which will have you craving more. Macaroni pie is another popular dish on the island. It's essentially a creamy and delicious version of your typical mac and cheese but with the unusual addition of mustard or ketchup to add flavour and colour.

Barbados Attractions

See another, more magical side of nature with a visit to Harrison’s Cave. Located in the heart of Barbados, this limestone cave looks like another world. The crystallised rock formations are vast and breathtaking, leading to incredible waterfalls. Featuring flowing streams and towering columns of natural limestone, you can explore this magical cave via tram and foot. We also recommend a trip to Hunte’s Garden, where you can see some of the most incredible exotic plants. Made to look like a tropical Caribbean forest, it truly is a haven of vibrant flora. Bridgetown is an attraction in itself. It's UNESCO World Heritage listed and boasts stunning architecture, excellent restaurants and traditional shops offering a slice of local life.

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