A sophisticated Caribbean paradise boasting some of the world’s finest resorts

This small coral island is big on personality, culture and unadulterated Caribbean indulgence. Enjoying a culture that blends an array of national influences, Barbados has long been a favourite destination for those who seek the finer things in life. Retreat to any one of the island’s most luxurious and iconic hotels set on white-sand beaches, sample the laid back way of life, mingle with the affable locals and enjoy the Barbadian rhythm of life.

Good to know

Time difference:

GMT -4 hours

Capital:

Bridgetown

Currency:

Barbados dollar. US and Canadian dollars are also accepted.

Flying time to destination:

8½ hours

More facts

When to visit

Jan

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Feb

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Mar

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Apr

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

May

Recommended

Good time to escape

Jun

Recommended

Good time to escape

Jul

Recommended

Good time to escape

Aug

Recommended

Good time to escape

Sep

Recommended

Good time to escape

Oct

Recommended

Good time to escape

Nov

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

Dec

Highly Recommended

Perfect time to escape

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Recommended Barbados Hotels

Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa

7 nights, Room Only, 01 Oct '15

from £915

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion

7 nights, Room & Breakfast, 03 May '16

from £1,799

Ocean Two Resort & Residences

7 nights, Room Only, 01 Jun '16

from £907

The Club Barbados Resort & Spa

7 nights, All Inclusive, 22 Sep '15

from £1,246

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Kuoni Insider

Barbados offered a true flavour of the Caribbean from the moment we stepped off the aircraft. You can’t help but relax into the slow way of life, and will find that you’re permanently grinning.

 

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Caribbean & Mexico 2016