Bridgetown is Barbados' largest city and the concentration of locals has resulted in a vibrant culture of music, food, drink, plus a handful of interesting historical sites. Tourists flock to Bridgetown every year to become part of the lively atmosphere, visit its nearby beaches and shop at its many markets.
If year-round sunshine and soft, white-sand beaches are your idea of holiday heaven, head to Needhams Point in beautiful Barbados. One of the most popular coastal resorts on the island, Needhams Point has three luscious beaches to spend lazy days on. Relax on the Peaceful Pebbles Beach with its calm waters, Drill Hill Beach, a surfer's paradise, or head to the busy Needhams Point Beach, which attracts both locals and tourists with its colourful food carts and safe swimming.
On the south coast of Barbados, in the district of Christ Church, is Oistins. It's a small town – in fact, the smallest on the island – but its lack of size has no bearing on the fun atmosphere and welcoming vibe that it's famous for. This makes it one of the most characterful destinations in any holidays to Barbados. Its thriving fishing community forms the basis of its culture and activities, so guests of the town can guarantee wonderfully fresh fish, grilled to perfection. Whether you're up for joining in the Friday evening Fish Fry, or you'd rather spend your time chilling on the beach, Oistins has something up its sleeve for every visitor.
Sun, sand, delicious food and lively nightlife is what holidays to Barbados are made of. Some of the best beaches can be found along this Caribbean island's south coast, with stretches of beautiful sand that go on for miles. Each unique stretch varies as to how busy it gets and what facilities and activities are on offer, so there's always something that will suit you perfectly. Worthing holidays offer you the chance to pass leisurely days lying on an immaculate white-sand beach as you watch the bright-blue sea lapping the shore. There's plenty of sightseeing to do in nearby Bridgetown also.
Explore the quieter side of the island when on holiday in Barbados by spending time in St Peter, located in the north of the island. This is the perfect place to enjoy some stunning wildlife, explore historic destinations and discover some of Barbados' best sandy beaches like the one at Speightstown.
This southern coastal district is located in the Christ Church parish, and dazzles with its vibrant nightlife, yet soothes with its tranquil beaches. That mix of serenity and activity makes for a holiday of contrasts where you're never at a loss for what to do, yet always able to recharge.
Some call this part of the island the Platinum Beach. It's well loved among the rich and famous, yet the rise in All Inclusive Barbados holidays means that tourists from every background can enjoy the pristine sand, sumptuous sea and fantastic entertainment on offer. Bars, restaurants and nightlife combine to create a brilliant atmosphere in St James.
If you're looking for a laid-back holiday to Barbados, Rockley Beach is the place for you. This small resort town is clustered around a white-sand bay, where turquoise sea meets cobalt sky. It's the perfect spot to relax and unwind. When you've had your fill of relaxation, stroll down the nearby promenade or take a short walk to the town of Hastings where there are plenty of bars, restaurants and attractions to keep you entertained.
There are so many beaches nestled along the south coast of Barbados that it might take you forever to visit them all! Each has its own personality, with Maxwell Beach being one of the most laidback of all. Lying on a white-sand beach as turquoise waters lap the shore and palm trees nod in a gentle breeze under sunny skies is the ultimate tropical dream. You can go one better with a Maxwell holiday and make it a reality. As well as being an idyllic spot, it's also ideally located to visit several other beaches along the coast.
This Caribbean haven offers holidays paved with white sand beaches, watersport adventures and a whole lot of shopping. With dining options from around the world and cool rum by the barrel-full, you won't have to worry about much more than where to lay your beach towel.
Tucked away on the south–western coast of Barbados, Hastings is a stunning coastal village boasting white sand beaches and iridescent ocean. Perfect for those who want to experience the beauty of the island away from the crowds, All Inclusive Barbados holidays to Hastings are a wonderful mixture of tropical beaches, authentic cuisine and local historic sites.
Christ Church is the largest parish on Barbados. It's a region of contrasts, from the party hotspot of St Lawrence to the quiet beaches of Hastings. With its intriguing caves, charming fishing villages and larger resorts, Christ Church is a fantastic holiday destination.