Other popular holidays in the Caribbean
As well as Barbados, top spots for an All Inclusive getaway in the Caribbean include the islands of Aruba, Cuba and Jamaica.
However, if Barbados has won you over, check out our travel guide to help you plan your perfect trip. And here are top choices of All Inclusive Barbados hotels to get you started.
What's included in your holiday
One of the major draws of an All Inclusive holiday to Barbados is that it’s virtually hassle-free. Most of your meals, snacks and drinks are included in the deal, and often airport transfers. You can also usually expect a handful of daily activities and watersports to be available, and night-time entertainment like live music and shows. Remember to check what’s included in the deal when you book your hotel, and take a look at some excellent All Inclusive hotels below, with details of what they cover.
With some of the most postcard-worthy beaches in the world, you might not know where to start when it comes to choosing a shore to lounge on in Barbados. Here are a few options to get you started.
Paynes Bay Beach in St James is thought to be one the best beaches on the west coast, with its golden sands and excellent swimming conditions where you might spot a turtle or two. The bustling Brownes Beach in Bridgetown is also great for swimming and snorkelling, with a variety of shipwrecks and sea life to explore. Meanwhile, palm-fringed Dover Beach on the south coast is home to a range of All Inclusive resorts, where days are best spent sinking your toes into the sand and surfing the waves.
Visit Barbados for a stress-free All Inclusive holiday
With average flights from the UK taking around nine hours and year-round sunshine, Barbados offers a true tropical escape from the humdrum of everyday life.
Known as the ‘Platinum Coast’, St James is a popular All Inclusive holiday hotspot, with its swanky nightlife and dining scene, tranquil beaches and sparkling coastline. In contrast, the bustling capital Bridgetown will give you a taste of Caribbean city life, with British Colonial architecture, a host of museums and an abundance of duty-free shops, making it ideal for those who want to explore and enjoy All Inclusive luxury. For the perfect mix of picturesque scenery and a vibrant nightlife, Dover Beach offers sun-soaked shorelines and is close to the lively hub of restaurants and bars at St Lawrence Gap.
The adults-only Club Barbados Resort and Spa offers the perfect romantic setting for your wedding day or couples getaway. This stunning 4* hotel takes All Inclusive indulgence to a new level, with three connecting pools, a spa, a fitness centre, its own beach and sunbathing deck. The package also includes watersports like sailing, snorkelling and kayaking, as well as daily activity programmes and night-time entertainment such as bands, DJs and piano players. The rooms – some with ocean and garden views – include air-conditioning, satellite TV and tea and coffee making facilities.
The 4* Sugar Bay Barbados is a family-oriented hotel situated on a stunning beach in the UNESCO world heritage site of Bridgetown Garrison. The All Inclusive deal provides you with buffet meals and drinks, plus a la carte dinner options twice a week, including a steak house. The hotel also offers daytime activities such as two swimming pools, a gym and spa, a kids' club and watersports, while each vintage-styled room comes with modern facilities like air conditioning, a mini fridge, an mp3 dock and Wi-Fi.
If you're looking for a tropical paradise, the 4* Turtle Beach Resort is the place to be. As well as being located right on the sandy shore, the hotel has two pools and an array of sports and spa treatments included with your stay. In terms of eating, there are three restaurants and three bars serving food and drinks all day. The All Inclusive package offers a range of watersports and activities like cooking and cocktail-making classes, plus night-time entertainment including quizzes and karaoke.
With an oceanfront setting and relaxing spa area, at the Waves Hotel and Spa you can enjoy all the perks of a blissful retreat close to each other. This 4* resort offers an adults-only indoor pool and an outdoor pool, with two restaurants serving Caribbean and East Asian cuisine. You'll also find a wealth of watersports and selective spa treatments included with the deal. Each of the rooms features useful extras, such as flat screen TVs, yoga mats and bluetooth speakers.