A tropical getaway to Barbados

A blissful tropical climate softened by Atlantic trade winds, pinkish-white, sugar-soft beaches, fabulous scuba diving, and laid-back catamaran cruises… These are just some of the fabulous experiences to be savoured in one of the Caribbean’s most popular and welcoming destinations - Barbados.

If you’re looking to visit Barbados this year, there are lots of perks to take advantage of if you book by 22nd March for travel between April and September. Read on to discover them...

A tropical getaway to Barbados

Up to 400 Bajan dollar credit

This can be spent at an array of places right across the island, including restaurants and activities. Local cuisine is well worth seeking out. ‘The Land of the Flying Fish’ has, appropriately enough, flying fish with coucou (cornmeal and okra) as its national dish. One of the best places to try local seafood is the weekly party Oistins Fish Fry. Other flavour-packed Bajan dishes include Pudding and Souse – pickled pork with spiced sweet potatoes.

Up to 40% off Cobblers Cove

In a quiet cove on the Platinum (west) Coast, this family-owned, all-suite boutique hotel in a 1940s-built great house is an island institution – and one of very few Relais & Châteaux properties in the Caribbean. Its popularity is due not only to its access to two beaches and its spectacular gardens but to the charm of its many long-serving staff – the feel here is the easy grace of an English country house transported to the tropics. Cobblers Cove also has a fantastic reputation for its fine food and wines, including complimentary daily afternoon tea for all guests. 

Up to 30% off Fairmont Royal Pavilion

Perfect for couples and families, this is also one of the most elegant resorts in Barbados, with one of the best locations on the island – along the tranquil Alleynes Bay on the west coast, with spectacular sunset views. From kayaking to sailing, the water sports options here are unmatched, but there’s also tennis, sociable catamaran cruises, and yoga on the beach to enjoy. When you fancy getting out and about, don’t miss the fascinating botanical tours of the resort’s landscaped grounds, taking in palms, mango, breadfruit, cherry, banana, and frangipani trees.

Up to 35% off Sam Lords Castle

Barbados’ collection of some of the best luxury hotels in the world has just gotten even bigger with the opening of this all-inclusive property, a Wyndham Grand resort, where all rooms come with a sea view. Set in historic grounds steeped in glamorous history, Sam Lord’s Castle is very much a place for focusing on wellbeing – your own and that of your loved ones, but also the health of the planet, with a sustainable design and the use of farm-to-table and organic ingredients. It’s another property ideal for everyone, from couples to families.

There’s plenty else on offer in Barbados for visitors, including electric tram tours of Harrison’s Cave with its crystallised formations, visits to Flower Forest Botanical Garden on a former sugar plantation, submarine tours to see a shipwreck and dazzling reef life, and even surfing on the east coast.

To book your Barbados holiday with a fantastic discount, call your Travel Counsellor today.

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