Luxury holidays in Barbados

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Areas in Barbados

When to go

The weather is great all year round. December to Easter is the height of the season; when it’s scorching in July and August, you can get great deals.

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Getting there

  • Planes

    Fly direct with British Airways ( or Virgin ( from Gatwick; or bmi ( from Manchester. First Choice ( also has direct flights.
  • Boats

    You can organise a variety of seafaring vessels (enquire at your hotel), either for the day or overnight, if you’d like to visit the Grenadines.
  • Automobiles

    Ask your hotel to arrange a car for you before you set off on holiday. You will be given a one-year Bajan driving licence.
  • Taxis

    You’ll be able to grab a taxi on the main restaurant streets in Holetown and in the south of the island, but it’s safer to call a driver or firm you’re familiar with. Your hotel will give you a good contact when you arrive – you’ll probably have the same driver for the entirety of your stay.