Discover a magical and colourful world! A tropical paradise is awaiting you when you travel to Barbados with lastminute.com this year. A beautiful Caribbean island, Barbados is well known as a glamorous tourist destination, with stretches of luxurious sandy beach, crystal clear waters and a vibrant culture. Get into the swing of island life, relax on the beach or by the pool and sample some delicious local cuisine. Barbados is overflowing with natural beauty, with breath taking coral reefs awaiting you out to sea and picturesque rolling hills inland, you will never be short of gorgeous new spots to explore. An ideal holiday destination for any group, Barbados is a great place for family holidays, romantic getaways or a sun filled break with friends.
With so much to see and do it might be hard to know where to start! The best thing to do is to take things at your own pace, whatever you crave from a holiday; you are bound to find it on this delightful island.
The beaches of Barbados are undoubtedly the star attractions, famous not just for their beauty but also for their versatility. Whether you want to explore the coral and incredible underwater scenery, try your hand at surfing and other water sports, or simply lounge around on the soft white sand, you are sure to find the beach for you. The east coast is the prime location for surfers and thrill seekers, with fierce Atlantic waves hitting the beaches. Not recommended for a relaxing swim but great if you are looking to catch some big waves. The Soup Bowl near Bathsheba is a popular surfing spot and the dramatic landscape along this section of the coast make it great for walking and picnics, head to Cattlewash for some great views along the coastline. For a more relaxing beach experience head to the west coast which offers calm seas and a flatter terrain. A huge range of idyllic beaches line the coastline, including Brandons, Heywoods and Mullins Bay.
If you are looking for some excitement in the evening then we recommend you head to St Lawrence Gap and explore the nightclubs and venues which enliven this coastal town every night. A visit to St Lawrence is a brilliant chance to hear some live Caribbean music and immerse yourself in the party atmosphere for which the island is famous. Why not visit the capital, Bridgetown?
With no real off season you will always find the island a bustling and welcoming place to visit. Book an affordable holiday to Barbados with lastminute.com today and you could be enjoying the exotic sights and smells sooner than you think. We are experts at making your trip affordable and hassle free.