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Barbados : Useful information


Basic facts

Time difference: GMT - 4.
Currency: Barbadian Dollar (although US Dollars are widely accepted).
Language: English.
Population: Approximately 285000.
Visa information: Holders of a British passport can stay for six months without a visa.


Travel arrangements

There are daily direct flights to Barbados from London Gatwick with British Airways and Virgin Atlantic (flight time about 8.5hours). Outbound flights are in the daytime, while return flights leave Barbados in the evening and land in the UK the following morning. There are flights from Manchester to Barbados in the winter season with Thomas Cook and Virgin Atlantic.

Visitors to Barbados can easily get around by taxi or local bus. It is also possible to hire a car but it is necessary to buy a local driving permit. Driving is on the left and rural roads might be bumpy. 

Our Resorts on Barbados

Beach View Hotel Barbados -  1

Beach View

  • Self-catering suites
  • Opposite Paynes Bay beach
  • Family-run hotel
Bougainvillea Beach Resort, Barbados -  1

Bougainvillea Beach Resort

  • Perfect for families and couples
  • Vast range of activities
  • Accommodation comes with home amenities
Cobblers Cove, Barbados -  1

Cobblers Cove

  • Originally a plantation house
  • Part of the Relais and Chateaux hotel group
  • Voted best restaurant in Barbados
Colony Club, Barbados -  1

Colony Club by Elegant Hotels

  • 7 acres of tropical gardens
  • Swim-up pool bar
  • Part of Elegant Hotels
Coral Reef Club, Barbados -  1

Coral Reef Club

  • A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World
  • Modern and luxurious
  • Boutique hotel
Crystal Cove, Barbados -  1

Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels

  • Complimentary motorised watersports
  • Freshwater pools
  • Part of Elegant Hotels
Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Barbados -  1

Fairmont Royal Pavilion

  • Luxurious seaview accommodation
  • Colonial style
  • Access to golf course
Hilton Barbados Resort -  1

Hilton Barbados Resort

  • Convenient location near Bridgetown
  • Access to two beaches
  • Superb Eforea Spa
Little Arches, Barbados -  1

Little Arches

  • Intimate boutique Hotel
  • Exclusive and adults only
  • Award winning restaurant
Little Good Harbour, Barbados -  1

Little Good Harbour

  • Intimate boutique hotel
  • Fully-equipped suites
  • Set within an 18th century fort
Lone Star Barbados -  1

Lone Star

  • Exclusive boutique hotel
  • Room service available with all accommodation
  • Built from historical architecture
Mango bay, Barbados -  1

Mango Bay

  • Small, all-inclusive resort
  • Beachfront location
  • West coast of Barbados
Ocean Two, Barbados -  1

Ocean Two Resort

  • Rooftop plunge pool
  • Amazing views from luxury suites
  • Beachfront location on south coast
Saint Peters Bay Luxury Resort, Barbados -  1

Saint Peter's Bay Luxury Resort

  • Large resort and residences
  • Certificate of excellence 2015 winner
  • Located on the north west coast
Sandy Lane, Barbados -  1

Sandy Lane

  • Country house style
  • Golf and spa retreat
  • Four mixed cuisine restaurants
Holidays to Sea Breeze Beach House, Barbados -  1

Sea Breeze Beach House

  • All-inclusive resort
  • Wide range of options and facilities
  • Renovated & redesigned in 2017
South Beach, Barbados -  1

South Beach

  • Chic boutique hotel
  • Suites with well-equipped kitchens
  • Part of the Ocean Hotels portfolio
Southern Palms, Barbados -  1

Southern Palms Beach Club

  • Small, colonial style hotel
  • Close to restaurants and nightlife
  • Turtle nesting beach
Holidays to Sugar Bay Barbados -  1

Sugar Bay

  • Boho-chic beachside setting
  • All-inclusive resort
  • 5 varied restaurants
Sugar Cane Club, Barbados -  1

Sugar Cane Club Hotel and Spa

  • Adults only, boutique hotel
  • All-inclusive or room only options
  • Overlooking the west coast
Tamarind, Barbados -  1

Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

  • Intimate spa and relaxation pool
  • Certificate of excellence 2015
  • Part of Elegant Hotels
The Atlantis, Barbados -  1

The Atlantis Hotel

  • Sister hotel of Little Good Harbour
  • Chic, boutique hotel
  • Rugged, east coast setting
The Crane Resort, Barbados -  1

The Crane Resort

  • Large resort
  • Luxury village atmosphere
  • Six swimming pools
The House, Barbados -  1

The House by Elegant Hotels

  • Chic, adults-only boutique hotel
  • Luxurious yet understated
  • Small and contemporary
The Sandpiper, Barbados -  1

The Sandpiper Hotel

  • Elegant accommodation
  • Luxurious and secluded
  • Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Treasure Beach, Barbados -  1

Treasure Beach by Elegant Hotels

  • Beachfront location
  • Freshwater pool overlooking the sea
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016
Holidays to Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels, Barbados -  1

Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels

  • Premium, all-inclusive hotel
  • Located on the south west coast
  • Part of Elegant Hotels
Holidays to Waves Hotel  -  1

Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels

  • All-inclusive hotel
  • Focus on mind and wellness
  • Range of included activities and facilities
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Windstar Cruises

  • Luxury yacht trip around Barbados
  • Minimising impact on the environment
  • Winter departures

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