What We Love About Barbados
On The Destination
When I first went to Barbados 15 years ago, I had images of polo matches next to sugar-cane fields and afternoon tea at old plantation houses, knowing that the island had been ruled by Britain for 341 years (it won independence in 1966). Instead, I discovered a spring-break fantasy—beach... More
On certain fragrant evenings in Barbados, when an overripe mango moon seems ready to burst, the island gives itself over to magical realism. And at this loopy moment, the Globe Theatre of London is performing a rendition ofMuch Ado About Nothing on the vast lawn of Holders House. Amid a spectacular... More
Lush Life Nature Resort Great Value Ten spacious cottages made from local courbaril wood line a secluded hilltop fringed by the rain forest in the island’s remote interior. The on-site Naniki restaurant serves grilled snapper with native breadfruit and yams.Cottages from $149. The... More
If the Caribbean is where your heart longs to travel, then finding a luxury hotel in Barbados is an absolute must. In any direction, Barbados is surrounded by turquoise waters and some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. A dazzling mix of colonial elegance and laid-back island charm, a luxury vacation in Barbados offers breathtaking scenery, historic architecture and fine cuisine together with spectacular opportunities for adventure and nightlife packed into a single luxury vacation.
From the 5-star resorts of the glittering Platinum Coast on the island's Caribbean side and the rugged beauty of the Atlantic shore to the shopping delights of bustling Bridgetown on the western coast and the southern coast's idyllic swim-and-surf waters, Barbados offers a Caribbean oasis for lovers of nightlife, water sports, the outdoors and, of course, the luxury Caribbean experience. With a history steeped in pirate lore, it's no surprise that shipwrecks figure among the island's top attractions for scuba divers and snorkelers alongside the gorgeous coral reefs. For those yearning for adventure and relaxation on dry ground, Barbados offers a wealth of options, from emerald shopping in Bridgetown to rainforest hikes. Of course, no luxury vacation is complete without excellent dining and Barbados boasts plenty of options.
If you long for a luxury vacation away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Barbados is an ideal destination. Book a Barbados luxury hotel deal and enjoy cool morning breezes, gorgeous views, exquisite spa treatments and unparalleled natural beauty on sea and land -- in short, the vacation experience of your dreams. Browse Luxury Link for a hand-picked selection of properties perfect for a luxury Caribbean vacation.