Barbados is a great place for a relaxing holiday. Barbados is a Caribbean island with great sandy beaches, friendly people and bustling towns with lively nightlife.
If you are planning a romantic getaway or family holiday then The Travellers Guide has a great choice of hotels in Barbados to suit all budgets. Good value, family friendly hotels, luxury all inclusive hotels and 4 and 5 star spa hotels are listed below.
The main international airport in Barbados is Barbados Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI).
Virgin Atlantic, BA, Thomson and Expedia have flights from Gatwick (LGW), Birmingham (BHX), Manchester (MAN) and East Midlands (EMA) to Barbados (BGI).
Please view our Barbados hotel offers page for the latest "early booking", "spa offers", "all inclusive deals", "percentage discount" and "dinner, bed and breakfast" special offers for a range of hotels, guest houses, bed & breakfast and self catering accommodation in Barbados and in the rest of the Caribbean.
Barbados has a warm and sunny climate year round with average daytime highs of 75 - 85 F. Barbados has prevailing northeast tradewinds so that although the weather is bright and sunny, it does not get unbearably hot. Barbados rainfall usually comes in quick, heavy showers. Barbados dry season lasts from January to June.
Holidays to Barbados with Virgin Holidays
Virgin Holidays have some great all inclusive package offers for holidays to Barbados. When you book a Barbados Holiday through Virgin Holidays they offer:-
- Access to Virgin v-room (airport lounge): at London Gatwick Airport (LGW), and Manchester Airport (MAN).
- Virgin Barbados Resort Reps, Virgin Holidays Concierge and Destination Manager are available 7 days a week and can offer advice about Barbados such as local tourist attractions, the best beaches, where is good to eat, drink, shop, go diving, have spa treatments plus other excursions around Barbados to make your holiday in Barbados more memorable...
- Virgin Holidays have a free one day duty-free shopping shuttle to Bridgetown, Barbados from their hotels.
- Virgin Check in - Chill Out: Free Check in for your flight home from Barbados without leaving the beach or bar, giving you a little extra time to enjoy your holiday
What time is it in Barbados?
The current time in Barbados is GMT - 4 hours.
The Travellers Guide recommends the following all inclusive spa hotel in St James, Barbados:-
Waves Hotel, Barbados
Waves Hotel, Barbados (previously called Escape at Prospect Bay) has been recently refurbished and is a 4 star all inclusive hotel with swimming pool, spa and its own private beach. Waves Hotel is on the West Coast, in St James, 10 min north of Bridgetown.