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      Excellent reasonably priced all inclusive Hotel. Super staff and comfortable rooms. would happily go again. Outpriced from previous vsits to Escape and Spa, now Waves, and super alternative.
      01 Jan 2011read review
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      Just returned to dull GB after our first visit to the Caribbean. What can i say? Best holiday we have ever had and we loved everything about our stay....
      01 Mar 2009read review
    • 5
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      Second time at this hotel, gets better every time! Friendly staff, clean and tidy rooms, will be going back and would highly recommend to families!
      01 Apr 2008read review
    • 5
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      Had a great holiday at the escape at the gap. Great room, very clean. Staff very friendly. Good value for a 3*. Lovely clean beach. Omar was very helpful on the beach....
      01 Mar 2008read review
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      i would recommend this hotel to anybody i cant fault any thing or anyone....
      01 Sep 2007read review
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Hotels in Barbados

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.

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Emerald Ridge Guest House
Lot B27 Graeme Hall Park Graeme Hall Christ Church, Bridgetown, Barbados
Featuring an outdoor swimming pool with a deck, Emerald Ridge Guest House is just 5 minutes' drive from Dover Beach in Graeme Hall. It offers well-equipped rooms and apartments with fridges and free Wi-Fi throughout.
Palm Garden Hotel Barbados
Worthing Main Road, Bridgetown, Barbados
This hotel is located on the south coast of Barbados, 5 minutes' walk from Worthing Beach and 6 km from Bridgetown. It features an outdoor pool, restaurant and rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Divi Southwinds Beach Resort
St. Lawrence Main Road, Bridgetown, Barbados
Featuring 3 outdoor pools, a miniature golf course, and the Baian Breeze Restaurant, this resort is located on the shores of the Caribbean Sea. Set in tropical gardens, it is a 10-minute drive from downtown Bridgetown.
Island Inn Hotel
Aquatic Gap, The Garrison, Bridgetown, Barbados
This all-inclusive tropical hotel in the historic Garrison District is less than 5 minutes' walk from the beach at Carlisle Bay. It features an on-site restaurant and bar.
Accra Beach Hotel
Rockley, Rockley, Barbados
Set on Rockley Beach, Accra Beach Hotel offers an outdoor pool, spa, game room, kids club and gym. The air-conditioned rooms feature free Wi-Fi and a balcony with views of the island, pool or sea.
Green Cottage
The Crane, St. Philip, Barbados
This colourful villa offers its guests gardens, an outdoor pool, terraces and free Wi-Fi access. Public parking is possible on site. Crane Beach is a walking distance from The Green Cottage.
Mirabelle Apartment Hotel
St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, Barbados
Situated on St. Lawrence Gap's lively main street, these air-conditioned apartments are only 100 metres from Dover Beach and all include a fully-equipped kitchen. Bridgetown is 8.5 km away.
Sunset Crest Resort
Flamboyant Avenue, St. James, Barbados
Located on 130 acres, this resort in Saint James features an outdoor pool and tennis courts. Watersports, scuba diving and snorkeling are available on the beach. Each spacious accommodation includes a kitchen.
Orange Cottage at Ocean City
St. Philip, Ocean City, Barbados
Located 6 minutes' drive from Crane Beach and 5 minutes' drive from Fowl Bay, The Orange Cottage at Ocean City offers an outdoor swimming pool, a wooden terrace and free Wi-Fi.
Hilton Barbados Resort
Needham's Point, Bridgetown, St. Michael, Barbados
Located next to the Caribbean Sea and featuring 2 beaches, this five-star hotel in Needhams Point offers free local shuttles, 3 tennis courts and on-site dining. Every room offers an ocean view balcony.
Silver Point Villa Hotel
Silver Sands, Christ Church, Barbados
Located at the beach-front, Silver Point Villa Hotel overlooks Womens Bay and features a private deck, and an outdoor swimming pool. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.
Saint Peter's Bay
Road View, Little Battaleys, Barbados
This luxury hotel is located on the beachfront on St Peter's Bay. It offers services such as membership of an exclusive yacht club and a private water taxi to Speightstown.
Blue Horizon Hotel
Rockley, Rockley, Barbados
An outdoor pool and access to the beach are offered at this Barbados hotel. The Blue Horizon Hotel is within a 5 minutes' walk of the Navy Gardens. Rooms are equipped with refrigerators and tea facilities.
Meridian Inn
Dover, Christ Church, Barbados
This Christ Church hotel is set at the quiet end of the St. Lawrence Gap, just 200 yards from the beach. It features car rental services and a postcard centre. Air-conditioned guest rooms include full kitchenettes.
The St. James Condominium Hotel
Paynes Bay, St. James, Barbados
Located in Paynes Bay on Barbados' west coast, this property is set on one of the best beaches on the West Coast, a short walk for the famous Sandy Lane Hotel. It offers air-conditioned accommodations with a private terrace and free Wi-Fi.
Sea Breeze Beach Hotel
Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church, Barbados
Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, Sea Breeze Beach Hotel features rooms with balcony, an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub. A fitness centre and childrens' club are available.
Blue Orchids Beach Hotel
Worthing, 18, Hastings, Barbados
Blue Orchids Beach Hotel is located on Worthing beach, on Barbados' south coast. It offers a gym, outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. Studios feature a terrace with beach and ocean views. Each air-conditioned studio has a fan and seating area with cable.
Bougainvillea Beach Resort
Maxwell Coast Road, Dover, Christ Church, Barbados
Located on the white shores of Maxwell Beach, this tropical resort provides access to a variety of watersports, massage services and dining options. It features a swim-up bar, 3 pools and a spa.
Lantana Resort Barbados
Weston, Porters, Barbados
Located just 100 metres from the beach in St. James, this property offers complimentary Wi-Fi and fully equipped apartments. Lantana Resort Barbados boasts modern décor and an outdoor swimming pool.
Coral Mist Beach Hotel
Worthing, Christ Church, Barbados
Set on Worthing Beach, Coral Mist Beach Hotel offers amazing Caribbean Sea views. It offers studios with balconies, a gym and an outdoor swimming pool.
Coconut Grove 1 Luxury Villa
Royal Westmoreland Resort, Trents, Barbados
This luxury villa is set within the Royal Westmoreland Resort, and offers a private pool and hot tub. Guests enjoy free access to resort facilities, including a golf course, pool, tennis courts and clubhouse.
Mango Bay Hotel
2nd Street Holetown, St. James, Barbados
The all-inclusive Mango Bay Hotel is located on the beachfront in Holetown, and offers an outdoor pool, a mini-gym and a spa. Each air-conditioned room has a private balcony.
Courtyard Bridgetown
The Garrison Historic Area, Hastings, Bridgetown, Christ Church, Barbados
A 5-minute walk from the beach, Courtyard Bridgetown is set in the historic Garrison district and 3 km from Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary. It features an on-site restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free Wi-Fi.
Port St. Charles
Heywoods Beach, Heywoods, St. Peter, Barbados
Port St. Charles is an exclusive resort set on an extensive beach facing the Caribbean Sea. All accommodation types overlook the marina, the lagoon or the shore and are connected by free water-taxi services.
115 Port St. Charles
St. Peter, port St Charles, Speightstown, Barbados
115 Port St. Charles is a bright villa located a short walk from the beach in Speightstown. It features sea views, a private plunge pool and access to a shared fitness centre and tennis courts.
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