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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.
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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....
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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!
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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....
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      i would recommend this hotel to anybody i cant fault any thing or anyone....
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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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Settlers Beach
Holetown, St. James, Barbados
Placed on the serene west coast of Barbados and facing the Caribbean Sea, this hotel offers 4 acres of landscaped gardens and spacious villas. Sir Frank Hutson Sugar Museum is a 5-minute drive away.
Annabelle's
St James, Sunset Crest, Barbados
Situated right on Paynes Bay Beach, Annabelle's offers tropical gardens and bright air-conditioned apartments with free Wi-Fi and private patios. The famous Sandy Lane Golf Course is a 10-minute walk away.
Take Five Villa
23 Dolphin Way, Apple Hall, Wellhouse, Barbados
Take Five Villa is located 2 minutes' walk from Bottom Bay Beach and 20 minutes' drive from the Grantley Adams International Airport. It features a tour desk and a swimming pool surrounded by an extensive, exotic garden.
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.
Infinity on the Beach
St. Lawerence Gap, Dover, Barbados
Infinity on the Beach is located on an incredible strip of white sand Caribbean beach in Dover. It features a waterfront restaurant, plus a fitness centre and 2 outdoor pools.
Battaleys Mews
Mullins Terrace, Speightstown, Barbados
Situated beside Mullins Beach, Battaleys Mews has an outdoor pool and hot tub, tennis courts and lush gardens. Each stylish townhouse has a patio and a kitchen with a stove and washing machine.
Ocean City Apt
6th Ave, Ruby, Barbados
Ocean City Apt is a beautiful oceanfront apartment situated on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea in Ruby. It offers beautiful gardens, plus free Wi-Fi and on-site parking.
BK Villas
17 Moravian Gardens Maxwell. St Lawrence, Christ Church, Barbados
BK Villas offers fully equipped, tropical-style apartments in St. Lawrence Gap, less than 1 km from Maxwell Beach. It offers free on-site parking and free Wi-Fi, satllite channels, DVD player and a library with board games.
Butterfly Beach Hotel
Maxwell Main Road, Christ Church, Barbados
Set on the beachfront of Barbados' South Coast, this hotel offers direct access to 2 beaches. Butterfly Beach Hotel features apartments with views of the island and a large outdoor swimming pool.
Mullins Bay Town House
Mullins Bay, St. Peter, Little Battaleys, Barbados
Set on Mullins Beach, this 3-bedroom villa offers an outdoor pool, rooftop hot tub and sea views. Mullins Bay Town House is situated in a complex with a beach club and restaurant.
Winchelsea Guesthome
4th Avenue, 72 West Terrace Gdns, Husbands, Barbados
Winchelsea Guesthome is located 5 minutes' drive from Paynes Bay Beach and 1.5 km from the Warrens Commercial District. It features ocean views, sun terrace, extensive gardens and free Wi-Fi throughout.
Amaryllis Beach Resort
Hastings, Bridgetown, Barbados
Set on a white, sandy beach on the southwest shore of Barbados, this luxury resort features large outdoor pools and tropical gardens. A restaurant and bars are also open on site.
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.
Escape at the Gap
St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, Barbados
Escape at the Gap is a family resort hotel in the heart of the colourful St Lawrence Gap on the south coast of Barbados. Facilities include 66 bedrooms featuring ocean view, pool view and penthouse rooms, a swimming pool, gym and watersports activities. The superb position at the edge of one of Barbados's best beaches means Escape at the Gap is the ideal Barbados hotel for families.
The Green Villa at Mullins
St. Peter, Mullins, Barbados
The Green Villa at Mullins is a precious tropical-style house with an outdoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. It is just a short 5-minute walk from Mullins Beach.
Coral Sands Beach Resort
Worthing Beach, Bridgetown, Barbados
Coral Sands Beach Resort offers tranquil beachfront studios on Barbados' south coast, 10 km from the airport. Set in tropical gardens, it features an outdoor pool, 24-hour reception and free parking.
Melbourne Inn
135 4th Avenue Dover, Bridgetown, Barbados
Pebbles Beach and the Caribbean Sea are just a 3-minute drive from this Barbados hotel. Melbourne Inn offers breakfast, an outdoor hot tub and a balcony with a seating area in every room.
White Sands Beach Villas
St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, Barbados
White Sands Barbados is located on a beautiful secluded beach in Christ Church's happening St. Lawrence Gap and features excellent ocean views, free Wi-Fi throughout and an outdoor swimming pool.
Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa
Maynards, Maynards, Barbados
Offering suites with ocean and garden views, Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa features a spa and 2 outdoor swimming pools. This adults-only resort is located in Maynards and is less than 500 metres from the beach.
Yellow Bird Hotel
St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, St. Lawrence, Barbados
Located right on the beachfront in St Lawrence Gap, Yellow Bird Hotel offers an outdoor pool, a sun deck and a poolside restaurant and bar. Each spacious air-conditioned studio has a balcony with ocean views.
Bali Hai Luxury Villa
Royal Westmoreland Resort, Porters, Barbados
Located on the Royal Westmoreland Resort, Bali Hai Luxury Villa offers a private pool and terrace surrounded by lush gardens. This Balinese-style 4-bedroom villa is a 5-minute drive from Colony Club Beach.
Barbados Beach Club
Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church, Durants, Barbados
Located in Barbados, the all-inclusive Barbados Beach Club offers modern rooms with balconies, overlooking the ocean or the outdoor pool. It features 2 restaurants, water sports facilities and free Wi-Fi.
Divi Heritage Beach Resort
Sunset Crest, St. James, Barbados
Located on a sandy private beach overlooking the Caribbean Sea, this resort offers tennis courts and suites with a complete kitchen and private balcony. It is 10.6 km from Bridgetown.
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.
Tropical Sunset Beach Apartment Hotel
Tropical Sunset Complex, Holetown, St. James, Barbados
Located in Holetown beachfront in Barbados, the Tropical Sunset Beach Apartment Hotel offers an equipped studio in an apartment complex with outdoor pool and terraces in the gardens. Wi-Fi access is available free of charge.
Sunbay Hotel
Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church, Bridgetown, Barbados
This resort-style hotel is less than a 5-minute's walk from the beach and the beautiful Caribbean Sea. It boasts an outdoor pool, an on-site restaurant and sports bar, and free Wi-Fi.
Hopeville Apartment
Hopefield Christ Church, Bridgetown, Barbados
Hopeville Apartment is located 30 minutes' drive from Bridgetown. It's just a 10-minute drive from the area's beautiful Caribbean coast and offers free Wi-Fi and on-site parking.
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.
Best E Villas Prospect
Lot 5 Crushersite Road, Bridgetown, Barbados
Just a short walk from Batts Rock Beach, this accommodation is 6 km from Holetown city centre and a 15-minute bus ride from Bridgetown. It features an outdoor pool and villas with a complete kitchen and free Wi-Fi.
Angler Apartments
Clarke's Road No 1, Derricks, Paynes Bay, St. James, Barbados
Offering private access to the beach located across the street, this property is a 15-minute drive from the center of Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados. It offers an on-site restaurant and bar.
Shades
Laynes Road, Paynes Bay, St. James, Barbados
Offering apartments with terraces, Shades is set in beautiful gardens, less than 5 minutes' walk from the beach at Payne's Bay. It features an outdoor swimming pool and a gym.
Cobblers Cove
Road View, Speightstown, Barbados
With a peaceful, beachfront location, Cobblers Cove is set in exotic gardens and offers free watersports, including windsurfing, sailing and waterskiing. Each air conditioned suite features a private balcony or terrace.
Atlantis Hotel
Tent Bay, Bathsheba, Barbados
Located on the east coast of Barbados, St. Joseph's Atlantis Hotel offers panoramic ocean views and an outdoor pool. The historic hotel features on-site dining and free Wi-Fi.
Ocean One
Christ Church, St. Lawrence, Barbados
Located in Saint Lawrence, just 200 metres from Maxwell Beach, Ocean One offers a shared outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Free Wi-Fi is also available.
The Crane Residential Resort
Crane, Ruby, St. Philip, Barbados
Located on famous Crane Beach and overlooking the ocean, this Caribbean resort hotel offers 4 restaurants and lighted swimming pools. It is a 15-minute drive from Grantley Adams International Airport.
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.
West Coast Apartment Motel
St. James, Westmoreland, Barbados
Located in Westmoreland, West Coast Apartment Motel offers fully equipped apartments less than 2 km from the Caribbean Sea. It boasts a free airport taxi service and local shuttle routes.
Ocean 15 Hotel
St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, Barbados
A 5-minute walk from Dover Beach, the family-run Ocean 15 Hotel offers accommodation with terraces and kitchen facilities. It is 6 km from Bridgetown, which offers shopping, dining and entertainment.
Worthing Court Apartment Hotel
Worthing Main Road, Worthing, Christ Church, Dover, Barbados
Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Worthing Court Apartment Hotel offers bright studios and apartments in Christ Church. The property is a 5-minute walk from Worthing Beach and features free Wi-Fi.
Villa Horizon
25 Westport Estate, Porters, St. James, Porters, Barbados
Just 1 km from Colony Beach, this elegant 4-bedroom villa offers a private pool, tropical gardens and a terrace with an outdoor dining area and BBQ. Villa Horizon has a fully equipped kitchen.
Discovery Bay by Rex Resorts
St. James Beach, Holetown, Barbados
Located on Saint James Beach, this resort in Holetown features plantation-style rooms with a furnished balcony and an outdoor pool. Folkestone Marine Park and Museum is 400 metres away.
The 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.
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.
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.
Coconut Court Beach Hotel
The Garrison Historic Area, Christ Church, Barbados
Located within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Historic Bridgetown & Garrison Area, this family-run beachfront hotel offers an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Tropical-style rooms feature a private balcony.
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados Resort
Porters, Porters, Barbados
Set on the Glitter Bay Beach and 2 km from Holetown City in St James, this complex features an extensive garden, in-room massage services, a swimming pool and free Wi-Fi in all areas.
Annwin Apartment
Number 6 Chapel Road 1, Paynes Bay, St. James, Barbados
This stylish modern apartment offers a well-equipped kitchen, a private garden with an outdoor dining area and a swimming pool. Paynes Bay Beach is just a 3-minute walk away.
MoonRaker Beach Hotel
Green Garden, Landsdown, Christ Church, Barbados
This hotel is located along the beautiful coast of Christ Church and offers guests free Wi-Fi, quick beach access and an on-site restaurant. MoonRaker Beach Hotel also has free private parking.
Almond Beach Resort
Heywoods, Speightstown, Barbados
This all-inclusive family resort offering 2 à la carte and buffet restaurants and bars also has a kids club, adult activities and entertainment. Free Wi-Fi access is available.
Santosha Barbados
Windly Hill East Coast Road, Belleplaine, St. Andrew, Barbados
Santosha Barbados is located 300 metres from Walkers Beach and 35 minutes' drive from Grantly Adams International Airport. It features a furnished terrace with a swimming pool and a hot tub.
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