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6 Days in Barbados
Somewhere just off the island chain, you’ll find Barbados! Surrounded by the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean sea, Barbados has something for every kind of traveller: the foodie, the explorer, the historian and the adventurer! From our cuisine to our rum, to our UNESCO World Heritage sites, your Barbados adventure awaits!
Day 1 Highlights
Accra Beach Hotel
Discover one of the most beautiful, tropical getaways in the Caribbean at the Accra Beach Hotel & Spa. Tucked away amongst lush gardens, this 3.5 acre beachfront property offers breathtaking views of the island, pool or ocean, providing ultimate relaxation to ensure you have a once in a lifetime experience.
At the heart of Barbados lies one of its greatest wonders – the magnificent Harrison’s Cave. Located in the central uplands of the island, this crystallized, limestone cave is characterized by flowing streams, deep pools of crystal clear water and towering columns. Gaze in wonder at the white flow stones and in awe at the beauty of the speleothems which adorn the cave.
Folkestone Marine Park & Boardwalk
An artificial reef just off Folkestone Beach near Holetown was created from the Stavronikita shipwreck in the 1970s. It’s a popular spot for snorkelers and divers to explore the clear waters rich with marine life such as parrotfish, blue tang, rays, moray eels, and trumpet fish. An inshore reef is host to sea anemones, corals, sponges, tropical fish like angelfish and filefish, as well as sea lilies.
Day 2 Highlights
Rum Experience Tour
Take one of the famous rum distillery tours and explore the ancient secrets of one of the greatest distilled spirits in the world. When you begin a Barbados rum tour you start a journey which takes you 350 years back in time. No trip to the island could be complete without tasting this magical spirit!
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the production and export of dark chocolate in Barbados on this chocolate factory tour. With a guide in the lead, move through the factory to learn about the process of making artisan chocolate from cocoa bean harvest to confection creation. Sample individual ingredients as well as the finished product as you explore.
Choose from a menu of grilled foods and fresh seasonal creations. There’s also a bar that offers the best tropical cocktails around!
Their portions are generous, you have unrestricted access to the beach, and the live music is unforgettable. So if you want to dip your toes in the sand, enjoy the sunshine, and indulge in a delicious meal, La Cabane is the place for you.
Barbados Turtle & Shipwreck Snorkel Adventure
Get a look at tropical marine wildlife underwater from the comfort of a boat during this short, guided, glass-bottom boat cruise. Set off from Bridgetown and head to Carlisle Bay, and watch the turquoise waters for turtles, fish, and rays all swimming together.
George Washington House
A historic house where the first U.S. President George Washington stayed in 1751. FUN FACT! Barbados was the only country he ever visited outside colonial America.
With a lively, vibrant Caribbean design and atmosphere, Champers delivers the romance of waterside dining in its gazebo or on the open-air terrace. If art is your passion, take a minute to browse the captivating works of art in their “On the Wall” art gallery curated by Vanita Comissiong.
Day 4 Highlights
This unique safari tours take you to all the coolest spots in Barbados which is only accessible in their 4 x 4 vehicles. With exciting, off-the-beaten-track routes exposing you to the island's most scenic locations, their exuberant, outgoing guides and specially designed jeeps which ensure your comfort on their range of tours, this safari experience promises to be one of the highlights of your stay!
A somewhat hidden gem that is the antithesis of its American namesake. Small, shady and intimate, it's well removed from the often frenetic south-coast pace.
Oistins Fish Fry
Every Friday in Barbados there’s only one place to be, come sunset: the Fish Fry in Oistins. The Oistins Bay Gardens Fish Fry brings the island’s locals and tourists together for a feast and a party. If you like fresh seafood, music, the beach and a fun atmosphere with a rum cocktail in your hand, you are going to love it.
Cole’s Cave is an underground Cave located in Jack-in-the-Box Gully in St. Thomas. Possessing an underground river, it has many beautiful caverns adorned with stalactites and stalagmites. Not having had much human modification, it allows for an authentic impression of how many underground caves and rivers are formed in the limestone island of Barbados.
Atlantis Submarines Night Tour
The vibrant coral reefs and exotic marine life of Barbados are even more spectacular by night. On this tour, hop aboard the Atlantis Submarine and discover the wonders of the ocean on a thrilling nocturnal tour. Reaching depths of up to 150 feet (46 meters), you’ll have chance to spot rare nocturnal marine life, admire the illuminated corals, and see what happens underwater after-dark. Finally, celebrate your return to land with a cocktail reception.
Book this "Grill your Catch" trip to take your family, kids for a well rounded fishing charter offering the best Barbados has to offer on the water with fishing, snorkeling and grilling your catch. This is the trip that is a big hit with the kids and the whole family can enjoy.
Folkestone Coral Reef Clear Kayak Tour
From the comfort of a clear kayak, enjoy 360-degree views both above and below the water as you look for marine life including sea anemones, parrotfish, tangs, corals, sponges, sea turtles, and more.
Nishi Restaurant adds a fresh twist to dining in Barbados with its fusion of Caribbean, Asian and Western cuisine. Many visitors consider their sushi to be some of the best that they’ve ever had!
Day 6 Highlights
Hunte's Garden and St. Nicholas Abbey
Marvel at exotic greenery in Hunte's Garden, stroll along the golden sands of Bathsheba beach, and visit historic landmarks such as the Morgan Lewis Windmill and St. Nicholas Abbey.
Andromeda Botanic Gardens
Described as 'unique and outstanding' by a leader of global garden tours, the variety of plants is incredible and represents the most plant diverse area in Barbados. Lots of smaller intimate spaces combine to create an ever-changing journey through this wonderful landscape. Andromeda Botanic Gardens is a unqiue example of our heritage and a Barbadian treasure.