While there are plenty of opportunities to do nothing more than relax by the pool, enjoy being pampered, or simply occupy a lounger on the beach, you'll find yourself curious to discover the rest of what Barbados has to offer. Surrounded by miles of crystal-clear ocean, Barbados plays hosts to come of the most incredible marine life in the world. Watersports are hugely popular, with scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking and windsurfing some of the best ways to enjoy the Caribbean Sea above and below the waves. Make the most out of its offerings by scuba diving or snorkelling out in the deep blue with an instructor. They’ll take you to all of the best spots to see turtles, stingrays and a myriad of vibrant fish.
Barbados Food & Drink
There’s no shortage of traditional dishes to try on a Barbados holiday, whether you stay on All Inclusive or decide to explore the local restaurants. A cornmeal dish called cou-cou – which is often compared to polenta – is a must-try. Often served with fresh flying fish and plenty of rich gravy, it’s a hearty dish that’s perfect after a day of watersports and exploration. Enjoy everything from seafood salads and fishcakes to sweet bread and polenta fries for lunch, all of which will have you craving more. Macaroni pie is another popular dish on the island. It's essentially a creamy and delicious version of your typical mac and cheese but with the unusual addition of mustard or ketchup to add flavour and colour.
See another, more magical side of nature with a visit to Harrison’s Cave. Located in the heart of Barbados, this limestone cave looks like another world. The crystallised rock formations are vast and breathtaking, leading to incredible waterfalls. Featuring flowing streams and towering columns of natural limestone, you can explore this magical cave via tram and foot. We also recommend a trip to Hunte’s Garden, where you can see some of the most incredible exotic plants. Made to look like a tropical Caribbean forest, it truly is a haven of vibrant flora. Bridgetown is an attraction in itself. It's UNESCO World Heritage listed and boasts stunning architecture, excellent restaurants and traditional shops offering a slice of local life.