It’s that marvellous time of year when the sun starts shining, and we all start booking amazing holidays.
If you’re anything like us, you probably have a pretty lengthy travel bucket list – including the world’s most amazing places.
Well, the stunning Barbados is at the top of our list this year!
And while we look into booking our trip, we cannot help but drool over the most amazing places you can stay while in Barbados.
From treehouses to magical beach resorts, there’s something for everyone, and every budget.
Have a look, we dare you not to be impressed…
1. Treetop Cottage
Your own romantic retreat in a lush tropical garden ten minutes east of Holetown. With secure off street parking and a private jungle pool complete with its own monkey troop!
Enjoy Caribbean Balcony living from a hammock in the breeze or on a lounger around the jungle pool! The cottage comfortably accommodates four in two private bedrooms upstairs and an open plan kitchen-living room downstairs. Explore the orchard and compete with the monkeys for the seasonal fruits!
2. Turtle Beach Resort
This premium all-inclusive, all-suite enclave, features 161 contemporary suites on Barbados’ luminous South Coast. Turtle Beach appeals to families and couples. Within walking distance from The Gap and nightlife. The Resort has three restaurants, including Zagat rated Asiagos, two bars, two swimming pools, kids splash pool, plus Jacuzzi, tennis courts, complimentary non-motorised water sports, beach ambassador service, Flying Fish Kids Club, spa facilities, fitness centre and classes and complimentary Wi-Fi in rooms and throughout the property. Guests can enjoy signature dine around programme with 3 sister properties.
3. Fairmont Royal Pavilion
Located on the sought-after Platinum Coast, on a half mile long beach and 11 acres of lush tropical gardens, you’ll fill your sun-kissed days and starlit nights with unforgettable moments.
All 72 rooms and suites offer magnificent, unobstructed views of the beautiful Caribbean Sea, while three superbly decorated Villas offer ample spaces and mesmerizing ocean views. Several included services will make your stay even more memorable, including daily afternoon tea, WiFi, fitness room, tennis courts, a freshwater pool, non-motorized water sports, swim with the turtles activity, a weekly manager’s cocktail and garden tours.
4. Cobblers Cove
A favourite destination for discerning travellers, Cobblers Cove is set within lush tropical gardens and each of the hotel’s spacious suites has a private balcony or terrace. Discover country-house elegance combined with authentic Caribbean character in this luxury hideaway that overlooks Barbados’s stunning west coast.
Days can be spent soaking up the sun or getting to know the real Barbados with the hotel’s superb organised tours, or for those feeling a little more energetic there’s a wealth of complimentary water sports on offer.
As a Relais & Châteaux hotel, dining at the award-winning Camelot Restaurant is an occasion to be savoured. Head Chef Jason Joseph excels with sensational creative menus.
5. Crane Resort
For over a century, the historic Crane Resort has surveyed the famous pink sands and turquoise waters of Crane Beach from its dramatic cliff-top perch. A Barbadian legend since 1887, and the oldest operating hotel in the Caribbean, The Crane effortlessly marries the old-world charm of its past to all the 21st century amenities and services expected by today’s most discerning travellers.
From grand colonial styled suites and residences featuring lush gardens, private pools and rooftop terraces, to an impressive array of world-class amenities and services including fitness facilities, spectacular cascading pools, exciting restaurants and of course, the Zagat rated Zen, The Crane in an idyllic respite on the South East coast of Barbados.
6. Savannah Beach Hotel
Situated on the pristine South Coast of Barbados, Savannah Beach Hotel is a four star beach resort that easily ranks as one of the most idyllic destinations on the island. This restored 19th century Plantation House once predominantly featured brick construction and elegant cast-iron balconies. Great Britain’s colonial architecture was rampant in Barbados from as early as the 17th century so it’s easy to understand why this hotel is so roped into the anatomy of its environs.
Forget everything you’ve ever known or experienced about all-inclusive hotels… Savannah is distinctly different. It is an all-inclusive hotel with style! Dive in… Savannah is an excellent choice for a relaxed Caribbean holiday. It is a Caribbean paradise that simply must be experienced!
7. Sweetfield Manor
Sweetfield Manor was once a cozy plantation house from days gone by. Now it’s a unique boutique hotel offering exclusive comfort in a relaxing atmosphere. A luxury five star, intimate 10-room hotel. The Manor was built in the early 1900’s, and has maintained its treasured original qualities.
The hotel is centrally located, perfectly situated within lush tropical surroundings, atop a hill which affords spectacular views over the south coast of Barbados. It is only minutes from the heart of the exciting south coast, beaches, restaurants, shopping and entertainment.
8. Blue Lagoon
This very private, recently renovated, 2 storey, beach front villa includes a large ocean front terrace with pool and private steps down to an idyllic beach.
It is located close to the Lone Star Restaurant and is within a few minutes of all other amenities. This is an exceptional holiday home benefiting from a successful rental history.
There is access down to a small tidal beach with lovely snorkelling and swimming. Three lovely en-suite bedrooms are located on the first floor, while the ground floor comprises of the living area, kitchen and exceptional sun terrace with plunge pool.
9. Coconut Court Beach Hotel
Recently renovated, award-winning, family-owned hotel located directly on a large, beautiful beach in the heart of the South Coast. Located in the historic UNESCO World Heritage district within easy walking distance to historic sites, shops and restaurants.
Full self-catering apartments also available for families and long stay visitors. Complimentary roundtrip airport transfers provided for all guests. Hotel facilities include two full service restaurants and bars, one beach bar, swimming pool, cold water Jacuzzi, 24-hour front desk and security services, activities desk, gift shop and complimentary hospitality suite.
Coconut Court is a charming hotel that offers great value and warm, genuine service making it a perfect holiday choice for the young at heart!
10. Coral Mist Beach Hotel
A Tropical haven where turquoise sea, edges the vast sweep of pristine white sand of worthing beach. This comfortable and restful hotel boasts 32 newly built rooms exquisitely furnished with Studios, 2 Bedroom, 1 Bedroom and 1 Bedroom suites.
All with kitchenette, air-condition, private bath and balconies, over looking the Caribbean Sea, with a restaurant, fitness centre and novelty shop combined with warm hospitality and lively water sports which all adds to the charm of the hotel.