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Barbados holidays

Explore Barbados' best beaches and colonial heritage on your tailor-made trip or honeymoon

One of the Caribbean's most popular and long-established destinations, Barbados mixes excellent restaurants, golf courses and a vibrant nightlife with rolling countryside, quaint churches, plantation houses and rum distilleries. The quieter east coast has a rugged shoreline and great walks while the more developed west coast boasts high-quality restaurants, boutiques, the best beaches and watersports.

Flight Time

9 hours (direct)

Time Zone

UTC -4

Recommended Airlines

British Airways

Where can you fly from?

Flights to Barbados are available from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow

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Audley Travel specialist Hannah

Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Barbados specialists on 01993 838 275

Trip ideas for your beach holiday in Barbados

These trip ideas come from our Hidden Beaches collection of specially selected beach hotels.
They combine lazy days on the beach with a few days of exploring.

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Our expert guides to travelling in Barbados

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Barbados. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Barbados at its best.

My travels in the Caribbean, 2017

Marketing Manager Narelle captured this footage when she went island-hopping around the islands of the Caribbean, stopping off at Barbados, Grenada and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

Parliament of Barbados, Barbados

What to do in Barbados: our highlights guide

Barbados has long been a magnet for those who enjoy the finer things in life, and it doesn’t take long to realise why this little island in the eastern Caribbean lures visitors back to its platinum sands year after year.

Piton, Saint Lucia

Caribbean honeymoons

Hidden Beaches specialist Francesca shares why she thinks the Caribbean is an ideal honeymoon destination. With a variety of islands to choose from, she explains the appeal of each island, from the sugar plantations of Saint Kitts to luxury yachts in the British Virgin Islands. Discover some of the best Caribbean resorts as well as converted colonial plantations and an organic farm.

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