Barbados Holidays

A beach in Barbados

The island paradise of Barbados is famed for pristine sandy beaches and friendly locals. One of the Caribbean’s most popular islands, Barbados is naturally charming and sophisticated, alive with possibilities and pulsing to the rhythm of the tropics. The UNESCO-listed capital city of Bridgetown is filled with historic sites. Spend a day on a perfect white-sand beach, before exploring spirited St Lawrence Gap. Bursting with fine dining and nightlife, this is the ideal place to dance the night away.

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Barbados Holiday Types

It may be a Mecca for beach lovers, but there’s plenty to keep you occupied beyond the sands of Barbados. Navigate this historic Caribbean isle on the quirky Zed-R buses, or take an underwater safari from Payne’s Bay or Brandon’s Beach, where the snorkelling is unbeatable. We have a range of holiday types for all travel styles, find yours below:

Barbados Holiday Planning Guide

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Top Things to Do

Top 3 Things to Do in Barbados

  • Walk the Barbados boardwalk
  • Head to the Mount Gay Visitor Centre, where the delicious rum is produced
  • Surf and sun yourself at Bathsheba Beach
When to Go

When to Go to Barbados

Weather-wise, Barbados is the driest and least humid between January and April, while June to November is the island’s hurricane season. That said, the latter does mean fewer crowds and better deals are available, while the weather is still warm and sunny.

More Information

More about Barbados

Capital city: Bridgetown

Currency: Barbadian dollar

Language: English

Vaccinations: We recommend visiting your doctor or our Travel Clinic four to six weeks before you are due to travel. No vaccinations are required for Barbados, but do make sure you’re up to date on your routine immunisations.

Getting there

Flight time: London to Barbados flight time is around 9 hours

Visas: British Citizens do not a visa to visit Barbados

Why Book Your Barbados Holiday with Flight Centre

Barbados Escapes Holidays: At Flight Centre we have designed a range of Barbados resort and beach holidays called Escapes, offering flights, hand-picked 4 to 5-star accommodation, transfers as well as fantastic extras and our signature service.

Flight Centre concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: If you book a Barbados holiday from our Escapes range you’ll benefit from our concierge and 24/7 Emergency Assistance service.