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Apartment for 4 people, with balcony/terrace and balcony as well as pool
4.4
26 reviews
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$111per night
Vacation house for 6 people, with balcony/terrace
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 893ft²
4.7
20 reviews
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$111per night
Apartment for 4 people, with pool and garden as well as jacuzzi
4.7
20 reviews
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$300per night
Villa for 6 people, with jacuzzi and garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.9
13 reviews
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$255per night
Villa for 8 people, with garden
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 3,660ft²
4.5
10 reviews
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$273per night
Villa for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,991ft²
4.4
16 reviews
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$113per night
Villa for 10 people, with pool and garden
10 pers., 5 bedrooms
5.0
4 reviews
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$339per night
Vacation house for 5 people
4.4
12 reviews
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$88per night
Apartment for 4 people, with terrace
4.5
69 reviews
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$80per night
Apartment for 2 people, with garden
5.0
129 reviews
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$58per night
Villa for 4 people, with garden and pool
4 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.6
9 reviews
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$194per night
Apartment for 5 people, with garden and pool
4.8
17 reviews
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$115per night
Vacation house for 12 people
12 pers., 6 bedrooms
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$335per night
Vacation house for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedrooms
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$86per night
Vacation house for 6 people
6 pers., 2 bedrooms
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$226per night
Villa for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,098ft²
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$119per night
Vacation house for 2 people
2 pers., 1 bedrooms
5.0
2 reviews
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$137per night
Vacation house for 8 people, with pool
8 pers., 6 bedrooms, 5,317ft²
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$1,355per night
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Highlights in Barbados

  • Beautiful tropical beaches
  • Delicious Bajan food
  • Vibrant music festivals
  • Water sports
  • Superb golf courses
  • Lively nightlife

Most popular in Barbados

Pool 1,217
Internet 1,940
Balcony/Terrace 1,595
TV 1,880
Air conditioning 1,802
Garden 1,176
Parking 1,737
Washing machine 1,534
Elevator 244

Popular Destinations in Barbados

Barbados Vacation Rentals

Stay in an idyllic vacation rental on Barbados

One of the jewels of the Caribbean, Barbados is full of beautiful and comfortable vacation rentals, and you’ll find plenty of options through Holidu. Some of the most luxurious of all are rental villas in locations like Speightstown, Holetown, and Oistins. Complete with pools, huge yards and spacious interiors, these villas are ideal for families who want to be close to the beach but have as much privacy as possible.

Choose a rental home by a tropical beach

You could also check out vacation rentals by Barbados’ gorgeous beaches. There are holiday villages with serviced rental properties and private stretches of beach, which provide a middle ground between having your own apartment or villa and staying in a hotel. Pick one at resorts near Bridgetown like Bayshore Beach, or go further afield to the north of the island. Wherever you go, you’ll find welcoming staff and comfortable furnished properties.

Vacationing on Barbados

An island paradise in the Lesser Antilles

It may be just 14 miles wide and 21 miles long, but Barbados is a global superpower when it comes to beach tourism. Enjoying months of tropical sunshine every year, and offering plenty of superb accommodation, the island is a few hours away from Florida by plane, and also a staple of Caribbean cruise ship tours.

Barbados is easy to reach from the USA

When you rent vacation homes in Barbados, getting there won’t be a problem. Flights touch down every day at Grantley Adams International Airport from American cities like Charlotte, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta. New York, Boston and Newark, with Delta, JetBlue and American all serving the island. So booking flights should be simple.

A classic cruise ship destination

The other option for getting to Barbados is to book a cruise from Florida. Ships dock weekly at the island’s capital, Bridgetown, and you can stopover at Cuba or Jamaica on the way, making Barbados part of a Caribbean adventure.

Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados
Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados

Activities

A superb destination for beach lovers

Barbados is first and foremost a beach destination. The island possesses some sublime coastal spots, including Bathsheba, Silver Sands and Dover Beach, where diving, windsurfing and kayaking are all on the agenda.

A great golfing destination

The island also has some excellent golf resorts, with highlights like Royal Westmoreland, Green Monkey and Sandy Lane (which once hosted golf’s World Cup).

Great fun for history lovers

Barbados has a rich and fascinating history, encompassing pre-colonial times, slavery, emancipation and the modern age. Check out imposing prisons and fortresses, plantations and some of the Caribbean’s best museums.

The Caribbean Sea
The Caribbean Sea

Top 5 things to do on Barbados

1. Enjoy an afternoon at Shark Hole

Don’t worry about the name. There are no great whites at Shark Hole, just a picture-perfect secluded cove which is one of the most beautiful (and sunny) beaches in the world.

2. Take a plantation tour

For over a century, Barbados was the world’s largest sugar producer – and this economic prosperity was built from the labor of thousands of slaves. See how the elites lived and learn about the past at beautiful 18th and 19th century plantations like St Nicholas Abbey.

3. Pay a visit to Bathsheba

Probably the island’s most appealing small town, Bathsheba features the gorgeous Andromeda Tropical Botanic Gardens with their colorful Flower Forest, while its beach is littered with spectacular rock formations and is a great place to swim or snorkel.

4. Try some Bajan cuisine

The food of Barbados is also a delight. Don’t miss local specialties like cheese cutters (cheese sandwiches on Bajan salt bread), fish cakes made from Caribbean seafood and, of course, an endless variety of rum cocktails.

5. Take a tour of historic Bridgetown

Barbados’ capital is crammed with attractions, from the impressive UNESCO-protected Parliament Buildings and the 18th century Garrison to the Barbados Museum and the Kensington Oval – one of the most famous cricket stadiums in the world.

Barbados’ parliament is the third oldest in the world, having been in existence since 1639.

Useful Information

Climate

Barbados has a tropical climate, which US visitors should bear in mind when making a vacation rental booking. Generally speaking, the best time to visit the island is between January and April, when the humidity relents and rainfall is relatively low. Hurricane season runs from August through October, so is probably not the time to go, although May and June can be pleasant, as can trips in November and December.

Events

Another good idea is to time your visit to coincide with the island’s festival season. Bajan culture revolves around spectacular public events, when the island’s communities get together. The largest of all is Crop Over, which has its roots in the sugar harvest of the 1700s. Head to Bridgetown in late July for calypso music, barbecued food and a blaze of color as the people of the capital celebrate Crop Over in style.

Music

Music is another major part of Bajan society, and there are plenty of ways to share in the island’s passion. The biggest event of all is the Barbados Reggae Festival in late April, which features huge dance events at Kensington Oval and beach parties as well.

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