With calm waters ripe for diving to the west, and incredible surf on the east, the coastline surrounding Barbados are as diverse as the rest of the island. Picture gorgeous botanic gardens, bustling cities with a fantastic nightlife, and gentle rolling hills sprawling the countryside.
Why Barbados Honeymoons?
The beaches are definitely a major selling point, but there is a lot more to this island than sand and sea. Venture inland and you’ll find historic colonial towns, as well as beautiful gardens and forests. Whatever direction you decide to go on your Barbados honeymoon, you can end the day sipping rum punch as you watch the sunset shimmering on the Caribbean Sea.
Things For Couples To Do
- The capital city of Bridgetown makes for a great introduction to the Bajan way of life on your Barbados honeymoon. Fantastic shopping, a zesty nightlife and a real sense of history can all be found in droves here.
- In the town of Oistins, you’ll be able to find some of the tastiest seafood and most relaxed beaches on the island. Miami Beach is a great option if you are looking for a scenic, chilled out Barbados beach.
- Hunte’s Gardens in the centre of the island is a strikingly beautiful place for a stroll, located in the heart of the Barbados rainforest. As you walk through the incredible colours and sounds of the forest, don’t be surprised if you encounter a few monkeys hopping along the branches.
Best Time To Visit
June-October: Prices are a good deal cheaper, and top resorts more peaceful. There can be a chance of poor weather, but it usually doesn’t last long and storms rarely land on the island.
December-April: High season in Barbados. Prices are high, but the weather is at its absolute best for a Barbados honeymoon, and the famous Barbados Reggae Festival takes place in April/May.
The Crop Over festival in August comes from the tradition of plantation slaves celebrating the end of their harvest work. Today Crop Over features music, dancing and shows off Barbadian culture through art exhibitions.
Why We Love Barbados Honeymoons
“One of the things I love about Barbados is the choice you have about what kind of island experience you want. If you want to surf, head to the east coast. If you’re looking for crystal-clear waters and romantic strolls along a peaceful beach, head to the west. That’s even before I mention the lush resorts and picturesque towns sprinkled across Barbados.”
Sue Power, Senior Travel Consultant