Barbados villa rentals blend island flair with both English and West African accents. Originally colonized by the Brits in the early 17th century, Barbados was transformed by the plantation and slavery economy. Bajan culture is infused with traditions with both West African and European roots.
Take in a game of cricket, experience high tea, swim in the crystal-clear water, or sample the world famous rum. Barbados villas have everything from one-bedroom cottages to luxury homes on pink sand beaches to meet your needs.
Find your path both traveler and tourist in one of our Barbados villa rentals. Take one of the many historical tours, whether to an old military prison, Morgan Lewis Mill, or tour Mount Gay Distillery. Book an excursion from your Barbados vacation rental to the Andromeda Gardens and experience a stroll amongst the topical trees and flowers.
Natural esthetics are highlighted in the Barbados Wildlife Reserve; you may even see a monkey! Coral geology can be found in Harrison’s Cave where you can take a train tour and wind through the caves to see vast pools, waterfalls and stalagmites.
Can't sleep in your luxury Barbados vacation rental? Barbados is always alive day or night. Enjoy the freedom to enjoy your passions and desires every day. Intellectually included can search the history of the area, sugar mills, rum running and distilling, and study the Caribbean ethos. Those seeking excitement can experience music, dance, song, and epicurean extravagance. Plus, the beach is always open 24-7!
Watersports are common on the island including both windsurfing and surfing (the east coast is for experienced surfers only). Many of our beachfront villas in Barbados are just steps away from fan favorite jet skiis and parasailing. Charter a large catamaran for a sunset cruise or bask in the sun on one of the many beaches. Barbados offers activities for everyone from horseback riding, golf, tennis, and scuba diving to just pure relaxation.
Barbados has year-round golf weather for the five PGA standard golf courses on the island. Enjoy gorgeous views during one of the tournaments are eligible to participate in. Standard golf courses include Apes Hill, Royal Westmoreland, Sandy Lane Country Club, Sandy Lane Green Monkey and Barbados Golf Club. The island is also home to a small 9-hole course at Rockley Resort. Golfers from every skill level will find something to suit him or her.
Barbados hosts 60 beaches over 70 square miles of coastline. Many of our beachfront villas in Barbados offer their own private beach, be sure you take some time to explore other beaches on the island as each has its own personality and uniqueness. Crane Beach, in St. Philip’s Parish, has consistently been recognized as one of the top 10 in the world. The translucent azure lap against dusty white beaches. Unwind on the tropical respite with a rum punch to cool you off!
On the east coast, you’ll find impressive coral sculptures created by the Atlantic trade winds. This leads to one of the best surfing spots in the world. Down to the south, flawless reef-protected beaches are perfect for snorkeling and swimming. The southeast is one of the finest windsurfing playgrounds around and entices lovers with her fine pink sand.
This island loves to party. Barbados wakes up after the sun goes down. Opulent high-energy nightclubs call to locals and guest alike. Sophistication can be sought out with a VIP experience; start at your luxury Barbados vacation rental and visit the Limegrove bar in Holetown or mingling with celebrities. St. Lawrence Gap is home to less formal and popular nightlife. Mullins Beach Bar, First Avenue Holetown and Harbour Lights area all popular destinations. Enjoy a sunset cruise or plan your Barbados villa rental experience around one of the many festivals celebrating food, drinks, agriculture, surfing, music, golf, car racing, and culture. Barbadians are joyful and celebrate life with vigor. Visit one of our Barbados villas from late June to early August and experience The Crop Over Festival – four weeks filled with carnivals, dancing, live music, cultural events, and of course, Barbadian Rum. For Barbadians, this festival celebrates the end of the sugar cane growing season; for many it is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in dynamic Barbadian culture.
Barbados Travel Tips
- The eastern Atlantic side experiences rougher surf, perfect for kitesurfing, windsurfing or experienced surfers.
- The western Caribbean side is home to calmer waters.
- Nonstop flights are available from New York and Miami.
- Connecting flights are available through Montego Bay and San Juan.
- USD and major credit cards widely accepted.
- Electricity runs on 110v, so no converters for American guests.
- Peak travel season for our Barbados villa rentals is December 15 through April 15.