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Barbados Stay & Cruise

Indulge in the ultimate laid-back lifestyle

The island of Barbados is famed for its easy-going culture, making it popular worldwide with VIPs just like you. As the ultimate paradise destination, there’s nowhere quite like it to make your Mojo purr.

Famed for its palm-tree and white sand-lined coast, there’s more to Barbados than sipping coconut cocktails on the beach. The history of the island is as rich as its plant life, with historical buildings and monuments preserved for visitors to explore. There’s no end of activities to partake in, so if you’re looking for a balance of relaxation with cultural hob-nobbing, you might just have found your perfect match.

What is a Barbados Stay & Cruise like?

There’s so much to do in the island of Barbados that a day on the island just isn’t enough. But it wouldn’t be fair on the other islands for you to spend all of your holiday there. That’s why the Stay & Cruise package is ideal.

Once you’ve finished in Barbados, it’s time to hop aboard a Caribbean cruise, which will take you to the other islands in the area. Whilst being transported between each port, enjoy the VIP lifestyle, breathing in the rich sea air, sampling international-standard cuisine and shopping until you drop.

Barbados Stay & Cruise

Things to do in Barbados

History plays a huge part in Barbados today, so do yourself a favour and visit some of the local historical attractions there. Barbados Museum and Historical Society offers a look back at the island throughout the ages, and St Nicholas Abbey is something of an awe-inspiring destination.

Of course, the natural beauty of the entire island is second to none, and we don’t just mean the beaches. Harrison’s Caves are an impressive natural landmark, while the manmade Andromeda Gardens are famous the world-over.

Best time to visit Barbados

The temperatures are high throughout the year, though the weather itself can change quite drastically depending upon the month. One of the most popular periods to visit is December to April, as many visitors spend Christmas in the sun.

While this season might have the hottest weather, the January to April period is usually quite dry and offers a cooling breeze that can serve as a welcome relief from the hot sun. Hurricane season officially runs between June and November, with the worst of the weather experienced between August and October. Barbados typically avoids the direct paths of most storms, but heavy rain is a common occurrence.

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* Prices shown online are per person based on 2 adults travelling include the additional saving. £100 per person saving is applicable the hotel stay in all Caribbean islands between 11 February 2016 and 31 March 2017, for bookings made between Thursday 11th February 2016 and Monday 15th February 2016. Please note this saving does not apply to any Florida stay and Caribbean cruise holidays.Prices are per person based on two adults travelling on the dates specified and sharing a standard room with return economy flights and include all applicable taxes and fuel surcharges which are correct at time of publishing and are subject to change. Price advertised include online discount. When booking in-store or by telephone a higher price may apply. Peak season and weekend supplements may apply. Price includes savings. All offers are for new direct bookings and are subject to availability and Virgin Holidays standard terms and conditions. When booking by telephone or in-store a non-refundable booking fee applies. Calls cost no more than calls to geographical numbers (01 or 02). Offers cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer, promotion or discount including the Frequent Virgin Club, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club and Tesco Clubcard. Credit card payments will incur a 2% charge. Offer valid for Virgin Holidays division of the Virgin Holidays group only, for definition visit virginholidays.co.uk/ourfamily. ATOL protected (2358) and ABTA (V2043).