As with their endless selection of beaches, Barbados offers a wide variety of accommodation choices ranging from hotels and resorts to private bed & breakfasts and luxury villas suitable for every budget.
Barbados is divided into eleven areas known as ‘parishes’ (same as in Louisiana) with accommodations available in each. The main activity hub is Bridgetown on the southern coast; the majority of tourists rent a car as it’s easy to drive around the 166 square mile island.
For those looking for a great hotel deal, Barbados offers a selection of apartments and hotels, many with their own kitchen facilities. There are studio apartments starting as low as USD $40 per night or for a one bedroom for only $65; try the Lindale Apartments or the Melrose Beach Aparments.
As with all the Caribbean, less expensive rates will apply during the North American summer months with higher winter rates being applicable from mid-December to mid-April. Another popular accommodation option in Barbados is a private bed and breakfast, more commonly known as a guest house. With a full breakfast daily and in many cases, only steps from the beach, you can stay at a Barbadian guest house for as little as $35 per night; try the Bosvigo Guesthome.
When romance is in the air, Barbados offers an array of romantic hideaways scattered around the islands many beaches. Honeymooners rave about resorts like the Little Arches Hotel in Christ Church, the Sugar Cane Club Hotel & Spa in Saint Peter, and the Mango Bay Resort in Saint James.
All-inclusive accommodations are always a great choice for those wishing to relax and enjoy the full amenities, dining options, activities, and water sports that tropical resorts are known for. On the south coast of Barbados, consider the Barbados Beach Club or Silver Sands Resort.
On Barbados, you’ll also find hotels and resorts catering to golfers, families, and scuba divers, to only name a few of the specialty accommodations available. The best way to choose your accommodation location on Barbados is by deciding what island activities you’d like to enjoy including dining, nightlife, and beaches, and then choose your island destination accordingly.
Six Cross Roads
Worthing, Christ Church
Holetown (a 3-min. walk north of town), St. James
Hwy. 1, Paynes Bay, St. James Beach
1 St. Lawrence Gap
Maxwell Coast Road
Rockley at Accra Beach
Dover, near St. Lawrence Gap
St Peter 26025
Saint Lawrence Gap
Maxwell Main Road
Garrison Main Rd., Hastings