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GETTING TO BARBADOS

GETTING TO BARBADOS

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WHAT TO DO IN BARBADOS

WHAT TO DO IN BARBADOS

Barbados is blessed with a healthy environment where the benign climate and great facilities encourage an active outdoors lifestyle, so naturally there are plenty of external pursuits with something to suit everyone! Try something you’ve never done or just relax on the beach. Below is a small directory of our favourite ways to spend time […]

HOLDERS SEASON

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Founded in 1993, the Holders Season is established as the premier cultural event in the Caribbean. Acclaimed nationally and internationally, the season is a celebration of opera, music and theatre. The production always plays to capacity houses and its high artistic standard draws audiences from around the world. Holders House, St. James, again plays host […]

THE BEST SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS

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Barbados’ culinary fare offers a multitude of tastes and flavours, but the focal point of many a chefs menu is the exquisite seafood that is found in their shores. Local delights included flying fish, lobster, dorado, red snapper, tuna and king fish along with freshly imported favourites such as mussels, crab and shrimp. At Handpicked […]

TOP GEAR FESTIVAL

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http://www.topgearfestivalbarbados.com/ Top Gear Festival will make its debut in the Caribbean on the island of Barbados this Spring! The newly renovated Bushy Park Circuit will play host to the british institutes that are Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson and James May on 17th-18th May 2014. Be prepared for an awe-inspiring line up of cars and driving […]

FOOD, WINE AND RUM FESTIVAL

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This delicious event brings together the very best of culinary delights from across Barbados, with a splash of rum, a dash of culture and a sprinkle of festive cheer. The finest local chefs as well as world-renowned masters take part in the activities, using beautiful on-island ingredients from both the land and the sea. Wine […]

DON’T LET AIRPORT BOREDOM SET I...

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Since undergoing major upgrades from 2000-2006, Grantley Adams International Airport is now a major gateway to the islands of the Eastern Caribbean, including exotic tropical Barbados. Direct international flights link the island with North America and Europe. The airport now provides all the modern amenities travelers have come to expect, granting a warm welcome to […]

FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF SOUND

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On the very rare rainy days that Barbados experiences, it is useful to know of daytime excursions that will keep you nice and dry until that heavenly tropical rain passes. One such place that can quench your quest for entertainment is the Barbados Concorde Experience. This legendary aircraft thrilled guests and locals alike for years […]

SUMMER PARADISE

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At the Handpicked Villas office, we work well to music. Music energises, inspires and entertains, it stimulates the mind and promotes concentration. As you can imagine, our Handpicked playlists are laced with summer vibes, chill-out tracks and anything worthy of reminding us of blissful beaches and Caribbean sunsets. So when Shuffle reminded us of this […]

HARBOUR LIGHTS BEACH EXTRAVAGANZA

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It’s about that time of year when your mind drifts to the drab office Christmas party. The uninspiring selection of yule-tide buffets, the repetitive 80’s Christmas tunes, the hunt for an over expensive outfit that you never wear again. Why not try somewhere different for your Christmas party this year. Why not celebrate this festive […]