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We lately went on a Caribbean Cruise on the Royal Clipper (a part of the Starclippers Tall Sailing Ships). They provide quite a lot of itineraries and there are two smaller ships you possibly can select from: the Star Clipper & the Star Flyer. The Royal Clipper’s capability is roughly 227 whereas the opposite two can accommodate round 170 passengers. For us, the Royal Clipper was an ideal match because it offers all the posh trimmings of a bigger cruise ship however with the intimacy of a small crusing expertise.

Let’s check out our Caribbean expertise and what you are able to do on every of the islands.

A seaside on Martinique


We spent the least period of time in Dominica, so we weren’t in a position to hire a jeep to discover the gems that make this island such a marvel. It isn’t the place the place you’ll discover white sandy seashores, largely due to its volcanic origin however this isn’t the rationale you go to. You see, the island is roofed by dense rainforests however amongst the thick of it, you’ll discover volcanic pristine lakes and gorgeous waterfalls. You’re in all probability questioning if there’s a volcano? Cabrits is an extinct volcano which at one time was by itself, however in a while turned linked to mainland Dominica.

We approached Dominica on a smaller shuttle boat, and as we had been coming into the port of Cabrits, we might see the density of the forests all through the island in addition to the fog. Lush is the phrase that greatest describes this island.

As you disembark, it’s a brief stroll to Cabrit’s National Park, which is about within the northeast. The tropical forest is inviting as is the plush inexperienced in all instructions, marshland making up a part of it. We noticed loads of doves and herons throughout our hike. Truth be informed, I hoped to not meet up with a snake even though the strolling path was fairly large.

Also close by is Fort Shirley, which was formerly a navy outpost from yesteryear. Built by the British within the 18th century, it as soon as had over fifty buildings. Restoration started in 1989 though solely a handful of the buildings are restored and the remaining are ruins which you will discover in case you have sufficient time to discover the world.

Below are a couple of of the work inside the principle fortress.

What else is price figuring out about Dominica? You can swim and snorkel in Douglas Bay. It has been influenced by each French and English tradition, which implies that though English is the dominant language, many nonetheless communicate Creole. If you have got time to discover among the waterfalls, it’s a worthwhile use of your time on the island.

You can even take an Indian River Boat Cruise, an incredible selection for nature lovers. The river stems from the Kalinago folks, previously generally known as Carib Indians. On the cruise, you’re prone to spot herons, kingfishers and iguanas. Its oozing with life. I used to be informed that the Pirates of the Caribbean was filed right here.

A shot of our ship from mainland Dominica.

On a unusual word, Cabrits comes from the phrase goat in French, Portuguese and Spanish. If you have got time to attempt a few of their native Avocado pear juice, it’s price attempting. They even have soursop (I keep in mind this from dwelling in Africa), Passionfruit, Grapefruit and Beetroot (yum!). If you’re a bear drinker, order a Kubuli and loosen up at one in all their cafes. Although you possibly can use U.S. {dollars}, their native forex is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar – I purposely did an change as I acquire notes from around the globe.

Two extra issues to notice: the Syndicate National Park Nature Trail (a tour you possibly can e-book beginning off in Portsmouth) and the Love & Chocolate Tour. The nature path takes you to roughly 2,000 ft the place you possibly can see attractive birds in addition to native natural world. Bird lovers will need to pay attention to the uncommon nationwide birds, the Sisserou and the Jaco Parrot. The Love & Chocolate Tour takes place at Pointe Baptiste Estate close to the Calibishie Village. There’s a chocolate manufacturing facility right here surrounded by gorgeous gardens. It is a family-run enterprise and the cocoa beans are grown and harvested sustainably on the property.

Antiqua & Barbuda

In the West, a minimum of within the trendy world, we all know the island by Antigua, which suggests historical in Spanish though it’s technically Antigua and Barbuda, which turned an impartial state throughout the Commonwealth of Nations in 1981. That mentioned, locals seek advice from it as Waladi or Wadadl, as I shortly discovered after I began chatting with somebody on the first store I walked into.

It’s a small island, so in case you have an opportunity to get to its capital — St. Johns within the northwest — it’s price going. It tends to attract in bigger cruise ships so that you may need to keep away from peak season. There are attention-grabbing artisan crafts and work to be discovered right here; nevertheless, and in addition an incredible spot for cafes and eating places.

Given that we had been such a small ship, we stopped at Falmouth Harbor. Here, we walked to Nelson’s Dockyard named after Captain Horatio Nelson), which is a restored British colonial naval station. In some methods, it jogged my memory of a New England port. I might really feel the Western affect; it was no shock to study their annual regatta that brings in lots of ships and yachts for the occasion. In the north, there are different marinas as properly — Sammy’s Boat Yard  Marina and Catamaran Marina, for individuals who need to expertise a marina vibe for drinks or lunch. I spent a piece of time on the dockyard earlier than taking a hike.

When you first arrive on the harbor, you’re greeted with views of yachts and ships in all instructions, so each quick and longer walks across the island (particularly heading up hill) are all price doing.

Banana bushes might be discovered scattered alongside among the winding paths

Nelson’s Dockyard additionally has a couple of outlets, cafes and locations to hang around, each in and out. As a cultural heritage website, it’s also a part of Saint Paul Parish as properly. Dotted across the very walkable space are buildings the place the structure is remnant of its English affect. For instance, Clarence House and Shirley Heights are amongst the nationwide park, which btw, can also be a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The brick partitions had me at good day so I frolicked for some time chatting with locals, grabbing a cuppa espresso and absorbing the flavour of the place.

The views had been spectacular and the water, clear blue and pristine. A number of seashores price mentioning embrace Galleon Beach near Falmouth Habour, Pigeon Beach and Marl Bay Beach.

Also price noting right here is you can go kayak and snorkel. To get to the place the tour kicks off, it’s worthwhile to head to Seaton’s Village on the Northeast coast of Antigua. Then it requires a 15 minute motorboat switch to the mangrove pontoon the place you decide up your kayak. Here, you possibly can discover inlets, uninhabited islands, mangrove alleys and exquisite bays.

What are you able to count on to see? Starfish, stingrays, turtles, parrot fish (love them), egrets, purple billed birds, and hummingbirds, to call a couple of. You can even jet ski or swim and snorkel with the rays at Stingray City, which is about amongst coral reefs, additionally within the Northeast coast. They even have Canopy Tours on the island, which takes you thru the plush rain forest. The Rangers at Antigua Rainforest Company set you up earlier than you embark upon a tree high journey by the bushes on zip strains. The zip strains vary from 52 to 328 ft in size, crossing the breathtaking gorge. If you’re an avid zip liner, the main points embrace 12 zip strains, 3 aerial walkways and two suspension bridges. You get to see a rock pool and a waterfalls as a part of the expertise as properly.

Not occupied with water or nature? You can discover ways to make your individual rum. It’s a 90-minute Rum Masterclassthat leaves you with a 750 ml bottle of flavored rum. You additionally study the artwork of tasting and mixing your run in the course of the distillation course of to create a job personalized only for you. How enjoyable proper? During the category, you additionally get to personalize your individual label as properly, which makes for an incredible reward.

Truth be informed, I by no means actually preferred rum in my twenties and my thirties, however I made a decision to attempt among the native rum wherever they supplied it on the islands, and I’ve a newfound appreciation for it. After a couple of samples, you start to see the artwork in each creating it and consuming it.

Below, our shuttle boat that took us to and from the Royal Clipper ship.


Cruise ships are likely to cease at Tourelles (the previous port) or at Pointe Simon (in downtown Fort-de-France). Martinique’s capital Fort-De-France has a historic fort, neighborhoods to discover (Didier, Bellevue and Schoelcher — it’s worthwhile to take a taxi since they’re on the hillside) and seashores, reminiscent of La Francaise, which tends to get busy from cruise passengers. In the fort, there’s a 12.5 acre park known as La Savane, which has lovely fountains, benches, bushes and flora. Nearby, you possibly can seize ferries (roughly 20 minutes to get throughout the bay to Pointe Du Bout) and right here you possibly can go to close by seashores Anse-Mitan and Anse-a-l’Ane. There’s additionally a regional historical past museum which is housed in former residence (1888). Here, you possibly can see Creole headdresses and study its historical past.

You can take a tour that explores the south of the island or take a clear-bottom kayak at Pain de Sucre adopted by time to hang around on the seaside. Our vote was spending time within the village of Anses d’Arlet, the place we explored the neighboring space on foot and took a swim within the sea. We additionally had a couple of Pina Coladas alongside the way in which.

The seaside the place we disembarked was gorgeous and value spending time as you possibly can see. The water is obvious and it wasn’t crowded, so we had the place to ourselves.

I swam on each side only for a change of surroundings. As you head away from the port to the left, there are extra eating places and cafes to be discovered, whereas on the correct facet, there are extra residential properties and buildings. As I fell asleep momentarily on a seaside towel, I awoke to see this critter watching me a few foot away. He naturally took me unexpectedly however regardless of my shifting again barely, this little man didn’t make a transfer. I suppose he discovered me as curious as I discovered him.

On my stroll, I discovered loads of colourful boats, used for every day fishing.

Below, a neighborhood fisherman at work.

If you need freshly caught fish, it’s out there proper off the grill. Pair it up with a Pina Colada and a few recent coconut milk, and also you’ve received your self an ideal afternoon outing.

Want to buy groceries? Rue Victor Schoelcher has shops that promote French garments, fragrance, liqueur, crystal, artisan crafts and extra — there’s even a Galleries Lafayette right here. Yes, actually. There are additionally outlets on Rue Victor Hugo and Rue Lamartine.

Have extra time to discover the island? Hire a driver and do a loop by the rain forests and mountains to Le Morne Rouge, ending again in Fort-de-France with a cease over in St. Pierre (1635). Apparently, it was as soon as generally known as the Paris of the West Indies. Here, you possibly can take the Cyparis Express, a practice which takes you to the principle websites. There are pretty locations to have lunch in close by cafes and apparently some have dwell music as properly at night time.  There’s additionally the Depaz Distillery (1651) which sits on the foot of a volcano. You can style rums right here (golden and aged rum) in addition to liqueurs with distinctive flavors, reminiscent of ginger and basil. Want to seize lunch? Check out Moulin a Canne for Creole dishes.

To get across the island, it’s roughly forty miles and relying on how lengthy you need to spend seeing the character on the way in which and stop-overs, it’s best to enable anyplace from a half day to a full day. It is dependent upon what you need to do and see after all, whether or not you need to have a leisurely meal on the way in which (attempt Peperoni for enjoyable, eclectic dishes on the Casa de Campo Marina) or absorb an tour, reminiscent of horseback driving. Frankly, I want we had time to experience horses on one of many many seashores. Ranch de Caps gives half-day rides and you may go for countryside or a southern seaside and there’s additionally an Equestrian Center at Casa de Campo (250-acres). There’s a dude ranch right here too — so want we had the time for this.

If you want small cities and villages, make sure you try Balata (in-built 1923), the place you possibly can take within the Jardin de Balata (gardens) and Balata Church, which is seemingly a duplicate of the Sacre-Coeur Basilica in Paris. How cool is that? For seashores or snorkeling, head to Catalina Island (we’ve one off the coast of California too) or Sanona Island.

Iles Des Saintes (Gaudeloupe)

Guadeloupe’s Iles Des Saintes (1493) was our favourite cease. I suppose if we had extra time to take in additional of the nice eating places in St. Kitts and Saint Lucia, we might have added them for nice foodie picks. Our time on Iles Des Saintes was low-key and really genuine. It felt like a small village within the south of France in some ways, from its structure, outlets and cafes to its beaches. Although it was slated to have three a long time of British rule, all the things as we speak feels French and its outlets and eating places replicate that affect. Even the official language is French and the official forex is the Euro.

We anchored in entrance of Le Bourgand frolicked in Terre De Haute, which is tremendous small — solely six sq. miles. With such intimacy, it was valuable to spend time right here, as we had been in a position to wander by the village’s essential two streets and stroll additional up the hill to soak up among the views and neighboring residential properties. Beach lovers can head to Grand-Anse or Morne/Pompierre. We swam domestically after which later, after a protracted stroll, we had been in a position to expertise one restaurant and one cafe, each of which had nice cocktails and meals.

For purchasing, stroll down Sainte-Anne’s essential drag and search for the piercing blue clothes store known as Bleu des Iles (you possibly can’t miss it). It’s owned by a French lady and the designs are wonderful, a lot of that are hand painted. There are additionally markets however additional away: Saint-Antoine Market in Pointe-à-Pitre for Creole flavours and aromas, Basse-Terre Market which was made by architect Ali Tur within the 1930’s (for fruit and veggies), the every day market of Sainte-Anne (artwork craft village), positioned in entrance of the small fishing port and Le Gosier Market, which is understood for night time strolls (fruit, veggies, and crafts).   

Bleu des Iles. My buddy Shannon purchased a pair items right here.

Above, one of many cafes the place we had Pina Coladas and Cappuccinos with breathtaking views of the harbor and our boat within the distance (The Royal Clipper crusing ship)

Our favourite reminiscence right here was merely strolling round and exploring the quaint village.

St. Kitts & Nevis

I’ve at all times been intrigued by St. Kitts and have been which means to go to this gem of an island for years. The Carib Indians known as it the “fertile isle,” and it’s certainly fertile. It additionally has volcanic roots so to talk and the tallest mountain right here rises to just about 4,000 ft. Like Dominica, there’s loads of rain forests.

It seems that St. Kitts was one of many solely islands that the French and English shared and so there’s nonetheless a powerful affect by each cultures. I discovered from a neighborhood that St. Kitts was typically known as “The Mother Colony” because it was the primary everlasting English settlement within the space.

The accent is West Indian and English is extensively spoken. It has had its independence since 1983 collectively with  its sister island Nevis, roughly two miles off the southern coast of St. Kitts. (sadly, we didn’t have time to go to Nevis despite the fact that it was solely two miles aside). I liked that it felt extra untouched than many different islands though there are industrial features to be discovered all through. Less so on Nevis — apparently there are not any site visitors lights on the island). Very untouched, it’s an incredible spot to go to for nature hikes and to easily get away.

On St. Kitts, you possibly can take an official Scenic Rail Tour, which leaves from Basseterre Port and returns to South Friars Bay. The rail tour does a whole circle and takes a shocking route alongside the northeastern shoreline. It was as soon as used to ship sugar cane from the fields to the sugar mills. Colorful double-deck railcars make it each enjoyable and scenic; if you happen to sit on the higher deck, you possibly can see panoramic views. The decrease degree has rattan furnishings and specialty drinks, free if you happen to’re on the tour. In addition to the fabulous views, you absorb volcanic mountain ranges, lush rainforests, sugarcane fields, canyons, villages and farms. You additionally move deserted sugar mills and windmills and study concerning the island’s historical past alongside the way in which . . . and with music blaring to-boot. Apparently Thomas Jefferson’s great-grandfather is claimed to be buried right here.

We took within the Essential St. Kitts Tour, which incorporates Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, Romney Gardens, Caribelle Batik Studio and loads of lush forest alongside the way in which.

The Brimstone Hill Fortress

We spent a piece of time at Romney Manor, the house of Caribelle Batik, largely as a result of the skin environs had been so lovely and there have been heaps to soak up.

The structure was notably attention-grabbing (and colourful), a bit like their batiks.

Outside batiks hung and inside, there was a present store the place you can buy among the batiks in quite a lot of varieties (t-shirts, jackets, luggage, wallets, scarves and extra).

Inside, you have got the chance to witness the Batik making course of in motion. Did that it’s a 2,500 yr previous Indonesian wax-and-dye course of? Here, she is utilizing sizzling wax and colourful dye to create her masterpiece.

Outside, the gardens are lush, vibrant and alive. We strolled alongside the sides and thru the gardens. It’s set on ten acres and the backyard setting is totally breathtaking.

There’s a magical 350-year previous gnarled samaan tree on-site, so magical that I took practically 100 pictures of it from completely different angles. I used to be completely mesmerized by its mysterious actions and the way in which it was so alive — by that, I imply that it was proud, tall and appeared as if it had loads of tales to inform. Imagine what it should have witnessed in its time.

Since we had loads of time right here, I additionally grabbed slightly video of this tree as properly. Take a glance:

The drive by the island was spectacular as properly, particularly the surroundings (each lush rainforest) and gorgeous sights of the ocean.

Some of the websites price exploring in its capital Basseterre embrace St. Georges Anglican Church (in-built 1670),  Port Zante, a 27-acre pier and marina, the National Museum within the former Treasury Building, Brimstone Hill, a restored 38-acre fortress (additionally a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Romney Manor as famous above (we took loads of pictures right here; it’s the place the samaan tree resides)

Known because the sugar islands, there’s loads of sugar cane right here they usually additionally made rum for years, however its largely domestically made as “home brew” as we speak. If you have got time to discover different elements of the island, there are extinct volcanoes, nice mountain climbing within the rain forests in addition to diving and snorkeling.

For meals, try the Ballahoo, a tropically themed restaurant. Order their toasted rum-and-banana sandwich with ice cream. Yes, actually. Sounds prefer it’s to die-for proper? You can even order tamarind and guava juices. Have much more time? Head to Black Rocks, a singular set of lava deposits that are attention-grabbing to see. The Fairview Great House & Botanical Gardens are additionally fairly fairly. Think French colonial sitting on two acres that was in-built 1701. They’ve restored the home and it’s brimming with vibrant colours, every room a unique shade. There’s a stunning cobblestone courtyard, a volcanic-stone and brick oven and a fieldstone cellar, the place you should purchase native pottery, artwork, honey and different objects. There’s additionally a restaurant on-site the place you possibly can order tapas and cocktails.

If you have got time to go to a few of their seashores, head to Friar’s Bay if you happen to can solely go to one in all them. It is named the nicest seaside by locals and there’s a seaside membership there you possibly can go to, in addition to a couple of bars the place you can even order meals (ShipWreck and Mongoose). Frigate Bay can also be price mentioning as its lovely positive sandy seashores are attractive. You can even go horseback driving right here and seize a meal (Chinchillas, Elvis Love Shack and Timothy Beach Club’s Sunset Cafe), to call a couple of. Want to go upscale? Head to the Royal Palm for Provence type tables exterior on a stunning veranda, surrounded by vegetation and exquisite inexperienced grounds.

Saint Lucia

There had been a few completely different tour choices in Saint Lucia, together with an Aerial Tram Adventure and one which took in its breathtaking views. Here, you embrace the rainforest by tram (open-air gondola) taking in towering Gommiers, Chatanniers, Ficus, Bananas and Hummingbirds. Tours depart from Rodney Bay,which is the place our shuttle boat dropped us off.

We opted to rent a non-public driver so we might discover the island on our personal, taking within the island at our personal tempo. It’s a dense island, with 238 miles of rain forests, banana plantations, mountains, fishing villages and a drive-in volcano. Similar to the opposite islands we stopped at, the island has each French and British affect, largely as a result of they each battled for possession. Ultimately, the English took management till their independence in 1979. He was a wealth of information so I fired my questions his means.

We headed to Castries the place we spent a while earlier than taking the winding drive up the Morne – completely breathtaking.

There’s nice mountain climbing on the island as properly and in case you have time to drive by (and cease at) among the cities alongside the way in which, you’ll get a taste for the native tradition, structure and life-style.

Colors had been vibrant and alive within the city of Castries, and I sensed extra French affect right here than British though there was clearly a mix of each.

The harbor was additionally fairly fairly and in case you have time, you possibly can stroll by it and absorb among the distinctive structure scattered across the docks.

The seashores had been additionally pretty, little inlets the place you may get some alone time away from vacationers and crowds.

Nearby (the place the above photograph was shot), you’ll discover the Sandals Grande St. Lucian Spa & Beach Resort. We often go for impartial properties reasonably than chains and to this present day, we’ve nonetheless by no means skilled a Sandals resort regardless of what number of nations and islands I’ve been to.  There’s additionally Morgan Bay Beach Resort, Hummingbird Beach Resort and Smugglers Cove Resort & Spa as properly for individuals who need upscale choices. You can even hire a luxurious villa or apartment, the place items have totally outfitted kitchens, 2-3 bedrooms and baths.

For meals, try the Lifeline Restaurant for creole delicacies (loads of seafood choices) which is positioned on the Hummingbird Beach Resort. There are nice views right here. Want to dine at a plantation? Then try a spot known as The Still. For French meals, try Rainforest Hideaway which is actually on a dock. This is a luxurious experience and a few half an hour from the city of Castries. If you need a distinctive romantic expertise, then that is it. For a desk proper on the water, Jacques Waterfront Dining offers French delicacies and is a superb selection for recent seafood. YUM!

Away from all issues luxurious and into all issues nature, attempt a Rain Forest Sky Ride with Rainforest Adventure. There are tram rides, gondolas and zip strains (ten strains), and in addition strolling trails between the strains as properly. There are a number of incredible views, vegetation, flora and fauna to soak up throughout 3,442 acres within the Castries Waterworks Rain Forest (positioned in Babonneau).

Although we didn’t have time to go to Soufriere (based in 1746) , it’s the oldest city in Saint Lucia, so in case you have time, it’s price going. There are botantical gardens (with mineral baths apparently) and dealing plantations close by and available in the market sq., you’ll discover enjoyable and brightly painted murals (a photographer’s dream). There’s really a drive-in volcano (sure, actually). Here, you’ll uncover 20 or so swimming pools oozing with sulfur and mineral deposits. You might need to plug your nostril from time to time, however I used to be informed that it’s a distinctive expertise on the island. There are additionally forest reserves and previous estates price exploring as properly.

When we had been in Castries, a lot of the outlets had been closed however there are obligation free outlets right here, colourful structure and the nationwide landmark, Pigeon Island. A number of folks we had been touring with ventured on the market as an alternative of going across the island as we opted to do. One final however necessary factor price mentioning are the Pitons, two attractive mountains that are recognized by many. They’re apparently additionally a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They are 2,461 and a pair of,619 in top respectfully. Those who’re very adventurous (and in form), you possibly can climb if if you want however with permission from the Forest & Lands Department.


Barbados is a tremendous place, interval. We liked each minute of our keep, which was longer than any of the opposite islands. In reality, we prolonged our keep to spend extra time right here. We had been in a position to discover your entire island and it’s powerful to say what area is our favourite since they every have their very own distinctive taste.

Although some say that it’s overrated, St. Nicholas Abbeyis likely one of the most famous points of interest. Quite frankly, I want I had extra time there. The expertise will take you again to yesteryear, however not simply due to the antiquated furnishings, structure and colonial underpinnings, however as a result of it feels as if time has actually stood nonetheless.

Anthony in entrance of the principle home

It was in-built 1658 and it stays one of many island’s oldest surviving plantations. There are over 400 acres of rolling sugar cane fields, mahogany forests, tropical fauna and exquisite flowers brimming all through. The essential home is a Jacobean mansion and nonetheless in tact are the cornerstone chimneys and fireplaces. The place has a singular mixture of Dutch and English affect and is seemingly one in all solely three remaining Jacobean mansions within the Western Hemisphere.

And after all, they make rum right here — very scrumptious rum I’d add.

Silver Rock Beach is on the south coast within the parish of Christ Church. Also known as Silver Sands, the seaside with its excessive sandbanks has wrecked ships (or maybe you can say ships not in use), all artistically and vibrantly painted. This pretty spot is nestled between South Point and Inch Marlow Point. Nearby, you’ll discover the Silver Point Hotel.

It can also be the house of Brian Talma and his deAction Surf Shop, who represented Barbados a few years in the past on the Seoul Korea Olympics and was additionally within the 1992 Olympic video games in Barcelona Spain. He’s had a string of high 10 finishes and since then has been operating deAction Beach House and Studio, which as you possibly can see, has an incredible vibe.

Truthfully, I might spend numerous time on the seashores of Barbados as a result of frankly, they’re all so lovely. We went to 5 completely different seashores throughout our keep however spent extra time on Rockley Beach than another because it was so near our resort. This is Rockley Beach. Stunning proper?

Rockley Beach

Dover Beach is one other breathtaking spot. Located on the O2 Beach Club & Spa, it’s additionally a brief hop and soar to the St. Lawrence Gap space which is brimming with bars, cafes, nightclubs and eating places.

Above and beneath: Dover Beach

Since we had numerous further time in Barbados (it was the place the ship ended the cruise), we took a drive out to The Crane Resort, an beautiful luxurious property that’s historical in its roots.

Great locations to remain embrace the Ocean Hotels which boasts three properties positioned on the South Coast. Although they’re a brief drive from one another, they couldn’t be extra completely different. We liked our expertise at 02 Beach Club & Spa, which gives an all-inclusive expertise the place you keep in conventional rooms or one or two-bedroom suites.  

O2 Beach Club & Resort

Also a part of the Ocean Hotels is the Sea Breeze Beach House and South Beach Hotel (the place we stayed this time round), each on the South Coast as properly.  The meals at each Sea Breeze and O2 Beach Club & Resort had been was wonderful. Be certain to learn our Barbados Foodie Guide for extra particulars on these eating places and others.

One last item to notice: the countryside within the north of Barbados makes for an incredible drive.

Our solely want is that we had extra time on the islands. Even although it was wet season, we discovered a lot to do and loved our time on every of the islands. Would we return?  You betcha! Below is a brief video of among the highlights. Enjoy!

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