Barbados (British Airways and Virgin Atlantic daily from Gatwick; Virgin Atlantic once a week from Manchester)
8 hours 30 minutes
GMT -4 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
No mandatory vaccinations
Best time to travel
November - May
The best time to travel to Barbados is during our winter and spring months of November to May, though the average temperature is 86 degrees all year round making it an ideal holiday destination at any time. Tropical rains sometimes occur from June to October.
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Of all the Caribbean islands, Barbados is perhaps the best known for their exclusive hotels and chic restaurants making this island the perfect choice for Barbados luxury holidays.
Barbados luxury holidays with Abercrombie & Kent are exclusive and diverse, taking in the most remarkable locations and the island's finest accommodation.
Suggested Barbados Accommodation Offers
Cobblers Cove is like a home from home, blending the graciousness, traditional courtesy and elegance of an English country house with the tropical beauty, charm and character of Barbados. It is these reassuring...
A timeless retreat restored from a former Colonial Club, Colony Club is a unique resort on the platinum west coast of Barbados. Featuring 96 guest rooms and suites each with its own patio...
For 50 years, the O'Hara family has been instrumental in ensuring that the Coral Reef Club is at the pinnacle of Barbados hospitality and style. Set amidst 12 acres of exotic and well-manicured gardens, the clusters...
Framed by 400 acres of tropical gardens that lead down to one of the best beaches in Barbados, Sandy Lane is an exclusive retreat for the world’s most discerning clientele.
One of the earliest hotels on Barbados, The Fairmont Royal Pavilion helped spark the stately cruise-ship rush to the Caribbean in the 1940s but although it retains its elegant colonial style...
The House is a chic adults-only retreat located on a sandy beach along Barbados' world-renowned Platinum West Coast. Everything about The House – from its intimate size to its minimalist décor...
The Sandpiper, a member of ‘Small Luxury Hotels of the World’, is a small, sumptuous hotel with an elegant yet informal atmosphere. Dotted amid beautiful tropical gardens overflowing with hibiscus...
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A huge thank you for a truly wonderful holiday. Thank you for all your hard work leading up to and during our stay in Kenya. You have been really great throughout. The A&K experience exceeded our expectations and we felt very relaxed and comfortable knowing that we were in good hands. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming and were so good with the kids - it made our holiday truly memorable. A special mention to Patricia who met us in Nairobi both ends and Duncan who took such good care of us at the mobile camp.
Thank you for the gifts - the children loved the catapult! Well actually Eric loved the catapult the kids haven't had a change to play with it yet!!
As Eric said on the phone - good news - we loved the holiday - bad news (for him) - I will be in touch to discuss another trip for next year!! I hope you and all the team at A&K have a great Christmas and a very festive New Year!
Kind regards, Arabella, Eric, Jake and Tate
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