Glitz and glamour in Barbados

From exclusive hotels to luxury marinas, to million-euro yachts, world-class golf courses, luxury shopping and the best Caribbean cuisine, Barbados offers the perfect balance of Caribbean serenity and international luxury. The 430 km2 of sun, sea, sand and colonial charm also host a myriad of unique experiences, some of which are available to those who have privileged knowledge. Besides the glitz, the beautiful and splendid beaches for which the Barbados are famous, here are five extra-luxury experiences that you will not find easily on a typical travel website or travel blog.

Beach Lovers

Nikki Beach Barbados

Barbados has seen open its first luxury beach club, one of only two clubs in the Caribbean, the second is in St. Barths. The Nikki Beach Barbados is located in the property of Port Ferdinand Luxury Resort and Residences in St. Peter and is already the right place to be seen. A place that combines lifestyle and hospitality with music, food, entertainment, fashion, cinema and art; all with a pier for yachts and ferries.

Sunday Brunch

Bajan Blue Restaurant

Located on the Platinum coast of Barbados, exactly in St. James, Sandy Lane Hotel is famous to be one of the most elegant and luxurious resorts in the world. The Bajan Blue restaurant, located on the lower terrace of the hotel, offers the most extravagant Sunday brunch experience on the island. The buffet offers a myriad of tasty choices including oysters, mussels, prawns, smoked salmon, sushi varieties, raw hams, patés, Angus beef, Colorado lamb, chicken, local pig, more than 20 desserts, a variety of cheeses and a wide range of fruit and salads. This could be the main meal of the day, surely.

Posh Travel

If you want to stay in a luxury villa frequented only by rich and famous people, or hire a private chef to prepare a gourmet meal in a secluded setting overlooking the ocean, or plan a wellness holiday, a tailor-made itinerary is your best option. Isla Management is intentionally one of the best kept secrets of Barbados: the degree of personalized attention, the local “weight” and the know-how offered by this small boutique concierge and the property management team are an extravagance H24, reserved exclusively for more demanding travelers.

Yacht Enthusiast

Enjoy a luxurious day of sailing with Seaduced Luxury Charters and enjoy the perfect combination of sun, sea and interior comfort complete with air conditioning. For private charters, the bar and the menu will be ideal to satisfy your preferences and those of your guests, with the possibility to catct good fish and then cook it. Select the music playlist of your choice and sunbathe on the deck, enjoy a stop to snorkel on a cliff or throw anchor on a beach you love, all of your choice. When the day comes to an end, you can cool off in one of the inside cabins before returning to the shore.

Spa Day

The Spa at Coral Reef Club is an idyllic Caribbean sanctuary in an intimate boutique style setting. Shady cabins, waterfalls, treatment rooms with private terraces and tropical gardens; an outdoor pavilion with a hot tub and Turkish baths provide the perfect backdrop for indulgent therapies such as the selection of facials and body treatments with diamond powder or Caribbean beauty rituals, with citrus, coconut and pineapple. The Coral Reef Club’s spa offers the perfect blend of Caribbean serenity and international luxury.

If you are a beach lover, a gourmet, a lover of well-being or just love feeling pampered, make sure you enjoy one of these five “luxury” secrets, they must be one or more priority experiences on your to-do list when visit Barbados.

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