Barbados is a tropical destination that is hard to match. Amazing turquoise waters, silky white sand beaches and fabulous beach clubs make this a great place to holiday. Surfers and divers alike will find it hard to pull themselves from the water once they see what awaits them.

If you plan to do some dancing during your visit, there are plenty of places to let loose. Open air beachfront nightclubs are popular and full of excitement. At Harbour Lights you can join in a beach party, see the fire show and treat your taste buds to some excellent food. The band will keep you dancing well into the night.

For a different kind of excitement, The Garrison Savannah offers exhilarating horse racing. This is one of several venues where you can bet on the horses and enjoy a night of fast-paced, uplifting entertainment.

Chocolate lovers will not want to miss the Agapey Chocolate Factory Tour. See the chocolate making process and taste not only the raw ingredients used, but the final product as well. Mouth-watering samples will make you glad you put this attraction on your itinerary.

Shopaholics will not be disappointed at the many different places to browse the goods. Fresh fruit and vegetable markets will tempt your taste buds with some fresh produce. Earthworks Pottery has some of the most beautiful handmade items you have ever seen, all in a large selection of different designs. These hand-made dishes or other items are sure to brighten your home. Street markets are perfect for browsing and checking out all the different wares they have to offer.

For an amazing diving experience, Cliff Sharker will document your experience with underwater photos. Swim with the giant sea turtles, and see the colourful sea creatures that swim all around you while you snorkel. They offer small groups which ensure that you will get more attention on your adventure.

History buffs will enjoy a trip to St. Nicholas Abbey. The beautiful architecture of the building is only the beginning. Learn some amazing facts while you tour the plantation, garden, house and distillery. The rum tasting is possibly the best part of your visit.

The Soup Bowl is one of the best surfing spots on the island. Whether you want to hit the waves and ride or just relax on the beach and watch all the action, this is a great spot to visit. The unspoiled beach is the perfect place to explore, and the unique rock formations that stick out of the sand are quite interesting.

Accommodation in Barbados won’t disappoint. Book a private apartment or relax in a bungalow on the beach. You are sure to have a fabulous holiday in Barbados through Virgin Holidays.

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