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Where local traditions and culture meet abundant nature
Holidays in Christ Church will take you to the south of Barbados. There you’ll find plenty of beaches and hidden coves to explore. For those who want to relax in the peace, there are plenty of beaches to enjoy with little or no other people on them. The crystal clear turquoise waters also make it an ideal destination for snorkelling and scuba diving, where you can see plenty of marine life, including turtles.
After a busy day of soaking up the sun, wander along the beachfront, where you’ll find many bars and restaurants. Taste some of the delicious rum-based cocktails as you listen to the live reggae music. For those dining out, the seafood is particularly delicious – using only the freshest caught fish. Be sure to visit Oistins Friday Night Fish Fry to enjoy a truly local experience of fresh fish combined with a buzzing street party.
Of course, luxury holidays in Christ Church aren’t just about gorgeous beaches and tasty food, there are plenty of opportunities to shop too. Head to the Sheraton Centre, with over 120 shops – including plenty of upmarket boutiques and designer stores, it’s the perfect place for treating yourself. There are also plenty of shopping boutiques in the lively city of Bridgetown, which is just 20 minutes away.
When booking your luxury holiday to Christchurch, you’ll be spoilt for new experiences, from trying delicious island food to sampling the best rum in the world. You’ll relax in luxury as our hotels have been carefully handpicked by us, to promise you the best stay possible. The luxury Sugar Bay Barbados is just 10 minutes from Bridgetown. It’s a fantastic location and has its own protected lagoon. The hotel is ideal for both couples and families, with four restaurants, a spa and kids’ clubs, there really is something for everyone.
Flight time from the UK to Barbados is approximately 9 hours.
Transfer time from Barbados airport to St James is approximately 15 minutes.
With over 3,000 hours of sunshine every year and temperatures that hover in the high 20s and low 30s, Barbados is a year-round destination. The driest season, however, runs from December through to June.
A visa in not required for British citizens.
It's common for restaurants to put a 10–15% service charge on to the bill. If this is the case, there's no need to tip any more. If you're taking a taxi, it's polite to tip around 10%.
The official language of Barbados is English.