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Sweet Escape

21.12.20

With a diverse culture, whimsical charm and impeccable standards of luxury, it’s no surprise that Barbados’ retains its popularity year after year. Serena Templeton visited the island and received a warm Bajan welcome 

Barbados is the easternmost of the Caribbean islands and offers visitors a truly luxurious escape. Whilst the island’s fine white sand beaches are already well documented, and recognised as the most beautiful in the world, Barbados has plenty more to offer discerning travellers. The island offers many options for luxury clients, looking for a combination of fine culture, and engaging and immersive activities. Visitors can browse world-class Bridgetown boutiques, enjoy fine-dining seafood bistros, as well as visit historic, stunning churches nestled amongst the beautiful green of surrounding parishes. 
A wealth of hidden treasures existwhich gives the island the grand title: ‘gem of the Caribbean’. These include historic plantation houses, exotic botanic gardens, world-famous rum distilleries and impressive caves nestled among the fields of sugar cane. Whilst blissful beaches, fine hotels, championship golf courses and speciality restaurants such as Champers, which serve cuisine for every food connoisseur, offer visitors an opportunity to kick back and relax. In 2020, Barbados truly became a welcoming Island for everyone, as It introduced the 12-month Welcome Stamp. This working visa allows global visitors to stay and work remotely; experiencing the professional services, commitment to educationthe friendly locals in a safe and secure environment. With over 3000 hours of sunshine per year, Barbados is the ultimate destination for a relaxed retreat and even more tempting for a full year relocation. For those looking to add an additional touch of luxury to their stayBarbadohas a new private jet facility that has been added to Grantley Adams International Airport, which is the only designated port of entry for people arriving and departing by air to Barbados and operates as one of the major gateways to the Eastern Caribbean. The IAM Jet Centre is the first premium FBO of its kind in the southern Caribbean and is also one of the very few purpose-built 5-star facilities in the wider Caribbean and Central America. They offer special VIP services for passengers travelling via charter.  

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