Escape to Barbados with American Holidays

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Are you dreaming of jetting off to sunnier shores in 2021? Boasting breath-taking beaches, fantastic food and famed for its laid-back vibe, uncover the beauty of Barbados with brand new offers for the Caribbean from American Holidays.

Whether you want to experience the island’s colourful culture, soak in the sun on its pristine beaches or sample a tipple of its world-famous rum, our travel experts are happy to advise you on some fantastic holiday deals, from boutique to five star hotels and all-inclusive resorts. Don’t forget, you can now book your 2021 Barbados getaway with peace of mind with American Holidays’ new Book and Travel with Confidence promise, giving you low deposits, from £/€100 pp, up to three free amendments, and free cancellation up to 10 weeks before departure, should you need to make any changes. American Holidays trusted partners have your safety and wellbeing at their core, and all adhere to our robust health and safety audit. Learn more about how you can book and travel with confidence here.

Here at American Holidays, we pride ourselves in creating the perfect tailormade holidays for you, whether you just want to soak up the relaxed Bajan vibes or experience the best of both worlds and combine your Caribbean holiday with a USA city break. Read on to find out more…

Barbados is known as one of the liveliest islands in the Caribbean, and it’s no surprise why. Boasting pristine beaches, vibrant culture, delicious cuisine and of course, world famous rum, Barbados has something to offer every type of holidaymaker.

A holiday to any Caribbean island means lots of time by the sea and Barbados certainly doesn’t disappoint. Barbados’ Gold Coast is home to some of the most idyllic beaches on the island, boasting golden shores, turquoise waters and surrounded by swaying palm trees. Whether you want to soak in the sun and unwind on the shore, get your adrenaline pumping with all types of water sports, go on a catamaran sailing experience or even with the turtles at Pebble Beach, the beaches in Barbados have something to suit all travellers.

Spend an afternoon exploring Barbados’ capital, Bridgetown. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is filled with fascinating historic sites to explore. Take a walking tour around Bridgetown and uncover the city’s rich history alongside an experienced guide, visiting some of Bridgetown’s top attractions, including the Parliament Buildings, Charles Fort, which was erected in 1650 to protect the beautiful Carlisle Bay from any enemy attacks, and Queen’s Park, a natural oasis found just outside the main city – don’t forget your sunscreen! Explore Barbados from a whole new perspective on a scuba dive to the S.S. Stavronikita shipwreck, one of the most popular dive sites in the Caribbean! 20 years after sinking, the shipwreck is filled with sea life such as coral, sea turtles, barracudas, and more. The scuba dive is perfect for those with previous diving experience however, there are multiple tours that visit the shipwreck site, including boat day trips. Finish your day at the city’s harbour and enjoy a Bajan meal or refreshing rum punch as you watch the fishing boats and catamarans sail as the sun melts into the glistening sea.

Of course, no holiday to Barbados would be complete without sampling the islands famous tipple! Barbados is considered the birthplace of rum and is still very much part of the Barbadian way of life. Mount Gay is the world’s oldest rum distillery and one of the top tourist destinations on the island, along with St Nicholas Abbey, another distillery where you can see the cane grinding mill in operation. Fancy something more casual? Simply grab a rum punch and mingle with the locals at one of the 1,500 colourful rum shops dotted about the island. Some of the most popular rum shops include London Bar, Hercules, Braddies and Lexies. These famous meeting places are where locals gather to drink, eat, gossip, listen to Bajan music and play dominos.

There’s only one place to be on Friday night in Barbados! Oistins Fish Fry is where locals and tourists alike gather for delicious food and one hell of a Caribbean street party! Elsewhere, St Lawrence Gap is another great spot to dance the night away. A hub for reggae bars, calypso clubs and home to some of the best restaurants in the Caribbean.

Experience all this and more with a 7-night all-inclusive break to Barbados with American Holidays in March 2021 from €1,969pp. Ref 52478876

Want the best of both worlds? Combine your Barbados getaway with a three-night break in The Magic City, Miami. Boasting glamorous parties, beautiful beaches, unrivalled shopping and a thriving art scene, Miami has something to offer every type of holidaymaker.

Enjoy the legendary nightlife of South Beach, experience the Cuban culture in Little Havana, or simply enjoy the Miami heat at Miami Beach! In the mood to shop ’til you drop? Miami is home to huge outlets, boutiques and malls as well as a number of thrift stores, high-street stores and designer boutiques!

Fancy a break from cocktails and socialising? Explore the city’s thriving arts scene! With plenty of galleries discover the art districts of Miami, from Wynwood to Little Haiti to Coral Gables, art lovers will be spoilt for choice.

From here, kick back and relax with five nights all-inclusive in Barbados. We couldn’t think of a better combination.

Get the best of both worlds on a twin-centre holiday to Miami & Barbados with American Holidays in May 2021 from €1,869pp. Ref 52479406

Remember, this is just a selection of what’s on offer!

While our stores may be closed, our travel experts are still on hand to help you create your dream holiday. Call American Holidays on (01) 901 4405 to avail of these offers.

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