Barbados is one of the Caribbean island that is richly colorful and has open rolling countryside with expansive fields of sugarcane that dance to the tune of the breezes blowing in from the off the Atlantic Ocean and crash in massive rollers along the sweeping beaches of the east coast.
It is an island that still retains British character even after regaining its freedom from Britain many years ago. However it also has its own charming heritage crowned by vibrant festivities and series of outdoor classical music performances. Outside its capital Bridgetown, the island is dotted with pretty sleepy villages, beautiful botanical gardens and plantation houses. The quaint chattel houses that are basically wooden shacks previously occupied by plantation workers are now an architectural feature. They have been painted in bold primary colors and pastels shades with intricate fretwork around the windows and often double as craft shops.
Barbados is not only colorful but also reputed for its cuisine and sports destination, golf and high class cricket await you. Holiday rentals in Barbados are available in all tastes and sizes; there are elegant establishments in the west coast which is recognized as millionaires play ground. Villa holidays in Barbados are also common especially for those who want to skip the hotels and retreat to the villages for a more private affair. With its glamorous west coast, luxury travelers are spoilt for choice when it comes to luxury villa holidays in Barbados as fashionable London venues spread their wings to the tropics.