Experience a Barbados golf holiday of a lifetime
Barbados is one of the many beautiful Caribbean islands that is surrounded by crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches. With a selection of exceptional courses, little rain and constant sunshine, a golf holiday in Barbados is a staple destination choice for those looking for an idyllic Caribbean break. Although a small island, Barbados packs a serious golfing punch with famous golf clubs including Royal Westmoreland and Sandy Lane.
Why book a golf holiday to Barbados?
- Home to the famous Mount Gay rum
- Many pristine beaches
- Laid back & friendly culture
- Amazing seafood
- Luxury resorts
- Fantastic golf courses
Championship golf & natural beauty in Barbados
If you’re fortunate enough to experience the wonders available in Barbados then you must not pass up the opportunity to play Royal Westmoreland Golf Course, the number one golf course on the island. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr., the championship layout is as challenging as it is rewarding with dramatic holes that are visually stunning yet might not offer much forgiveness off the tee or around the greens.
Similarly, The Green Monkey Course at Sandy Lane, the island’s second-best golf course, is beautiful to behold, the iconic green monkey shaped into one of the bunkers is world-famous. The course is a little challenging for novice golfers, however, there are an additional two courses onsite that are easier to play and just as pretty.
The Apes Hill Club cannot be overlooked when playing golf in Barbados, its dramatic holes present jaw-dropping landscapes across the island and out to sea. Where possible, make sure you use the courses natural contours to help post a good score, however, you may want to avoid the sharply edged bunkers.
Popular golf holidays in Barbados
Stay in luxury seaside resorts and hotels
There is no lacking of outstanding luxury accommodation on the island of Barbados, which has made a name for itself by providing guests with fantastic all-inclusive Caribbean packages and top-notch hospitality and comfort.
Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels is a charming hotel nestled in a picturesque seaside cove and is perfect for smaller groups of golfers and couples. The luxury rooms and spacious suites available here are all cheerfully designed to incorporate modern décor and amenities to ensure that your stay is as hassle-free as possible. Plus, with two open-air restaurants, bars and only a few steps away from the beach Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels should be a real contender.
Royal Westmoreland is a world-class 5* hotel, located in St James overlooking the beautiful west coast of Barbados. This elegantly-appointed 750-acre estate offers excellent rooms and a concierge service to take care of every detail ensuring you have a truly relaxing time while here. With an onsite spa, pool, gym, beach, water sports and of course championship golf course, the hardest part about staying in Royal Westmoreland is where to start with its outstanding facilities.
Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels is an exceptional hotel located in an idyllic location along a stunning stretch of white sand beach and turquoise waters. With an array of spacious suites available, Turtle Beach is perfect for groups wanting to unwind in luxury on the island paradise of Barbados. The hotel features five onsite restaurants and bars, along with a whole host of other great activities so you will never have a lack of things to do while here.
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Explore this exotic island off the course
One of the Caribbean’s best-known islands, golfers can expect to have a truly relaxing time on the beaches of this paradise island. However, for those who can’t sit still, there is a multitude of activities and things to do in Barbados, from its interesting history to its outstanding nature trails, water sports and spectacular sights.
Harrison's Cave is one of Barbados’ most popular attractions and for good reason, those who visit are left blown away by the cave’s incredible natural rock formations and the beauty of the stalagmites which hang from the ceiling. Andromeda Botanic Gardens is a beautiful 6-acre botanical garden and is rightly ranked among the best attractions in Barbados. It is a truly idyllic spot and is perfect if you want to unwind in the wonderful nature found on the island.
For those history buffs among us, a trip to St Nicholas Abbey is a must while in Barbados. Originally a plantation house, it now houses a museum and a rum distillery. Those who visit can expect to find out more about Barbados’ interesting history as well as try some of what the island is best known for, rum.