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Caribbean

Barbados holidays

from £769pp
Based on 2 adults departing from London Heathrow on 04 May 2022, staying for 7 nights with Self Catering board basis

Find your paradise in Barbados

Beaches for days. Smiles for miles. So kick off your shoes and let your hair down on this gem of an island. Barbados has it all. The only thing missing is you.

Five facts about Barbados


Is Barbados for me? Read our travel guide
Two men and three children hiking through the rainforest in Barbados
Rainforest walks
A hammock between two palm trees on a beach in Barbados
Lazy days
Two green monkeys sitting in a tree in Barbados
Tropical wildlife
Two people eating at the Departure Beach in Barbados
Caribbean flavours
A beach in Barbados with palm trees and beach huts
Beautiful beaches
A sailing boat on the shore at Paynes Beach, Barbados
Sail away
An Antillean Crested Hummingbird sitting a branch in Bathsheba, Barbados
Exotic birds

Where in the world is Barbados?

The island of Barbados is 21 miles long, sits in the south east Caribbean and is a 9-hour flight from the UK.
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We fly direct to Barbados

London Heathrow
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Manchester
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Connect from other UK airports

You can also fly from Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Belfast on one of our partner airlines.
Call us or visit us in store for other flying options.
Did you know? When you fly with Virgin Atlantic, you can earn miles when you join the Flying Club.

Our hand-picked Barbados hotels

When to go to Barbados

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*Average price based on 2 people staying at a 4V all-inclusive resort for 7 nights, with Virgin Atlantic flights.

Things to do in Barbados

Things to do
Explore beautiful Barbados
Barbados is famous for its stunning beaches, but there is so much more to this island. You can try your hand at kitesurfing or catamaran sailing, dance the night away in the annual Crop Over festival or even hike the sugar cane fields and tropical forests of the island's interior.
Sailboat on a sandy beach in Barbados

Why visit Barbados with Virgin Holidays?

Three Virgin Holidays reps dressed in red uniforms holding some dolls, along with two other women, in Barbados

We know every nook and cranny

Barbados and Virgin Holidays go way back (30 years, in fact), so you can pack your suitcase knowing we've got every last detail of your island stay covered.
Red sunloungers and white umbrellas on the Virgin Holidays Departure Beach in Barbados

The world's first Departure Beach

On your last day, we'll pick you up, check you in for your flight, and drop you at our Departure Beach to relax and squeeze every last minute from your time on Barbados. We think life should be a beach every day of your holiday - especially on the last one.
St James's Club in Antigua, surrounded by forested hills and the Caribbean sea

Double your fun

Combine your time on Barbados with other islands or connect to a Caribbean cruise. If you can dream it, we can deliver it
Your holiday is protected
Our people on the ground know how to look after you - and they do. Nothing is more important to us than your holiday happiness and safety. So we make sure our hotel partners are up to scratch.
And, as you'd expect, we're ATOL and ABTA bonded.

Holidays in the Caribbean

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