The 5 Most Beautiful Places To Stay In Barbados

By Parker Diakite


Barbados is one of those destinations that doesn’t take much to capture the heart of visitors.

The beaches speak for themselves and Bajans are some of the friendliest people you will encounter.

The scenery, cuisine, and culture only add to such a spectacular destination.

If you’re planning a trip to Barbados, here are some of the best places to stay on the island.

La Maison Michelle

As the only Black-owned private luxury resort in Barbados, La Masion Michelle is a must. 

Situated on a hilltop with panoramic views of Barbados’ “Platinum Coast.” La Maison Michelle offers guests a five-star boutique luxury experience.

If you’re looking for a place to enjoy with your family, this is the perfect accommodation as it offers a variety of activities to do, including an infinity pool, excursions, a tennis court and more.

If you’re traveling alone or with a significant other, this is also a great location as well.  There are spa areas for private treatments, a private poolside beach area, and roof terraces.

Photo courtesy of La Maison Michelle

Bougainvillea Barbados

This beautiful oceanfront hotel allows guests to enjoy optimal relaxation with its full-service onsite spa and salon.

The hotel has two white sand beaches, three pools, and two restaurants that offer an array of international cuisine. 

If location is important to you, Bougainvillea Barbados is located minutes away from St. Lawrence Gap, a popular street for entertainment, food, and shopping with local vendors.

Photo courtesy of Bougainvillea Barbados

Little Arches Boutique Hotel

Located on an idyllic hideaway bay on the south coast of the island, Little Arches is a romantic hotel that sits right across from the beach.

This award-winning hotel is known for its beautiful décor and cuisine thanks to its on-site restaurant Café Luna.

It’s a secluded accommodation and it’s a great option for honeymooners or couples planning a getaway.

This is not an accommodation for families as the hotel is limited to adults only.

Photo courtesy of Little Arches Hotel

Crane Resort

Crane Resort was founded as Barbados’ first resort in 1887 and it’s a gem on the island that offers stunning views of Crane Beach.

The hotel accommodates single travelers, couples, and family. The prices are also unmatched compared to other resorts in the area.

Photo courtesy of The Crane Barbados

Crystal Cove

Overlooking a white-sand beach, this chic and all-inclusive hotel is just minutes away from Carlisle Bay and the Barbados Museum.

Guests can choose from an ocean view, a pool garden view, or garden views.

When it comes to finding things to do, Crystal Cove will not disappoint. Choose from cooking classes, scenic tours, art classes, and water sports.

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