Barbados: Hen Destination
Live life like the Bajan's
Barbados is a great place to visit for a group of ladies. The beaches are incredible and the waters of the west and south coast are perfect for swimming. If you want a relaxing hen holiday in Barbados then the island will provide plenty of stunning spots to relax in as well as incredible spas to get pampered in. Depending on the type of activities you want for your hen holiday, Barbados has a vast array to choose from. For a memorable experiences, hiring a catamaran for the day is a fantastic option. There are also party and cocktail catamarans to take advantage of which provides a great day out for a hen holiday.Barbados is a great place to learn how to surf as well if the bride to be is an active woman. The waters and instructors cater for complete novices to absolute pros.
Shopping is good in Barbados if you’re looking for souvenirs and traditional Bajan crafts otherwise there is one main mall in Bridgetown where you can get perfumes, make-up and swimming gear from. There is also Pelican Village on the outskirts of Bridgetown which have some antique stores, fashion stores and craft stores. It’s a nice place to wander round and have a bite to eat. And for evening entertainment St. Lawrence Gap has some great places to go for your hen holiday in Barbados which provide great beach bars to dance the night away. Start in one of the areas great restaurants such as Oceans or Pisces and then head to Harbour Lights where you’ll get a mix of cheesy entertainment and great Caribbean dance music. The people in Barbados are super friendly and fun, vibrant characters so you’ll always be guaranteed an amazing time. In harbour Lights on Wednesdays and Fridays you’ll have a free bar for a few hours in the late evening after paying an entry fee.
Be aware that Barbados still has connections to its British heritage and the Bajans are quite reserved when it comes to clothing. For example, it is expected that you are fully clothed when in shops and streets rather than bikini tops. However, when the festivals come along that rule doesn’t seem to apply. If you are in Barbados for Crop Over you will be in for a treat as the pinnacle of the festival is a parade of music, rum carts and dancing through the streets of Barbados which ends at the beach and you can cool off in the sea. This festival will provide an unforgettable experience, great entertainment and a taste of the real Barbados.