Fitts Village lies on the west coast of Barbados, right on the shores of the beautifully tranquil sea. The beaches are quiet and the wildlife rich, with a great range of charming villas and cottages along the beach front to choose from. The rum shops, rustic bars and cook shops of Fitts Village produce a wonderful atmosphere during the evenings, which, when combined with the gloriously mild climate makes Fitts Village one of the most entertaining places to spend an evening.
The beaches of Fitts Village are exceptional. There are many miles of pristine sands lining the coast, which never get busy or crowded. Off shore are several reefs that attract a huge range of marine species, and if you are lucky, you can see turtles from a cottage in Fitts Village, St James, Barbados. The waters of the sea are so clear that you will be able to spot an incredible amount through goggles, making snorkelling a wonderfully rewarding activity from a holiday rental cottage in Fitts Village. If you are desperate to see turtles from a cottage in Fitts Village, Kings Bay is home to a large colony.
There are two excellent water sports centres on the outskirts of the village. If you walk along the coast in either direction from the village centre, you will find a water sports centre within around 500m, providing equipment and tuition for jet skiing, water skiing, sailing and a banana boating. Small boats can be hired to aid your own private explorations of the coast.
There are some wonderful restaurants to find in and around Fitts Village. The famous Cliff Restaurant is particularly good, but the Il Tempo Italian Restaurant and Charlotte’s Bar are both very close in the running for the best night spot in Fitts Village.
Fitts Village lies between the towns of Prospect and Holetown. Holetown is a particularly interesting place to visit from a holiday rental property in Fitts Village, especially when considering the importance of the town in Barbados’ history. There is a huge amount to explore, from the monument to Captain Henry Powell’s first landing to the Graeme Hall Swamp and Bird Sanctuary, Francia Plantation to Hackelton’s Cliff.
There is no specific period that stands out as the best time to visit Fitts Village. Throughout the year, temperatures remain in the mid 30’s (˚C) during the day, with only a 2˚C fluctuation between average monthly temperatures in January and July.
Barbados’ Grantley Adams Airport (BGI) is a huge asset for visitors from the UK, There are regular flights from London direct to Barbados, provided by both British Airways and Virgin-Atlantic. Flights take just under 8 hours from the UK, meaning you can be unpacking into your villa in Fitts Village very quickly after leaving home.