The Garden is situated in the St. James parish of the island of Barbados. It is the name that is given to an area that is perpetually popular with tourists throughout the year. It is home to a good number of self catering villas and apartments and on the north-west coast of this fantastic holiday island. This is part of Barbados that is reputed to be one of the best as far as the coastline and calmness of the seas is concerned.
The Garden, in Barbados, will offer self catering accommodation that is of a particularly high standard. The area is ideal for those people who enjoy watersports and these range from water skiing, to banana boat riding, with pretty much everything in between. This part of Barbados is not the busiest, therefore, this is perfect for those who are looking for the get-away-from-it-all, dreamy holiday. There are some shopping opportunities in the area and plenty of small eateries for your holidays in The Garden and surrounding towns and villages.
If you can bear to tear yourself from your comfortable self catering villa in The Garden for the day, why not head north and for the popular area of Speightstown. This is a part of Barbados where you will be able to find out about this island nation’s colonial past and also its very sad link with the slave trade in centuries gone by. There is also The Gallery of Caribbean Art to be found here and this provides an interesting insight into both local and more general Caribbean artwork. Port St. Charles is a luxury marina facility that is well worth visiting and has a good selection of Bohemian-style shopping boutiques and eateries.
For people contemplating spending their holidays in The Garden, Barbados, they will be very pleased to learn that the island enjoys a sub-tropical climate. This means that temperatures are fairly similar across much of the year: usually ranging from about 28 degrees Celsius to 33 degrees at the top-end of the scale. Rainfall does not tend to be as extreme as other, more westerly islands, and Barbados holidays will rarely be disturbed as a consequence of hurricanes.
If you intend to take your holidays in The Garden, Barbados, you will land at Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI). Your self catering villa will be located less than one hour’s drive north of this airport. There are a few airlines offering cheap and regular flights to this part of The Caribbean and these include Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and Thomson Airways. Depart from several UK airports: London Gatwick (LGW), Manchester (MAN) and Birmingham (BHX) are a few ideas for you.