St. Michael is one of the 11 parishes to be found on the beautiful island of Barbados in the Caribbean Sea. Located on the western side of the island and containing the capital city of Bridgetown, a St. Michael holiday is one that will provide you with all of the luxury, relaxation and activities that you could possibly want during your time away from ordinary life. A St. Michael holiday rental villa is sure not to disappoint being highly modern, comfortable and stylish, providing you with a comfortable base in which to relax or set off from to enjoy what this incredible island has to offer.
A St. Michael holiday has a wide variety of activities on offer for visitors to enjoy. Being located on the coastline there are various water sports available for example, including snorkelling, diving, sailing, wind surfing, fishing and jet skiing. Other enjoyable activities available in the parish and the outer lying area include golf, tennis, cycling and walking. As the capital is housed within this parish: you can also enjoy some truly excellent shopping opportunities.
If you decide to spread your wings and leave your St. Michael holiday rental villa to explore the rest of Barbados then it is recommended that you visit the village of Bathsheba on the east coast of the island, approximately 9 miles away from the centre of St. Michael. Although a small fishing village, Bathsheba is very popular because it has an area known as “The Soup Bowl” which provides perfect surfing conditions for keen amateurs and professionals alike. Bathsheba has a beautiful horticultural park known as Flower Forest which covers 50 acres and is a joy to spend an afternoon strolling around at a leisurely pace.
Should you now be considering reserving a fabulous St. Michael holiday rental villa then you will be able to experience a typical Tropical climate, which means that the temperature is pretty much constant throughout the whole year. If you book a St. Michael holiday then you can expect to enjoy daytime temperatures ranging from 23°C to 31°C. The annual rainfall amount for the parish is 23 inches.
Travellers on a St. Michael holiday can land at the only airport on Barbados, Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), which is approximately half an hour’s journey from the parish. Airlines that offer cheap, regular flights to the island include Thomson Flights, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. Passengers can begin their trip by departing at several major UK airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), Newcastle(NCL), Bristol (BRS), Birmingham (BHX) and Manchester (MAN).