Arthurs Seat is a district within the St Thomas parish of Barbados, a few miles to the north of the capital, Bridgetown. Visitors looking to spend there holidays in Arthurs Seat will discover there is a great choice of self catering rental accommodation available here and in the surrounding area. There are villas with pools for holidaymakers with a more generous budget available to them. Those on a more limited budget may choose a smaller villa or apartment.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Arthurs Seat will discover that the district is well placed for visiting the many gorgeous pinkish-white sandy beaches to be found on Barbados’ south and west coasts. Here holidaymakers will find all the tourist amenities and attractions they would expect from such a popular tourist island. There is a great choice of watersports, to include jet skiing, water boarding and scuba diving. Holidaymakers looking to enjoy a spot of retail therapy will find some great duty free shopping opportunities here, especially in the St Lawrence Gap tourist area. This is also one of the best destinations for tourists enjoying their holidays in Arthurs Seat to head in search of the island’s best nightlife and restaurants.
Tourists enjoying their holidays in Arthurs Seat will discover there are a wealth of places to visit in the immediate area and further afield within this region of Barbados. Tourists who have had enough time lazing on the island’s glorious beaches may wish to visit the nearby Harrison’s Caves, which are one of Barbados’s most popular draws. Here tourists can take an organised tram ride to view the cave‘s magnificent stalagmite and stalactite formations.
No stay in Arthurs Seat is complete without spending some time in Bridgetown, some five miles to the south. The largest city and capital of Barbados boats some great shopping and restaurants. The city is also home to a number of interesting landmarks and buildings, including the Barbados Museum and the popular Pierhead Development Complex.
Tourists spending their holidays in Arthurs Seat will discover that Barbados as a whole enjoys a moderate tropical climate. There is a defined wet season from August to November and a dry season from December to May. Temperatures tend to stay in the early 30s degrees Celsius throughout the year in St Martins. The majority of the annual average rainfall of 60 inches falls between June and November.
Visitors who are lucky enough to spend their holidays in Arthurs Seat will first fly to Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), near Bridgetown. There are several airlines operating regular and affordable flights here from the UK. These airlines include British Airways, Thomas Cook Airlines and Virgin Atlantic, departing from several UK airports to include London Gatwick (LGW), Glasgow (GLA), Manchester (MAN) and Birmingham (BHX).