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Make a Holiday Rental Apartment in Glitter Bay, Barbados Your Home Away From Home

Nestled on the west coast of the stunning island of Barbados is the beautiful resort of Glitter Bay. If peace and tranquillity but the opportunity to indulge in some activities is your idea of a perfect holiday, then look no farther than a Glitter Bay rental villa. Not only are you guaranteed peace from the tourist masses, you will be privy to some of the most spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean you are ever likely to see. If you can tear yourself away from staring out of the villa window, then there are various activities available right on your doorstep. Essentially, no matter what type of holiday you want, Glitter Bay can deliver any of them without any compromises.

Things to Do on Holiday to Glitter Bay, Barbados

Undoubtedly Glitter Bay Beach is the highlight of any Glitter Bay holiday. The beach is small compared to others in Barbados but it is perfectly formed. A stretch of pure white sand greets your eyes as you head down from your luxurious rental villa. Visitors can choose to relax in the sun or indulge in some of the watersports accessible such as water skiing, surfing, windsurfing, fishing, snorkelling and swimming. A diving experience at Glitter Bay Beach is a wonderful way to see the exotic marine life and you may just spot some of the magnificent turtles up close. Other activities available in Glitter Bay include walking, tennis and golf.

Places to Visit on Holiday to Glitter Bay, Barbados

Approximately 11 kilometres from Glitter Bay is the island capital of Bridgetown. There is so much to see and do here, it is likely that you will need more than one day to get around it all! One must-see for your itinerary is Queen’s Park on the outskirts of the city. This area used to hold the extravagant residence of the Commander of British troops on the island. The Georgian house has been lovingly restored and is now a combined art gallery and theatre. If you have children in your group, there is a wonderful play area which contains the 1,000 year old giant Baobab tree. There are several stories relating to how this tree came to end up on Barbados!

Weather in Glitter Bay, Barbados

The whole of the island of Barbados is lucky enough to experience a moderate tropical climate, which means that a Glitter Bay holiday will guarantee an inordinate amount of heat and sunshine! During the dry season temperatures regularly reach a generous 31°C, rarely falling below the minimum temperature of 25°C, although it is cooler during the evening. There is a rainy season which falls between June and November. Visitors do not need to worry too much as the annual rainfall is approximately 40 inches and any rain is quickly drained away. Barbados is outside of  the main hurricane belt and so it is very unlikely that visitors will witness tropical storms or hurricanes.

Travel to Glitter Bay, Barbados

If you decide to go on a Glitter Bay holiday you will arrive at the only airport on the island of Barbados, Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI), which is approximately 20 kilometres to the south. Several airlines offering affordable, regular flights include BMI, Thomas Cook Airlines, British Airways, Thomson Airways, American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic. Travellers can leave the UK from various airports such as Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW), Leeds (LBA), Liverpool (LPL) and Edinburgh (EDI).

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Glitter Bay Estate Holiday Villas & Apartments (27)

 

Recent Reviews

Perfect stay at Princess Suite

5 of 5
We had a great time at Glitter Bay staying in the Princess Suite despite some typical stormy June weather which was also hot and sunny too. The suite was ideal for 4 people and being a duplex apartment effectively a floor each and plenty of space, very comfortable, great views from the balconies and the kitchen is very well stocked. The initial supplies provided on arrival was a nice touch and very welcome. We did not lack for anything and it certainly lives up to the website pictures. Cyralene did a great job keeping the suite clean each day, and she is a lovely person too which is the most important thing. We have stayed in a few apartments over the years at Glitter Bay and the Princess Suite must be the best! Absolutely recommend it and hopefully we'll be able to return some time in the future. Jim and Jan
  • Review Submitted: Jul 08, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Westholme, Sugar Hill - a splendid place to stay!

5 of 5
The location of Westholme could not be better; the views over the ocean, the elevated position enabling the gentle breeze to work wonders, the close proximity of the swimming pools on Sugar Hill etc all provide the perfect environment for a lovely holiday. The villa is delightful and beautifully appointed. The upper terrace is a magical place to watch the sunset. The standard of accommodation and quality of housekeeping are definitely 5-star. I would not hesitate to wholeheartedly recommend Westholme as it far superior to other similar-priced properties we have visited on the island.
  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017