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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Merlin Bay, Barbados your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a resort in the Caribbean with fantastic beaches and magnificent views will not be disappointed by Merlin Bay in Barbados. This resort is located on the west coast of the island and is a great location for many exciting attractions. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, cottages and guest houses.

Things to do on holiday to Merlin Bay, Barbados

Located in the parish of St. Peter there are some white sand beaches near Merlin Bay making them ideal for sunbathing and swimming. The island is great for surfing as well and other sea fishing, waterskiing, windsurfing and diving. Golf is very popular here and there are several courses on the island including the Sandy Lane Golf Club and the Barbados Golf Club. The island has some wonderful places for hikers, horse riders and cyclists to roam with some organised walking trips arranged free of charge. Merlin Bay and the surrounding areas have a small number of restaurants and bars. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from local stores and markets. The main shopping area of the island is in the capital, Bridgetown but souvenirs and gifts can be found at the Bathsheba Community Centre.

Places to visit on holiday to Merlin Bay, Barbados

There are some notable natural and environmental related attractions situated on the west side of the island including Lazaretto Gardens and Folkestone Marine Park and Museum. A short trip to the capital Bridgetown offers plenty of history and interesting sites such as the Parliament Buildings. Visitors will also find a few museums on the island such as Barbados Museum, Sir Frank Huston Sugar Museum or Arlington House Museum. There are some other very interesting historic buildings worth visiting on the island including Fisherpond House, Codrington College and Blackman’s Bridge.

Weather in Merlin Bay, Barbados

The temperature on the island remains fairly constant throughout the year with an average daytime high of 75-85 degrees Fahrenheit. The dry season is January to June with tropical rainstorms sometimes in the hurricane season between June and October. However, the rain normally quickly passes to be followed by sunny weather again. Hurricanes normally avoid Barbados as well. Between January and March holidaymakers can expect approximately 10 hours of sunshine per day, but the rest of the year will not be much lower than this.

Travel to Merlin Bay, Barbados

Grantley Adams International Airport (BGI) is approximately 14 miles from Merlin Bay and is served by many regional and international carriers. Flights go to and from cities such as Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Miami, New York and Toronto amongst other international cities. LIAT andCaribbean Airlinesrun daily inter-Caribbean flights to most of the neighbouring islands. Taxis are available from outside the airport building and car hire companies offer pick up services from the airport including Car Trawler, Courtesy Rent a Car, Drive a Matic, Elite Rent-a-Car and Stoutes Car Rental.

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    • 3 BR
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                                                                              Merlin Bay Holiday Homes & Villas (38)

                                                                               

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                                                                              Fantastic family experience in a truly luxurious setting

                                                                              5 of 5
                                                                              Our family couldn't have had a better experience at the Tom Tom. Those who say the pictures don't do the villa justice are correct. The house is clean well-kept and extremely spacious. The pool area is amazing and large. The bedrooms are a great size. The TV room is a great addition as well. Beverley Fayanne and Latoya were all wonderful. Beverley was so warm and did everything with a smile and a yes please. She was so good to our children. Fayanne's cooking was just amazing - each meal was prepared in a customized fashion to our tastes and was delicious. Luxury retreats did a great job of making sure all our needs were taken care of.
                                                                              • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2016
                                                                              • Date of Stay: Mar 2016

                                                                              I loved everything about Gingerbread, the view, the style, the pool.

                                                                              5 of 5
                                                                              Yellow and blue buses, dangerous, but great fun, and a very cheap way to travel up and down the coast. The villa is lovely, Gingerbread was in a great location within the complex, and had two plunge pools and a very private top floor terrace, it had lovely views of the pool, beach and sea. It was a real treat walking along the beach to the local fist stall to get flying fish for lunch, which Cheryl cooked to perfection. The villa was immaculately clean, thanks to Jessica, and she did our washing!!! Back bedroom shower fixture needed some attention and the terrace door sticks, and no sharp knives. Other than that it was perfection. We also chose this complex because it had day/night security, as we were three women on our own, it was lovely not having to worry about locking up if we went to the beach during the day, and could sleep safely at night.
                                                                              • Review Submitted: 14-Dec-2015
                                                                              • Date of Stay: Dec 2015

                                                                              A stunning location and highest quality accomodation

                                                                              4 of 5
                                                                              A great location for golf enthusiasts, good beach access and a wonderful house designed for large party vacations.
                                                                              • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2015
                                                                              • Date of Stay: Mar 2015