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Luxury villa on award winning Royal Westmoreland golf course

Fish markets in Barbados

Fish markets in Barbados are dotted along the main roads and vary in size from just a table to a municipal building housing several fishermen selling their catch. It doesn’t matter which one you visit but we strongly suggest you visit at least a few of them whilst you are on the island. Typically the…
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Mount Gay Rum, Barbados

    You won’t have even left the airport terminal on your first visit to Barbados before you realise that rum, and in particular Mount Gay Rum is synonymous with Barbados.   It is where rum was first made, as a by-product of the sugar trade, and it was on ships leaving Barbados that sailors…
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Harrison’s Cave

Harrison’s Cave is on everybody’s “must see” list and for good reason, and not just first time you visit the island, but every time you come to Barbados. Harrison’s Cave is a massive underground cave structure, which stretches over 2km in a network of underground caves first opened to the public in 1981, though there…
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10 great places to eat lobster in Barbados

In honour of September 25th being National Lobster Day we thought we would share a post on 10 great places to eat lobster in Barbados.   There is something for every budget here, from lobster in a risotto to whole tails.   Do let us know if you find any other great spots to enjoy…
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National Rum Punch Day

In honour of National Rum Punch Day we thought we would share a recipe. The Bajan recipe for a great rum punch is very simple, based on the idea that the word punch comes from “panch”, meaning five in Sanskrit. One of sour, two of sweet, three of strong and four of weak, a dash…
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Shopping in Holetown

    “Something to suit every pocket” is a much over used phrase, but it really couldn’t be more accurate when it comes to shopping in Holetown. Just down the hill from Fairways and the Royal Westmoreland golf course is Holetown, one of the largest towns on the west coast of Barbados.  Smaller than the…
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What To Do With The Kids When It Rains in Barbados

  There is no denying that with an island as green as Barbados, it does, unfortunately, rain from time to time.  Generally overnight or in the morning (and never for very long) but sometimes it might be in the middle of the day, putting paid to any ideas of spending the day at the beach.…
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Golfing at Royal Westmoreland

One of the main reasons we bought Fairways was because of its situation on the Royal Westmoreland Golf Course.   The Royal Westmoreland was designed by Robert Trent Jones, and has spectacular views from every fairway and green. Ian Woosnam, Masters Champion, European Ryder Cup captain and fellow resident of Royal Westmoreland, has described the four par…
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