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Luxury villa on award winning Royal Westmoreland golf course

Fish markets in Barbados

Fish markets are dotted along the main roads of Barbados 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 is synonymous with Barbados.   It is where rum was first made, as a bi product of the sugar trade, and it was on ships leaving Barbados that sailors discovered the longer the rum…
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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 the best places in Barbados to eat lobster.   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

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 of bitters and a sprinkle of spice, serve well chilled with plenty of ice…
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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 Royal Westmoreland, Holetown, is one of the largest towns on the west coast of Barbados.  Smaller than the capital Bridgetown, but larger than…
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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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