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10 Reasons to Visit Barbados
Barbados is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world. Here are ten reasons, why you should visit is as well.

1. There are many reasons to visit Barbados and one among them is the exciting nightlife. The nightlife in Barbados rivals those of most Mediterranean getaways. The nocturnal scene is very vibrant, with numerous forms of entertainment to offer. Party goers are encouraged to stay in the south coast, as this part of the island has the best bars and nightclubs.

2. Barbados is the kind of holiday destination suitable for every type of vacation, whether it is a summer vacation for the entire family or a romantic getaway for honeymooners.

3. The beaches of Barbados are great places to frolic in the warm water and get oneself a golden tan. In addition to this, they also offer plenty of entertainment options, with activities like surfing, snorkelling, diving and submarine tours that take one deep under the sea to view the majesty of the coral reefs.

4. Barbados has an incredible climate and for those seeking some sun and sand, this island becomes an excellent vacation option. The island has an average temperature of 28 to 31 degrees centigrade and spring time is the best time to visit.

5. The delicate Caribbean cuisine, with its vibrant colours and flavours make a visit to Barbados a sensual delight for the taste buds. Some of the best places to dine on the island include Cobblers Cove Restaurant, the Sunbury Plantation House and many more.

6. Yet another excellent reason to go to Barbados is to see and experience historic Bridgetown. This magnificent city was constructed in 1654, and today has glitzy shopping arcades lining its streets alongside historic buildings and famous architectural wonders.

7. The people of Barbados have a vibrant culture with flourishing festivals. The Holetown Festival held to honour the very first settlement on the island in the year 1627 is an exciting show. The festival holds events like historical lectures, antique car parades, and many other cultural shows.

8. Barbados is a great travel destination for golf enthusiasts. Lush green slopes adorn the landscape of Barbados, and the island resort has several magnificent playing courses as well. The most noted of these is Royal Westmoreland, a golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. This course combines the excitement of golf with the stunning vistas of the island.

9. Also, the island has an assortment of accommodation options to fit almost every budget with luxury hotels lining the west coast, and affordability and industry being the mainstay of the south coast.

10. The island of Barbados is every shopper's dream with shopping being duty free on the island. This means travellers can purchase souvenirs and other items at some of the best rates possible.
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Orson Johnson writes for Holiday Velvet, a website providing Barbados beach villas and Vacation Rentals.
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