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Relax, Chill and Unwind in the Island of Barbados

Are you tired and miserable because of your work? Are you stressed out and longing for some peace and quiet? Well what you need is a vacation to rejuvenate your body and treat yourself for all the money you have been earning by working day after day. Imagine waking up in the morning and feeling the cold and soothing breeze of the seaside. Imagine seeing the beautiful sun rise to start your day. Imagine basking and swimming in the cool water of the beach in the afternoon. What place could offer you these? Barbados is the place for you. The West Indian continental-island nation also known as “Little England” will give you the revitalizing vacation getaway you have been dreaming of.

Accommodation is not a problem because there are many Barbados 5 star hotels you can choose from. The island has many internationally known hotels that provide world-class services. If you prefer to have a more quiet and private place to stay, there are many local hotels and private villas that offer time-share. You have to just called them and book for a schedule.

The Caribbean island has many scenic tourist spots you can visit. You can take Zed-Rs or ZR-vans, the island’s route taxis. These vans travel to the most point on island. These small buses are often crowded since the drivers never turned down any passengers even though the bus is cramped with many passengers already. Zr-vans are not for the faint of heart because these vans run very fast and abruptly stop to pick up passenger. However, Zr-vans take the most scenic routes. These vans generally departs from either Bridgetown or Speightstown and the rate is BDS$1.50. The taxis on the island do not have meters but run on fares which are regulated by the government.

If you prefer a more comfortable ride, some hotels provide visitors with shuttles that travel to different scenic places of the island. You can also rent a car for a more private travel. There are no multinational car rentals companies in the island but there are several locally-owned and operated vehicle rental agencies. You can rent almost anything from a mini-moke to a limousine. These vehicles can be rented by the hour, by the day and by week. There is also helicopter shuttle service that flies around to a range of tourist attractions of the island on the West Coast tourist belt.

Little England is comprised of eleven parishes each having their own tourist attraction. Christ Church’s Ocean Park Barbados, St. Michael’s Barbados National Museum, St. James’ Lancaster Great House Gallery and Gardens, St. Joseph’s Andromeda Gardens are few of the many tourist spots you can visit. Better check each Parish for its national attractions.

There are many activities you can do while in the continental island. There are many caves that you can explore. Tourist can have fun strolling in island’s boardwalk while enjoying the beautiful sights of the island’s white beaches. The island is also an ideal place for surfing and scuba diving. Souvenirs is not a problem because Little England is known for it’s shopping district, which sells a variety of jewelries, fine clothing and other merchandises.

There are so many things to do and see in this continental island and after a day’s traveling, Barbados 5 star hotels will treat you with fine dining and comfortable place to rest. So if you are dying to get away from the toxic lifestyle of the urban and wants to a rejuvenating getaway clear your schedules and set course for the “Little England” of the Caribbean.



Source by Joel Owens

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