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Barbados -  A Taste of the Caribbean      

Relax and soak up the unique mix of tropical beaches, gentle walks and vibrant culture that makes any stay on Barbados an unforgettable experience.               

2017 Dates:                                      Jan 31 - 10 nights
                                                        March 14 - 10 nights
                                                                                                                                                            
Price:  2,869 GBP  (Great Britain Pounds) 
Price is per person
 for 10 nights based on double occupancy without airfare.                Supplement for a single room  820 

Guided Walks:  Walks are generally 1-5 miles with only short sections of ascent.  Extensions to some walks may be possible. This is easy walking although heat can add to the level of difficulty. 

Hotel:  We stay at the 3 star Coconut Court Beach hotel located on a lovely white sand beach. Rooms face the ocean and are air conditioned.

Included:
10 nights' accommodation in  en-suite rooms.
 All meals from dinner on arrival to lunch on departure.
 Services of local guides.
 Walks, sightseeing, entrance fees and travel by coach or minibus.
Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive in Barbados - Transfer to the hotel, swim or explore the hotel gardens, before dinner.

Day 2: 'Little Bristol' & Holetown - Take a tour of historic ‘Little Bristol’, walk through the town and along the beach on which Cromwell’s Admiral landed to subdue the country. On to Holetown, where we enjoy a walk along its west coast beach, then a short walk to Folkestone, and Folkestone Marine Park.

Day 3: Farley Hill National Park and St Nicholas Abbey - to Farley Hill National Park for a woodland walk and views over the Atlantic coast before we visit St Nicholas Abbey, a 355 year old Jacobean styled plantation house. We then stroll up Cherry Tree Hill for some excellent views, and finish our walk a the Morgan Lewis Sugar Mill. Farley Hill Monkeys

Day 4: Pre-European Barbados - An easy walk from Salt Cave Cove along the white sands of Long Beach to the archaeological site of Chancery Lane swamp, an important resting site for migratory birds.

Day 5: At leisure - Today is a free day, with time to relax on the beach, swim or snorkel, or to take one of the various optional activities on offer, including a yoga session or a trip on a catamaran.

Day 6: Turner's Hall Woods - starting from White Hill Lookout Point with superb views, walk in Turner’s Hall Woods, which boasts at least 32 different species of tree and is the only area of original forest surviving from the time of European settlement in the 1600s

Day 7: Bridgetown - Morning visit to the vibrant capital, Bridgetown, for a guided historic walk and visit to the Parliament Building, the oldest in the Western hemisphere. A picnic lunch on the beach before our walk takes in the Garrison historic site, dating back to 1702.

Day 8: Andromeda Tropical Gardens - After visiting the spectacular plant collection at the Andromeda Gardens, we enjoy lunch overlooking the Atlantic, before enjoying a walk following the old railway line to St Andrews station.

Day 9: Sunbury House- a short walk along a beautiful strech of beach, from Long Bay to Bottom Bay and then a visit to Culpepper Island. We then walk to the picturesque fishing village of Skeete's Bay before a short drives takes us to historical Sunbury Plantation for a tour of this great house.

Day 10: Harrison Cave and Welchman Hall Gully - Morning walk through the wonderful Flower Forest, 12 acres of tropical flowers and plants sourced from all over the world. Follow the trails to Harrison’s Cave, one of the largest caves in the Caribbean, and then walk through the national park of Welchman Hall Gully.

Day 11: Departure day - Enjoy a relaxing morning stroll or a swim, before our afternoon flight home.

 

 

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