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Best places for family vacations in Barbados

If you're looking for the best places for family vacations in Barbados then you're in luck – Top Villas offers a fantastic range of options. Whether you want a spacious condo in an action-packed resort or a private villa located off the beaten track, you're sure to find the perfect place for your family vacation in Barbados. Book with us and you'll get round-the-clock customer service plus access to a wide range of travel extras such as car hire, babysitting or help with arranging a special occasion.

Popular places for family vacations

The best places for families

The majority of places for family vacations in Barbados can be found in the south and west of the island. The upmarket west coast has pristine beaches, luxury golf resorts and high-end shopping and dining, while the the south coast is more heavily developed and has cheaper resorts, Atlantic beaches and buzzing nightlife. Read on to find out more about the best resorts in each area to help you make your choice.

Popular family vacation rentals in Barbados

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Sandy Lane

One of the best places for families to stay on the west coast, this family resort is home to luxury vacation homes just moments from the beach. Properties here come complete with swimming pools, hot tubs and spacious sun terraces, as well as added perks like game rooms and home theaters. Guests can tee off on world-class golf courses and hang out at the swanky Sandy Lane Hotel.

Royal Westmoreland

Another top place for family vacations in Barbados, this 750-acre estate is home to a championship golf course and hundreds of luxury villas and condos. All villas feature a private pool, a spacious sun terrace and a team of attentive staff to cater to your every need. The resort boasts a private beach club, swimming pools, tennis courts, a fitness center and a spa.

Mullins Beach

Mullins beach is not as large as some of the other family resorts in Barbados but that’s actually one of its charms. The south of the beach is home to an array of private beachfront villas and condos while the north has rocky cliffs and dramatic views. The main resort has 24-hour security, a tennis club and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Some villas also come with staff, water sports equipment and complimentary resort membership.

More about our places to stay in Barbados

With so many great places for family vacations in Barbados it can be tricky to choose between them. The best area to stay for families all depends on your own personal preferences. In popular parishes like St James and St Peter you will find beautiful white-sand beaches including Paynes Bay, a hub for turtle spotting, and Sandy Lane Beach where you’re likely to spot a celebrity or two. 

The resorts here offer plenty of facilities including championship golf courses, swimming pools and kids clubs, plus great restaurants and bars. Out and about you’ll find everything from ancient caves and grand plantation homes to submarine tours and drive-in movie theaters. The main center on the west coast is Holetown, popular for its nightlife and designer shops.

Further south you’ll find the historic capital of Bridgetown, the family resort of Christ Church and the lively party spots of St Lawrence Gap and Oistins. Tempted to book a place to stay in Barbados? Simply browse through our vacation rentals in Barbados, then use the filters to select the number of bedrooms and any other amenities you’d like to add. Once you’ve found your perfect place you can book online safely and securely. 

**Complimentary extras included when you book direct with us: 

Meet and greet at the airport 
Free return airport transfers (max. 8 persons) 
Welcome drinks package on arrival 
Complimentary early check-in or late check-out, subject to availability 
Chef and housekeeper included 

*Min. spend of $5,000 to qualify. Terms and conditions apply.

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