10 reasons to return to brilliant Barbados – the world’s newest republic



The current government, the Barbados Labor Party, led by Prime Minister Mia Mottley, has seized the opportunity and is pursuing a progressive agenda.

Perhaps more important than the change in ownership will be the island’s new constitution and new form of government, which will likely be voted on next year.

Other proposed changes include the authorization of the civil union (including the legalization of same-sex partnerships) and the decriminalization of the amounts of marijuana consumed by users. However, there are no plans to withdraw Barbados from the British Commonwealth of Nations.

It’s unclear how long it will take before technology allows an electric plane to fly as fast as the Concorde’s 3.5-hour journey from London to Barbados, but one thing is certain: when it finally does, he won’t. run out of passengers.

The 10 Best Barbados Holidays of 2022

1. Classic West Coast

The west coast of Barbados, the winter retreat for socialites and celebrities, has given itself the nickname Platinum Coast. It is the site of the best hotels, beach bars and restaurants on the island, including the Cliff, the Tides and the Lone Star.

How to do: Elegant Resorts (01244 757639; elegantresorts.co.uk) has been organizing Barbados vacations for 30 years. They offer seven nights in a Garden Room / Cottage at Coral Reef Club from £ 2365 per person; includes B&B, economy flights from London on Virgin Atlantic, private car transfers and UK lounge passes. Valid July 1 – August 13, 2022, book by February 28, 2022. Read the full Telegraph Travel review here.

2. Romantic retreat

The most romantic place in Barbados simply has to be the veranda of a waterfront suite overlooking casuarinas and palm trees on the calm waters of the west coast… Do very little, undisturbed and in extreme comfort, with the beaches and restaurants of the west coast as a backdrop.

How to do: Cobblers Cove has two main suites, upstairs in their large waterfront house, where Caribtours (020 7751 0660; caribtours.co.uk) offers seven nights from £ 3,550 per person sharing the suite Camelot; includes breakfast, scheduled return flights, transfers and access to a UK airport lounge. Valid April 25 – September 30, 2022, book by February 28, 2022. Read the full hotel review from Telegraph Travel here.



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