Barbados has long been defined by its grand Sandy Lane resort; but for in-the-know travelers, the best way to experience the island is at its smaller hotels and resorts, places that ooze Barbados charm in a smaller, more intimate package.
But on an island filled with every manner of hotel, navigating them can be a challenge, to say the least.
But we’re here to help. From boutique all-inclusives to modern, design-forward luxury hotels, here are our six favorite small resorts in Barbados.
The House One of Marriott’s newest Barbados all-inclusives, this was recently awarded best adults-only hotel in the Caribbean. And The House has long been the hippest, most energetic place to stay on the always-bustling Platinum Coast. It begins with its endlessly indulgent, daily champagne breakfast and ends with evenings marked by torchlight and fine rums sipped neat.