Monthly Archive for Feb, 2018
The idyllic scene that pops to mind when considering a destination wedding is punctuated by toes in soft, white sand, beautiful blue waters and -perhaps - a coconut tree or two. However, in Barbados, this vision of an island wedding is actually just the tip of the iceberg. In reality, a destination wedding in Barbados is much more diverse than you would imagine. The island is blessed with hundreds of stunning venues with their own unique charms, and many wedding planners who have mastered the craft of creating dreams.
If you’re in Barbados already or planning your trip to our lovely island, our concierge team has compiled a detailed list of exciting things for you to do in March! There’s something for everyone at this time of year. Sporting enthusiasts can enjoy polo, horse racing and go carting. If you’ve never been on a local hike or run, then get active and participate in a hike surrounded by interesting flora and fauna or a local 5 K Walk. History buffs will definitely enjoy historic tours of the Garrison Historic area and tunnels or a tour of the Portvale Sugar Factory to revisit the sugar production process. If you’re just here to unwind, there’s a range of local farmers markets, restaurants, cosy bars and lots of rum to keep you entertained. Go on, read on to see what’s happening in March!
Women’s Health provides our fitness buffs with “11 bucket list runs to conquer in your lifetime” and, they also recommend the perfect place to stay in Barbados – luxury beachfront villa Crystal Springs! As per the mag “be sure to experience the magic of Bajan culture and rest your tired feet at the picturesque Crystal Springs” The Barbados Marathon takes place in December 2018 and is perfect for anyone. Plan ahead to achieve all your 2018 Bucket List goals…and oh yes, stay at a private luxury villa too! Read the article here.
Our Dearest Travelers…
In reverence to the season of love and all its accompanying sentiments, we declare our love for crafting your perfect getaway. And during the month of love, we are especially eager to create a love-filled experience. Whist known for our affinity to wow with our selection of perfect holiday homes, we are also purveyors of lounging beside turquoise waters, sipping sturdy rum punches, and indulging in all the fancies of pure island luxury. Therefore, we recommend you consider our six top runners for having the most romantic getaway yet.
The UltraVilla team was featured in the Food & Travel section of House Home & Garden. In their article “ The Perfect Match” not only do they highlight the newly built beachfront villa in Barbados - Hemingway House; they give valuable insight into the background of UltraVilla.” Read the article here to learn about “the birth of UltraVilla.” The team at Blue Sky Luxury is extremely proud to partner with, and be named as one of UltraVilla’s premier holiday rental destinations in Barbados!
Exciting events are happening in Barbados in the month of love and we’re happy to provide you with information on some of the most exciting events! Whether you’re a polo or cricket fan, a lover of local heritage festivals or a true culture buff, we have lots of events going on. From sporting, entertainment, cultural and, of course, restaurants, there’s Something Happening in Barbados!
Bridgetown: The island’s capital. Home of the third oldest parliament in the Americas. The centre of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Bridgetown really needs no introduction. But, for the sake of this article, we will force ourselves to do it justice in words.
If you’re looking to travel soon for your annual holiday or you’re simply trying to escape the winter blues then come to Barbados to experience true Barbadian culture. Your holiday could become one of the most exciting trips yet - even if you’ve visited the island already! Unlock the secret treasures of Barbados and read on to learn all about the Annual Sugar & Rum Season 2018!