Monthly Archive for Jan, 2019
Experience the Magic of Messel by visiting Fustic House, a historical 11-acre estate perched on a coral ridge in St. Lucy! Boasting unforgettable views, this grand estate will be open to the public for an Open House programme presented by the Barbados National Trust. Visitors will be in for a treat as the team at Blue Sky Luxury will be on hand to share details on this exclusive vacation home that is a part of our flagship portfolio! Come meet our team, have a delicious sno cone or take a picture for your loved ones battling the icy weather! Click here for a preview of Fustic House - a stunning Barbados holiday home!
The distinctive sound of the bat cracking against the leathery ball, lively cheers and thunderous appeals have started to fill the air around the legendary Kensington Oval as 2019 opens with a bang for lovers of the island’s national sport. The England tour of the West Indies kicked off in Barbados from January 23 to January 27 with the first test match, and the island has already welcomed scores of British visitors making the pilgrimage to the cricketing Mecca of the Caribbean.
Only an earshot away from luxury vacation rentals Palm Beach and Margate Gardens, chic new number the Blue Pineapple has unveiled it's uniqueness. Set out on a manicured lawn on the Hastings boardwalk and featuring elements from Asia and the Mediterranean, the lounge/ restaurant is almost completely outdoors except for its covered dining area; which is ideally suited for larger parties. With most of the seating having been designed purely for lounging on, you can literally kick off your shoes and just relax.
January may be over but the excitement doesn't have to be! If you haven't already indulged in the thrills and frills of Barbados Sailing Week - or even if you have, there's some more exhilarating water-sporting action via deAction Waterman Beach Festival up ahead. Or maybe you just want to make this Barbados beach holiday even more breathtaking by booking Microlight Aerial Tour's Open Air Cockpit Flight to find yourself locked in extraordinary enchanting views of the island. Whatever blows your hair back most, our Concierge Can team is on call to expedite.
If Kit Braden’s wife Rose hadn’t suffered from a winter cough, the couple’s present life might have been very different. Having never given much thought to the Caribbean – after all, he is chairman of the Provençal beauty company L’Occitane and has spent much time in the Mediterranean – the extended family took a house on the beach at Prickly Bay, Grenada, for the winter of 2012-13. It offered sunshine and warmth and a chance for that cough to clear up.
Video compliments Barbados Sailing Week.
Barbados Sailing Week takes place from January 16th to 24th, 2019! And our team is SO excited. From coastal races to the round the island race...we're looking forward to seeing who wins their weight in Mount Gay Extra Old Rum!
What’s on your mind for 2019? Whatever you decide, if you want to take your new year’s resolution to the next level - while making fond memories and stirring up a bit of holiday envy - Barbados is the place to do it! Here are the top five resolutions you can make - and keep - in Barbados!