Honeymoons in Barbados
A honeymoon is naturally full of romance and exciting new beginnings so why not take in the warmth and vibrancy of a beautiful tropical island such as Barbados. It retains much of its English heritage and today, cricket is still the Island's favourite sport. Why not book into one of the stunning hotel resorts and surrender yourselves to the magic of Barbados.
If you're after more than just sea, sun and sand, Barbados has a wealth of exciting diversions, and with regular flights from South Africa, you could be starting the adventure of a lifetime in just over 36 hours. If you both love diving why not take a diving expedition in the shipwreck capital of the Caribbean or perhaps a sail boat tour where you can enjoy the sight of leatherback turtles frolicking in the inland reefs. To rejuvenate yourselves after an exhausting time of planning, there are plenty of spa retreats which may appeal to you. The island is also full of lush foliage and fauna and the best way to appreciate it is to take a simple stroll along a coastal path where a constant gentle breeze will help cool you down. No trip to Barbados is complete without trying the local rum which is believed to be the oldest distilled spirit in Barbados. Wind down your day with a rum punch, and the backdrop of the sun setting on a beautiful beach, now that really is a tropical paradise. With so much to see and do, the memories of your honeymoon in Barbados will stay with you forever.
When it comes to choosing the perfect honeymoon location for you both as a couple you need to take into account both your personalities and likes. If you're dreaming of a mixture of sun, sea and sand, coupled with days of exciting adventures, then why not consider Barbados. Stay at one of the gorgeous hotel resorts and experience all that Barbados has to offer.
If you're after a tropical paradise where there are also plenty of things to do and see, then why not consider Barbados for your honeymoon destination. Lying in the south of the Caribbean, Barbados was once known as Little England and still upholds its British heritage. You can see a Statue of Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson standing in Trafalgar Square, Bridgetown or watch a game of cricket. Explore the historically important town of Bridgetown and shop in some excellent stores. Check out the largest collection of rare English cannons in the world and visit a stunning Jacobean Mansion. If you fancy something a little more adventurous try your hand at kite surfing or take a 4 x 4 safari. With so much to do during your honeymoon in Barbados you'll be left with enough memories to last a lifetime.
Key Facts for Barbados
Currency: Barbadian dollar
Flight time: 6 hours from Toronto
When to Honeymoon in Barbados
When to go :
The best time to visit Barbados is during the cooler, drier months of late winter and early spring.
Flight Information :
Barbados is approx 8 hours from London with direct flights operated by British Airways and Virgin Atlantic.
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Getting Married in Barbados
If you're dreaming of a romantic tropical wedding then why not consider Barbados. With more than 70 miles of beaches and 166 square miles of stunning scenery, couples holding their weddings abroad in Barbados have more than their fair share of stunning ceremony venues and honeymoon locations to choose from. Whether you want to get married in a church, on the beach, in a historical house or in the middle of stunning tropical gardens, Barbados makes your dreams a reality.
Getting married in Barbados is easy and there is no minimum time of residency required, so you can tie the knot the very next day after your arrival, if you want to. Applications for a Marriage Licence must be made by both parties at the office of the Ministry of Home Affairs. You will both need to take with you valid passports, original birth certificates and the airline tickets you used to arrive in Barbados as well as your return tickets. The cost is BD$150.00 payable in cash plus $25 stamp fee. To learn more visit http://www.visitbarbados.org/
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