Colorful houses on the beach in Barbados

South Coast Vacations: Beautiful Barbados

The South Coast of Barbados is home to the island’s capital city, Bridgetown. This UNESCO World Heritage city is known for its historic British colonial buildings, its stunning Parliament Building, and the oldest Jewish synagogue in the Western Hemisphere. Enjoy the duty-free shopping on Swan Street and Broad Street. Snorkel the shipwrecks of Carlisle Bay, and watch for sea turtles. Whether you’re looking for a honeymoon in the sun or want to escape the winter with a warm family vacation, your Liberty Travel consultant can craft you a South Coast vacation package that’s just your pace.

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South Coast at a Glance

Currency: Barbadian or Bajan Dollar, $ (BBD)

Tipping Customs: Your all-inclusive resort may suggest tipping customs while you are there. Should a service charge not be included when dining at a restaurant, 10-15% is customary.

Language: English

Popular Drink: Rum punch

Must Eat: Fish fry

Power Up: A or B (two or three-prong) 120 V


Weather: It’s generally warm and sunny all year round with an average daytime high of 75-85°F, cooled by trade winds.

Best Time to Visit: December-June is a popular time to visit as it is dry, though February-April is considered the peak season.

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Historic architecture in South Coast Barbados

Top Things to Do in the South Coast

Snorkel or Dive a Shipwreck
The shipwrecks in Carlisle Bay draw a range of marine animals, from sea turtles, to octopus, eels, and tropical fish.

Shop Tax-Free
Barbados is a tax-free shopping haven; browse Broad Street, where you’ll find jewelers and boutiques; find fashions on Swan Street, or visit the Pelican Craft Centre for local handicrafts.

Take a Walk Through Historic Bridgetown
Bridgetown is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll the historic architecture, visiting the Parliament Building, the Jewish synagogue, St. Mary’s Church, and the Chamberlain Bridge.

Adventures at Dover Beach
Get a surf lesson at Dover Beach, rent a jet ski, or try wind surfing.

Take a Rum Tour
Mount Gay Rum offers a tour with tastings of the South Coast’s legendary rum.

Traditional fruit from South Coast Barbados

South Coast vacation packages: True Barbados the Liberty Travel Way

Whether you want to snorkel a shipwreck or enjoy an all-inclusive beach vacation, Liberty Travel’s consultants can create a South Coast vacation package crafted just for you.

When you book with us, you get:

  • Real People. More than a travel agent, your South Coast consultant is a fellow traveler with a passion to help you see the world.
  • Perfect Match. We’ll pair you with a destination expert who has insider knowledge of the South Coast for a truly personalized booking experience.
  • Crafted Vacations. Stay in hand-selected hotels. Get connected with local guides and enriching experiences. Choose from among our exclusive South Coast vacation packages, including our Escapes.
  • Support. With 24/7 support, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

We know the South Coast. Leave the planning to us.

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You are unique, and so is your trip. When you book with Liberty Travel, we match you with an expert best suited to design a vacation just for you.

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