Jordana Reuben Yechiel reveals how to make the most of the social scene on the celebrity favourite island of Barbados this Christmas. Whether you are looking for the perfect place to party or enjoying a luxury yacht charter in the Caribbean the island has plenty to offer….
Where to stay in Barbados
Christmas in Barbados is heaven. The infamous Sandy Lane Hotel is the starting point for the ultimate jet-set traveller. You’ll need deep pockets but, if not staying, you could settle for the fantastic buffet lunch and water sports on its beach. And rub shoulders with Sir Philip Green and Simon Cowell while you are at it.
Alternatively Coral Reef Club is gorgeous, family-oriented hotel is run by the O’Haras. Stay in a Luxury Plantation Suite or, if a family, rent one of its villas. And don’t miss the Thursday night barbecue.
If you are looking for a no-kid zone then back at the House or, for an off-the-beaten-track option, book one of the few suites the Lone Star restaurant has to offer. Right on the beach and next to one of the best restaurants on the island, it’s a win-win.
If you fancy spending Christmas at sea then there are still luxury yachts available to charter for the holiday season.
Where to sunbathe in Barbados
Tender into Lone Star and spend the afternoon anchored outside the Fairmont Royal Pavilion next door, soaking up the rays on its stunning beach.