Discover a selection of 3,000 vacation rentals in Barbados that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and kitchens. Prices start at $120 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Barbados. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Island oasis at Barbados vacation home rentals

A Caribbean paradise with beaches that belong on a postcard, Barbados is an island lover's dream, with soft white sand that warms your toes and palm trees that sway in the gentle ocean breezes. Whether you prefer to spend days on the shore soaking up the sun and shopping at local markets, or out on the turquoise waters, surfing, sailing and snorkeling, there are plenty of fun-filled activities for your Barbados getaway. When the time comes to pick your Barbados vacation rental, you'll find everything from beachside villas with pools to homes in the historic heart of Bridgetown, the capital city, with its gorgeous colonial architecture.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near vacation rentals in Barbados

Though the picture-perfect coastline certainly is a big draw to this island paradise, don't forget about the rainforest attractions to be found inland. Hunte's Garden is a favorite spot to admire lush plant life in grounds designed by a local horticulturist. Along paths lined with palms and rare exotic plants, you might encounter hummingbirds and monkeys, so keep your camera handy. You can also spot monkeys and watch them munching on bananas at nearby Welchman Hall Gully, which has a kid-friendly adventure park with zip lines, tight ropes, rope swings and a treehouse in the midst of a natural rainforest setting.


Things to do near vacation homes in Barbados

Water activities are in high supply in Barbados, with the 33-kilometer-long island surrounded by the gorgeous blue of the Caribbean and Atlantic Oceans. Bathsheba Beach is a popular spot for surfing, while families head to calmer spots like Dover Beach for swimming and playing in the waves. Snorkeling and scuba diving are big here, and you can hop on boat tours that take you to the best underwater shipwrecks and reefs where vibrant tropical fish can be found. Traveling without kids? Take a romantic sunset cruise and watch the sky change to shades of pink and orange over the glistening waters.


Local weather for the trip to vacation homes in Barbados

With sun-soaked days that stay in the 70s and 80s year-round, there's no bad time to visit Barbados, though most people tend to opt for a stay during the dry season, which runs from December through April. If you plan to visit in winter, you'll want to book your Barbados vacation rental early to ensure your dates are available, as crowds tend to be higher during this time. Even though hurricane season lasts from June through November, Barbados' eastern Caribbean locale lowers the risk, making late spring, before the summer rains set in, a great choice for a quieter stay.

Natural features

Underground adventures in Barbados

From the sandy beaches and fish-filled tropical waters that ring the island, to the lush rainforests inland, Barbados brims with stunning nature. The island has an oft-overlooked natural feature too, in the form of its limestone caves. You can visit one, Harrison's Cave, and join tram tours and eco-adventures that show off its underground features, including clear streams, pools, waterfalls and stalagmites. Animal Flower Cave on the coast is a sea cave with colorful walls and pools for swimming. After spending a day adventuring in the dark, it's just a quick hop back to your Barbados vacation rental and the warm sunlight the island is known for.

Food and drink

Must-try foods in Barbados

Barbadian cuisine is a mix of African, Portuguese, Indian, Irish, Creole, and British influences. Traditional meals consist of meat or fish marinated in herbs and spices, and hot side dishes. The national dish of Barbados is cou-cou and fried flying fish with a spicy gravy, which is available in most eateries near vacation rentals.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation homes in Barbados

Barbados boasts unique attractions for a romantic couple’s retreat. Vacation homes are available near places like Harrison’s Cave, a limestone cavern with streams, pools, and rock formations to explore, and Carlisle Bay, a marine bay with turquoise waters and relics like anchors and cannonballs. You may also like the Animal Flower Cave, an ocean cave with steps leading inside, a coral floor, and natural rock pools.

How many vacation rentals are available around Barbados?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 3,140 vacation rentals around Barbados. From 485 house rentals to 1,382 villa rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a seaside property in Barbados?

Crystal clear waters, smooth sands and blue skies as your backdrop. If this is your own personal heaven, now's your chance to totally bliss out. Vrbo has 1,176 vacation rentals by the beach to check out. Alternatively, you might be after another style of setting. Vrbo has stacks of rental options to choose from, including:

  • 1,121 beach vacation rentals.
  • 776 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 665 beachfront vacation rentals.

Can I rent a villa in Barbados?

It's time to do as the glitterati do and spend your nights in a private villa with your squad. Privacy, space and style await. Best of all, you don't need the bank balance of Beyonce and Jay Z to afford it. In this destination, there are 1,276 options to pick from. Prices start from $60 a night. Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other popular rental types, such as:

  • Apartment: 727 vacation homes. Prices start from $34 per night.
  • House: 528 vacation homes. Prices start from $48 per night.
  • Condo: 280 vacation homes. Prices start from $72 per night.

Can I stay in Barbados in a large group?

Getaways with your friends and family can be so much fun, especially when you're sleeping under the same roof somewhere entirely new! If you're visiting with a large group, Vrbo can help. Presently, villa vacation homes are the latest thing for big groups of visitors here, and you'll find 451 available on our database. The rental property options that are suitable for large groups around here include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 1,334 vacation homes ideal for that size. Book a night for as little as $58.
  • Keen to find somewhere for 8 guests? We have 562 that will serve you well. You can book one for as little as $52 a night.
  • Seeking vacation rentals to suit 10 people? You'll be delighted to learn we have 231 that will fit the bill. You can secure one from just $227 a night.

You and your crew will be more than satisfied when you book your Barbados travels through us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Barbados?

Vrbo has a range of great cost-conscious rentals. Treat your family to a lavish meal out or stay for a few extra days with all the cash leftover. Saint Martins is a fantastic area to consider if you want to keep a handle on your budget. Vrbo has 759 rentals, and the average price is an agreeable $194 per night. You'll find another 721 Vrbo rentals awaiting you in or around Ocean City. The average price in this area is $202 per night.

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