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Seduced in Barbados

Whether sailing in an island Regatta, taking a safari, surfing world-class waves, or watching polo tournaments and legendary horse races, let distinctly Barbados experiences drive you. There’s all kinds of ways to celebrate in Bim, short for Bimshire, this winter. Explore underground caves. Discover the last remaining examples of Jacobean architecture in the Western hemisphere. Or simply sit and contemplate one-thousand-year-old trees that witnessed the rise and fall of slavery and empires.

Your family has the enviable job of deciding whether to seek high adventure or practice what Barbados is a perfect oasis for – the art of doing nothing, as only white wicker verandas and sweeping Caribbean views and breezes will allow. Walk the island’s pink sand beaches, even more colourful at sunrise or sunset.

When sweeping views and world-class cuisine calls, Camelot Restaurant at Cobblers Cove Barbados is sure to please. An exceptional menu offers locally sourced ingredients with five-star rated food and wine at the ocean front. The hotel is the perfect place to launch a winter getaway in the kind of luxury suites only a private island paradise can provide, with stunning jungle-like gardens featuring a giant fig tree, green monkeys and ocean vistas beyond compare.

The azure sea winks through the coral-pink Great House upon your arrival. An oasis where candlelit dinners are just as common as swimming with the turtles combining a family-friendly feel in an exquisite setting. Originally owned by a sugar-cane planting family, they named their home Camelot because it reflected their dream, a magic place to leave the cares of the world behind. Over seventy years later you can become part of history by finding your Camelot in the same way and enjoy watching the Cobbler bird, still fishing outside the hotel. www.cobblerscove.com

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