Travel and Rentals

One of the best ways to get around the island is by the 'reggae' bus.

Travelling around Barbados is easy and villa and apartment rental is the best way to stay

Getting to Barbados is easy with direct international flights from London and Manchester in the UK and regular services from the USA and Canada. The quality of the luxury villas and apartments available to rent in Barbados is such that you won't want to leave your home-from-home but once on island, why not hire a car or hop on a yellow reggae bus to get the most from your visit.

Designer Shopping in Barbados: Limegrove Lifestyle Centre

by Lisa Hammerton

Mention the words “retail therapy” or “designer brands” or combine these words into a sentence whilst on holiday in Barbados and my husband, Mark will run for the hills, a beach or possibly a rum shack. But I see things a little differently and when the Limegrove Lifestyle Centre appeared, it seemed almost overnight, in Holetown I had to go and investigate – many times.

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Barbados Airport Fast Track Services

by Mark Hammerton

After landing at Grantley Adams airport we were welcomed by a delightful lady called Autumn who was waiting for us just before the Immigration Hall. She scooped us up and whisked us along a Fast Track lane to an empty desk, completely by-passing the lengthy queue and even arranging for a baggage porter while we had our passports stamped.

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How to Get Married in Barbados? Plan your Perfect Wedding Day

by Mark Hammerton

We are pleased to have been involved with the organisation of a number of weddings on the island and we would be happy to advise on the most suitable venue for your own event. We can also put you in touch with our partner for wedding planning on the island Malissa Blackman who runs Weddings by Malissa and is one of the best known and most trusted wedding planners in Barbados.

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Barbados Villas for Rent - Our Recommendations

by Mark Hammerton

Renting a villa in Barbados is one of the most popular ways of staying on the island but the choice of Barbados villa rentals is so extensive that it can become a little bewildering. We hope that our selection of Barbados villas and apartments will be a good starting point – all have been visited by us and have been selected for inclusion in our programme – but we have also put together a few pointers which we hope will help you get your ideas together before you book your next stay in Barbados.

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A Bigger, Better Supermarket in Holetown

by Mark Hammerton

After 11 months of work and an estimated spend of BDS$ 45 million, the new Massy supermarket has just opened in Holetown on the site of the old Sunset Crest store. We are in Barbados at the moment and (along with hundreds of others) were soon through the doors on the first day, curious to take a look inside and see where we would be doing most of our food shopping on island over the next few years.

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Mark & Lisa Hammerton

Mark and Lisa Hammerton

We are Mark and Lisa Hammerton and we are lucky enough to spend our time organising villa and apartment holidays to the wonderful Caribbean island of Barbados.

We have been involved with the travel industry for most of our working lives but fell in love with Barbados after many visits and ended up buying a second home there.

We would love to talk to you about the island and our selection of wonderful properties and, as our priority is matching the right property to your requirements, we will always be open and honest in what we have to say.

Mark & Lisa

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