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At first glance, a name that translates to "the bearded ones" may not seem to evoke a tropical paradise like Barbados. And while the Spanish settlers surely noticed the sparkling sands and secluded coves with deep blue waters, the name comes from the bearded fig tree, a towering timber with aerial roots that languish in the air like lazy soldiers. These hauntingly elegant trees were the perfect name for this fascinating and complex place. But it isn’t just the landscapes that are stunning here, either. The friendly people and vibrant culture of this island nation are the real reason travellers from all over the world book Barbados package deals.

“Take me to that island where people celebrate in the streets in August… take me to Barbados,” wrote poet Charmaine Forde, perfectly encapsulating the jubilant spirit of this Western Caribbean enclave. Summer isn’t the only time you will find music pouring into the streets—calypso and reggae are ever-present, and to see all ages swaying along is commonplace. If you thought you’d book all-inclusive packages in Barbados and spend your getaway sunning on the beach and floating in the ocean, you may be surprised. The energy is infectious, and you’ll soon find there are many things to do in Barbados that you won’t want to miss out on.

Of course, if you do want to be waited on hand and foot, that can easily be arranged. And thanks to Travelocity’s incredible deals, it will not cost you a fortune. In fact, you can take a vacation that is as luxurious, adventurous, or exotic as you desire. We have designed special Barbados all-inclusive packages that will save you both time and money, no matter what you’re looking for. Travelocity has taken all the guesswork out of your holiday with pre-selected dates and bundled resorts, flights, car rentals, or itinerary deals, so that you can focus on what is really important: daydreaming of sunshine, sea breezes and gentle condensation sliding down the glass of your pinacolada.

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