5 Top Tips for a Honeymoon in Barbados

CONGRATULATIONS! You’re tying the knot!

When looking for a dreamy honeymoon destination, it doesn’t get better than the tropical island of Barbados. A sunny island, rich in culture & history, with a kind of magic that never leaves your soul. If you’re doing research into a honeymoon in Barbados, you’ve landed in the place!

So with that being said, we invite you to read through our guide to the Top 5 Tips for a Honeymoon in Barbados…

1. Book a your stay with The Dream Villas Barbados:

If you’re on the hunt for a romantic honeymoon in Barbados, we have the perfect match. Each of our 7 beachfront rental villas are located on the exclusive Merlin Bay Complex. Merlin Bay Barbados offers unequalled privacy, and peacefulness – a contrast to the bustling atmosphere of popular hotels.

We understand that a honeymoon destination needs to be located close to the best hot spots. Our Merlin Bay rental villas are situated within the stunning St James neighbourhood – a popular destination for celebs due to its beauty, tranquility, and safety. When staying with The Dream Villas Barbados at Merlin Bay, you are within walking distance from all of the best bars, restaurants, shops, and nightlife.

Explore each of our Merlin Bay Barbados villas here!

Read our blog for all the amazing reasons to stay with us – https://thedream-barbados.com/2021/11/09/top-5-reasons-for-staying-in-a-merlin-bay-barbados-villa-rental/

2. Make the most of the island:

Barbados is often top of the destination honeymoon list, and for all good reasons.

Barbados boasts incredible beauty, and an unmatched feel-good vibe – home to sandy beaches, unpolluted waters, natural wildlife, and palm trees aplenty. Be sure to make the most of the different beaches around the island!

Read our guide to the best beaches on the West Coast of Barbados – https://thedream-barbados.com/2021/12/13/best-beaches-on-the-west-coast-barbados/

Picturesque beaches & sunbathing aside, Barbados also offers some amazing attractions & day trips! Think prestigious golf clubs, shopping sprees, rum tours, and excursions.

Check out our Top 10 Barbados Travel Recommendations for fun things to do during your stay – https://thedream-barbados.com/2021/04/07/top10barbadostravelrecommendations/

3. Book sunset dinners at amazing local restaurants:

If you follow us on social media (@thedreamvillasbarbados), you’ll see us singing the praises of so many fabulous local businesses. Being wined & dined is always such a treat, and a sunset dinner in Barbados is not an opportunity to be missed. Why not head out for a couple of rum punch cocktails following your romantic dinner? Nothing brings tropical vibes quite like a beach bar!

Check out our recommendations for our the best bars & restaurants in Barbados.

To get the best experience possible out of your romantic dinner date, we suggest making a reservation – especially on weekends!

4. Spend a night under the stars on your private terrace / balcony:

So because you’ll be staying in one of our Merlin Bay villas, you’ll want to take some time to really make the most of that little slice of paradise. We really encourage our guests to be selfish and take some ‘me time’ when staying with us. There are countless ways to enjoy a peaceful pool day, especially when you have your pick of the large lagoon pool, or your own private plunge pool. Did we mention that the beach is just steps away too?

After your day of R&R at The Merlin Bay complex, we’d highly recommend hiring a private chef, and eating on your own terrace/balcony overlooking the Caribbean ocean. Our chefs are incredible, and will happily whip up a delicious Bajan feast for to indulge in. Many of our guests tell us just how much they loved eating in at their villas – a luxurious experience that requires minimal fuss & effort to enjoy.

Organising your private chef is super simple, and can be arranged during the booking process. Of course any last minute dinner plans will need to be coordinated through Celeste, our wonderful House Manager.

After you’ve sampled some traditional Bajan cuisine, a dip in your private plunge pool makes for the perfect way to end the night. Don’t forget your rum punch, or tipple of choice! Gaze into the sky, get lost in the stars, and let all your cares slip away…

5. Book a private boat day – incredibly romantic!:

An activity that’s sure to impress, and something not to be missed during your honeymoon in Barbados! Boat days are just divine, and there’s something so wonderful about floating peacefully on the Caribbean waters.

Barbados offers 70 miles of pollution-free, crystal clear, azure waters – meaning you can feel safe to take a dive in. Keep your eyes peeled for wild dolphins, turtles, and even humpback whales (season dependant).

We highly recommend the fabulous Seaduced Barbados for a luxury, private charter experience.

We hope you found our honeymoon hints & tips helpful – there really is nothing quite like a honeymoon in Barbados, and we’d love to welcome you to our villas.

Happy honeymooning!

Nutmeg at Merlin Bay

Merlin Bay Villas Barbados

Seven 3-bed beachfront apartments. Each of these Barbados rental villas has a private plunge pool, along with a larger, quiet, communal pool and beach access.

Happy travels!

The Dream Villas team

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