Discover Barbados

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Discover Barbados

£799
Duration: from 8 days
Countries: Barbados
Seeking adventure, sun, luxury and some of the world’s finest food? The Explore Barbados tour has all of this and so much more. Discover the history of this fantastic Caribbean island today!
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Discover Barbados

Why While We Are Young?

While We Are Young is a revolutionary new way to experience some of the world's most stunning destinations your way, on your terms with a great group of people. Our philosophy is simple - find some of the world's most beautiful, vibrant, buzzing destinations then get the inside track from local gurus on the best beaches, bars, and all-round eye-popping adventures you'll remember for years to come. You might find yourself kite-surfing off a Barbadian beach, cruising round Havana in a vintage car checking out the best bars, or shark cage diving off the South African coast. You've worked hard. It's time to seize the moment - while you are young!

 

 


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Day 1

On arrival at Grantley Adams Airport, you will be greeted by one of our WWAY Gurus, who will welcome you with either an ice cold Banks beer or water. From here, you will be whisked off by private transfer to The Hilton Barbados resort, one of the most luxurious and highly rated hotels on the island.

After our Guru checks you in, you’re free to spend the evening as you please, why not hit the beach (the quickest a visitor has ever made it from his room to the beach is 45 seconds), have a drink by the pool or visit a local restaurant for a traditional Bajan Dinner.

Included: Welcome Drink, Wi-Fi , Hotel Check In with Guru, All Transfers

Day 2

Wake up, open the curtains and experience the definition of bliss as you look out from your ocean view balcony room onto the clear blue waters of the Caribbean. After a delicious breakfast, catch up at the morning briefing with your Guru. This is a great chance to meet some of the other people in the group and find out more about Barbados.

After the short briefing, you’ll take the 5 minute walk with your Guru to the paddle boarding center to have your first taste of Barbados’ water-sports. Seeing the island from the ocean is like a glimpse of paradise, and keep your eyes open for the colorful sea life.

Your WWAY Guru is on hand to take great shots of you from the beach so you don’t miss out on any magical moments, and they’ll make sure photos are sent to you once you’re home for no extra cost

When you get back the day is yours to command. Why not take a ride on a jet ski or go into town for a hearty Bajan Lunch (one of the greatest West Indian curry shops is only a short distance away and is a definitive highlight.)

Included: Continental Breakfast, Paddle Board Hire, Photos

Day 3

Today is the Ultimate photo opportunity for all of our guests regardless of what boat tour you will be on. We have two boats, The Jolly Roger (September Trips) and Jammin’(October & November). After breakfast, you will be whisked away to experience either cruise.

Jammin is one of the newest recreational catamarans cruising the coastal waters of Barbados. This eye-catching 63-ft. craft has all the ingredients necessary for a fun day in the sun! The Jammin’ crew, with their dynamic personalities and friendly dispositions, ensure a truly extraordinary day on the water. Jammin provides buffet meals onboard and a well stocked bar. In the water activities include swimming with the turtles and snorkeling.

Let JOLLY ROGER 1 Pirate Ship take you back 300 years. Imagine a time when pirates roamed the Caribbean Seas on this pirate ship with the huge scarlet sail billowing with the skull and crossbones flag. By combining a scenic sailing cruise in crystal clear waters, with tropical sunshine & cooling Caribbean breezes, topped off with pulsating calypso music, cultural entertainment, great food and barrels of the captains ‘Pirate Rum Punch’ ...you are guaranteed the best time on the high seas. Join the pirates for a enjoyable time snorkelling and swimming with the sea turtles, or just suntan on the top deck. For the adventurous, you can rope-swing from the boat or be blind-folded and be made to walk the plank.

Included: All Transfers, Continental Breakfast, Snorkeling With Turtles and Shipwreck, Unlimited Alcoholic Drinks while on the boat, Lunch

Day 4

Today is the day to see Barbados, WWAY-style. You will be picked up in two 4x4’s for a private tour of the island with knowledgeable guides and Gurus pointing out the sights. This non-stop fun expedition takes in the most strikingly scenic parts of Barbados on a guided on and off-road island tour, including copious amounts of rum punch and a Bajan Buffet Lunch. Visit the Lion at Gun Hill, Edge Cliff, Bathsheba’s dramatic Atlantic breakers and rock formations, rugged terrain and exciting off-roading in Joe’s River Forest, Picturesque Cove Bay and Little Bay - a.k.a ‘window to the world’. Explore a small Rastafari community in the capital Bridgetown, purchase some hand crafted gifts for friends back home or just admire some of the street art on the side of their stores.

Once you get back to the hotel you have the rest of the day to spend relaxing on the beach or experience some of the many watersports the Hilton offers on its beach.

Included: All Transfers, Breakfast, Lunch, Island Safari Experience, WWAY Rastafari Visit, UNESCO World Heritage Property visit, Drinks

Day 5

By now you’ll know that a person from Barbados is a Bajan (not a Barbadian!) and for your 5th day in paradise, WWAY have created an exclusive Bajan Day Out just for you and your group. After breakfast and a morning soaking up the sun, you will taken to experience the Mount Gay Rum tour. This is a great chance to learn about Bajan culture and the world’s oldest rum. After a few tasters to get your taste buds in tune, you’ll be invited to take part in a cocktail making class where you can show off your mixology skills. After this, you’ll definitely be ready for lunch and the food at Mount Gay never disappoints.

After an afternoon’s rest, you’ll be ready for a night on the town like an authentic Bajan local. You’ll start the evening at Oistins Fish Fry which is the highlight of the entire island on a Friday night. Everyone comes together and enjoys a food market like no other - think the ultimate Bajan Street Food Festival. There’s drinking, there’s fabulous food and there’s lots of local music. What more could you ask for?

After supper, it’s time to move onto Harbour Lights, one of the best clubs on the island. A mix of locals and tourists create an unique atmosphere as you all party on the beach under the stars. And don’t forget, all alcoholic drinks are free when you’re in the club.

Included: All Transfers, Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Mount Gay Rum Tour, Mount Gay Cocktail Making, Oistins Experience, Harbour Lights Club Entry, Drinks at Harbour Lights

Day 6

After five days of exploring, drinking, partying and paddle-boarding, Day 6 is all about chilling out and doing your own thing. This day is dedicated exclusively to you. Enjoy what ever activities take your fancy and your Guru is standing by with advice to make one of your last days in Barbados truly unforgettable, options range from going to the world famous Cliff restaurant to shopping for presents, to just lying in a hammock overlooking the deep blue Caribbean sea.

Included: Continental Breakfast

Day 7

Today, you have the chance to experience a Bajan Rum Shop. This Bajan pub is where the locals sit down with a bottle of rum and play dominoes deep into the evening. You’ll have the chance to enjoy some great local food while enjoying a huge selection of drinks. This truly Bajan experience sums up so much of WWAY’s philosophy & it’s all about friendship, community and having fun. Join in with a game or two, and enjoy a great afternoon surrounded by an amazing group of friends.

Included: All Transfers, Continental Breakfast, Rum Shop Visit

Day 8

It’s your final day in Barbados, but we hope you’ll be back. Enjoy breakfast and catch some last minute rays or head to the shops before check-out is handled by your Guru who will help you every step of the way. Say goodbye to the friends you’ve made as you transfer to the airport -we will never forget you and we’ll be sure to keep in touch.

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