About BarbadosBarbados is a coral island covering 166 square miles. The island is home to magnificent Caribbean properties, which including Barbados real estate and Barbados villas.
The Barbados villas market offers spectacular Barbados villas and Barbados real estate on the beach front as well as a golf resort, marina community and the well-known David Lloyd tennis community. World class golf courses are designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. and Tom Fazio.
The most recent luxury Barbados villas development is the exclusive Lion Castle Polo Estate, offering prime Barbados real estate lots overlooking a world class polo field with unsurpassed views across the rolling countryside and surrounding crystal waters of the Caribbean Sea.
From the early 1900s Barbados became fashionable as a vacation destination in the Caribbean and this trend has continued over the years. Therefore, it is not surprising that the value of Barbados property, Barbados real estate and Barbados villas have increased considerably over the last five years with the development of the Port St. Charles Marina, new golf courses and Barbados villas communities. The rental market for Barbados villas, both long and short-term has also benefited.
Barbados property and Barbados villas on the West Coast of the island feature beautiful coral beaches with fine white sand along the blue-green Caribbean coast. Coral reefs surround the Barbados property shoreline and offer excellent snorkeling and Scuba Diving. In contrast, owners of Barbados villas on the East Coast enjoy vast stretches of beautiful beaches pounded by the Atlantic Ocean. The constant breeze of the trade winds gives Barbados villas owners a mild yet pleasant tropical climate.
Barbados features some of the best-preserved colonial architecture in the Caribbean. The St Nicholas Abbey, built in 1650 of brick and limestone, when many of the structures on the North American continent were made of timber, has recently been restored to its former glory and daily tours offer a glimpse into the past when sugar was king, making fortunes and empires. St. Nicholas Abbey is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.