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Silver Sands Holidays

Peace and tranquility is yours for the taking when you make a decision to spend your holiday in Silver Sands, Barbados. To be precise, Silver Sands is located on the southern part of Barbados and when you are there you are always close to beaches that would tempt you one of which is the Silver Sands beach which is known for its powdery white sands.

The weather in Silver Sands is always a decent one and while the heat may be unbearable in other parts of the island or raining in the next, Silver Sands always seem to have a welcoming weather where there is a steady flow of cool ocean breeze. The weather also contributes to a great time spent on the beach either windsurfing or swimming.

Beaches aside though, it is a rewarding experience to staying in Silver Sands for it is a well-known secluded resort that offers all the amenities that you can possibly imagine plus it is filled with many holiday homes and hotels. You will find that life in Silver Sands is unhurried since it is far away from the madding crowd. If you must stray a little however, you can do so in some of the neighbouring towns which include Bridgetown, Oistins and Speightstown.

The convenience of staying at Silver Sands puts you upfront and centre to a host of attractions including a few historic sites and museums as well. One of these historic sites is the South Point lighthouse which has been in existence since the year 1852. It is hard to miss this lighthouse not just for its height of 89ft but its red and white horizontal colours are hard to miss. You can visit this site and tour the lighthouse; you just would not be able to get into the tower as it has been closed.

Some six miles from Silver Sands over at Codrington Hill in St. Michaels is the Tyrol Cot Barbados Heritage Village . The village occupies the home of the Prime Minister of the Federation of the West Indies Sir. Grantley Adams, a home that has been around since the mid 1800s. Barbados National Trust is responsible for the upkeep of the heritage village and when you visit you would see that there are rooms that are still decorated with some of Sir. Adams' antique furniture. More than that, the heritage village showcases artwork from artists and craftsmen and if you are looking to purchase souvenir items, you would be happy to know that they stock a range of items including leather products, clothing, artwork and ceramics items to name a few.

Things to do in Silver Sands

Stop dreaming about it; book now for that luxurious holiday where you could combine relaxation with some play at Silver Sands. Boasting miles and miles of beaches and luxurious hotels and holiday apartments, it truly does not get any better than this. As the pride of Barbados, Silver Sands is the premiere place to come if you want good winds for windsurfing or even for when enjoying your favourite water-sports activities.

Beaches abound when you stay in Silver Sands and you will definitely have a lot to choose from. One thing that you appreciate though is that the beaches are very private and secluded and more times than likely the only patrons there are those who are staying at the nearby hotels in Silver Sands. Speaking of accommodation, Silver Sands has a host of really luxurious hotels and holiday apartments, the hotels which have three to five star ratings. The holiday apartments are waterfront properties with easy access to the pool and it also feature one to four bedroom apartments some with a view of the ocean from the balcony.

There is also the upscale Silver Sands Resort Hotel where you can go golfing or even play a game of tennis. And if your crowning glory needs a makeover then you can also check out the beauty salon where a knowledgeable and friendly staff is waiting to serve you.

For additional convenience there is a mini mart there where you can go shopping for your nick-knacks or your souvenir items as they sell authentic Caribbean clothing there. And when your evening calls for a night dining out, you can choose to eat at any one of the three restaurants at Silver Sands or you can journey out of the area to other places where you would get an array of dishes including Barbados and International cuisines. Since Oistins is close to Silver Sands, you can make your way down there each Friday for their popular Bajan Fish Fry, a Friday event that predominantly showcases Bajan food at its best.

Usually in Barbados, the night is still young even at midnight for you can various clubs and discos that you can visit for a night of fun with your friends. The Boatyard is one such place where the groove is always steady, it is a beach club that is definitely worth trying. Next head down to St. Lawrence Gap at the Whistling Frog situated at Time Out At the Gap hotel. Here you can always find a live band to listen to whether the genre is reggae, calypso or even jazz.