Almond Beach Village: Fave local family friendly resort

Planning a trip to Barbados? Read up on this review of Almond Beach Village ( in Barbados for what you need to know about the hotel, accommodations, restaurants, and more.

Almond Beach Village: Where the locals go for holidays

View from Balcony at Almond Beach Village, Barbados

Rooms with a view: Many of the rooms have balconies, some which offer a view of the resort’s garden landscape and others that look out onto the beach and the ocean.  These are definitely worth the extra cost!  

Oceanview room at Almond Beach Village, Barbados

Great for families: With a full-service nursery as well as an indoor and outdoor recreation areas and pools for kids, Almond Beach Village does a great job keeping kids entertained – not to mention out of the way of other vacationers.  Rooms are comfortable and offer lots of space for families.

New complex at Almond Beach Village, Barbados

Large resort property: If you’re looking for a great resort experience, this is it and even locals enjoy staying here. With 395 rooms, the property is huge with numerous apartment blocks spread through its 32 acres on Barbados’ Platinum coast. You won’t be get bored here but don’t leave anything in your room because it can be a trek to get to/from your room to the resort’s restaurants and other areas.  Part of the resort is adults-only while the other side is better for families.

Swimming with turtles in Barbados

Swimming with turtles and other activities are all part of the all-inclusive package at Almond Beach Village.  Here, you can snorkel, sail, snorkel, water ski, windsurf, fish, golf – but one of the most unique activities is swimming with leatherback turtles in a nearby cove. 

Great spot for day trips: Located on the island’s west coast, the Beach Village is a great launching pad for day trips through Barbados to spots like St. John’s, Bathsheba, Bridgetown, St. Lawrence Gap, Oistins, visiting rum distilleries, 4×4 off roading, catamaran cruising, and more.

Making roti at Enid's, Almond Beach Village in Barbados

Cooking classes at Enid’s Café: Skip lunch and go for a cooking class at Enid’s to get a taste of traditional Caribbean cooking.  Enid’s was named after a local Bajan spot, a “greasy spoon” that would serve Caribbean comfort foods like pork chops, fried chicken, and etc.  As local as you can get, you’ll see how to make roti and other foods, sample and taste, and have recipes to take home.

Beach at Almond Beach Village, Barbados

Picturesque wedding venues: With 32 acres to work with, Almond Beach Village offers tons of options for those looking to have a destination wedding.  The most sought-out site is the Beach Village’s old plantation mill, offering couples a tropical yet historical setting for their wedding.

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