Barbados Holidays: The Barbadian Sporting Life

With the London Olympics 2012 just months away, those in a sporty frame of mind come the holiday season may well be looking for a holiday destination that caters for their desire to experience a variety of sporting activities amidst a backdrop of paradise and splendour.

As a direct result of the Barbadian government’s decision to introduce a policy of sport-based tourism, the Island’s sporting calendar is bursting at the seams all year round, providing opportunities aplenty for holidaying visitors to take part both as a spectator and active participant December Global Holidays .

Barbados is home to an impressive collection of world-class golf courses and resorts that cater for the recreational golfer as well as the more seriously inclined practitioner. Their number includes Royal Westmoreland, Sandy Lane, Rockley Golf Club, and Apes Hill Golf Club, which is also the newest in the Caribbean.

The Apes Hill Club opened in December 2009 and in its short existence has built its reputation to become the premier golfing destination in the Caribbean. Corresponding closely with the sporting enthusiast’s desire for ‘splendour’ mentioned earlier, Apes Hill can be found in the very centre of Barbados, surrounded by 470 acres, a third of which is used for golf and the rest as a scenic montage of meadows, forests and quarries.

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