Barbados is more than just the birthplace of rum and Rihanna. The Caribbean island is known for its tropical beaches, world-class surf, flying fish, and deliciously spicy cuisine, and it’s one of the best islands in the Caribbean for a relaxing getaway. From sprawling luxury villas to a lavish penthouse, these are the Airbnb Barbados rentals to keep in mind for your next much-needed vacation.

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The best Barbados Airbnbs for solo travelers and couples

1. Villa with massive pool

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Located in King Beach village, close to Mullins Beach and St. Peter’s bay, this villa comes with a spacious indoor and outdoor dining section and its own en-suite bathroom. It also has access to a huge communal swimming pool, in addition to being just a two-minute walk from the beach.

Two guests, one bedroom
Price: $195 per night

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2. Townhouse with private pool and sun garden

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This townhouse comes with a sun garden and private pool that extends out from the kitchen-dining area. There’s also a private rooftop deck with a BBQ, outdoor kitchen, and dining terrace overlooking the ocean.

Two guests, one bedroom
Price: $374 per night

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3. Romantic modern condo with enclosed patio

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Perfect for a romantic getaway, this condo is perched three floors above the ocean with access to a cozy halfmoon beach with stunning sunset views. There’s also a swimming pool on the property, and you’ll be within easy walking distance to the restaurants and shops of the St. Lawrence Gap neighborhood.

Two guests, one bedroom
Price: $260 per night

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4. Contemporary house on the Platinum Coast

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This updated apartment is within walking distance of the beach and some of the island’s most popular restaurants, like The Cliff, The Tides, and Cin Cin By The Sea. If you happen to be staying through the weekend, there’s also a street party every Sunday night on the nearby 2nd street that you really can’t pass up.

Four guests, two bedrooms
Price: $214 per night

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5. Stylish studio across from the beach

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This modern studio is located in a beachfront development just steps from one of the island’s most beautiful beaches. You’ll also be able to enjoy a private garden of palm trees and tropical flowers, and the shared plunge pool, outdoor shower, and BBQ.

Two guests, one bedroom
Price: $111 per night

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6. Conveniently-located apartment near shops and beach

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Located right in the heart of Holetown, this apartment is within easy walking distance to coffee shops, bars, restaurants, and most importantly, the beach. One of the most convenient Airbnb Barbados rentals, it’s also surrounded by gardens, making for a peaceful relaxation space, and is just a few minutes away from the Sunset Beach Club’s communal swimming pool.

Two guests, one bedroom
Price: $95 per night

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The best Barbados Airbnbs for small groups and families

7. Condo with sea views

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Sugar Hill condos are located on 50 acres of land with sea views, and just a five-minute drive of some of the island’s best beaches, shops, and restaurants. The Sugar Hill resort offers access to tennis courts, a fitness center, bar, restaurant, and shared swimming pools, and with Holetown just a short drive away, there’s plenty to keep you busy without venturing too far from the accommodation.

Four guests, two bedrooms
Price: $333 per night

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8. Oceanfront mansion with infinity pool

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If staying in a literal mansion on a Caribbean island is on your bucket list, look no further than this oceanfront property. Hector’s House is one of the most luxurious Airbnb Barbados rentals, coming equipped with an infinity pool overlooking the gardens and cliffs, a deck with space for dining and lounging, and a master bedroom with a wraparound private patio and hammock.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $742 per night

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9. Luxe apartment with sea views

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Apartments in the upscale Smuggler’s Cove development offer unobstructed sea views, and access to a beach bar, swimming pool, a communal sun deck, and golf course. The apartments themselves feature luxury bedrooms and European-style kitchens, open living spaces, and terraces, and truly embody the essence of West Coast Bajan luxury.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $1,542 per night

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10. Eco-style treehouse with stunning views

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Who wouldn’t want to stay in a treehouse? This accommodation might be the closest you’ll ever get, immersing you in a different side of Barbados — one dominated by lush foliage and the sounds of wildlife. It has an open floor plan, loft, and decks, and is completely surrounded by nature. Since it’s located in between the beaches of Bathsheba and Martin’s Bay, in an area not typically visited by tourists, you’ll get a truly unique island experience.

Four guests, two bedrooms
Price: $130 per night

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The best Barbados Airbnbs for large groups and gatherings

11. Four acre island villa

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This classic island villa is spread across four acres of land, with direct access to Sandy Lane Beach. You’ll truly be living in the lap of luxury, as you enjoy the property’s tennis court, pavilion with a waterfall, and private beach cabana. If that wasn’t cushy enough already, there’s even a private chef to take care of your meals.

Ten guests, five bedrooms
Price: $1,751 per person

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12. Huge villa steps from the beach

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Located on the southeast coast, this sprawling and airy home is one of the most peaceful Airbnb Barbados rentals. The house has a large pool, solar-heated jacuzzi, relaxing patio area, and is situated in a quiet residential community. Note that the owners live on-site and occasionally share the pool.

Six guests, four-bedroom
Price: $267 per night

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13. Luxury villa with private beach

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This luxury villa has its own private beach and offers sweeping views of the ocean. With seven bedrooms accommodating up to 12 guests, it’s perfect for large parties. The property has four levels, each with its own balcony, central lounge spaces between bedrooms, a modern kitchen, and extensive covered patio

Twelve guests, seven bedrooms
Price: $877 per night

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14. Garden oasis with private pool

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This relaxing hideaway comes equipped with a garden and private pool for the ultimate zen experience. Accommodating ten guests in four bedrooms, the house is great for larger groups, and at just three minutes from the beach and seven minutes from the airport, the convenience is unparalleled.

Ten guests, four bedrooms
Price: $385 per night

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