8 Days
Duration
Barbados
Destination

With its year-round temperate climate and abundant tropical vistas, Barbados plays the consummate host to many sports enthusiasts. Well known throughout the Caribbean for sports tourism, Barbadians are avid sportsmen and sportswomen, who demonstrate a passion for a wide variety of activities, including horseracing, polo, water sports, tennis, golf, track and field, and, especially, cricket. This proud history and love of sport has led to the creation of a number of world-class facilities throughout the island and has encouraged many overseas competitors from Europe, America and other Caribbean nations to come to Barbados for international tournaments or to test their skills with a good match against the local teams.

BEST TIME TO TOUR:

Barbados is a popular year-round destination as temperatures tend to range between the high 20’s and low 30’s. However, there are 3 key seasons: Dry season, December – June. Wet season, July – November when some showers are likely and humidity levels are high. Hurricane season, June – November.

STANDARD OF FIXTURES:

With regard to netball, you can expect a competition rating of 4 out of 5.

INCLUDED:

  • 7 Nights / 8 Days
  • Departure: London Gatwick – Grantley Adams International Airport Return: Grantley Adams International Airport – London Gatwick Airport
  • Transfers in an executive coach, with a driver as per the itinerary (including airport transfers)
  • 7 nights at the All-Season Europa Hotel (or similar)
    – Quad, triple rooms for students + twin and single rooms for adults*All accommodation is subject to availability. Please note we are not holding any accommodation or services until the booking has been confirmed. If the hotel is unavailable we will aim to source similar accommodation, however, prices may alter
  • Breakfast 7 Lunch on excursions 2
    Dinners 7 Post-match function 3
  • 1 x Self-led training session
    3 x Pre-arranged fixtures per team with after match function with opposition
  • Jeep Safari Island Tour
    – Harbour Lights Dinner Show
    – Bridgetown Walking Tour – Transfers to Oistin’s Fish Fry
    – Catamaran Cruise
    – Yoga session on the beach
  • Full liaison between the group and TEAM Sports for the duration of the tour. (Services of a TEAM Sports representative to stay with the group throughout)

EXCLUDED:

  • Travel Insurance. Passports and visas if applicable. Admission fees into sights of interest not included in the tour cost/ itinerary. Personal expenses such as tips for meals, gratuities, telephone calls, beverages, all meals not mentioned under inclusions and anything else of a person nature. Any other services not mentioned.

AREAS TO VISIT AND THEIR MAIN ATTRACTIONS:

  • Watch cricket at the Kensington Oval. This is the home of West Indies cricket and Barbados’s oldest cricket ground. Take a tour of this historic venue, walk the fields where cricketing giants have played and learn about its early history, founders and
  • Sail in a catamaran and swim with turtles – Set sail by catamaran for a trip along the beautiful west coast, stopping at various bays along the way. The turtle watching here is incredible with great viewing from the boat and the opportunity to get in the water at the same time. The trip lasts most of the day and includes a buffet lunch on
  • Try the catch of the day at Oistin’s fish fry – Islanders join visitors at this Friday evening ritual which bring this little fishing village on the south coast to life. Local fishermen bring their catch of the day to the dockside to be cooked up by their families who sell this delicious food from their stalls. Enjoy it with some homemade macaroni pie (a Bajan speciality).
1

Day 1

Assemble at London Gatwick Airport where you will be met by your TEAM Sports Travel tour representative

Flight to Barbados

Arrival at Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados

Transfer by coach (approx. 35 minutes) to your accommodation (at good 3-star hotel *or similar) and check-in for a 7-night stay on a bed & breakfast basis

After check in meet in lobby of hotel before making a short walk (approx. 15 minutes) to local restaurant for welcome dinner (included)

Walk back to hotel

2

Day 2

Breakfast at hotel

Morning transfer to your guided Bridgetown Walking tour

This interactive tour through Historic Bridgetown, learn the history of commerce and trade through the eyes of one of its very own. Your tour guide will take you through the winding streets of this bustling port city. With historic characters dotted along the way, and tell the story of how Bridgetown from 1700s to the 1800s became the most important as well as wealthy port in the western hemisphere.

Transfer back to accommodation

Lunch at leisure (at own cost)

Collect netball kit and transfer to self-led training session

Self-led training session (approx. 1.5 hours)

Time to freshen up

Dinner at local restaurant (included)

3

Day 3

Breakfast at hotel

Walk down to Sandy Lane Beach (approx. 12 minutes) for your Yoga session on the beach for a Vinyasa flow yoga class

Which focuses on linking movement and breath together, using fluid transitions to move between poses. These classes bring together elements of strength, stability, and flexibility, offering plenty of movement and sweat, as well as breathing techniques and meditation.

Time to freshen up

Lunch at leisure (at own cost)

Transfer by coach to your 1st set of fixtures

(includes post-match function)

Fixture 1 v local school/club

Transfer back to hotel

Time to freshen up

Dinner at local restaurant (included)

4

Day 4

Breakfast at hotel

Full day at leisure to enjoy the beach, catch a tan, swim in the ocean and relax on the beach. Optional transfer to a local Surf School to learn how to surf (at additional cost)

Lunch at leisure (at own cost)

Transfer to Harbour Lights Dinner Show

(dinner included)

Be captivated by the Bajan scenes re-enacted by the cultural characters and immerse yourself in the rhythms of 3 live bands. Enjoy a traditional Bajan style BBQ dinner served straight from the grill.

Transfer back to hotel

Evening at leisure

5

Day 5

Breakfast at hotel

Morning at leisure to enjoy and relax on the beach

Lunch at leisure (at own cost)

Time to freshen up and change into netball kit

Transfer by coach to your 2nd set of fixtures

(includes post-match function)

Fixture 2 v local school/club

Transfer back to hotel and time to freshen up

Dinner at local restaurant (included)

6

Day 6

Breakfast at hotel

Meet in the lobby of the hotel before going off on your Jeep Safari Tour of the island (approx. 5.5 hrs long)

This non-stop fun expedition takes you to the most strikingly scenic parts of Barbados on a guided on and off-road island tour (lunch included)

Buffet lunch and drinks included in Jeep Safari tour

Jeep Safari tour to drop you off back at hotel

Time to freshen up

Head down to the beach and enjoy a relaxing afternoon on the beach

Make your way back to hotel

Dinner at local restaurant (included)

7

Day 7

Breakfast at hotel

Morning at leisure for teacher led activities.

Lunch at leisure (at own cost)

Time to freshen up and change into netball kit

Transfer by coach to your 3rd set of fixtures

(includes post-match function)

Fixture 3 v local school/club

Transfer back to hotel and time to freshen up

Transfer to Oistin’s Fish Fry

With countless food stalls serving an abundance of fresh fish (tuna, swordfish, marlin, mahi-mahi, flying fish to name a few), grilled or fried (sometimes right in front of you). Order your food, grab a seat at a picnic table, and relax the night away whilst listening to music, sometimes there is a live band playing!

Dinner at Oistin’s Fish Fry (included to the cost of $25.00 only)

Transfer back to hotel

8

Day 8

Breakfast at hotel, check out and store bags at the hotel for the day

Coach transfer to Catamaran boat for your 5 hour Catamaran cruise along the island (lunch included)

Sail along the beautiful West Coast. Swim and snorkel with the friendly sea turtles and over shipwrecks that are home to many tropical fish.

Buffet lunch and drinks included on the Catamaran Cruise

Catamaran to return to dock where there will be some time at leisure to explore the docks and do some last-minute shopping!

Late afternoon coach transfer to hotel to collect bags then transfer to Grantley Adams International Airport, for your overnight flight back to London

Flight to London

You will be sent a copy of our ‘Safety Management System’ (SMS) with any proposal / quote that we send to you.  This will provide you with all the information you require to understand how we prepare for and plan your tour, to ensure health and safety at the forefront of our planning and a systematic approach is followed. If you would like a copy of this document in advance of this, please call our team on + 44 207 402 3708.

It is our responsibility to ensure that you are up to date with the health and safety advice for any destination that we feature on our website.  We feel the best way to do this to ensure that all information is the most up to date, is to provide you with the following web links:

Health, Safety & Entry Requirements: FCO Barbados

Health Advice: Travel Health Barbados

Fit for Travel Barbados

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