Bridgetown, Barbados (PRWEB) July 27, 2011
The Crop Over Festival in Barbados is one of the nation’s largest, most vibrant festivals. The month long celebration, which concludes August 1, commemorates the island’s long history of harvesting sugar cane, which makes the Crop Over Festival the “Sweetest Summer Festival.” The Courtyard Bridgetown Hotel welcomes guests who wish to join the festivities with a special hotel rate. During the festival, guests can book rooms starting at discounted rates starting at $159/night. This Barbados hotel special rate makes the sweetest summer festival even sweeter, as guests can experience a truly memorable Barbados vacation while paying less.
The Crop Over festival truly features something for everyone. Live music, authentic ceremonies, unique art, parades, competitions and much more comprise the month long festivities. Traditional favorites make a triumphant return, including Grand Kadooment Day, where thousands of costumed performers fill the streets dancing to popular Barbadian Calypso. In fact, visitors will be hard pressed to find an event that doesn’t involve music, as the rich culture of Barbados knows how to create the most infectious, upbeat music in the Caribbean. During the course of the festival, visitors will be treated to musical competitions, where bands and Calypsonians performing a number of Barbadian Calypsos vie for the crowd’s affection.
Guests staying at this hotel in Barbados have easy access to many of the festivals events. Located in the Garrison Historic District, the Courtyard Bridgetown Hotel positions visitors near most of the festival events. With its special rates and ideal location, this hotel in Bridgetown is the perfect place to stay to experience the most of the Crop Over Festival.
About the Courtyard Bridgetown
The Courtyard Bridgetown by Marriott welcomes business and vacation travelers alike to the sunny island of Barbados. This Bridgetown hotel offers convenient access to the city, local attractions, restaurants and night life. The hotel’s 118 rooms are located in the well-known Garrison Historic District and are within easy walking distance to the island's white sandy beaches. The new Courtyard hotel lobby is bright and contemporary, welcoming guests with vivid island colors, an open lounge area and media booths with HD televisions. Accommodations at this Caribbean hotel are roomy and well-appointed, featuring a spacious work area, plush bedding, flat-screen television and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Dining options include the Centro restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Courtyard Bridgetown also features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, guest laundry, business center and 2,700 square feet of meeting space. For more information about the hotel, visit http://www.courtyardbarbados.com
About Courtyard by Marriott
Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests’ needs for choice and control. With more than 860 locations in 30 countries, Courtyard is Marriott’s largest brand. All Courtyard by Marriott hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For more information, including guest guided video tours of the new lobby and the latest brand information, visit http://www.gocourtyard.com. For reservations, go to http://www.courtyard.com or contact a travel professional.