Virgin Atlantic Calypso Sports Festival

We have waited 5 years for this! The paradise island of Barbados has a brand new full sized hockey pitch!

To celebrate the relaunch, Edwin Doran invites your girls teams to take part in the Calypso Hockey & Netball Festival. Netball & Hockey is ingrained in the passionate sporting culture of the beautiful sunshine island of Barbados. We invite you to combine competitive Netball & Hockey with the sun, sand and exciting cultural excursions.

Typical tour inclusions:

  • Flights including taxes
  • Accommodation on twin/ triple share basis
  • All festival transport
  • 11 a side hockey tournament
  • Netball tournament
  • Netball & Hockey coaching clinics
  • Gala dinner and awards evening
  • Free staff places
  • Fantastic choice of of excursions
Typical prices range from
£1,400 - £1,600 Per person or call

Calypso Hockey and Netball Festival Overview


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Calypso Festival Dates
Jul to Jul
Departures from 10th July 2017
Barbados beach

In Barbados you're never far from a white sandy beach.  The perfect spot for the team to relax in between fixtures.

“Our matches were all competitive and the locations were great!”
The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe
Royal High Hockey Team warming up

Royal High School warming up on the Ridley Pitch

snorkelling with turtles

Snorkelling with turtles is a once in a lifetime experience

What you'll experience

As well as being part of the first international schools tournament in Barbados on a full size astro since 2010, this paradise destination offers top class sport alongside beautiful white sands and a range of excursions.

“The Tiami Cruise was the highlight of the trip and it was particularly pleasing to experience how the trip perfectly catered for our school group. Outstanding staff and trip.” 
Sir Roger Manwood's School, Kent
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Boatyard Beach Party

Relax at this open-air beach club with refreshments and music, a water chute and water trampoline.

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Visit the village of Oistins, chose fresh fish from street stalls and see your supper being cooked.

Tiami Catamaran Cruise

Tiami Catamaran Cruise

Guaranteed to be a highlight of the trip, you'll have the chance to snorkel with turtles off the coast and soak up the sun from the deck.


We have a variety of hotels to cater for every individual need. Whether you choose to stay on the south or west coast, all our hotels offer ocean front settings, with access to white sand beaches and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. 

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Enjoy the poolside atmosphere at the Butterfly Beach Hotel.

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The ocean-front Butterfly Beach Hotel has access to two white-sand beaches.

Back-up on tour

We are always on hand to help during your tour: 

  • 24-hour telephone support to deal with any incidents
  • Access to excellent local knowledge from area experts
  • Backed up by Travelopia and ATOL, IATA and ABTA bonded

Why we love Barbados

Elaina Sperring Edwin Doran Sports Tours
I am so excited about the Calypso Sports Festival in Barbados!! The combination of a brand new astro holding an international 11 a side tournament and the superb netball facilities will complement the excellent excursions and sunshine we can guarantee our groups! See you there!
Elaina Sperring, Business Development Manager

Want multiple destinations?

If you would like to extend your tour to additional countries, then

we recommend these:

  • Trinidad

Want to bring more teams?

Barbados is also great for: