Barbados has long been known for its crystal clear seas and stunning expanses of fine white sand. Bordered by gently swaying palm trees, you can escape to an island of sun, sea and tranquillity. Situated on the stunning west and south coasts of the island, Elegant Hotels have a choice of five distinct properties. Each one offers its own unique style and a range of luxury options from romance to activities and culinary experiences.
Health and Wellbeing at Colony Club
There is no better place to relax and unwind than Colony Club, where soaring palm trees and lush tropical gardens offer a chilled ambiance and feeling of quiet luxury. Each of the hotel’s recently refurbished rooms boast custom-made wooden furniture and REN toiletries. Across the retreat there are numerous facilities for the health conscious including a fitness centre and classes as well as an organic herb and vegetable garden from where the Executive Chef chooses many of the restaurants delicious, fresh ingredients.
Your health and wellness will always be catered for with Yoga, Pilates and Zumba classes on offer as well as massages, facials and other spa and salon services. What’s more, the newly refurbished Laguna Restaurant serves seasonally-inspired meals and the new menus feature healthy dining options throughout the day.
Family Friendly at Turtle Beach, Tamarind and Crystal Cove
The premium all-inclusive Turtle Beach is a fantastic property appealing to families and couples alike. With three restaurants, tennis courts, two swimming pools and a kid’s splash pool, there are activities for all the family to enjoy. The resort offers plenty of dining options including themed buffets and a la carte as well as delightful international cuisine. Only steps away from the resort are 1,500 feet of white sand beach and complimentary water sports are offered on the sparkling seas. For something a little different, why not try one of the authentically Bajan activities such as Calypso dancing or road tennis lessons.
Also sitting on a stunning beachfront on Barbados’ West coast, Tamarind is an exclusive hideaway that’s suitable for families. With a Flying Fish kids club, family gaming lounge and three pools, there’s plenty to while away the hours. The varied choice of restaurants means there is something to suit every palette, from local Bajan delights to sumptuous seafood in an idyllic beachfront location. It’s impossible to be bored with a wide variety of complimentary water sports as well as gaming consoles, a pool table and air hockey table. However, if you fancy a change of scenery, there is also a complimentary water taxi service to visit other select West Coast Elegant Hotels.
With its swim-up cave bar under a cascading waterfall and complimentary motorised water sports, Crystal Cove offers families something a little bit different, spanning the island’s West Coast. Vibrant Caribbean décor and unique modern touches feature across the resort. The informal, open-air restaurants serve breakfast, lunch and dinner in either a beach or poolside setting and you can even enjoy afternoon tea with a cocktail! With its boutique-style service and attention to detail, Crystal Cove offers a truly personal holiday experience.
Adults-only Hideaway at The House
If you’re looking for something a little more secluded, look no further than The House. With its understated luxury and eclectic feel, this is the perfect home from home. With only 34 junior and one-bedroom suites and a truly idyllic beachside setting, you can really get away from it all in the Caribbean sunshine. Start your day with a Champagne breakfast in the open-air lounge followed by a host of complimentary water sports such as sailing, kayaking and windsurfing. Sit back and relax by the pool with scented cold towels and refreshments brought to you throughout the day. In the evenings, the acclaimed beachfront restaurant serves weekly themed dinners and there are opportunities aplenty to try stunning new cuisine.
Barbados is a beautiful island with plenty of art, activities, night life and history as well as some of the best restaurants. What makes it even more special is the people, something that Elegant Hotels embody with their fantastic personal service and attention to detail. All of this combines to make this a location you’ll want to return to again and again. Get in touch with your Travel Counsellor today to find out more!