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Standard Room, Pool View, Garden Area

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Room, Oceanfront

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Junior Suite, Pool View, Garden Area

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Junior Suite, Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children, 2 infants)

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Pool View, Garden Area

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Oceanfront

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Mediterranean-style Barbados beachfront hotel

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Pools, water sports

This St James hotel about 2 km (1.25 mi) south of Holetown on Barbados' west coast features 3 swimming pools, myriad water sports, and a 137-m (150-yd) beachfront.

Poolside bar

Tamarind by Elegant Hotels offers 3 outdoor pools with a poolside bar, along with a spa and a 24-hour fitness center containing cardio equipment and free weights.

Patios or balconies

The 104 guestrooms and suites blend Mediterranean influences with casual Caribbean style. Most feature beach views from private patios or balconies.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Recreation options at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels include 3 freshwater pools (1 relaxation pool) and a spa tub. Water sports, including water skiing, sailing, snorkeling, and windsurfing, are complimentary. Banana boats, kayaks, and paddle boats are all on site. A complimentary children's club and teens’ lounge are also available. Babysitting is available for a surcharge.

Other amenities include a 24-hour fitness facility, computer station, complimentary wireless Internet access, a conference center, a hair and beauty salon, and 3 shops. Rooms service is available. The hotel also offers a dine-around program with restaurants at partner properties (transportation other than water taxi is not included); meal and drink fees apply. A water taxi operates between the hotel and nearby partner properties, and an area shuttle is complimentary for hotel guests. The full-service Tamarind Spa offers massage, health and beauty treatments (reservations are required).

  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Full-service spa
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Poolside bar
  • Bar/lounge
  • Children's club (free)
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Free area shuttle
  • Conference center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Computer station
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Wedding services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Shopping on site
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Total number of rooms - 104
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor pools
  • Children's club (free)
  • Refrigerator
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony or patio
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Cable TV service
  • Premium TV channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room massage available
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Free toiletries
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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Where to Eat

Sugar Cane Room — Open-air, nonsmoking restaurant serving breakfast and afternoon tea.

Daphne's — Italian cuisine served nightly, from Tuesday through Sunday. This restaurant also has a bar.

Rilaks Deck - South Beach Miami inspired, this outdoor living area features an innovative and trendy tapas lounge and bar that serves light fare. Various genres of music ranging from R&B, Jazz, Caribbean & Soul.

246 Bar & Restaurant - Bringing the spectacular beach backdrop into the dining experience. Guests enjoy a premium position on one of Barbados' most idyllic beachfronts. Live poolside music on select evenings.

BONUS: Complimentary cocktail upon arrival - Breakfast daily - Kids Club & Teens Lounge - Taste of Elegance* Dine around program with Elegant Hotels Group sister properties plus water taxi (weather permitting) with select Elegant Hotels Group west coast sister properties.

*transport other than water taxi not included, meal and drink supplements apply.

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Nearby Things to Do

The hotel's 137-m (150-yd) beachfront is furnished with lounge chairs. Three pools provide freshwater swimming. Two are shaped like 15.25-m-long (50-ft) snow figures and provide views of the Ocean. Featuring a water spout, the third has scalloped edges, measures approximately 10.75 by 10.75 m (35 by 35 ft), and lies in an enclosed courtyard.

Tamarind by Elegant Hotels provides 30-minute snorkeling excursions to a nearby sunken barge and 30-minute boat cruises along the coast—both complimentary. Also complimentary are water skiing, tubing, and banana-boating as well as snorkeling gear, kayaks, sailboats, boogie boards, and windsurfers.

Independent operators on the beach rent personal watercraft and offer parasailing. On request, other independent operators pick up guests for scuba lessons, certification classes, and excursions.

Use of lighted tennis courts is complimentary at two partner hotels, Crystal Cove and Colony Club, with complimentary water-taxi service provided between mid-morning and mid-afternoon. The nearest golf courses are at Sandy Lane, 500m (547 yds) away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

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Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Please contact the property ahead of time if you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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