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Get an overview of this hotelThree-level pool, family fun on Barbados beachfront

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Free breakfast
Free parking
Free WiFi
Swimming pools

Along white sands

Set on a white-sand beach 3 km (2 mi) from Holetown on Barbados' west coast, this compact, family-friendly resort features a three-level pool with waterfalls and gardens.

All-Inclusive resort

Motorized and non-motorized water sports, snorkeling trips, cruises, and sea-view dining are among amenities included in room rates at Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels - All-inclusive Resort.

Ocean or pool views

The 88 air-conditioned guestrooms and suites at Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels All-inclusive Resort have tropical decor with elegant tile floors and ceiling fans. All guestrooms feature a minibar, coffee/tea maker, are non-smoking.

Languages Spoken

Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels All Inclusive Resort

Resort Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • Room service during certain hours

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 3 and 11 years old


  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Bottled wine
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Offsite tours

Resort Amenities

The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at this all-inclusive Barbados resort are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

The multilevel, sea-view Reflections restaurant features weekly Caribbean and barbecue buffets. The Cave Bar, in a rock grotto beneath a waterfall, includes a swim-up side.

Foodies will enjoy the complimentary demonstrations and classes in cooking, cake decorating, and drink mixology. Theme dinners include Bajan seafood grill (Bajan fish fry on Saturdays), and Italian or Mexican (on alternating Wednesdays).

A large air-conditioned 24-hour fitness center contains cardio equipment, weight machines, and free weights. The spa can provide aromatherapy treatments and massage with advanced reservations. The resort features 3 outdoor swimming pools. The hotel can reserve preferred tee times for guests who wish to golf at the nearby Royal Westmoreland Golf Course & Country Club.

The hotel has a business center offering a computer station. and event catering. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in public areas. The hotel offers guests myriad services such as luggage storage, concierge services, ticketing assistance, and babysitting services (surcharge).

Ground transportation:

Shuttle vans and private cars of varying prices are available. They can be reserved during the process of booking a reservation for this hotel, via this Web site, and added to the total trip cost. A water taxi takes guests to other Elegant Hotels properties.

  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Business center 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Computer station 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Total number of rooms - 88 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).

Reflections - Multilevel, open-air, sea-view restaurant with blue and white linens and hurricane oil lamps after dark. Breakfast buffet. Breakfast is served from 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM. Á la carte lunch. Lunch is served from 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM. Á la carte dinners five nights weekly. Monday night barbecue buffet. Saturday night Caribbean buffet. Dinner is served from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Dinner reservations required. Dinner dress code: Shirts with sleeves and collars, semi-formal, full-length dress pants, and dress shoes (no sandals, sneakers, or bare feet); hats not permitted.

Drifters Beach Bar & Restaurant - Seaside, open-air spot with seating at thatched-shade tables. Daily from 10 AM to 6 PM. Lunch buffet of salads, burgers, chicken, fish, pasta, pizza. À la carte dinner some nights featuring Mexican or Asian food. Tropical drinks mid-morning to early evening. Dinner reservations required. Attire: Casual; jeans permitted. Swimwear must be dry and covered. Bare feet not permitted.

Cave Bar - Rock grotto under waterfall with swimup side and cushioned seating in rock alcoves. Daily 10 AM to 11:45 PM.

Nearby Things to Do

The majority of recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).

A 68.5-m (75-yd) beach faces the Caribbean Sea. Guests can swim to three large wooden decks built on offshore boulders. Styled like a natural mountain pool with waterfalls and gardens, the resort's freshwater pool terraces down toward the beach in three rock-lined freeform levels ranging from 18.25 to 13.75 m (60 ft to 45 ft) in length or width.

The resort provides 30-minute snorkeling excursions to a nearby sunken barge and 30-minute cruises along the coast. Also included are water skiing, tubing, banana-boating, snorkeling gear, kayaks, sailboats, boogie boards, and windsurfers.

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

The resort has two lighted tennis courts. The nearest golf courses are at Sandy Lane, 2 km (1.25 mi) away.

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

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 

Spa Services

  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Resort Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Guests booking their stay in Barbados during the Year of Culinary Experiences may visit using the code YOCE2018 to receive a discount voucher for listed restaurants around the island. This offer is subject to availability and special terms and conditions.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Please note: There is a 7.50 $BBD surcharge per order for room service at Crystal Cove.

Resort Name

  • Crystal Cove All Inclusive
  • Crystal Cove Elegant Hotels All Inclusive Resort
  • Crystal Cove Elegant Hotels All Inclusive Resort Derricks
  • Crystal Cove Elegant Hotels Derricks
  • Crystal Cove Elegant Hotels

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort 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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