A charming resort tucked away in tropical gardens with a superb choice of meal plans.

The spectacular setting and exceptional service make this attractive Mediterranean-style resort an ideal choice for a relaxing escape. The platinum-sand beach lapped by turquoise waters is straight out of the pages of a glossy travel magazine, and the resort’s laid-back atmosphere creates a traditional island vibe. The warm waters are perfect for a paddle or watersports including windsurfing. Find a shady spot by the main pool which meanders through exotic gardens and stroll around the waterfalls and rock pools, framed by the resort’s namesake bougainvillea flowers. This is a family-friendly hotel – kids have their own club with activities including arts and crafts, storytelling and games, and there's also a games room with everything from air hockey to table tennis.

Calabash Café offers beachfront dining with local favourites such as blackened flying fish. Enjoy a weekly Caribbean buffet and floor show with vibrant entertainment from fire eaters, limbo dancers and stilt walkers. Siam Bar & Restaurant, the seasonal restaurant, serves up Thai-inspired cuisine and cocktails in a themed setting.

The studios and suites are generous in size and equipped with a kitchenette or full kitchen, and there's a small shop nearby so you can stock up on essentials. The Two Bedroom Beachfront Luxury Suite – complete with two bathrooms and a living room – is particularly good for families and groups. The Honeymoon Suite on the top floor has stunning ocean views.

All Inclusive option
For Families

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Key information

On Maxwell Beach on the south coast, just a 5-minute drive from St Lawrence Gap and Oistins and 10 minutes from Barbados Golf Club

Airport transfer time: Approx. 15 minutes from Barbados airport
Rooms: 100

Good to know

Minimum stay: 7 nights 21 Dec-02 Jan and 01-29 Feb; 3 nights the rest of the year. The All Inclusive upgrade is only available 15 Mar-20 Dec. There is a room levy payable locally on departure.

Accommodation information

100 studios and suites

Activities

• Discover the history of the island on the popular Mount Gay rum tour* • Visit Oistins’ famous fish market

Dining

2 restaurants, bar, swim-up bar

Meal upgrade options (per person per night)

Breakfast from £31 • Buffet breakfast at Calabash Café
Half Board
from £94 • Buffet breakfast at Calabash Café • Three-course dinner at Calabash Café or two-course dinner at Siam Bar & Restaurant
Full Board
from £120 • Buffet breakfast and two-course lunch at Calabash Café

• Three-course dinner at Calabash Café or two-course dinner at Siam Bar & Restaurant
All Inclusive
from £146 • Buffet breakfast, two-course lunch and afternoon tea at Calabash Café • Three-course dinner at Calabash Café or two-course dinner at Siam Bar & Restaurant • Soft drinks, premium brand drinks and cocktails • Non-motorised watersports • Kids’ club.

*Denotes local charge