Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels 

Barbados’ first all-inclusive wellness hotel

Relax and re-energise at this boutique wellness retreat, divided into adults-only and family-friendly sections.

Split into two sides, this all-inclusive spa retreat caters to couples as well as kids. Oceanside is home to family-friendly rooms and a pool with cabanas and day beds, while the adults-only area sits across the road with a spa, serenity pool and yoga pavilion. All guests get complimentary spa treatments, and there are various other activities included – from art classes and cooking demos to watersports lessons at the Aqua School. Dig your toes into the sand and let the Pool and Beach ambassadors wait on you; this is your time to unwind.

Why we love Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels

  • Guests get complimentary spa treatments (up to four per person, depending on room category and length of stay)

  • All motorised and non-motorised watersports are included, from water skiing to kayaking, and the Aqua School offers free lessons

  • The resort caters to both families and couples, with a separate adult-only section for those seeking extra peace and quiet.

  • It’s ideally located on Barbados’ west coast, overlooking a sandy beach in Prospect Bay and 15 minutes from capital Bridgetown.

4 stars
Dec - Apr
Barbados
9 hours
On the west coast, overlooking the golden beach in Prospect Bay. A 15-minute drive from Bridgetown
Approx. 30 minutes from Barbados airport
Beach, All Inclusive, Wellness, Spa

Rooms

Facilities

  • Restaurants & bars
  • Board
  • Spas & wellness
  • Activities
  • Diving & Watersports
  • Good to Know

You’ll find a mix of healthy options and indulgent treats on the dining scene here, from a la carte sushi and Asian Fusion at Shiso to Mediterranean buffets and themed nights at Seascape. The dine-around programme lets you eat at selected sister hotels too, giving you an ever bigger choice of restaurants and bars

Seascape Set against an idyllic ocean backdrop, this open-air restaurant serves Mediterranean-inspired delicacies with a la carte, buffet and pizza oven options, and holds regular themed nights throughout the week.

Shiso Freshly-made sushi, sashimi and rice bowls are the order of the day at this Asian Fusion spot, set in the hotel’s tranquil spa area. Don’t miss the chef's signature five spice Asian ice cream for a memorable end.

Kýyma Grab a wrap and latte to go at this coffee bar and deli, which serves barista-brewed coffees and teas with freshly baked treats.

Shiso is a standout, with Asian Fusion delicacies and sushi served in serene surroundings.

What's included

All Inclusive • All meals and snacks • Selected drinks (excluding Champagne and fine wines) • Exchange dining at sister resorts, Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels, Turtle Beach Resort by Elegant Hotels, Tamarind by Elegant Hotels and Treasure Beach by Elegant Hotels (reservation required; themed buffet dining at a supplement) • Beach and Pool Ambassadors Service (including ice cream and fresh fruit) • Motorised and non-motorised watersports • Fitness centre, tennis and classes • Between one and four spa treatments per guest per stay (depending on room type and duration) • Daytime water taxis to select west-coast sister resorts (weather permitting) • Wi-Fi

Waves is all about wellness, and its spa doesn’t disappoint. Book the Signature Bespoke Ritual for two hours of indulgence, or couple up with a massage for two. Guests get up to four complimentary treatments depending on room type and length of stay. There’s also a sauna, steam room and peaceful meditation garden. There’s a state-of-the-art fitness centre and regular fitness sessions including yoga, Pilates, Zumba and circuit training.

On land, there are art classes, cooking demos and beach cricket games, and the local craft market is well worth a visit too.

Water skiing, kayaking, hobie cat sailing and stand-up paddle boarding are all complimentary, and the Aqua School offers free lessons for beginners. It’s also a great spot for snorkelling.

Minimum age 16 in Pool View Spa Guest Rooms and Pool View One Bedroom Spa Suites.

Minimum stay: 5 nights 01-29 Feb; 7 nights 22 Dec 2019-02 Jan 2020 and 21 Dec 2020-02 Jan 2021.

There is a room levy payable locally on departure.

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