Elegant Hotels

Elegant Hotels' collection of seven award-winning properties can be found along some of the best beaches in Barbados. From family-friendly resorts with engaging kids’ clubs to upscale, indulgent retreats offering Champagne breakfasts and complimentary spa treatments, there’s a vibe to fit every kind of traveller. Whichever hotel you choose, you’ll find impressive inclusions like complimentary watersports, bespoke activities and access to a variety of acclaimed restaurants.

Why Choose Elegant Hotels?

Dining diversity: A Taste of Elegance

Stay at any of the Elegant Hotels’ all-inclusive beachfront havens, and you can wine and dine at almost 20 of the sister hotel’s restaurants and bars with the Taste of Elegance Dine Around Programme*. Sip cocktails in the Cave Bar at Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels, dine on fresh sushi at Shiso, the Asian-fusion hotspot at Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels, and don’t miss the exquisite adult-only dining experience at Tapestry found at Treasure Beach by Elegant Hotels.

Explore the island with ease

Island adventures are a breeze with Elegant Hotel’s complimentary daytime water taxi service**. These handy transfers enable you to hop between selected sister hotels along the picturesque west coast, exploring eclectic dining and exciting activities at each location. Boogie board on the waves at Turtle Beach Resort by Elegant Hotels, take a refreshing swim in the lagoon-style pools at Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels or go snorkelling with sea turtles at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels.

Hit the waves

There are ocean thrills aplenty with complimentary motorised*** and non-motorised water sports included such as water skiing, tubing, and banana boat rides. Selected resorts also have an Aqua school where beginners can learn how to surf or paddleboard for free. Give the water trampoline at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels a whirl – it’s great fun for the young and the young at heart.

Family fun

Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels and Turtle Beach Resort by Elegant Hotels are firm family favourites, and it’s easy to see why. Along with the laidback atmosphere and warm and welcoming staff, these resorts are home to the Flying Fish Kids’ Club, where little ones can enjoy games, arts, crafts and films. At Turtle Beach Resort by Elegant Hotels, kids can become an honorary Bajan during an entertaining course where they’ll learn the local lingo and how to make Bajan food. Tamarind by Elegant Hotels has a teens club with game consoles, a pool table and supervised parties. Families are also warmly welcomed at Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels and the Colony Club by Elegant Hotels but expect a more grown-up vibe.

Couples retreats

For a holiday focused on romantic dining, bespoke activities and zen moments by the pool, we love the adults-only gems of Treasure Beach by Elegant Hotels and The House by Elegant Hotels. At intimate Treasure Beach by Elegant Hotels, artwork adorns the walls and culinary delights take centre stage. The House by Elegant Hotels is more like a private home and your stay comes with lots of little indulgences like daily Champagne breakfasts and pre-dinner canapes. Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels and Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, with their peaceful adults-only zones, are also perfect choices for couples seeking a tranquil escape.

Activities galore

No matter where you lay your head within the Elegant Hotels collection, immersive activities and thrilling island excursions await. Join a fishing trip with the chef at Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, try your hand at crafting a Bajan feast during a cooking class at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, or engage in a lively beach cricket game at Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels. Numerous excursions are available, including catamaran cruises, rum tours, and scuba diving adventures.

Wellness wonders

Elegant Hotels are ideal for wellness enthusiasts. Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels stands out as Barbados' first inclusive wellness hotel, offering up to four complimentary spa treatments during your stay (depending on the length of stay and room type). Those staying at The House by Elegant Hotels receive a complimentary jet lag massage upon arrival. However, wellness opportunities are available at all Elegant Hotels properties, each with access to a serene spa and a fitness centre offering exercise classes including yoga, Pilates and aqua aerobics.

The best of Bajan hospitality

Elegant Hotels puts attentive personal service at the forefront of your experience. Upon arrival, savour a complimentary welcome cocktail, and throughout your stay, their dedicated Beach and Pool Ambassadors will cater to your every whim, from keeping your sunglasses pristine to remembering your favourite cocktail. The passionate staff are eager to share local insights and assist with any requests, ensuring you make the most of your stay.

*Terms and conditions apply

**Excludes Turtle Beach

*** Motorised watersports not included at Turtle Beach

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