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Situated on an idyllic 750ft crescent of white sandy beach on the Platinum West Coast of Barbados, Elegant Hotels proudly re-introduce Tamarind. A fusion of contemporary and modern interior design coupled with serene outdoor spaces give it a distinctive personality. It is a perfect holiday destination for couples, honeymooners and families seeking a stylish retreat. There’s an array of complimentary water sports, including an Aqua School and activities for all ages, kids club, family lounge, fitness centre, an intimate spa and relaxation pool (adults only) and access to acclaimed golfing nearby. Culinary experiences include the signature seaside grill and also a Taste of Elegance dine-around program. Hop on our complimentary water taxi to explore the other Elegant Hotels West Coast resorts (weather permitting).
Where is it?
At Paynes Bay, St James. 20 min to Bridgetown. Transfer time from airport: 45 min.
Eats and drinks
Sugar Cane Restaurant, serves full breakfast; Rilaks Deck, outdoor area inspired by Miami's South Beach offering drinks and light snacks, 246 Bar & Restaurant, lunch, dinner with a spectacular ocean view.
Evening entertainment, manager's cocktail party.
Fun and games
3 freshwater pools including an adults-only relaxation pool at the intimate Spa (treatments* include a signature aromatic Indian head, neck and shoulder massage, body scrubs, facials, manicures, waxes, reflexology, Reiki, chakra, energy balancing and La Stone therapies). Fitness centre. Free water sports including water-skiing, sailing, snorkelling and windsurfing and family lounge. Flying Fish Kids Club available for ages 3-12 (child must be potty trained) open 10.00am-5.30pm Mon-Sat. .
3 shops. Room service*. Taste of Elegance dining exchange programme with restaurants at sister hotels (transport other than water taxi not included), meal and drink supplements apply. Water taxi service (subject to availability) to Colony Club and Crystal Cove. Complimentary WiFi in rooms and throughout the property.
Good general access around the property.
104 rooms on 3 floors with no lifts. All with air-conditioning, flatscreen cable TV, iPod/MP3 clock radio, fridge, complimentary WiFi, 15" laptop sized in-room safe and hairdryer. Pool/Garden View Rooms have 1 king-size bed or twin beds and a sleeper chair, sleeping max 2 adults and 1 child. All rooms are non-smoking.
Oceanfront Rooms - have 1 king-size bed or twin beds, sea views, sleeping max 2 adults.
Oceanfront with sleeper chair Rooms - have all the standard room features and a balcony/patio with ocean view, pull out sleeper chair, sleeping max 2 adults and 1 child.
Junior Suite Pool/Garden View - with garden views, balcony/patio, living area with a sleeper sofa and king-size bed, sleeping max 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.
Junior Suite Oceanview - with ocean views, balcony/patio, living area with a sleeper sofa and king-size bed, sleeping max 3 adults, or 2 adults and 2 children.
1-Bedroom Suite Pool Garden View - with garden views, separate living room, 1 king-size bed or twin beds with a sofa bed in the living room, sleeping max 4 adults, or 2 adults and 3 children.
1-Bedroom Suite Oceanview - with direct ocean views, separate living room, 1 king-size bed or twin beds with a sofa bed in the living room, sleeping max 4 adults, or 2 adults and 3 children.
5 nights 01-28 Feb '13 and 01-28 Feb '14.
7 nights 19 Dec '13-06 Jan '14
*Denotes local charge.
Child ages from 2-12 years.
Dress code: Elegantly casual in the evenings, please.
Gala Dinner’s will be hosted on Christmas Day and New Years Eve. If you have pre-purchased meal plans over Christmas and New Year, the gala dinners are not included in your board basis but you will receive a dinner credit of US$90 per adult and US$45 per child and a surcharge will apply, payable locally.