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Only from Virgin Holidays, the Savannah Beach is a beautiful resort offering a warm Caribbean welcome and some of the best accommodation on the South Coast. Set right on the beach, within a UNESCO heritage site, with easy access to the historic Garrison area, you can walk across the road to watch the changing of the sentry ceremony at the main guard house. When it comes to school holidays, children and teens are extremely well catered for at this hotel, there is a fantastic family entertainment centre to keep even the most energetic children entertained, featuring the Pirates Cove Kids' Club for the smaller ones and Finn’s Surf Lodge for the older ones featuring the latest in interactive social gaming technology. New for school holidays in 2015, we are offering the Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts for your budding entertainers. If you are here to relax, this is a perfect choice for an authentic Caribbean break, simply chill out by one of 2 swimming pools, on the beach, at one of the bars and 3 restaurants or book yourself a relaxing massage at the spa. Feel like a VIP by adding a Club Room package to your room booking- with highlights such as the exclusive VIP decking area with reserved sun loungers and food and drinks service. And the Virgin Holidays exclusive Concierge Lounge is ideal for some shade or when you want to connect with home. There really is something for everyone here.
Ideally located on the South Coast of Barbados. 5 min from Bridgetown. The Garrison Savannah Race Track is opposite the hotel. Transfer time from the airport 20 min.Larger Map
94 rooms and suites on up to 4 floors in 5 buildings with 2 lifts and a plantation house. All with air-conditioning, satellite TV, telephone, in-room safe, alarm clock, radio, fridge, tea/coffee maker, hairdryer, bath and shower. The Plantation House Rooms are situated in the historic Savannah building close to the road. Furnished with traditional Barbadian furniture adding to the historical Plantation theme with 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 2 adults and 1 child, child to be accommodated on a rollaway bed.
Deluxe Courtyard View Rooms offer garden or pool views. These rooms have spacious bathrooms, outside balcony/patio and 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 2 adults or 1 child or 2 double beds, sleeping max 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Deluxe Pool View Rooms are the same as the Deluxe Courtyard Room and have views of the pool, with either 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 2 adults and 1 child or 2 double beds, sleeping max 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Deluxe Pool Access Rooms are the same as the Deluxe Courtyard Room but have direct access to the pool from your room, with 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 2 adults and 1 child or 2 double beds, sleeping max 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Deluxe Beachfront Rooms are the same as the Deluxe Courtyard Room and directly in front of the beach, with 1 king-size bed, sleeping max 2 adults and 1 child.
Pool View Suites are very spacious with a large balcony, a separate sitting room which has its own vanity area, mini-bar area and a sofa bed, a separate bedroom with 1 king-size 4-poster bed, sleeping max 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Ocean View Suites are the same as the Pool View Suites but are directly in front of the beach, sleeping max 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Family Pool View Suite - the Savannah Beach has 1 Family Suite consisting of 2 interconnecting rooms with pool views, the 1st room has 1 king-size bed and has been designed to give all necessary luxuries to parents, the 2nd room is a kids paradise, decorated in a modern children’s theme, has 2 bunk beds, and a single sofa bed. In the room there is a toy box for the youngest children, a games console for the older children, their own flatscreen TV, DVD player with their own DVD library and their own soda bar. Both rooms have balconies. Sleeps max 2 adults and 3 children.
Club Room Upgrades are available at an additional supplement, benefits include:• VIP Check-in • Upgraded in-room amenity kit • Stocked mini-bar (replenished daily if required) • VIP deck area on the beachfront • Deluxe beach beds and umbrellas • Beachside food and beverage service from 10am-3pm (with a limited menu) and chilled towels circulated twice daily • Breakfast in-room twice weekly on request • Chilled fruit in the morning on the deck
In addition to the above for 2015 stays• Lounge access from your UK departure airport (only included when booking a package holiday)
3 restaurants; the main restaurant, Rachel's has a twist on Caribbean/International fare, open for buffet breakfast daily, and gourmet à la carte dinner 5 nights a week and buffet dining twice weekly. The Beach restaurant and bar is open 7 days a week for lunch and 5 nights a week for dinner serving a wide range of barbecue, pastas, grilled fish and burgers for lunch and in the evening a themed dinner including BBQ, Mediterranean, Italian and Chef's culinary fair. There is also an adult only Asian fusion* restaurant open 5 nights per week. 3 bars; Rachel's Bar, Drifters Beach Bar open until 1am and Chopstix Noodle Bar open 5 nights a week. A coffee station is available in the main restaurant. Afternoon tea will be served daily.
2 Swimming pools 1 that meanders, beach volleyball and boogie boards and snorkels available. Spa*. Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts, for kids aged 4-16 years. Excellent family entertainment centre with foosball table, table tennis, basket ball machine and darts, as well as a supervised Pirates Cove Kids' Club (3- 8 years) and Finn’s Lodge (9-16 years), a real den for the older kids to have their own space and featuring the latest in interactive gaming consoles, and mixing decks for budding DJ’s. (The friendly kids' club staff have UK equivalent qualifications.) Beach activites include nature trails, shell collecting for craft activities and sandcastle competitions. Turtle nesting and hatching can be seen on the beach in season. Beach games: cricket, volleyball, football and kite flying. Once a week there is a beach party at lunchtime for the whole family to enjoy, with egg and spoon races, sack races, hula hoop competitions for both adults and children alike. Movie afternoons: with popcorn and suitable for kids of all ages. For those youngsters who would like an introduction to the spa this too is child friendly with special sessions just for them. 'Changing of the guard' takes place just across the road at the Main Guard at the Garrison Historic Area near the race track, 5 min walk away, why not take your camera to capture some memories or take the hotels shuttle to Barbados Museum (local charge of Bds$7), 10 min away. There's certainly more to Barbados than just great hotels and wonderful beaches.
Live entertainment 5 nights per week, including themed nights and floor shows. Brunch on a Sunday (Bds$25 per person supplement).
Gift shop*, Gym, departure day shower facilities, complimentary shuttle to St Lawrence Gap twice weekly, leaving the hotel at 7pm and returning at 11pm. Complimentary WiFi available in some rooms and certain areas of the hotel.
*Denotes local charge.
Child ages up to and including 12 years.
Dress code: Smart casual in the evenings. The restaurants require full-length trousers in the evenings for the gentlemen. No beach wear or sports wear allowed.
Please note this property is not suitable for wheelchair users due to the number of steps around the resort.
All meals (unless stated otherwise), afternoon tea, all drinks to include house wine by the glass, beer, local-branded spirits, soft drinks and all activities (unless stated otherwise).
This property may be unsuitable for some guests due to 25 steps to Plantation Rooms, Courtyard Rooms Ist and 2nd floor, there are also steps to the lift, 4 steps at the entrance and 7 steps to the pool. The Virgin Holidays Special Assistance Team can be contacted by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0844 557 3998, Monday-Friday 9.00am-5.30pm.
Wheelchair accessible rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance pageCheck Prices Back to top
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Stayed here 26 April to 10 may x stayed in room 355 over looking the court yard x lovely room massive bed x all food was great in all restaurants x staff are brilliant nothing too much trouble and... Read more always happy and chatty x Ricardo barman in drifters even made me a special cocktail after I gave him the recipe xx loved the pools nice and shady cos it's hot hot hot ! Beach had a seaweed problem for a few days but all of the beaches in this area had the same problem due to an unusual sea current this year x staff worked endlessly in the heat to clear the seaweed x x do need swim shoes as there is a reef and remember it is a living reef so be mindful where u step this is home to some rare and beautiful sea life xx I recommend harbour lights night out we had a fantastic eve x also the sunset catamaran snorkel cruise x and the island jeep safari was excellent x we came for the cricket and met lots of fans at the hotel x very relaxing atmosphere x will b recommending to friends and family and we will b back x there are a lot of steps around the site so if u do have mobility difficulties this may not b for u x x Read less
Arrived with my wife at the end of April and gained a great arrival from Shenal at reception! She was great at helping us with tourist enquiries and told she thought we were "cool"! Service all... Read more round was great and friendly, rooms was large enough and kept clean regularly, food at breakfast was fresh and variable each day, lunch at Drifters was the same and the burgers were fantastic at Bernies. Al la cart was good but try and get yourself into Chop Sticks as many times as you can! The pool area is pretty small, but quiet and peaceful. The beach is ok but not good for swimming. Based on the service, food and location...we'll be back! Read less
Just arrived back from a two week holiday and can honestly say nothing was too much trouble for the staff. They are all typical Barbadians in that they are all very laid back. Excellent food in all... Read more outlets there. Beach full of seaweed but NOT the hotels faults. Lots of rock on main beach so walk to the left a little just past the private area of the hotel and there are some wonderful swimming areas, their sister beach Copacabana is excellent. Room 311 was excellent nothing to complain about at all. Read less
Third trip to Barbados, but the first time to the Savannah Beach hotel. Good choice of hotel, good location a few miles out of Bridgetown. Lovely old colonial style features. Lovely beach, but had... Read more problem with seaweed, which is not the fault of the hotel, and has been a problem around the island for some time. Unusual setting on a slope down to the sea, being two sets of buildings with features in between. Staff were in the main efficient, but things like having a full compliment of sugar, spoons, condiments etc at meal times doesn't happen. Having to look for one or more of the above at each meal is a bit of a nuisance.....but hey it's a small criticism. Room was big, as was the bed. Nice balcony with a sofa and footstool....would have liked a COFFEE TABLE instead or as well. Always plenty of hot water, but the shower needs updating. Food was in the main very good, with Drifters being the choice most days. Overall a good hotel, with good location at good value. There are a lot of stairs/steps at this hotel with lifts on one side only......ask before booking if you have mobility issues. Read less