Treasure Beach by Elegant Hotels

Barbados, Caribbean

The hotel

There’s no denying Barbados’s Platinum west coast is a magnet for beach lovers – so it’s rare to find a little sanctuary along its crowd-pulling sands that promises total serenity. Cue Treasure Beach by Elegant Hotels. Beyond the doors of this boutique hotel is an intimate adults-only concept that features bespoke art, culinary, and cultural experiences, from the complimentary Chef’s Dinner (for guests staying five nights or more) to nightly Sundowner Hour and Treasure Art Crawls around the island’s galleries and museums. Of course this is the Caribbean, so they’ve added a Beach and Pool Ambassador Service for those lazy island days. You can also hop on the free water taxi to sister properties, with more than 15 restaurants and bars, or simply ‘stay in’ to enjoy Treasure Beach’s complimentary breakfasts and the gourmet gastronomy of The Tapestry.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Swimming Pool
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Beachfront location
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkelling

Where is it

On the beachfront at the southern end of Payne’s Bay on the west coast of Barbados. Transfer time from airport: 40 minutes.

Hotel information

35 suites set in horseshoe shape around the pool. All with air-conditioning, two 43” flat-screen TVs, bluetooth speakers, multi device chargers, WiFi, yoga mats, bathrobes, mini-bar*, kettles, espresso machine, hair dryer, safe, iron and board. Garden View 1-Bedroom Suites have a separate living area which opens out to a patio or balcony, the bathroom has a separate shower and soaking tub. These suites have 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Half Board/Full Board options: available at a supplement.

Please note: guests on Half Board or Full Board will receive a $90 credit per adult towards the price of Christmas day and New Years' Eve Gala dinners.

Pool View 1-Bedroom Suites are similar with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Ocean View 1-Bedroom Suites are similar with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Deluxe 1-Bedroom Suites offer fantastic views of the Carribean with seperate living area which opens up to a spacious and furnished private patio with private plunge pool, bathroom with oversized shower, freestanding tub and upgraded bath amenities, with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Luxury Ocean View 1-Bedroom Suites surround you with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea with seperate living area which opens up to a spacious private patio with private plunge pool, bathroom with oversized shower, seperate tub, and upgraded bath amenities, complimentary daily stocked mini-bar including soft drinks and beers, and bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

Tapestry (high end culinary experiences with an open kitchen concept). Batik Bar. The Wine Cellar (extensive selection of wines with a sommelier). All guests receive one complimentary Chef's Dinner (five night minimum stay required, conditions apply).

Light entertainment in the evening.

Sandy beach and freshwater swimming pool with complimentary Ambassador service. Fitness centre and classes. Motorised and non-motorised water sports (available at Tamarind, charges may apply). Sundowner Hour - complimentary hour of daily featured alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Treasure Art Crawl* - stopping at museums and galleries throughout the island (runs weekly). Bespoke art, culinary and cultural recreational activities, from complimentary canvas painting to rock mandala painting. Water Taxi to select west coast sister properties (daytime only, weather permitting). Taste of Elegance dine around programme - access to over 15 restaurants and bars at sister properties nearby. 18-hole golf course nearby*.

Complimentary WiFi available throughout the property. Concierge services can assist in making reservations and suggestions for island tours and excursions.

Please note: a room levy of $17.50 per bedroom, per night applies (payable locally, subject to change).

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 page

5 nights between 1—28 Feb.

7 nights between 22 Dec—2 Jan.

* Denotes local charge.

Please note: Treasure Beach is an adults-only hotel - children under the age of 18 are not permitted.

Please note: this hotel is non-smoking in guest rooms. 

Dress code: no t-shirts, shorts or jeans in the evening. Gentlemen are required to wear collared shirts and trousers in the evenings.

 

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Mar 6, 2021 V9229UDnickb

Had a fantastic couple of days at treasure beach albeit under quarantine conditions wasn't allowed on the beach tho but the fantastic pool for ourselves basically the suite we had was just awesome massive comfy bed lovely bathroom all clean as a whistle we had amazing food and drinks obviously ordered and bought to our room nothing was too much… Read more
Had a fantastic couple of days at treasure beach albeit under quarantine conditions wasn't allowed on the beach tho but the fantastic pool for ourselves basically the suite we had was just awesome massive comfy bed lovely bathroom all clean as a whistle we had amazing food and drinks obviously ordered and bought to our room nothing was too much gardens pool sunloung area just so well kept excellent couple of days well done to all and everyone of the hardworking staff . Read less
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Dec 29, 2020 gaianeg2017 Toronto, Ontario

Dear readers, I would like to share with you our ‘vacation’ experience in Barbados in November 2020. It might be good information about potential outcome of your trip as well. A little bit pre-history. We love Caribbean vacations and went to more than 9 counties in Caribbean multiple times. We try to stay in all inclusive 5 star hotels. However,… Read more
Dear readers, I would like to share with you our ‘vacation’ experience in Barbados in November 2020. It might be good information about potential outcome of your trip as well. A little bit pre-history. We love Caribbean vacations and went to more than 9 counties in Caribbean multiple times. We try to stay in all inclusive 5 star hotels. However, we have never been in Barbados and I thought this is the time to see something new. Especially now when my husband was diagnosed with dementia it could be the last trip together. Knowing situation with COVID we went to have Covid 19 test done in Canada for people without symptoms and confirmed that test results will be ready in 3-5 business days. Great. Our results came negative and we were ready to fly. We decided to go to Barbados (all inclusive 7 days) that cost us more than even Aruba. I decided, ok, basically our last vacation together, I can use my savings, and we bought tickets. Excited about trip, we came to airport and flew to Bridgetown. As soon as we arrived, airport officials started requesting COVID results from passengers. I was sure that we are ready and can be on time for our transfer to hotel. But everything turned opposite. Our papers with negative results were 7 days old, which is not acceptable by Barbados officials. They require test to be the oldest in 72 hours. 72 hours? 3 days. How it is possible if test in Toronto can be done in 3-5 business days. Nobody in Barbados synchronized days with other countries. Ok. We were sent to the special line to have test done in airport. Nobody was really listening us, they just placed us in a waiting list completing tons of paper work manually. So, it took us another 3 hours to wait for test to be done where one of the officers stuff assured me that we will be taken to our hotel (‘Waves’ hotel) and will be on quarantine for 2 days. In two days we will need to have second test, and after good results will be allowed to go outside. 😮😩 This is not the end of the story yet. This is just a beginning. As a result of waiting test we missed our transfer to hotel and were taken by driver for 40 US dollars. We finally arrived to our destination hotel by 11:30 pm. I happily thought that we can relax and rest.... No, it is not so easy in Barbados. Hotel administrator came to us and explain that we cannot stay in hotel that we booked (please notice that it is opposite to what government official in airport told us). We need to go to another hotel Treasure beach where we will be on quarantine for two days until negative results received. Hotel administrator never mentioned that we could stay on quarantine in Waves hotel. She even said that our trips to another hotel and policlinic (back and force) will be complimentary. We arrived to Treasure beach hotel at night. They started to request payment for the transfer to their hotel. When I explain that it was complimentary they started to accuse me that I did not understand correctly and in the end I paid for it. We were allowed to go to the pool, but not to the beautiful ocean that we could watch outside. Torcher continues. Next day we received negative results from first test in airport. We were honestly taking temperature morning and night as promised and our hotel staff even organized transportation To go to policlinic (our expense again) to take second test hoping to start real vacation was not eliminated even when it was already 3 days of wasted time. They did test in policlinic and said that it will be ready in 24 hours. Next day I packed again and was ready to leave after receiving test results. Dear readers, results did not arrive. I went to ask front desk and they with the same attitude started to blame me that I said that second test needed to be done in 2 days, not 3. That real second test needed to be done in 3 days. Welcome to my feelings. They accuse me in lying when they misinformed me everywhere. In the mean time I saw that 3 other ‘prisoners’ were checking out, I asked them when they arrived? The answer was that they arrived same day as we did, they did second test same time as we did, they received negative results and were allowed to go to destination ‘Waves’ hotel. So, who was lying? I started to cry ..... it was last drop in the ocean of emotions. Hotel manager was sorry about it, but did not help us to receive results from second test even though I asked multiple times. She wanted to help and arranged with the ministry visit of the doctor next day that could take test and accelerate results. She also confirmed that we can go to the ocean to swim. Thanks GOD! Beautiful beach without any person close to 300 m. Thursday, which was 5th day, doctor came to take test. Results finally came on Friday. Of course negative. And we happily left ‘prison’ to hotel that we bought. Basically we had left 1 full day – Saturday to enjoy our most expensive vacation. Treasure Beach hotel is an outdated hotel with lots of bugs. We had dirty carpets, tons of ants and sometimes cockroaches. But I thought that it is for 2 nights and decided to stay patience. Next day of our stay our refrigerator started to lick. I showed it to cleaning lady. She trough towel on the floor which stayed there for the whole period of our stay. I am not sure how people can give to this hotel 4-5 stars? See pictures attached (including entrance of the room below ours) Food was not bad, but very limited choice. This is not real all inclusive option. Of course we had room service since we were on quarantine. Choice of the food is so small that we end up eating same thing over and over. On Tuesday that officially have sushi day and we were looking forward to have it. Of course when Tuesday came we were informed that this menu is unavailable. Our trip included all food and drinks. They had very poor choice of drinks and no nice cocktails. Unfortunately our last and only one day of vacation out of 7 end up not good as well. I placed my review about it under Waves hotel. I still do not understand how we end up staying more than 5 days in a hotel that we never wanted to stay. Waves hotel is much better than Treasure beach. We could of stay 2 days in a room there, and start out vacation third day. But due to ignorance of the administrator at that night we spent time in ‘prison’ hotel. Do you like this experience? Do you think we feel rested? Do you think 1/2 day vacation is good enough for the money we paid? Think twice before going to Barbados with the Covid 19 restrictions. Make sure you read all small fonts in government papers if you want to go. Make sure you read last documents because they are changing constantly. Make sure you understand what to expect and do not trust people in Barbados what they say. Know your rights. 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Dec 27, 2020 Ruth M Edinburgh, United Kingdom

We stayed here for 3 night whilst waiting for our Covid test results to come in. We used the government testing option (which was free) and it took just short of 72 hours. Those who paid for tests took around 2 days. The hotel had a great set-up to allow us to quarantine in comfort. As mentioned the pool area is small but adequate for families… Read more
We stayed here for 3 night whilst waiting for our Covid test results to come in. We used the government testing option (which was free) and it took just short of 72 hours. Those who paid for tests took around 2 days. The hotel had a great set-up to allow us to quarantine in comfort. As mentioned the pool area is small but adequate for families and sunbathing. Our room was on the floor level & was beautiful. Housekeeping items are delivered by request to your door. Fridges & good coffee machines in the room (ask for milk when ordering breakfast to keep in your fridge for the days cuppas!) 1 UK plug socket in our room & the rest US plug sockets. The food was good but limited (the banana pancakes for breakfast are fantastic!!!). As already said by previous poster the key is to order an hour/90 mins before you actually went to eat. Food can be delivered to your room or to the pool/beach deck area which is great! Eating your breakfast watching the sunrise is wonderful! Gym is small and must be booked beforehand as only 1 person allowed in at a time but it was very clean and well kitted out for a small space. Lots of books to borrow up near the gym area also in case you get bored in quarantine! WiFi was really good, never had an issue with connection or speed. Also no device restrictions like some hotels, you can have as many connected as needed. Staff are wonderful and make you feel comfortable whilst essentially “stuck” in their hotel waiting on results! Nothing was too much trouble! In terms of Covid, the hotel obviously take strict measures when cleaning, everyone wears a mask when walking around/at the bar area and lots of hand sanitiser dotted around. Hopefully this helps if you’re planning on using an Elegant Hotel & you need to quarantine here, you have nothing to worry about! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Quarantine experience 👍👍👍

Dec 18, 2020 WanderessM Mississauga, Canada

Chose Treasure Beach for our first 3 days on the island, while getting our second test and waiting for results. Very pleased - small cozy hotel right on a beautiful beach, nicely refurbished. We were able to use the pool (on the small side) and sit and watch the sea - no access to the beach while in quarantine. Guests wearing masks while walking… Read more
Chose Treasure Beach for our first 3 days on the island, while getting our second test and waiting for results. Very pleased - small cozy hotel right on a beautiful beach, nicely refurbished. We were able to use the pool (on the small side) and sit and watch the sea - no access to the beach while in quarantine. Guests wearing masks while walking around - but take them off on the deck. Limited menu - have to preorder food by calling or messaging the restaurant. First we were concerned about a bit of a wait - but the trick is to preorder a few hours in advance. Nice fish, burger, greek salad, cheese plate - can’t complain. Staff friendly and hard working. We also ordered covid tests to be done at the hotel ($200 pp) and airport pickup - great service, on time, very happy. Thank you Treasure Beach for making quarantine experience enjoyable!!! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Randhir Bhangoo / Room 214 / My Stay at Treasure Beach ( Quarantine Hotel )

Nov 7, 2020 851randhirb

My room was spotless The staff were amazing Everything was very good and i have no bad comments about hotel. They made me feel welcome, its nice because its a nice resort and other guests like me were under quarantine and we all met each other talked very very very friendly atmosphere. Its was very comfortable to quarantine here... My trip was… Read more
My room was spotless The staff were amazing Everything was very good and i have no bad comments about hotel. They made me feel welcome, its nice because its a nice resort and other guests like me were under quarantine and we all met each other talked very very very friendly atmosphere. Its was very comfortable to quarantine here... My trip was arranged by elegant resorts they were amazing and very very helpful... Read less