Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels

Barbados, Caribbean

The hotel

Turtle Beach is a premium All Inclusive, all-suite hotel located on the south coast of Barbados. The spacious, attractive suites at this elegant hotel look out over the pristine gardens, breathtaking ocean and swimming pools. With a wide selection of water sports included you will be hard pressed to fit everything in. The refreshing breezes of the south coast make for excellent Hobie Cat sailing. Children are really well catered for at Turtle Beach, with their own pool, organised activities and an excellent, complimentary kids' club for ages 3-12. With three different restaurants, ice cream parlour and coffee bar you are spoilt for choice when dining and the hotel is just moments away from the lively St Lawrence Gap.

Amenities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Wedding
  • Families
  • Honeymoon
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Eat Free
  • Room Service
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Beachfront location
  • Tennis

Where is it

On Dover Beach, within walking distance of St Lawrence Gap. 15 minutes to Bridgetown. Transfer time from airport: 15 minutes.

Hotel information

161 suites on 4 floors in 4 interlinked buildings with 2 lifts. All with private balcony/terrace, air-conditioning, complimentary WiFi access, flat-screen satellite TV, iPod dock, mini-fridge (not stocked), safe, iron and board and hairdryer. Junior Suite Pool/Garden View with 1 queen-size bed or 2 twin beds plus sofa bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. All rooms are non-smoking.

All Inclusive of: all meals including afternoon tea and snacks, all premium and local-brand drinks (fine wines and Champagne at extra charge). All activities and entertainment above unless otherwise stated.

Junior Suite Oceanview are as Junior Suite Pool/Garden view but with sea views, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Junior Suite Deluxe Oceanview with 1 king-size bed and includes sitting area with sofa bed and sun loungers on the balcony, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Junior Suite Oceanfront are closest to the beach, with 1 queen-size bed or 2 twin beds, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Wheelchair accessible Junior Suite Oceanfront available with roll-in shower and king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

1-Bedroom Suite Pool/Garden View with separate bedroom, bathrobes and daily replenished mini-bar, with 1 king-size bed with a sofa bed in the living room, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.

1-Bedroom Oceanview Suite with separate bedroom, bathrobes and daily replenished mini-bar, with 1 king-size bed with a sofa bed in the living room, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.

Family Connected Oceanview Junior Suites consist of 2 Junior Suite Oceanview Rooms, sleeping maximum 6 adults or 4 adults and 4 children.

  • Kids stay and eat free: up to two children (2-5 years) stays and eats free when sharing a room with one or two adults for travel completed between 5 Jan '20–2 Jan '21. 

    Any applicable offers have been calculated into the prices shown. Offers may not be combinable. 

Why is this a Virgin Holidays Favourite?

We love Turtle Beach by Elegant Hotels for its enviable location and fantastic premium all inclusive board basis

A perfect option for those wanting a family holiday, Turtle Beach has an excellent kids' club to keep the little ones entertained!

Couples and groups needn't look elsewhere though, as the hotel offers a wide range of activities and facilities to suit all ages, with complimentary water sports and fabulous spa and beauty treatments

Exclusive Virgin Holidays benefits:

  • Express check in
  • 15% discount at the spa
  • 15% discount at Daphne’s Restaurant

Chelonia Restaurant, open-air restaurant serving International cuisine for breakfast and dinner, newly redesigned beachfront restaurant, Sand Trap, offers a taste of authentic local flavours, Asiagos Restaurant serving international cuisine with a Barbadian infusion (over 12 years only, reservations required and some dishes are at a supplement). 2 new dining outlets now open — Half Moon Coffee Bar & Deli serving up signature hot and cold lattes, tea, sweet and savory snacks and Grab and Go small bites. Freeze Ice Cream Parlour provides the ultimate cool down with a variety of ice cream flavours and cones as well as sundaes and classic milkshakes, all sprinkled with your favourite toppings! Beach Ambassador service, with afternoon treats including ice cream and fresh fruit. Taste of Elegance Dine Around Programme* at select sister properties (transport not included, meal and drinks may supplements apply). Room service*. All restaurants are non-smoking.

Live, local entertainment. Pop up bars delivering tastes of local drinks and snacks.

2 freeform swimming pools and children’s pool, Jacuzzi, 2 floodlit tennis courts, fitness centre, on-site beauty salon and spa services*, aerobics and aquacise. Complimentary non-motorised water sports: boogie boarding, kayaking, Hobie Cat boat rides, (water-skiing* at sister resort Crystal Cove. Transfer extra*). Flying Fish Kids' club (9:00am-9:00pm, 3-12 years) with full activity programme, marine programmes and golf lessons*. Family activities such as scavenger hunts, Calypso, limbo dancing and live cooking demonstrations. Bespoke tours including Pepperpot Culinary tour*. Experience Soft Adventure Packages at Turtle Beach — including nature hike and go-kart racing*, Family boot camp, tennis clinics with professional tennis coach, yoga and neighborhood walks.

Complimentary WiFi in suites and throughout the property. Green Globe certified. Comprehensive activities programme for all ages.

Please note: a room levy of $9.63 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

1 night between 5 Jan-21 Dec.

7 nights between 22 Dec-2 Jan.

* Denotes local charge

Please note: child ages up to and including 16 years.

Dress code: smart casual in the evenings, with trousers and collared shirts for gentlemen. Asiagos offers fine dining and requires semi-formal attire including full-length trousers for all guests and dress shoes. To maintain the elegant atmosphere desired, guests wearing the following will not be seated: jeans, capri-style trousers, sleeveless men's shirts, t-shirts without collars, shorts, tank tops, bathing suits, hats on gentlemen, trainers or bare feet.

Rating summary

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Great location but really needs renovations

Apr 24, 2020 angelinaballerina6 Toronto, Canada

Pros: - Turtle Beach is SO clean (arguably most important) - Wonderful service and staff - Food options were limited but overall fairly tasty - Upgraded us to a beautiful oceanfront view - Location is fantastic in St Lawrence Gap, which is a great place to go for two women looking for night life, it was on the edge of a strip with many… Read more
Pros: - Turtle Beach is SO clean (arguably most important) - Wonderful service and staff - Food options were limited but overall fairly tasty - Upgraded us to a beautiful oceanfront view - Location is fantastic in St Lawrence Gap, which is a great place to go for two women looking for night life, it was on the edge of a strip with many bars Cons: - REALLY needs work and I wouldn't recommend it until Marriott goes in and renovates it - Very overpriced - Wifi was hilariously non-existent and very frustrating to constantly try and connect - Zero sound proofing in the rooms even though the resort itself was dead; on my last day, I said to my friend as we woke up, wouldn't it have been nice to wake up organically on vacation and not from the noise in the other rooms and hallways? - Very dated, water problems, needing work - Quite boring/dead - absolutely nothing happened after 10pm Read less
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Apr 13, 2020 GoPlaces24384858041 Lexington, South Carolina

Perfectly sized resort that gives an intimate vibe and allows impeccable service. The staff really goes out of their way to accommodate needs and always puts the customer first. The resort is very well kept and in tip top shape. Has an ambiance you won't find in newer properties.
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Apr 13, 2020 jacquitinson Essex, United Kingdom

great stay hotel little tired but the staff made up for that they went out of there was to help as much as possible ,service excellent ,food great had a excellant holiday would go back beach was clean and great ,lovely time spent there
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Lovely facilities, fabulous staff

Apr 2, 2020 75rebeccaa Leicester, England, United Kingdom

We went for a week to Turtle Beach hotel. The hotel has lovely facilities and the place is kept spotless. Every single member of staff was so helpful and friendly, especially the guys who look after you around the pool, bringing drinks, fruit and lollies 👍👍 Food quality was excellent, drinks lovely. It was easy to book the a la carte restaurants… Read more
We went for a week to Turtle Beach hotel. The hotel has lovely facilities and the place is kept spotless. Every single member of staff was so helpful and friendly, especially the guys who look after you around the pool, bringing drinks, fruit and lollies 👍👍 Food quality was excellent, drinks lovely. It was easy to book the a la carte restaurants and no limit how many times you could go to them. The only single criticism I could give is that our room’s bathroom was a bit dated and tired looking. However our room was lovely, large and kept immaculate by the housekeepers. Read less
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Mar 27, 2020 michaelpearson57 Birmingham, United Kingdom

my wife and I booked a flop and drop week in the sun. Weather superb, 30/31 daily, rain on 2 mornings only (not bad for march.) Food plentiful (all buffet ) but poor choice. The food got worse as the week went by - but I think this was in line with the coronavirus situation. On the day we left people were being advised to leave.Staff were superb… Read more
my wife and I booked a flop and drop week in the sun. Weather superb, 30/31 daily, rain on 2 mornings only (not bad for march.) Food plentiful (all buffet ) but poor choice. The food got worse as the week went by - but I think this was in line with the coronavirus situation. On the day we left people were being advised to leave.Staff were superb - but a note of interest is we found the elderly staff a little more grumpy. !!! Hotel very dated - but pleasant enough. One to tick off. Read less