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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

Paynes Bay, Paynes Bay, BB
Classic Preferred Hotel

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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

OVERVIEW

Hotel Overview

Pools, water sports
This St James hotel about 2 km (1.25 mi) south of Holetown on Barbados' west coast features 3 swimming pools, myriad water sports, and a 137-m (150-yd) beachfront.
Poolside bar
Tamarind by Elegant Hotels offers an outdoor pool with a poolside bar, along with a fitness center containing cardio equipment and free weights.
Patios or balconies
The 104 guestrooms and suites blend Mediterranean influences with casual Caribbean style. Most feature beach views from private patios or balconies.

Know Before You Go

  • Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

What to expect:

  • Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Location

Paynes Bay, Paynes Bay, BB

Airport:

BGI - Grantley Adams International Airport

ROOMS

Overview

<p>Tamarind by Elegant Hotels offers 104 guestrooms and suites in four Mediterranean-style, three-story, cream-colored buildings (no elevators) with red-tile roofs.</p> <p>Private balconies or ground-floor patios are furnished with dining sets. Bathrooms are marble. English toiletries are by Gilchrist & Soames.</p> <p>Televisions offer U.S./international cable channels. Decor includes soft colors and rattan furniture. Compact refrigerators are stocked with minibar items on request. Smoking is permitted only on balconies and patios.</p>

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room massage available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony or patio
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

DETAILS

Property Amenities

Recreation options at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels include three freshwater pools, a relaxation pool, and a spa tub. Water sports, including water skiing, sailing, snorkeling, and windsurfing, are complimentary. A kids’ club and teens’ lounge are also available.

Other amenities include a hair and beauty salon and three shops. Rooms service is available. The hotel also offers a dine-around program with restaurants at partner properties (transportation other than water taxi is not included); meal and drink fees apply. A water taxi operates between the hotel and nearby partner properties.

  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Restaurant
  • Hair salon
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms - 104
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Conference space
  • Free breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Full-service spa
  • Wedding services
  • Children's club
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Conference center
  • One meeting room
  • Free self parking
  • Computer station
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (free)

Number of rooms: 104

Policies

Know Before You Go

  • Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Dining

Sugar Cane Room
Open-air, nonsmoking restaurant serving breakfast and afternoon tea.
Rilaks Deck
South Beach Miami inspired, this outdoor living area features an innovative and trendy tapas lounge. Various genres of music ranging from R&B, Jazz, Caribbean & Soul.
246 Bar & Restaurant
Bringing the spectacular beach backdrop into the dining experience. Guests enjoy a premium position on one of Barbados' most idyllic beachfronts. Live poolside music on select evenings.

Recreation

The hotel's 137-m (150-yd) beachfront is furnished with lounge chairs. Three pools provide freshwater swimming. Two are shaped like 15.25-m-long (50-ft) snow figures and provide views of the Ocean. Featuring a water spout, the third has scalloped edges, measures approximately 10.75 by 10.75 m (35 by 35 ft), and lies in an enclosed courtyard.

Tamarind by Elegant Hotels provides 30-minute snorkeling excursions to a nearby sunken barge and 30-minute boat cruises along the coast?both complimentary. Also complimentary are water skiing, tubing, and banana-boating as well as snorkeling gear, kayaks, sailboats, boogie boards, and windsurfers.

Independent operators on the beach rent personal watercraft and offer parasailing. On request, other independent operators pick up guests for scuba lessons, certification classes, and excursions.

Use of lighted tennis courts is complimentary at two partner hotels, Crystal Cove and Colony Club, with complimentary water-taxi service provided between mid-morning and mid-afternoon. The nearest golf courses are at Sandy Lane, 500m (547 yds) away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golf - driving range
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing