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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Barbados (all), Barbados

4-star4 stars
Paynes BayBarbados (all)St. JamesBarbados, (02) 8228 1927

Beachfront resort in Holder's Hill with spa, restaurant
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  • Free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
  • The staff of this hotel are really friendly and helpful there is very few places to eat…Apr 7, 2018
  • Lovely Hotel on a perfect beach on the west side of Barbados. Wonderful swimming! Jan 16, 2018
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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Barbados (all), Barbados

from A$1,098
  • Standard Room, Oceanfront
  • Junior Suite, Pool View, Garden Area
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Oceanfront
  • Junior Suite, Ocean View
  • Standard Room, Pool View, Garden Area
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Pool View, Garden Area
  • Junior Suite, Ocean View (Family Connected )
  • Family Suite, Connecting Rooms

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 104 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Pool sunloungers
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa tub
  • Beach towels
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Conference centre
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Rilaks Deck - This restaurant serves lunch and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Sugar Cane Room - This restaurant serves breakfast only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Daphnes Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Open select days.

246 Bar and Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.


On Site

  • Spa tub
  • Kayaking on site
  • Personal motorised watercraft on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Snorkelling on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Waterskiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site


  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Barbados (all), Barbados’s small print

Also known as

  • Tamarind Elegant Hotels Hotel Paynes Bay
  • Tamarind Elegant Hotels Hotel
  • Tamarind Elegant Hotels Paynes Bay
  • Tamarind Elegant Hotels
  • Tamarind Cove Saint James
  • Hotel Tamarind Cove
  • Tamarind By Elegant Hotel Paynes Bay
  • Tamarind By Elegant Hotels Barbados/Saint James Parish
  • Tamarind Cove Barbados


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.

Reservations are required for spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Barbados (all), Barbados


  • On the beach
  • Paynes Bay Beach - 4 min walk
  • Sandy Lane Beach - 14 min walk
  • Sandy Lane Golf Course - 19 min walk
  • Chattel Village - 30 min walk
  • Holetown Monument - 33 min walk
  • Holetown Beach - 37 min walk
  • Batts Rock Beach - 39 min walk

Getting around

  • Bridgetown (BGI-Grantley Adams Intl.) - 32 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 80 reviews

Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Barbados (all), Barbados
Amazing. Best hotel I have ever stayed at with the best service. Didn’t leave for 2 days straights which is unlike me. Excellent watersports included. Ether at breakfast is amazing!
Marc, gb3 night romance trip
Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Barbados (all), Barbados
Perefect Barbadian beach hotel.
Excellent hotel, perfect location on the beach, and friendly helpful staff. I didn't want to leave.
A Traveller, gb5 night romance trip
Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Barbados (all), Barbados
poorly managed
Terrible service on Xmas day. Poor communication to guests. Very expensive poor value
Stephen, gbFamily trip
Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Barbados (all), Barbados
Very Good8.0
Stayed at room 329, best view!
A Traveller, us4 night romance trip
Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Barbados (all), Barbados
Barbados Heaven
The Tamarind Cove is a splendid spot for total relaxation in an elegant setting with the friendliest staff in the Caribbean.
A Traveller, us4 night romance trip

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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, Barbados (all), Barbados

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