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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

All-inclusive beachfront hotel with spa, near Sandy Lane Beach

  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
From
A$575

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Paynes Bay, Paynes Bay, St. James, Barbados
8.8.Fabulous.
  • old run down facilities, food terrible, there are much better beaches on the west coast

    Aug. 28, 2018

  • The spread of the whole area and having 3 very separate pool areas made the hotel feel…

    Feb. 29, 2020

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • gap period enforced between guest stays24 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Guests rated location

Safe
Dining options
Walkable
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Bathtub
  • Gym
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 104 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Restaurant and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 3 outdoor pools

For families

  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (free)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Sandy Lane Beach - 11 min walk
  • Paynes Bay Beach - 1 min walk
  • Paradise Beach - 45 min walk
  • Barbados Polo Club - 14 min walk
  • Sandy Lane Golf Course - 18 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • 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

Location

Paynes Bay, Paynes Bay, St. James, Barbados
  • On the beach
  • Sandy Lane Beach - 11 min walk
  • Paynes Bay Beach - 1 min walk

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Sandy Lane Beach - 11 min walk
  • Paynes Bay Beach - 1 min walk
  • Paradise Beach - 45 min walk
  • Barbados Polo Club - 14 min walk
  • Sandy Lane Golf Course - 18 min walk
  • Sunset Crest Shopping Centre - 23 min walk
  • Chattel Village - 31 min walk
  • Holetown Monument - 35 min walk
  • Lime Grove Shopping Centre - 36 min walk
  • Batts Rock Beach - 37 min walk

Getting around

  • Grantley Adams Intl. Airport (BGI) - 33 min drive

At a glance

Hotel size

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

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Babysitting/childcare*
  • Free children's club

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite 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 English breakfast daily
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)

Things to do

  • Kayaking on site
  • Personal motorised watercraft on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Snorkelling on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Waterskiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • Conference centre
  • Computer station

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden

Accessibility

  • In-room accessibility

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • In-room climate control (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

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

All inclusive

This hotel is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.
Food and beverages
  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • Meals and beverages at companion properties

Activities and facilities/equipment
Water activities
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Tamarind Spa. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include facials, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

Dining

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). Open daily.

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

Recreation

On Site

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

Nearby

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Small print

Also known as

  • Tamarind Elegant Hotels Hotel Paynes Bay
  • Tamarind Elegant Hotels Resort Paynes Bay
  • Tamarind egant Hotels Paynes
  • Tamarind egant Hotels Paynes
  • Tamarind by Elegant Hotels Hotel
  • Tamarind by Elegant Hotels Paynes Bay
  • Tamarind by Elegant Hotels All Inclusive
  • Tamarind Elegant Hotels Hotel
  • Tamarind by Elegant Hotels Hotel Paynes Bay
  • 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

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Policies

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.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

FAQs

  • Yes, Tamarind by Elegant Hotels does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, there are 3 outdoor pools.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes, Rilaks Deck offers alfresco dining. Nearby restaurants include The Cliff (8-min walk), Cariba (10-min walk), and Sea Cat (2.2 mi).
  • Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, parasailing, and sailing. Additional recreation onsite includes volleyball. Indulge in a treatment at the spa, soothe your senses in the spa tub, or go for a swim in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools. Tamarind by Elegant Hotels also has 2 bars and a 24-hour fitness center, as well as a garden.
8.8.Fabulous.
  • 6.0.Good

    Holiday

    This hotel is in serious need of a makeover. Feeling very tired and a bit tatty. Bed was good and the food mainly OK but for the price it was not good enough. Great position on the beach could be much nicer.

    Ben, 3 night trip, Feb. 6, 2020

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Beautiful rooms, staff extremely welcoming. Fresh fruit at 11:00 and ice-cream in the afternoon was a highlight! Watersports team were fantastic.

    -, 4 night trip, Feb. 5, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    There was nothing too hard or impossible for the hotel and staff to make our stay with two toddlers as accommodating and enjoyable as possible

    3 night family trip, Jan. 22, 2020

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Wonderful beach and excellent swimming! Good food and a great staff.

    9 night romance trip, Jan. 10, 2020

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  • 2.0.Poor

    The hotel needs to be knocked down. The building is really old with exposed cinderblock walls and poor wiring of electrical boxes, bugs everywhere wall air conditioning which was not adequate

    7 night family trip, Dec. 27, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Beach and beach area are very nice although towel system to reserve seats is out of control. Property is tired and needs updating. Room almost right on the beach was a great surprise. Service levels were very mediocre (mostly people just going through the motions).

    4 night romance trip, Dec. 11, 2019

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  • 6.0.Good

    The beach was very disappointing. Little to no sand. Extremely rocky. Pools outdated. A lot of staff was extremely nice.

    6 night family trip, Nov. 26, 2019

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Beautiful in every sense, the location is incredible and the staff were extremely helpful.

    7 night trip, Nov. 23, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Great water sports. Some safety issues, especially slippery surfaces around pools.

    6 night family trip, Nov. 23, 2019

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Food excellent, staff very nice, but dinner service slow, 1 1/2-2 hrs for 2 people to eat dinner. Rooms nice, our room was renovated, but they left the old, outdated flooring??? We were beachfront, first floor, great view, however, complementary Wi-fi did not work as we were at the edge of the property. It was also the area that all the employees hung out on their breaks, so it wasn’t private or quiet. Bathroom could have been cleaner, mold on grout (use bleach) and dead bugs on walls/ceiling!!! Ugh.

    5 night trip, Oct. 24, 2019

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