Situated on the western coast of Barbados, the Tamarind by Elegant Hotels features an idyllic location resting on a 750ft crescent of white sandy beach. The Tamarind by Elegant Hotels combines contemporary and modern interior design with serene outdoor spaces to create an experience that is as much family-friendly as it is an exclusive adult getaway.
This all-inclusive resort has recently reopened after receiving a complete renovation of its rooms and facilities and features over 100 well-appointed guestrooms and suites spread across several hacienda-style buildings located on the pristine beach. There are a range of activities and facilities that await you while staying at the Tamarind by Elegant Hotels with its selection of outdoor swimming pools to enjoy or why not try out, the newly built intimate spa and relaxation pool or keep fit in the state-of-the-art gymnasium. Younger guests need not be bored while staying at the Tamarind by Elegant Hotels with a state-of-the-art children's club (4-12 yrs.) run by trained staff offering a wide range of daily activities from 9am until 5:30pm. There is also the Club Tamarind for older kids that offer contemporary loungers with games consoles and video games to play on. Outdoor activities include the hotel's “aqua school”, which offers complimentary use of a range of non-motorised water sport equipment and lessons including kayaking, snorkelling, wind surfing and sailing.
Outside the resort there is even more to do and see with; attractions including the Barbados Museum, underwater reef tours at Atlantis Submarine and plenty of shopping to be found on Broad Street. You can find even more water sports at the nearby beaches and the resort is also well located close to 2 major golf courses for those who enjoy the sport. You can also find tennis courts located at the Tamarind's partner property Crystal Cove, and the reception and concierge desk can help you with services such as currency exchange and vehicle rental, as well as, provide information on the several excursions run in the area.
Distance from Airport:
17 miles (Approximately)
This luxurious resort features a variety of standard single rooms, as well as, several different suites to accommodate almost any guest. The 104 redesigned guestrooms all offer great views of the sea and coast or the pool and gardens and come fully equipped with all the necessary amenities including:
non-smoking rooms, en-suite bathroom with bath/shower and W/C, private balcony or patio to enjoy the views, mini-fridge (not stocked), telephone, flat screen TV with cable service, air conditioning, iPod docking station, radio, hairdryer and an in room safe/deposit box.
The standard guestrooms can accommodate up to 2 adults with the king size bed or 2 twin beds in the deluxe rooms and a sofa chair/bed in the living area suitable for 1 child.
Junior suites feature even more space than the standard rooms with oversized living areas and can accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Each suite comes with either a king size or twin beds and a sofa bed in the living area.
One bedroom suites offer more luxury with a separate bedroom and living area with comfortable accommodation for up to 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.
40 minutes (Approximately)
Location and Resort:
The Tamarind by Elegant Hotels occupies a beachfront location next to the palm fringed stunning beach in the resort. Why not grab a lounger and chill out in the sunshine or take a dip in the clear warm waters during your stay at the Tamarind Cove Hotel. St James beach offers a range of water sports activities including water skiing, jet skiing and sailing. You could always check out the free water sports on offer at the hotel too - what more could you ask for on a holiday to St James?
For those of you who are in to golf, why not visit the 18-hole golf course in the resort on your holidays. St James is just 20-minutes from Bridgetown the island's capital of Barbados should you want to check out the shops or you could head to the famous St Lawrence Gap for a late night of dancing at one of the street parties. Other fun things to do on your St James holidays includes horse riding, cricket, paragliding if you're feeling adventurous or why not explore the underwater caves and do a spot of diving - there is just so much to choose from on a holiday at the Tamarind Cove Hotel in St James.
Eating and Drinking:
As part of the resort's all-inclusive package guests can enjoy all meals, drinks and snacks at the hotel included in the price of your stay.
Rilaks Deck is a south beach Miami inspired restaurant with its outdoor living area and trendy tapas lounge. The restaurant offers all day dining between 11am and 5pm with cocktails and light cuisine served from 6pm till midnight all complimented by various genres of music from R&B to Jazz, Caribbean and Soul.
The Sugar Cane is an open air restaurant that serves breakfast from 7:30am to 10am and an afternoon tea service from 3pm till 5pm.
For a memorable dining experience the 246 bar and restaurant sits against the backdrop of one of Barbados's most idyllic beachfronts. The restaurant features an all-day dining menu available between 11am and 9pm in addition to its excellent dinner service from 6:30pm till 9:30pm. There is also live music performed at the restaurant on select evenings and the bar is open daily between 11pm and 12am.
There is a selection of pool facilities at the hotel with 3 fresh water outdoor swimming pools including a separate pool for children and one featuring a whirlpool. All located in the lush gardens of the property with plenty of free loungers and sunbeds to be found on the terrace next to the pool.
The Tamarind by Elegant Hotels offers a fabulous experience for all, situated close to all the shops and attractions of the island, the luxurious facilities and accommodation will make your experience staying in Barbados an even more enjoyable one.
Couples, families and groups.
Hotel Children's Club
Hotel Water Sports