Best Barbados Resorts And Hotels in 2019-2020
Here are the best Barbados resorts and hotels in 2019-2020 - not all-inclusive, picked and are listed for your convenience: Fairmont Royal Pavilion, Bougainvillea Beach Resort, Time Out Hotel, Radisson Aquatica Resort, Southern Palms Beach Club, Port St. Charles, Hilton, Coconut Court Beach Hotel, Accra Beach Hotel & Spa.
St. Peter’s Bay Barbados - Family Friendly
Address: Hwy 1B, Little Battaleys BB26025
St. Peter’s Bay Barbados has won many awards including a Certificate of Excellence 2015 from Tripadvisor for being one of the best Barbados resorts. St. Peter’s Bay is located just south of Speightstown on the northwest coastline, this resort is situated on 4-acres along the beautiful white sand beach of St. Peter’s Bay. This Barbados resort is associated with two other nearby properties which are Port St. Charles Yacht Club and Port Ferdinand Luxury Marina and Residences. While staying at St. Peter’s Bay you will enjoy complimentary water taxi service to all three properties allowing you to enjoy numerous amenities. The four-story buildings have a traditional Bajan-style architecture and contain 57 units that range in size from 2,700 to 6,300 square feet.
Each of the three-bedroom suites has a luxurious interior décor of soft colors with big views of the Caribbean Sea from two or more terraces which include a private spa pool. The massive four-bedroom penthouse suites have oversized rooftop terraces of almost 1,000 square feet with a private pool, barbeque area and full wet bar. All accommodations have a fully equipped kitchen for you to enjoy as well as your own laundry area. During the day you will enjoy the solitude you seek on the white sand beach which is surrounded by a tropical landscape that includes numerous trees for shade and seclusion from other guests. You will enjoy superb swimming and snorkeling in the clear blue water as well as be able to view incredible wildlife like the Hawksbill turtle.
In addition while you are staying at St. Peter’s Bay you can arrange other watersport activities through your own personal concierge. Everyone will be delighted hanging out by the lagoon-style freshwater swimming pool which has a wonderful view of the Caribbean Sea. You can enjoy lunch or a cold libation at the Gazebo Bar and Grill which serves pool and beachside. When you want to work-out you can visit the state-of-the-art fitness center or stretch out at the yoga and pilates studio as well as visit the Sandbox Tree Spa at Port Ferdinand Luxury Marina and Residences. Dining options are limited at this Barbados resort with only the Gazebo Bar and Grill serving eclectic casual cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. But with a fully equipped kitchen and a grocery store nearby, you can create your own island dishes. The complimentary water taxi at St. Peter’s Bay Barbados can also take you to Port Ferdinand where you can indulge in fine dining at 13/59 or enjoy pizza at the Quarterback Bar and Pizzeria. The St. Peter’s Bay Barbados is very family-friendly but does not offer any type of kids club. Your concierge can arrange for babysitting as well as numerous family oriented activities.
Fairmont Royal Pavilion - Family Friendly During High Season
Address: Porters, Holetown, St. James, BB24051
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion is a luxury Barbados resort that is ideally situated for adults, although children under 9 years of age are admitted during high and holiday seasons. The low rise property is set along a three-quarter mile stretch of St. James Beach located on the western coastline of the island near Porter and just north of nearby Holetown. The resort has a quiet relaxed feel with under a 100 rooms, junior suites and villas. The guest rooms are large with a nice private balcony that overlooks the ocean. Junior suites are steps away from the water and an even bigger view from the private patios. Most accommodations include butler service. The property boasts a superb beachfront location with nice swimming and offers complimentary non-motorized watersport equipment like kayaks, windsurfs and paddle boats. There is also one freshwater swimming which is surrounded by a lush garden area and the Tamboras Bar is adjacent. The complex has two restaurants that serve a variety of international cuisine with ala carte menu service. The Palm Terrace Restaurant has big views and exceptional Caribbean inspired cuisine. Nightlife and other dining options are just a short taxi ride away at Holetown. The property has lighted tennis courts and a fitness onsite and in-room spa treatments area available. Activities for children are limited to high and holiday seasons when the resort does offer a Kids Club with supervised games.
Bougainvillea Beach Barbados Resort - Family Friendly
Address: Maxwell Coast Road, Christ Church, Maxwell, Christ Church, Barbados
Bougainvillea Beach Resort is a mid-rage and family-friendly Barbados resort situated along Maxwell Beach which is located on the southern coastline in Christ Church Parish. The four-story property has a beachfront location that offers plenty of activities for children and adults. Accommodations at this resort feature studios as well as one and two-bedroom suites. All are furnished with a kitchenette or full kitchen and a private balcony or patio. The complex offers a variety of complimentary non-motorized watersport equipment for guests like kayaks, wind surfs and boogie boards. There are plenty of other events to keep you and your family busy like the lawn game area, playgrounds and game room with table games such as billiards. There are three freshwater swimming pools onsite that have waterfalls and one has a swim-up bar. The resort has two beachfront restaurants onsite that serve ala carte menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The property is quiet at night and guests can choose to explore St. Lawrence Gap or Bridgetown for more dining as well as nightlife opportunities. There is an extensive Kids Club for children 3 to 12 years old that includes movie and dinner night events as well as a variety of supervised games.
Time Out Hotel - Family Friendly
Address: St Lawrence Gap, St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, Barbados
Timeout Hotel is a budget-type Barbados resort that is situated steps away from Dover Beach which is located on the southwestern coastline of the island adjacent to St. Lawrence Gap in Christ Church Parish. This low rise resort does not offer many amenities and is perfect for people that are looking to explore the nearby attractions, relax on the beach or experience the local Caribbean culture. Accommodations are average in size and not all rooms have a private balcony or patio. Motorized and non-motorized watersport equipment is available for rent by several vendors on the beach. The Sporting Pig is the only restaurant onsite serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with ala carte menu service as well as poolside signature island cocktails. Guests can walk to St. Lawrence Gap for additional dining and nightlife adventures as well as emerging themselves in the local island culture. The one freshwater swimming pool is centered in the middle of the complex and offers space for lounging and relaxing. There is not a kids club associated with this property.
Radisson Aquatica Resort Barbados - Family Friendly
Address: Aquatic Gap, Carlisle Bay, Bridgetown, St. Michael, Barbados
The Radisson Aquatica Resort is a great option for people looking for location, beach and off-property activities. This high rise Barbados resort is situated on a one-mile stretch of white sand along Pebbles Beach on the Carlisle Bay and Aquatica Gap area which is along the western coastline of the island near Bridgetown. The beach area is nice with plenty of opportunities to rent motorized and non-motorized watersport equipment from a local vendor. The complex has a variety of rooms and suites from beach view to beachfront to ocean view to business class rooms to one-bedroom suites. All rooms and suites have at least one private balcony or patio. The freshwater swimming pool is situated along the beachfront and patrons can indulge in lunch fare at Neptune’s Grill. The resort also features the Aquatica Restaurant which is located on pier which gives guests big views of the ocean while dining. There are other dining options within walking distance such as Sahara Arabic Grill and Falafel or Mama Mia’s Italian Deli and Pizzeria. Nightlife activities can be found by guests at the Aquatica Gap and Bridgetown where Shakers Bar and Grill is a favorite. This resort accommodates children but there is not an organized kids club on the property.
Southern Palms Beach Club - Family Friendly
Address: St. Lawrence Gap, St. Lawrence Gap, Christ Church, BB15017, Barbados
The Southern Palms Beach Club is a good option for families and couples that want the option of off-property entertainment. This low rise Barbados resort is located on Dover Beach at St. Lawrence Gap along the western coastline of the island. The beach is beautiful white sand that is dotted with umbrellas and the complex offers complimentary non-watersport activities such as boogie boards and windsurfs. Accommodations at this property include spacious rooms with private balconies or patios as well as large junior and luxury suites that are furnished with a kitchenette as well as a private balcony or patio. Rooms and some suites can be adjoined for families that are looking for more space. There is the Garden Terrace Restaurant onsite that features buffet-style dining and ala carte menu service for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Khus Khus Bar is ideal for light lunch snacks and island libations. The resort is within walking distance to many fine dining options like Sharkey’s as well as nightlife opportunities at the Reggae Lounge. There is live music onsite at the Garden Terrace Restaurant three nights a week. The resort offers a fitness center and a spa for that relaxing treatment. There is not a kids club onsite but this property has plenty of activities for children like miniature golf, shuffleboard and tennis courts onsite.
Port St. Charles Yacht Club - Family Friendly
Address: Heywoods, Speightstown, St. Peter, BB26013, Barbados
Port St. Charles Yacht Club is the perfect yacht and beach resort for families and sailors of all ages. This low rise Barbados resort is situated on Heywoods Beach and the manmade Sunset Island which is located on the northwestern coastline of the island near Speightstown in St. Peter Parish. The complex is spread out over 22 acres of very secluded tropical gardens and guests are shuttled around the resort by on-demand water taxis. Surrounded by a lagoon, Sunset Island is the center of the community and is perfect for mooring yachts at the resort. Accommodations at this resort range from one-bedroom to six-bedroom apartments and villas. Each has a full kitchen, view of the beachfront or lagoon, private balcony or patio and some have private boat slips. There is the Yacht Club Restaurant onsite which serves an ala carte menu of international and local cuisine for lunch as well as dinner but does not serve breakfast. The complex has live music on Friday nights at the restaurant. Dining and nightlife options are close at hand with a short taxi ride to Speightstown where several fantastic restaurants and nightclubs reside. There are two freshwater swimming pools including one on the island with a swim-up bar. The property has a fitness center, tennis courts and spa onsite for guests. There is a Kids Club on this resort during high season and other high occupancy times of the year.
Hilton Barbados Resort - Family Friendly
Address: Needhams Point, Bridgetown, St. Michael, BB11000, Barbados
Hilton Barbados Resort is a family- friendly high rise complex located along Carlisle Bay on Needham’s Point peninsula on the western coastline of the island just minutes away from Bridgetown and St. Lawrence Gap. The expansive beach space is excellent for all types of watersport activities that are provided by various vendors in the area. Rooms and suites are standard size with views of Carlisle Bay as well as the ocean with private balconies. Corner suites have two balconies for viewing pleasure. There are several restaurants onsite that serve a variety of cuisine from light snacks at Cuppa Café to fine casual dining at The Grille. There is plenty of nightly entertainment within the resort at Careenage Bar and the Water’s Edge Bar. Other dining and nightlife options are available just minutes away by taxi in neighboring Bridgetown and St. Lawrence Gap. The complex has a fitness center, tennis courts and a spa onsite when guests are looking for that relaxing treatment. The Kidz Paradise Club has two divisions for age groups. The Groovy Kidz Club is open to children 4 to 7 years of age and the Cool Kidz Club is reserved for children 8 to 13 years of age. This property has babysitting services for an additional fee.
Coconut Court Beach Hotel - Family Friendly
Address: The Garrison Historic Area, Hastings, Christ Church, BB15156, Barbados
Coconut Court Beach Hotel is a mid-range family-friendly four story Barbados resort situated along the western coastline near Bridgetown in the Christ Church Parish. The beach area here is nice and expansive with plenty of palm and coconut trees. The complex has a retro Caribbean décor that includes accommodations from studio rooms to apartments. All rooms have a kitchenette, view of the ocean or garden and a private balcony. This property does not offer complimentary non-motorized watersport equipment but there are a number of vendors along the beach that can provide snorkeling, kayaking and jet skiing opportunities. The resort has two restaurants onsite that offer buffet-style and ala carte menu service with the Blue Room Sports Bar and Grill a favorite at night. The property provides live music several nights a week as well as a weekly manager’s cocktail party. Plenty of dining and nightlife experiences can be found with short taxi ride to Bridgetown and St. Lawrence Gap. There is a large freshwater swimming pool and Seagrape Beach Bar is great for a light lunch. The resort does not offer a kids club but there is a separate paddling pool for children.
Accra Beach Hotel & Spa - Family Friendly
Address: Rockley, Rockley, Christ Church, Barbados
Accra Beach Hotel and Spa is a four-story family-friendly Barbados resort that is situated along Rockley Beach on the southwestern coastline of the island just south of Bridgetown in Christ Church Parish. The beach area is great with good white sand as well as plenty of trees and is a favorite with locals. The resort has several styles of accommodations from guest rooms to junior suites to two-bedroom suites. All rooms have a private balcony and views of the ocean or pool. Some rooms and suites have a private Jacuzzi. There is plenty to do on at this beach area with boogie boards and swimming with turtles as well as a wide assortment of motorized and non-motorized watersport equipment available from local vendors. There are two freshwater swimming pools including a swim-up bar and a quieter adults-only pool. There is poolside drink and food service by the Lagoon Bar. Several restaurants are onsite that serve breakfast, lunch and dinner including themed buffet-style nights. The Pacifika Kitchen is ideal for pan-Asian cuisine. The resort features karaoke, live music and DJ’s for nightly entertainment. Guests may travel a short distance to St. Lawrence Gap or Bridgetown for more dining and nightlife options. The complex has a fitness center and the Chakra Spa for that perfect treatment. The property offers Kids Club and there is a game room with air hockey, foosball and table tennis.
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