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Standard Room, Oceanfront
Junior Suite, Pool View, Garden Area
Junior Suite, Ocean View
Suite, 1 Bedroom, Pool View, Garden Area
Mediterranean-style Barbados beachfront hotel
With a stay at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels in Paynes Bay (St. James), you'll be minutes from Paynes Bay Beach and close to Barbados Polo Club.
This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Sandy Lane Beach and Sunset Crest Shopping Centre.
Make yourself at home in one of the 104 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators. Rooms have private balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.
Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 3 outdoor swimming pools and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and gift shops/newsstands. Getting to the surf and sand is a breeze with the complimentary beach shuttle.
Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.
Featured amenities include a computer station, audiovisual equipment, and currency exchange. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center, conference/meeting rooms, and small meeting rooms. Free parking is available onsite.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Recreation options at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels include 3 freshwater pools (1 relaxation pool) and a spa tub. Water sports, including water skiing, sailing, snorkeling, and windsurfing, are complimentary. Banana boats, kayaks, and paddle boats are all on site. A complimentary children's club and teens’ lounge are also available. Babysitting is available for a surcharge.
Other amenities include a 24-hour fitness facility, computer station, complimentary wireless Internet access, a conference center, a hair and beauty salon, and 3 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, and an area shuttle is complimentary for hotel guests. The full-service Tamarind Spa offers massage, health and beauty treatments (reservations are required).
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Beach shuttle (complimentary)
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach sun loungers
- Beach towels
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- Computer station
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Children's club (free)
- Area shuttle (complimentary)
- Number of outdoor pools - 3
- Conference center
- Room service (limited hours)
- Full-service health spa
- Poolside bar
- Concierge desk
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Free parking
- Self parking
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Banquet facilities
- Audiovisual equipment
- Business services
- Total number of rooms - 104
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Security guard
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Tour assistance
- Currency exchange
- Medical assistance available
- Beauty services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Number of floors - 3
- Wedding services
- Free Wi-Fi
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Free parking, Self parking
- Room Amenities
- Shower/tub combination
- Balcony or patio
- Connecting / adjoining rooms available
- Premium TV channels
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Free Wi-Fi
Sugar Cane Room — Open-air, nonsmoking restaurant serving breakfast and afternoon tea.
Daphne's — Italian cuisine served nightly, from Tuesday through Sunday. This restaurant also has a bar.
Rilaks Deck - South Beach Miami inspired, this outdoor living area features an innovative and trendy tapas lounge and bar that serves light fare. 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.
BONUS: Complimentary cocktail upon arrival - Breakfast daily - Kids Club & Teens Lounge - Taste of Elegance* Dine around program with Elegant Hotels Group sister properties plus water taxi (weather permitting) with select Elegant Hotels Group west coast sister properties.
*transport other than water taxi not included, meal and drink supplements apply.
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.
- Banana boat on site
- Paddle boats (pedalos) on site
- Kayaking on site
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Scuba diving nearby
- Tennis nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Helicopter/airplane tours nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Parasailing on site
- Sailing on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Swimming on site
- Water skiing on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- Massages on beach
- Manicures and pedicures
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Ayurvedic treatments
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Guests arriving after 11:30 PM should contact the hotel in advance. Guests can contact the hotel for more information by calling the number provided in the booking confirmation email.
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa, JCB International, Diners Club
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Babysitting/childcare fee: USD 4.50 per hour, per child
- Additional Details
Reservations are required for spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel 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.