Vacation days are precious, so it’s understandable that couples and families want to make sure they enjoy them the best way possible. You might browse online Barbados reviews for the most luxurious resorts in the Caribbean, check the ‘gram for ideas, or ask friends for their favorite Barbados destinations. When you want to enjoy an amazing couple of family escape in Barbados, all roads lead to Waves Hotel & Spa, Tamarind, Turtle Beach and Crystal Cove, resorts in Barbados.
Featuring all-inclusive amenities and activities, these four resorts on the pristine beaches of Barbados each have their own distinctive character for whatever type of vacation you’re into, such as health and well-being, immersive fun, utter relaxation and upscale romance.
And at each resort, your room rate includes limitless food and drink, motorized and non-motorized water sports, bespoke tours and activities, personalized service, Wi-Fi and an open invitation to enjoy the dining, amenities and activities at each sister resort on the Platinum West Coast. Just hop on the resort’s complimentary water taxi, and enjoy!
Discover one of the finest Caribbean spa resorts that caters to mind and body holidays, including healthful dining options, cooking demonstrations with Chef Oli, a full-service spa, fitness center and our signature Toes in the Sand Beach Walk. This serene, early morning walk is a favorite way to relax the spirit and revive the mind.
Couples will love the adults-only side with garden views, while families will have fun on the family-friendly side of the resort with oceanfront accommodations. Waves Hotel & Spa is a boutique hotel and features just 70 accommodations, each highlighted by eco-chic décor inspired by nature and the sea. Neutral colors, driftwood-inspired accessories and wood flooring make your suite or guestroom feel like your private beach house.
With the Spa located on the adults-only side of Waves Hotel & Spa, couples have quick access to massages and more. There are also free spa treatments included with a minimum stay. Detox your pores in the complimentary sauna and steam room. Select from a full menu of soothing, hands-on treatments, including hot stone massage, Swedish massage, facials and body wraps. Waves is known for its Signature Bespoke Ritual, a two-hour journey of the senses. And the Romantic Couples Massage features a 60-minute massage treatment amid the flicker of candlelight and the scent of fresh rose petals.
For your next family vacation, choose a luxury Barbados hotel that has more to offer. Spacious suites, swimming pools, kid-centric activities and never-lift-a-finger service make Turtle Beach and Tamarind an ideal escape for families, so that everyone can return home rested and recharged.
Make great Caribbean memories together while you’re snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters, taking a tour of the island’s botanical gardens, sampling new flavors at dinner, or just making sand castles in the morning light. At Tamarind, the Flying Fish Kids Club is a supervised experience with an exciting array of games, crafts and activities for young guests who are 3–12 years old. They’ll get fully immersed in tropical fun with the Honorary Bajan Adventurer Programme, interactive pool games, beach walks and more. Teens have their own place to hang out, with video games and pool table.
This gives parents time to unwind at the spa, the adults-only pool or the bars and restaurants, including the resort’s signature restaurant.
The lively atmosphere at Turtle Beach suits its location on the South Coast of Barbados, near the popular Oistin’s Fish Fry and minutes away from the shopping, nightlife and culture of St. Lawrence Gap, known as “The Gap” by locals. You’re also a chip away from the 18-hole, PGA-sanctioned Barbados Golf Club. Free daily rounds for each guest (17+) are part of your all-inclusive stay, including round-trip transportation and clubs, too, amid the rolling green hills and wide-open fairways.
When you’re not exploring outside the resort, enjoy boogie boarding, snorkeling, pools kayaking and playtime on soft sand beaches. Turtle Beach also includes the popular Flying Fish Kids Club, a dedicated children’s pool and a playground. Kids can also become an Honorary Bajan in a fun-filled course where they learn local lingo and even learn how to bake and cook authentic Bajan foods.
With the charm of a seaside Caribbean village, Crystal Cove sweeps you off your feet. Named among the 2018 Top 5 Hotels in the Caribbean & Central America in the Condé Nast Reader's Choice Awards, this is one of the best Caribbean resorts for romance. Disconnect from everyday cares while you reconnect amid all-inclusive amenities, four restaurants and bars, personalized service and tropical beauty.
Savor every sensational moment of oceanside dining with your toes in the sand at Drifters Beach Bar & Restaurant. Chill at your choice of three freshwater lagoon pools. Linger under the cascading water at the resort’s Cave Bar, considered one of the Top 10 swim-up bars in the world. You’ll swim through a waterfall to reach the submerged bar seating and refreshing cocktails.
Learn more about the accommodations and inclusions at Waves Hotel & Spa, Tamarind, Turtle Beach and Crystal Cove and plan a memorable Barbados escape for your sweetheart or crew.