Set on a gorgeous beachfront on Barbados’ Platinum West Coast, Tamarind Hotel boasts ocean views and a laidback atmosphere. Here you can relax on the sand or enjoy a whole range of watersports and other activities, and with great food and an on-site spa you have everything you need for a memorable family holiday or romantic getaway.
At the on-site spa you can choose from a full menu of relaxing treatments, including Swedish, bamboo and Thai herbal ball massages, facials, sugar body scrubs and mud wraps, as well as beauty salon services such as manicures, pedicures and waxing.
There are 104 spacious rooms and suites, all with modern décor with vibrant tropical touches. Each has a balcony or patio with views of the hotel’s gardens or the ocean, and amenities include television, mini-fridge, safe and free WiFi. The interconnecting junior suites are ideal for families.
You can relax on the white-sand beach or at one of the pools, or enjoy a wide selection of complimentary watersports, including water-skiing, water-tubing, snorkelling, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, Hobie Cat sailing and a water trampoline. On dry land, you can join a complimentary yoga class or work out in the fitness centre. There’s a full programme of activities for children at the Flying Fish Kids Club, as well as a teen lounge, and you can also enjoy a selection of tours to local attractions including the Mount Gay Rum Distillery and Parliament House.
246 Deck offers a menu of local and international dishes with gorgeous ocean views, while Rilaks Deck & Bar is a relaxed beachfront lounge. Each week, there are themed nights, often with live music, and for something extra-special you can arrange a romantic private beach dinner. There are several open-air bars, with ocean and pool views, and the Dine Around programme means that you can also dine at Tamarind’s nearby sister properties.
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