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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

 
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Location

  • 18.5 km from Barbados airport
  • Located directly on the beach
  • Payne's Bay Beach
  • 1.2 km from Sandy Lane Country Club
  • 8.1 km from Bridgetown

Address

Payne's Bay, Saint James, Barbados 24023

Hotel description

Tamarind blends Mediterranean influences with casual, contemporary Caribbean style, making this crescent of white sand beach on the island's luminous West Coast the ideal setting for couples, families, reunions and retreats.

Meal and beverage plans

All Inclusive Plan

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Domestic alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Dinner at Positano's located at the sister resort The House by Elegant Hotels

Additional inclusions

  • Tamarind Teens Den
  • Kid's Club for ages 3-12 years
  • Select motorized and non-motorized water sports
  • WiFi throughout the property
  • Stay at 1, Play at More!
  • Beach ambassador service
  • Complimentary water taxi transportation between west Coast Elegant Hotel properties. (Daytime service only, weather permitting, excludes Turtle Beach by Elegant Resorts)
Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Number of rooms: 101
Number of restaurants: 2
Number of bars: 3

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Important Notes

Positano's Restaurant is located at the sister resort The House by Elegant Hotels currently closed until December 16,2023.

All guests staying at Tamarind on an All-Inclusive basis will be entitled to have dinner at Positano on a Tamarind/Inclusive special dinner menu with specified cocktails and wine by the glass. Dinner will be available nightly from 6:30 pm through 9:30 pm except on Mondays when it is closed. Positano’s dinner menu for all Inclusive guests will consist of a selection of appetizers, main courses and desserts options; along with tea, coffee plus a cocktail and wine by the glass. Alternative selections from Positano's regular menu plus fine wines and champagne will be available at a supplement charge.

Tamarind all inclusive guests are required to visit Tamarind’s Front Desk or Concierge’s Desk to make their dinner reservation. There are no restrictions on the number of times guests can dine at Positano’s but please note that reservations can only be confirmed 48 hours in advance and are subject to availability.  For Dinner, no flip flops, head wear, sleeveless shirts, beach wear or cargo shorts are to be worn.

Festive Season: All guests staying at Tamarind, that wish to dine over the Festive period at Positano, will receive a US$90 credit (adult) US$45 (child) credit towards the price of Christmas Day and New Year's Eve Gala Dinners. Prices for the dinners will be made available upon arrival of the guest and all additional charges will be paid locally at the Front Desk by the guest.

Please note that the local Barbados room levy fees will be charged and collected by the hotel locally by cash or credit card.

Check-in: Any child under the age of 16 years must occupy a room with a parent or guardian.

Smoking policy: Smoking is not allowed in any guest room and should be restricted to the allocated area only. Should the client choose to smoke in the guest room, a cleaning charge of US $200.00 will be applied to their bill.

Water sports: The hotel has no affiliation with any watersports activities that are not offered in the complimentary watersports package (the “Watersports Package”). The hotel shall not be held liable if a guest purchases or uses any watersports activity other than those included in the Watersports Package, such purchase or usage is strictly between the guest and the vendor and will be at the sole risk of the guest.

The hotel will close from July 15, 2024 until July 25, 2025 and will reopen as an Autograph Collection hotel.

All guests staying at Tamarind will have access to restaurants at Crystal Cove ( hotel closed Febuaryary 1, 2025 - December 1, 2025) and Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels.

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Pool Garden View Room, All Inclusive, One King

Meal plan: All Inclusive Plan
Room view: Garden view or pool view
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed and 1 pull-out sleeper chair
Maximum occupancy: 3
Occupancy detail: 1-2 adults, 2 adults and 1 child, 1 adult and 2 children
Room service: Room service available ($)
Maid services: Daily maid service
Room amenities:
Balcony or terrace, Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, In-room safe, Mini-fridge.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with tub and separate shower, Hairdryer.
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Ocean Front Room, All Inclusive, One King Balcony

Meal plan: All Inclusive Plan
Room view: Ocean view
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed and 1 pull-out sleeper chair
Maximum occupancy: 2
Occupancy detail: 1-2 adults
Room service: Room service available ($)
Maid services: Daily maid service
Room amenities:
Balcony, Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, In-room safe, Mini-fridge.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with tub and separate shower, Hairdryer.
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Junior Suite Pool View, All Inclusive, Junior Suite Balcony

Meal plan: All Inclusive Plan
Room view: Pool view
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds and 1 sofa bed
Other areas: Sitting area.
Maximum occupancy: 4
Occupancy detail: 1-3 adults, 2 adults and 2 children
Room service: Room service available ($)
Maid services: Daily maid service
Room amenities:
Balcony, Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, In-room safe, Mini-fridge.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with tub and separate shower, Hairdryer.
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Junior Suite Ocean View, All Inclusive, Junior Suite

Meal plan: All Inclusive Plan
Room view: Ocean view
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds and 1 sofa bed
Other areas: Sitting area.
Maximum occupancy: 4
Occupancy detail: 1-3 adults, 2 adults and 2 children
Room service: Room service available ($)
Maid services: Daily maid service
Room amenities:
Balcony or terrace, Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, In-room safe, Mini-fridge.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with tub and separate shower, Hairdryer.
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Two Connecting Ocean View, All Inclusive Junior Suite

Meal plan: All Inclusive Plan
Room view: Ocean view
Air conditioning: Yes
Bedding: 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds and 1 sofa bed
Other areas: Sitting area.
Maximum occupancy: 8
Occupancy detail: 1-6 adults, 6 adults and 2 children, 4 adults and 4 children
Room service: Room service available ($)
Maid services: Daily maid service
Room amenities:
Balcony or terrace, Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, In-room safe, Mini-fridge.
Bathroom amenities:
Private bathroom with tub and separate shower, Hairdryer.
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Restaurants & Bars

Restaurants

2 restaurants
  • Sugar Cane room - Buffet - International
  • 246 Restaurant & Bar - À la carte - International and Local cuisine

Bars

3 bars
  • Restaurant bar
  • Beach Bar
  • Lounge Bar

Activities

Pools

3 pools
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor adult pool

Motorized and non-motorized water sports

  • Kayak
  • Hobie cat
  • Paddle board
  • Snorkeling
  • Water trampoline
  • Water tubing

Land activities

  • Bicycle

Entertainment

  • Teen's Club
  • Kid's Club

Health and Relaxation

  • Fitness centre
  • Spa ($)

Other facilities & services

  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding packages and services ($)
  • Babysitting service
  • Gift shop
  • Convention centre
  • Beauty salon
  • Local shuttle service
  • Meeting facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Tour desk
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Positano's Specialty Restaurant

Positano's Restaurant is located at the sister resort The House by Elegant Hotels currently closed until December 16,2023.

All guests staying at Tamarind on an All-Inclusive basis will be entitled to have dinner at Positano on a Tamarind/Inclusive special dinner menu with specified cocktails and wine by the glass. Dinner will be available nightly from 6:30 pm through 9:30 pm except on Mondays when it is closed. Positano’s dinner menu for all Inclusive guests will consist of a selection of appetizers, main courses and desserts options; along with tea, coffee plus a cocktail and wine by the glass. Alternative selections from Positano's regular menu plus fine wines and champagne will be available at a supplement charge.

Tamarind all inclusive guests are required to visit Tamarind’s Front Desk or Concierge’s Desk to make their dinner reservation. There are no restrictions on the number of times guests can dine at Positano’s but please note that reservations can only be confirmed 48 hours in advance and are subject to availability.  For Dinner, no flip flops, head wear, sleeveless shirts, beach wear or cargo shorts are to be worn.

Festive Season: All guests staying at Tamarind, that wish to dine over the Festive period at Positano, will receive a US$90 credit (adult) US$45 (child) credit towards the price of Christmas Day and New Year's Eve Gala Dinners. Prices for the dinners will be made available upon arrival of the guest and all additional charges will be paid locally at the Front Desk by the guest.

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Barbados Room Levy

Please note that the local Barbados room levy fees will be charged and collected by the hotel locally by cash or credit card.

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Hotel Policies

Check-in: Any child under the age of 16 years must occupy a room with a parent or guardian.

Smoking policy: Smoking is not allowed in any guest room and should be restricted to the allocated area only. Should the client choose to smoke in the guest room, a cleaning charge of US $200.00 will be applied to their bill.

Water sports: The hotel has no affiliation with any watersports activities that are not offered in the complimentary watersports package (the “Watersports Package”). The hotel shall not be held liable if a guest purchases or uses any watersports activity other than those included in the Watersports Package, such purchase or usage is strictly between the guest and the vendor and will be at the sole risk of the guest.

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Hotel Renovation

The hotel will close from July 15, 2024 until July 25, 2025 and will reopen as an Autograph Collection hotel.

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Stay at 1, Play at More!

All guests staying at Tamarind will have access to restaurants at Crystal Cove ( hotel closed Febuaryary 1, 2025 - December 1, 2025) and Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels.

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Exclusive perks

This resort includes the following perks:

  • Early check-in/late check-out*
  • Beach towels, bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Fruit or cheese platter and bottle of wine*

Valid for travel completed by October 31, 2023. Added values vary by resort. Not applicable to groups. Conditions apply. *Subject to availability. *Applicable to 1-Bedroom Suites only.

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Wedding & honeymoons

This resort offers wedding and/or honeymoon packages and the services of a wedding coordinator.  

 To secure your wedding date and arrange wedding details at your chosen hotel, please contact the hotel directly.  

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Family

Keep everyone happy at resorts offering dedicated kids' pools, supervised clubs, and more for the family. Discounts for kids may also be available. Please note that any discounts will be reflected in your final price at checkout.

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Exclusive perks

This resort comes with exclusive perks. Perks vary by resort and are subject to availability. Certain conditions may apply.

This resort includes the following perks:

  • Early check-in/late check-out*   
  • Beach towels, bathrobes and slippers in room    
  • Fruit or cheese platter and bottle of wine†   

†Applicable to 1-Bedroom Suites only.

Valid for travel from November 1, 2023 and completed by October 31, 2024. Added values vary by resort. Not applicable to groups. *Subject to availability. Conditions may apply.

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LGBTQ2+ Resorts

All members and allies of the community are welcomed at this LGBTQ-friendly resort.

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