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Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados
"A Gems of Barbados Resort in Rockley"


The Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados



 
An Overview Of The Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados


The Blue Horizon Hotel in Barbados is a member of The Gems of Barbados, a Barbados hotel group consisting of three intimate hotels along the island's south coast.

The two other sister hotels of Blue Horizon Hotel are The Savannah Hotel Barbados and Time Out At The Gap. 

Blue Horizon is a 3 star Barbados resort made up of 3 floors and 70 guestrooms. This Barbados beach hotel is situated in the Rockley, Christ Church area, putting it 7 miles away from the Grantley Adams International airport. 

It will therefore take you 15 to 20 minutes to reach The Blue Horizon Hotel by airport taxi once you have exited the arrivals terminal.

Once you reach the Blue Horizon Hotel the first thing you will notice is its vibrant, brightly coloured buildings including yellow, green and pink.  

The Beach View From Blue Horizon Hotel in BarbadosYou will then notice its great location directly across the street from the nicest beach on the island's south coast.  This beach is known as Rockley Beach or Accra Beach.

The Blue Horizon Hotel is a short distance away from the St.Lawrence Gap entertainment district, a strip of great south coast bars and restaurants. It is approximately a 5 minute taxi ride from the hotel or you could walk there in 15 minutes.

The hotel is also just 10 minutes from the island's capital, Bridgetown placing you in close proximity of duty free shopping and attractions the town has to offer.


Vacation Packages To The Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados

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How much is a vacation package to this Barbados hotel?

Vacation packages to this Barbados hotel start from as low as $679 USD per person for 7 nights including airfare and accommodation.

If you already have a flight to the island and wish to only book accommodation at The Blue Horizon Hotel you can check the current room rates and availability here.



Guest Rooms At Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados

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The Blue Horizon Hotel in Barbados has 70 guest rooms and suites spread over its 3 floors.  Every room comes equipped with air conditioning and a balcony or patio.

There are 3 styles of rooms to choose from at Blue Horizon:

• The Standard Guest Rooms 

Standard Guest Room at Blue Horizon Hotel in BarbadosThe standard guest rooms come equipped with either a King size bed or two double beds. These rooms are for up to 2 adults and 1 child.

The patio or balcony of these guest rooms offer either a garden view or pool view.





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• The Superior Guest Rooms

Superior Guest Room at Blue Horizon Hotel BarbadosBlue Horizon also offers superior guest rooms. These rooms come with a kitchenette and a microwave so that you have more freedom to cook your own meals.

It is also possible to get a partial ocean view with these guest rooms.

Like the standard rooms, these superior rooms are equipped with a King size bed and are best suited for up to 2 adults and 1 child.

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• The Deluxe One Bedroom Suites

Deluxe Suites at The Blue Horizon Hotel in BarbadosThe biggest differences between the deluxe suites and the other guest rooms offered at Blue Horizon Resort are their extra sitting area with a sofa bed and their separate bedroom.  This allows these suites to hold up to 4 persons.

The bedroom in these deluxe suites is also equipped with a Queen size bed.

Another benefit of these rooms is their full size kitchen as opposed to just a kitchenette like the superior rooms.

The view from the deluxe suites include a garden view, pool view or partial ocean view. 

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Blue Horizon Hotel Room Features



• Air Conditioned Bedrooms

• Private Balconies and Patios

• Separate Sitting Area (Deluxe Suites Only)

• Sofa Bed (Deluxe Suites Only)

• Kitchenette (Superior Guest Rooms Only)

• Full Kitchen (Deluxe Suites Only)

• Wake Up Service

• Radio

• Satellite TV

• Hair Dryer

• In-room Safe

• Mini Refridgerator

• Coffee Maker

• Iron

• Daily Maid Service







Amenities At The Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados

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Does this Barbados hotel have a swimming pool?

Pool at Blue Horizon HotelThere is a fresh water swimming pool with a poolside bar at Blue Horizon Hotel.  This is a 40 x 15 foot pool.  There is also an outdoor patio by the pool that you can relax on.









Where can I eat at this Barbados Beach hotel?


Courtyard Restaurant at Blue Horizon BarbadosThere is 1 restaurant at The Blue Horizon Hotel called The Courtyard Restaurant.  This restaurant serves Creole and local cuisine and is located on the poolside patio.

There is also room service available from 7:00 am until 10:00 pm every day.






A List of The Blue Horizon Hotel in Barbados Amenities and Facilities



• Fresh Water Swimming Pool

• Complimentary Watersports

• On site Conference Centre

• Onsite Restaurant

• Poolside Bar

• Car Rentals Available

• Parking

• Wake Up Service

• Doctor On Call

• Laundry



The Area Surrounding The Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados

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When staying at Blue Horizon Hotel you will be located in Rockley, in the southern parish of Christ Church.  To the south east of Rockley is Worthing and to the north west is Hastings.
These 3 areas of Christ Church have plenty of places to eat, shop and more.


Below is an interactive map of the area surrounding the hotel so that you will have an idea of what will be nearby.
Start at The Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados The Smiley Bajan Boy and choose a route! Follow the GREEN route to find your nearest golf course or a RED route to find your closest attraction.

Feel like surfing in Barbados? Follow a BLUE route to your nearest Barbados surf breaks.

If you ever come across a Camera along the way, stop here for a great photo opportunity!

Press the '+' to zoom into street level and the '–' to zoom out....and if you wish to move around the map drag it with the 'hand'.




Where is the nearest beach to Blue Horizon Resort?

Accra Beach Across From Blue Horizon Hotel BarbadosBlue Horizon Hotel Barbados is directly across the street from Accra Beach (or Rockley Beach).  This is the nicest and most popular beach on the island's south coast.




Are there any restaurants nearby this Barbados hotel?

• Champers

Champers Restaurant nearby Blue Horizon HotelThe best restaurant near to Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados is called Champers.  

Champers is easily the best restaurant on the south coast of the island, located atop a small cliff at the eastern end of Accra Beach.  

If you choose to stay at Blue Horizon Hotel you will be within walking distance of this restaurant and I highly recommend that you dine there during your vacation in Barbados.  This is a very popular restaurant with both visitors and locals.  You therefore should book a reservation if you want to dine here.

To get to this restaurant you just walk south east from the Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados along the south coast road (Highway 7)....i.e. towards Worthing.  Once you reach the sharp left bend at the top of the road, turn into the lane on your right.  Champers is the bright gold building on the left.

• Just Grillin

Just Grillin Close To Blue Horizon Hotel in BarbadosJust Grillin is an open air grill and bar just steps away from Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados.  If you leave the hotel and walk north west towards Hastings you will reach the Quayside Centre Shopping Plaza.  

In the middle of the parking lot of this plaza you wiill find this grill serving a great variety of local fish and jerk chicken dishes and sandwiches. Another must try in my opinion.




• Wytukai

Wytukai Restaurant nearby Blue Horizon Hotel BarbadosIf you wish to try something different, Wytukai is a Polynesian restaurant near to Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados.  

This restaurant is located inside the Accra Beach Hotel, directly across the street from Quayside Centre Shopping Plaza.






• Bubba's Sports Bar & Restaurant

Bubba's Sports Bar Nearby Blue Horizon HotelBubba's Sports Bar is also within walking distance of Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados, just 2 minutes past the Quayside Shopping Centre.  

This sports bar, with its 3 10ft screens and 12 TVs offers visitors the latest sports entertainment including NFL, English Premier League Soccer, Tennis, NBA, Boxing.  

This way your husband or boyfriend can still catch the game while you are on your Barbados vacation : ).

• Bert's Bar

Berts Bar Nearby Blue Horizon HotelBert's Bar is a sports bar located just south-east of Blue Horizon Hotel (towards Worthing), less than a 5 minute walk away.

This sports bar is the tropical home of the Ottawa Senators NHL ice hockey team.  If you are a ice hockey fan and want to catch a hockey game while grabbing a bite you can visit this bar.



• Mojo

Mojo is a small bar just past Bert's Bar. Another option for grabbing drinks and food, while enjoying some music.


Are there any nightclubs, bars or pubs nearby this Barbados hotel?


The closest nightlife to Blue Horizon Hotel are the bars located in the St.Lawrence Gap entertainment district.  St. Lawrence Gap is a 15 minute walk from the hotel.

Cafe Sol

Cafe Sol Blue Horizon HotelCafe Sol is a margarita bar located at the entrance of St.Lawrence Gap. Here you can grab 2 for 1 drinks from 5 - 7 pm and 10 - 12 pm every night.









McBride's

McBrides Nearby Blue HorizonJust a few feet further along the Gap is McBride's Pub and Bar.
This bar offers 2 for 1 drinks every night from 11 pm til 1 with live bands and a dance floor. 

Are there any attractions nearby this Barbados hotel?

The two closest attractions to the Blue Horizon Hotel are the Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary and the Garrison Savannah.

Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary

Graeme Hall Sanctuary Nearby Blue HorizonThe Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary is home to Barbados' only dense mangrove swamp land, filled with native plants and wildlife.

This sanctuary is located south east of the hotel just before you reach St.Lawrence Gap.  It will take you about 15 minutes to walk here from this Barbados beach hotel.


The Garrison Savannah

Garisson Savannah and Blue Horizon HotelYou can also visit the island's only thoroughbred horse racing track.  Horse races are run on select Saturday's and will take you less than 10 minutes to get to by taxi from Blue Horizon Hotel.


• Rockley Golf Club and Country Club

Golf At Blue Horizon Hotel in BarbadosThe Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados is located in Rockley, Christ Church placing it minutes away from the Rockley Golf Club. This golf course has 9 holes and is a Par 70, 5610 yard course.

Guests of the Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados are offered preferred tee off times as well as complimentary transportation to and from this golf course.


• Brandons Surf Break (Drill Hall)

If you are looking forward to surfing in Barbados, Brandons Surf Break (also known as the Drill Hall Beach) is located just south of the Garisson Savannah Horse Racing Track.  This surf break ranges from beginner to moderate size waves. 

How about shopping nearby this Barbados hotel?

• Quayside Centre Shopping Plaza

Quayside Centre is a shopping plaza just steps from Blue Horizon.  This shopping mall has numerous beachwear and souveneir shops for you to choose from.  There is also a 99 Convenience Store at this shopping plaza where you can get most of your necessities from bread, milk, juice to toothpaste and toiletries.

 • Cave Shepherd

There is also a small shopping mall called Cave Shepherd, located along Highway 7 in Worthing.  This shopping mall is located half way between Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados and the St.Lawrence Gap Entertainment district at the traffic lights of Highway 7 and Rendezvous. Therefore you can walk to this shopping mall as well.  

Cave Shepherd offers one of the widest ranges of duty free shopping for tourists on the island. You can find anything from jewellery to beachwear to souveniers here.


Will I be near to shopping in Bridgetown?

The capital of the island is a 10 minute taxi ride away and offers you a wide variety of duty free shopping.


Where is the nearest supermarket or grocery store if I need to buy something?

If you want to purchase essential groceries such as bread and milk there is a 99 Covenience Store less than 2 minutes from Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados.  This convenience store is located in the Quayside Centre Shopping Plaza.  

If you wish to shop at a full blown supermarket there are two supermarkets within walking distance of Blue Horizon Hotel.  These supermarkets are Trimart  and Big B (SuperCentre).  

Trimart is located in Worthing at the traffic lights of Highway 7 and  Rendezvous.  To walk to this supermarket from the hotel you just head in the direction of St.Lawrence Gap.  You will pass Bert's Bar and Mojo's on your left.  You will then eventually reach the Cave Shepherd and the Shell gas station at this intersection.  Trimart is directly across the street from the Shell Gas station.

Big B Supermarket is just a few feet further.  At the traffic lights you will need to turn left on to Rendezvous, past the First Caribbean Bank and you will see Big B Supermarket on your left hand side.


How about money? Is there a bank with ATMs nearby this Barbados hotel?


If you need to withdraw money there is an ATM machine at the Quayside Centre Shopping Plaza next to Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados. If you need to go to an actual bank, the closest bank is the First Caribbean International Bank  in Rendezvous.  This bank is located next to the Big B Supermarket mentioned above within walking distance of Blue Horizon.


If I rent a car during my stay at this Barbados beach hotel where can I get gas?

The closest gas station to this Barbados resort is the Shell Gas Station in Worthing.  This gas station is south of Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados located at the traffic lights of Highway 7 and the bottom of Rendezvous.  

In order to get to this gas station from the hotel drive south along Highway 7 toward Worthing passing Bert's Bar and Mojo on your left . The gas station is on the left hand side just past Cave Shepherd (before the traffic lights).


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The Blue Horizon Hotel Barbados Quick Facts

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• Location: Rockley, Christ Church, Barbados (on Highway 7)

• Coast: The South Coast

• Rooms: 70

• Checkin: 3:00 pm

• Checkout: 12:00 pm

• Airport: Grantley Adams International Airport - 15 to 20 minutes driving (7 miles)

• Nearest Beach: Rockley Beach (Accra Beach) - located directly across the street.

• Nearest Village / Town: Bridgetown - 10 minutes driving (less than 3 miles)

• Nearest Supermarkets: Trimart - 8 minute walk /  Big B Super Centre – 10 minute walk

• Nearest Bank: First Caribbean Bank located in Rendezvous (Next to Big B Supermarket)

• Nearest Gas Station: Shell Gas Station in Worthing - 2 minutes driving

• Nearest Surf Breaks: Brandons (Drill Hall) - 5 minutes driving

• Nearest Golf Course: Rockley Golf and Country Club - Complimentary transfers

• Nearest Restaurants: Champers Restaurant / Just Grillin Open Air Grill / Wytukai

• Nearest Attractions: Graeme Hall Nature Sanctuary / The Garrison Savannah

• Distance from Bridgetown: 10 minutes driving (less than 3 miles)

• Sister Hotels: The Savannah Hotel Barbados and Time Out At The Gap

• Official Hotel Website: http://www.gemsbarbados.com/








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