The Tamarind Cove Barbados is a Barbados luxury hotel that brings the Mediterranean to the Caribbean and blends the two together to create a charming and stylish resort.
It is a spacious and relaxing 4 star hotel well equipped, with three swimming pools, beautiful gardens and a 750 foot, white sand beach.
There are 110 guest rooms throughout this Barbados hotel's 4 three-story buildings, which all feature either a garden or ocean view and their own balcony or patio.
The resort is 35 minutes away from the island's airport and 20 minutes from the capital city of Bridgetown.
There are two restaurants and a bar to chose from in addition to a business centre with internet access and function rooms.
The resort plays host to a variety of complimentary water sports such as windsurfing and sailing as well as various health and beauty facilities.
Tamarind Cove Hotel is also a member of a group of 5 distinct Barbados hotels known as the The Elegant Hotels Group. It therefore has 4 sister hotels in Barbados, Colony Club Barbados, Crystal Cove Barbados, Turtle Beach Resort Barbados and The House Hotel Barbados.
Guest Rooms At The Tamarind Cove Barbados Hotel
There are 110 guest rooms offered in 9 different categories at the Tamarind Cove Barbados. Each room is non-smoking and air conditioned, featuring a private balcony/patio and spacious bathrooms with bath/shower and are designed with Caribbean décor.
The most basic guest rooms at the Tamarind Cove Barbados Hotel are the Standard Rooms.
These rooms offer you a view of one of the resort's pools or of the resort's garden from its private balcony/patio.
The rooms are equipped with a Queen size bed and are perfect for sleeping 2 adults.
Deluxe Ocean Front Rooms
For those wishing to have a view of the Caribbean Sea, Tamarind Cove also offers Deluxue Ocean Front guest rooms. These rooms are equipped with a Queen size bed or 2 twin beds ideal for sleeping 2 adults.
The Junior Suites at Tamarind Cove are oversized guestrooms with a sitting area equipped with a sofa bed. This allows these guest rooms to accommodate up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
You can choose from 4 different styles of Junior Suites.
The simplest Junior Suites offer you a pool or gardenview while there are also Ocean View Junior Suites available.
The 2 remaining styles are the Ocean Front Junior Suites and Luxury Ocean Front Junior Suites which directly face the ocean.
One Bedroom Suites
The final and most luxurious guestrooms at the Tamarind Cove Barbados Hotel are the One Bedroom Suites. These suites feature a separate living room.
This will provide you with ample space and comfort.
The bedroom of the suites feature a King Size bed, as opposed to a Queen, and a sofa bed in the living room.
This makes these suites ideal for up to 4 adults or 2 adults with 3 children.
The One Bedroom Suites are available with 3 different views; a Pool/Garden View, Ocean View or Ocean Front.
In Room Amenities at The Tamarind Cove BarbadosThe following amenities are avaiblable in the guest rooms at the Tamarind Cove Hotel in Barbados:
Amenities At The Tamarind Cove Barbados Hotel
Below is a list of the amenities availabe at this Barbados luxury hotel:
The Beachfront At Tamarind Cove
While staying at this Barbados hotel you willl be located on a 750 foot crescent shaped cove of unspoilt sand, lined with lush green trees.
Like most beaches on the Platinum West Coast, the beach at Tamarind Cove offers very calm, lagoon-like waters perfect for both you and your children to enjoy swimming, tanning and relaxing.
This beach also features a variety of complimentary watersports such as kayaking and waterskiing.
The Swimming Pools At Tamarind Cove
The Tamarind Cove Barbados Hotel features 3 ocean view swimming pools in total.
Each of these pools are freshwater swimming pools with two of them shaped like snow figures and the third with a waterspout.
Golf At Tamarind Cove
There is no golf course at the Tamarind Cove Barbados Hotel but they do offer their hotel guests preferred tee off times and rates at the nearby Royal Westmoreland Golf Course & Country Club.
This is an 18 hole, par 72, 7045 yard Championship golf course on the island just north-east of the resort. This golf course is designed by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones Jr.
Dining At Tamarind Cove
There are two restaurants and one bar located at this Barbados resort.
The Sasso restaurant offers a mix of contemporary and authentic Caribbean delicacies with an alfresco Mediterranean setting.
This non-smoking restaurant is only open for dinner on select evenings throughout the week so you should check before hand if you wish to dine here.
The 2nd restaurant at the Tamarind Cove Hotel is called Tangiers.
Tangiers is an open-air restaurant which often features seasonal entertainment nightly. Unlike Sasso, Tangiers is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Oasis Bar is the hotel's poolside bar, open daily serving tropical drinks.
This bar is open every day from 10:00 am until 11:45 pm.
Alternative Dining Options at The Sister Elegant Barbados Hotels
Since the Tamarind Cove Barbados Hotel is a member of The Elegant Hotels Group, you can take part in the hotel's "Dine Around Program" allowing you to experience the cuisine offerred by 3 of its sister hotels along the west coast of Barbados.
By hopping aboard the Tamarind Cove's complimentary water taxi you will be taken from the Tamarind Cove to the nearby Crystal Cove Barbados and Colony Club Barbados hotels. You can also easily visit the The House Hotel Barbados which is just steps away.
The Meeting Facilities at Tamarind Cove Barbados
This Barbados hotel features two rooms designed for events and functions. These are The Palm Room and The Oleander Room.
The Palm Room is a 1,400 square foot, octagonal meeting room that can accommodate between 25 to 100 persons dependent on the room configuration.
The Oleander Room on the other hand is a smaller room measuring 30.5 feet by 22 feet. This room is ideal for small groups of 14 to 30 persons.
The resort's Sasso and Tangiers restaurants are also available for use for cocktail parties and other social events.
A List of The Tamarind Cove Barbados Amenities:
The Tamarind Cove Barbados is situated along the island's best coastline of white sand beaches, in the infamous parish of St.James Barbados.
Whats nearby Tamarind Cove Barbados?
Just to the south of the resort you will notice the resort`s sister hotel, The House Hotel, and the associated Daphne`s restaurant. This restaurant serves fine Italian cuisine and you should feel free to walk over and dine there.
You will also notice that directly across the street from the hotel is a small Esso Gas Station. Here you can fill up your gas tank if you have chosen to rent a car during your vacation in Barbados. There is a small convenience store at this gas station where you will find a limited selection of essential groceries.
What other beaches can I visit while staying at Tamarind Cove Barbados?
Heading north along this coast away from Tamarind Cove and Paynes Bay you will reach the area of Sandy Lane, home to Sandy Lane Beach.
This is one of the nicest bays along Barbados' west coast and it is recommended you visit this beach. You can even stroll along the sand from The Tamarind Cove from Paynes Bay to Sandy Lane Bay.
Where can I go shopping while staying at Tamarind Cove Barbados?
Once you have passed Sandy Lane, headed north, you will reach a small area known as Sunset Crest. Here you will find banks and some duty free shopping, including the popular Colombian Emeralds fine jewelry store.
The nearest town to the Tamarind Cove Barbados is Holetown, the first settlement in Barbados and home to a large selection of shopping. If you really wish to go all out when it comes to shopping this is a great village to visit. Holetown offers a full sized supermarket called Super Centre, The West Coast Mall and the new highend Limegrove Lifestyle Centre.
Is there nightlife nearby Tamarind Cove Barbados?
If you are looking to party and have a good time while staying at this Barbados luxury hotel it is best to head north along the west coast to the village of Holetown. Here you will find 2nd street. This small gap is home to many pubs and street bars, such as Lexy Piano Bar.
Where can I dine nearby Tamarind Cove Barbados?
There are a large number of restaurants in the parish of St.James and along the west coast of Barbados. If you wish to try something different than Sasso and Tangiers and you have already made use of the "Dine Around Program" offered by the Elegant Hotels Group, then there are a few other options.
Firstly there is The Cliff, the island's most well known fine dining restaurant. This restaurant is situated atop a coral cliff that looks over the Caribbean Sea of the west coast, just south of the Tamarind Cove Hotel. However do note that this restaurant is a bit on the pricey side.
There are also a large number of restaurants to the north of the resort in the Sunset Crest and Holetown area. These include The Tides Restaurant, The Mews and the more casual Just Grillin.
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• Location: Paynes Bay, St. James, Barbados
• Coast: West Coast
• Rooms: 110
• Checkin: 15:00 pm
• Checkout: 12:00 pm (Noon)
• Children Under 18 Years Of Age: Yes, Children of all ages are welcome at this Barbados resort.
• Pets: Pets are NOT allowed at The Tamarind Cove.
• Airport: Grantley Adams International Airport (35 minutes driving)
• Nearest Beach: Located on a 750 foot crescent white sand beach.
• Nearest Village / Town: Holetown.
• Distance from Bridgetown: Approx. 5 miles (20 minutes driving).
• Nearest Supermarket: Super Centre in The West Coast Mall in the village of Holetown.
• Nearest Bank: ATMs and a bank can be found in Sunset Crest and Holetown.
• Nearest Surf Breaks: Sandy Lane (seldom breaks).
• Nearest Golf Course: Royal Westmoreland Golf Course & Country Club
• Nearest Restaurant: There are 2 on-site restaurants. Daphne's is also located next door the hotel at The House Hotel.
• Sister Resorts:
• The Official Tamarind Cove Website: http://www.tamarindcovehotel.com/