Top Resorts in Barbados
Barbados offers an excellent choice of accommodation options to suit most honeymoon budgets – perfect for newlyweds.
For 5-star pampering try: the elegant Cobblers Cove Hotel, a former colonial mansion; the luxurious Coral Reef Club, set in lush manicured gardens; or The House, an exclusive and rather posh retreat set inside a mock-medieval fortress.
Further south, try: the Hilton Barbados, set on a rocky peninsula with panoramic sea views; Little Arches, a charming boutique hotel; or Turtle Beach Resort, an upscale resort named after the turtles that sometimes nest on the nearby white-sand beach.
Barbados offers an amazing choice of 5-hotels and resorts, including the following…
The House by Elegant Hotels - Adults Only
Location: Paynes Bay, St. Joseph, Barbados
Prices: from AUD1020 per room
Description: This tranquil, couples-oriented, Barbados beach resort is designed with the ambience of a private residence and does not accept children under 18. Service defines the experience here, and the team of Service Ambassadors anticipates and tends to your every need. Think of them as your assistant, receptionist, bellman, concierge, waiter, and friend, all-in-one. Newly refurbished rooms include contemporary furnishings, luxury bedding, and French doors opening to private balconies. Renovated bathrooms feature rainfall showers and jetted tubs.
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados Resort
Location: Porters, Barbados
Prices: from AUD649 per room
Description: Set on the Glitter Bay Beach and 2 km from Holetown City in St James, this complex features an extensive garden, in-room massage services, a swimming pool and free WiFi in all areas. The plantation-décor rooms and suites offer air conditioning, ceiling fan, seating area and a flat-screen satellite TV with DVD player. All accommodations include a balcony or terrace with sea views, and a private bathroom with bath and separated shower. The Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados Resort features 2 restaurants serving international and Caribbean cuisine. Private dinner and in-room dining facilities are available. Guests can also arrange activities as canoeing, diving, fishing and snorkelling. Among these amenities, there are available a gym, tennis courts, laptop loan, laundry and a gift shop. This complex is 5 minutes’ drive from the Royal Westmoreland Golf Course and 15 minutes’ drive from the Flower Forest. The Grantley Adams International Airport is 19 km away.
Location: Speightstown, Barbados
Prices: from AUD550 per room
Description: With a peaceful, beachfront location, Cobblers Cove is set in exotic gardens and offers free watersports, including windsurfing, sailing and waterskiing. Each air conditioned suite features a private balcony or terrace. Views of the Caribbean Sea can be enjoyed from the freshwater swimming pool. All furnishings and traditional fabrics in the spacious suites are made on the island. A large living area, free Wi-Fi and a wet bar, stocked with refreshments and snacks, are also provided. Overlooking the Caribbean Sea, the award-winning Camelot Restaurant serves a local and international menu. Massages and beauty treatments can be enjoyed in the Centre for Wellbeing at Cobblers Cove. A boutique shop and fitness centre are also on site. Snorkelling is possible above an expansive reef, which is just offshore. Harrison’s Cave and its beautiful rock formations are a 20-minute drive away.
The Crane Resort
Location: Long Bay, Barbados
Prices: from AUD279 per room
Description:Located on famous Crane Beach and overlooking the ocean, this Caribbean resort hotel offers 4 restaurants and lighted swimming pools. It is a 15-minute drive from Grantley Adams International Airport. Each 19th-century-style room at The Crane Residential Resort includes vaulted ceilings and a 4 poster bed. They are equipped with cable TV, a DVD player, and free Wi-Fi. The marble bathroom is furnished with a whirlpool tub. An art gallery and a shopping complex with clothing and jewelry stores are part of this Barbados resort. Guests can work out on the cardio machines in the gym which boasts views of the beautiful cascading pool. L’Azure Restaurant, located on-site, specializes in seafood and provides seating on its outdoor balcony. Zen Restaurant offers traditional Japanese and Thai cuisine, while The Carriage House is a poolside restaurant that serves light meals and cocktails in a casual atmosphere. Bushy Park Racing Circuit is a 10-minute drive from The Bridgetown Crane Resort. Ocean City is 5 km away.
Location: Needhams Point, Bridgetown, Barbados
Prices: from AUD231 per room
Description: Located next to the Caribbean Sea and featuring 2 beaches, this five-star hotel in Needhams Point offers 3 tennis courts and on-site dining. Every room offers an ocean view balcony. Hilton Barbados guests can enjoy the oversized tropical outdoor pool, hot tub and sauna. They can also work out in the fitness center or have a massage at the spa. Cable TV with HBO, a minibar and coffee maker are provided in the yellow, contemporary rooms. There are floor-to-ceiling windows along with a desk and arm chair. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Barbados Hilton guests can enjoy fine dining at The Grille or casual dining at Lighthouse Terrace. Careenage Bar features live entertainment while Water’s Edge has a beachside bar. Rockley Golf Course is a 6-minute drive from the hotel. Folkestone Marine Park and Museum and Harrisons Cave are within a 23-minute drive.
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Latest update Barbados honeymoon destination: 22 November, 2017