PHOTO: Cobblers Cove Hotel

7 Extremely Luxurious Hotels in Barbados

Jane Zarem | January 23, 2018

Barbados has been a vacation spot for British travelers for 350 years. Today, the island remains a popular getaway for kings and queens, princes and princesses, presidents and politicians, world-renowned celebrities and star athletes. And that means it has the luxurious accommodations to suit those lauded visitors—and you. Here are the best of the best.

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Colony Club Hotel

Why it made the list

The river of water flowing through the hotel's gardens and past the guestrooms sets the mood of peace and quiet that flows through this sophisticated, yet low-key, resort itself. It’s like staying at your own private—elegant—club.

Quiet, romantic, and appealing to all the senses, the Colony Read More


The House

Why it made the list

If the complimentary jet-lag massage upon arrival doesn’t convince you, perhaps a private candlelit dinner on the beach will.

Privacy, luxury, and service are hallmarks of this intimate, Read More


The Sandpiper

Why it made the list

Every room in this superb hideaway is lovely, but the Tree Top suites, which face the beach, are off the charts—particularly the bathrooms, which are huge. And just to make sure the toast in your room-service breakfast is fresh and warm, you’ll find a toaster in every room.

Private and sophisticated, The Sandpiper exudes calm luxury, Read More


Sandals Royal Barbados

Why it made the list

Each lavish suite here comes with a personal butler to cater to your every whim—including a candlelit bubble bath with champagne and hors d’oeuvres.

This second Sandals resort on the island is truly lovely. Read More


Cobblers Cove Hotel

Why it made the list

Pretend you’re staying in an English country house—but it’s at the beach. That’s what you have here, with an award-winning restaurant to boot. For added luxury, opt for one of the two beautifully furnished penthouse suites—with a private pool and added amenities.

It’s elegant yet unpretentious, intimate yet fun, and some g Read More


Coral Reef Club

Why it made the list

Also top of the line, Coral Reef Club adds a down-to-earth vibe to an otherwise ultra-luxurious environment.

Family-owned and –operated for decades, Coral Reef Club is o Read More


Sandy Lane Hotel and Golf Club

Why it made the list

No one will dispute that this is the top of the line, the cream of the crop: the regal accommodations, the personalized services, the superb amenities, the grand spa, the extraordinary golf courses…the price.

It’s definitely the cream of the crop—and over the top for m Read More

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