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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2013

We've just got back from the Tamarind after the 10 best days of my life. I've been waiting a long time to full fill my dream of going to an island with powdery sand and palm trees...so my hopes were high. I researched the Tamarind very carefully and looked at loads of pictures online before we booked with them. Our...

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Ronaldo
Reviewed 28 August 2013

A truly breathtaking experience! Combined holiday for my brothers wedding and my wedding anniversary a double celebration nothing was too much trouble for the staff, all were so polite and kind and helpful Salon did my hair and make up and was stunning , everybody said. Pools were all lovely, clean and quiet. Food and drinks were quite expensive but...

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london
Reviewed 27 August 2013

We stayed at the Tamarind for 10 days from the 12/8-22/8, I had done loads of research on different parts of Barbados and had been told the West Coast would be better due to the calmer waters and quieter nightlife(We have an 8yr, so looking for "nightlife" was not an option), on recommendation from a repeat visitor I started to...

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3Thank yawninfaun
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 21 August 2013

I went here for my honeymoon. The hotel was beautiful and well maintained. The restaurants on site were very good. No complaints about the food other than issues with the steak (Too well done twice on two different nights) but once they fixed the mistake it was good. The food at the breakfast buffet was very good never had an...

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1Thank Rebecca S
New York
Reviewed 21 August 2013

We recently spent 6 nights at the Tamarind with our 3 children, ages 17, 20 and 23, along with my parents and other family members for our nephews destination wedding. I cannot say enough good things about this hotel. We have never experienced such nice, warm, helpful staff at any hotel we have ever stayed at. They couldn't do enough...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Really lovely hotel in a lovely setting. The water sports activities were excellent and all included in the stay. You were able to book to water ski (with free tuition), sailing, rubber ring and banana boat rides, snorkelling. All you had to do was book slots on a daily first come first served basis. The pools were so warm and...

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1Thank Angela M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Overall an excellent choice. The hotel is in the perfect location - right on the beach and with the combination of 3 pools and a wide beachfront you are never pushed for space. The hotel itself is in fine condition and it is clear the staff take great pride in everything they do. The food at breakfast and in the...

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1Thank RJY31
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2013

We had a fabulous holiday at the Tamarind and could fault nothing. The staff are really what make this such a great experience.,special thanks to Safiah, and Marcia who went out of their way to make our holiday special. The cold towels each day were heaven and the ice Lolly's a lovely treat in the heat of the afternoon. The...

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3Thank Lorna S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Now this hotel is lovely but the staff are what make it. They are sooo helpful like literally go out of their way to help you. We were greeted with not just a rum punch and a cold towel but also a room upgrade, we were sooo happy. The room was lovely, we had 2 single beds and a sofa...

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Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2013

As we went in June, it was very quiet due to it being the "rainy season". We were not disapointed - it was most certainly rainy! We were told on arrival in the hotel that only 32 of the 100 or so rooms were occupied. This allowed us to choose any sun lounger, restaurant table, use of the computer room...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Free Parking
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tamarind rests on a 750-foot crescent of premium West Coast white sand beach and is as family-friendly as it is an exclusive adult hideaway. Tamarind features contemporary guestrooms, an intimate spa and relaxation space and two restaurants. Contemporary sun loungers, day beds and decks, transform outdoor spaces into outdoor 'living rooms' providing flexible spaces for dining, drinking, relaxing and events. Complimentary features include: motorized and non-motorized watersports, daily buffet breakfast, WiFi in rooms and throughout property, fitness center and classes and water taxi to other Elegant Hotels' west coast properties. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

Address: PO Box 429, Paynes Bay, Barbados
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Paynes Bay
Price Range: $354 - $1,272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tamarind by Elegant Hotels 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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Also Known As:
Tamarind By Elegant Hotel Paynes Bay
Tamarind Cove Saint James
Tamarind Cove Barbados
Hotel Tamarind Cove
Tamarind By Elegant Hotels Barbados/Paynes Bay
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“Ask for a room not on the ground floor as this will afford better sea views.”
 of 5 bubbles adamlh58, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book room overlooking the sea .”
 of 5 bubbles stevev85, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You can still see the sea from most Pool view and garden view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles CorrinJ, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sea view room are best”
 of 5 bubbles radiosutch, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are best though most of the other rooms have a pleasant view over one of the pools. No high-rise, just 3 floors”
 of 5 bubbles 227janm, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
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