Colony Club by Elegant Hotels, Barbados is one of the most renowned hotels on the island’s famed Platinum Coast, benefiting from a prime oceanfront location. Nestled amidst seven acres of tropical gardens, the hotel combines a colonial ambience with a modern style and first-class recreational facilities. All rooms feature flat screen cable TV, tea making facilities and Nespresso machines, air conditioning, stocked mini bar and REN bathroom amenities; the Luxury Swim-up Poolside rooms have direct access to one of the four free-form pools and swim-up bar. Informal all-day dining and themed events, such as Lobster & Jazz, are on offer at the Sunset Deck or enjoy cocktails and dinner at the Laguna Restaurant & Lounge, where the seasonally-inspired menus are complemented by herbs from the chef’s organic garden - complimentary breakfast is also served here. Guests wishing to find out more about the organic ingredients used here and in the tea menu can also enjoy a complimentary garden tour, observing the chef harvesting produce for use as part of a live cooking demonstration. Lagoon-style rock pools meander through the Colony Club gardens towards a palm-fringed beach, where a wide choice of complimentary watersports, including water-skiing, sailing and paddle boarding, are available; a complimentary beach and pool ambassador service is also proffered. Enjoy yoga and Pilates or explore Barbados on one of the complimentary tours to local attractions. Adults can enjoy rum-themed mixology and cooking classes in the intimate setting of The Rum Vault; a new unique experience.
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Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season. Low season for Barbados is generally between the months of May to October, high season runs from mid December to Easter. Prices are based on 2 sharing (unless otherwise indicated) and include return economy flights from London. Regional departures and single supplements are available on request. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
Take the opportunity to fish for your supper under the watchful eye of a Colony Club chef on a 'Bait to Plate' excursion. Guests are taken over the reef to observe colourful sea life before anchoring in prime fishing territory. The Colony Club kitchen will then fillet and prepare your catch before serving with a fiery sauce and fresh produce from the hotel's organic garden. The garden is also waiting to be explored; learn about aquaponics and the ingredients that make up the signature welcome drink, 'Cumila'.
October is turtle nesting season at Colony Club; observe the green and Hawkshead turtles lay their eggs on the hotel’s beach, then watch the hatchlings make their mammoth first journey from sand to sea. Learn more about these amazing creatures by attending an evening lecture on the Sunset Desk or head out to the nearby reefs to swim with these testudines on a stand-up paddleboard tour.
The paradisiacal Barbados scenery surrounding Colony Club isn’t just made for relaxation – there are plenty of outdoor activities to partake in. Diversions include an adrenaline-fuelled zipline through the jungle canopy, horseback riding and polo lessons, as well as complimentary watersports including surfing, kayaking and paddleboarding.
Colony Club, Barbados has held pride of place in the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame after winning the prestigious accolade for over five years in a row.
Characterised by warm, generally dry days, visitors can fully enjoy the sweet, slow rhythm of Barbadian life during the peak months between January and April. Although prices are at their highest, tourists are guaranteed sun kissed days, which is perfect for making the most of the water sports and attractions to discover.
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