Set amidst flourishing tropical gardens, and with a prestigious beachfront location, sits one of the finest boutique hotels for a luxury Caribbean holiday – The Sandpiper, Barbados. Be amongst the first to stay at the newly reimagined Beach House; bought by the O’Hara’s five years ago, it has been given an impressive facelift. One of the most exceptional aspects of this hotel is the exemplary level of service that is proffered from all staff, overseen by the hands of Wayne and Karen Capaldi – every request and exchange is met with a genuine smile. Adorned with either fresh, ocean-inspired tones or a contemporary, neutral palette, the spacious suites each feature an ocean-view sun deck and wet bar. Couples will love the additional Tree Top Suite with an accompanying plunge pool, offering uninterrupted views over the sea from the large covered balcony.
Executive Chef Christophe Poupardin and his team offer a delectable fusion of European, Asian and Caribbean cuisine at The Sandpiper Restaurant, which overlooks the torch-lit tropical gardens. Tranquil days are spent around the two pools or sipping ‘Harold’s Smile’ cocktails as the sun sets at Harold’s Beach Bar, whilst the evenings are filled with the blissful sounds of smooth jazz and calypso and the rich aromas of Caribbean-inspired banquets.
A spectacular 20 metre lap pool completes the upgrade, with a sculptural water feature creating a soothing ambience. Active pursuits are also on offer, with complimentary watersports including kayaking, snorkelling and paddle boarding available to guests; there is also a fully-equipped gym and tennis court, where you can enjoy complimentary tennis coaching.
Prices include flights, 7 nights accommodation with breakfast and private transfers for 2 adults.
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.
The Sandpiper has been awarded 'Small Hotel of the Year' at the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association Awards 2016 for its exceptional service and undisputable charm. The hotel has also entered Trip Advisor's Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame for winning a Certificate of Excellence for five years in a row - both well-deserved accolades.
Never interrupting the tranquil ambience, an array of low-key entertainment is offered most evenings, with the sounds of calypso, jazz and piano music pervading the air. Hospitable owners Wayne and Karen Capaldi and Russell Croney host a weekly cocktail party by the poolside, whilst The Sandpiper Restaurant offers a West Indian buffet on Wednesday evenings and a barbecue grill on Sunday evenings.
Guests at The Sandpiper are welcome to use The Spa at the Coral Reef Club, which is The Sandpiper’s sister hotel. Set amongst exotic tropical gardens, The Spa offers a wide range of treatments, including the Muscle Melt massage and body wraps and scrubs. A complimentary transfer is provided for the two minute drive to the sister hotel’s spa, ensuring that you arrive in comfort and style.
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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