Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

Official Rating

'All-Inclusive, Dine Around – Beachfront & Water Sports'

Located on the West Coast of Barbados, Tamarind by Elegant Hotels is perfectly located to combine water sports and island exploration. Family friendly rooms and suites can accommodate groups of all sizes and there are also adult only options and areas in the resort. Water sports are varied and the All-Inclusive includes non-motorised activities including snorkelling, sailing, windsurfing and water skiing of which lessons are also available. There is a Flying Fish Kids’ Club and a teen lounge. Two restaurants are on-site but the Elegant hotels dine around option means you can also enjoy The Colony Club and Crystal Cove restaurant options provided you have pre-booked.

The hotel will be closed for renovations from 15th July 2024 to the 24th July 2025.

In Our Opinion

'We love the Elegant Hotels group it means you have the seclusion of a small resort combined with further amenities and dining options just a water-taxi ride away.'

Rilaks Deck

Al fresco poolside lounge serving drinks during the day.

Sugar Cane Room

Open air restaurant serving delicious specialities for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

246 Restaurant

Tamarind’s oceanfront deck serving lunch by the beach and dinner under the stars. Buffet and a la carte options.

Dine Around

Taste of Elegance Dine Around gives restaurant options at Elegant Hotel sister hotels Cristal Cove and Waves Hotel & Spa so you can experience different dining every night of the week. Subject to availability and reservations via concierge booking are required. (excludes The House by Elegant Hotels) Other hotels in the group where you can dine around for a supplement include Colony Club and Treasure Beach – meal voucher can be purchased.


  • Three freshwater swimming pools including adult-only relaxation pool
  • Beach
  • Fitness centre
  • Kids’ Club
  • Teen lounge

Water sports

  • Water trampoline
  • Snorkelling
  • Boogie boarding
  • Kayaking
  • Hobie cat
  • Water skiing
  • Banana boat
  • Water trampoline

Land sports

  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga


  • Massage and rituals


  • Weekly Manager’s Cocktail party
  • Complimentary tours


  • Wi-Fi
  • Beach Ambassador service
  • Water taxi between Elegant Hotels (weather permitting)
  • Babysitting (charges apply)
  • Wedding services
  • Shop

Tamarind by Elegant Hotels welcomes children, from infants and toddlers to tweens and teens.



Junior Suites and One Bedroom Suites can accommodate children. The Family connected Ocean View Junior Suite can accommodate 8 guests.

Children age under 5 years stay free when staying in a room with an adult (terms and conditions apply)

Guests under the age of 16 must share a room with a parent or guardian

Flying Fish Kids’ Club

Age 3 – 12 years


  • Beach games
  • Arts & crafts

Teen Lounge


  • Wii games
  • Flat screen TVs
  • Foosball
  • Pool table
  • Computer stations


  • Charges apply
  • Pre-booking required

Tamarind Hotel by Elegant Resorts is a romantic location ideal for a honeymoon. With compliments newly-weds staying a minimum of 5 nights are welcomed with:

  • Bottle of sparkling wine and flower petals in room on day of arrival

Tamarind by Elegant hotels offers a number of wedding packages.

Simply Elegant Wedding Package

  • Signature welcome cocktail on arrival
  • Dedicated services of wedding co-ordinator
  • Marriage license
  • Private round trip to Registration Office
  • Officiating ministerial services
  • Beachside or Garden ceremony
  • Witness as required
  • Personalised wedding website & gift registry
  • Two glasses of Champagne to toast the ceremony
  • Intimate Mimosa breakfast in bed

Price on application

Simply Elegant Wedding package free when booking an Ocean Front Room or higher category for 7 nights or more (valid to Dec 2021)

Also available Tropical Luxury package and Just the Two of Us package – please enquire further for details.

Food & Drink

  • All meals & snacks
  • Non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks by the glass including house wine, cocktails, sparkling wines, beers and other options on the AI menu


  • Kids’ Club
  • Teen lounge
  • Non-motorised water sports
  • Spa treatments
  • Fitness classes
  • Weekly Manager’s Cocktail party
  • Complimentary tours

Stay in One, Play in Many

  • Enjoy restaurants, bars and amenities at select sister properties  - Water taxi can deliver you to the swim up Cave Bar at Crystal Cove and the water trampolines at Tamarind.
  • Small supplement applies for sister hotels The Colony Club and Treasure Beach – vouchers can be purchased in hotel.


Located on the Platinum West Coast of Barbados, Waves Hotel & Spa is just 35 minutes from Grantley Adams International Airport and 20 minutes from the Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados.

Nearby Attractions

  • Mount Gay Rum Distillery and Visitor centre – 4 miles, 9 mins by car
  • Hunte’s Gardens – 9 miles, 25 mins by car
  • Limegrove Lifestyle shopping centre & Holetown nightlife – 3 miles 12 mins by car
  • Oistins Fish Market and Fish Fry – 12 miles, 30 mins by car
  • Barbados Golf Club – 13 miles, 30 mins by car