Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels

Official Rating

'Wellness All-Inclusive'

Located on the Platinum West Coast of Barbados, the oceanfront Waves Hotel & Spa is an intimate and chic property, part of the Elegant Hotels range. The hotel has dedicated adults only and family areas and accommodation comprise of rooms overlooking the gardens and suites with ocean front views. The philosophy is Wellness All Inclusive and guests can take advantage of complimentary spa treatments alongside the food, drink and activity inclusions. An array of water sports including water skiing, sailing and stand-up paddle boarding provide fun and activity and there are a number of land activities and excursions available. There are three dining options at the hotel, Mediterranean, Asian and light bites and wider options are included in the Dine-Around programme which includes restaurants and amenities at Elegant sister hotels located in the area.

The hotel will be closed for renovations until 31st May 2024. 

In Our Opinion

Waves Hotel & Spa is everything you expect for Barbados – beach front, sandy beaches, glorious sunsets, water fun and delicious dining. But then there is so much more at the sister hotels nearby too. Intimate yet expansive.


Mediterranean inspired dishes. Buffet and a la carte options as well as theme nights through the week. Open-air and al-fresco on an ocean front deck. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Barista brewed coffee, freshly baked sweet treats and a selection of grab and go items including salads and sandwiches. Open 10.30 – 18.00


Asian fusion dining. Try sashimi, sushi, noodle rice bowls and the chef’s signature Asian ice cream. Open for dinner. Closed Monday and Thursday.

Private Dining

Starry nights, sandy shores. Private beach or villa dinner at sunset includes a 3-course meal.

Dine Around

Taste of Elegance Dine Around gives restaurant options at Elegant Hotel sister hotels 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)


  • Beach
  • Two pools – one adults only with whirlpool

Water sports

  • Water skiing
  • Tube rides
  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Hobie cat sailing

Land sports

  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga & Pilates
  • Beach cricket


  • Live evening entertainment
  • Mixology classes
  • Craft displays
  • Bajan culture explorations
  • Water taxi for transportation between Elegant Hotels (weather permitting)
  • Weekly Manager’s cocktail party


The Standard Guest room, Ocean Front Split Level room and Ocean Front Junior Suites can accommodate 2 children.

Children under the age of 5 years stay free, when staying in the same room with an adult (subject to availability and terms and conditions)


  • Family Pool
  • Water sports & Aqua School for water sports lessons
  • Land sports for entire family
  • Fitness classes

Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels operates an all-inclusive board basis, which consists of the following inclusions.

Food & Drink

  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at the beachfront Seascape restaurant
  • Asian food a shisho
  • Coffee, tea and light bites at Kyma
  • Dine around – 20 bars and restaurants on site and at neighbouring sister restaurants
  • All drinks from the all-inclusive menu by the glass. Includes house wines, cocktails, sparkling wine, beer and non-alcoholic choices.

Water sports

  • Water skiing
  • Tubing
  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Standup Paddleboarding
  • Hobie Cat sailing

Spa Treatments

  • Massage, facial, wraps and salt scrubs available
  • Yoga & Pilates classes


  • Fitness centre
  • Excursions
  • Snorkelling tours
  • Mixology classes


  • Beach and Pool Ambassadors for service and bookings
  • Wi-Fi
  • Room service

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 hotel, The House.


  • Bottled water, Champagne and fine wines

Waves Hotes & Spa 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

Waves Hotel & Spa 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 10 nights or more (valid to Dec 2021)

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


Located on the Platinum West Coast of Barbados, Waves Hotel & Spa is just 30 minutes from Grantley Adams International Airport and 15 minutes from the Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados.

Nearby Attractions

  • Mount Gay Rum Distillery and Visitor centre – 3 miles, 6 mins by car
  • Hunte’s Gardens – 9 miles, 25 mins by car
  • Oistins Fish Market and Fish Fry – 12 miles, 30 mins by car
  • Barbados Golf Club – 13 miles, 30 mins by car