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Cobblers Cove - Luxury holidays to Barbados

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  • About this holiday

    Cobblers Cove Barbados is highly recommended by Expressions Holidays for those who want a luxury, boutique hotel, cosy and traditional, with the feel of a large house party yet where seclusion and privacy can be obtained. It is slightly set apart in the north of the west coast, yet you can reach the busier beach bars and beaches of the west coast by taxi very easily.
    "Even more lovely" Mrs V, May 2018

    The journey and how you get there

    Expressions Holidays suggests that you fly with British Airways or Virgin Atlantic from London to Barbados and then the hotel is about 45 minutes by car. We include a private car transfer automatically unless you tell us you want to make your own arrangements when you reach Barbados. Barbados has daily flights from London Gatwick with both airlines and British Airways offer First Class on this route.


    Afternoon tea, watersports (water-skiing, windsurfing, sunfish sailing, snorkelling and kayaking), day and night time tennis, use of gym and wifi.

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays include a schedule flight in economy with British Airways or Virgin Atlantic, private return transfers airport to hotel, and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing an ocean view suite for 7 nights
    From about
    £2,070 low season
    £3,455 high season
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Special Offers

    • Complimentary Half Board and USD$200 for 2019
      Book now and receive complimentary Half Board, resort credit of $200 and a complimentary massage or green fee at Apes Hill per person per stay for stays between 6 March and 31 March 2019 and 1 May until 30 November 2019. Minimum stay of 4 nights. Restrictions Apply.
    • Family getaway offer 2019(1)
      Book now and receive a 50% discount on your second suite on stays from 1 May 2019 until 30 November 2019. Restrictions Apply.
    • Stay longer for spring and summer 2019
      Book now and receive 7 nights for the price of 5, 10 nights for the price of 7, or 14 nights for the price of 10, on stays from 1 May to 14th November 2019. Restrictions apply.
    • Two Centre Holiday Offer Grenada and Barbados 2019
      Stay 5 nights or more at both the Calabash Hotel and Spa in Grenada and Cobblers Cove in Barbados between 7th April and 16th December 2019 and receive a complimentary dinner for two, a spa treatment and a complimentary one-way air transfer between islands. Restrictions apply.
    • Free Nights Offer for 2020
      Stay 7 nights for the price of 5 nights, 10 nights for the price of 7 nights or 14 nights for the price of 10 nights from 13th April to 31st October 2020. This offer is available in all room categories. This offer is not combinable with other offers. Restrictions apply.

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    Our opinion

    Cobblers Cove is a charming mix of traditional, sophisticated and cosy. This is a boutique beachfront hotel that attracts you from the moment you arrive. It is calm, secluded and offers a sanctuary in the tropics.

    Hotel description

    Cobblers Cove Barbados is one of those wonderful hotels that has an atmosphere of sophistication without being ostentatious. Combining cosiness and style, the atmosphere is of an English country house in an exotic climate. On a classically Caribbean palm-fringed beach of golden-white sand in a quiet spot to the north of the famous west coast, this Relais & Chateaux hotel consists of a charming pink-washed historic main house surrounded by the two-storey houses of suite accommodation. The main house is the focal point of the hotel with its breezy lounge of comfortable sofas and armchairs and an open-air bar that leads on to the terrace restaurant at the side of the beach. In the pretty gardens all around are tall coconut palms, flamboyant trees and flowering shrubs of frangipani and hibiscus, all of which attract the hummingbirds and banana quits. From the gardens there is direct access to the sandy beach, or you can relax by the swimming pool. The 40 suites, either ground-floor or first-floor, are spacious, charming and comfortable. Designed to blend into the beautiful gardens outside, the suites have a living room which opens onto the balcony or terrace, where comfortable loungers wait invitingly. A mini bar with fridge and kettle, dressing room, towelling robes and air-conditioned bedrooms add to your sense of wellbeing and comfort. The Colleton and the Camelot are two very luxurious suites with their own rooftop plunge pools located in the main building. The Terrace Restaurant with its tiled floor, wooden beams, palms and open walls is an elegant but relaxing venue for dinner. The cuisine enjoys an excellent reputation and offers interesting flavours based on an enticing combination of local fish, vegetables and fruits.


    St James, Barbados

    Official star rating


    Annual opening

    Closed 14 August to 14 October 2019 and 1 September to 11 October 2020.

    Distance from airport

    About 45 minutes by car.

    Closest airport

    Bridgetown Barbados

    Room types

    Cobblers Cove holds 40 rooms and suites with terrace or balcony, air-conditioning and ceiling fan, wet bar with fully stocked mini bar and kettle, dressing room, private bathroom, hair dryer, mini-safe, direct dial telephone with a computer port, radios available from reception, English soaps and robes provided.
    Cobblers Garden Suite, private terraces or balconies with garden views.
    Ocean View Suite, closer to the sea, mid-distance from sea to reception with private terraces.
    Ocean Front Suite, facing the sea with living area, private patio terraces or balcony.
    Two-Bedroom Suite, consisting of two suites connecting each with private terrace or balcony.
    Camelot at the Great House with sitting room, jacuzzi in large marble bathroom, roof terrace. Situated on the top floor in the main building are the Camelot and Colleton suites. They have a sitting room and canopy king size bed, marble floors, hand painted furniture, jacuzzi and his/hers showers. Each one has a private roof top terrace with uninterrupted sea view.
    Colleton at the Great House with sitting room, jacuzzi in large marble bathroom, roof terrace and private plunge pool. Situated on the top floor in the main building. They have a sitting room and four poster king size bed, marble floors, hand-painted furniture, jacuzzi and his/her showers. Each one has a private roof top terrace with plunge pool and uninterrupted sea view.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Open air freshwater swimming pool, Tennis court (floodlit), Camelot Restaurant, Cycle hire, Air-conditioned gym, Water sports, Scuba diving and parasailing can be arranged, Laundry service, Weddings can be arranged, Gift shop, Room service, Treatment room, Hair salon.

    Water sports

    Complimentary: Waterskiing (one session per day is complimentary, additional skiing services are chargeable), windsurfing, sunfish sailing, snorkelling and kayaking.
    Chargeable: tubing, banana boating and fishing. Swimming with turtles can also be arranged at the hotel.

    Land sports

    Tennis, Use of gym, cycle hire.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Speightstown is less than a mile away and can be reached on foot.

    Sports nearby



    Children under 12 are not accepted to retain the character of the property.

    Minimum stays

    Minimum stay of 7 nights from 23 December to 1 January.

    Other information

    Guests staying on half board may dine at other luxury hotels as well, subject to availability. Transfers not included. A compulsory meal supplement is required for stays over Christmas and New Year, payable locally.


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