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Crystal Cove - Luxury holidays to Barbados

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  • About this holiday

    Crystal Cove in St James, Barbados, is contemporary beachfront resort that harnesses all the bright and bold colours of the Caribbean. With light, airy, and comfortable rooms, lagoon-esque pools, and direct access to a pristine white beach, Crystal Cove is well-suited for romantic breaks, especially honeymoons. The excellent location and range of facilities mean that longer holidays can be comfortably spent here enjoying the sun, the sea, and the Caribbean culture.

    The journey and how you get there


    Caribbean cocktail on arrival, breakfast, lunch and dinner, use of fitness centre and tennis courts, motorised water sports (excluding jet ski), WiFi, water taxi service between certain west coast hotels, kids’ club.

    Included in your holiday

    Holiday prices

    Prices are per person based on two, four or six adults sharing and include scheduled flights London to Barbados with British Airways in World Traveller or Virgin Atlantic in economy, return car transfer between airport and hotel and all inclusive.
    7 nights from about:
    £1,980 low season
    £2,890 high season
    These are guide prices only, best prices will be quoted at point of enquiry. Supplements are available for room and flight upgrades, meal plans and flights on other airlines.

    Special Offers

    • Children stay free in Barbados for 2019(1)
      Book now and children under 5 will stay for free on stays from 5 January 2019 until 4 January 2020. Restrictions apply.
    • Early booking offer for 2020(9)
      Book a stay before 1 December 2019 and receive a discount off our contract rates for stays in 2020. This offer is not combinable with other offers. Restrictions apply.
      Receive a 35% discount off stays of 3 nights or more between 5 and 31 Janaury 2020 or 1 March and 17 April 2020.
      Receive a 35% discount off stays of 5 nights or more between 1 and 29 February 2020.
      Receive a 30% discount off stays of 3 nights or more between 18 April to 20 December 2020.
      Receive a 15% discount off stays of 7 nights or more between 21 December 2020 and 2 January 2021.
    • Up-to-date Caribbean special offers
      We are in the process of up-grading our website and until it is launched not all up-to-date offers will appear on our website, so we ask you to contact us for information on current special offers for all holidays to the Caribbean. Our sales team will be able to include all up-to-date special offers in the holiday prices, so please speak to us for the latest information.

    Hotel code


    Our opinion

    A romantic all-inclusive west coast resort.

    Hotel description

    Crystal cove is a vibrant yet romantic, cheerful and lively all-inclusive resort, sitting in lush gardens along a beachfront cliff on the renowned West Coast of Barbados. The hotel stretches lengthwise along the coast, offering as many rooms as possible to be reasonably close to the sea, yet set back in the gardens that burst with frangipani and bougainvillaea. The 88 rooms and suites including one bedroom suite are bright and breezy. The resort has two restaurants and three bars. The main restaurant is Reflections and enjoys a poolside location with ocean views. You can take breakfast, lunch and dinner here. Closer to the beach is Drifters Beach bar, an informal open-air restaurant and beachside bar specialising in Bajan-style barbeques. A feature of the hotel is the Cave Bar, famous for its spectacular waterfall, where guests can swim through the waterfall to reach the bar (or enter from the hotel). A new addition to the resort is the Vista Coffee & Wine Bar, which serves a range of speciality coffees, wines, champagne cocktails, and a tapas menu. Crystal Cove is a fabulous, all-inclusive resort, ideal for couples but also welcoming to families with children with its Kids Club and one bedroom suites that can take up to 2 adults, 2 children and one infant. The Elegant Hotels water taxi operates to take guests to their other hotels on the West Coast, with whom there is also a dine-around programme.


    St James

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    Open all year

    Distance from airport

    About 30 minutes by car.

    Closest airport

    Room types

    88 rooms and suites
    All rooms have private patio or balcony, private bathroom, air-conditioning, hair dryer, MP3 docking station, flat screen TV, mini-fridge and in-room safe.
    Pool or Garden View Room.
    Ocean View Room.
    Pool or Garden View Junior Suite.
    Ocean View Junior Suite.
    One Bedroom Pool or Garden View Suite.
    One Bedroom Ocean View Suite.

    Hotel facilities and services

    88 rooms and suites, three swimming pools, swim-up bar, Vista Coffee & Wine Bar, watersports, two floodlit tennis courts, Kids club, Gift shop, Complimentary WiFi, Weekly manager's cocktail party, dine-around programme, room service during restaurant hours.

    Water sports

    Complimentary windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, banana boats and water skiing.

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Holetown and other shops and restaurants of the West Coast are nearby. Golf at Sandy Lane and Royal Westmoreland nearby too.

    Sports nearby


    Children are accepted all year. There is a Kids Club for children aged 3 to 11 years. Children under the age of 16 must occupy a room with a parent or guardian. All children 5 years and under stay free all year round when sharing a room with an adult.

    Minimum stays

    Minimum stay of 5 nights from 1-28 February and between 5 January and 18 December 2019. Minimum stay of 7 nights from 22 December 2018 to 2 January 2019 and 22 December to 2 January 2020.

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