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Calabash - Luxury holidays to Grenada

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  • About this holiday

    A Caribbean Expressions holiday to Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel and Spa in Grenada is sure to be very special. It has always been one of our favourite hotels in the Caribbean because of its welcoming atmosphere, innovative cuisine and comfortable home-from-home rooms, which are spacious and within easy reach of sheltered Prickly Bay beach. Breakfast is included, served freshly cooked on your terrace or balcony each day. It is also possible to upgrade to half board or all-inclusive.

    The journey and how you get there

    Expressions Holidays suggests that you fly from London to Grenada with British Airways or Virgin Atlantic. The flight is about 10 hours long. The hotel is a 10 minute drive from the airport by car. Expressions Holidays will organise private transfers from the airport to the hotel.

    Complimentary

    Welcome cocktail, Regular nightly entertainment, Non-motorised water sports, including Paddle boards, Hobbie cat sailing, Kayaking and Snorkelling, Wireless internet facilities, A la carte breakfast served on balcony or beach, Evening Canapes in suite, Concierge, Floodlit tennis court, Fitness centre (unlimited access).

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights London to Grenada with British Airways in World Traveller or Virgin Atlantic in economy, private return car transfer from airport to hotel and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel and Spa, Grenada are per person based on two people sharing a Junior Suite double or twin room
    Low season: From £2,180 for 7 nights
    High season: From £3,280 for 7 nights
    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

    • Spring in Grenada offer 2019
      Book now and receive a complimentary suite upgrade, and a resort credit of $250, on stays between 7 March 2019 to 14 April 2019. Valid on stays in all suite categories. Minimum stay of 4 nights. Offer is not combinable. Restrictions Apply.
    • Longer stay in Calabash Estate Villas 2019
      Book now and receive 7 nights for the price of 6 on stays between 1 May 2019 and 31 October 2019. Offer valid on Bed and Breakfast Stays only. Offer valid for stays in the Calabash Estate Villas Only. Minimum stay of 7 nights. Offer is not combinable. Restrictions Apply.
    • Romantic Escape to Grenada 2019
      Book now and receive a complimentary suite upgrade, and a range of exciting couple’s benefits, on stays between 4 April to 31 October 2019. Valid on stays in all suite categories. Minimum stay of 4 nights. Offer is not combinable. Restrictions Apply.
    • Family Holiday in Grenada 2019
      Book now and receive a 50% discount off a second suite for Children for Bed & Breakfast stays between 21 March 2019 and 31 October 2019. In addition, up to 2 children will receive complimentary lunch and dinner, and parents will receive a complimentary dinner at Rhodes Restaurant. Children will receive a gift on arrival. Valid on stays in all suite categories. Minimum stay of 4 nights. Offer is not combinable. Restrictions Apply.
    • Complimentary Half Board in Suites summer in Grenada 2019
      Book a stay of 4 nights or more now and receive a complimentary upgrade to Half Board on stays from 1 May 2019 until 31 October 2019. Offer valid in suites only. Restrictions apply.
    • Dual centre special offer Barbados and Grenada for winter 2018 and 2019(1)
      Book 7 nights or more at both Cobblers Cove in Barbados, and the Calabash Hotel & Spa in Grenada, and receive complimentary one-way air transfers between the two islands on stays from 5th January 2019 until 6 April 2019. Restrictions apply.
    • Spring 2020 Offer
      Book a stay of 4 nights or more for between 7th March and 5th April 2020 and receive a complimentary Suite upgrade, subject to availability, and $250 of resort credit per stay. This offer is valid in all suite categories, Junior, Superior, Deluxe, Pool and Penthouse. This offer is not combinable with any other offers. Restrictions apply.
    • Summer 2020 Complimentary Half- Board
      Book a stay of 4 nights or more for between 1st May and 31st October 2020 and receive a complimentary upgrade from bed and breakfast to half- board. Excludes hotel closure between 5th August and 9th October 2020. Valid for stays in all Suite Categories only. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers. Restrictions apply.
    • Early 2020 Transfer Offer Grenada to Barbados
      Book a stay of a minimum of 5 nights at the Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel and 5 nights at Cobblers Cove and receive complimentary inter-island transfers for 2 people. This offer is valid between 5th January and 6th April 2020. Restrictions apply.
    • Summer 2020 Offer Grenada and Barbados
      Book a stay for a minimum of 5 nights at the Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel Grenada and 5 nights at Cobblers Cove Barbados and receive 2 dinners for 2 guests and a complimentary spa treatment per person at each hotel. Guests will also receive complimentary inter-island transfers for 2 people. This offer is valid for stays between 7th April and 17th December 2020, excluding the hotel closure period from 5th August and 9th October 2020. Restrictions apply.
    • Complimentary Half Board in Estate Villas for 2020
      Book a stay in an Estate Villa between 1st March and 31st July 2020 and receive a complimentary upgrade from bed and breakfast to half board. This offer is not combinable with any other offers. Restrictions apply.
    • Free Nights Offer for Estate Villas 2020
      Book a stay of 7 nights on a bed and breakfast basis in an Estate Villa and pay the price of 6 nights between the 1st May and 31st October 2020. This offer is not combinable with any other offers. Restrictions apply.
    • Family Holiday in Grenada 2020
      Book now and receive a 50% discount off a second suite for Children for Bed & Breakfast stays between 21 March 2019 and 31 October 2020. In addition, up to 2 children (12 years and under) will receive complimentary lunch and dinner, and parents will receive one complimentary dinner at Rhodes Restaurant. Children will receive a gift on arrival. Valid on stays in all suite categories. Minimum stay of 4 nights. Offer is not combinable. Restrictions Apply.
    • Dual centre special offer Barbados and Grenada for 2019
      Book a stay for a minimum of 5 nights at the Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel Grenada and 5 nights at Cobblers Cove Barbados and receive 2 dinners for 2 guests and a complimentary spa treatment per person at each hotel. Guests will also receive complimentary inter-island transfers for 2 people. This offer is valid for stays between 7th April and 17th December 2019, excluding the hotel closure period from 31st July and 2nd October 2019. Restrictions apply.

    Hotel code

    CE30

    Our opinion

    Calabash Luxury Resort and Spa is outstanding. It enjoys a beautiful location in Grenada, charming service, excellent cuisine and extremely comfortable rooms.

    Hotel description

    From the moment you arrive, Grenada’s Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel and Spa strikes you as a very special place. An extremely well-run hotel, Calabash offers a wide range of facilities, an exceptional kitchen and friendly service, all in a beautiful beachside location on L’Anse aux Épines (Prickly Bay) in about eight acres of gardens. Calabash’s accommodation consists of 30 newly decorated suites in mainly two-storey houses, forming a semicircle facing the beach across a lawn dotted with palm trees and shrubs. The sandy beach at the Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel and Spa is set in a natural bay which offers good bathing and water sports. On the beach, trees provide natural shade and The Beach Bar is close at hand with a range of cooling drinks and very tempting light lunches - The Calabash club sandwich with chicken, pineapple and nutmeg is highly recommended! The swimming pool, a short distance from the beach, is a good size and is surrounded by crisp white tiles that mirror the resorts buildings. Bougainvillaes provides dramatic bursts of colour. Dinner is served under trailing Thunbergia vine in Calabash’s hotel restaurant, which is under the full direction of Gary Rhodes. Local ingredients such as barracuda, dorado, kingfish, guava, nutmeg and dasheen are combined to provide dishes of the highest quality and imagination. The new beachside Bash Restaurant serves lunch as well as ‘tapas bites’ throughout the day. The Spa at Calabash is built on a ledge right beside the beach with three treatment rooms and a yoga pavilion. Natural products from Grenada are used in the treatments and a range of massage therapies, aromatherapy, reflexology and beauty treatments are offered. Your hotel suite at Calabash is spacious and very comfortable, having been thoughtfully redesigned and decorated with new furnishings and fabrics last year. Each room has a balcony or patio where your maid serves you A la Carte breakfast each morning, or it is possible  to have a breakfast on the beach on a private table. The hotel’s leisure features include a choice of watersports, tennis and a PADI dive centre. Grenada’s Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel and Spa is one of our favourite Caribbean hotels.

    Location

    Beside L’Anse aux Épines (Prickly Bay) in the south of Grenada

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    Closed 31 July to 2 October 2019 and 5 August to 9 October 2020

    Distance from airport

    About 10 minutes by car.

    Closest airport

    Grenada

    Room types

    Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel and Spa offers 30 suites with air conditioning, ceiling fans, mini bar, hair dryer, wall safe, showers, bathrobes, telephone, DVD player, flat screen TVs, digital iPod docking station, clock radio, iron and ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities. All rooms have king-size beds, which can be split and made up as two single beds, on request. Baby cribs and roll-away beds are available at no extra charge. TV and cable box and wireless network facilities. All suites have a bedroom, a lounge area and a terrace or balcony and brand new bathrooms. Rooms are divided into the following categories:
    Junior Suite: Maximum occupancy of 3.
    Superior One Bedroom suite: Maximum occupancy of 2.
    Deluxe One Bedroom Suite: Maximum occupancy of 3. 
    One Bedroom Pool Suite on ground floor level: Maximum occupancy of 3.
    Penthouse One Bedroom Suite: Maximum occupancy of 2.
    Two Bedroom Deluxe Suite: Maximum occupancy of 4 adults and 1 child.
    Two Bedroom Suite with Pool: Maximum occupancy of 4 adults and 1 child.
    Two Bedroom Penthouse Suite with Pool: Maximum occupancy of 4 adults and 1 child.
    Two Bedroom Pool House Villa: Maximum occupancy of 4.
    Five Bedroom Treefrog, Hummingbird and CariBali Villa: Maximum occupancy of 10.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Two restaurants, Open-air swimming pool, Three bars - including a pool bar, new 'From your beach lounger' menu, The Spa at Calabash (open from 9:00-17:00 daily)  offering various spa treatments, Wellness Centre, Swimming pool, Zen garden, Water sports, Floodlit tennis court, Snooker room, Boutique, Fitness room, Giant chess in the garden, Beach boules, Bocce ball green, Tennis courts, Shuffle boards, Car hire, Cycle hire, Fishing trips, Island excursions, Hairdresser service available on request, Laundry, Room service, Babysitting, Weddings, Live entertainment on most nights with a steel band weekly, Scuba diving (PADI) centre at the hotel offering courses and dives for qualified divers as well as weekly sailing lessons. New retail boutique and new Pool and relaxation area which is complete with an upgraded fitness room and new pool bar.

    Water sports

    Range of water sports including kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, pedalo and hobie cat. PADI Scuba diving centre offers courses and dives for qualified divers at amazing diving spots such as the Underwater Sculpture Park, Bianca C Ship Wreck and Flamingo Bay. Diving excursions and weekly sailing lessons are available at a charge.

    Land sports

    Tennis, Cycle hire, Bocce Ball, Shuffle board, yoga and stretch classes.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel and Spa is in an attractive area with fields and private houses nearby and there are a range of restaurants and bars within walking distance. The capital, St George's, is about 10 minutes' drive from the hotel.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    Children over 12 years are welcome from 15 January to 15 March. All children are welcome for the rest of the year. Children under the age of 6 stay on a complimentary basis when sharing a room with their parents on a bed and breakfast basis. Children in this age group are not allowed in the bar or restaurant after 19.00. The concierge team can create itineraries for children to include water sports, land sports, cookery and arts and crafts. A Family Escape package is available for pre-booking.

    Minimum stays

    Minimum stay of 7 nights between 22 December and 4 January 2019/20 and in February 2019/20.

    Other information

    Half board and all-inclusive options can be booked at a supplement.

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