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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.
    Our Caribbean travel specialist, Katie Hill, recommends the Calabash because of its attractive combination of intimate accommodation and relaxed beachfront setting. She thought the standard of luxury was very high, and the Rhodes Restaurant was a highlight.

    The journey and how you get there

    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

    • Family Holiday to Grenada 2018 and 2019
      Book now and receive a 50% discount on the children’s Suite on stays from 21 March 2018 until 31 October 2018, and from 21 March 2019 until 31 October 2019. In addition, children will receive complimentary lunch and dinner during their stay and a gift on arrival, whilst the adults will receive a complimentary dinner at Rhodes Restaurant. Restrictions apply.
    • Romance in Grenada for 2018 and 2019
      Book now and receive a complimentary upgrade on your Suite Category on stays from 4 April 2018 until 31 October 2018, and from 4 April 2019 until 31 October 2019. In addition, couples will receive a complimentary Swedish Massage, a candlelit dinner for two, and Prosecco and chocolate truffles on arrival. Restrictions apply.
    • Summer offer 2018
      Stay a minimum of 4 nights from 1 May until 31 October 2018 and receive a complimentary suite upgrade plus $250 USD resort credit per stay. Upgrade is subject to availability.
    • Longer stay in Calabash Estate Villas summer in Grenada 2018
      Book now and receive 7 nights for the price 6 on stays between 1 May 2018 until 31 October 2018. Offer valid for Calabash Estate Villas only. Restrictions Apply.
    • Christmas Day free in Grenada offer 2018
      Book now and stay for free on Christmas Day when staying a minimum of 10 nights between 22 December 2018 and 5 January 2019. Offer valid in all suite categories. Restrictions Apply.
    • 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.
    • Dual centre special offer Barbados and Grenada for winter 2018 and 2019
      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 17 December 2018 until 6 April 2019. Restrictions apply.
    • Dual centre special offer Barbados and Grenada for summer 2018
      Book 5 nights or more at both Cobblers Cove in Barbados, and the Calabash Hotel & Spa in Grenada, and receive dinner for two, one spa treatment, and complimentary one-way air transfers between the two islands on stays until 16 December 2018. Restrictions apply.
    • Complimentary Half Board in Suites summer in Grenada 2019
      Book now and receive a complimentary upgrade to Half Board on stays from 1 June 2019 until 31 July 2019. Offer valid in selected suites only. Restrictions apply.
    • 7 nights for the price of 6 Grenada for summer 2019
      Book now and receive a complimentary upgrade from Bed & Breakfast to Half Board on stays from 1 May 2019 until 31 October 2019. Selected rooms only. 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 from 1 August to 3 October 2018 and 31 July to 2 October 2019.

    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. 
    Three Bedroom Swallow Villa: Maximum occupancy of 6.
    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 28 February. 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. 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 24 December and 2 January 2018/19 and between 1 and 28 February 2018/19.

    Other information

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

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