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Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 429, Paynes Bay, Barbados
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have just returned from our second wonderful stay at the Tamarind and again it more than fulfilled our expectations. The staff were so attentive and friendly especially Euretha at breakfast who made Omlettes to die for! Tito, Troy and Christopher couldnt do enough for us and we also want to make a special mention to Patrick who was always... More

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Bridlington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tamarind just gets better. Each year, there are a few niggles, but the great thing about the management is that they listen to them and improve year on year. This was our 3rd visit to Tamarind and 9th Barbados trip and we're already looking at booking again next year. Our room this time was just amazing. Sea view, very spacious,... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I have just returned having experienced a magical holiday. The service was exceptional, the staff were so friendly WE FELT LIKE FAMILY !! A perfect central base to discover the delights of the west coast with a safe environment and with outstanding free water sports facilities. The restaurant and bar staff couldn't do enough for us and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six friends and I booked 4 rooms at the Tamarind Cove Hotel to serve as "home base" while immersing ourselves in the sights, sounds, and activities that is Barbados during Crop Over. Prior to arriving we already had planned to be away from the hotel for most of the days, and well into the nights, so imagine our surprise and... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For once my entire family (me, hubby, and daughters 10, 6 and 3) are all in agreement! This was universally agreed upon as the best ever family holiday. Excellent personal service, clean, safe, friendly, amazing facilities (watersports, kids club, restaurants etc). I just can't fault it. We stayed for 2 weeks and we left promising ourselves that we'd return soon.... More

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Eastpointe, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, first off I must say this trip was simply amazing. I had a beautiful 6 day stay at the Tamarind Hotel for Barbados Crop Over festival. The staff was very pleasant, informative and helpful. Me and my friend stayed in a suite with a balcony that had the ocean view. Very clean room, nice and chilled seeing how it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have recently returned from our stay at the fabulous Tamarind hotel in Barbados. Being July there was a bit of rain most days but in general the weather was amazing. The location of the Tamarind hotel is great - right on the beach (about 1km walk along the beach to the famous Sandy Lane Hotel) with a choice of... More

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations Manager at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Mel M., Thank you so very much for your wonderful review of your recent stay at Tamarind. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and that your expectations could be exceeded. Congratulations on your wedding anniversary and daughter’s birthday all in one! We love to help our guests celebrate special occasions. Thank you for highlighting the... More

Leicester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from a fantastic 14 night stay at Tamarind. 18/7 - 02/08. We would recommend this hotel for all types of guests. If you are looking for a quiet chilled relaxing holiday, then this is the place. If you have children, then this hotel went out of its way to cater for all age groups. The water... More

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations Manager at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Nick006, On behalf of the entire staff at Tamarind, we thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay with us in July. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed many of the wonderful amenities that Tamarind has to offer, including the water sports and delicious dining options. We are very glad we could exceed your expectations... More

Worcester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from an amazing 12 night stay at the Tamarind. It really was a wonderful holiday and the best hotel we have ever stayed in ( I am very fussy too!!). The staff were ALL second to none and couldn't do enough for us, they were also fantastic with our children (8 and 5), my daughter Imogen... More

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EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations Manager at Tamarind by Elegant Hotels, responded to this review

Dear Kirsten R., Thank you so very much for your kind review regarding your recent stay at Tamarind. On behalf of the entire staff, we appreciate your words and will continue to strive to exceed your expectations. We are very pleased to hear that you and your family so enjoyed your holiday, and we love hearing that your children especially... More

Warrington, UK
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic stay at the Tamarind. Unlike previous reviewers, our room including the bathroom was very nicely appointed and we didn't notice any tiredness around the resort . The hotel is situated on a lovely stretch of beach, on a calm sea with very good snorkelling in front of the hotel - lovely assortment of tropical fish, eels... More

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Dear l0uise123, Thank you kindly for your lovely review of your recent stay with us. We appreciate your compliments of our property and the many accommodations we have at the resort. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the beauty of the beaches and the ocean just steps from our rooms. Our Flying Fish kids club is a wonderful... More

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Address: PO Box 429, Paynes Bay, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Paynes Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Tamarind by Elegant Hotels 4*
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Also Known As:
Tamarind By Elegant Hotel Paynes Bay
Tamarind Cove Saint James
Tamarind Cove Barbados
Hotel Tamarind Cove
Tamarind By Elegant Hotels Barbados/Saint James Parish

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Tamarind rests on a 750-foot crescent of premium West Coast white sand beach and is as family-friendly as it is an exclusive adult hideaway. Tamarind features contemporary guestrooms, an intimate spa and relaxation space and two restaurants. Contemporary sun loungers, day beds and decks, transform outdoor spaces into outdoor 'living rooms' providing flexible spaces for dining, drinking, relaxing and events. Complimentary features include: motorized and non-motorized watersports, daily buffet breakfast, WiFi in rooms and throughout property, fitness center and classes and water taxi to other Elegant Hotels' west coast properties. ... more   less 
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