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Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels

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New to the award winning Elegant Hotels Group family in Barbados, the redesigned all-inclusive Waves Hotel and Spa is located on a stretch of white pristine beach on the Platinum West Coast of the island. The oceanfront hotel offers a unique getaway where the all-inclusive experience goes beyond premium accommodation and versatile dining. The focus on mind & wellness, freshly prepared dishes, artistic and local activities provides an opportunity for guests to unwind and reconnect. This eco-chic wellness hotel caters to those seeking a mind and body holiday: whether guests are looking for a serene, adult-only escape in the dedicated spa side of the property or a high-energy communal oceanfront lounge setting, the 70 room hotel offers an authentic Barbados experience for all ages. Elegant Inclusions with each stay provide complimentary motorized and non-motorized water sports, WiFi, all meals and beverages, fitness center, yoga, bespoke daily activities plus a complimentary water taxi.
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Breakfast included
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Special Offer:Spa Treatment Included!
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Having stayed in many all inclusive 5 star resorts I can safely say this hotel would be at the top end of my favorites list. They have simply just got it right! The staff were all helpful, happy and excellent. The service was superb, low key and quick. There are several
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What a wonderful hotel, we were treated like family members. A small thing but being greeted by name makes you feel you are important and having the perfect holiday means a lot to the team. Food was amazing with plenty of choices without it being too much. Couldn't have
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Response from EHGSocialMedia, Social Media/Guest Relations at Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels
Responded May 7, 2018
Dear Debs296, Thanks for allowing Waves Hotel & Spa to be your host for your 40th wedding anniversary! We are honored that you chose our resort to be apart of your special day, and we are so happy that you had an amazing holiday with us. As you have mentioned, our staff works diligently to provide a personalized experience to each and every guest and we are so happy that they succeeded with you. It is great that you had a blast whilst kayaking and water skiing through our crystalline waters at our compliments. We can only hope that you will make a return trip to paradise one day very soon. Perhaps for the 41st! Warmest Regards. Maggie L. Social Media/Guest Relations
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A boutique hotel that is out of this world. Everything is five star. The room, the food and dink and the staff are second to none. We are going back next January because we had such a great time. It was quiet and not impersonal like the bigger hotels.
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Response from Roam08819706358, Operations Support Assistant at Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels
Responded yesterday
Dear Overboard123, We wish to take this opportunity to thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Waves Hotel & Spa. We know you have many choices and we are so thankful you choose us to enjoy your holiday . We are glad that you considered everything to be five star, from the room to the staff who made your holiday a memorable one. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back soon! Warmest Regards, Shanette.
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From arrival in 6 jan til departure 10 days later hotel & their staff was outstanding Great room, food, service, nothing to fault at all ! Too many great staff to mention but Pamela & Honey on the beach deserve extra credit for efforts Can’t wait to revisit
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Response from Roam08819706358, Operations Support Assistant at Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels
Responded yesterday
Dear GraemeHunter, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at the Waves Hotel & Spa. We know you have many choices and we are so thankful you choose us to enjoy your holiday . We are happy that you enjoyed the warm hospitality from our diligent and hard working team who went above and beyond to ensure your needs were taken care of. We sincerely thank you for the glowing review and we look forward to providing you with the same A-class service once again. Warmest Regards, Shanette.
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New year holiday returned home this week lovely hotel - great food - clean -rooms - great location - great watersports what more can i say Lovely Kim and her wonderfull staff were brilliant x anything you wanted they would help out Book it you will not be dissapointed
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Response from Roam08819706358, Operations Support Assistant at Waves Hotel & Spa by Elegant Hotels
Responded yesterday
Dear Martin S, Thank you for the glowing review on your recent stay at Waves Hotel & Spa. We are very happy to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay and the team looked after your needs as best as they possible could. Our aim is to always provide the highest level of service to each and every guest that we welcome. We are happy that you had a safe return and we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warmest Regards, Shanette.
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The only rooms to suit would be the Duplex suites as the 18 ye old would have their own space. Check out the website for pictures
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Is there an actual beach you can lie on a sunbed? Thanks
Yes, either look at the photos on the review site or go to hotel website and you will see plenty of pics of the beach. It’s down a flight of steps from hotel.
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There is a map of the resort layout on the website I think. The adults section is across the road and overlooks the spa area and tropical garden - see picture in my review. There is a zebra crossing to the main hotel and the traffic stops to let you cross. For a sea view and access to the beach you need to be in the main hotel and if you come out of school holiday time kids should not be a big issue. Sea view is, in my opinion, well worth it - i’d recommend level 2....
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We travelled with Virgin 18 months ago and had an ocean front suite which had a balcony. From memory, all rooms in the main building had balconies, including the courtesy room we changed in on our last day
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"The Adults only side of the hotel is a short walk over the road (no problem to cross), very quiet and a really lovely pool area."
"The hotel rooms and facilities are terrific"
"Ocean view rooms well worth the upgrade"
"A sea view room is definitely worth the money."
"Ocean view rooms have a fabulous outlook"
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PRICE RANGE
$388 - $987 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
CaribbeanBarbadosSaint James Parish
NUMBER OF ROOMS
70
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