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Uppingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Have a fantastic week at the Tamarind in March. The room (232) had a new en suite, as had all the rooms at the front of the block. Pools and beach as good as ever. Staff superb, they really make the holiday special, especially in the bars!! The food was excellent. If you want a friendly hotel with great food,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Tamarind is easily the best hotel in Barbados for families, and those wanting a relaxed atmosphere in a fantastic location. We have been stating there every Easter for the last 7 years. My daughters are now teenagers, and I can imagine them still wanting to join well into their twenties! I would recommend this hotel to anyone. Justin and Emma

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We have just spent a very enjoyable three weeks at the Tamarind, returning to Barbados after an absence of several years. Our initial impressions were not good, as the "suite" we had booked, turned out to be a rather dark and damp-smelling room on the ground floor. However, the hotel moved us on the second day to a much brighter... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

The Tamarind is perfect for discerning but unpretentious families and couples. The setting is exceptionally lovely and it feels as if it 'owns' one of the best West coast beaches, while the low rise development and lush gardens give the whole place a sense of space. Even when busy the hotel never felt crowded. The food is consistently well prepared... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I last visited the Tarmarind in November 2013 for my 2nd year in a row. Not much has changed.It's lovely, well-maintained and the service is good.My only complaint is that that the breakfast is bland.

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Surrey, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Just returned from a week's holiday with our two children. The hotel was fabulous and extremely well run. Welcoming, helpful staff, great beach steps away from the hotel pool and top notch food. Rooms were spacious and luxurious (we had 2 interconnecting junior suites looking out onto the turquoise ocean thanks to a complimentary upgrade on arrival). Beach and hotel... More 

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Northampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Our 2nd trip to Tamarind in 2 years, but this time with a group of cricket fans as well as our sons. Excellent staff' who were well trained and helpful. Kim and her team ensure the resort is well maintained and happily fix any problems. We had a noise problem with our room and they happily moved us the following... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

My family and I had a wonderful experience in this hotel, it is absolutely a ''must stay at hotel''. Cleanliness and service were fantastic, nothing is too much for the staff to do, they are extremely friendly and polite. Kim, the general manager, and her duty managers are exceptional, they walk the grounds daily conversing with guests, addressing guests by... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We spent a week in Barbados at the Tamarind on the West Coast and from the moment we arrived I knew it would be special. Hot and tired from our journey we were greeted with one of the best rum punches ever in the lovely hotel reception before being taken to our room. We were on the second floor which... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Stayed in Barbados many times, first time at Tamarind, excellent customer service. Hotel well positioned central to restaurants, but hotel restaurant excellent and competitively priced. Had sea view room , bathroom space a little tight, but the view is fantastic from the balcony ,can go to sleep listening to the sea lapping the shore. Room kept very clean .There are... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

Address: PO Box 429, Paynes Bay, Barbados
Location: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Paynes Bay
Price Range: $252 - $898 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tamarind by Elegant Hotels 4*
Number of rooms: 104
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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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