The Sandpiper


Unwind in style at The Sandpiper in beautiful Barbados. Providing 5-star luxury with a personal touch, the hotel offers a collection of inspired, elegant rooms and suites with ocean views and garden vistas.

Why you'll love it here

  • Boutique luxury on the platinum sands of Barbados' West Coast
  • Family-owned and run with attentive service from longstanding staff year-after-year
  • Harold’s Beach Bar is a favoured spot for guests, serving al fresco beachside lunches
  • Stay in the Curlew Tree Top Suite for breathtaking ocean views and a private plunge pool
  • Enjoy restaurants at sister property, Coral Reef Club, with exchange dining


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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Revive your senses at The Sandpiper in Barbados. Sister hotel to the much-loved Coral Reef Club, the hotel has been catering for refined, luxury Caribbean holidays since 1970. Run by Karen and Wayne Capaldi, this intimate spot balances true sophistication with relaxed Caribbean charm.

Step into a tranquil world full of thoughtful luxuries, elegant spaces and dreamlike gardens. Refined over many years, the team at The Sandpiper pay meticulous attention to even the smallest detail, and that is exactly why many guests return again and again. The natural beauty of Barbados’s West Coast is complemented by contemporary, airy rooms and suites. From the garden rooms to the spellbinding treetop suites, you’ll have a choice of beautifully appointed private spaces in which to while away your time.

Spend your time indulging your senses in the myriad garden paths, seeking out little corners for a moment’s peace, surrounded by breathtaking tropical flowers. Or soak up the sun on the stunning white sandy beach that fringes The Sandpiper.

When you’re ready for a cool drink and a spot of shade, make your way to the tree-shaded deck to breathe in the ocean views with a cool drink in hand and to treat your taste buds, delicious cuisine can be found at the iconic Harold's Bar. By night, fairy-tale gas torches light the way to the restaurant, guiding you through the hotel’s private gardens and epitomising the hotel’s inimitably serene ambience.

To fully experience everything the area has to offer, take a leisurely stroll along the pristine sand of the West Coast Beach, or hop across to the Coral Reef Club to immerse yourself in the spa, just one of the facilities shared by both resorts. Energetic types can work up a sweat playing tennis or on the water.

With 50 rooms and suites catering for the highest level of luxury, The Sandpiper is made with pure relaxation in mind. Many feature private kitchenettes for maximum comfort, contemporary stylings. You can settle in at a family-friendly suite, or in the sumptuous Tree Top Suites with private plunge pools and wrap around terraces.

Garden Rooms

Garden Rooms

Sleeps: 2 Adults

With gorgeously comfortable king or twin beds, the garden rooms boast superior views over The Sandpiper’s tropical grounds. A stylish en suite bathroom, and private patios or balcony give you instant access to lush surroundings.
One Bedroom Suite

One Bedroom Suite

Sleeps: 2 Adults , 2 Children

Complete with a king or twin beds, one bedroom suites provide ultimate luxury and privacy in a beautifully elegant, self-contained space. Features include an en suite bathroom, separate living room with a comfortable sofa bed, a kitchen, and a patio or balcony.
Tree Top Suites

Tree Top Suites

Sleeps: 2 Adults

Set on the panoramic rooftop of the hotel, these suites offer unrivalled luxury. Four poster or canopied beds, dressing areas, spacious bathroom with walk-in showers and separate baths give you the taste of true indulgence. The suites feature airy, fully equipped living rooms with spectacular views, a roomy covered terrace, hideaway sundecks and private pools. 
Two Bedroom Suite

Two Bedroom Suite

Sleeps: 4 Adults , 2 Children

A family-friendly space with two king sized bed, or twin bed rooms. The separate living room provides a sofa bed, there are two stylish en suite bathrooms, a kitchen and a private patio or balcony with beautiful garden or coastline views.
Beach House Suites

Beach House Suites

Sleeps: 2 Adults

Oceanside views and lavish stylings make these two suites a memorable option for any stay. Private sundecks, wet bars and large airy living rooms with state-of-the-art media centres give each suite a polished modern feel. Bedrooms have dressing areas and beautiful bathrooms, and suites can be connected to Tree Top Suite Curlew.
  • Gym
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Watersports
  • Children’s club *

*Catering for kids of all ages, The Sandpiper has a playground, non-motorised water sports for children, and sailing and swimming lessons. For little ones there’s a babysitting service, all amenities needed for babies and toddlers, and room service between 5.30pm and 7pm.

The Sandpiper’s open-air restaurant is set amongst torch-lit tropical gardens and tranquil koi ponds, and is regarded by discerning diners as one of the very best in Barbados.

Make sure to be part of The Sandpiper’s weekly cocktail party, and Sunday night barbeque complete with steelpan music.

The Restaurant

The Restaurant

Fusing Caribbean flavours with European and Asian techniques, executive Chef Christophe Poupardin provides the ultimate dining experience at The Sandpiper’s restaurant. Sourcing the best local ingredients and using creatively inspired recipes, you’ll be able to sample delicious dishes that delight and inspire.

Harold’s Bar

Harold’s Bar

Sitting back to a relaxed lunch with a sunny vista is best served at Harold’s Bar. One of the best-loved beach bars in Barbados, this is the place to grab a sunset cocktail made to Harold’s own recipes, or a tasty snack. With its beach setting, charming thatched roof and bamboo stylings, it’s the epitome of Bajan class

Sharing the prestigious facilities of the Coral Reef Club, you’ll have access to out-of-this-world amenities.


A state-of-the-art gym is the place to go if you looking to work out. Fully equipped with treadmills, rowing machines, cross trainers, and weight machines, it has everything to help you stay in shape.


Tennis courts and complimentary coaching from the hotel’s resident pro leave no excuse for keen players to brush up on their technique. If you fancy a game after dusk, the courts are thoughtfully lit.

Watersports & Pools

Take time out at one of the two gorgeous pools at The Sandpiper. Choose your own slice of paradise alongside the 60-foot lap slate pool, or the quaint mosaic tiled pool. Each is bordered by waving palm trees and manicured lawns. During the day, check out the complimentary motorised water sports down at the beach and get your adrenaline pumping.


Play a spot of golf amidst lush surrounds. Choose between world-leading courses including famous Sandy Lane, the immaculate, new Apres Hill Club, or the tropical Royal Westmoreland complete with resident monkeys.

Spa and salon

Just two minutes’ drive away, you’ll be able to treat yourself to a pampering session at the Coral Reef Club’s spa or salon. While you’re there, you can shop for beautiful beachwear, gifts and essentials for your stay.


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  • Time zone: -4 GMT
  • Flight time: 8 hours, 50 minutes
  • Recommended airlines: British Airways, Virgin Atlantic
  • Currency: Barbadian Dollar, US Dollar
  • Tipping guideline: 10-15%
  • Health considerations: No major health risks
  • Capital: Bridgetown
  • Population: 288,327 (March 2023)
  • National languages: English
  • Electricity and plugs: Type A/B - 115/230V, 50Hz
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: No (for stays up to 6 months)

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