Waves Hotel and Spa by Elegant Hotels

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An all-inclusive wellbeing retreat

From Elegant Hotels Group comes the fabulous Waves Hotel and Spa; an all-inclusive wellbeing retreat perfect for recharging your batteries on the stunning island of Barbados.

Why you'll love it here

  • Be treated to complimentary spa treatments included as standard
  • All-inclusive dining at two restaurants plus dine around at selected sister properties
  • Complimentary motorised and non-motorised watersports with Aqua School tuition
  • Retreat to the peaceful adult-only spa section of the resort complete with its own pool

Best For

  • Family, Toddlers (0-3), Kids (4-12), Teens (13+)

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I'm here to tailor-make your perfect Barbados holiday. Give me a call and I'll use my expertise to create your personalised experience.

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

Waves Hotel and Spa is an all-inclusive wellbeing retreat perfect for recharging your batteries on the stunning island of Barbados. Set on the West Coast, it’s a holiday for both mind and body, with spa treatments included, yoga mats in your room, and healthy, tasty dishes on the menu.

Head to the beach or for some serious ‘R and R’, enjoy a few rounds at a local golf course, or get active with complimentary watersports.

Your all-inclusive stay includes beverages (including alcohol), meals, snacks, watersports, and fitness classes, with the ‘Dine Around’ programme meaning you can also enjoy the fine fare at the island’s other West Coast Elegant Hotels properties via the complimentary water taxi.

When you stay at Waves Hotel and Spa Barbados, you get a choice of airy, beautifully designed rooms with walk-in showers.

Standard Guest Rooms are situated on the 2nd and 3rd floor of the Oceanside building with inland balconies, sleeping a maximum of 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Guests in these rooms get two complimentary spa treatments, per adult, per stay with a minimum 7-night stay. There is at least a 24-hour advance reservation required.

The following rooms as standard come with:

  • King sized bed(s)
  • Satellite television
  • Refrigerator
  • Ceiling fan
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate shower
Pool View Spa Guest Room

Pool View Spa Guest Room

  • Sleeps 2
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace overlooking the pool
  • Located in the adult-only spa building of the property
  • Guests get two complimentary spa treatments per adult per stay with a minimum 5-night stay (at least 24-hour advance reservation required)
Ocean Front Room

Ocean Front Room

  • Sleeps 3
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Located on every floor in the Oceanside building
  • Guests get three complimentary spa treatments per adult per stay with a minimum 5-night stay (at least 24-hour advance reservation required)
Ocean Front Junior Suite

Ocean Front Junior Suite

  • Sleeps 4
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • View of the Caribbean Sea
  • Stocked mini-bar
  • Guests get three complimentary spa treatments per adult per stay with a minimum 5-night stay (at least 24-hour advance reservation required)
Ocean Front Split Level Room

Ocean Front Split Level Room

  • Sleeps 4
  • Top floor Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea
  • Guests get three complimentary spa treatments per adult per stay with a minimum 5-night stay (at least 24-hour advance reservation required)
  • All-inclusive
  • Gym/fitness centre
  • Motorised watersports
  • Spa/wellness facilities
  • Massage services
  • Laundry/valet service
  • Babysitting
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Whirlpool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Safe deposit box
  • Beachside service
  • 2 large swimming pools

Choose between three different dining venues. 

Treat yourself with the Taste of Elegance Dine Around programme, allowing guests to exchange dining with select sister hotels' restaurants.

Room service is from 7:30am–9:30pm.

Each night, there is regular entertainment including shows and DJ nights. Looking for something a bit different? There are also special culinary events including wine pairing, rum tasting, cooking demos, and mixology workshops.

Seascape

Seascape

The Mediterranean-inspired restaurant, Seascape, provides breakfast, lunch, and à la carte dinner. Choose between à la carte or a buffet. Each night has an exciting theme.

Breakfast: 7:00 - 10:30 am

Lunch: 12:30 - 2:30 pm

Dinner: 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Shiso

Shiso

Shiso, the Asian fusion restaurant, has fresh noodle and rice bowls with customisable additions, fresh slices of sashimi, sushi, and the chef's signature five-spice Asian ice cream.

Dinner: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Monday and Thursday closed

Kýma

Kýma

Kýma is the al fresco coffee bar and deli, serving speciality coffees, lattes, teas, fresh salads, and sandwiches. You can also choose from a wide range of grab-and-go items.

10:30 am - 6:00 pm daily

Get involved in Waves Hotel’s complimentary water sports ranging from water skiing and tube rides to paddle boarding, kayaking, and more. If you’re looking to relax and have lazy afternoons by the poolside, you can choose between the family pool or the adult-only pool with a tropical backdrop and whirlpool.

Wellbeing is a priority here at Waves Hotel and Spa. Activities include:

  • Family mediation session
  • Gym
  • Revitalising fitness classes
  • Complimentary yoga and pilates
  • Adult-only spa
  • Soothing spa treatments
  • Sauna and steam room

Waves by Elegant Hotels take responsibility for responsible travel by investing sustainable practices to their people, wildlife, philanthropy, and the planet. The resort is committed to their people, including their staff and their local communities. All are invested in by Waves by Elegant Hotels, providing learning and development programmes, a support system and aims to create a respectful culture with many more sessions from weekly fitness classes to flexible working conditions for their staff. Plus, each year, the resort invests in local, national and overseas, raising over £10,000 for chosen charities including a Ukraine refugee fundraiser and the Barbados Sea Turtles Project.

The resort has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2026, with an aim to protect the wonders of the world for future generations to be able to explore them. They have incorporated initiatives to reduce their carbon footprint, and have reduced their waste by 56%. Supporting wildlife is a key priority to Elegant Resorts, with a wildlife policy that aligns with ABTA guidelines to safeguard their local animals. Their encouragement to their clients to support responsible wildlife experiences help with their support.

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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)

Things to do nearby

Tailor your holiday with our unique portfolio of experiences, all of which can be added to your stay. If you can't find what you're looking for, speak to our Travel Specialists. They'll get to know what they can do to make your escape extra special, and curate a bespoke itinerary of memorable experiences around you.

Want to know more?

Call our Travel Specialists for a chat with our Barbados experts. They'll share their first-hand insights so you can find your perfect holiday.

Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

Lucy

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