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Coral Reef Club

West Coast, Barbados

Coral Reef Club in Barbados is an elegant and established family-run hotel with beautiful spacious gardens and a fresh Caribbean feel. The impeccable service and beautiful architecture, lend it a definitive West Indian style.

At a Glance

  • A family owned luxury hotel with a very warm welcome – many guests return year after year

  • Renowned for its special ambiance and classic island style

  • Superb food, some of the best in the Caribbean

  • Two mosaic tiled swimming pools

  • Accommodations are traditionally designed and set amidst twelve acres of beautifully landscaped gardens

  • The Spa is set within a tropical garden paradise

  • Complimentary windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling and tennis

Beach, Couples, Family, Honeymoon

Insider's View

Every guest receives a welcome Rum Punch on arrival at Coral Reef. Apparently many guests drink nothing else from then on!

Elizabeth Bray

Insider's View

The "Organic Living" Team at Colony Club has developed a weekly tour of the Organic Vegetable and Herb Garden followed by a "Garden to Plate" cooking demonstration.

Gemma Dobson

Insider's View

All of the rooms and suites are named after tropical flora, except the 5 Plantation Suites, which are named after 5 of the island's Plantation Houses.

Katie May

Insider's View

Stay in a luxury cottage and enjoy your own plunge pool

Alice Moseley

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Description

Coral Reef Club, on the exclusive west coast of Barbados, is situated on a superb white sand beach. There are 88 rooms, cottages and suites dotted in 12 acres of beautiful lush gardens, which are full of tropical flowers and mature trees. This charming hotel has been family-owned and managed for over 40 years, with a strong focus on personal service and fine dining which is why it's a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

The accommodation is spacious and the rooms are individually decorated in a relaxed West Indian style. Some rooms are upstairs in the original coral stone great house, and have a lovely ocean view. Rooms are adorned with crisp, white Egyptian cotton bed linen, individually controlled air conditioning and ceiling fans, in room safe, CD player and a private balcony or terrace with chaise lounges. An award-winning chef creates superb meals in the restaurant, which opens onto a beachfront terrace, with jazz and calypso nightly during the winter. There is also a spa, cocktail bar and boutique.

Coral Reef Club provides complimentary windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling and tennis and plenty of local attractions to visit across the island including the Andromeda Botanical Gardens, the Barbados Wildlife Reserve and Folkestone Marine Park & Museum.

Accommodation

Coral Reef Club contains 88 rooms, cottages and suites which are set amongst twelve acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. Aiming to create ambiance and island style tranquillity this family owned and run resort features traditionally designed accommodation in keeping with the history of Barbados. All rooms, suites and villas include: spacious and individually designed interiors, Egyptian cotton bed linen, balcony or terrace with chaise longues, air-conditioning and ceiling fans, hairdryers, safe, CD player, toaster, fridge and fresh flowers upon arrival. Garden Rooms have double beds but all other rooms can have a King bed or two twin beds as preferred.

Luxury Plantation Suite

These suites are the ultimate luxury accommodation for two with four poster canopied bed, large bathroom with walk in shower and oversize tub, covered terrace and open sundeck, private pool, living room with TV/DVD, beautiful sea views and a complimentary starter bar.

Luxury Junior Suite

These Junior Suites are sea facing with a pool view.

Superior Junior Suite

These Junior Suites are situated in a relaxing location in the midst of the beautiful gardens and enjoy great views of the tropical garden.

Garden Room

These Double rooms feature views of the beautifully manicured garden and an en suite with combination bath/shower and WC.

Luxury Cottage/Suite

The Luxury Cottage/Suite features a living room, patio and private plunge pool as well as a bathroom with bathtub, separate shower and WC.

Ixora

This villa has 4 double rooms and 3 bathrooms and 1 en suite shower room. One of the rooms is a luxurious Master Suite with private patio and large bathroom with separate shower and bathtub. There is also shared use of a swimming pool, kitchen, living room with TV and DVD player, and a large terrace with dining table leading out onto private lawn.

Tamarind Villa

This villa has 3 double rooms and 2 full en suite bathrooms with one en suite shower room. It is located in the gardens, next to a shared swimming pool. There is space in the dressing room for a cot, but please note it is a passage to the bathroom. Two double bedrooms share a bathroom with separate shower and bathtub. The villa also has a kitchen, spacious living room with TV and DVD player, a large terrace and dining area that leads onto the private lawn.

Childcare

Children are welcome all year round except from 15 January to 15 March. There is an unsupervised playground for children up to 10 years old with swings, slide and a playhouse. There is complimentary supervision in the playhouse for two to eight year olds between 2.30 pm and 4.30 pm, Monday to Friday, (but no organized activities) which should be booked by 12 noon. The hotel provides family programs for children aged two to 12 years (swimming, sailing and tennis) and older children will love the d water sports offered such as banana boating, donuts and water skiing (Offered at an additional charge). Babysitting and a crèche are also available at an additional charge and there are children's menus at the hotel's restaurant. The hotel asks guests to not bring children under the age of five to the restaurant during dinner service.

Facilities

Facilities at the resort include a restaurant, bar and lounge, television lounge, guest computer room, health/beauty shop, hairdressing salon, boutique, two freshwater swimming pools and two tennis courts.

Activities

Complimentary activities offered at the resort include swimming pool, fitness center, tennis, sailing and water sports. Activities at an additional charge include off-site water skiing, scuba diving, fishing and golf. Local attractions include the Andromeda Botanical Gardens, the Barbados Wildlife Reserve and Folkestone Marine Park & Museum.

Location & Directions

West Coast, Barbados

Set amidst twelve acres of beautifully landscaped gardens on the calm west coast of Barbados. Coral Reef Club is 2 min drive from Holetown, where there are many restaurants, bars and shops.

When to go

Offering warm temperatures throughout the year the Caribbean is a perfect year round destination. With an average of 9 hours sunshine a day the peak season runs from December through to April which is the dry season when you can expect very little rainfall. May to November are the slightly wetter months where you will find an increase in rainfall as the summer season goes on and with that some humidity, however the Summer months are still a great time to travel as the temperatures are hot and the rain tends to come in short heavy bursts but not all day long. The wettest months with the most humidity are September and October and these are the most probable months for hurricanes to occur in the region although many islands have not experienced hurricanes for a number of years. The average daily temperatures range from the mid-seventies in the winter months and mid-eighties in the summertime.

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