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Fairmont Royal Pavilion

West Coast, Barbados

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion is an elegant hotel set on the breathtakingly beautiful Platinum coast of Barbados and has the feeling of a large estate home from days gone by. Surrounded by lush gardens, it is a perfect island hideaway.

At a Glance

  • Stunning location on one of the best beaches on the island

  • Newly refurbished guest rooms including some with direct beach access

  • Traditional afternoon tea served by the beach each day

  • Adults only for part of the year

  • Family friendly from mid March to end of October with kids activities and interconnecting rooms

Beach, Couples, Honeymoon, Diving

Insider's View

Look out for the resident monkeys that stroll around the grounds from time to time

Anna Bleasdale

Insider's View

I recommend sampling the cocktail menu here - lots of lovely rum based cocktails to try and some lovely dessert cocktails too I like the BBC - Baileys, Banana & Coco Lopez blended by the excellent bar tender!

Gemma Dobson

Insider's View

I recommend staying in one of the Beachfront Suites as these have direct access onto the beach and your own butler!

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

Guests staying in the Beach Front Junior Suites can enjoy complimentary canapés served daily on your terrace.

Katie May

Insider's View

Stay in the Beach Front Suites and receive complimentary Airport meet & greet.

Kirsty Harper

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Fairmont Royal Pavilion


Located on half a mile of white, sandy beach on the infamous West Coast of Barbados, on an 11-acre estate in the parish of St. James. Due to the increasing demand from guests, during the festive season families are more than welcome with children.

The 72 deluxe ocean front rooms are tastefully decorated in a relaxed Caribbean style, and modelled on magnificent ocean vistas, each room with its own private terrace or balcony. The architecture and interior design reflects the rich heritage of Barbados, taking inspiration from a typical Barbadian plantation home, with hardwood floors, muted interior tones and traditional furnishings.

The resort offers guests two fantastic dining options at Palm Terrace and Café Taboras serving a mouthwatering combination of contemporary flair with Michelin starred expertise using only the finest local ingredients will be open for every meal, daily. Other facilities include the spa offering a full range of spa services, including body scrubs, facials, and a range of alternative therapies all in the comfort of your own room. Those staying in the Beachfront Suites can also request that their Butler set up Afternoon Tea in their room or on their sundeck.

For those who would like to develop their culinary prowess, there are complimentary weekly cooking classes. They are on offer Tuesday before lunch to really excite ones taste buds.

Ocean swimming is on your doorstep and the hotel also has access to a health club/spa and a nearby golf course. There are two tennis courts and an outdoor freshwater swimming pool on-site. The hotel offers a range of complimentary non-d water sports and the concierge are happy to arrange off-site activities ideal for couples and families including an array of motorized water sports, scuba diving and deep-sea fishing.


The architecture and interior design of the rooms and suites at The Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados resort take inspiration from a typical Barbadian house while providing spacious, luxurious and modern accommodation.

With 24 newly created ground floor Beachfront Junior Suites with tenures overlooking the Caribbean Sea and 48 Deluxe Oceanfront accommodations, each with their own clear private balcony glass - there isn't a chance to miss the outrageously stunning views.

All rooms contain a king sized bed with a choice of relaxed seating areas from which to enjoy the view, both inside and out, and include a 42” flat screen TV, refreshment center, Elite pillow top beds, beautiful original commissioned artwork, WiFi and a media panel along with the following:

  • Refrigerator
  • Air-conditioning
  • Wooden Deck
  • Bathrobes
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Color cable television with remote control
  • DVD / CD player
  • Refreshment center

Beachfront Junior Suite

Beachfront Junior Suites are 60sqm in size and offer Barbadian Plantation style décor, with a stunning ocean view, hard wood floors, private wooden deck, Butler Service, complimentary evening canapés and welcome gift. Large seating area in the room with sofa, table & 2 chairs. The Bathroom has marble floors, a separate tub & shower. Located on the ground floor.

Ocean front deluxe

Oceanfront Deluxe rooms are approx 46sqm in size and located on the 1st and 2nd floors and are just 25 feet from the ocean. The rooms have been recently refurbished, with the spacious balcony area, further enhanced with glass fronted railings offering beautiful unobstructed ocean views. The balcony offers 2 chairs, coffee table and ceiling fan. The bathroom has marble floors, separate tub & shower.

Villa Deluxe

The Villa Deluxe rooms are located in the lush tropical gardens, and offer garden view, each room is 46 sqm. The 3 villa deluxe rooms can be combined to form the 2 or 3 Bedroom Garden Suite.

Two Bedroom Villa Suite

Two Bedroom Garden Suite is located in the lush tropical gardens, offers ground floor sitting area in addition to guest rooms.

Three Bedroom Villa Suite

Three Bedroom Garden Suite - located in the lush tropical gardens, offers ground floor sitting area in addition to guest rooms. It has just been fully renovated with a new inclusion of its own private plunge pool and decking.


For part of the year, the Fairmont Royal Pavilion operates as an adult only resort. However, from March 15th to October 31st and from December 20th to January 5th, children of all ages are welcome with complimentary daily activities and entertainment. For children aged between four and 12, activities include movie nights, turtle trips, sandcastle competitions, cooking classes, arts and crafts, games and talent shows. And for those aged 13 and older, they include snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boats, Hobie cat sailing, beach cricket, football, tennis and Wii.

Certified babysitters are available to monitor and entertain babies and toddlers (24 hours notice is needed). Cots are available at no extra charge. Delicious and healthy childrens' menus are also available.


Facilities at the resort include a fresh water swimming pool, 2 tennis courts, restaurant, bar, café and access to hair dressing salon and local health spa.

There is a new chef who has made some great additions to the menus on offer from the restaurants.


Complimentary activities include use of the fresh water swimming pool, heated Jacuzzi, tennis, fitness center, windsurfing, snorkeling, water skiing, kayaking, sunfish and catamaran sailing. Activities at an additional charge include deep-sea fishing, off-site golf, access to local health spa and scuba.


Babysitting services are available at an additional charge.

Location & Directions

West Coast, Barbados

Located on the west coast of Barbados in St James parish. Fairmont Royal Pavilio is situated 20 miles from the airport, 8 miles from the capital city of Bridgetown, and a half mile from the nearest shopping center in Holetown.

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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Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Fairmont Royal Pavilion

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