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London, England
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Enjoyed our 1 week stay here. Food was good. Staff were friendly and accommodating. The reef is literally on your doorstep at the beach front and I saw my first wild turtle the first time I went snorkelling. Only has one small-ish pool on our side of the hotel which got deep quickly hence not brilliant for little children but...

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2014

18 years after our last visit, we finally returned to Tamarind this time with our children of 16, 15 and 11. We'd forgotten that it's only a 30 min transfer from the airport and so well located. The hotel has really benefitted from its recent refurbishment, with all the pools, new decking areas, bars and restaurant areas looking very good....

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ENGLAND
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We had stayed at Tamarind in 2004 and loved it then but read that the hotel had been refurbished and thought it was overdue time to pay another visit. This time we spent a week at another Barbados hotel first (not good). When we arrived at Tamarind and were shown to a fantastic room (not sure if we were upgraded...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2014

My wife an I have been back for 3 days now having stayed at the Tamarind for 14 nights to celebrate our anniversary. A complimentary bottle of wine was left in our room which was a very kind gesture. We booked a sea facing room 329 which overlooked the water sports hut. This was perfect for us as we had...

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

I recently stayed in room 331 with my daughter at the Tamarind and after reading reviews from other travellers decided to book up .... I must say Antonia and all the other staff from the doorman to the pool staff and everyone in-between really made us feel most welcomed and are a credit to the business. The location is great...

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 22 July 2014

My fiancé and I stayed at Tamarind and fell in love. It is an amazing place to stay. Everyone is very friendly and cater to your every need. We would absolutely stay there again and again. The only thing that we weren't so pleased about was that men have a dress code to eat dinner on the deck. A dress...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We loved our honeymoon at Tamarind and couldn't have asked for more. In fact we loved it so much what we have booked again already to return for our anniversary. The staff were fantastic and so friendly - very attentive and polite and there were so many little touches that we really appreciated. The beach service is excellent, fresh fruit,...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2014

We married here but never got round to posting a review. This hotel was fabulous from start to finish. We married on the beach with our families and if you are planning a wedding I would definitely recommend - looking forward to going back for an anniversary treat... 5 star at its best!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 July 2014

We spent our honeymoon (8 nights) in Tamarind and we are so pleased with our choice. Great location, perfect beach, delicious breakfasts and amazing sea view from our room. On arrival we received a complimentary bottle of wine and strawberries with a greeting card to congratulate on our marriage. Don't miss the free water sports and the happy hours. I...

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Seattle
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful place to spend a vacation. The food and amenities were just about as incredibly as the staff. My girl Toni was the absolute sweetest lady I've ever met. Our house keeper Merica was amazing and our bartender Jamal always kept us laughing. Best trip I have ever been on hands down, and it wouldn't have been so...

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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
Region: Caribbean > Barbados > Saint James Parish > Paynes Bay
Price Range: $328 - $1,397 (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
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“Rooms on first and second floors provide better views”
 of 5 bubbles 392elenat, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“First and second floor ocean front are the best.”
  • Balcony view
 of 5 bubbles pug2black, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffandHelenH, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pool view rooms near the bar area also have a view out to sea”
 of 5 bubbles Sammybb1, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms will have some sort of sea view but recommend to pay the extra for a full sea view worth every extra penny!”
 of 5 bubbles Forsh1, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
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