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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2014

we stayed at The Tamarind in May 2014 and absolutely loved our 10 nights there. The staff are mostly friendly and courteous and eager to please in an understaded and much appreciated way; they are not gushing but genuine. The ambience is laid back and relaxing; perfect for unwinding after a hectic stay in New York or a busy work...

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Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Having visited the Tamarind for 20 years with my family me and my wife brought our 1 year old daughter for her first visit to Barbados. I can say without hesitation this was the best experience we have had at the Tamarind and I really couldn't fault anything - which trust me I normally can. The levels of customer service...

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2Thank AlexWadey
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2014

If you are looking for a hotel with a beautiful setting and where you receive five star treatment from the start to finish of your holiday then the Tamarind is the hotel for you. From the moment you arrive and welcomed with a famous Tamarind Rum Punch you are made to feel part of this very special "family". We are...

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2Thank Eleanor G
Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2014

I have been visiting Barbados for over 50 years but had never stayed at the Tamarind; I only wish that I had tried it before! It was a quite exceptional experience. The staff could not be faulted, courteous, friendly and genuinely interested in ensuring that you were have a great time and that you wanted for nothing! Please thank them...

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2Thank Mike S
Reviewed 17 September 2014

My boyfriend and I had an amazing time at Tamarind. Our room was overlooking the ocean which made for a breath taking view to wake up to every morning. The beach was just steps away from our room and was extremely well-kept, clean and relaxing. The staff was also very accommodating and kind! Special shout-outs to Crystal and Patrick who...

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1Thank Nadia T
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2014

This has to be one of the most beautiful settings in the world. The white sandy beach was yards from our beautiful room. The staff are excellent, we had five star service and our stay was made all the more special by the great personalities of Yvette and Alvin. What hotel serves you a Rum Punch while you are checking...

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1Thank Lamaload
Faro, Portugal
Reviewed 16 September 2014

It's the small attention to detail that sets this hotel above the rest. Nothing was overlooked and they always went the extra mile to please their guests. They even set up a special breakfast table in the bar so I could watch an early morning match. I really didn't expect that. Unlike so many corporate hotels the staff appear GENUINELY...

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1Thank Houndog200
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Just returned from the Tamarind and we had the most fabulous stay and welcome we have ever experienced. Staff very friendly, welcoming and always pleasant. We ate mainly at the hotel which was superb whether at the Poolside Bar or Restaurant. Thoroughly enjoyed the amazing amount of water sports on offer and the cocktail happy hours ! Looking forward to...

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1Thank Mrsfiesty
Surrey, England
Reviewed 12 September 2014

I cannot recommend this hotel enough. We stayed for two weeks in June and had the most wonderful time with our two children. The hotel itself is very laid back Caribean style and you are met upon arrival by the traditional 'blow your socks' off rum punch. All staff from the moment we arrived to the moment we left were...

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Lancashire
Reviewed 11 September 2014

A warm welcome on arrival and friendly helpful staff (Neil, Crystal and Antonia). We have stayed here many times now. There are lots of different rooms available giving a variation of experiences. If you take young children the girls at Tamarind club are outstanding. The Paynes bay beach is beautiful. There are beach sellers, they are governed by the security...

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Paid Internet
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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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  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
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: $345 - $1,188 (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
Tamarind By Elegant Hotels Barbados/Paynes Bay
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